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"No. Thank you. You freed my little girl. But there are no more generations."
—Ilene's last words before committing suicide.[src]

Ilene Stowe (née unknown) is a survivor of the outbreak in AMC's Fear The Walking Dead. She is the wife of Charles Stowe and the mother of Jessica Diaz. Ilene is also one of the few survivors of the massacre at the Rosarito Beach Hotel.

Pre-Apocalypse

United States

Ilene Stowe is from the United States. She married her husband Charles, and together they had a daughter named Jessica. Before the outbreak, she and her family planned a wedding for Jessica and Oscar Diaz to be held at the Rosarito Beach Hotel in Baja California, Mexico.

Post-Apocalypse

Baja California, Mexico

In the first stages of the outbreak. Ilene along with the other members of the wedding party took shelter within the Rosarito Beach Hotel.

Season 2

"Do Not Disturb"

Ilene was in Rosarito with her family celebrating her daughter's wedding at the hotel, despite the rumors and stories of the outbreak threatening to close the border. While Jessica and Oscar danced, she and her husband debated when they should leave Mexico and return to the United States. Hotel manager Elena asked Ilene if everything was okay, to which Ilene explained her decision to make an announcement after the dance to warn her family and guests about the border closing. However, during the dance her husband suffered a heart attack and reanimated, taking a bite out of Jessica's cheek. As panic ensued in the ballroom, Elena locked everyone inside in an effort to contain the situation.

A month later, it is revealed that Ilene survived the ballroom incident with her son-in-law Oscar, Oscar's brother Andrés, and several other wedding guests. She and her group corner Elena and Alicia Clark outside the bar in order to get the master keys to the hotel. They are successful in retrieving the keys. However, Alicia releases zombies from the bar, forcing the group to retreat.

"Pablo & Jessica"

Having survived the zombies, Ilene is seen in a hotel room with Oscar, Andrés, and other survivors as Madison attempts to convince them to work together with her group as well as Elena in order to clear the hotel and secure it from zombies. However, Ilene, still distraught over her daughter's death, steps out onto the balcony to escape the conversation. Later, she witnesses the survivors working together to draw the zombies out of the hotel into the ocean. That night, she does not attend the dinner to celebrate the survivors' new union.

"Pillar of Salt"

After discovering that Victor Strand convinced Oscar to let him put down Jessica, Ilene knocks on Elena's door while Victor is in her room. Victor answers the door only for Ilene to stab him in the stomach with a dinner knife, distraught that he "killed" her daughter. As Victor receives medical treatment, Ilene is locked away in a room as the other residents watch over her.

Despite not being present in "North", when both Oscar and Andrés are killed, she is still alive, and living in the hotel alongside Elena, Hector, Victor, and the surviving hotel and wedding guests.

Season 3

"The New Frontier"

After the events of Ilene unexpectedly stabbing Strand, Ilene was sequestered in her room. Hector and Elena stand outside of Ilene's door and explain to Strand that she refuses to accept any food they bring, or to be in any other person's presence. Hector then opens her door, and tells Strand to convince her to eat. Strand enters her room quietly, and after a short inspection, Ilene points a knife at him asking him what he's doing. Strand states that he's there to treat her, and says he's gained experience after she stabbed him. Ilene seems to have no memory of this, and immediately apologizes.

They continue to have a conversation about losing hope and they bond for a short while. Strand then opens the sliding door to the balcony to get some fresh air. He continues telling her about how he delivered a baby just a short moment ago, and how he had hope for a new generation. Ilene smiles, she then gives Strand a small box and tells him to keep it. She explains it was a wedding gift for her daughter, Jessica. Strand thanks her, and Ilene thanks him as well for "freeing her little girl. " She kisses him on the cheek, and tells him that there are no new generations. She walks to the balcony, stands on a chair and suddenly jumps off, falling to her death.

Death

Killed By

When Strand is in Ilene's room, he suggests opening the balcony for fresh air. After he notices it's stuck, he pulls it open.

  • Herself (Suicide)

Ilene seems to be happy again, and after a short talk, Ilene kisses Strand on the cheek, stands on the hotel balcony, and jumps to her death.

Killed Victims

This list shows the victims Ilene has killed:

  • Herself (Suicide)
  • Numerous counts of zombies

Appearances

Fear The Walking Dead

Season 2

Season 3

Trivia

  • The casting call for this character used the name Tracy.
    • Ilene was described as "The firm one in the household. She lays down the rules. She sends her husband in to tell their daughter bad news because he can sugar coat in a way that she can't."
  • Ilene is the last member of the Stowe family to die.
  • In a deleted scene for "The New Frontier", Strand encounters Ilene in the parking garage as a zombie and after a moment, drives past her on his way out.

