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List of fictional pirates

Listed alphabetically are fictional pirates by the character's last name or full nickname.

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  • Captain Bizzarly - a pirate with aquaphobia who controlled all crime-related activities on the vast oceans of Water-O until the Waterians froze him and his crew many years ago. From "TigerSharks" part of The Comic Strip show.
  • Bras Priqué is the nickname of a notorious French pirate hovering off New Orleans in 1780, in Victor Herbert's 1910's operetta "Naughty Marietta".
  • The Bango Pirates are the pirates who sailed in a sailing steamship to attack a passenger ships and ships for the treasures in Sherlock Hound, Episode 1!
  • Seth Balmore - a sea pirate and immortal in the video game Lost Odyssey.
  • Balthier - is a sky pirate in the video game Final Fantasy XII.
  • Hector Barbossa - is a fictional character in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series. Barbossa is portrayed by Australian actor Geoffrey Rush in all the films. Barbossa was first introduced as the main antagonist of the first film, and captain of the Black Pearl after mutiny against the ship's former captain, Jack Sparrow, the first film, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. Having met his demise in the climax of the film, his character is revealed to have been resurrected at the end of Dead Man's Chest, becoming a supporting protagonist in At World's End. In the third film, it is revealed that Barbossa is also one of the nine pirate lords as pirate lord of the Caspian Sea territory. In the fourth film, On Stranger Tides, he has become a privateer in the King's Navy and is ordered to be Jack's guide on an expedition for the Fountain of Youth.
  • Captain Barrett - or "The Hook", is a comic villain of the 1944 Bob Hope film "The Princess and the Pirate" Played by Victor McLaglen
  • The Berserkers are Viking pirates in the ThunderCats TV show.
  • Bêlit - is the name of a female pirate captain who is one of the main protagonists along with her partner Conan of Cimmeria in the story "Queen of the Black Coast" by Robert E. Howard.
  • Ben Ali, the Barbary Dragon, an aggressive and highly predatory pirate leader who made the mistake of stalking Doctor Dolittle - with the result that the pirate band was completely outwitted by the doctor's animal allies and were forced to reform and become a bird-seed farmers, while the good doctor sailed off with their ship.
  • Black John Licorice is an undead pirate, that was once human, made out of black licorice who appears in the "Codenamed Kids Next Door" episode Operation: L.I.C.O.R.I.C.E.. He was the captain of Stickybeard when he was young and loves candy above anything else. When traveling in search of candy, Black John and his crew came upon an island of licorice trees, which they promptly cut down and stole. This cursed Black John and his crew, causing the pirates to become skeleton-like licorice figures alive only at night and collapse into piles of licorice bones by day.
  • Black Bellamy - the Pirate Captain's cunning and black-hearted nemesis From The Pirates!. In the film he was voiced by Jeremy Piven.
  • Biere Du Boucanier, the trademark rough pirate with an eye patch appearing on the labels of beer bottles produced at the Van Steenberge Brewery in Belgium ([1]).
  • Bikke - a NPC pirate captain from the 1990 video game Final Fantasy.
  • The Black Corsair - is an Italian nobleman turned pirate to avenge the death of his brothers. One of Emilio Salgari's most legendary creations. Portrayed in "El Corsario Negro" (1944) by actor Pedro Armendáriz. There was also an Italian film made in 1937, directed by Amleto Palermi.
  • The Black Pirate - is the title character of the 1926 silent film, played with acrobatic panache by Douglas Fairbanks.
  • The Black Pirate - DC Comics character, no connection to the 1926 Douglas Fairbanks film. This Black Pirate was a masked hero.
  • Black Vulmea - is the nickname of Terrence Vulmea, a swashbuckling hero of the Spanish Main created by Robert E. Howard. Vulmea's adventures are collected in Black Vulmea's Vengeance.
  • Art Blastside - is a former gentlewoman named Artemesia Fitz-Willoghby Weatherhouse who lost her all memories of her life with her mother, Piratica, in a cannon accident that cost her mother her life. She regained it after 6 years of attending a finishing school and gathered her mother's former crew to set sail again. The Piratica Series, by Tanith Lee.
  • Roger Blease, a young fictional lieutenant of the actual historical pirate Jack Ward whose English Free Rovers terrorized the Mediterranean in the early 17th century. Blease is the protagonist of Thomas Costain's highly successful 1942 novel "For My Great Folly", which became a bestseller with over 132,000 copies sold, and of which the New York Times reviewer stated that "there will be no romantic-adventure lover left unsatisfied." .
  • Captain Blood - is the alias of Peter Blood, an Irish doctor turned slave, then pirate, and is the title character of a series of novels by Rafael Sabatini. The novel was also adapted into a film starring Errol Flynn and directed by Casablanca director Michael Curtiz. Captain Blood also appears in Martin Mystery animated television series episode Pirates of Doom where he is depicted as supernatural pirate.
  • Bloody Bess - Bloody Bess is a member of the Crimson Pirates.
  • Bloody Bill, a pirate with a dark past who unexpectedly befriends the boy protagonists in Robert Michael Ballantyne's "The Coral Island".
  • Captain Bloth - is the captain of the fossil-like ship Maelstrom, and the main villain of The Pirates of Dark Water.
  • Captain Blubber - and Captain Blackeye - are two (fairly pathetic) pirates from the Banjo-Kazooie series. Blackeye's drunken comments and the furnishings of his room strongly suggest that he may have been a key aspect of the game's scrapped "Stop 'n Swop" feature.
  • Billy Bones - a pirate captain who kept the map of the island where Flint's treasure was hidden in Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson.
  • Tom Bristol, a sailor press-ganged into the British Royal Navy and in 1680, disastrous circumstances push him to become a daring Caribbean pirate - as narrated in the 1935 story Under the Black Ensign by L. Ron Hubbard.
  • Captain Broom - is a pirate in the novel Pirates! by Celia Rees
  • Frank Langella.


