As one of the greatest and most famous scientists of all time said: “Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.” Yeah, Einstein said that, and he was no writer or director.
So what excuse could we possibly have not to immerse ourselves into the superabundance of fiction that the greatest of our species has created? I hope I have challenged you enough. Without further ado, here are the biggest fictional characters in history whose names start with C.
60. Chuck (Angry Birds)
Chuck is the deuteragonist of the Angry Birds series. He is an Atlantic canary with an incredibly high speed and a member of the Angry Birds.
59. Charmeleon (Pokémon)
Charmeleon is a Fire-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I. Charmeleon, like its other evolutionary forms, can naturally breathe fire.
58. Charmander (Pokémon)
Charmander is a Fire-type Pokémon that evolves into a Charmeleon starting at level 16. It is one of the three Starter Pokémon that can be chosen in the Kanto region.
57. Charizard (Pokémon)
Charizard is a Fire/Flying-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I. It can Mega Evolve into either Mega Charizard X or Mega Charizard Y, and is the mascot for Pokémon Red and its remake, Pokémon FireRed.
56. Captain Underpants (Captain Underpants)
Captain Underpants is the titular tritagonist of the Captain Underpants franchise and is the alter ego of Benjamin Krupp. Similar to his alter ego, Captain Underpants is a bald, overweight man.
55. Curious George (Curious George)
Curious George is the protagonist in a series of popular children’s books by the same name. George’s dominant trait is being overly curious, as his name suggests.
54. Cosmo (Fairly OddParents)
Cosmo Julius Cosma is one of the two title characters of The Fairly OddParents alongside his wife Wanda and one of the main characters on the show. He is one of Timmy, and Chloe’s fairy godparents alongside his wife, Wanda, and his son, Poof.
53. Clayton (Tarzan)
Clayton is the main antagonist of Disney’s 1999 animated feature film, Tarzan. He initially serves as a protector for Jane and her father Archimedes Q. Porter on an expedition to Africa in search of gorillas, but his secret agenda is to use the trip as a way to hunt gorillas in order to sell them on the black market.
52. Chowder (Chowder)
Chowder is the main protagonist of the series of the same name. He is an apprentice under the learning of Mung Daal.
51. The Cat In The Hat (The Cat In The Hat)
The Cat in the Hat is a farm cat in Dr. Seuss’s short story The Cat in the Hat. He is a tall anthropomorphic cat, who wears a red and white-striped hat and a red bow tie and sometimes has an umbrella with him mostly green, blue, or red.
50. Carmen Sandiego (Carmen Sandiego)
Carmen Isabella Sandiego is the main character of the eponymous edutainment franchise. Throughout most of the franchise, she is a master thief and is the founder and leader of the Villains International League of Evil (code-named V.I.L.E.).
49. Charlie Brown (Peanuts)
Charles “Charlie” Brown is a major character in the Peanuts comic strip by Charles M. Schulz. He has been hailed as one of the best cartoon characters of all time, and he has become one of the great American archetypes.
48. Carnage (Marvel Comics)
Cletus Cortland Kasady, also known as Carnage, is a major antagonist from Marvel Comics. He is a deranged serial killer who bonded with a symbiote, turning him into a vicious supervillain, and is the primary archenemy of Venom.
47. Cable (Marvel Comics)
Cable (Nathan Christopher Charles Summers) is a time-traveling soldier from the future in Marvel Comics who is here to prevent his apocalyptic timeline from coming to pass.
46. Crazy Frog (Crazy Frog)
Crazy Frog is a Finnish CGI-animated character and musician introduced in 2003 by Erik Wernquist. Marketed by the ringtone provider Jamba!, the character was originally created to accompany a sound effect produced while attempting to imitate the sound of a two-stroke engine.
45. Clarissa Dalloway (Mrs Dalloway)
Clarissa Dalloway is the heroine of the 1925 novel Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf, who struggles constantly to balance her internal life with the external world.
44. Chicken Little (Chicken Little)
Ace “Chicken Little” Cluck is the titular protagonist of Disney’s 2005 animated feature film of the same name.
43. Cruella De Vil (101 Dalmatians)
Cruella De Vil is the main antagonist of Disney’s 1961 animated feature film 101 Dalmatians. She is an eccentric, fashion-obsessed heiress who wishes to use the skins of 99 Dalmatian puppies to create a spotted fur coat.
42. Casper The Friendly Ghost (Casper The Friendly Ghost)
Casper the Friendly Ghost is the protagonist of the Famous Studios theatrical animated cartoon series of the same name and is a good ghost, who, much to the chagrin of his uncles, prefers to help people, rather than scare them.
41. Chief Wiggum (The Simpsons)
Chief Clancy Wiggum is the head of the Springfield Police Department. He is an extreme stereotype of a lazy police officer.
40. Cookie Monster (Sesame Street)
Cookie Monster is a voracious monster and one of the main characters on Sesame Street. Covered with blue fur and possessing a pair of googly eyes, Cookie Monster has an insatiable appetite.
