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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22,176 3,752
Daryl Dixon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Daryl Dixon Norman Reedus

2
17,260 4,313
Rick Grimes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Rick Grimes Andrew Lincoln

3
16,362 3,563
Glenn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Glenn Rhee Steven Yeun

4
16,354 3,987
Michonne is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Michonne Danai Gurira

5
15,770 4,745
Carol Peletier is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Carol Peletier Melissa McBride

6
12,174 4,214
Maggie Greene is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Maggie Greene Lauren Cohan

7
12,014 3,674
Hershel Greene is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Hershel Greene Scott Wilson

8
8,976 5,217
Morgan Jones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Morgan Jones Lennie James

9
9,587 6,260
Carl Grimes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Carl Grimes Chandler Riggs

10
8,740 4,432
Tyreese is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Tyreese Chad Coleman

11
9,867 6,442
Beth Greene is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Beth Greene Emily Kinney

12
8,329 5,683
Merle Dixon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Merle Dixon Michael Rooker

13
7,375 5,368
Dale Horvath is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Dale Horvath Jeffrey DeMunn

14
3,243 559
Abraham Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

15
6,761 5,143
T-Dog is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
T-Dog IronE Singleton

16
1,841 1,285
Sasha is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Sasha Sonequa Martin

17
3,155 2,051
Tara Chambler is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Tara Chambler Alanna Masterson

18
2,843 1,169
Paul "Jesus" Rovia is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
DanielLahaie added Paul "Jesus" Rovia Tom Payne

19
2,740 2,049
Rosita Espinosa is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
czarina-benlot added Rosita Espinosa Christian Serratos

20
5,961 7,687
Shane Walsh is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Shane Walsh Jon Bernthal

21
2,990 1,636
Negan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Carman_Gaming added Negan Jeffery Dean Morgan

22
3,354 2,331
Aaron Echolls is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

23
4,818 7,586
The Governor is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
The Governor David Morrissey

24
4,872 6,295
Andrea is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
SarahM.Darling added Andrea Laurie Holden

25
2,407 1,703
Judith is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Brando3 added Judith

26
884 257
King Ezekiel is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
King Ezekiel

27
1,548 1,248
Eugene Pontecorvo is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

28
3,303 8,375
Lori Grimes is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Lori Grimes Sarah Wayne Callies

29
1,378 1,203
Noah Mayer is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

30
3,324 5,659
Sophia Peletier is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Sophia Peletier Madison Lintz

31
1,573 1,683
Heath is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Heath Corey Hawkins

32
1,235 956
Bob Hope is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

33
2,908 5,946
Axel Hay is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Axel Hay Lew Temple

34
1,375 1,668
Denise Cloyd is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
DanielLahaie added Denise Cloyd Merritt Wever

35
1,749 1,983
Mika is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
james-bradshaw added Mika Tamar Keinan

36
1,874 2,874
Enid is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

37
2,031 2,258
Otis is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
KennethWeaver added Otis Yuriy Sardarov

38
1,872 2,491
Jessie Anderson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Jessie Anderson

39
2,107 3,457
Gabriel Stokes is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
tmanW added Gabriel Stokes

40
2,738 5,163
Amy is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Amy

42
392 67
Abraham Ford is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Abraham Ford

43
1,137 1,999
Eastman is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Eastman John Carroll Lynch

44
1,945 2,613
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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2,400 5,227
Jim is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Jim

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2,558 4,551
Oscar is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Oscar Vincent M. Ward

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1,315 2,455
Caesar Martinez is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
KennethWeaver added Caesar Martinez

48
2,269 4,448
Lizzie Samuels is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
CarolPeletier added Lizzie Samuels Brighton Sharbino

49
841 1,297
Dwight is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Dwight Michael J. Fox

50
1,310 2,290
Dr Edwin Jenner is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
KennethWeaver added Dr Edwin Jenner