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This article is about the Survival Instinct character. You may be looking for the Fear character.

"I've done all the running I'm going to do for this lifetime."
—Charlene to Daryl Dixon[src]

Charlene Wilson is an original character from The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct.


Taggart, Georgia

Almost nothing is known about Charlene's life prior to or as the outbreak began, aside from her being an owner of a car cinema.


The Search For Satchmo

Charlene is a survivor of the car cinema, and she hides inside the projection room. She helps Daryl Dixon in giving him transportation, if Daryl saves Charlene's cat, Satchmo, from her house. After Daryl saves her cat, she gives him the keys to her car. Daryl asks if she wants to come with them (his brother Merle, eventually other survivors). However, she refuses. She also remarks that she is too old and that she has already had to run away too often. The car cinema is surrounded by walkers when Daryl escapes. It's not clear if Charlene and Satchmo survived, or if the walkers breached the room and devoured them. Their current fate is unknown.

Killed Victims

This list shows the victims Charlene has killed:

  • Possibly numerous counts of zombies



Satchmo is Mrs. Wilson's Cat. She was worried what happened to Satchmo. Later when Daryl saved the cat, she and her cat will stay in the house.


  • Satchmo, her cat, is likely a reference to Louis Armstrong, as "Satchmo" was a famous nickname of his.
Survival Instinct Characters
Dixon Family DarylMerleWill
Cabot Ridge Survivors JessBuck
Sedalia Survivors KesslerWarrenJimmyLester
Pemberton Sheriff's Department JohnAlbert
Garwater Survivors Hartwell
Fontana Survivors AnnaMiaNoah
Oakview Survivors KennedyMike
Taggart Survivors CharleneSatchmo
Archer Creek Survivors ChrisSheila
Cleburne Hospital Survivors DowdleTodd
Sherwood Survivors AidenJaneTerryMrs. Harrison
Miscellaneous Survivors SarahAhmadHollyShelleyGloriaAsh
Alive characters appear in green. Unknown characters appear in blue. Dead characters appear in red and italics. Undead characters appear in grey and italics. Determinant characters appear in purple. With italics, determinant characters either die or turn undead. Without italics, determinant characters either die, stay alive or are left with unknown status.