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    Roy Goode 
Played by: Jack O'Connell
An injured outlaw on the run from his former boss, Griffin. He was orphaned at a young age and was taken in by Griffin.

    Alice Fletcher 
Played by: Michelle Dockery
  • Action Girl: She and Maggie take charge of the final battle.
  • Bash Brothers: With Maggie McNue.
  • Determined Homesteader: It would seem her late husband was this, though she would much rather go back to her old life in Boston.
  • Doom Magnet: The residents of La Belle view her as cursed, and the source of the town's misfortune.
  • Maligned Mixed Marriage: Not a lot of people seem to support her marriage to Truckee's father.
  • Rape as Backstory: After her husband died she was gang raped, which plays into her current isolation from society.

    Bill McNue 
Played by: Scoot McNairy
The aging, visually impaired sheriff of La Belle.

    Mary Agnes McNue 
Played by: Merritt Wever
The widow of the late mayor of La Belle.

    Whitey Winn 
"You know why they call me Whitey Winn? 'Cause I always do."

The town deputy

    Frank Griffin 
Played by: Jeff Daniels
"This ain't my death."

An outlaw menacing the area on his hunt for his surrogate son turned enemy, Roy Goode.

  • As the Good Book Says...: Though nobody really know which book he's referring to. At one point he admits one of his quotes is from a can of shaving cream.
  • The Dreaded
  • Handicapped Badass: Only has one arm, but it makes him no less terrifying.
  • Parental Substitute: He was this to Roy before the series began. The finale implies he makes a habit of becoming this to lost young boys.
    Frank: Have you got a pappy, boy?
  • Sinister Minister: His go-to guise is a preacher.
  • Wicked Cultured: He may be the most well-read character in the series.

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