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The Walking Dead: Where the (Dead) Actors Are Now

The Walking Dead kills characters like you or I change socks, so there are a lot of alumni to keep up with. Here's a handy compendium of where all the actors who had important deaths on The Walking Dead are now, as of the end of Season 7.

Jim (Andrew Rothenberg)

The first guy to die on The Walking Dead was last seen in a bit part on Fox's The Exorcist.

Dr. Jenner (Noah Emmerich)

Dr. Edwin Jenner was a small but pivotal role on The Walking Dead, and it was for Emmerich too; it wasn't long after The Walking Dead that he landed the biggest role of his long career as FBI Agent Stan Beeman on The Americans.

Otis (Pruitt Taylor Vince)

This veteran character actor was last seen on Heroes Reborn.

Sophia (Madison Lintz)

Carol's daughter is now a cast member on Amazon's detective show Bosch.

Dale (Jeffrey DeMunn)

Dale was the early seasons' bucket-hatted moral center. Now he's Paul Giamatti's dad on Billions, a show with no moral centers.

Shane (Jon Bernthal)

Bernthal has had perhaps the most distinguished post-TWD career of anyone. There's a clear line from his role as Rick's violent, unstable former bestie to his role as the iconic comics character the Punisher on Daredevil, who's getting his own Netflix spin-off this year.

T-Dogg (IronE Singleton)

T-Dogg has had an... interesting post-TWD career. He's currently starring in a bananas-seeming autobiographical one-man show called Blindsided by The Walking Dead.

Lori (Sarah Wayne Callies)

Rick's late wife is now a lead on USA's sci-fi series Colony.

Merle (Michael Rooker)

Yondu Udonta has an even bigger role in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 than he did in the first one, so you'll get even more chances to pretend the alien antihero is Daryl's big brother painted blue.

Milton (Dallas Roberts)

Milton was last seen on The Good Wife as Alicia Florrick's younger brother Owen Cavanaugh.

Andrea (Laurie Holden)

Laurie Holden joined The Americans as a love interest for fellow Walking Dead alum Noah Emmerich.

Karen (Melissa Ponzio)

One of the sick prison-dwellers burnt to death by Carol has a much more stable gig nowadays on Teen Wolf.

Hershel (Scott Wilson)

The Greene family patriarch was last seen on Netflix's polarizing sci-fi series The OA.

The Governor (David Morrissey)

The Governor is swapping his eyepatch for a suit of armor on Brittania. Morrissey plays Roman general Aulus Plautius on the 10-part historical epic, which is coming to Amazon later this year.

Mika (Kyla Kennedy)

Poor Mika got murdered by her sister. The good news is that she found a loving family on ABC's hit comedy Speechless.

Gareth (Andrew J. West)

The cannibalistic leader of Terminus was last seen in a small role in Freeform's teen spooker Dead of Summer, and will soon make his Once Upon A Time debut in the Season 6 finale.

Bob (Lawrence Gilliard)

Where's Bob Stookey, String? Sasha's poor cannibalized ex-boyfriend was last seen on The Good Wife, and is reuniting with The Wire creator David Simon for the HBO series The Deuce.

Beth (Emily Kinney)

The younger Greene sister was last seen on ABC's all-but-canceled series Conviction, and she'll be staying with the network for the upcoming missing-child drama Ten Days in the Valley. There's also a chance she'll be seen again in the Arrowverse, where her character, the bee-obsessed baddie Brie Larvan, has been comatose since her defeat on Arrow.

Tyreese (Chad L. Coleman)

The Walking Dead's gentle giant is now a not-so-gentle space station construction executive on Syfy's The Expanse.

Noah (Tyler James Williams)

Young Noah is currently a cast member on Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders, playing technical analyst Russ Montgomery.

Deanna (Tovah Feldshuh)

The representative from Ohio -- before America collapsed into a post-apocalyptic hellscape -- can currently be seen on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend as Rachel Bloom's mother.

The Alpha Wolf (Benedict Samuel)

Samuel currently plays the supervillain Jervis Tetch, aka the Mad Hatter, on Gotham.

Jessie (Alexandra Breckenridge)

Rick's Alexandrian girlfriend met a bad end, but shed no tears, because now she's on one of TV's other biggest shows, This Is Us, as Kate Pearson's (Chrissy Metz) friend Sophie.

Paula (Alicia Witt)

Alicia Witt is one of the hardest-working actors in the industry. Her memorable Season 6 one-off was just one of her many gigs in 2016, which also included Nashville and the Hallmark movie Christmas List. She recently had another memorable one-off on Supernatural. Next she'll be seen in the Twin Peaks revival.

Denise (Merritt Wever)

This Emmy-winner (for Nurse Jackie) will be back later this year in Netflix's Western limited series Godless.

Glenn (Steven Yeun)

Yeun's voice can be heard in the Netflix kids' show Trollhunters, and his face will next be seen in Okja, the monster movie from brilliant director Bong Joon-ho that's premiering on Netflix sometime in 2017.

Abraham (Michael Cudlitz)

Since Cudlitz was the funniest guy on The Walking Dead, it's not surprising that his next gig is a comedy -- he'll play a wry cop in an ABC pilot called The Trustee alongside Laverne Cox and Meaghan Rath.

Spencer (Austin Nichols)

Nichols had two notable deaths in just a few months, first getting gutted by Negan on The Walking Dead and then getting stabbed to death by Norman Bates (Freddie Highmore) on Bates Motel in a twist on Psycho's famous shower scene. At least he got a love scene with Rihanna.

Olivia (Ann Mahoney)

Mahoney went from getting shot in the eye on The Walking Dead to playing Gladys Presley, Elvis' mother, on CMT's miniseries Sun Records.

Benjamin (Logan Miller)

Miller is starring in two upcoming movies with hit potential -- Blumhouse's thriller Prey and Greg Berlanti's high school dramedy Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda. Maybe Benjamin was a special boy after all.

Richard (Karl Makinen)

Makinen is one of three TWD actors (Alicia Witt and Josh McDermitt are the others) who will appear in the upcoming Twin Peaks revival.

Sasha (Sonequa Martin-Green)

Martin-Green is going to be starring on Star Trek: Discovery as First Officer Michael Burnham later this year. Pretty good career move.

The Walking Dead returns for Season 8 this fall on AMC.

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