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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20,291 3,124
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
15,737 3,853
Rick Grimes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Rick Grimes Andrew Lincoln

3
15,053 3,370
Michonne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Michonne Danai Gurira

4
14,615 3,234
Glenn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Glenn Rhee Steven Yeun

5
14,088 4,384
Carol Peletier is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Carol Peletier Melissa McBride

6
11,003 3,749
Maggie Greene is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Maggie Greene Lauren Cohan

7
10,919 3,237
Hershel Greene is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Hershel Greene Scott Wilson

8
8,136 4,484
Morgan Jones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Morgan Jones Lennie James

9
9,191 5,606
Beth Greene is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Beth Greene Emily Kinney

10
8,479 5,730
Carl Grimes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Carl Grimes Chandler Riggs

11
7,979 4,032
Tyreese is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Tyreese Chad Coleman

12
7,365 5,183
Merle Dixon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Merle Dixon Michael Rooker

13
6,558 4,831
Dale Horvath is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Dale Horvath Jeffrey DeMunn

14
2,260 340
Abraham Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

15
6,027 4,648
T-Dog is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
T-Dog IronE Singleton

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1,214 880
Sasha is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Sasha Sonequa Martin

17
2,031 769
Paul "Jesus" Rovia is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
DanielLahaie added Paul "Jesus" Rovia Tom Payne

18
2,499 1,588
Tara Chambler is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Tara Chambler Alanna Masterson

19
5,149 7,054
Shane Walsh is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Shane Walsh Jon Bernthal

20
2,094 1,436
Rosita Espinosa is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
czarina-benlot added Rosita Espinosa Christian Serratos

21
2,020 1,013
Negan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
benny719 added Negan Jeffery Dean Morgan

22
4,372 7,000
The Governor is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
The Governor David Morrissey

23
2,828 2,035
Aaron Echolls is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

24
4,372 5,706
Andrea is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
SarahM.Darling added Andrea Laurie Holden

25
1,890 1,239
Judith is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Brando3 added Judith

26
1,142 681
Eugene Pontecorvo is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

27
2,872 7,647
Lori Grimes is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Lori Grimes Sarah Wayne Callies

28
978 680
Noah Mayer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

29
2,748 5,320
Axel Hay is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Axel Hay Lew Temple

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2,866 5,223
Sophia Peletier is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Sophia Peletier Madison Lintz

31
1,140 1,113
Denise Cloyd is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
DanielLahaie added Denise Cloyd Merritt Wever

32
1,144 1,216
Heath is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Heath Corey Hawkins

33
849 537
Bob Hope is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

34
1,646 2,122
Jessie Anderson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Jessie Anderson

35
1,491 1,464
Mika is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
james-bradshaw added Mika Tamar Keinan

36
1,519 2,322
Enid is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Enid

37
2,445 5,386
Milton Mamet is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

38
1,555 1,917
Otis is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
KennethWeaver added Otis

39
2,347 4,774
Amy is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Amy

40
898 1,446
Eastman is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Eastman John Carroll Lynch

41
1,664 3,111
Gabriel Stokes is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
tmanW added Gabriel Stokes

42
2,061 4,865
Jim is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Jim

43
1,064 2,100
Caesar Martinez is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
KennethWeaver added Caesar Martinez

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606 1,148
Deanna Monroe is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Deanna Monroe Tovah Feldshuh

45
2,276 4,353
Oscar is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Oscar Vincent M. Ward

46
2,065 3,843
Lizzie Samuels is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
CarolPeletier added Lizzie Samuels

47
1,556 2,307
Duane Jones is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
JustinBuckley added Duane Jones Adrian Kali Turner

48
1,643 4,823
Jacqui is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Jacqui Jeryl Prescott

49
1,847 4,263
Morales is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Morales Juan Gabriel Pareja

50
945 1,956
Dr Edwin Jenner is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
KennethWeaver added Dr Edwin Jenner