  • Captain Contagious was the pirate who escaped from the snow and kidnapped a French lady doll away and sailed into the sea in Raggedy Ann & Andy: A Musical Adventure, directed by Richard Williams.
  • Cannonball (Transformers) - is a decepticon space pirate.
  • Captain Gavin Capacitor - is a software pirate from the computer-animated series, ReBoot
  • Captain Carryall - (aka Theodore Maltatlas the Second Son's Brother's Friend) commanded the much-feared Bread Pirates on the world of food, Pinfoot, in the novel Bubblegum Wishes by J.S. Longstreet.
  • Captain Carlton - a pirate created for the book Pirateology
  • While Cap'n Crunch - is not a pirate, Jean LaFoote - his commercial nemesis of bygone days, was not only a pirate, but a barefoot one to boot.
  • Captain Claw - An anthropomorphic cat pirate seeking the amulet of nine lives in the video game Claw
  • Captain Clegg - is the alias assumed by clergyman Doctor Syn when he turned to piracy in the novel Doctor Syn on the High Seas by Russell Thorndike. Other notable pirates in the book include Captain Satan, a black pirate leader whom Syn kills and whose ship and crew he then takes over; Mr. Mipps, a former Royal Navy carpenter and Syn/Clegg's loyal lieutenant; and Yellow Pete, the ship's Chinese cook, who leads a mutiny and is killed by Syn.
  • Captain Firebrand - see Theseus.
  • Captain Skunkbeard - a ghost pirate from Scooby-Doo! Pirates Ahoy!, (2006 direct-to-video animated feature)
  • Conan the Barbarian, Robert E. Howard's most well-known character, had several times taken up the career of a pirate (sometimes among white fellow-pirates, sometimes among black ones) before finally becoming a king (see also Bêlit). He took up piracy one extra time after that, when being dethroned and exiled - though soon returning from the sea and regaining his throne.
  • John Connor - one-eyed Welsh pirate and smuggler from Cardiff, helmsman aboard Jean Lafitte's ship the Pride in Italian comic book Zagor.
  • Captain Corroboc - is a giant parrot and a fierce, cunning and notoriously cruel captain of a pirate crew composed of assorted anthropomorphic animals, in the fantasy world of the Spellsinger series of Alan Dean Foster. After Corroboc's death, his place is taken by his brother, Captain Kamaulk - who had originally been the accountant of the family ("Pirating is a business, make no mistake of that, and somebody needs to take care of the ledgers" - "The Time of the Transference").
  • The Corsairs of Umbar, of whom no personal name is given, have a strategic role on the enemy's side in the later part of the war in J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings.
  • Cortez - An undead pirate from the 2004 video game Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door.
  • The Crimson Pirate - a.k.a. Captain Vallo - played by Burt Lancaster, is an acrobatic rogue who became a hero in the namesake 1952 movie. Lancaster's former circus partner Nick Cravat also appears as Vallo's mute sidekick, Ojo.
  • The Crimson Pirates - The Crimson Pirates are a group of inter-dimensional slavers.
  • Captain Crook - was the pirate who sailed the sea to find the dish of the Filet-O-Fish in McDonaldland, at McDonald's fast food restaurants
  • Conrad, who was in his youth rejected by society and later became a corsair fighting against humanity (excepting women) is the protagonist of "The Corsair", a tale in verse by Lord Byron published in 1814, which was extremely popular and influential in its day, selling ten thousand copies on its first day of sale. [2] In the opera Il corsaro by Giuseppe Verdi, loosely based on Byron's work, Conrad becomes the dashing and chivalrous Corrado. Also based on The Corsair are the overture Le Corsaire by Hector Berlioz and the ballet Le Corsaire by Marius Petipa.
  • Cuthbert Conyers - nicknamed Old Cut-throat - had a long and successful piratical career in the tropics and in 1732 settled with his loot for a "respectable" old age at an English country house - where two centuries later Lord Peter Wimsey discovered his hidden treasure ("The Learned Adventure of the Dragon's Head").
  • Henriette "One Eye" Cooper - a female raccoon pirate, ancestor of Sly Cooper from the Sly Cooper video game series.
  • Captain Avery-the captain in the Doctor Who episode "The Curse of the Back Spot"
  • Captain Henry Crow - the pirate captain from the newspaper comic strip Overboard
  • Jack Crow - In Armor (novel) a notorious celebrity and one-time pirate. A morally questionable character with views and opinions that are just as questionable, he is a tough man who does not hesitate to kill. He is constantly at odds with his own morality but he knows the difference between his celebrity reputation and his real personality. At times, his reputation is more of a burden than a blessing.



