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 in a relationship with Maggie.

Lauren Cohan as Maggie Greene


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

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 stranger 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.

Scott Wilson as Hershel Greene


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

David Morrissey as The Governor


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

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's in a relationship with Woodbury survivor Karen.

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 Rooker as Merle Dixon


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

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.

Emma Bell as Amy


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

Sarah Wayne Callies as Lori Grimes


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

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.

Laurie Holden as Andrea


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

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.

Lennie James as Morgan Jones


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