15. Charlie – Lost
After crashing on Lost’s mysterious island, troubled Charlie spends his time looking for a shot of redemption. Eventually, the former rock star gets his chance when he takes part in a mission to save his fellow castaways. And though he drowned in the process, Charlie ultimately died a hero’s death that reminded fans of the good inside his tortured character.
14. Lane Pryce – Mad Men
During Mad Men’s run, Lane Pryce became a firm fan favorite – thanks mainly to beating up sniveling Pete Campbell in a fist fight. Nonetheless, debt, embezzlement and a dismissal from SCDP leads the financial officer to take his own life. And, undoubtedly, his colleagues’ discovery of his body remains the show’s most haunting scene.