Through the years of enjoying the fictional world, we encountered many characters that stuck with us long after we were introduced to them on the screen. As time pass, we tend to forget some of them, but if we keep a list of those characters, we are just one click away from them. So, in that regard, here is a list of the 40 best fictional characters that start with V!
1. Vision (Avengers: Age of Ultron)
Let’s start this list with Vision. He is a character from the MCU. He was brought to life by the Avengers as Tony Stark uploaded his A.I., J.A.R.V.I.S. into an android body. His energy source comes from the mind stone in his forehead, one of the six Infinity Stones. His powers consist of energy beams, matter phasing, and flight.
2. Van Helsing (Van Helsing)
Abraham Van Helsing, a legendary monster hunter, is a character from the 1897 horror novel Dracula. He is a Doctor and a Professor having years of experience and education. He is commonly known as the arch-enemy of Count Dracula. He is believed to be protected by Rome and is known for battles with monsters like Mr. Hyde, Frankenstein’s Monster, and vampires.
3. Victor Frankenstein (Victor Frankenstein)
Doctor Victor Frankenstein is a character from the 1818 novel Frankenstein who is an expert in chemical processes involved in the decaying of living things. He dreamt of creating life from the parts of different dead bodies using electricity and was successful in it.
4. Violet Parr (The Incredibles)
Violet Parr is a fictional character from an action-animated movie, The Incredibles, a family of superheroes who live undercover as they have been termed ‘not required anymore’ in society. She is the eldest of her siblings and possesses the power of invisibility and creating powerful force fields.
5. Venom (Venom)
Venom is a character from Marvel Comics and the Venom movie franchise. Venom is an extraterrestrial symbiotic life form from another planet that reaches Earth and is one of the most fearsome Spider-Man’s enemies. His powers include shape-shifting, forming spikes, changing his size, etc.
6. Valkyrie (Thor: Ragnarok)
Valkyrie is the last one of the legendary Asgardian warriors, the Valkyries. After the destruction of Asgard and Hela’s demise, Valkyrie had a huge impact on settling the remaining Asgardian population on Earth. She led them for years due to Thor’s depression. She eventually became their permanent leader. Like all Asgardians, Valkyrie is superhumanly strong and durable.
7. Victor Von Doom (Marvel Comics)
Victor is a brilliant scientist who rules over the Kingdom of Latveria. He possesses vast scientific knowledge and is responsible for creating several evil devices to wreak havoc upon Earth. He is considered to be one of the most powerful evil geniuses of Marvel Comics.
8. Velma Dinkley (Scooby Doo)
A character from the Scooby Doo franchise. Velma is a teenage girl fond of scientific experiments and serves often as a mystery solver on the team. She is friendly in nature and gets along well with the other team members. Her physical appearance resembles a girl who is more focused on her science stuff rather than her beauty and charms.
9. V (V for Vendetta)
V is the main protagonist in the movie V for Vendetta. He is portrayed as a polarizing figure that is loved and hated by many simultaneously. His beliefs and actions are viewed as justice by some and unlawful by others.
10. Vultureman (Thundercats)
Vultureman is a mutant from the planet named Plun-Darr who became the enemy of the Thundercats. A mechanic and inventor by profession, Vultureman is responsible for creating vehicles and weapons for the mutants to fight the Thundercats. He is a coward in nature and usually runs off from a fight and avoids direct conflict.
11. Volstagg (Marvel Comics)
Volstagg is a fictional character from Marvel Comics, an Asgardian warrior and a member of the Warriors Three, a team of skilled Asgardian warriors, and Thor’s close ally. He is fond of eating and drinking and is often humorous in nature.
12. Viper (Swat Kats)
Doctor Viper is one of the main antagonists of Swat Kats. He is a lizard-shaped humanoid and a scientific genius who plans to destroy the Mega Kat city through biochemical mutations and monsters and nearly succeeds but is stopped by Swat Kats.
