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Gael is an antagonist and a survivor of the outbreak in AMC's Fear the Walking Dead. He is the leader of a highway gang, La Manas, and served as the primary antagonist of the episode "Grotesque".


Gael is an aggressive, sadistic, hostile, and pugnacious individual. He is the leader of La Manas, one of the most feared gangs in the region. Gael is shown to enjoy killing, laughing as he kills a begging old man and gleefully killing walkers. While killing a hoard of walkers, he notices Nick walking amongst the dead which Gael is visibly shocked and disturbed by. He is so shocked that he loses his focus and drops his bullets. Rather than retreating with his men, Gael foolishly picks up his bullets as the hoard approaches, allowing them to subdue him.



Nothing is known about Gael's life prior to or as the outbreak began, other than he was born in 1971 and lived in Mexico. He the leader of the La Manas gang.


Soon after the outbreak started, Gael and his gang started roaming the roads of Baja and killing survivors for their supplies, making them one of the most feared organizations in the area.

Season 2.


Gael and two of his bandits drive their Jeep on the highway until they stop after reaching several abandoned cars. He and his men start searching the cars for supplies and murders an elderly gentleman begging for water in his car. After Nick's radio goes off revealing his presence, Gael and his men shoot their guns at Nick, who is able to escape. A day later, Gael and his men encounter Nick once more, covered in blood and walking among the undead. Gael recognizes Nick and drops his bullets from his gun in surprise. As he attempts to reload his gun, he is overcome by zombies and killed.

It is unknown if Gael reanimated or not.


Killed By

Gael is shooting at a group of walkers, when he sees Nick covered in blood and walking amongst them. He gets distracted and drops his bullets in surprise.

As Gael tries to reload his gun, he is overwhelmed and devoured by the walkers.

Killed Victims

This list shows the victims Gael has killed:


Fear the Walking Dead

Season 2


  • Gael is credited as Outlaw #1 in "Grotesque".
    • This character's name, age, and occupation was revealed in the Story Sync for "Grotesque".