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This article is about the Broke Jaw Ranch resident. For other pages with the same name, see: Russell

"Martha, are you looking for something?"
—Russell unknowingly questioning an undead Martha.[src]

Russell Brown is a survivor of the outbreak in AMC's Fear The Walking Dead. He is a resident of the Broke Jaw Ranch community, alongside his wife Martha Brown. Russell is also one of the four founding fathers of the community.

Pre-Apocalypse

Tokyo, Japan

Russell Brown served in the Korean War. At one point, he was hospitalized and he met his future wife, Martha, who was working as a nurse.

Southern California

After they got married they moved to the southern United States, where Russell became friends with fellow ranchers Jeremiah Otto Sr., Vernon Trimbol, and Phil McCarthy. At some point, the men came into conflict with residents of the Black Hat Reservation. Under Otto's direction, Vernon and the other men camped out one night and lynched three Native American juvenile delinquents. They hid the bodies to cover up their crime and were never investigated or prosecuted.

Post-Apocalypse

Season 3

"The New Frontier"

As Jeremiah gives Madison and Nick a tour of the ranch, Russell can be seen talking to Martha and two guards before he sits down in a chair by his camper with his wife.

"TEOTWAWKI"

Russell is at Charlene's memorial service with his wife listening to Pat talk about her daughter. That night, Russell is dancing with Martha outside their hillside adobe.

"Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame"

Russell wakes up in the middle of the night after hearing noises. He sees that his wife, Martha, is doing something, and asks if she's okay. He then discovers that Martha has reanimated. He goes to hug her and she bites him, but it's revealed that she has dentures, and is currently without them. Russell dances with the zombified Martha for a while, before grabbing a gun and shooting both himself and the reanimated Martha in the head. They both fall on a lantern that breaks, and burns them and their house to the ground. Later, Jeremiah reveals Martha and Russell's backstory to Nick.

Death

Killed By
  • Himself (Suicide)

Russell wakes up in the middle of the night and discovers that Martha has reanimated. Knowing that he can't live in the apocalypse without her, he grabs a gun and shoots both the reanimated Martha and himself in the head.

They both fall on a lantern that breaks, and burns them and their house to the ground.

Killed Victims

This list shows the victims Russell has killed:

Appearances

Fear The Walking Dead

Season 3

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
Celia's Group 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.KimKevinBrigaHowardWillSlimRyanMollyTessJohnEdCharlesSerenaBenQuinnEmile
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 AnneMalcolmHoltJanisCameronSanjayAdrienneBenJebRidingsIsaacTom
USS Pennsylvania GreenJohnsonWatersStewartFarleyWrightThompsonGarzaWalterNelsonRogersBrownPower
Valley Town MorganFrankieJohnTinaAthena
Creative Visionaries Agency NoraLeeMichaelMark
The Outcasts SherryOswald
Doomsday Cult SabrinaMikeTheodoreHarveyDerekPaigeRiley
Texas Prison HayesGeorge
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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