Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

L for Legolas Greenleaf, L for Leia Organa, L for Luna Lovegood. In this article, you will find the most iconic movie characters whose names start with L.

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50. Lord Dark Helmet (Spaceballs)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Dark Helmet was a villainous Spaceball who possessed The Downside of the Schwartz and assisted President Skroob in gathering more air for Planet Spaceball. He holds grudges easily, especially with his archenemy Lone Starr, and seems to make an enemy out of everyone.  

49. Lloyd Christmas (Dumb And Dumber)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Lloyd Virgil Christmas is a former limousine driver who lives in Providence with his best friend and roommate, Harry Dunne. He is quite a dimwit who goes traveling with his friend all across the United States and the main protagonist of the Dumb and Dumber franchise. 

48. Lola Bunny (Space Jam)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Lola Bunny is Bugs Bunny’s beautiful, sassy, and no-nonsense girlfriend and first appeared as Bugs Bunny’s girlfriend in the 1996 film Space Jam. Lola’s personality is a combination of the Hawksian woman, tomboy and femme fatale archetypes.

47. Luca Paguro (Luca)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Luca Paguro is the titular protagonist of the 2021 Disney-Pixar animated feature film, Luca. He is a sea monster that is influenced by his new-found best friend Alberto Scorfano to venture into the surface. 

46. Lorenzo Paguro (Luca)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Lorenzo Paguro is a sea monster and a supporting character in the 2021 Disney-Pixar animated feature film, Luca. He is Luca’s well-meaning, but sometimes distracted dad who’s very passionate about his hobby of raising prize-winning crabs. 

45. Lilo Pelekai (Lilo & Stitch)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Lilo Pelekai is one of the titular protagonists of the Lilo & Stitch franchise. She is a young, orphaned Hawaiian girl who lives on the island of Kauai with her older sister, Nani, and her extended yet unconventional family of alien visitors marooned on Earth. 

44. Libby (The Good Dinosaur)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Libby is a character in the 2015 Disney/Pixar animated feature film, The Good Dinosaur. She is Arlo’s older sister, Buck’s twin sister, and also Poppa Henry and Momma Ida’s only daughter. 

43. Libba Gardner (Soul)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Libba Gardner is a major character in Disney/Pixar’s 2020 animated feature film, Soul. She is the mother of Joe Gardner and a tailor who resides in New York City. 

42. Lefty (Meet The Robinsons)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Lefty is a minor character from Disney‘s 2007 animated feature film Meet the Robinsons, and he also makes a cameo appearance in Wreck-It Ralph. He is a one-eyed purple octopus who lives without water, and works as the Robinson butler. 

41. Lefou (Beauty And The Beast)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

LeFou (which translates to “the fool” in French) is the secondary antagonist of Disney’s 1991 animated feature film, Beauty and the Beast. He is Gaston’s snide, accident-prone sidekick. 

40. Lawrence (The Princess And The Frog)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Lawrence is the secondary antagonist of Disney’s 2009 animated feature film The Princess and the Frog. He was Prince Naveen’s royal valet and after enduring years of disrespect and humiliation from the prince, Lawrence betrayed Naveen and allied himself with the wicked Dr. Facilier to exact vengeance. 

39. Laurel Lightfoot (Onward)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Laurel Lightfoot is an elf and a major character in the 2020 Disney/Pixar animated feature film, Onward. She is the mother of Ian and Barley and the widow of Wilden Lightfoot. 

38. Laverne (The Hunchback Of Notre-Dame)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Laverne is one of the three gargoyle friends of Quasimodo and is friends with Hugo and Victor. She is also a character in The Hunchback of Notre Dame and its 2002 sequel and out of all three of the Gargoyles, Laverne is a motherly figure towards Quasimodo and always convinces him to do whatever he feels is right. 

37. Lanky Schmidt (Monsters, Inc.)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Nick “Lanky” Schmidt is a minor character in Disney/Pixar’s 2001 animated feature film, Monsters, Inc. and its 2013 prequel. He is a former scarer at Monsters, Inc. and is currently a jokester. 

36. Lampwick (Pinocchio)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Lampwick is a character in Disney’s 1940 animated feature film, Pinocchio based upon the character Lucignolo (“Candlewick”) from the Italian story Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi. Although not confirmed specifically, Disney chief animator Fred Moore is credited for the appearance of Lampwick.

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35. Lalo (Ratatouille)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Lalo is an African saucier chef at Gusteau’s in Ratatouille. Before he became the saucier, Lalo ran away from home when he was 12 to work in the circus as an acrobat, but was fired for “messing around with the ringmaster’s daughter.” 

34. Lex Luthor (Batman Vs. Superman: Dawn Of Justice)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Lex Luthor is one of the most dangerously intelligent men on the planet. He is a supervillain, a brilliant scientist, a billionaire industrialist, and Superman’s greatest enemy and this combination makes him an extremely powerful and formidable opponent.

