There’s a reason the primary character in The Walking Dead has the Grimes as the surname. As it is, most of the time we see any of the show’s survivors on screen, they’re covered in filth and zombie sludge. So when they get all cleaned up and walk the red carpet, they’re rather stunning. What’s more, they’re even more unrecognizable in these pictures from their childhood. Take a look…
1. Andrew Lincoln – Sheriff Rick Grimes
At that point: Andrew Lincoln (née Andrew James Clutterbuck) belongs to London and demonstrated an enthusiasm for acting in his initial teenage. He picked his stage name after learning at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Furthermore, he got his first genuine role in the episode of a U.K. sitcom. It would be around 10 years before he bagged his second-most broadly watched part to date as the lovesick, sign-holding Mark in Love, Actually.
Presently: After being Sheriff Rick Grimes for The Walking Dead, Lincoln has been a one-show horse, work-wise. However, he puts a considerable measure of efforts into his most vital role as a father in real life.
2. Norman Reedus – Daryl Dixon
At that point: Norman Reedus got his break in acting by chance. This was after moving to L.A. and working as a bike mechanic. He was discovered at a party amid a boisterous night and bagged a part in Guillermo del Toro’s Mimic. Thereafter roles began to come pouring in. Prior to TWD, he was best-known to for his part as Murphy Macmanus in The Boondock Saints.
Presently: Reedus originally auditioned for the role of Merle Dixon in the Walking Dead. However, the role had already been given to Michael Rooker. Nevertheless, the creators of the show loved him so much that they made Daryl Dixon for him. At that point, they weren’t aware that the character would turn out to be such a great hit. Reedus is also a bicycle lover and follows that passion on AMC’s Ride with Norman Reedus.
3. Chandler Riggs – Carl Grimes
At that point: Chandler Riggs was only seven when he initially began fighting walkers. That’s why he’s so natural in the domain of the un-dead. As it is, he featured in the short film Jesus H. Zombie. The Walking Dead set is a homecoming for him since he’s a local of Atlanta, Georgia, where the show is shot.
Presently: Riggs featured in 2014’s thriller Mercy, which was based on Stephen King’s short story Gramma. In addition to this, he kept his horror streak running with the movie Keep Watching.
4. Melissa McBride – Carol Peletier
At that point: She got her break in acting in the early ’90s, appearing on an episode of Matlock. She additionally worked off camera as a casting director. McBride featured as Carol in TWD because of her association with Season 1 showrunner Frank Darabont, who cast her in his adaptation of Stephen King’s The Mist. She later showed up in the Lifetime film Living Proof before joining TWD.
Presently: 2010 showcased McBride’s last credit as a casting director. Nowadays, she is by all accounts concentrating on her profession as an actor with TWD and movies like The Reconstruction of William Zero and The Happys.