‘Walking Dead': 16 of the Show’s Most Dastardly Villains (Photos)

Joe Otterson
‘Walking Dead': 16 of the Show’s Most Dastardly Villains (Photos)

‘Walking Dead': 16 of the Show’s Most Dastardly Villains (Photos)

Played by: Every background actor in Georgia
Death Episode: Still walking

The titular walking dead, the reanimated corpses have been the primary antagonists of the series since Day 1

Played by: Adam Minarovich
Death Episode: Season 1, Ep. 4

Ed was Carol’s abusive husband. Carol lived in constant fear of his wrath, until Shane beat him to a bloody pulp. He died when walkers invaded the Atlanta camp

Dr. Edwin Jenner
Played by: Noah Emmerich
Death Episode: Season 1, Ep. 6

Dr. Jenner was the last surviving employee of the Center for Disease Control. After telling Rick and the group that they call carry the walker virus, he starts a self-destruct sequence and seals them all inside the building. They eventually convinced him to let them leave, but he stayed behind and died when the building exploded

Played by: Jon Bernthal
Death Episode: Season 2, Ep. 12

Shane was Rick’s best friend and partner on the police force. But Shane developed a fixation on Lori, Rick’s wife, and decided he could replace Rick as leader of the group. Rick was forced to kill Shane before that could happen

Played by: Nick Gomez
Death Episode: Season 3, Ep. 2

Tomas was one of a handful of survivors Rick and the group found at the prison. Rick immediately recognized the man’s bloodthirsty nature and killed him before he could betray everyone