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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22,279 3,783
Daryl Dixon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Norman Reedus

2
17,344 4,334
Rick Grimes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Andrew Lincoln

3
16,463 3,579
Glenn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Steven Yeun

4
16,424 4,021
Michonne is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Danai Gurira

5
15,852 4,769
Carol Peletier is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Melissa McBride

6
12,224 4,244
Maggie Greene is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Lauren Cohan

7
12,073 3,695
Hershel Greene is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Scott Wilson

8
9,023 5,260
Morgan Jones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Lennie James

9
9,644 6,298
Carl Grimes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Chandler Riggs

10
8,787 4,467
Tyreese is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Chad Coleman

11
9,912 6,490
Beth Greene is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Emily Kinney

12
8,391 5,706
Merle Dixon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Michael Rooker

13
7,425 5,395
Dale Horvath is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Jeffrey DeMunn

14
3,304 575
Abraham Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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6,807 5,171
T-Dog is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
IronE Singleton

16
1,869 1,320
Sasha is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Sonequa Martin

17
3,183 2,085
Tara Chambler is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Alanna Masterson

18
2,885 1,189
Paul "Jesus" Rovia is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
DanielLahaie added Paul "Jesus" Rovia Tom Payne

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2,777 2,089
Rosita Espinosa is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
czarina-benlot added Christian Serratos

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6,009 7,722
Shane Walsh is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Jon Bernthal

21
3,041 1,667
Negan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Carman_Gaming added Jeffery Dean Morgan

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3,385 2,352
Aaron Echolls is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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4,840 7,626
The Governor is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
David Morrissey

24
4,894 6,343
Andrea is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
SarahM.Darling added Laurie Holden

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2,435 1,746
Judith is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Brando3 added

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930 281
King Ezekiel is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
King Ezekiel

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1,581 1,283
Eugene Pontecorvo is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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3,326 8,424
Lori Grimes is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Sarah Wayne Callies

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3,347 5,690
Sophia Peletier is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Madison Lintz

30
1,399 1,238
Noah Mayer is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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1,587 1,721
Heath is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Corey Hawkins

32
1,259 990
Bob Hope is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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2,918 5,985
Axel Hay is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Lew Temple

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1,385 1,712
Denise Cloyd is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
DanielLahaie added Denise Cloyd Merritt Wever

35
1,764 2,027
Mika is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
james-bradshaw added Tamar Keinan

36
1,899 2,910
Enid is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

37
2,064 2,283
Otis is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
KennethWeaver added Yuriy Sardarov

38
1,883 2,526
Jessie Anderson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Jessie Anderson

39
2,131 3,497
Gabriel Stokes is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
tmanW added Gabriel Stokes

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2,756 5,196
Amy is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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437 77
Abraham Ford is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Abraham Ford

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1,152 2,034
Eastman is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Eastman John Carroll Lynch

44
2,416 5,256
Jim is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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1,964 2,641
Duane Jones is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
JustinBuckley added Duane Jones Adrian Kali Turner

46
2,578 4,574
Oscar is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Oscar Vincent M. Ward

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1,321 2,484
Caesar Martinez is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
KennethWeaver added Caesar Martinez

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2,278 4,494
Lizzie Samuels is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
CarolPeletier added Brighton Sharbino

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868 1,327
Dwight is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Michael J. Fox

50
1,329 2,316
Dr Edwin Jenner is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
KennethWeaver added Dr Edwin Jenner