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This article is about the TV Series character. You may be looking for his Comic Series counterpart. For other pages with the same name, see: Richards

"Richards! What's going on in there?!"
Deanna to Richards.[src]

Richards (first name unknown) is a survivor of the outbreak in AMC's The Walking Dead. He is a resident and a guard of the Alexandria Safe-Zone.


Location Unknown

Nothing is known about Richards' life prior to or as the outbreak began. He might have lived in or near Virginia.



At some point in the apocalypse, Richards joined a community called the Alexandria Safe-Zone where, upon being interviewed by Deanna, he was appointed as one of the guards of the walls.

Season 6


Richards is on guard duty as Deanna and Maggie are digging, working on an aspect of the town's expansion. Moments later, a Molotov cocktail is thrown at him by a member of the Wolves. He falls off the wall and burns to death as several Wolves start to climb up. A while later, his charred body reanimates and is stabbed through the head by Maggie.


The next day, Richards' body is gathered by Tobin and Bruce and buried along with the other slain Alexandrians. His name is then added to the memorial wall by Betsy and two other women.


Killed By
  • Aaron (Indirectly Caused)

Aaron leaves his backpack at Del Arno Foods, which causes the Wolves to locate and attack Alexandria.

As the Wolves begin their attack, they throw fire bombs at the walls. One of the bombs hits Richards and explodes, setting him ablaze. He falls to the ground and burns to death.

After the attack ends, Maggie finds a burned and zombified Richards, and stabs him in the head.

Killed Victims

This list shows the victims Richards has killed:


TV Series

Season 6


  • Richards was portrayed by Darian Fisher while Dalton Louis Simons portrayed the charred, reanimated Richards.
    • A second actor was used to portray the charred, reanimated Richards due to time constraints in filming Fisher's scenes and then getting him ready in full makeup and prosthetics for the latter scene.
  • Not all of the scenes involving Richards made it into the final episode including when he was standing at the top of the wall, listening to the Wolves attack Alexandria and having Molotov cocktails thrown at him.[1]