Before The Walking Dead, these 13 heroes bravely faced down zombies in a slew of classic films
In AMC‘s The Walking Dead and its sister show, Fear the Walking Dead, everyone’s a hero. Everyone. Even the villains are heroes, bravely facing down the hordes of flesh-eating zombies that crawl and creak and fester and flop all around the post-apocalyptic landscape. But Rick, Daryl, Michonne, Negan et al owe their bloody knives, swords and arrows to the long history of characters who have faced down the dead in scores of important motion pictures that have defined horror.
So without too much preamble, let’s have a look at an undead Bakers Dozen of fictional brave men and women and the solid thespians who essayed them and battled cannibal corpses of every persuasion in these key zombie horror classics.