  • Edward Kenway- the main protagonist of Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag is a pirate. During the course of the game, he will join the assassins.
  • Elisabet Ramsey (a.k.a. "Lizzie the Pirate") - is a buccaneer from the Caribbean colonies in Age of Empires III. She is voiced by Jennifer Hale.
  • Emperor Grog - Emperor Grog first appeared in the "Futurama" episode "Godfellas" and attacked the Planet Express ship and its crew with his fellow Space Pirates. Unfortunately, he was killed in the explosion of his own ship due to Bender crashing right through it. He later appeared on a barrel of Space Grog in "Möbius Dick", where his name was finally learnt.


  • Mary "Jacky" Faber - is the protagonist the series by L.A. Meyer, Bloody Jack.
  • Captain Feathersword - is a character in the stage and television shows of the popular children's troupe, "The Wiggles". He is played by Paul Paddick. In the early years, he was played by Anthony Field.
  • The Fishhawk, threatening the coasts of 17th-century England and confronted by Solomon Kane in Robert E. Howard's "Blades of the Brotherhood".
  • Patty Fleur/Pati Furuuru in the Tales of Vesperia - a 14-year-old pirate girl who travels around the world in search of romance and the legendary treasure of the notorious pirate Aifread. An expert marksman, skillful with both gun and knife, and despite her young appearance, has an elderly personality and manner of expression. Bears resemblance to the pirate class of Tales of the World: Radiant Mythology 2.
  • Captain Flint, the captain who buried his hoard in Robert Louis Stevenson's 1883 novel, Treasure Island.
  • The Flying Dutchman is a recurring character in the Nickelodeon animated television series, SpongeBob SquarePants. He is a green pirate ghost who haunts Bikini Bottom. When he had died, he had no funeral because his body was used as a window display. Now he haunts the Seven Seas because he was never put to rest. He expresses a dislike for the tradition in which others dress up as him for Halloween and claims that it "turns the Flying Dutchman name into a laughing stock".
  • Foxy the Pirate, an animatronic in the video game Five Nights at Freddy's.


