Once Upon a Time cast rankedby andresmv-27699 | created - 09 Aug 2018 | updated - 09 Aug 2018 | Public
I ranked Once Upon a Time cast based on how I think they made the show better or hurted it with their way of acting or either casting decision
Actress | Once Upon a Time
Lana Maria Parrilla (born July 15, 1977) is an American actress. Parrilla is best known for her roles on television and radio. She was a regular cast member in the fifth season of the ABC sitcom Spin City (1996) from 2000 to 2001. She later starred in Boomtown (2002-2003), Windfall (2006), ...
Lana Parrilla as the Evil Queen was everything. She did such an amazing work portraying this powerful and evil character. I loved her as The Evil Queen. She made me love this character everytime more and more.
Actor | The Full Monty
Robert Carlyle was born in Maryhill, Glasgow, Scotland, to Elizabeth, a bus company employee, and Joseph Carlyle, a painter and decorator. He was raised by his father after his mother left him when he was four. At the age of 21, after reading Arthur Miller's "The Crucible," he enrolled in acting ...
Robert Carlyle is a damn king. Wow. The best cast decision from the show, he got everything to be the amazing Rumplestillskin. He is super talented, he played a really hard psychologic character. His acting left me pleased. Forever grateful with this actor and character.
Actress | Iron Man Three
Rebecca Mader was born on April 24, 1977 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England as Rebecca Leigh Mader. She is an actress and writer, known for Iron Man 3 (2013), The Devil Wears Prada (2006) and Lost (2004). She has been married to Marcus Kayne since November 23, 2016. She was previously married to...
I loved the work of Rebecca, I mean she slayed as The Wicked Witch. I think this character is with the Evil Queen one of the bests. In some sad moments Rebecca really made me cry, and also the sassy moments were everything to me.
Actress | The Purge
Born in Western Australia in 1990, Adelaide Kane had been acting since she was 6 and got her first major role, in 2006, when she won the role of "Lolly Allen" on Neighbours (1985). She entered a Dolly Magazine Competition and won the role in late 2006. When she got the role, she and her family had ...
Adelaide Kane really did that? She shined! The seventh season wasn't the best but Ivy was one of the characters that saved the show this season. Aside Alice, Ivy was the best character of Season 7. She deserved to be a regular.
5. Meghan Ory
Actress | Higher Ground
Meghan Ory is a Canadian actress, born in Victoria, British Columbia. She started acting in theater before her teens, but was prohibited by her mother-a drama teacher-from auditioning for film and TV roles until she could pay for her own head shots. She made her film debut in The Darklings, a 1999 ...
Red Riding Hood, a powerful character with an amazing plot, I missed her so much in the last seasons. The way this kid's fairytale is shown is so unique. Loved Meghan for this role. I'm thankful for this amazing actress, I stan her so much.
Actress | The World's End
Rose Reynolds was born in Devon, England. In 2009 she relocated to London to train at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, graduating in 2012. She now considers home to be anywhere between Devon, London and Los Angeles. Film credits include A Grand Romantic Gesture (2019) and The World's End (...
I loved Alice. That was crazy seeing Alice in Wonderland in a different way, I loved the plot about Alice's life. Loved Rose Reynold's work too. She got to be one of my favorite actresses and I just discovered her!
7. Jamie Chung
Actress | Big Hero 6
Jamie Chung was born and raised in California, the daughter of Korean parents. She studied Economics at the University of California, Riverside. Chung's break came in 2004, when she was working in a sports bar. MTV held auditions for The Real World (1992) there, she tried out, and was successful, ...
Mulan was my favorite recurring role. Since the first time I saw her I loved it. This way of showing Mulan's history. She wasn't harnessed at last.
Actress | House M.D.
Jennifer Marie Morrison was born in Chicago, Illinois, the oldest child of teachers David and Judy Morrison. She was raised in Arlington Heights, IL, with a younger sister and brother. She attended the same school her parents taught at, Prospect High School. As a child, she did some work as a model...
Really loved her as Emma but they lost this character's magic on the last seasons.
Actress | The Hills Have Eyes
Emilie was born on 27th December 1981, and grew up in Mount Eliza, Victoria, Australia. When she was 15, she was accepted at the highly selective Australian Ballet School in Melbourne. However, after only a year, she dropped out and undertook acting courses.
Her first starring role was on the ...
As I have heard Emilie de Ravin is judged by people saying she can't act but what I see on her is a really amazing actress with a lot of talent. The best version of Belle. I really loved everything about this character.
10. Tiera Skovbye
Actress | Riverdale
Nurturing an impressive body of work encompassing film and television, Tiera Skovbye's career continues to evolve with diverse and challenging projects. Tiera currently (2020) stars as the lead of the Global series "Nurses" which follows five young nurses working on the front lines of a busy ...
