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Yeah... And I'm still here. Aren't I? Listen to me, Maggie... Really, stop and listen to me. Look in my eyes, you'll see that what I'm telling you is one-hundred percent true. C'mon. You don't need to hide anything from me. I love you. I love you. Not that flirty girl I met at the farm house... Not that sex machine I lived with at the prison... You. Every flaw, every quirk... I love everything about you-- Everything that makes you... You. I love you, Maggie.
~ Glenn to Maggie in the ocmics.
Hershel, Maggie's father, was a great man. And he told me all I had to do was believe, and that's what I'm gonna do. Neither one of us should be alive right now. She got out, so you're gonna help me find her.
~ Glenn to Tara Chambler about Maggie Greene.
But I'd rather make the wrong call and know, than make the right call and not.
~ Glenn to Lee in Telltale's The Walking Dead.

Glenn is a fictional character and a major protagonist in The Walking Dead franchise, appearing in all other adaptations of the series. He was once a pizza delivery boy who survived the start of the outbreak, where he becomes a member of Rick Grimes' group trying to survive against the undead and the living. Glenn is capable of surviving in the new world due to his resourcefulness and knowledge, making him a supply runner in many of his appearances in the franchise.

He was created by Robert Kirkman and Tony Moore, and first appeared in the comics' second issue.

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Glenn Rhee was a main character and a survivor in AMC's The Walking Dead. He served as one of the main protagonists from Season 1 to Season 7. He is commonly the main supply runner for the group.

Although his voice is first heard over the radio in a tank in the series premiere "Days Gone Bye", Glenn makes his first appearance physically in the next episode "Guts" and helps Rick Grimes safely escape the walkers on the street and meet up with his group. Eventually, after the group stays on the Greene Farm, Glenn marries Hershel's daughter, Maggie Greene. He was a vital and trustworthy member of the group and had escaped death numerous times in the series, until he and the group meet the villainous and extremely dangerous Negan, who ruthlessly and sadistically executes both Glenn and Abraham Ford by bashing their heads in with his baseball bat "Lucille".

He was portrayed by Steven Yeun, who voices Invincible in the titular Amazon animated series, and also voiced Keith in Voltron: Legendary Defender, Nathan Park from Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters, Wan from The Legend of Korra, Bo from The Star, Little Cato from Final Space and Speckle from Tuca & Bertie.


Glenn is an American male of Korean descent in his early 20's with black hair and a light complexion.

Glenn was bright, loyal, resourceful, and quick on his feet. Keenly aware of the extreme dangers in which he places himself for the sake of the group, his youth made him willing to take the risk. Glenn thought on his feet and shows great compassion and humanity. Despite all of the horrors he has experienced, he maintained a youthful enthusiasm for life and its unexpected pleasures. He was an integral part of the group, showing surprising depth and emotion when experiencing even the most devastating tragedies.

While on the farm, he begins a relationship with Maggie Greene. Over the course of the latter half of season two and the third season, he has become very close and loving towards her, doing whatever is necessary to keep her safe. He is trustworthy and loyal, as seen in the episode "When the Dead Come Knocking." When Glenn and Maggie are captured by the Governor, he is brutally interrogated by Merle but refuses to reveal where the rest of Rick's group have set up camp.

Glenn's love for Maggie and his close bond with her father, Hershel Greene, leads Glenn to become less of the group canary in the coal mine and more of his own voice. Upon Hershel's death, Glenn pledges to take over his role as conscience and hope, which involves decisions like protecting Tara Chambler (in spite of her ties to the Governor) and encouraging his leader, Rick Grimes, to spare the residents of Terminus. However, after discovering that Eugene Porter is lying about Washington, D.C. and discovering that Maggie's sister Beth is alive, only to see her dead in the same day, Glenn becomes noticeably colder and less trusting. He says that he himself would have killed Dawn Lerner, who accidentally killed Beth, and that he would not have stopped to help the man trapped in the storage container at Terminus, whom he had convinced Rick to rescue. Despite having become rather distant, Glenn is still unable to kill another living person, as seen when he plots to kill Nicholas for Noah's death and for trying to kill him. He is unable to go through with it, demonstrating that he has not completely gone cold.

Glenn has shown to feel really uncomfortable with killing living people, when he stabs a member of the Saviors and then starts to cry, as well as being shocked at the sight of the Saviors that him and Heath massacred in self defence. However, while he was quite uncomfortable with killing living people, he was willing to do that to protect his community, Maggie and his unborn child.

In his final moments, Glenn was only concerned with Maggie's welfare, showing how devoted he was to his wife. His final words were directed to her "Maggie I'll - I'll find you", and indicated that he would always love her, even after death.



