Because you like Helena in Orphan Black
A hardboiled 1940s detective, Cole Phelps is haunted by his past in World War II. See them in L.A. Noire.
Severus Snape is a misanthropic potions teacher with a vindictive streak. See them in Harry Potter Series.
Francis Freeman may be impervious to pain, but he sure knows how to inflict it. See them in Deadpool.
Jack Frost would rather crack a joke or throw a snowball than take anything seriously. See them in Rise of the Guardians.
Closing off her emotions makes Lightning a great fighter, but at what personal cost? See them in Final Fantasy Series.
Daring on a bike but haunted in his personal life, even Johnny Blaze isn't fast enough to outride his past. See them in Ghost Rider.
Celie Johnson says she's poor, black, and may even be ugly. But dear God she's here. See them in The Color Purple.
Phoebe Caulfield is a wise-beyond-her-years 10-year-old with an empathetic spirit. See them in The Catcher in the Rye.
All who live know his name, and all who oppose him shall know Death. See them in Darksiders Series.
Somehow all of Lara Jean Covey's past crushes know everything she's ever felt about them. Embarrasing? Yes, but hey, now she has a boyfriend. See them in To all The Boys I've Loved Before.
Jenna Rink is physically 30 but emotionally 13. She has a better excuse than most. See them in 13 Going on 30.
Mario is a plumber who wears a ridiculous outfit, eats weird looking mushrooms, and fits himself inside your pipes so he can save a princess. See them in Super Mario Bros..