She was one of my favs from Season 7. Her moments with Rose Reynolds... They did an amazing job. I see that Robin Hood humility in this character.
11. Amy Manson
Actress | Doom: Annihilation
She absolutely is Merida. Loved her work
12. Josh Dallas
Actor | Thor
Josh Dallas was born in Louisville Kentucky. At the age of sixteen, Josh received the Sarah Exley Scholarship, a full ride scholarship given to one American student every three years to study acting at the prestigious "Mountview Conservatoire for the Performing Arts" in London, England. As an actor...
Speechless. His work was amazing
13. Gabrielle Anwar
Actress | Scent of a Woman
Her father is Tariq Anwar and her mother is Shireen Anwar. Anwar attended Laleham Church of England Primary and Middle School from 1975 to 1982. Trinian's sketch in the school concert of 1982 gave an early indication of her theatrical leanings. She studied at the London drama and dance school, "...
I would have liked to see more about Rapunzel Tremaine and her story flashbacks. Evenly she did a good job, and she was a great casting choice.
14. Ginnifer Goodwin
Actress | Big Love
Ginnifer Goodwin was born Jennifer Michelle Goodwin on May 22, 1978, in Memphis, Tennessee, to Linda (Kantor), who worked at FedEx, and Tim Goodwin, who had a recording studio. Bright and talented, Ginnifer carried her love for theater and acting through her high school years. She graduated from ...
She looks like Snow White. She was amazing. She slayed. She made me love Snow White no matter what, and taught me about hope.
15. Jared Gilmore
Actor | Once Upon a Time
His character really developed so much, more than the other ones. He is great. Henry is a future king!
Actress | Not Another Teen Movie
JoAnna Garcia Swisher was born in Tampa, Florida. She began performing at the age of ten, when she auditioned for a local theater production and landed the lead. She continued to act in high school where she was discovered by Nickelodeon and commuted from Florida to Montreal, Quebec, Canada, to ...
I Loved Ariel, I laughed so much with this character, but they didn't take advantage of this magical character.
17. Colin O'Donoghue
Actor | The Rite
O'Donoghue was born and raised in Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland, in a Roman Catholic family. He initially attended Dundalk Grammar School, and then The Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin. At age 16, O'Donoghue went to Paris, France, for a month to learn the French language. Colin's early career ...
This way of showing Captain Hook was a very good decision. I'm glad he got to be a main character and the way writers mixed everything about him with the Charming's and Emma.
18. Alison Fernandez
Actress | Upside-Down Magic
Alison Fernandez is a Brooklyn born actress known for: Disney's "Upside Down Magic", Amber Diaz on Netflix's "Team Kaylie", Daliah aka: Ice Girl in Logan (2017), Lucy Mills in Once Upon A Time (2018), Jane the Virgin (2014-2018), Zara Amaro in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (Seasons 13 to 18) ...
Loved her as Henry's daughter. She's going to be an amazing actress when she grows up
19. Victoria Smurfit
Actress | Bulletproof Monk
Victoria Smurfit was born on March 31, 1974 in Dublin, Ireland. She is an actress and producer, known for Bulletproof Monk (2003), The Beach (2000) and About a Boy (2002). She was previously married to Douglas Baxter.
The best version of Cruella De Vil. She was an amazing cruella. One of my favorite minor characters.
20. Rose McIver
Actress | The Lovely Bones
Rose McIver is an actress from New Zealand. She is the daughter of John George Whitfield "Mac" McIver and Ann "Annie" Coney. Her father is a professional photographer, while her mother is an artist. Rose has an older brother, musician Paul McIver.
When only 2-years-old, McIver started appearing in ...
I wished Tinkerbell appeared more but well, Rose was great and I loved her as Tink.
21. Emma Booth
Actress | Hounds of Love
Emma Booth was born in 1982 in Perth, Western Australia, Australia. She is an actress and producer, known for Hounds of Love (2016), The Gloaming (2020) and Glitch (2015). She has been married to Dominick Joseph Luna since 2013.
What an amazing work! This character's story left me speechless. A great casting decision and an amazing villain, the best choice.
22. Andrew J. West
Actor | The Walking Dead
Andrew J. West was born in Merrillville, Indiana and grew up in the nearby town of Lake Station. He was interested in acting from an early age, but he didn't actually get to throw himself into it until he went to Indiana University. At first he studied philosophy and anthropology, steering clear of...
I really liked him as Henry (adult), but I wasn't very satisfied about him. His acting was good but not the best for me. I didn't see the care tie with The Evil Queen, that was dissapointing. It was like so mock.
