List of stock characters  

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List of stock characters

Stock Character Gender Genre Example
Angel
Anti-hero Tony Montana
Archetype
Authority figures in comedy
Bad boy / Rake Male
Child Hero Harry Potter
Cowboy Male
Damsel in Distress Female
Detective
Devil
Fall guy
Farmer's Daughter Female
Femme fatale Female
Gentle Giant
Herald
Ingenue
Jewel Thief
Joker
Knight Male
Liar
Logic Guru
Mad Scientist
Menace with a Heart of Gold
Monk Male
Nerd Milhouse Van Houten
Ninja Usually male
Professor Doctor Emmett Brown
Prostitute Female
Psychiatrist
Redshirt
Sidekick Robin
Storyteller
Tragic hero Sigurd
Vice
Villain
Warrior Heracles

List of stock characters taken from Stock characters page

List of stock characters taken from Archetype page

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