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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22,029 3,685
Daryl Dixon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Daryl Dixon Norman Reedus

2
17,115 4,280
Rick Grimes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Rick Grimes Andrew Lincoln

3
16,209 3,539
Glenn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Glenn Rhee Steven Yeun

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16,256 3,930
Michonne is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Michonne Danai Gurira

5
15,656 4,712
Carol Peletier is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Carol Peletier Melissa McBride

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12,094 4,184
Maggie Greene is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Maggie Greene Lauren Cohan

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11,947 3,645
Hershel Greene is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Hershel Greene Scott Wilson

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8,915 5,151
Morgan Jones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Morgan Jones Lennie James

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9,494 6,215
Carl Grimes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Carl Grimes Chandler Riggs

10
8,658 4,410
Tyreese is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Tyreese Chad Coleman

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9,823 6,371
Beth Greene is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Beth Greene Emily Kinney

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8,250 5,641
Merle Dixon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Merle Dixon Michael Rooker

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7,308 5,324
Dale Horvath is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Dale Horvath Jeffrey DeMunn

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3,177 546
Abraham Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

The Biggest Changes from The Walking Dead Comic to TV Show

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6,688 5,111
T-Dog is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
T-Dog IronE Singleton

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1,801 1,263
Sasha is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Sasha Sonequa Martin

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3,103 2,023
Tara Chambler is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Tara Chambler Alanna Masterson

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2,794 1,150
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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2,708 1,996
Rosita Espinosa is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
czarina-benlot added Rosita Espinosa Christian Serratos

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5,889 7,642
Shane Walsh is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Shane Walsh Jon Bernthal

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2,940 1,575
Negan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Carman_Gaming added Negan Jeffery Dean Morgan

The Creepiest Characters in TV History

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3,323 2,316
Aaron Echolls is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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4,791 7,556
The Governor is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
The Governor David Morrissey

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4,828 6,257
Andrea is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
SarahM.Darling added Andrea Laurie Holden

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2,375 1,650
Judith is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Brando3 added Judith

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847 216
King Ezekiel is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
King Ezekiel

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1,527 1,192
Eugene Pontecorvo is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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3,258 8,333
Lori Grimes is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Lori Grimes Sarah Wayne Callies

31 Times You've Seen The Walking Dead Actors Before

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1,352 1,153
Noah Mayer is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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1,558 1,630
Heath is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Heath Corey Hawkins

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1,206 907
Bob Hope is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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3,282 5,621
Sophia Peletier is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Sophia Peletier Madison Lintz

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1,362 1,610
Denise Cloyd is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
DanielLahaie added Denise Cloyd Merritt Wever

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2,893 5,897
Axel Hay is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Axel Hay Lew Temple

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1,732 1,931
Mika is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
james-bradshaw added Mika Tamar Keinan

60+ of Your Greatest Childhood Fears

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1,854 2,828
Enid is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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1,863 2,465
Jessie Anderson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Jessie Anderson

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1,981 2,239
Otis is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
KennethWeaver added Otis Yuriy Sardarov

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2,086 3,421
Gabriel Stokes is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
tmanW added Gabriel Stokes

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2,702 5,135
Amy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Amy

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345 62
Abraham Ford is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Abraham Ford

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1,117 1,954
Eastman is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Eastman John Carroll Lynch

The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season

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1,929 2,593
Duane Jones is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
JustinBuckley added Duane Jones Adrian Kali Turner

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2,363 5,206
Jim is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Jim

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2,524 4,534
Oscar is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Oscar Vincent M. Ward

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1,305 2,439
Caesar Martinez is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
KennethWeaver added Caesar Martinez

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2,257 4,389
Lizzie Samuels is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
CarolPeletier added Lizzie Samuels Brighton Sharbino

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821 1,249
Dwight is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Dwight Michael J. Fox

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1,942 5,172
Jacqui is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Jacqui Jeryl Prescott