13. Vandal Savage (DC Comics)
A supervillain appearing in DC comics, he is a warrior who gained immortality from a mysterious meteorite. He is evil and sadistic in nature and has a vast knowledge of science and combat that he uses against fighting his enemies. He has the ability to heal quickly from lethal wounds.
14. Vega (Street Fighter)
Vega is a fictional character in the Street Fighter game franchise. He is an expert martial artist from Spain, who wields a claw in his right hand and uses his martial art and bullfighting skills to fight his opponents. He considers himself to have a beautiful face which he protects by donning a face mask. Any injury to his face leaves him stunned and he bursts into a rage.
15. Verna Sawyer (Texas Chainsaw Massacre)
Verna Sawyer is a character in the Texas Chainsaw Massacre and the mother of Leatherface, the main antagonist of the movie. She struggles to free his son from prison and in doing so her son sustained severe injuries to his face. Verna stitched his son’s face and put a harness on it to hold it together. She encourages his son to commit murder by gifting him a chainsaw thus making him the monster he is now known as.
16. Victor Creed (Marvel Comics)
Born as Victor Creed, he has an animal-like mutation that gives him the power of heightened senses, sharp retractable claws, and quick healing capability. After embracing his animal side completely he changes his name to Sabretooth. He is the arch-enemy of Wolverine and one of Magneto’s favorites.
17. Veronica Sawyer (Heathers)
The lead female character in the cult classic movie Heathers is named Veronica Sawyer. She is a member of the Heathers, the most well-liked circle in her high school. Her favorite hue is blue, which stands for her introspective, thoughtful, and deep personality.
18. Vernon Dursley (Harry Potter)
Harry’s Uncle, Vernon Dursley, is married to his aunt Petunia. He is very much the head of his family making most of the rules for Harry and threatening as well as spoiling Dudley his own son. He works for a drilling company named Grinning.
19. Veronica Mars (TV Series 2004-2019)
The television show’s title character Veronica Mars is a bright young lady who frequently helps her father, Keith Mars, with private detective work.
20. Venus (Marvel Comics)
Venus is a fictional character from the world of Marvel Comics. She was first modeled after the goddess (Aphrodite) from Greek and Roman mythology, but it was subsequently discovered that she is actually a Siren and not the real goddess.
21. Voldemort (Harry Potter)
Voldemort a.k.a. Tom Marvolo Riddle, is referred to as the evilest wizard in the Harry Potter wizarding world. His goal in life is to live forever and be all-powerful. Voldemort killed Harry Potter’s parents and became his main enemy.
22. Veronica Lodge (Riverdale)
The pianist and one of the three vocalists of the rock group The Archies, Veronica Cecilia Lodge, is one of the central characters in the series. She was born in New York and now lives in Riverdale with her parents, Hiram and Hermione Lodge.
23. Viktor Krum (Harry Potter)
Krum was a magician from Bulgaria enrolled at the Drumstrang Institute. He served as the seeker for the Bulgarian National Quidditch team. He participated in the Quidditch World cup Championship game in 1994. He was sent to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry later that year as a member of the Drumstrang delegation where he entered the Triwizard Tournament alongside Harry Potter.
24. Vex (D&D web series)
Laura Bailey portrays the fictional character Vex in the well-known D&D web series. She is Vaxildan’s twin sister and was a Vox Machina member. After that, she and her spouse settled in Whitestone.
25. Viggo Tarasov (John Wick)
The main antagonist in the first John Wick movie, Viggo Tarasov is a successful businessman with a dark past. He was John Wick’s former boss and has deep respect and admiration for him. However, their relationship takes a turn when John comes after Viggo’s son for revenge.
26. Velkan Valerious (Van Helsing)
A character from the 2004 action horror movie Van Helsing. He was once Prince Velkan Valerious. His whole family is killed by Dracula except for his sister. He was bitten by a werewolf and turns into one at the full moon and serves Dracula in his quest for bringing his children to life.