23. Mekia Cox
Actress | Gotham
The consummate triple threat, Mekia Cox burst on the scene when she was cast as the vivacious DJ Sasha, on The CW's hit series "90210". From there, the Florida State University graduate was able to work with other industry icons including J.J. Abrams and producer Josh Reims when she was a series ...
I wish she appeared more, she didn't even interact that much as a main actor and didn't do anything "important".
24. Jaime Murray
Actress | Castlevania
Jaime Murray is a British actress, activist and television producer who lives and works in Los Angeles California. Trained at Drama Centre London before playing con artist Stacie Monroe in the BBC series Hustle upon graduation in 2004. The role of Lila West in the Showtime series Dexter took her to...
Omg I hate this character so much. This actress is a badass, she was great at this.
25. Sarah Bolger
Actress | In America
Sarah Lee Bolger (born 28 February 1991) is an Irish actress. She is best known for her roles in the films In America (2002), Stormbreaker, and The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008), as well as her award winning role as Lady Mary Tudor in the TV series The Tudors (2007), and for guest starring as ...
Aurora should've appeared more. Her story got lost.
26. Sean Maguire
Actor | Once Upon a Time
Sean was born on 18 April 1976 in Ilford, Essex, England. He made his acting debut at the age of five in Voyage Around My Father with Sir Laurence Olivier. Many TV roles for UK television followed including Tegs in Grange Hill, Aiden Brosnan in EastEnders, Marty in Dangerfield and Lee in Sunburn (...
I loved Robin Hood but I did not like Sean Maguire as Robin at all.
27. Jessy Schram
Actress | Unstoppable
Jessy Schram has been a natural performer since early childhood. At the age of 10, her "intangible star quality" was recognized by the Stewart Talent Agency in Chicago, which signed her as both an actress and fashion model. She immediately established herself as one of Chicago's most successful ...
Cinderella was a character that didn't got the chance to took advantage from.
28. Karen David
Actress | Galavant
From India to Canada, England to America, Karen David has crisscrossed the world making true fans everywhere along the way. With her exotic beauty and multicultural pedigree, of which she includes Chinese, Khasi tribe, and Indian, the actress and singer/songwriter has found equal diversity in her ...
I think I loved Jasmine but they didn't do the best for this character and even for Season 6A.
29. Eion Bailey
Actor | Band of Brothers
Eion is known for his performances in the Emmy and Golden Globe winning HBO miniseries Band of Brothers, character roles in "Fight Club" , "Almost Famous", "Center Stage" and leading man opposite Antonio Banderas in HBOs "And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself". Eion was nominated for a Golden ...
Another wasted main character.
30. Dania Ramirez
Actress | Premium Rush
Dania is a Latin American actress born in the Dominican Republic. She grew up, living with her grandmother, in a poor household. Her parents left for the United States, when she was 6-months old, and she finally joined them in New York when she was age 10.
She knew from a young age that she wanted ...
I didn't like as much her as Cinderella but I kinda liked her sometimes, but I would have prefered another actress, to do Cinderella
Actor | True Blood
I didn't like him at all as Baelfire, he was not the best choice. But his acting wasn't bad
32. Raphael Sbarge
Actor | Once Upon a Time
Born into a theatrical family in New York City (his mother, Jeanne Button, was a Broadway costume designer, and his father, Stephen Arnold Sbarge, was a writer, painter and filmmaker), Raphael Sbarge began acting at the age of 4, appearing in several episodes of Sesame Street (1969).
He has went on ...
I didn't like this character, but Raphael did good. It was kind of cliché. I wish they would showed a different version of Jiminy Cricket.
33. Sebastian Stan
Sebastian Stan was born on August 13, 1982, in Constanta, Romania. He moved with his mother to Vienna, Austria, when he was eight, and then to New York when he was twelve. Stan studied at Rutgers Mason Gross School of the Arts and spent a year at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London.
When he went ...
The Mad Hatter, amazing but wasted
34. Giles Matthey
Actor | Jobs
I really didn't like Giddeon, but Giles's work wasn't bad either.
35. David Anders
Actor | The Revenant
David Anders Holt, known professionally as David Anders, is an American television and stage actor. He is best known for his roles as Julian Sark on Alias, as Adam Monroe on Heroes, as John Gilbert in the TV series The Vampire Diaries, Dr. Whale on ABC's Once Upon a Time, and as Blaine "DeBeers" ...
This character was kind of useless.
36. Jamie Dornan
Actor | The Fall
Jamie Dornan was born on May 1, 1982 in Belfast, Northern Ireland as James Dornan. He is an actor, known for The Fall (2013), A Private War (2018) and Anthropoid (2016). He has been married to Amelia Warner since April 27, 2013. They have three children.
Didn't like this character at all.