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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20,791 3,245
Daryl Dixon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Daryl Dixon Norman Reedus

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2
16,084 3,963
Rick Grimes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Rick Grimes Andrew Lincoln

3
15,370 3,518
Michonne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Michonne Danai Gurira

4
15,046 3,307
Glenn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Glenn Rhee Steven Yeun

5
14,492 4,472
Carol Peletier is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Carol Peletier Melissa McBride

6
11,274 3,867
Maggie Greene is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Maggie Greene Lauren Cohan

7
11,177 3,358
Hershel Greene is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Hershel Greene Scott Wilson

8
8,342 4,647
Morgan Jones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Morgan Jones Lennie James

9
9,361 5,794
Beth Greene is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Beth Greene Emily Kinney

10
8,722 5,869
Carl Grimes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Carl Grimes Chandler Riggs

11
8,136 4,136
Tyreese is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Tyreese Chad Coleman

12
7,578 5,304
Merle Dixon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Merle Dixon Michael Rooker

13
6,743 4,960
Dale Horvath is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Dale Horvath Jeffrey DeMunn

14
2,537 385
Abraham Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

15
6,194 4,764
T-Dog is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
T-Dog IronE Singleton

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1,363 982
Sasha is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Sasha Sonequa Martin

17
2,249 850
Paul "Jesus" Rovia is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
DanielLahaie added Paul "Jesus" Rovia Tom Payne

18
2,657 1,683
Tara Chambler is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Tara Chambler Alanna Masterson

19
5,326 7,207
Shane Walsh is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Shane Walsh Jon Bernthal

20
2,225 1,578
Rosita Espinosa is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
czarina-benlot added Rosita Espinosa Christian Serratos

21
2,270 1,144
Negan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
benny719 added Negan Jeffery Dean Morgan

22
4,483 7,151
The Governor is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
The Governor David Morrissey

23
2,961 2,115
Aaron Echolls is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

24
4,479 5,863
Andrea is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
SarahM.Darling added Andrea Laurie Holden

25
2,032 1,331
Judith is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Brando3 added Judith

26
1,285 789
Eugene Pontecorvo is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

27
2,948 7,861
Lori Grimes is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Lori Grimes Sarah Wayne Callies

28
1,073 796
Noah Mayer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

29
934 608
Bob Hope is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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2,782 5,466
Axel Hay is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Axel Hay Lew Temple

31
1,198 1,200
Denise Cloyd is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
DanielLahaie added Denise Cloyd Merritt Wever

32
2,948 5,329
Sophia Peletier is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Sophia Peletier Madison Lintz

33
1,243 1,297
Heath is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Heath Corey Hawkins

34
1,545 1,547
Mika is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
james-bradshaw added Mika Tamar Keinan

35
1,695 2,221
Jessie Anderson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Jessie Anderson

36
1,590 2,448
Enid is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Enid

37
331 39
King Ezekiel is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
King Ezekiel

38
2,519 5,477
Milton Mamet is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

39
1,646 1,998
Otis is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
KennethWeaver added Otis

40
2,420 4,868
Amy is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Amy

41
951 1,560
Eastman is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Eastman John Carroll Lynch

42
1,786 3,186
Gabriel Stokes is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
tmanW added Gabriel Stokes

43
2,120 4,948
Jim is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Jim

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1,130 2,192
Caesar Martinez is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
KennethWeaver added Caesar Martinez

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2,357 4,422
Oscar is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Oscar Vincent M. Ward

46
2,118 3,924
Lizzie Samuels is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
CarolPeletier added Lizzie Samuels

47
190 32
Ezekiel is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Ezekiel

48
644 1,276
Deanna Monroe is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Deanna Monroe Tovah Feldshuh

49
1,631 2,384
Duane Jones is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
JustinBuckley added Duane Jones Adrian Kali Turner

50
1,702 4,910
Jacqui is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Jacqui Jeryl Prescott