Posted by Allanah Faherty @allanah
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The Walking Dead Season 7 cast is the biggest the series has had to date, and absolutely jam packed with talented actors. Below you can check out our frequently updated list of new cast members to join the show in Season 7, as well as the names of all the other cast members who help make the show the juggernaut it is today:

New cast member in Season 7

  • Khary Payton (King Ezekiel)

Khary Payton was introduced to us in The Walking Dead Season 7 trailer as our King Ezekiel. Prior to The Walking Dead Payton may be familiar to you from his time on General Hospital or from the film Latter Days. However Payton is most famous for his voice work. Over the years Payton has voiced characters on series such as Teen Titans, Young Justice, The Lion Guard, Transformers: Robots in Disguise and many more.

  • Jeffrey Dean Morgan (Negan)

Technically Jeffrey Dean Morgan made his Walking Dead debut in Season 6, but he was just introduced in the final moment so we're still counting him as a new Season 7 character. Before he was scaring the pants off of Rick and the crew, Morgan appeared in films and TV series such as Watchmen, P.S. I Love You, Grey's Anatomy, The Good Wife, Texas Rising, The Losers and Supernatural. Morgan is probably the biggest name to have starred on the series to date, and looks set to be the perfect Negan.

Cast members since Season 1

  • Andrew Lincoln (Rick)
  • Norman Reedus (Daryl)
  • Chandler Riggs (Carl)
  • Melissa McBride (Carol)
  • Steve Yeun (Glenn)
  • Lennie James* (Morgan)

Cast members since Season 2

Maggie [AMC]
Maggie [AMC]
  • Lauren Cohan (Maggie)

Cast members since Season 3

  • Danai Gurira** (Michonne)
  • Sonequa Martin-Green (Sasha)

Cast members since Season 4

  • Michael Cudlitz (Abraham)
  • Josh McDermitt (Eugene)
  • Christian Serratos (Rosita)
  • Alanna Masterson (Tara)

Cast members since Season 5

  • Seth Gilliam (Father Gabriel)
  • Ross Marquand (Aaron)
  • Corey Hawkins (Heath)
  • Austin Nichols (Spencer)
  • Katelyn Nacon (Enid)

Cast members since Season 6

  • Tom Payne (Jesus)
  • Austin Amelio (Dwight)
  • Xander bBerkeley (Gregory)

Who is your favorite cast member and character?

*Lennie James appeared in one episode of Season 1 and one episode of Season 3 before joining the show more regularly in Season 5.

**Michonne was first seen in Season 2, but Danai Gurira's first appearance as Michonne was in Season 3