Other Actresses

International Dubbers
Language Dubber Other Characters Voiced
Czech N/A N/A
French Marie-Laure Dougnac N/A
German Debora Weigert N/A
Hungarian N/A N/A
Italian N/A N/A
Japanese N/A N/A
Spanish (Latin America) Adriana Casas Carol Peletier (Fear)
Elizabeth Kublek
Spanish (Spain) N/A N/A
Fear The Walking Dead Characters
Clark Family AliciaNicholasMadison
Manawa Family TravisChristopherElizabeth
Los Angeles VictorAdamT.J.WilliamCalvinGloria
Paul R. Williams High School TobiasRussellBrandonArtMatt
L.A.P.D. LaneHendersonFinleyRichardsGonzales
El Sereno PatrickCynthiaMariaDouglasMr. PosadaMrs. PosadaHectorSusanPeterJoannaGladysMr. Cruz
Salazar Family DanielOfeliaGriselda
California Army National Guard GraceFrenchMcElroyAndrewScottDavidsonColeRichardsCastroHodgesMasonJonesJohnsonBethanyShihKuchenMelvinWillimasMoyersVrakking
Catrina Island HarryGeorgeSethMelissaWilla
Flight 462 AlexMichaelAlanTomIanJake
The Pirates JackVidaConnorBenBreannahReed
Abigail Vineyard SofiaJuanJorgeLuisCeliaThomas
Mexican Navy GalvanTintosVazquezMiguel
Valle de Guadalupe JavierRamon
La Manas Gael
La Colonia LucianaReynaldoAlejandroAnaLauraFranciscoOlivieroAlonso
Los Hermanos MarcoAntonioRamiro
Rosarito Beach Hotel ElenaHectorAvaIleneAndrésOscarJessicaMrs. DiazCharles
Brandon's Group BrandonDerekJames
Suarez Family ElíasAngelicaBenitoSara
Broke Jaw Ranch TroyChristineErinPatBobBlakeDaxKerryStanGabePaulMrs. TwomeyJakeCooperTerranceJeremiahJosephJimmieGretchenKathyVernonMikePhilMarthaRussellCharleneWillyTracy
Gonzalez Dam LolaEverardoEfraínDanteOthónJ.C.Pablito
Black Hat Reservation QaletaqaLeeMartaJoséJohnKlah
El Bazar MariaJohnnyMatarifeEddie
The Proctors JohnNineteenNineEleven
Texas AltheaJuneDwightWesJohn Sr.KimKevinBrigaFredBeaJosiahMickeySlimRyanMollyTessJohnEdCharlesSerenaBenQuinnWillEmile
Virginia MorganPaulCarolRick
Leland's Group LelandHardyBill
Dell Diamond Baseball Stadium VivianDouglasCole
The Vultures CharlieMelvinEdgarIngridEnnis
Mississippi SarahWendellMarthaJimHank
Wittington's Denim Company PeteDomRollieDorisLoganClaytonPurvisStevie
Camp Cackleberry DylanMaxAnnie
Civic Republic Military IsabelleBeckett
Lonestar Power & Light GraceRobertMichaelMatthew
The Caravan Philippe
Temple B'nai Israel Jacob
The Pioneers JamesEllenCleveKennethTerrenceRegSamuelsDakotaRachelHillVirginiaMarcusTerryMary AnneMalcolmDr. HoltJanisCameronSanjayAdrienneBenJebRidingsIsaacTom
USS Pennsylvania GreenJohnsonWatersStewartFarleyWrightThompsonGarzaWalterNelsonRogersBrownPower
Valley Town MorganFrankieJohnTinaAthena
Creative Visionaries Agency NoraLeeMichaelMark
The Outcasts SherryOswald
Doomsday Cult SabrinaMikeTheodoreHarveyDerekPaigeRiley
Texas Prison HayesGeorge
The Tower HowardToby
Miscellaneous Survivors DianaBetaStevenMr. MagañaMrs. MagañaEstelleMs. Maddox
Animals SkidmarkRufusDog
Walkers SullivanRandallShelbyEllenGeoffJohnsonDargahClintonChristinaKimberly
Alive characters appear in green. Unknown characters appear in blue. Dead characters appear in red and italics. Undead characters appear in gray and italics.
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