However, one character proved in one scene to be more memorable than several of those first-and-second season regulars. No offense to Keedar Whittle, but I don’t remember his character, “Sean.” I do, however, remember the very first zombie to appear on the series.
In the series cold open, a clean-shaven Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) is headed out of town, searching for gas, when he stumbles upon a little girl, who he initially assumes is a human. When she turns around, however, he discovers that she’s a zombie. As she shuffles toward him, Rick pulls out his gun and puts a bullet in her head.
We probably should’ve guessed what kind of dark, brutal series we were in for when the very first death on the series was of a little girl.
That little girl was played by an actress named Addy Miller. She’s 15 now, which probably would’ve made her 9 when she filmed the scene for The Walking Dead cold open. It was not Miller’s first role, and she has also continued to act since The Walking Dead, starring recently alongside Charlize Theron in the feature adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s Dark Places.
Here she is two months ago on the red carpet for the Dark Places premiere: