44 Best Movie Characters that Start with L (with Images)

Movie Characters that Start with L

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There are many movie characters we love to remember and just as many we still have to get to know. There is a good way to have all of them in one place and that is by making a list of their names based on their first initial. This is the list of the 44 best movie characters that start with l.

La Boeuf (True Grit)

La Boeuf True Grit

La Bouef is a Texas ranger, played by Glen Campbell in the original and Matt Damon in the new version of the movie, who helps in a mission of hunting down Tom Chaney and the gang he has teamed up with. He is a young man with auburn hair and a proud Texan and ranger.

Lady Sarah Ashley (Australia)

Lady Sarah Ashley Australia 1

Lady Ashley is the main protagonist in the movie Australia, played by Nicole Kidman. She is a beautiful, English-born woman with blonde hair and blue eyes who travels from England to Australia. She is determined and wants to prove to herself that her husband is having an affair.

Lancaster Dodd (The Master)

Lancaster Dodd The Master

Lancaster is a kind of religious leader who wants to convert the world. He is a family man, surrounded by the people he loves and can trust and his mission is to convert people to his way of living and beliefs. He is very intelligent and self-absorbed and easily paranoid, always defending himself when he feels threatened or attacked.

Lance Brumder (Orange County)

Lance Brumder Orange County

Lance is an overweight stoner who is never fully sober and is always recovering from the things he did the night before. He is lazy and crude but very loyal and always there for his family even though his reckless behaviour often irritates them. 

Lance Clayton (World’s Greatest Dad)

Lance Clayton Worlds Greatest Dad

Lance is a poetry teacher and a talented but unsuccessful writer who has made peace with his life as an underappreciated expert. He has a rocky relationship with his son and his goal is to understand him and spend as much time with him as possible. He is embarrassed by the way his son died so he decides to clear out his name by lying.

Lando Carlissian (Star Wars)

Lando Carlissian Star Wars

Lando is a human male professional gambler, entrepreneur and smuggler who experienced many unforgettable adventures with his own ship, The Millenium Falcon. He is dark skinned, with brown eyes and black hair. He is a classy gentleman with a great sense of humour, very talkative and one of the biggest liars known.

Landon Carter (A Walk to Remember)

Landon Carter A Walk to Remember

Landon is an interesting and complex character in this heartbreaking story, who goes from a careless teenager to a serious young man who puts others’ needs in front of his own. He is a good student, popular among his friends, very gentle and well raised. He goes to church every Sunday and is nice to his family but can also be sarcastic and often mocks some of his classmates and never goes over the minimum required.

Larry Crowne (Larry Crowne)

Larry Crowne Larry Crowne

Played by Tom Hanks, Larry is an efficient clerk at a K-Mart type discount store, a fifty something divorcee, sweet and caring. He is hoping to become the employee of the month but instead gets fired due to his limited advancement potential and this will force him to change his perspective and way of life.

Larry Daley (Night At the Museum)

Larry Daley Night At the Museum

Larry was a man who had trouble finding work and he failed with his inventing career so he accepted the job of a night guard at the Museum of National History where he will soon witness numerous interesting situations that will change his life. He is a big dreamer that had no luck in life, likes to spend time with his son and is pretty witty and friendly.

Lars Lindstrom (Lars and the Real Girl)

Lars Lindstrom Lars and the Real Girl

Lars was raised in rural Wisconsin by his emotionally distant father. He is an antisocial guy who keeps to himself and rarely goes out and chats with the resident of his small hometown.


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He is deeply religious, shy and depressed which is all connected to his wish to be among people but the inability to find a way to do it.

Laura Brown (The Hours)

Laura Brown The Hours

Laura is a housewife who cooks, cleans and makes everything perfect for her husband and son. She is often alone and loves to read in the quiet surrounding but is also battling depression, suffocated by her life and the urge of being free and doing what she wants. She is devoted to her family but wants to break free and begin a new, more relaxing life.

Laura Wilson (2012)

Laura Wilson 2012

Dr Laura Wilson is an art expert and the First Daughter of the United States Presidential Family. She is a survivor of the 2012 Apocalypse. Played by Thandie Newton, Laura is a gentle and caring individual who respects her father’s opinion and is very kind to people around her.

Lawrence Talbot (The Wolf Man)

Lawrence Talbot The Wolf Man

Lawrence is the most famous werewolf in the history of horror movies. He was a Welsh aristocrat born at Talbot Castle in the village of Llanwelly. He was a tormented character who in his werewolf form possessed great physical strength, durability, speed and endurance. In his human form, he was a good man who always felt ignored by his family, being the youngest among them.  

