Andrew Lincoln as Rick Grimes


Rick Grimes is a small-town sheriff who wakes from a coma to an undead apocalypse.

Norman Reedus as Daryl Dixon


Daryl Dixon is an adept survivalist and Merle Dixon's little brother.

Steven Yeun as Glenn Rhee


Glenn is Rick's "go-to-town expert" who is married to Maggie.

Chandler Riggs as Carl Grimes


Carl is the son of Rick and Lori. He flees with his mom and Shane after the apocalypse.

Danai Gurira as Michonne


Michonne is the mysterious warrior who saved Andrea from walkers with her katana blade.

Melissa McBride as Carol Peletier


Carol has rebounded from the pain of losing her daughter to become a stronger woman.

Lauren Cohan as Maggie Greene


Maggie is Glenn's wife, who lived with her father Hershel in a secluded farmhouse.

Emily Kinney as Beth Greene


Beth is Hershel's daughter and Maggie's sister, and has become a caretaker for baby Judith.

Chad L. Coleman as Tyreese


Tyreese is Sasha's brother, who is traveling with Carol and baby Judith.

Sonequa Martin-Green as Sasha


Sasha is Tyreese's scrappy no-nonsense younger sister.

Lawrence Gilliard Jr. as Bob Stookey


Bob has secrets. He is fighting his own demons, and struggles to control them.

Michael Cudlitz as Abraham Ford


Sgt. Abraham Ford is on a mission to get Eugene to Washington, D.C.

Alanna Masterson as Tara Chambler


Formerly allied with the Governor, Tara is determined to help the group.

Christian Serratos as Rosita Espinosa


Rosita is in a relationship with Abraham and is equally determined to get to D.C.

Josh McDermitt as Eugene Porter


Dr. Eugene Porter is observant and focused, but not a warrior.

Andrew J. West as Gareth


Gareth is a pragmatic leader at Terminus, a dangerous man with secrets.

David Morrissey as The Governor


The Governor was the charismatic leader of Woodbury, a seemingly utopian community

Sarah Wayne Callies as Lori Grimes


Lori is Rick's wife, Carl's mother and the emotional center of the group of survivors.

Jeffrey DeMunn as Dale Horvath

The Walking Dead Characters Season 2 Dale

Dale owned the RV around which the others, particularly Andrea, formed a community.

Lennie James as Morgan Jones


Morgan meets Rick after his wife's death. He is living alone in Rick's hometown.

Seth Gilliam as Gabriel Stokes


Gabriel Stokes is a man of the cloth who is starting to face the truths of the world.

Laurie Holden as Andrea


Andrea was an attorney, on a road trip with her sister Amy when the apocalypse occurred.

IronE Singleton as T-Dog


T-Dog has proven himself a capable member of the group, offering humanity and kindess.

Madison Lintz as Sophia Peletier

The Walking Dead Season 2 Characters Sophia

Carol's daughter Sophia was friends with Carl before a walker attack separated them.

Scott Wilson as Hershel Greene


Hershel is a veterinarian who offers the survivors medical expertise and sage wisdom.

Michael Rooker as Merle Dixon


Merle is Daryl Dixon's brother and the Governor's second in command.

Jon Bernthal as Shane Walsh

The Walking Dead Season 2 Characters Shane Walsh

Shane was Rick's partner and best friend since high school who harbored feelings for Lori.

Emma Bell as Amy


Amy was heading to college with her older sister Andrea during the outbreak.