39. Christopher Robin (Winnie The Pooh)
Christopher Robin is a character who first appeared in Disney’s Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree. He is the owner and best friend of Winnie the Pooh.
38. Conan the Barbarian (Weird Tales)
Conan is a Cimmerian, a barbarian of the far north; he was born on a battlefield and is the son of the village blacksmith Corin.
37. Chucky (Child’s Play)
Charles Lee Ray aka “Chucky” is the main antagonist of the Child’s Play series. Chucky is portrayed as a notorious serial killer, Charles Lee Ray, whose spirit inhabits a “Good Guy” doll and continuously tries to transfer his soul from the doll to a human body.
36. Clementine (Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind)
Clementine Kruczynski is a spontaneous extrovert who, after breaking up with him after a two-year relationship, erases Joel Barish from her mind. She is portrayed by Kate Winslet.
35. Cleveland Brown (Family Guy)
Cleveland Orenthal Brown, Sr. is a supporting character on Family Guy, and central character in the spin-off series, The Cleveland Show. He is the token black guy in the neighborhood and a sort of novelty in Quahog.
34. Chris Griffin (Family Guy)
Christopher Cross “Chris” Griffin is the middle child of the Griffin family. He is voiced by Seth Green.
33. Cogsworth (Beauty And The Beast)
Cogsworth is a supporting character in Disney‘s 1991 animated feature film, Beauty and the Beast. He is the Beast’s majordomo who was turned into an enchanted pendulum clock, by the Enchantress’s curse.
32. Claudius (Hamlet)
Hamlet’s major antagonist, King Claudius is a shrewd, lustful, conniving, and corrupt politician whose main weapon is his ability to manipulate others through his skillful use of language.
31. Carl Fredricksen (Up)
Carl Fredricksen is the protagonist of the 2009 animated feature film, Up. He is an old and cranky retired helium balloon salesman, and the widower of Ellie Fredricksen.
30. Carrie (Carrie)
Carrietta N. White, best known as Carrie White, is a protagonist villain and anti-villain of the Stephen King multiverse. Serving as the titular main villainous protagonist of Stephen King’s first horror novel, Carrie, she gradually discovers that she has telekinetic powers.
29. Cyclops (Marvel Comics)
Scott Summers, also known as Cyclops, is a superhero from Marvel Comics, appearing as one of the main protagonists of X-Men comics. He is the leader of the X-Men and one of Professor Xavier’s first students.
28. Carl Grimes (The Walking Dead)
Carl Grimes is the former deuteragonist and a survivor of the outbreak in AMC’s The Walking Dead. He is the son of Rick and Lori Grimes and the half-brother of Judith Grimes and R.J. Grimes.
27. Charlie Harper (Two And A Half Men)
Charlie Harper is a hedonistic bachelor, former rock musician-turned-jingle/children’s songwriter, Alan’s brother, Jake’s uncle, and Jenny’s father. Despite his arrogant and rambunctious demeanor, he does possess a kind heart, though he very rarely shows it.
26. Charles Foster Kane (Citizen Kane)
Charles Foster Kane was an American newspaper magnate who built the nation’s largest newspaper chain and whose methods profoundly influenced American journalism.
25. Captain Marvel (Marvel Comics)
Captain Marvel (Carol Susan Jane Danvers, and Kree name Car-Ell), previously known as Ms. Marvel, is a superhero from Marvel Comics. She is a human and Kree hybrid who became a pilot for the United States Air Force and became a superhero after unlocking her powers from the Psyche-Magnitron.
24. Courage (Courage The Cowardly Dog)
Courage is the titular character and the main protagonist of Courage the Cowardly Dog. He is a pink beagle who was found by Muriel Bagge after he escaped from the Pets of Tomorrow vet clinic in the town of Nowhere, Kansas.
23. Cliff Huxtable (The Cosby Show)
Dr. Heathcliff Isaac “Cliff” Huxtable is the main protagonist and main character of The Cosby Show.
22. Cassian Andor (Star Wars)
Cassian Jeron Andor, also known by the codename Fulcrum, was a human male soldier, pilot, and intelligence officer who served in the Confederacy of Independent Systems during the Clone Wars, and, later, with the Alliance to Restore the Republic during the Galactic Civil War.
21. Cho Chang (Harry Potter)
Cho Chang was a witch who attended Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and was sorted into Ravenclaw House. She was a Seeker for the Ravenclaw Quidditch team and a popular student.
20. Cedric Diggory (Harry Potter)
Cedric Diggory was a British wizard who was the son of Amos Diggory and a member of the Hufflepuff House. During his time at school, he was a prefect and captained the Hufflepuff Quidditch team, playing as Seeker.
19. Cosmo Kramer (Seinfeld)
Cosmo Kramer (usually referred to by just Kramer), played by Michael Richards, is the wacky neighbor and friend of Jerry Seinfeld.