  • Captain Kevin Garrigan - is the captain of the famous Slocum Creek Pirates, a ferocious pirate gang that pillaged the Atlantic Coast.
  • Gilbert - is a pirate played by Marty Feldman in the movie Yellowbeard.
  • Gunpowder Gertie - (Gertrude Stubbs) is a Canadian pirate created by storyteller Carolyn McTaggart.
  • Guinea Pirate/South Parks "Pandemic" story arc. He is the one who has the Peruvian pan flute bands captured, allowing the Furry Death and Guinea Creatures to begin rampaging all over the world. He personally seeks to eliminate Craig. At the end it is revealed that he is Guinea Creature himself a "Guinea Pirate".
  • Captain Gutt - (Voiced by Peter Dinklage) The villainous pirate gigantopithecus captain and a self-styled master of the high seas in Ice Age: Continental Drift. He showed a short temper and anger in a flash when provoked, and was capable of grim humour at the expense of others. Gutt was a large, sinewy primate that, despite his bulk, was capable of fast movements like an orangutan, and could climb virtually any surfaces if the need arose, as his weapon of choice, used a saw-fish skull as a sword-like implement. He attempts to capture Manny, Sid, Diego, and Scrat and make them part of his crew. Captain Gutt is a massive brute of a pirate & self-appointed Master of the Seas. Gutt absolutely loves being a pirate and taking whatever he wants in the world. Gutt, along with a small crew of other animals, took to the seas on a massive ice floe that resembled a galleon made of ice and plant matter. Out at sea, Gutt and his crew took to a piratical lifestyle and raided ice floes with other creatures, notably one ridden by Manny, Sid, Diego and Sid's Grandmother. Eventually Manny and his crew steals his ship and the bounty he has amassed. Gutt’s wrath knows no bounds and he becomes determined to find Manny and get revenge, even going as far as to attempt to kill Ellie and Peaches during the cilmax of the film. In the end, Gutt is defeated by Manny, and he crashes to a cave, where he encounters a female of his species, daring him to come to her. Unfortunately, the female is a siren (a predator who lures animals to their doom by disguising themselves as a female of the animals' species), and Gutt meets his demise when the siren devours him.
  • Gokaigers - The primary protagonists of the tokusatsu series Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger.
  • Gol D. Roger - The former Pirate King from the anime/manga One Piece
  • Gorgon Isles pirates - in "The Tritonian Ring" by L. Sprague de Camp
  • The ghost pirates of the old house in the river island who dug the treasures when Garfield the cat and Odie the dog as pirates in Garfield's Halloween Special.
  • The Giant pirate who brought into a giant crook in Purff the Magic Dragon cartoon film.
  • Guybrush Threepwood of the Monkey Island franchise.
  • Gangplank - is a pirate champion from the video game League of Legends.


  • Captain Harlock - is the titular space pirate of his own anime series.
  • Heinrich Von Marzipan - is a recurring Character in "Codename Kids Next Door" who was once cabin boy to Captain Stickybeard.
  • Captain Henry Avery - was a naval officer in the 1690s from Doctor Who who became a pirate. He left his wife and son, Toby behind in England. His wife died in his absence.
  • Captain Charles Hunter, in Michael Crichton's "Pirate Latitudes", is a heroic English pirate based in 17th-century Jamaica, whose burning aspiration to rob Spanish gold the book regards as completely justified.
  • Captain James Hook who haunted his creek, Kidd's Creek at Neverland in Peter Pan by James M. Barrie.


  • Captain Ironhook - was one of the leaders of the LEGO Pirates.
  • Captain Isabela - female pirate from Dragon Age games.