Glenn Rhee was born in the mid-1980s to unnamed parents who immigrated from Korea, and was raised by them alongside his sisters in Michigan. He would go to graduate from an unnamed school and became a pizza delivery boy, but found himself stuck in his early twenties due to his job. When the outbreak started, Glenn was saved by Theodore "T-Dog" Douglas, and the two came across a group of survivors in Atlanta. Due to his knowledge of the layout of the city, Glenn became the group's supply runner.

The Walking Dead

Season One

While going on a supply run, Glenn came across a survivor named Rick Grimes who was trapped in a tank while the walkers were eating his horse. Glenn spoke to Rick on the radio inside the tank, and told him to make a run for it since the walkers were focus on consuming the horse, saving his life. Returning to the group with Rick, Glenn assists Grimes in their plan to distract the walkers by driving a car out of the city to reunite with Shane's group. Returning to the site, Glenn is asked by Rick to help him go back to the city to find Merle Dixon, Daryl's brother who was handcuffed to a roof by Rick for his racism against T-Dog. Going into the city with Rick and Daryl, the group find only Merle's hand and a hacksaw, indicating that Dixon escaped from being eaten by walkers.


TV Series

Season 1

  • 1x01: "Days Gone Bye" (Voice Only)
  • 1x02: "Guts"
  • 1x03: "Tell It to the Frogs"
  • 1x04: "Vatos"
  • 1x05: "Wildfire"
  • 1x06: "TS-19"

Season 2

  • 2x01: "What Lies Ahead"
  • 2x02: "Bloodletting"
  • 2x03: "Save the Last One"
  • 2x04: "Cherokee Rose"
  • 2x05: "Chupacabra"
  • 2x06: "Secrets"
  • 2x07: *Pretty Much Dead Already"
  • 2x08: "Nebraska"
  • 2x09: "Triggerfinger"
  • 2x11: "Judge, Jury, "Executioner"
  • 2x12: "Better Angels"
  • 2x13: "Beside the Dying Fire"

Season 3

  • 3x01: "Seed"
  • 3x02: "Sick"
  • 3x04: "Killer Within"
  • 3x05: "Say the Word"
  • 3x06: "Hounded"
  • 3x07: "When the Dead Come Knocking"
  • 3x08: "Made to Suffer"
  • 3x09: "The Suicide King"
  • 3x10: "Home"
  • 3x11: "I Ain't a Judas"
  • 3x13: "Arrow on the Doorpost"
  • 3x15: "This Sorrowful Life"
  • 3x16: "Welcome to the Tombs"

Season 4

  • 4x01: "30 Days Without an Accident"
  • 4x02: "Infected"
  • 4x03: "Isolation"
  • 4x05: "Internment"
  • 4x08: "Too Far Gone"
  • 4x10: "Inmates"
  • 4x11: "Claimed"
  • 4x13: "Alone" (No Lines)
  • 4x15: "Us"
  • 4x16: "A"

Season 5

  • 5x01: "No Sanctuary"
  • 5x02: "Strangers"
  • 5x03: "Four Walls and a Roof"
  • 5x05: "Self Help"
  • 5x07: "Crossed"
  • 5x08: "Coda"
  • 5x09: "What Happened and What's Going On"
  • 5x10: "Them"
  • 5x11: "The Distance"
  • 5x12: "Remember"
  • 5x13: "Forget"
  • 5x14: "Spend"
  • 5x15: "Try"
  • 5x16: "Conquer"

Season 6

  • 6x01: "First Time Again"
  • 6x03: "Thank You"
  • 6x07: "Head's Up"
  • 6x08: "Start to Finish"
  • 6x09: "No Way Out"
  • 6x10: "The Next World"
  • 6x11: "Knots Untie"
  • 6x12: "Not Tomorrow Yet"
  • 6x13: "The Same Boat"
  • 6x15: "East"
  • 6x16: "Last Day on Earth"

Season 7

  • 7x01: "The Day Will Come When You Won't Be" ([Flashback, Corpse)
  • 7x03: "The Cell" ([Photograph, Corpse)


  • Glenn is the first person from Season 1 to die after Andrea's death in the Season 3 finale.
  • Glenn is the only character in the TV Series to share his Comic Book death with another character, Abraham Ford.
  • Glenn is the first main character to die in a season premiere.
    • Abraham technically doesn't count as his death occurred, off-screen, in the Season 6 finale.
  • Glenn's death in the TV Series is almost identical to his Comic counterpart, with the exception that Abraham was killed by Negan first after the "eenie, meenie, miney, moe", and Glenn was killed after a furious Daryl attacked Negan for killing Abraham and taunting Rosita over it.
    • This also means that technically, Glenn outlived his Comic counterpart by only a few minutes.
  • Glenn is one of the few characters in the TV Series whose death is near-identical to his Comic counterpart's death.
  • So far, out of all of the deceased main characters, Glenn has the second longest lifespan with a total of 84 episodes, with Carl Grimes having the longest with a total of 108 episodes.
  • Glenn's last words are "Maggie, I'll find you."
  • Glenn is the second member of the Negan lineup to die, the first being Abraham Ford, the third being Sasha Williams, and the fourth being Carl Grimes.

