There are countless characters in the entertainment realm that inspire a magnitude in viewers. These are usually the characters that audiences feel they can relate to, make fun of, or just have fun watching to see what they do next. Below, I have listed just a few characters who I think are totally awesome.
This icon of the ‘80s just did not care, and that is what made him so great. A pro at faking sick and outsmarting his teachers (albeit, not his principal), his main priority was having fun in the Windy City with his best friend Cameron and girlfriend Sloane. A day off from school with Bueller can only guarantee an adventure.
I like the way Amy Poehler’s character on Parks and Recreation puts it: “We have to remember what’s important in life: friends, waffles, and work. Or waffles, friends, work. But work has to come third.”
Any character Molly Ringwald plays
No matter the role, Ringwald tended to portray a character that we all, on some level, could probably relate to. As queen of the ‘80s, Ringwald’s most notable performances were Samantha in Sixteen Candles, Claire in The Breakfast Club, and Andie in Pretty in Pink. And she rocked them all, of course.
The expert on skipping class and lying through his teeth, Zack Morris’s carefree nature tended to land him (and many times, his friends) in a lot of trouble each episode of Saved by the Bell. The character appeared in numerous different TV programs and promoted Mark-Paul Gosselaar to heartthrob status in the early ‘90s. The thing I probably love the most about Morris is his cell phone. Talk about a blast from the past.
This free-spirited character (created by Truman Capote) in Breakfast at Tiffany’s has been referred to as “an American cultural icon.” And of course, the actress who played her was a force to be reckoned with as well. The fabulous Hepburn earned rave reviews for her portrayal of Golightly and will always be remembered as one of the best female screen legends of American films.