Doesn’t matter if you prefer classic characters from books or films and TV shows, one thing that is certain is there are some characters that stand out more than others. This article below lists the biggest fictional characters in history whose names start with F. How many of them do you recognize?
50. Fang (Harry Potter)
Fang was an oversized boarhound dog, and one of Rubeus Hagrid’s pets. He was a large dog that lived in his hut with him and accompanied Hagrid in many places, such as the Forbidden Forest.
49. Figaro (Pinocchio)
Figaro is Geppetto’s pet Tuxedo Cat in Disney‘s 1940 animated film Pinocchio. He later appeared as Minnie Mouse’s cat in several cartoon shorts.
48. Firenze (Harry Potter)
Professor Firenze was a centaur, part of the Forbidden Forest Centaur colony, and a Divination teacher at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry from 1996 to 1998. Firenze saved Harry Potter in the forest from Lord Voldemort, frightening him away and carrying Harry on his back to safety.
47. Foggy Nelson (Marvel Comics)
Behind every great attorney and vigilante is a devoted best friend like Franklin P. “Foggy” Nelson. It’s not easy living in Daredevil’s shadow, but Foggy Nelson, Esq. holds up pretty well, even if he does occasionally disagree over legal matters.
46. Fat Lady (Harry Potter)
The Fat Lady was a portrait who guarded the entrance to Gryffindor Tower at Hogwarts Castle. She asked for a password before she let anyone in, then swung her picture backward so that students could enter through a portrait hole.
45. Fenrir Greyback (Harry Potter)
Fenrir Greyback was a werewolf bounty hunter infamous for his general savagery and preference for attacking children. He was a leader in his community and strived to infect as many people as possible with lycanthropy, hoping to build an army strong enough to eventually take over the wizarding community.
44. Flappy Bird (Flappy Bird)
Flappy Bird is a game where you tap the screen to make the bird fly. This is a frustrating game to some people, as if you hit a pipe, your bird falls and you restart the game.
43. Filius Flitwick (Harry Potter)
Filius Flitwick was a part-goblin wizard who attended Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and was sorted into Ravenclaw House, being an intelligent young man and a model student. Sometime after his graduation, Flitwick returned to Hogwarts and became the Charms Master, as well as the Head of Ravenclaw House.
42. Flynn Rider (Tangled)
Eugene Fitzherbert (better known as Flynn Rider) is the deuteragonist of Disney’s 2010 animated feature film, Tangled. A swashbuckler known for his charm and quick wit, Flynn made a name for himself as a notorious thief.
41. Faora-Ul (DC Comics)
Sub-commander Faora-Ul is an infamous Kryptonian war criminal and second-in-command of the Sword of Rao, serving as the loyal right hand to General Dru-Zod, and was one of the first great enemies of the hero Superman.
40. Flash (Zootopia)
Flash Slothmore is a male three-toed sloth and a supporting character in Zootopia. He works at the Department of Mammal Vehicles.
39. Fozzie Bear (Sesame Street)
Fozzie Bear is The Muppet Show’s resident comedian. He’s an orange-brown, fuzzy Muppet bear who tells bad jokes, usually punctuated with his catchphrase laugh, “Wocka wocka wocka!”
38. Ferdinand (Ferdinand)
Ferdinand is the titular main protagonist of the film, Ferdinand, and of the book that the film is based on, The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf. Ferdinand is a big bull with a big heart who would rather smell flowers than participate in bullfighting.
37. Fluttershy (My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic)
Fluttershy is a female Pegasus pony and one of the main characters of My Little Pony Friendship is Magic. She lives in a small cottage near the Everfree Forest and takes care of animals, the most prominent of her charges being Angel the bunny.
36. Flying Dutchman (Spongebob Squarepants)
The Flying Dutchman is a ghost who has a green glow around him, yellow eyes with black irises, a scraggly beard, a pirate hat with a chunk taken out, a handbag marked “Souls,” a droopy nose, a coat, little pigtails, and a ghostly tail. He speaks with a West Country pirate accent.
35. Finn The Human (Adventure Time)
Finn Mertens (also called Finn the Human) is the main protagonist in Adventure Time. Although at times impulsive and aggressive, Finn is a kind, brave, selfless, and righteous boy.
34. Flint Lockwood (Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs)
Flint Lockwood is the main protagonist of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs: The Series. He is an aspiring inventor who finds his dreams are often much bigger than his abilities.
33. Frieza (Dragonball)
Frieza is a galactic emperor of an unnamed race who runs the Planet trade organization and is feared for his ruthlessness and power. He is the descendant of Chilled, the son of King Cold, the younger brother of Cooler, and the father of Kuriza.
