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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22,281 3,784
Daryl Dixon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Norman Reedus

2
17,346 4,335
Rick Grimes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Andrew Lincoln

3
16,465 3,580
Glenn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Steven Yeun

4
16,425 4,023
Michonne is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Danai Gurira

5
15,854 4,769
Carol Peletier is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Melissa McBride

6
12,226 4,244
Maggie Greene is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Lauren Cohan

7
12,075 3,695
Hershel Greene is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Scott Wilson

8
9,023 5,262
Morgan Jones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Lennie James

9
9,645 6,300
Carl Grimes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Chandler Riggs

10
8,788 4,468
Tyreese is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Chad Coleman

11
9,913 6,492
Beth Greene is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Emily Kinney

12
8,393 5,707
Merle Dixon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Michael Rooker

13
7,428 5,396
Dale Horvath is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Jeffrey DeMunn

14
3,306 575
Abraham Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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6,808 5,172
T-Dog is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
IronE Singleton

16
1,870 1,320
Sasha is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Sonequa Martin

17
3,184 2,086
Tara Chambler is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Alanna Masterson

18
2,886 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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2,778 2,091
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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6,011 7,723
Shane Walsh is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Jon Bernthal

21
3,041 1,668
Negan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Carman_Gaming added Jeffery Dean Morgan

22
3,386 2,352
Aaron Echolls is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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4,840 7,628
The Governor is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
David Morrissey

24
4,895 6,344
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 1,748
Judith is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Brando3 added

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931 283
King Ezekiel is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
King Ezekiel

27
1,581 1,286
Eugene Pontecorvo is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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3,327 8,425
Lori Grimes is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Sarah Wayne Callies

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3,348 5,692
Sophia Peletier is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Madison Lintz

30
1,400 1,240
Noah Mayer is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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1,587 1,723
Heath is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Corey Hawkins

32
1,260 992
Bob Hope is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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2,918 5,986
Axel Hay is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Lew Temple

34
1,385 1,714
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 2,028
Mika is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
james-bradshaw added Tamar Keinan

36
1,899 2,911
Enid is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

37
2,066 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 3,499
Gabriel Stokes is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
tmanW added Gabriel Stokes

40
2,757 5,196
Amy is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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439 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 2,035
Eastman is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Eastman John Carroll Lynch

44
2,417 5,256
Jim is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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1,965 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
2,579 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 4,496
Lizzie Samuels is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
CarolPeletier added Brighton Sharbino

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869 1,328
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