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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22,486 3,854
Daryl Dixon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Norman Reedus

2
17,533 4,384
Rick Grimes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Andrew Lincoln

3
16,665 3,622
Glenn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Steven Yeun

4
16,564 4,087
Michonne is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Danai Gurira

5
16,041 4,806
Carol Peletier is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Melissa McBride

6
12,329 4,289
Maggie Greene is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Lauren Cohan

7
12,192 3,726
Hershel Greene is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Scott Wilson

8
9,106 5,343
Morgan Jones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Lennie James

9
9,743 6,369
Carl Grimes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Chandler Riggs

10
8,885 4,512
Tyreese is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Chad Coleman

11
9,979 6,582
Beth Greene is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Emily Kinney

12
8,503 5,764
Merle Dixon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Michael Rooker

13
7,525 5,444
Dale Horvath is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Jeffrey DeMunn

14
3,425 593
Abraham Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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6,881 5,231
T-Dog is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
IronE Singleton

16
1,932 1,366
Sasha is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Sonequa Martin

17
3,240 2,141
Tara Chambler is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Alanna Masterson

18
2,975 1,227
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
2,888 2,152
Rosita Espinosa is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
czarina-benlot added Christian Serratos

20
6,099 7,792
Shane Walsh is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Jon Bernthal

21
3,149 1,727
Negan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Carman_Gaming added Jeffery Dean Morgan

22
3,459 2,386
Aaron Echolls is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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4,888 7,708
The Governor is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
David Morrissey

24
4,965 6,416
Andrea is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
SarahM.Darling added Laurie Holden

25
2,477 1,815
Judith is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Brando3 added

26
1,649 1,337
Eugene Pontecorvo is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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1,005 328
King Ezekiel is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
King Ezekiel

28
3,369 8,517
Lori Grimes is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Sarah Wayne Callies

29
3,392 5,749
Sophia Peletier is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Madison Lintz

30
1,444 1,298
Noah Mayer is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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2,936 6,054
Axel Hay is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Lew Temple

32
1,604 1,792
Heath is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Corey Hawkins

33
1,290 1,058
Bob Hope is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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1,410 1,779
Denise Cloyd is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
DanielLahaie added Denise Cloyd Merritt Wever

35
1,939 2,972
Enid is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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2,112 2,325
Otis is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
KennethWeaver added Yuriy Sardarov

37
1,785 2,094
Mika is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
james-bradshaw added Tamar Keinan

38
1,905 2,571
Jessie Anderson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Jessie Anderson

39
521 89
Abraham Ford is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Abraham Ford

40
2,169 3,557
Gabriel Stokes is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
tmanW added Gabriel Stokes

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2,785 5,237
Amy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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2,003 2,676
Duane Jones is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
JustinBuckley added Duane Jones Adrian Kali Turner

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2,441 5,296
Jim is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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2,611 4,606
Oscar is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Oscar Vincent M. Ward

46
1,169 2,085
Eastman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Eastman John Carroll Lynch

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1,328 2,520
Caesar Martinez is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
KennethWeaver added Caesar Martinez

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2,290 4,563
Lizzie Samuels is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
CarolPeletier added Brighton Sharbino

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916 1,369
Dwight is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Michael J. Fox

50
270 228
Dr. Eugene Porter is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Dr. Eugene Porter