External links

Glenn Rhee on the Walking Dead Wiki

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Glenn is a main character and a survivor first encountered in Issue 2 of Image Comics' The Walking Dead and a member of the original Atlanta survivor group, and a civilian who had survived the mysterious undead apocalypse that has swept the planet. After leaving Atlanta, he met Maggie Greene and eventually married her. The couple adopted Sophia after her mother's death.

Characteristics and Role

From his introduction, Glenn had proven over the course of the series his importance to the group's survival. His initiative to put himself in danger in Atlanta to get supplies was a vital necessity for the group. His jack-of-all-trades knowledge had proven useful several times, such as being able to hot-wire a car and siphon petrol. His youth and somewhat natural optimistic, humorous attitude frequently kept the survivor group's spirits up, and his loyalty to Rick and the group made him one of Rick's closest and dependable allies. He was shown always willing to do what was necessary to keep everyone together; even if it put himself in danger.

Glenn had more obvious weaknesses despite his strengths. He often displayed a tendency to act before thinking, such as when he risked his life carelessly to confront the obviously hostile Bruce who knew who he was, and when he crashed the car into the Prison in panic, endangering himself and everyone to save Maggie. His tendency to panic was also highlighted when under extreme pressure, such as when The Governor captured the trio and beat him down without any resistance. He was disabled by pure shock and fear, and only snapped out of it once Martinez saved him.

Glenn was also not as physically able or as emotionally hardened as other members of his group, and often left the situations which needed violence, such as killing off the Hunters and Scavengers, to other members of the group. He notably never killed another living human in the series.

His athleticism and agility was utilized throughout the series, and when the group began living in the Alexandria Safe-Zone, Glenn became an ideal and effective supply runner because of these traits.

Overall, Glenn's knowledge in wiring vehicles, his speed and general usefulness enabled him to survive the countless dangers of the undead, the Woodbury psychopaths and the almost lethal gunshot wounds from both Bruce and The Hunters, but, his eventual fate was ultimately out of his hands.


Novel Series

  • "The Fall of the Governor"

Comic Series

Volume 1: Days Gone Bye

  • Issue 2
  • Issue 3
  • Issue 4
  • Issue 5
  • Issue 6 (No Lines)

Volume 2: Miles Behind Us

  • Issue 7
  • Issue 8
  • Issue 9
  • Issue 10
  • Issue 11
  • Issue 12

Volume 3: Safety Behind Bars

  • Issue 14
  • Issue 15
  • Issue 16
  • Issue 17
  • Issue 18

Volume 4: The Heart's Desire

  • Issue 19
  • Issue 20
  • Issue 21
  • Issue 22
  • Issue 23
  • Issue 24

Volume 5: The Best Defense

  • Issue 25
  • Issue 26
  • Issue 27
  • Issue 28
  • Issue 29

Volume 6: This Sorrowful Life

  • Issue 32
  • Issue 33 (No Lines)
  • Issue 34
  • Issue 35
  • Issue 36

Volume 7: The Calm Before

  • Issue 37
  • Issue 38
  • Issue 39
  • Issue 40
  • Issue 41
  • Issue 42

Volume 8: Made To Suffer

  • Issue 44
  • Issue 45

Volume 9: Here We Remain

  • Issue 52
  • Issue 53
  • Issue 54

Volume 10: What We Become

  • Issue 55
  • Issue 56
  • Issue 57
  • Issue 60

Volume 11: Fear The Hunters

  • Issue 61
  • Issue 62
  • Issue 63 (No Lines)
  • Issue 64
  • Issue 65
  • Issue 66

Volume 12: Life Among Them

  • Issue 67
  • Issue 68
  • Issue 69 (No Lines)
  • Issue 70 (No Lines)
  • Issue 71
  • Issue 72

Volume 13: Too Far Gone

  • Issue 73
  • Issue 74
  • Issue 75
  • Issue 76
  • Issue 77
  • Issue 78

Volume 14: No Way Out

  • Issue 79
  • Issue 80
  • Issue 81
  • Issue 82
  • Issue 83 (No Lines)
  • Issue 84

