|Occupation:||Surgeon, Psychiatrist, Serial Killer, The Chesapeake Ripper, Hannibal the Cannibal|
|Relationships:|| Mischa Lecter (Deceased Sister), |
Lady Murasaki (Aunt), Clarice Starling (Book Love Interest), Will Graham (TV Friend & Love Interest)
|Fandom:||Hannibal (TV Series), The Silence of the Lambs,|
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Hannibal Lecter is a character in a series of novels by Thomas Harris. He has also appeared in various film and TV adaptations. Lecter is a psychiatrist and a serial killer who cannibalizes his victims.
He appeared in 4 Thomas Harris novels: Red Dragon, Silence of the Lambs, Hannibal and Hannibal Rising. Anthony Hopkins portrayed Hannibal in the first 3 movie adaptations, beginning with The Silence of the Lambs (1988). He reprised this role in Hannibal (2001) and Red Dragon (2002). In Hannibal Rising he was portrayed by Gaspard Ulliel.
Books & Movies
Hannibal Lecter/Clarice Starling is the most popular pairing.
Very soon after the first episode aired, some fans expressed their dislike of the slash pairing of Hannibal Lecter/Will Graham. These fans of the original books and movies appear to have been unhappy with the queer interpretation of Hannibal Lecter by new fans. Others appear to have been unhappy with the prevalence of the Hannigram pairing when they viewed Clarice/Hannibal as been the canon pairing. 
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Archives & Fannish Links
- Hannibal Lecter works on Ao3
- Hannibal Lecter works from Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal movie fandoms on ff.net
- Hannibal Lecter works from the TV fandom on ff.net
Links & Resources
- Hannibal Lecter (TV) character page on the Hannibal Wiki
- Book & Movie Hannibal Lecter character page on the Hannibal Wiki
- Hannibal Lecter character page on Wikipedia