33. Leatherface (Texas Chainsaw Massacre)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Leatherface is a character in Texas Chainsaw Massacre and the sequels, He is well known for wearing his skin mask and using his chainsaw and became popular over his tantrum called the “Leatherface Dance”.

32. Leeloo (The Fifth Element)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Lalalaleeloosaminaï Lekatariba Lamina-Tchaï Ekbat De Sebat is one of the Supreme Beings of the Universe who was sent to Earth in corporeal form to become the Fifth Element, the final piece of a powerful weapon to destroy the Great Evil. Being genetically superior to humans and virtually flawless, Leeloo is a perfect specimen of human health and fitness. 

31. Lemuel Gulliver (Gulliver’s Travels)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Although Gulliver is a bold adventurer who visits a multitude of strange lands, it is difficult to regard him as truly heroic. Even well before his slide into misanthropy at the end of the book, he simply does not show the stuff of which grand heroes are made. 

30. Lily Potter (Harry Potter)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Lily Potter was an English Muggle-born witch, the younger daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Evans, the younger sister of Petunia Evans, the wife of James Porter, and the mother of Harry Potter. She learned of her magical nature as a child, after Severus Snape recognized her as a witch and told her of the existence of magic. 

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29. Lorax (Dr. Seuss)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

The Lorax is the titular main antagonist of the Dr. Seuss book, TV special of the same name, and the titular tritagonist of the 2012 Illumination film adaptation. He is the caretaker of the Truffula Tree Forest and intends to protect the forest. 

28. Lenny (Shark Tale)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Leonard ”Lenny” Lino is the deuteragonist of Shark Tale and the second-born son of Don Lino and younger brother of Frankie in the movie. Lenny isn’t an aggressive meat-eating carnivore like his older brother or father, but a vegetarian.

27. Lewis Robinson (Meet The Robinsons)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Lewis Robinson is the protagonist of Disney’s 2007 animated feature film, Meet the Robinsons. He loves to invent and has been doing so since he was young and while a generally kind kid who has good intentions, he can also let frustration cloud his mind.

26. Lavender Brown (Harry Potter)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Lavender Brown was a pure-blood witch, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Brown, and sorted into Gryffindor. She started her education at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in 1991, the same year as the famous Harry Potter. 

25. Lockdown (Transformers)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Lockdown is the central antagonist of the 2014 film Transformers: Age of Extinction. He was a Cybertronian bounty hunter aligned with neither Autobot nor Decepticon who was hired by The Creators to capture Prime and hunt down the remaining Transformers on Earth, working with human CIA agent Harold Attinger to do so.

24. Lara Antipova (Doctor Zhivago)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Lara Antipova (portrayed by Julie Christie) is a character in Boris Pasternak’s novel Doctor Zhivago as well as its 1965 film adaptation of the same name. Lara is a young woman engaged to an idealistic Bolshevik reformer named Pasha, who while organizing a peaceful protest march with impoverished Russian workers is injured during a Czarist cavalry charge.

23. Les Grossman (Tropic Thunder)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Les Grossman (portrayed by Tom Cruise) is the overarching antagonist of the 2008 dark comedy film, Tropic Thunder. He is the vituperative and foul-mouthed executive of the studio that is producing the titular film. 

22. Lara Croft (Tomb Raider)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Lara Croft is the main protagonist of the Tomb Raider franchise. Debuting in 1996 under original developer Core Design, Lara Croft has attained massive popularity and is considered by many to be among the most iconic, influential, and important video game characters of all time. 

21. Lone Ranger (The Lone Ranger)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

The Lone Ranger is a one-time Texas Ranger, the sole survivor of a group of Rangers killed in an ambush. He wears a mask to conceal his identity as he travels throughout the West fighting for law and order.

20. Lucas Jackson (Cool Hand Luke)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Lucas “Luke” Jackson is a convict in a central Florida prison. He works on a chain gang maintaining the berms of highways.

19. Lucy Pevensie (The Chronicles Of Narnia)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Queen Lucy Pevensie, known as Queen Lucy the Valiant in Narnia, was the youngest of the four Pevensie children and was the first one to discover Narnia. She was crowned “Queen Lucy the Valiant” at Cair Paravel and reigned with her siblings for over a decade, after which she and her brothers and sister were sent back to England.

18. Lightning McQueen (Cars)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Lightning McQueen is the main character of the Disney-Pixar Cars franchise. He is a famous race car who learns there is more to life than just racing and winning following a brief but life-changing stay in the remote town of Radiator Springs he was stranded in after getting lost on the way to California. 

17. Li Shang (Mulan)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

General Li Shang is the tritagonist of Disney‘s 1998 animated feature film, Mulan. The son of an army general, Shang aspires to succeed his father as the leader of “China’s greatest troops”. 

16. Lord Farquaad (Shrek)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Lord Farquaad is one of the two main antagonists (alongside Fairy Godmother) of the Shrek franchise, serving as the main antagonist of Shrek, and a posthumous antagonist of its four sequels.