Lee Christmas (The Expendables)

Lee Christmas The

Lee is a former British SAS soldier and an expert at close quarters knife combat, played by Jason Statham. He is second in command of his team and his weapon of choice is knife throwing. He is very loyal to his friends but shows weakness for women.

Leeloo (Fifth Element)

Leeloo Fifth Element

Leeloo is one of the supreme beings of the Universe who is sent to Earth to become the fifth element, the final piece of a powerful weapon. 

Lee Ann Tuohy (The Blind Side)

Sandra Bullock

Lee Ann is an interior designer and a full time mother, born and raised in Tennessee where she lives with her family. She is a regular at her alma mater’s football games and is always there when there are people to help. She is feisty, talkative, very determined and always has something to say.

Lelaina Pierce (Reality Bites)

Lelaina Pierce Reality Bites

Lelaina is a young girl who works as a production assistant and dreams of having her own content aired. She is responsible, clever and idealistic and wants to do everything right since she has always been the only responsible in her family and continues to do it later as well.

Lenny Feder (Grown Ups)

Lenny Feder Grown Ups

Lenny is a very capable and powerful talent agent, married to a fashion designer and has three children. He gets reunited with his high school basketball friends after 32 years of not seeing one another.

Leonard Shelby (Memento)

Leonard Shelby Memento

Leonard is an insurance investigator from San Francisco who suffers from anterograde amnesia after being attacked by a burglar. He is now living on the road, from a motel to a motel, without a place to be. His only goal is to get revenge for his wife’s death. He is very serious, almost humourless and very devoted and methodical, brilliantly portrayed by Guy Pearce.

Leslie Burke (Bridge to Terabithia)

Leslie Burke Bridge to Terabithia

Leslie is a smart, outgoing and talented girl who has recently moved to Lark Creek where she meets Jess Aaron and becomes his best friend and possible love interest.


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She is full of imagination and loves adventures, myths, fairy tales and everything supernatural. She is an outcast at her new school but forms a special bond with Jess.

Lester Burnham (American Beauty)

Lester Burnham American Beauty

Lester, played by Kevin Spacey, is a middle-aged, a bit depressed suburban father in a midlife crisis who used to work as a magazine writer. After quitting his job, he spends his days smoking pot, lifting weights and listening to Led Zeppelin. He is angry and confused and is trying to deal with his situation.

Linda Barrett (Fast Times at Ridgemont High)

Linda Barrett Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Linda is a beautiful 19-year-old girl who allegedly has a lot of sexual experience and many boys dream of being close to her. She is attractive, with long brown hair and a dazzling smile. She works as a waitress at a restaurant in the mall and is in a relationship with an older man. 

Lindsey Meeks (Fever Pitch)

Lindsey Meeks Fever Pitch

Lindsey, played by Drew Barrymore, is a goal-oriented and ambitious executive who only thinks of her professional success, unaware that life is passing her by. She is funny and loving but mostly focused on work and simply forgets to have fun and enjoy the moment.

Linus Caldwell (Ocean’s Eleven)

Linus Caldwell Oceans Eleven

Linus is the son of a legendary con artist and one of the two newcomers to Danny’s crew. He is constantly trying to become the leader of the group and a few times even succeeds in outsmarting Danny. He is played by Matt Damon.

Little Bill Daggett (Unforgiven)

Little Bill Daggett Unforgiven

Little Bill is a corrupt sheriff of the Township of Big Whiskey, a ruthless man who wants to keep crime out of his town at all costs. He abuses his prostitutes and is particularly brutal with his enemies. He is very arrogant and impatient but very honest and a man of his word.

Little Rock (Zombieland)

Little Rock Zombieland

Little Rock is Abigail Breslin’s character in Zombieland, Krista’s younger sister, a 12-year-old cunning girl. She is excellent at using firearms and is very curious and adventurous. She has dark hair and blue eyes, is fond of hats and has a very close relationship with her sister.

Liz Sherman (Hellboy)

Liz Sherman Hellboy

Liz is a professional paranormal investigator who grew up as an ordinary girl but her life changed when she was ten and when her pyrokinetic abilities began to manifest themselves. She soon lost her friends and was never able to recover from it completely.

Llewelyn Moss (No Country For Old Men)

Llewelyn Moss No Country For Old Men

Llewelyn is a welder and a Vietnam War veteran whose goal is to hide the 2 Million dollar drug money stolen from criminals. He is a firearms expert and a skilled improviser whose hobby is hunting pronghorns.

Lloyd Christmas (Dumb and Dumber)

Lloyd Christmas Dumb and Dumber

Lloyd is a former limousine driver from Providence where he lives with his best friend and roommate Harry. They embark on a road trip around the United States and get into many hilarious situations. Lloyd is goofy, childish, loud and talkative and is prone to accidents, but he is also a generous and friendly person, loyal to his friends. This is one of Jim Carrey’s most famous movie roles. 

