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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22,406 3,838
Daryl Dixon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Norman Reedus

2
17,464 4,365
Rick Grimes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Andrew Lincoln

3
16,591 3,604
Glenn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Steven Yeun

4
16,509 4,070
Michonne is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Danai Gurira

5
15,979 4,789
Carol Peletier is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Melissa McBride

6
12,285 4,274
Maggie Greene is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Lauren Cohan

7
12,147 3,712
Hershel Greene is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Scott Wilson

8
9,070 5,322
Morgan Jones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Lennie James

9
9,708 6,346
Carl Grimes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Chandler Riggs

10
8,854 4,498
Tyreese is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Chad Coleman

11
9,953 6,558
Beth Greene is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Emily Kinney

12
8,467 5,742
Merle Dixon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Michael Rooker

13
7,494 5,427
Dale Horvath is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Jeffrey DeMunn

14
3,385 584
Abraham Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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6,857 5,210
T-Dog is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
IronE Singleton

16
1,909 1,351
Sasha is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Sonequa Martin

17
3,221 2,122
Tara Chambler is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Alanna Masterson

18
2,941 1,215
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
2,825 2,134
Rosita Espinosa is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
czarina-benlot added Christian Serratos

20
6,072 7,762
Shane Walsh is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Jon Bernthal

21
3,111 1,710
Negan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Carman_Gaming added Jeffery Dean Morgan

22
3,432 2,378
Aaron Echolls is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

23
4,872 7,677
The Governor is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
David Morrissey

24
4,931 6,392
Andrea is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
SarahM.Darling added Laurie Holden

25
2,463 1,798
Judith is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Brando3 added

26
1,624 1,326
Eugene Pontecorvo is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

27
974 319
King Ezekiel is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
King Ezekiel

28
3,360 8,483
Lori Grimes is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Sarah Wayne Callies

29
3,381 5,729
Sophia Peletier is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Madison Lintz

30
1,425 1,281
Noah Mayer is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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1,598 1,774
Heath is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Corey Hawkins

32
2,927 6,036
Axel Hay is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Lew Temple

33
1,275 1,042
Bob Hope is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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1,400 1,762
Denise Cloyd is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
DanielLahaie added Denise Cloyd Merritt Wever

35
2,101 2,305
Otis is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
KennethWeaver added Yuriy Sardarov

36
1,922 2,958
Enid is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

37
1,775 2,079
Mika is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
james-bradshaw added Tamar Keinan

38
1,897 2,555
Jessie Anderson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Jessie Anderson

39
491 83
Abraham Ford is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Abraham Ford

40
2,157 3,541
Gabriel Stokes is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
tmanW added Gabriel Stokes

41
2,780 5,223
Amy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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1,992 2,666
Duane Jones is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
JustinBuckley added Duane Jones Adrian Kali Turner

44
2,438 5,283
Jim is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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2,603 4,597
Oscar is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Oscar Vincent M. Ward

46
1,163 2,074
Eastman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Eastman John Carroll Lynch

47
1,324 2,510
Caesar Martinez is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
KennethWeaver added Caesar Martinez

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2,285 4,547
Lizzie Samuels is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
CarolPeletier added Brighton Sharbino

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898 1,362
Dwight is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Michael J. Fox

50
260 218
Dr. Eugene Porter is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Dr. Eugene Porter