15. Leonard McCoy (Star Trek)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Admiral Leonard H. McCoy, MD was a male Human Starfleet officer in Star Trek of the 23rd and 24th centuries. He was an accomplished surgeon, physician, psychologist, and exobiologist, and was also considered an expert in space psychology. 

14. Lois Lane (Man Of Steel)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Lois Lane is an investigative reporter at the Daily Planet in Metropolis and Superman’s main love interest in the DC Extended Universe. Her closest co-workers are Clark Kent, Jimmy Olsen, and Perry White.

13. Lando Calrissian (Star Wars)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Lando Calrissian was a Human male professional gambler, entrepreneur, smuggler, and general throughout various points in his life in Star Wars. Born in Socorro, he became a gambler and con man early in his life and acquired his own ship, the Millennium Falcon, in a game of sabacc with a man named Cix Trouvee.

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12. Leonardo (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Leonardo or Leo is one of the four main protagonists in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and a member of the TMNT. He is Karai’s younger adoptive brother, the older brother of Raphael, Donatello, and Michelangelo, and the eldest Male child of Master Splinter. 

11. Lumiere (Beauty And The Beast)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Lumiere is a supporting character in Disney’s 1991 animated feature film, Beauty and the Beast. He is the charismatic, yet rebellious, castle maître’d, who was turned into a candelabra by the Enchantress’s curse. 

10. Lisbeth Salander (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Lisbeth Salander is the main character of the Millenium Trilogy and possesses a photographic memory and legendary hacking skills. She works as a freelancer for Dragan Armansky at Milton Security and teams up with Mikael Blomkvist in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo to solve the mystery surrounding Harriet Vanger’s disappearance. 

9. Lucius Malfoy (Harry Potter)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Lucius Malfoy was a British pure-blood wizard, and son of Abraxas Malfoy, husband of Narcissa Black, the father of Draco Malfoy, and the grandfather of Scorpius Malfoy. He joined the Death Eaters, who shared his views on blood purity, and participated in the First Wizarding War, becoming Voldemort’s second-in-command. 

8. Léon (Léon: The Professional)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Léon is a professional hitman, who reluctantly takes in twelve-year-old Mathilda after her family is murdered by corrupt Drug Enforcement Administration agent Norman Stansfield. Léon spends his time being sent deals for various contract killings by his boss Tony to make ends meet financially but often lives a quiet life and starts the day off each morning working out (via doing stretches and quick sit-ups) and watering his garden of plants. 

7. Luna Lovegood (Harry Potter)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Luna Lovegood was a witch and the only child and daughter of Xenophilius and Pandora Lovegood. Her mother accidentally died while experimenting with spells when Luna was nine and thus Luna was raised by her father, editor of the magazine The Quibbler, in a rook-like house near the village of Ottery St Catchpole in Devon. 

6. Loki (Avengers)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Loki Laufeyson was the biological son of Laufey, the ruler of the Frost Giants in Jotunheim, who was abandoned and left to die shortly after his birth in the Marvel Comics. Found by Odin, Loki was taken to Asgard and raised by him and Frigga as an Asgardian prince, along with Thor.

5. Leonidas (300)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Leonidas is the protagonist of 300, the husband of Gorgo, and the King of Sparta, and is portrayed by Gerard Butler. While it has been established that King Leonidas of Sparta died at the Battle of Thermopylae in August, 480 BC, very little is known about the year of his birth, or for that matter, his formative years.

4. Logan (Logan)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Logan was a mutant born with retractable forearm claws, enhanced physical parameters, and a powerful healing factor. The co-leader of the X-Men, he was also a famous hero and warrior being a veteran of multiple wars. 

3. Leia Organa (Star Wars)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Leia Organa Solo (born Leia Amidala Skywalker), a Force-sensitive Human female was at various stages of her life, a politician, revolutionary, and Jedi Knight of the New Jedi Order. The daughter of Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker and Senator Padmé Amidala of Naboo, Leia was the younger twin sister of Luke Skywalker, and, shortly after her birth, she became the adopted daughter of Bail Organa and Queen Breha of Alderaan, making her a Princess of Alderaan.

2. Legolas Greenleaf (The Lord Of The Rings)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Legolas was a Sindarin elf who was part of the Fellowship of the Ring in the Third Age in The Lord of the Rings. As he was the son of the Elvenking Thranduil of Mirkwood, Legolas was Prince of the Woodland Realm (Mirkwood), a messenger, and a master bowman. 

1. Luke Skywalker (Star Wars)

Movie Characters that Start with L: Iconic Names

Luke Skywalker, a Force-sensitive human male, was a legendary Jedi Master who fought in the Galactic Civil War during the reign of the Galactic Empire. Along with his companions, Princess Leia Organa and General Han Solo, Skywalker served as a revolutionary on the side of the Alliance to Restore the Republic, an organization committed to the downfall of the Galactic Empire and the restoration of democracy.

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