Total Nerd The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked  

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Who is your favorite character on The Walking Dead TV series? With season six of this awesome drama series in the can, it's time to decide who the best Walking Dead characters are, by voting. Walking Dead fans, get ready to sound off, by casting your votes up or down in this poll for the characters in this AMC drama, which is without a doubt one of the best shows on TV right now.

It's no surprise that many of us believe that Rick Grimes (played by Walking Dead actor Andrew Lincoln) is the best character on The Walking Dead. The same can be said for Daryl Dixon (Norman Reedus) and several other original characters, some who are, sadly, no longer with us.

Are there any deceased Walking Dead characters you'd like to return to the show? Love them or hate them, the Walking Dead characters are the heart of this excellent show - and example of the very best of premium cable's original programming, without a doubt.

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Daryl Dixon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Daryl Dixon Norman Reedus

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2
+ - 15,636 3,818
Rick Grimes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Rick Grimes Andrew Lincoln

3
+ - 14,956 3,320
Michonne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Michonne Danai Gurira

4
+ - 14,473 3,216
Glenn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Glenn Rhee Steven Yeun

5
+ - 13,981 4,346
Carol Peletier is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Carol Peletier Melissa McBride

6
+ - 10,910 3,709
Maggie Greene is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Maggie Greene Lauren Cohan

7
+ - 10,837 3,189
Hershel Greene is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Hershel Greene Scott Wilson

8
+ - 8,081 4,419
Morgan Jones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Morgan Jones Lennie James

9
+ - 9,135 5,540
Beth Greene is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Beth Greene Emily Kinney

10
+ - 8,395 5,694
Carl Grimes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Carl Grimes Chandler Riggs

11
+ - 7,929 4,006
Tyreese is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Tyreese Chad Coleman

12
+ - 7,292 5,146
Merle Dixon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Merle Dixon Michael Rooker

13
+ - 6,491 4,791
Dale Horvath is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Dale Horvath Jeffrey DeMunn

14
+ - 2,197 323
Abraham Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

15
+ - 5,974 4,610
T-Dog is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
T-Dog IronE Singleton

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+ - 1,169 850
Sasha is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Sasha Sonequa Martin

17
+ - 1,973 729
Paul "Jesus" Rovia is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Paul "Jesus" Rovia Tom Payne

18
+ - 2,428 1,560
Tara Chambler is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Tara Chambler Alanna Masterson

19
+ - 5,083 7,008
Shane Walsh is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Shane Walsh Jon Bernthal

20
+ - 2,050 1,383
Rosita Espinosa is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Rosita Espinosa Christian Serratos

21
+ - 1,960 959
Negan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Negan Jeffery Dean Morgan

22
+ - 4,314 6,962
The Governor is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
The Governor David Morrissey

23
+ - 2,795 2,010
Aaron Echolls is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

24
+ - 4,321 5,663
Andrea is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Andrea Laurie Holden

25
+ - 1,831 1,213
Judith is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

26
+ - 1,085 647
Eugene Pontecorvo is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

27
+ - 2,827 7,588
Lori Grimes is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Lori Grimes Sarah Wayne Callies

28
+ - 944 634
Noah Mayer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

29
+ - 2,738 5,264
Axel Hay is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Axel Hay Lew Temple

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+ - 2,822 5,193
Sophia Peletier is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Sophia Peletier Madison Lintz

31
+ - 1,115 1,091
Denise Cloyd is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Denise Cloyd Merritt Wever

32
+ - 820 515
Bob Hope is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

33
+ - 1,102 1,187
Heath is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Heath Corey Hawkins

34
+ - 1,624 2,099
Jessie Anderson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Jessie Anderson

35
+ - 1,468 1,446
Mika is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Mika Tamar Keinan

36
+ - 1,496 2,271
Enid is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Enid

37
+ - 2,411 5,356
Milton Mamet is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

38
+ - 1,520 1,891
Otis is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Otis

39
+ - 2,304 4,750
Amy is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Amy

40
+ - 882 1,396
Eastman is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Eastman John Carroll Lynch

41
+ - 2,032 4,841
Jim is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Jim

42
+ - 1,611 3,087
Gabriel Stokes is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Gabriel Stokes

43
+ - 595 1,101
Deanna Monroe is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Deanna Monroe Tovah Feldshuh

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+ - 1,029 2,075
Caesar Martinez is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Caesar Martinez

45
+ - 2,238 4,336
Oscar is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Oscar Vincent M. Ward

46
+ - 2,049 3,827
Lizzie Samuels is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Lizzie Samuels

47
+ - 1,518 2,288
Duane Jones is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Duane Jones Adrian Kali Turner

48
+ - 1,605 4,805
Jacqui is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Jacqui Jeryl Prescott

49
+ - 1,813 4,243
Morales is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Morales Juan Gabriel Pareja

50
+ - 904 1,939
Dr Edwin Jenner is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Dr Edwin Jenner