  • "The Master of Ballantrae" (James Durie), in Robert Louis Stevenson's well known novel of that name, has become a ruthless and bloodthirsty pirate after being forced into exile following his involvement in the failed Jacobite Rising of 1745.
  • Mad Jack the Pirate - A pirate who goes treasure hunting with his first mate rat Snuk.
  • Malgo in L. Sprague de Camp's "The Unbeheaded King" and "The Honourable Barbarian" is a former mercenary soldier and prison guard driven to the far islands of the East - where he gathers a pirate crew on board his notorious ship, The Maneater, commits many nefarious deeds, tangles with the adventurous ex-king Jorian and Jorian's young brother Kerin, and eventually comes to a deserved bad end along with his crew.
  • Jean Malot, better known as Captain Snake, is a 16th-century French pirate in Italian comic book Zagor. All his male descendants share his name and nickname.
  • Maxi - an Okinawan pirate from the Soul series of video games who wields nunchaku. Unlike Cervantes de Leon from the same series, Maxi does not resemble stereotypical depictions of pirates. His ship is a playable stage in Soulcalibur IV.
  • Morgan "Moonscar" McWright - Captain of the Maelstrom who led his crew onto an island in the Louisiana bayou and killed the inhabitants of a peaceful pagan village. Moonscar and his crew were subsequently slain by a pair of vicious were-cats. Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island
  • McGrath - was a 17th-century pirate on The Fancy in the Doctor Who episode "The Curse of the Black Spot". He was injured while fixing the rigging, giving him the black spot. He was then taken by the Siren to her ship, and later joined the rest of the crew when they took the ship for themselves.
  • John Merrick, a former Royal Navy Lieutenant turned pirate captain in the 1850s Pacific, is the villain of O. V. Falck-Ytter's 1873 young adult action-adventure story "Haakon Haakonsen. En Norsk Robinson" ("Haakon Haakonsen. A Norwegian Robinson"), partly inspired by Daniel Defoe's "Robinson Crusoe". It was adapted to the 1990 film "Shipwrecked", where Merrick is played by Gabriel Byrne.
  • MooBeard - the Cow Pirate from the first episode of Random Cartoons
  • Mulligan - was a pirate on The Fancy in the 17th century in the Doctor Who episode "The Curse of the Black Spot". Mulligan started a mutiny with Boatswain against Captain Avery. However, he cut his hand, giving him the black spot. He was then taken by the Siren to her ship, and later joined the rest of the crew when they took the ship for themselves.
  • Murdoch Juan - is a bold space adventurer in Poul Anderson's story "The Pirate", part of the Psychotechnic League series. Whether Murdoch is to be actually defined as a pirate, or rather as a very daring but legitimate entrepreneur, is a major issue on which the whole story turns.
  • Marquise Spinneret Mindfang - female corsair and distant ancestor of Vriska Serket in the Homestuck universe, a webcomic on the website MS Paint Adventures.
  • Captain Mission - a pirate alleged by Daniel Defoe to have established a floating socialist pirate republic.
  • Manjanungo - bloodthirsty space pirate in Race Across the Stars, part of the Spaceways series by John Cleve.
  • Elaine Marley - is the governor of several pirate islands in the Monkey Island series of video games.
  • Captain Horatio McCallister - or The Sea Captain, is a character from the animated TV series The Simpsons, admits in one episode that he is not actually a sea captain, but he is still known for his frequent, pirate-like "Yarrr!"
  • Bosun Moon - is a petty officer on a pirate ship in the film Yellowbeard
  • The Morgan Pirate Family of Stonefort, Native American witches, the other dominant family in the unusual town of Stonefort.
  • rum of the same name.
  • Andrew Murray a.k.a. "Captain Rip-Rap" is the idealistic Jacobite turned pirate, working in partnership with the decidedly not idealistic Captain Flint, who in A. D. Howden Smith's Porto Bello Gold (1924) captures from a Spanish galleon - and secretly buries - the same treasure which would a generation later be recovered with considerable trouble by the protagonists of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic "Treasure Island".
  • Captain Mutiny - was one of the main villains on Power Rangers Lost Galaxy. In Japan, he was known as Captain Zahab (a play on Captain Ahab) and was the primary villain of Seijuu Sentai Gingaman, the series that became Lost Galaxy in America.
  • Harry Markel - was a former captain turned into a pirate, who been captured and transferred to England, but he escapes along with his right-hand man John Carpenter and the rest of his accomplices — known collectively as the "Pirates of the Halifax" — and seizes the Alert, a three-masted leaving, after having massacred the captain and crew. In Traveling Scholarships by Jules Verne.
  • Captain Marika Kato takes over her deceased father's position of the space pirate ship Bentenmaru in the anime Bodacious Space Pirates (2012).

