The Walking Dead has a long history of giving actors an opportunity to play a role that might not have been considered a normal role on the show.

As with all the characters on the series, the most prominent actor to play the character of Carl Grimes was the lead actor, Travis Fimmel.

The two-time Emmy Award-winner has had an incredible career playing many of the show’s characters, from Abraham Lincoln to Abraham Lincoln II, the latter of which was a very popular character. 

When Fimmels retirement came, it was an exciting time to be a part of a zombie franchise.

After all, the show was coming to an end and the cast had only been on the job for a short time.

And so, for a brief period of time, Fimml was given the opportunity to walk around the streets of the zombie-infested city of New York. 

After this brief period, he was given a role as a walker in The Walking Blackout. 

While the character was originally written for a much younger actor, Fimels experience playing the character made it obvious that he was a much more interesting and relatable character.

So what does it take to play one of the most iconic and popular characters in the zombie genre? 

As a veteran actor, I have a great sense of what it takes to play someone who embodies a particular emotion or personality.

So, I think that’s why I was very excited when I heard about the Walking Dead season finale. 

What did you do to prepare for this role? 

It was a lot of preparation.

I had been playing Abraham Lincoln for so long that I knew that it was time for me to get back into that role.

I was in and out of the hospital for several weeks during this time.

But for the most part, I was able to get to the character I wanted to be. 

You mentioned the walker.

How did you prepare? 

I was very conscious of what Abraham Lincoln would look like in a wheelchair, and so, I had to be able to walk in and make my character look like a normal human being.

I think it was the first time I had ever been in a suit and gown, and I was trying to do that.

I also wanted to make sure that the costume was as authentic as possible. 

How did you manage to walk out of hospital on your own? 

The walker was a huge challenge for me.

When you have a character that has been on a walk for so many years, you get used to it.

The only thing that kept me from being able to go home and just be in character was the walkers leg.

So that was the main thing I had worked on throughout the filming process. 

Who was the cast of characters that you played? 

Abraham Lincoln, Sarah Walker, Michonne, and Abraham, his wife.

The rest of the cast were very talented.

There was a great mix of young actors and older actors. 

I think this show is so iconic, and it shows us that it is possible to be an actor, even a walkers, even an old man. 

Is there a specific moment in the episode that really stood out to you? 

In the final shot, the walk was a part I really enjoyed.

It showed that I was still able to hold on to myself, and the walk that was happening to Abraham was a perfect example of that. 

Did you have any favorite moments from the walk? 

It’s very important. “

It’s important to do this.

It’s very important.

We need to live this way.

It is very important.”

That’s when we know we’re ready to make the vow.

 It’s a pretty powerful scene. 

Do you have the same vow you had as Carl? 


The character is still a walking dead and you have to do your best to keep him alive.

I have to say, when Abraham says that, it really hits home.

He knows he is an important part of his people and his community, and he knows he has a role to play. 

So what’s next for Fimmler? 

Well, I would love to do more on The Walking Wild show.

I just finished filming the pilot episode, which is going to air on AMC in the summer.

I’m really looking forward to it and I’m very excited about it. 

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