Born and raised in Macon, Georgia, Lee Everett is a man with regrets. A college professor whose life took a turn when he was convicted of killing a man who was sleeping with his wife, he claims self-defense; the state thought differently. He’s a strong, thoughtful man who can fight hard when pushed.
Clementine is a quiet and imaginative girl with two attentive, loving parents. She’s incredibly resourceful, choosing to spend time building elaborate fantasies in her tree-house instead of watching cartoons or playing with dolls. She doesn’t get scared but will clam up if nervous. Reserved and shy, her actions speak louder than her words.
Glenn is a likable and resourceful guy who is always willing to help. After failing to reconnect with his estranged family, Glenn is on the road back to Atlanta where he hopes to find his brother and where fate will lead him to meet up with a Kentucky Sherriff's Deputy looking for his family.
Doug is a likable, unthreatening IT guy. He is incredibly resourceful and painfully logical, in a way that only IT guys can be. When he gets mad he is more likely to do something passive-aggressive than to get in anyone’s face.
A regional news reporter from Atlanta, Carley is a quick-thinker. She knows she’s attractive but she won’t take crap from anyone. Having spent time as a correspondent in various warzones, she feels that she can take care of herself and isn’t afraid to use firepower as a solution to the problems that face her.
Hershel Greene’s son, Shawn, is a kind, good-spirited kid who knows his dad loves him but often has to be convinced to do any work around the family farm.
A farm owner, Hershel Greene is suspicious of outsiders and somewhat unwilling to believe the stories he hears coming from the city. Hershel is emotionally distant and a little old-school, but loves his family very much. His farm will bear witness to events that will affect the lives of many others.
A likable, but nevertheless flawed man, Kenny is a fishing boat captain from Fort Lauderdale, FL. He is a sharp, hard-working guy who likes to take action and make things happen. Kenny’s family is his top priority.
Katjaa is Kenny’s wife and mother to Duck (Kenny Jr.). A veterinarian by trade, her family is from Belgium, moving with her to south Florida in her teens where she met Kenny. Katjaa is blunt and says what’s on her mind.
Duck is the 10 year old son of Kenny and Katjaa. What he lacks in smarts he makes up for with enthusiasm. Loud and boisterous, he is the opposite of the quiet and thoughtful Clementine.
Larry is a retired Army commander and the father of Lilly. Generally quiet but often judgmental, Larry can quickly go from reserved to raging within seconds.
Stationed at Robins Air Force Base, Lilly is the daughter of an Army man. She is used to dealing with pushy military men and immediately takes charge in tough situations. While incredibly strong-willed, she will always submit to her dad (Larry), a grizzled old man with a history of heart problems.