30 Best 'Walking Dead' Characters

From survivors to Saviors, the Governor to Negan – the greatest heroes, villains and everything-in-between of AMC's hit zombie-horror show

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Dr. Edwin Jenner
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27. Dr. Edwin Jenner

Periodically on TWD, the survivors arrive at some place that appears to offer actual hope for a better tomorrow – until those promises turn out to be inevitably empty. Rick and company encountered their first cruel mirage at the end of Season One, when they reached the seemingly safe, well-supplied Center for Disease Control. But after spending a little time with the CDC's remaining doctor – well-played by the spookily calm Noah Emmerich of The Americans – it became clear that the authorities would have no comforting answers, and no future to provide. The devastating letdown of Jenner set the stage for the many disappointments to come.

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