Most Memorable Career Criminals in TV History

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Black Jack Randall
> Show: Outlander
> Played by: Tobias Menzies

Tobias Menzis plays two characters in Outlander, Claire’s (Caitriona Balfe) husband Frank Randall, and Frank’s evil ancestor, Black Jack Randall. When Claire travels back in time, she is met with Frank’s familiar face, but is horrified when she realizes that he is not her husband, but his tortuous, evil relative. Black Jack Randall commits many horrifying crimes, including rape and murder.

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Lincoln Burrows
> Show: Prison Break
> Played by: Dominic Purcell

Lincoln Burrows (Dominic Purcell) was set-up for the murder of the Vice President’s brother. While Burrows did commit crimes like battery and theft, he was sentenced to death for a murder he did not commit. “Prison Break” follows Burrows escape from prison.

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> Show: Sherlock
> Played by: Andrew Scott

Moriarty (Andrew Scott) is one of few worthy opponents to face Sherlock Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch). Moriarty, who counters Homes’ intelligence with his own genius and cunning, becomes obsessed with Holmes. This dynamic eventually leads to a face off between the two. Moriarty is a consulting criminal, and helps his clients carry out well-orchestrated crimes.

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Jax Teller
> Show: Sons Of Anarchy
> Played by: Charlie Hunnam

Between murder, smuggling and gun sales, Jax Teller (Charlie Hunnam) could not be classified as a man of honor, yet his role as the protagonist in “Sons of Anarchy” paints him as an anti-hero instead. Despite his disturbing actions, many audience members still root for his success.

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> Show: Supernatural
> Played by: Curtis Armstrong

Metatron (Curtis Armstrong) was a clever antagonist of both the Winchesters (Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles) and Castiel (Misha Collins) in “Supernatural.” An evil archangel, Metatron sought revenge against other angels, hurt Castiel, and started a civil war amongst the angels.

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