Character Recommendations Based on Jax Teller

Tony Soprano The Sopranos

Keeping therapy secret from both his families – especially his mob one

Pablo Escobar Narcos

A skilled businessman unconcerned by the horrors of the drug trade

Max Payne Max Payne

Too focused on avenging the past to plan for the future

Marv Sin City

A brutish but principled thug who'd be right at home on an ancient battlefield

Eric Northman True Blood

A modern Viking with a flair for chilly threats

David Wooderson Dazed and Confused

All right, all right, all right!

Tim Riggins Friday Night Lights (TV)

Brooding halfback who has cornered Dillon's market for "troubled bad boy"

Jack Bauer 24

Terrorist fighter who is scared of nothing and no one. The clock is ticking!

Sookie Stackhouse True Blood

A waitress who can read minds and break hearts

Jim Raynor StarCraft

A decent man in an indecent universe