Captain Monkey D. Luffy "One Piece" (1997) Captain of the Straw-Hat Pirates and is currently exploring the New World with his crew.



  • One-Eared Pirate - was a pirate in Robert Arthur's book The Three Investigators The Mystery of the Talking Skull. The Legend says that he stole money and before they caught him, he put all of the money into the geyser. After many years there stayed only a few coins.
  • One-Eyed Jane - is a fictional pirate from the Wicked Travels of One-Eyed Jane - a saga of epic proportions that begins in London's merchant district with the pretty, naive lass Jane Spiess, and ends twenty years later in Mandalay with a black-hearted, murderous, and extremely rich, One-Eyed Jane.
  • One-eyed Willy - is the pirate whose "rich stuff" the kids set out to find in The Goonies
  • Orm the Red - a 10th-century Viking whose piratical exploits in Christian and Muslim Spain, England and southern Rus (present-day Ukraine) are narrated with considerable empathy and humor in "The Long Ships".


  • Painty the Pirate and Patchy the Pirate are pirates that appear on the animated comedy SpongeBob SquarePants. Painty is a pirate captain in a painting that sings the theme song along with an unseen group of children, while Patchy is a live-action character who hosts many of the show's "special episodes".
  • Harvey 'Blind' Pew - is a pirate in the movie Yellowbeard.
  • Paul Burchill appeared as a pirate while wrestling on WWE's SmackDown! brand.
  • Sneaky Pete is the nemesis of Zan the Man
  • Pirate Pimm - is the central figure of the Pirate Pimm films and the self-proclaimed "Greatest Pirate of Them All"
  • Pirate Beard - A Raposa Pirate from Drawn to Life, originally set on plundering the village with his crew, but is convinced to stay after being given a pirate ship by the Mayor. He and Jowee were going on a treasure hunt, but Jowee decides to stay with Mari. Pirate Beard seems to be a spoof on the character Jack Sparrow from the movie Pirates of the Caribbean.
  • The Pirate Captain - The main character in The Pirates!, self-deluded and mostly incompetent as a pirate and as a sea captain, but he's ultimately kind-hearted and very much respected by his crew. He doesn't appear to possess any of the stereotypical pirate accoutrements, though he dresses in the traditional manner, and much is made of his luxuriant beard. He is said to have a "pleasant, open face", though he is quite successful at terrifying non-pirates. In the Film he was voiced by Hugh Grant. His crew include:
    • Cutlass Liz in the film voiced by Salma Hayek
    • Peg-Leg Hastings in the film voiced by Lenny Henry
    • The Pirate with a Scarf in the film voiced by Martin Freeman
    • The Pirate with Gout in the film voiced by Brendan Gleeson
    • The Albino Pirate in the film voiced by Anton Yelchin(US version) & Russell Tovey (UK version)
    • The Surprisingly Curvaceous Pirate, a female pirate in disguise in the film voiced by Ashley Jensen
    • The Pirate in Green
    • The Pirate with a Hook where his Hand should Be
    • The Pirate in Red
    • The Pirate who likes Kittens and Sunsets in the film voiced by Al Roker
    • The Burly Pirate
    • The Pirate with an Accordion
    • The Sassy Pirate
    • Jennifer, a sensible Victorian lady who becomes an invaluable member of the crew.
  • The Pirates - are a band of nameless and hapless pirates that appear as a running joke in almost all of the Asterix adventures.
  • The Pirats are pirate rats in Reader Rabbit Math Adventures Ages 6–9. They are "enemies" of Reader Rabbit and friends. They consist of Captain Ratbeard, Pearl, Vermina, Cheester and Riley.
  • Piet Piraat ("Pete the Pirate") - a good-natured adventurous pirate in a Flemish children's program [4].
  • Captain Walker D. Plank - is a villain in the animated TV series James Bond Jr.. He fits the traditional stereotype to the extent that even his parrot has an eyepatch and a wooden leg.
  • Captain Pugwash - is a character from a series of children's comic strips, books, and animated films created by John Ryan.
  • The Pepper Pirates is a pirates who robbed and pilling pepper from the Smurfs at their sailing ship in The Smurfs.
  • The Pirate King and his crew of pirates were known as the Pirates of Penzance in Gilbert and Sullivan The Pirates of Penzance.
  • The pirate captain who racing with Bobby at his day dream in Bobby's World.
  • The pirates and their ship is falling gentle from the sky in Dennis the Mence.
  • The Pie Rats are a crew of six anthropomorphic rats who sail the Apple Pie ship.
  • The Pie-Rats are a band of rodent thieves who specialise in stealing pastries, dress as pirates from Pocket Dragon Adventures.
  • Portgas D. Ace - He is the ex-captain of the Spade Pirates and the current Commander of the Whitebeard Pirates in One Piece



