Every Riverdale Character Ranked From Best to Worst

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Every Riverdale Character Ranked From Best to Worst

Based on the characters of Archie Comics, Riverdale brings them alive in this American teen drama. Riverdale looks like a picture-perfect town on the outside. However, fans know that it's far from that. But, we all love the characters anyway. So, that's why we're bringing you the best and worst Riverdale characters of all time, ranked.

This show is all about drama, thanks to the characters. There's plenty of darkness Riverdale dives into, which is why we love it so much. Money, lies, and murder are inevitable.

Which characters are your favorite? It's definitely hard to love them all the same. We've composed a list of every Riverdale character, and it's up to you to rank them. So, vote for your favorites. And least favorites. This rank is up to you, the fans.

Did we forget a character? Let us know!

Jughead Jones

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Jughead Jones (Cole Sprouse) is a smart and eccentric high school kid.

Archie Andrews

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Archie Andrews (KJ Apa) is a lovable teenager and a promising musician.

Betty Cooper

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Betty Cooper (Lili Reinhart) is your typical girl-next-door. Not to mention, she's absolutely beautiful.

Veronica Lodge

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Veronica Lodge (Camila Mendes) moved to Riverdale after her father was arrested, and she's known as the rich girl around town.

Reggie Mantle

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Reggie Mantle (Ross Butler) is a young writer who comes from a well-to-do family.

Cheryl Blossom

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A wealthy teenage girl, Cheryl Blossom (Madeline Petsch) is the daughter of a businessman.

Miss Grundy

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Miss Grundy (Sara Habel) was a music teacher at Riverdale High who began an affair with a student, Archie.

Midge Klump


Midge Klump (Emilija Baranac) is a high school student who plays the role of a loyal girlfriend.

Kevin Keller

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The new kid in town, Kevin Keller (Casey Cott) is also known as the nice guy at Riverdale.

Hiram Lodge

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Hiram Lodge (Mark Consuelos) is a multi-billionaire, making him one of the richest men in the world.

Chuck Clayton

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Chuck Clayton (Jordan Calloway) is a former football player and aspiring cartoonist.

Josie McCoy

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A student at Riverdale, Josie McCoy (Ashleigh Murray) is a talented musician.

Dilton Doiley

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There's no denying that Dilton Doiley (Major Curda) is the smartest kid on Riverdale.

Fred Andrews

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Fred Andrews (Luke Perry) owns a construction business and is the father to Archie.

Hermoine Lodge

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Hermoine Lodge (Marisol Nichols) is married to a multi-billionaire, and secretly the big boss of the town.

Penelope Blossom

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Penelope Blossom (Nathalie Boltt) is a strong mother and wife of a murderer who later killed himself.

Melody Valentine

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Melody Valentine (Asha Bromfield) is a member of the band, Josie and the Pussycats.

Alice Cooper

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Alice Cooper (M├Ądchen Amick) is the editor and co-owner of the local newspaper.

Sweet Pea

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Sweet Pea (Jordon Connor) is a transfer student to Riverdale, and hates the Northside like everyone else.