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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22,095 3,715
Daryl Dixon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Daryl Dixon Norman Reedus

2
17,180 4,298
Rick Grimes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Rick Grimes Andrew Lincoln

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16,281 3,547
Glenn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Glenn Rhee Steven Yeun

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16,302 3,957
Michonne is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Michonne Danai Gurira

5
15,712 4,723
Carol Peletier is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Carol Peletier Melissa McBride

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12,129 4,199
Maggie Greene is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Maggie Greene Lauren Cohan

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11,973 3,658
Hershel Greene is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Hershel Greene Scott Wilson

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8,947 5,181
Morgan Jones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Morgan Jones Lennie James

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9,540 6,233
Carl Grimes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Carl Grimes Chandler Riggs

10
8,694 4,423
Tyreese is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Tyreese Chad Coleman

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9,840 6,406
Beth Greene is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Beth Greene Emily Kinney

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8,289 5,657
Merle Dixon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Merle Dixon Michael Rooker

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7,337 5,346
Dale Horvath is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Dale Horvath Jeffrey DeMunn

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3,204 552
Abraham Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

The Biggest Changes from The Walking Dead Comic to TV Show

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6,726 5,123
T-Dog is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
T-Dog IronE Singleton

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1,822 1,271
Sasha is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Sasha Sonequa Martin

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3,133 2,038
Tara Chambler is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Tara Chambler Alanna Masterson

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2,813 1,161
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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2,718 2,025
Rosita Espinosa is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
czarina-benlot added Rosita Espinosa Christian Serratos

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5,923 7,660
Shane Walsh is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Shane Walsh Jon Bernthal

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2,961 1,608
Negan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Carman_Gaming added Negan Jeffery Dean Morgan

The Creepiest Characters in TV History

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

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4,804 7,569
The Governor is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
The Governor David Morrissey

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4,849 6,273
Andrea is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
SarahM.Darling added Andrea Laurie Holden

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2,389 1,677
Judith is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Brando3 added Judith

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868 236
King Ezekiel is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
King Ezekiel

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1,536 1,217
Eugene Pontecorvo is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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3,281 8,349
Lori Grimes is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Lori Grimes Sarah Wayne Callies

31 Times You've Seen The Walking Dead Actors Before

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1,364 1,177
Noah Mayer is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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1,564 1,656
Heath is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Heath Corey Hawkins

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3,305 5,635
Sophia Peletier is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Sophia Peletier Madison Lintz

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1,217 929
Bob Hope is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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1,371 1,637
Denise Cloyd is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
DanielLahaie added Denise Cloyd Merritt Wever

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2,899 5,921
Axel Hay is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Axel Hay Lew Temple

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1,740 1,958
Mika is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
james-bradshaw added Mika Tamar Keinan

60+ of Your Greatest Childhood Fears

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1,861 2,849
Enid is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked

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1,866 2,476
Jessie Anderson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Jessie Anderson

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2,001 2,249
Otis is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
KennethWeaver added Otis Yuriy Sardarov

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2,098 3,433
Gabriel Stokes is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
tmanW added Gabriel Stokes

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2,719 5,147
Amy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Amy

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367 64
Abraham Ford is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Abraham Ford

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1,124 1,979
Eastman is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Eastman John Carroll Lynch

The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season

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1,932 2,604
Duane Jones is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
JustinBuckley added Duane Jones Adrian Kali Turner

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2,378 5,219
Jim is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Jim

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2,538 4,545
Oscar is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Oscar Vincent M. Ward

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1,309 2,448
Caesar Martinez is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
KennethWeaver added Caesar Martinez

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2,263 4,419
Lizzie Samuels is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
CarolPeletier added Lizzie Samuels Brighton Sharbino

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831 1,271
Dwight is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Dwight Michael J. Fox

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1,959 5,183
Jacqui is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Walking Dead Characters, Ranked
Jacqui Jeryl Prescott