Nothing is known about Dawson's life prior to or as the outbreak began aside from the fact that he was a U.S. Marine.
At some point, Dawson died and reanimated.
A reanimated Dawson is spotted by Huck wandering over a bridge with a small herd. She puts Dawson down with her S-Pole and proceeds to go through his backpack for supplies and loot. His size 13 boots are also taken and later given to Silas, who shared the same shoe size as Dawson.
- Killed By
- Unknown causes (Alive)
At some point, Dawson died from unknow causes and reanimated.
- Jennifer Mallick (Zombified)
Jennifer puts the reanimated Dawson down with her S-Pole after she stumbles across him.
This list shows the victims Dawson has killed:
- Possibly numerous counts of enemy combatants (Pre-Apocalypse)
- Possibly numerous counts of zombies and unnamed people
- "Truth or Dare" (Zombified)
- Adam Hicks currently portrays a Savior, turned Hilltop resident in the main show.
- Adam Hicks was chosen to portray a "hero" zombie named Dawson who got the nickname Big Foot due to his size 13 boots that were looted by Huck for Silas.
World Beyond Characters
|Bennett Family||Iris • Hope • Leopold • Kari|
|Plaskett Family||Silas • Mrs. Plaskett • Marco • Gary|
|Carlucci Family||Felix • Cliff|
|Campus Colony||Will • Romano • Mr. Kapadia • Dani • Phoebe • Jan • Dr. K|
|Civic Republic||Jennifer • Elizabeth • Frank • Dennis • Tiga • Grady • Mason • Betts • Murrow • Terry • Ian • Diane • Marjorie • Amanda • Anne • Dr. Ebersol • Webb • Lyla • Samuel • Mills • Barca|
|Ortiz Family||Elton • Amelia • Isaac|
|Hvass High School||Sabina|
|Illinois||Percy • Tony|
|Military Personnel||Dawson • Drake • Owens • Wilkins • Farmer • Simms|
|Omaha||Ruth • Galbraith • Daniel • Margaret|
|The Perimeter||Indira • Asha • Robin • Brody • Dev|
|Center for Disease Control||Edwin|
|Miscellaneous Survivors||Candice • Beta • Walter • Mr. Mallick|
|Alive characters appear in green. Unknown characters appear in blue. Dead characters appear in red and italics. Undead characters appear in gray and italics.|