32. Frozone (The Incredibles)
Lucius Best (alias Frozone) is a major character in The Incredibles and Incredibles 2, and the deuteragonist of Mr. Incredible and Pals. He is the best friend and a close ally of Mr. Incredible and the Parr family and has the ability to create ice and freeze surfaces by manipulating moisture.
31. Ferb Fletcher (Phineas And Ferb)
Ferbs “Ferb” Fletcher is a British child of the Fletcher family currently living in the American city of Danville. He is the stepson of Linda Flynn and the biological son of Lawrence Fletcher.
30. Fairy Godmother (Cinderella)
The Fairy Godmother is a supporting character in Disney’s 1950 animated feature film, Cinderella. The physical embodiment of hope, she is a kindly fairy that is devoted to making dreams come true for the pure-hearted and noble, an act made possible by proclaiming the magic words, “bibbidi-bobbidi-boo”.
29. Frosty The Snowman (Frosty The Snowman)
Frosty is the title character of the beloved Christmas song “Frosty the Snowman”, and a featured character in multiple Christmas stories, most notably a few Rankin/Bass specials.
28. Fez (That ’70s Show)
Fez is a major character on FOX teen comedy That ’70s Show. He is portrayed by Wilmer Valderrama.
27. FN-2187 (Star Wars)
Finn, formerly designated FN-2187 (“Eight-Seven”), was a Force-sensitive human male stormtrooper who served the First Order until his desertion and subsequent defection to the Resistance during the First Order-Resistance War. Though trained since birth to be a loyal and obedient soldier, FN-2187’s conscience conflicted with the methods of the First Order.
26. Frank Castle (Marvel Comics)
Lt. Francis “Frank” Castle aka the Punisher was an Italian-American former US Marine who served in multiple tours of duty, including the Siancong War, where he received the Bronze Star, Silver Star, and four Purple Hearts. He became a vigilante after seeing his wife; Maria and children; Lisa and Frank Jr. gunned down for accidentally observing a Mafia “hit”.
25. Felix The Cat (Felix The Cat)
Felix the Cat (originally called Master Tom) is a cartoon character from the silent film era, being the first cartoon character in history to win a high level of popularity.
24. Fat Albert (Fat Albert And The Cosby Kids)
Fat Albert is the title character and main protagonist of the Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids TV show and the main male protagonist of the movie. He is the heart and soul, and often the conscience, of the Junkyard Gang.
23. Franklin Richards (Marvel Comics)
Franklin Richards is the son of Reed and Sue Richards of the world-renowned Fantastic Four. A powerful reality warper, he was one of the most powerful beings in the universe even at a young age.
22. Fawkes (Harry Potter)
Fawkes was a highly intelligent male phoenix and Albus Dumbledore’s animal companion and defender. Fawkes had been in Dumbledore’s service for 59 years up to the Headmaster’s death in 1997.
21. Fleur Delacour (Harry Potter)
Fleur Isabelle Weasley was a French quarter-Veela witch, one of the daughters of Apolline Delacour and her husband, the other daughter being the younger Gabrielle. Fleur attended Beauxbatons Academy of Magic and married Bill Weasley.
20. Fred Weasley (Harry Potter)
Fred Weasley was an English pure-blood wizard, was the fourth son and the middle child, the most daring and dominant among the twins of Arthur Weasley and Molly Weasley, younger brother to Bill, Charlie, and Percy, older twin brother and best friend to George Weasley, and older brother of Ron and Ginny Potter. Fred’s first few years were marked by the height of the First Wizarding War and when Lord Voldemort fell for the first time.
19. Fred Jones (Scooby-Doo)
Fred “Freddie/Freddy” Jones is the leader of the Mystery Inc. gang, and (more often than not) the driver of their van: The Mystery Machine. Fred is statuesque and brave; everything that the group’s other male human member, Shaggy Rogers, isn’t.
18. Fitzwilliam Darcy (Pride And Prejudice)
Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy is a wealthy gentleman who has an income of £10,000 a year. His wife and true love is Elizabeth, the female protagonist of Pride and Prejudice.
17. Falcon (Marvel Comics)
Samuel Thomas “Sam” Wilson, also known as the Falcon and later as Captain America, is a superhero and a major character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. A U.S. Air Force officer, Sam would become an ally to Captain America and Black Widow during the HYDRA uprising, and supported them in stopping Alexander Pierce.
16. Franky (One Piece)
As the shipwright of the Straw Hat Pirates, Franky is a competent and powerful crewmate and a valuable asset for the crew since he maintains the Thousand Sunny’s condition, along with the other vehicles, instruments, or weapons that the Straw Hats may employ.
He is also an accomplished surgeon, as he was able to operate on himself twice, even though Franky does not specialize in the field: an especially notable feat, as Franky was close to death when he did so the first time.
