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The Walking Dead Cast List

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The Walking Dead cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the The Walking Dead main actors and actresses, so if they are an integral part of the show you'll find them below. You can various bits of trivia about these The Walking Dead stars, such as where the actor was born and what their year of birth is. This cast list of actors from The Walking Dead focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on The Walking Dead that are on here as well.

This poll contains items like Danai Gurira and Melissa McBride

If you are wondering, "Who are the actors from The Walking Dead?" or "Who starred on The Walking Dead?" then this list will help you answer those questions.

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Andrew Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Walking Dead Cast List
The Walking Dead, Strike Back, Afterlife
Andrew James Clutterbuck (born 14 September 1973), better known by his stage name Andrew Lincoln, is an English actor. His first major role was in the BBC drama This Life (1996–1997). Lincoln ...more
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David Morrissey is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Walking Dead Cast List
The Walking Dead, Zero Hour, Sense and Sensibility
David Mark Morrissey (born 21 June 1964) is an English actor, director, producer, and screenwriter. At the age of 18, Morrissey was cast in the television series One Summer (1983), and ...more
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Jeffrey DeMunn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Walking Dead Cast List
The Walking Dead, Storm of the Century, Mob City
Jeffrey DeMunn (born April 25, 1947) is an American stage, film and television actor known for playing Captain Esteridge in The Hitcher (1986), Sheriff Herb Geller in The Blob (1988), Andrei ...more
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Jon Bernthal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Walking Dead Cast List
The Walking Dead, Eastwick, The Class
Jonathan Edward Bernthal (born September 20, 1976) is an American actor. Bernthal began his career in minor roles on Broadway and theatre before guest starring on various television shows. He ...more
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Lauren Cohan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Walking Dead Cast List
The Walking Dead
Lauren Cohan (born January 7, 1982) is a British–American actress and model who has dual citizenship in the United States and the United Kingdom. She is best known for her role as Maggie Greene ...more
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Laurie Holden is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Walking Dead Cast List
The Walking Dead, The Magnificent Seven, Family Passions
Heather Laurie Holden (born December 17, 1969) is an American actress, producer, model, and human rights activist. She is known for her roles as Marita Covarrubias in The X-Files (1996–2002), ...more
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Lennie James is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Walking Dead Cast List
Jericho, Hung, The Prisoner
Lennie James (born 11 October 1965) is an English actor, screenwriter, and playwright. He is best known for playing Tony Gates in Line of Duty, Morgan Jones in The Walking Dead and Fear the ...more
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Jeryl Prescott is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Walking Dead Cast List
Jeryl Prescott Sales (born March 25, 1964) is an American actress, best known for her role as Jacqui in the AMC series The Walking Dead. She also had a recurring role during the second season of ...more
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Michael Rooker is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Walking Dead Cast List
The Walking Dead, Meteor, Thief
Michael Rooker (born April 6, 1955) is an American actor, best known for his roles as Henry in Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986), Terry Cruger in Sea of Love (1989), Rowdy Burns in Days ...more
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Norman Reedus is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Walking Dead Cast List
Norman Mark Reedus (born January 6, 1969) is an American actor, voice actor, television host, and model. He is known for starring in the popular AMC horror drama series The Walking Dead as Daryl ...more
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Sarah Wayne Callies is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Walking Dead Cast List
The Walking Dead, Prison Break, Tarzan
Sarah Wayne Callies (born June 1, 1977) is an American actress. She is best known for her portrayals of Sara Tancredi in Fox's Prison Break, Lori Grimes in AMC's The Walking Dead and Katie ...more
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Scott Wilson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Walking Dead Cast List
Scott Wilson The Walking Dead, Descending
Scott Wilson (born March 29, 1942 – October 6, 2018) was an American actor. He had more than 50 film credits, including In the Heat of the Night, In Cold Blood, The Great Gatsby, Dead Man ...more
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Lew Temple is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Walking Dead Cast List
Lew Temple (born October 2, 1967) is an American film actor, known for his roles as Locus Fender in the action film, Domino, Cal, the diner manager in the comedy-drama Waitress, and Axel in the ...more
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Emma Bell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Walking Dead Cast List
The Walking Dead, Paradise Postponed
Emma Jean Bell (born December 17, 1986) is an American actress, best known for her roles in films Frozen (2010) and Final Destination 5 (2011), and for playing Amy in the first and third season ...more
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Chandler Riggs is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Walking Dead Cast List
The Walking Dead
Chandler Riggs (born June 27, 1999) is an American actor and DJ, known for his regular role as Carl Grimes on the AMC horror-drama television series The Walking Dead from 2010 to 2018. For his ...more
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Steven Yeun is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Walking Dead Cast List
The Walking Dead, The Legend of Korra
Steven Yeun (born December 21, 1983) is a Korean-American actor and voice actor. He is known for his role as Glenn Rhee on AMC's horror drama television series The Walking Dead. Yeun has also ...more
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Melissa McBride is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Walking Dead Cast List
The Walking Dead
Melissa Suzanne McBride (born May 23, 1965) is an American actress and former casting director, best known for her role as Carol Peletier on the AMC series The Walking Dead. McBride has garnered ...more
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Madison Lintz is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Walking Dead Cast List
The Walking Dead
Madison Lintz (born May 11, 1999) is an American actress known for her role as Sophia Peletier in the AMC post-apocalyptic television drama series The Walking Dead and as Maddie Bosch in the ...more
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Emily Kinney is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Walking Dead Cast List
The Walking Dead
Emily Rebecca Kinney is an American actress and recording artist. She is best known for her role as Beth Greene in the AMC television series The Walking Dead and for playing Emily on The Big C.
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Janet McNeill is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Walking Dead Cast List
Janet McNeill is a writer.
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IronE Singleton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Walking Dead Cast List
The Walking Dead
IronE Singleton is a film actor.
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Danai Gurira is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Walking Dead Cast List
The Walking Dead
Danai Jekesai Gurira (born February 14, 1978) is an American actress and playwright. She is best known for her starring roles as Michonne on the AMC horror drama series The Walking Dead ...more
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Jane McNeill is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Walking Dead Cast List
Jane McNeill-Balter, professionally credited as Jane McNeill, is an American stage, film and television actress, best known to television audiences for her recurring role as Patricia on the ...more
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James Allen McCune is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Walking Dead Cast List
James Allen McCune is an American actor born in Atlanta, Georgia to Charlotte and Loren McCune. He started acting at 15 thanks to his High School's drama club "Echostage," where he ...more