Kooky and brilliant, Maurice is the definition of a devoted dad. He accepts Belle for what she is — an introverted bookworm who just so happens to also turn the heads of all the eligible bachelors. He even gets on board with the whole Beast thing! Maurice and Belle are both different than the rest of their town, but they are alike in their eccentricities. Belle has a father who not only supports her, but also truly understands her. What more could a girl ask for?
Best line: "My daughter? Odd? Eh? Where would you get an idea like that?"