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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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").
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.  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 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.
DeFlorres - was a pirate on the Fancy in the 17th century in the Doctor Who episode The Curse of the Black Spot. He was bitten by a leech, giving him a 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.
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.
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.
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".
Guinea Pirate/Michael Chertoff - was the Secretary of Homeland Security under George Bush and the main antagonist of 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.
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 Arthur Kirkland - The characters England's former title.
Drongo Kane - repeated adversary of A. Bertram Chandler's John Grimes, is a clever and ruthless space adventurer whose acts constitute piracy by any common sense standard, but who manages to stay within the law by the help of sharp lawyers.
Ker Karraje - (a.k.a. Count d'Artigas) is a sophisticated and ruthless pirate of Malay origin, using state-of-the-art technologies of the late 19th Century, notably a submarine, in Jules Verne's "Facing the Flag".
Johnny LaFitte of Glenora, California - a 20th Century descendant of Jean Lafitte who in Edgar Rice Burroughs's "Pirate Blood" gets to the distant Vulture's Island where his pirate heredity asserts itself in a modern piratical career full of cold-blooded murders and rapes .
The Lagoon Company - the main protagonists of the anime and manga series Black Lagoon (also the name of their torpedo boat). The crew consists of:
Lego Pirates - with all the typical pirate characteristics such as eye patches and wooden legs, launched by Lego in 1989 with considerable success.
Captain Levasseur - is a dashing French Buccaneer who briefly partners with Captain Blood, played by Basil Rathbone in the film. Levasseur and Blood fight a duel to the death over the fate of Arabella Bishop.
Locke Lamora and Jean Tannen, protagonists of Scott Lynch's "Red Seas Under Red Skies", are in essence land-bound thieves and swindlers "who don't know one end of a galley from another" but nevertheless get unwillingly sidetracked into joining and then leading a pirate crew.
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 Italiancomic bookZagor. All his male descendants share his name and nickname.
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.
Mulligan - was a pirate on the Fancy in the 17th century in the Dr. 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.
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".
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).
Carson Napier - Edgar Rice Burroughs's dashing space-traveler, got (by mistake) to Venus, discovered there a tyrannical regime which sorely needed opposing - and the best way to do that was to assume leadership of the Pirates of Venus (title of the first book in the Venus series).
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.
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.
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:
Roan Tom, in Poul Anderson's "Tragedy of Errors" - a one-eyed space adventurer during the Long Night after the fall of the Terran Empire, roaming half-ruined planets and either trading or taking other people's property by force, depending on circumstances.
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 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.
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.
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.
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)
John Silver is a space pirate with mechanical leg in Italiancomic bookNathan 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.
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.
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 Klondike Gold Rush at Alaska - in George Griffith's The Great Pirate Syndicate (1899) .
Theseus aka Captain Firebrand - in Jack Williamson's 1940 Reign of Wizardry, a loose adaptation of Greek mythology, Theseus becomes the piratical Captain Firebrand since pirates greedy for loot are the only allies he can find in his struggle to destroy the evil magical rule of Minoan Crete. Theseus is a pirate leader also in Poul Anderson's The Dancer from Atlantis, but in that rendition the Cretans are the Good Guys and the greedy Theseus is a villain.
Thoas, in Poul Anderson's 1952 story "Son of the Sword" - a Cretan adventurer visiting Ancient Egypt at the turbulent times after Akhnaton's death, making off with an Egyptian princess whose life was in imminent danger, fleeing pursuit down the Nile and escapes by inventing the Ram, which would be a major part of naval warfare for many centuries to come.
Gammis Turek - leader of a space pirate fleet in Vatta's War.
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.)