27. Virginia “Pepper” Potts (Iron Man)
Virginia “Pepper” Potts is a character in the Iron-Man movie franchise. At first, she is Tony Stark’s employee and later his love interest and wife. She became the CEO of Stark Industries after gaining Stark’s trust. At one point she also wore the Ironman Suit. The suit gives her flight, speed, strength, and the ability to control powerful electromagnetic fields.
28. Vitani (The Lion King)
A female lion named Vitani led the Outsiders’ scouting team and served as their second in command before she reformed and joined Simba’s pride. She is the current lion Guard commander, Kovu’s sister, Nuka’s brother, and Zira’s daughter.
29. Vladimir Trunkov (Cars)
In Cars 2, Vladimir Trunkov is the head of the Trunkov Family. Prior to this Vladimir operated the Iron Bumper, a gray iron parts smuggling operation. Vladimir had the ability to hear disaster coming miles before anyone else, thanks to his two side-panel air inlets, which earned him the name “Big Ears” on the streets.
30. Vicky Vale (DC Comics)
A reporter working in Gotham city named Vicki Vale, whose job is to report about Batman. The center of Vicki Vale’s stories revolved around her doubts regarding Batman’s identity. By the end of the story, Batman succeeded in convincing her that he was not really Bruce Wayne, but her doubts would later resurface.
31. Vincent Crabbe (Harry Potter)
As the pure-blooded son of the Death Eater Crabbe Senior, Vincent Crabbe descended from a long line of Dark Wizards and Death Eaters, including his father and grandparents. A Slytherin House member, and a fellow student at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, mistakenly killed himself by using Fiendfyre.
32. Vivian Ward (Pretty Woman)
In the romantic comedy, Pretty Woman from the 1990s, Vivian is the lead female character. Vivian is portrayed as a street smart-woman of the night who is recruited to spend a week with one of the wealthiest and most desirable men in town.
33. Vic Mackey (The Shield)
Vic Mackey is a dishonest but capable police officer who robs drug dealers beats suspects, and has killed at least three people. Although the first victim was an undercover police officer attempting to arrest Mackey and his squad, the other two victims were dangerous gang members.
34. Vito Corleone (The Godfather)
Vito is recognized as a compassionate giving man who upholds a tight moral code of loyalty to friends and most importantly family, despite running a business built on gambling, bootlegging, prostitution, and corruption. Even his closest friends refer to him as “Godfather” or “Don Corleone” rather than Vito.
35. Voyd (The Incredibles 2)
Voyd is a minor character in Incredibles 2 whose true name is Karen Fields. She is one of the hopeful Supers who want to become Superheroes. She is portrayed as an overeager young Super and Elastigirl maniac. Voyd was forced to keep her powers secret like all other Supers.
36. Vaporeon (Pokémon)
A water-type Pokémon known as Vaporeon was first introduced in Generation I. Its physical characteristics are a combination of those aquatic and terrestrial organisms. Vaporeon enjoys freshwater lakes and has gills to better adapt to an aquatic lifestyle.
37. Violet Evergarden (Violet Evergarden)
The main character in the Violet Evergarden series is Violet Evergarden. Violet is a former soldier who served in the Leidenschaftlich Army and was used as nothing more than a weapon during the conflict.
38. Vixen (DC Comics)
Vixen is a character from DC comics. She possesses a mystic totem that grants her the powers and abilities of all animals ever known to mankind making her superhuman with increased speed, strength, and stamina. At one point she summoned the powers of a mythical dragon also. She also has the ability to physically transform into any animal.
39. Vanessa Kiefer (Atlanta)
Vanessa Kiefer played is a former teacher who lost her job because of a failed drug test. She is a single mom who struggles to take care of her daughter. Her relationship with his boyfriend and the father of her daughter Earn is complicated. She is a feminist by nature.
40. Vulture (Spider-Man: Homecoming)
A once-successful businessman and inventor, Adrian Toomes is cheated and betrayed by his business partner forcing him to quit his job. He used the technology obtained from the alien invasion that happened during the first Avengers movie and built a mechanical suit with wings that grants him superhuman abilities. He eventually descends into the crime world as Vulture.