15. Flash Gordon (Flash Gordon)
Flash Gordon is the title character in the “Flash Gordon” series, who is thrust by circumstance into a science fiction adventure.
14. Fiona (Shrek)
Princess Fiona is the wife of Shrek, the daughter of Queen Lillian and King Harold, a close friend of Donkey, and the mother of the Ogre triplets in the Shrek franchise.
13. Frasier Crane (Cheers)
Dr. Frasier W. Crane, M.D, Ph.D., A.P.A. is a fictional character on the American television sitcoms Frasier and Cheers. He was played by Kelsey Grammer for 20 years, tying the record for the longest-running character on prime-time American television.
12. Freddy Krueger (A Nightmare On Elm Street)
Frederick Charles Krueger is a serial killer and the titular main antagonist of the A Nightmare on Elm Street franchise, and the crossover film Freddy vs Jason. He was a child killer in life, and in death, a malevolent dream demon who killed his victims in their dreams, often by torturing them to death, having gotten his powers from the three original Dream Demons.
11. Fíli (The Hobbit)
Prince Fíli was one of the main characters in The Hobbit film trilogy. He was the nephew of Thorin Oakenshield and the older brother of Kíli.
10. Finrod Felagund (The Lord of the Rings)
Finrod, also known fully as Finrod Felagund, was a Ñoldorin Elf who was born in Aman, King of Nargothrond and the eldest son of Finarfin and Eärwen, and the brother of Galadriel, Angrod, and Aegnor. His nobility and death saving Beren and his opposition to the Oath of Fëanor allowed for his return to life in Valinor, making him the first Elf to be reincarnated in the Undying Lands before the end of the First Age.
9. Fëanor (The Lord Of The Rings)
Fëanor was a Ñoldorin Elf, the first King of the Noldor, and one of the Elven kindred that departed from Valinor in the land of Aman, where they had lived with the Valar. Fëanor was made the mightiest in all parts of body and mind; countenance, understanding, skill, and subtlety, of all the Children of Ilúvatar but his personality was riddled with flaws, foremost among them selfishness and pride, which would lead him to bring significant anguish and turmoil to his people.
8. Finwë (The Lord Of The Rings)
Finwë was the first High King of the Ñoldor who led his people on the journey from Middle-earth to Valinor in the blessed realm of Aman. He was the father of Fëanor, Fingolfin, Finarfin, Írimë, and Findis, and was perhaps one of the firstborn Elves, created solely by Eru Ilúvatar himself, to awaken in Cuiviénen.
7. Fingolfin (The Lord Of The Rings)
Fingolfin was the first High King of the Ñoldor in Beleriand; the Ñoldor being one of the three branches of Elves. He founded the House of Fingolfin, which ruled the Ñoldor in Middle-earth and was said to be the strongest, wisest, and most valiant of Finwë’s sons.
6. Fred Flinstone (The Flintstones)
Frederick J. “Fred” Flintstone, once known as Fred W. Flintstone, is the protagonist of the original series, The Flintstones, and the rest of the franchise.
5. Faramir (The Lord Of The Rings)
Faramir was the second son of Denethor II and the younger brother of Boromir. He was Captain of the Rangers of Ithilien and Captain of the White Tower upon his brother’s death and after the War of the Ring, he became the first Prince of Ithilien and married Éowyn of Rohan.
4. Forrest Gump (Forrest Gump)
Forrest Gump Sr. is the protagonist of the Forrest Gump novel and film. He is the only son of Mrs. Gump and an unknown father, the widow of Jenny Gump, and the father of Little Forrest.
3. Frankenstein’s Monster (Frankenstein)
Frankenstein’s Monster – often called “The Monster”, “The Creation” or incorrectly called just “Frankenstein” – is the legendary creature created by Victor Frankenstein in Mary Shelley’s classic horror tale. In the decades since Shelley’s original novel, the monster has gone down in history as one of the most iconic horror fiction characters of all time, appearing in numerous media formats.
2. Flash (DC Comics)
The Flash is the fastest man alive and a member of the Justice League. He is the protector of Central City and Keystone City, fighting against evil using his super speed and a dedicated sense of heroism.
1. Frodo Baggins (The Lord Of The Rings)
Frodo Baggins, son of Drogo Baggins, was a hobbit of the Shire in the late Third Age and is commonly considered Tolkien’s most renowned character for his leading role in the Quest of the Ring, in which he bore the One Ring to Mount Doom, where it was destroyed. He was a Ring-bearer, best friend to his gardener, Samwise Gamgee, and one of three hobbits who sailed from Middle-earth to the Uttermost West at the end of the Third Age.