Lois Lane (Superman)

Lois Lane Superman

Lois is a journalist for The Daily Planet and Superman’s love interest, also known as “superwoman”. She is highly intelligent, strong-willed and determined and has great martial arts skills, amongst other abilities. 

Loki (Dogma)

Loki Dogma

Loki is the Angel of Death, portrayed by Matt Damon in this dark comedy. It seemed he enjoyed bringing God’s judgement upon mortals but he showed his softer side a few times, especially with Jay and Silent Bob.

Lord Blackwood (Sherlock Holmes)

Lord Blackwood Sherlock Holmes

Lord Blackwood is a cultist who wants to see Sherlock Holmes in prison where he warns him about a few more deaths, besides the murders he committed.


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He is arrogant and egoistic and used to brag that he is braver than Holmes. He is extremely intelligent, with great talent in physics and biology. 

Lord Voldemort (Harry Potter)


Lord Voldemort is the main antagonist in the Harry Potter series, a ruthless and evil wizard whose only wish is to defeat Harry. He is a half-blood wizard and the most dangerous Dark Wizard of all time. He is obsessed with power and exceeds the common definition of evil.

Lorraine Baines McFly (Back to the Future)

Lorraine Baines McFly Back to the Future

Lorraine is a beautiful teenager when we meet her in the first part of the trilogy, used to being attractive to the boys around her. She knows what she wants and isn’t afraid to ask for it but still wants men around her to be strong and protect her.

Louise Elizabeth Sawyer (Thelma & Louise)

Louise Elizabeth Sawyer Thelma Louise

Louise, played by Susan Sarandon, is a woman on the run with her best friend Thelma after shooting a man in self defense. She worked as a waitress in a diner and lived with a boyfriend who didn’t treat her well. She is realistic and strong and very loyal to her friend.

Louis Gara (Jackie Brown)

Louis Gara Jackie Brown

Louis is an ex-convict and Ordell Robbie’s partner in crime whose goal is to help him complete his money smuggling transaction. He is responsible for many crimes, such as armed robbery, murder and drug dealing.

Louis Tully (Ghostbusters)

Louis Tully Ghostbusters

Louis is an accountant who became the Ghostbusters’ accountant and joined their numerous adventures. He is pretty socially awkward, but a good-natured guy who tries to be cool but never really succeeds. He is always ready to help and his biggest wish is to be a hero.

Louis Winthorpe (Trading Places)

Louis Winthorpe Trading Places

Louise is a commodities broker for Duke & Duke who enjoys going to the opera in his free time. He is arrogant and pretty racist and all in all, not a very nice guy. But when he accidentally meets Billy Ray Valentine, his life and perspective will drastically change.

Lucas Lee (Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World)

Lucas Lee Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World

Lucas is a skateboarder who wants to be an actor and has even made some minor roles in a number of low cost action movies. He looks tough and rugged and smokes a lot, but despite all that, he doesn’t have problems expressing his feelings, especially regarding his breakup with his now ex-girlfriend Ramona.

Lucille (Sin City)

Lucille Sin City

Played by Carla Cugino, Lucille is Marv’s lesbian parole officer and Claire’s girlfriend, an attractive and beautiful young woman who just wants to live a normal life. But her abduction will be the trigger for many catastrophes to come.

Lucius Fox (Batman)

Lucius Fox Batman

Lucius is Bruce Wayne’s business manager and he is included in most of Batman’s activities and is one of his allies. He has served in the Korean War and is a very hard-working and skilled individual who knows how to deal with the problems in Wayne Enterprises.

Lucius Malfoy (Harry Potter)

lucius malfoy

Lucius Malfoy is one of the main antagonists in the Harry Potter franchise. He used to be a Death Eater who served Lord Voldemort and quickly rejoins his master in his attempts to get rid of Harry.


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He is a ruthless and cold man who doesn’t care about anyone in particular, besides his wife and their son Draco.

Luke Skywalker (Star Wars)

Luke Skywalker Star Wars

Luke is a Force-sensitive human male and a legendary Jedi Master who fought in the Galactic Civil War. He has light skin, blue eyes and blonde hair and is curious, impatient, impulsive and reckless, just like his father.

Lydia Deetz (Beetlejuice)

Lydia Deetz Beetlejuice

Lydia is an introverted and serious “goth” girl who becomes Beetlejuice’s card to get out of the world of the dead. She is sensitive and feels isolated from the world and mostly spends time alone, writing poetry and taking photos. She is the most sensible in the family and has a dark sense of humour.

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