Volume 15: We Find Ourselves

  • Issue 85
  • Issue 87
  • Issue 89
  • Issue 90

Volume 16: A Larger World

  • Issue 91
  • Issue 92 (No Lines)
  • Issue 93 (No Lines)
  • Issue 94
  • Issue 95
  • Issue 96

Volume 17: Something To Fear

  • Issue 97
  • Issue 98
  • Issue 99
  • Issue 100
  • Issue 101 (Corpse)


  • It is mentioned in the script book that Glenn is 22 years old.
  • Glenn was originally planned to die in Issue 75, but his death was postponed to Issue 100.
    • Glenn is the first character to die in a three digit issue of The Walking Dead.
    • Up until his death in Issue 100, Glenn had more appearances in the series than every character aside from Rick.
  • Glenn is one of the characters that never killed a living human in the comics.
  • Glenn is one of the few characters to have appeared in almost every form of Walking Dead media, having appeared in the Comic Series, the TV Series, video game, Assault Game, Social Game, and the novels.
    • Glenn is one of the five characters from either the comics and/or TV series who made an appearance in the video game.
    • In a promotional image for the game The Walking Dead: Road to Survival he was referred as "Glenn Rhee", his full name in the TV series, but in the comic series, his last name was never revealed.
  • Glenn and Maggie's relationship was the longest lasting relationship in the series thus far, and also the first known official marriage to take place after the apocalypse.
  • Glenn used to steal cars during his college years.
  • So far, out of all of the deceased main characters, Glenn has the second longest lifespan with a total of 99 issues, while Andrea has the longest lifespan with a total of 166 issues.

External links

Glenn on the Walking Dead Wiki

Glenn in the video game.

Glenn is a supporting character in season one of Telltale's The Walking Dead series, appearing only in the first episode, "A New Day". The story explains what was Glenn doing prior to the start of the comic book series, where he encounters a group of survivors during the start of the zombie apocalypse.

He was voiced by Nick Herman.



Not much is known about Glenn's past, but he was born in 1981, and later become a pizza delivery boy.

A New Day

During the start of the apocalypse, Glenn encountered fellow survivors Lilly, Larry, Carley and Doug at the Everett family pharmacy in Macon, Georgia. While going on a supply run for the group, he came across a survivor named Irene, and attempted to save her before being pinned by walkers. He hid in an icebox until he was saved by Lee Everett and Carley, and they helped him kill the walkers and try to save Irene, who committed suicide due to being bitten. Afterward, Glenn chastised Lee on his choice, and later helped the survivors regroup to the motor inn. While staying at the inn, Glenn learned that it was getting worst across the states from a radio broadcast, and decides to leave the group to help his friends in Atlanta.


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Rick Grimes | Shane † | Lori Grimes † | Andrea Harrison † | Dale Horvath † | Glenn † | Carl Grimes | Morgan Jones † | Carol Peletier † | Maggie Greene | Hershel Greene † | Michonne | Tyreese † | Bob Stookey † | Abraham Ford † | Eugene Porter | Rosita Espinosa † | Aaron | Douglas Monroe † | Heath | Paul "Jesus" Monroe | Amy Harrison † | Sophia | Otis † | Patricia † | Axel † | Donna † | Allen † | Alice Warren † | Lilly Caul | Ezekiel † | Shiva † | Dwight | Negan

The Walking Dead
Rick Grimes | Shane Walsh † | Lori Grimes † | Andrea Harrison † | Dale Horvath † | Glenn Rhee † | Carl Grimes † | Morgan Jones | Daryl Dixon | Jacqui † | Carol Peletier | Merle Dixon † | Maggie Rhee | Hershel Greene † | Beth Greene † | Michonne | Tyreese Williams † | Sasha Williams† | Bob Stookey † | Abraham Ford † | Tara Chambler † | Eugene Porter | Rosita Espinosa | Aaron | Deanna Monroe † | Heath | Paul "Jesus" Rovia | Dog | Amy Harrison † | Theodore Douglas/T-Dog † | Jim † | Sophia Peletier † | Otis † | Jimmy † | Patricia † | Axel † | Oscar † | Karen † | Milton Mamet † | Lilly Chambler † | Patrick † | Mika Samuels † | Noah † | Ezekiel | Shiva † | Dwight | Negan | Dianne | Lydia | Mary | Judith Grimes | Enid † | Henry † | Nabila

Fear the Walking Dead
Madison Clark † | Travis Manawa † | Morgan Jones

Video Games
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Survival Instinct
Will Dixon

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