18. Chopper (One Piece)
Tony Tony Chopper, also known as “Cotton Candy Lover” Chopper, is the doctor of the Straw Hat Pirates. He is the sixth member of the crew and the fifth to join, doing so at the end of the Drum Island Arc.
17. Charles Xavier (Marvel Comics)
Charles Francis Xavier, also known as Professor X, is a superhero from Marvel Comics. He is the founder of the X-Men and a dedicated champion of mutant/human coexistence – forming the X-Men as a means to protect the world against evil and criminal mutants as well as anti-mutant humans that sought to destroy or enslave each other.
16. Christopher Moltisanti (The Sopranos)
Christopher Moltisanti, portrayed by Michael Imperioli, is the deuteragonist of the HBO television series The Sopranos. He is an associate, and later a soldier, in the Soprano Crew.
15. Count Dooku (Star Wars)
Count Dooku, a Force-sensitive Serennian human male, was a Jedi Master who fell to the dark side of the Force and became the Dark Lord of the Sith Darth Tyranus during the final years of the Galactic Republic.
14. Cthulhu (Lovecraft)
Cthulhu is a Great Old One of great power who lies in a death-like slumber beneath the Pacific Ocean in his sunken city of R’lyeh. He remains a dominant presence in the eldritch dealings of our world.
13. Catwoman (DC Comics)
Catwoman (Selina Kyle) is an anti-heroine in DC Comics and its universe, and Batman’s main love interest and on and off enemy and ally.
12. Catelyn Stark (A Song Of Ice And Fire)
Lady Catelyn Stark was born into House Tully as the daughter of Hoster Tully, the Lord Paramount of the Trident, and sister of Lysa and Edmure Tully. She was the wife of Eddard Stark and the mother of his five children.
11. Cyborg (DC Comics)
Victor Stone, also known as Cyborg, is a superhero in the Justice League. An upcoming athlete, Stone was involved in a tragic accident that destroyed most of his body but was saved by technology that made him half-man, half-machine.
10. Chandler Bing (Friends)
Chandler Muriel Bing is one of the six main characters on Friends and the husband of Monica Geller. He was portrayed by Matthew Perry and is notable for his sarcastic and witty sense of humor.
9. Carmela Soprano (The Sopranos)
Carmela Soprano is the wife of Mafia boss Tony Soprano. She is also the mother of Meadow Soprano and Anthony Soprano, Jr.
8. Carrie Bradshaw (Sex And The City)
Carrie Bradshaw is the narrator and lead character of the HBO drama Sex and the City. Bradshaw is a New York City newspaper columnist, party girl, fashionista, and later, freelance writer for Vogue.
7. C-3PO (Star Wars)
C-3PO was a 3PO-series protocol droid designed to interact with organics, programmed primarily for etiquette and protocol. Along with his counterpart, the astromech droid R2-D2, C-3PO constantly found himself directly involved in pivotal moments of galactic history and aided in saving the galaxy on many occasions.
6. Chewbacca (Star Wars)
Chewbacca, known affectionately to his friends as Chewie, was a Wookiee male warrior, smuggler, mechanic, pilot, and resistance fighter who fought in the Clone Wars, the Galactic Civil War, the Cold War, and the subsequent First Order-Resistance War. Chewbacca was enslaved by the Empire until he was rescued by Corporal Han Solo, becoming his co-pilot aboard the Millennium Falcon.
5. Cersei Lannister (A Song Of Ice And Fire)
Queen Cersei I Lannister was the twentieth ruler of the Seven Kingdoms and the widow of King Robert Baratheon. She was the daughter of Lord Tywin Lannister, twin sister of Jaime Lannister, and elder sister of Tyrion Lannister.
4. Count Dracula (Dracula)
Count Dracula, also simply known as Dracula or Alucard, is the titular main antagonist of the 1897 legendary horror novel Dracula by Bram Stoker. He is a centuries-old vampire, sorcerer, and Transylvanian nobleman, who rules over his namesake palace known as Castle Dracula, and he attempts to expand his realm in England.
3. Captain America (Marvel Comics)
Captain America (Steven Grant “Steve” Rogers) is the titular patriotic superhero of the Captain America comic book and one of the first heroes in the Marvel Universe. He fought against Red Skull during WWII as part of a secret Super-Soldier Serum experiment and was revived in the modern age by the Avengers.
2. Clark Kent (DC Comics)
Clark Kent is Superman’s secret identity and is the adopted son of Jonathan and Martha Kent. He works as a reporter for the Daily Planet for the convenience of receiving late-breaking news before the public.
1. Cinderella (Cinderella)
Cinderella is the titular protagonist of Disney’s 1950 animated feature film, Cinderella. Her faith and everlasting optimism manifested itself into a Fairy Godmother, whose magic served as a catalyst for Cinderella’s ascent from servant to princess.