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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22,481 3,852
Daryl Dixon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Norman Reedus

2
17,527 4,383
Rick Grimes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Andrew Lincoln

3
16,662 3,619
Glenn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Steven Yeun

4
16,557 4,086
Michonne is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Danai Gurira

5
16,035 4,805
Carol Peletier is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Melissa McBride

6
12,326 4,288
Maggie Greene is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Lauren Cohan

7
12,188 3,726
Hershel Greene is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Scott Wilson

8
9,105 5,340
Morgan Jones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Lennie James

9
9,740 6,368
Carl Grimes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Chandler Riggs

10
8,883 4,512
Tyreese is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Chad Coleman

11
9,978 6,580
Beth Greene is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Emily Kinney

12
8,500 5,762
Merle Dixon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Michael Rooker

13
7,523 5,443
Dale Horvath is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Jeffrey DeMunn

14
3,422 593
Abraham Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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6,879 5,229
T-Dog is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
IronE Singleton

16
1,932 1,364
Sasha is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Sonequa Martin

17
3,240 2,139
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

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2,882 2,151
Rosita Espinosa is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
czarina-benlot added Christian Serratos

20
6,098 7,790
Shane Walsh is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Jon Bernthal

21
3,148 1,725
Negan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Carman_Gaming added Jeffery Dean Morgan

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3,458 2,386
Aaron Echolls is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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4,886 7,707
The Governor is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
David Morrissey

24
4,962 6,415
Andrea is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
SarahM.Darling added Laurie Holden

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2,477 1,814
Judith is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Brando3 added

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1,647 1,337
Eugene Pontecorvo is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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1,003 328
King Ezekiel is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
King Ezekiel

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3,369 8,516
Lori Grimes is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Sarah Wayne Callies

29
3,392 5,748
Sophia Peletier is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Madison Lintz

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1,443 1,297
Noah Mayer is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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2,936 6,053
Axel Hay is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Lew Temple

32
1,604 1,791
Heath is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Corey Hawkins

33
1,289 1,057
Bob Hope is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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1,410 1,778
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 2,970
Enid is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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2,111 2,324
Otis is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
KennethWeaver added Yuriy Sardarov

37
1,785 2,093
Mika is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
james-bradshaw added Tamar Keinan

38
1,905 2,570
Jessie Anderson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Jessie Anderson

39
519 89
Abraham Ford is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Abraham Ford

40
2,167 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 5,236
Amy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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2,002 2,675
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 5,295
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 2,519
Caesar Martinez is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
KennethWeaver added Caesar Martinez

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2,289 4,562
Lizzie Samuels is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
CarolPeletier added Brighton Sharbino

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914 1,369
Dwight is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Michael J. Fox

50
268 228
Dr. Eugene Porter is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Dr. Eugene Porter