Redbeard, The Phantom's foe turned ally


  • Sailor John- was the evil pirate in Sodor's Legend of The Lost Treasure.
  • Captain Stingaree was the first supervillain pirate in the Batman comic books!
  • Captain Samuel Salt - was the pirate captain of his magic pirate ship and his crew of pirates sailed through sea and air to Nonestic Ocean (which surrounds the continent Oz is on) in Pirates in Oz and Captain Salt in Oz at the Oz books created by L. Frank Baum and written by Ruth Plumly Thompson.
  • Captain Shakespeare - of the Caspartine From movie Stardust, a famous pirate with a reputation for being cruel, though in reality he is kind-hearted and rather effeminate, in the book he has name Johannes Alberic.
  • Captain John Sharkey - was the pirate who flying his green Jolly Roger flag, his green flag in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's 1897 short stories and his 1925 novel The Dealings of Captain Sharkey
  • Captain Sabertooth - (Norwegian: Kaptein Sabeltann) is the pirate and the main character in some Norwegian theatre plays created by Norwegian singer and actor Terje Formoe. He is the skipper of his bands of pirates who sailed together in their ship, the Black Lady in search of mystical treasures arounds in his voyages.
  • Sandokan - or "The Tiger of Malaya", is the scourge of the British in the South China Sea by Italian author Emilio Salgari. He was portrayed onscreen, in a 1976 Italian TV series, by Indian actor Kabir Bedi.
  • Captain Scarblade - The vicious captain of the Revenge in the Neopets plot Curse of Maraqua, Scarblade and his crew of marauding pirates attempted to destroy the underwater city of Maraqua.
  • Faris Scherwiz - A cross-dressing female pirate captain from the video game Final Fantasy V.
  • Captain Scratch - is the evil captain of the Bloody Hand in Sid Fleischmann's The Ghost in the Noonday Sun. Scratch hires a young man he believes can see ghosts to help him find the treasure of a dead pirate.
  • Sea Hawk - is a pirate and anti-hero from the TV series She-Ra: Princess of Power. He was originally a transporter for the Evil Horde, but later defects to The Great Rebellion when persuaded by Princess Adora/She-Ra.
  • Searats - anthropomorphic rats engaged in piracy, often appearing as villains in the Redwall series of books by Brian Jacques. Noted ones are the highly intelligent Cluny the Scourge, the insane Gabool the Wild and the opportunistic Ripfang.
  • Sed - Son of Seth Balmore in the video game Lost Odyssey. Owns the submarine Nautilus.
  • Minerva Sharpe and Nancy Kington - are the protagonists of Pirates! by novelist Celia Rees.
  • Sir Arthur Richards of Kent, Diego Santana de la Vega - Fictional pirate captain once a queen's spy in the Spanish Court retired when chased back to England where he and others began the crusade to promote the importance reading plays in a successful child's development. Recognized now as active participant and sea dog Sir Arthur Richards of Kent is found at many western United States renaissance faires and pirate gatherings. His crew is the most famous "Pirates of Treasure Cove" where together they coined the often alluded to truth "readers argh leaders"
  • Sissy Le Poop, Smelly Pete and Shark Bait - are characters from children's animated series Those Scurvy Rascals, they are three underwear obsessed pirates (plus Polly the Parrot) which the show follows the adventures. They all live on the ship called "The Soiled Pair" and go on a different random adventure in every episode.
  • Captain Skunkbeard - voice by Ron Perlman - Scooby-Doo! Pirates Ahoy! (2006)
  • Long Joan Silver is the female version of the iconic one-legged pirate from Tess Morgan, Jen Gunn and Sally Bones. The play is published by YouthPlays, inc.
  • Long John Silver - is one of several pirates who appear in the Robert Louis Stevenson novel Treasure Island, which weaves together many pirate myths and motifs including maps of hidden treasure, villainy among pirates, marooning, parrots, missing limbs, and eye patches.
  • John Silver is a space pirate with mechanical leg in Italian comic book Nathan Never. He is second in command to captain Jonathan Rockhal. Before he turned to piracy, he was a general of the Federal Army of Earth.
  • Singh Brotherhood, arch-enemies of The Phantom, already had a long history as fearsome pirates before the first Phantom encountered them in 1536, and they continue existing into the 20th century, though now as a crime syndicate rather than pirates.
  • Skull Pirates - from the Legend of Zelda - series are a group of undead skeleton pirates, found most prominently in the Oracle of Ages and Oracle of Seasons games.
  • Kaptain Skurvy - is a secondary villain of the Donkey Kong Country cartoon series.
  • Space pirates - various groups, distinct from each other, use this label or belong in this category (see separate article)
  • Captain Romulus Slag - A Robotic Space Pirate from Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction and Ratchet & Clank Future: Quest for Booty
  • Space Pirate Monkey From Pluto! - Recurring character on Robot Chicken
  • Solomon - was a 24th-century trader From the Doctor Who episode Dinosaurs on a Spaceship whose ship was intercepted by a Silurian Ark which had crossed his route. He sent out a distress signal and was picked up by the Silurians. He discovered that they were transporting dinosaurs upon their Ark and quickly set about taking them for his own. He ordered his two robots to wake the Silurians from stasis in small groups and then dispatched them into space. He ended up being killed when The Doctor placed the homing device that was aimed at the Silurian Ark in Solomon's ship, so that the missiles would hit it instead.
  • Steve the Pirate - is a dodgeball player who believes himself to be a pirate, in the movie Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story. He is played by Alan Tudyk.
  • Stickybeard (voiced by Mark Hamill) - A candy-hunting pirate From Codename: Kids Next Door who sails the suburbs in his ship, The Sweet Revenge, with his crew of pirates, robbing kids of their candy.
  • Syndicate of Pirates, using flying machines (not yet invented at the time of writing) and secret rays to terrorise the adventurers of the Captain Syrup - is a female pirate captain and the main antagonist of video games Wario Land and Wario Land 2.
  • Vikram Szpirglas - is an airship pirate and antagonist in Airborn.
  • Captain Spade was the henchmen pirate captain of Ker Karraje in Jules Verne's "Facing the Flag".
  • Starjammers, heroic space pirates in the Marvel Universe, who became pirates for eminently justified reasons.
  • Henry Steel - The legend of Henry Steel formed the backbone of the lore of CBS's cancelled reality TV show, Pirate Master.
  • Captain Jack Sparrow - (played by Johnny Depp) is one of the main characters in "Pirates of the Caribbean". He is the son of Captain Teague and one of the nine Pirate Lords.
  • Captain Ishmael Squint - (voiced by Charles Napier) - He's the cruel pirate who sailed the Jumanji Sea. In "Eye of the Sea", He lost his nose during the battle against the one-eyed sea monster with a hideous odor, called "The Draken", over 20 years ago. He wanted revenge on the Draken, but Squint was eaten alive by The Draken before Alan killed it. In "Return of Squint" He later came back with 2 new shipmates of his.
  • Elizabeth Swann - is a female pirate in "Pirates of the Caribbean". She is played by Keira Knightley.



  • Unnamed one-eyed pirate appearing on the cover of the Pirate's Booty snacks, with Speech balloons voicing praise for the product accompanied by "Yo ho ho" and "Shiver me timbers" (expressions derived from Stevenson's "Treasure Island", though the pirate depicted does not precisely correspond to any of its characters).





  • Yanez de Gomera - is the Portuguese, more level-headed, philosophical elder sidekick of Sandokan - in the 12 novels of Emilio Salgari's Sandokan Cycle - the last of which, posthumously published, is titled Yanez' Revenge (La rivincita di Yanez, 1913.)
  • Yellowbeard - is the protagonist of the 1983 comedy film Yellowbeard. He was played by Monty Python alumnus Graham Chapman.



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