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"Now stop it! Stop talking that way. You ain’t no defect. The Good Lord has helped us get this far, and He’s gonna see us through—"
—Calvin reassuring Meredith on their situation.[src]

Calvin Dupree, also called Cal, is a main character and a survivor of the zombie apocalypse featured in The Walking Dead: The Fall of the Governor. He is described to be emaciated, lifelong Baptist and the head of his family.


Almost nothing is known about Calvin's life before the outbreak or as the outbreak began, except that he was born and raised in a town in Kentucky and had a wife, Meredith, and two sons named Lucas and Tommy and a daughter named Bethany.


After taking leadership of the town of Woodbury, Georgia following the death of its previous leaderLilly Caul begins welcoming refugees into the town, including the Duprees. Later on, Calvin and Meredith argue about staying in Woodbury.

After the death of his wife, Calvin and Lilly become lovers, his family and Lilly become very close, the sense of having a normal family life eventually makes Lilly decides to give up most of town leadership to Jeremiah Garlitz, with devastating consequence for the town. Calvin soon turned into an deeply religious man, and he believes now, he is living in at the end of the time, and God's judgement day is coming close, Jeremiah convinces him to join his mass suicide pact so that he could be accepted into Heaven. When Lilly and Bob Stookey find Jeremiah's plot in the last minute and try to stop it, Calvin confronts them, when he is about to kill Lilly, his son Thomas shoots him in the head, killing him.


Killed By

When he is about to kill Lilly Thomas shoots him in the head, killing him.

Killed Victims

This list shows the victims Calvin has killed:


Novel Series


Novel Series Characters
Philip's Group PennyBrianNickPhilipBobby
Chalmers Family AprilTaraDavid
Tommy's Group CherSonnyShortyTommy
Woodbury DavidTiffanyMercyJennyTylerBarbaraWilkinsMatthew H.BenRobbieAlyssaNathanMatthew W.CalvinMarianneElizabethLydiaSaulDavyHapCaesarAustinWesDeanJohnny P.EarlJaredJamesonDennyLouHinesTravisTomHaynesMillerJohnnyRedSmittyClintAliceGusGabriel
DonDanielTeddyBartRudyCharlieRaymondEricJamesArloJohnny A.BruceCurtisStevensEugeneHaroldTommyManningTaggertBroylesSwedeStevieStinsonSamTreyGeneDetroit
Tent City LillyDonnaRuthieMaryLydiaHarlanDickBobScott
Christina's Group ChristinaMike
Meriwether County Correctional Facility RickMichonneCarlMaggieAndreaGlennHershelLori
Dupree Family LucasBethanyThomasCalvinMeredith
Pentecostal People of God HaroldJeremiahReeseStephenMaryNoelleEmmaWadeMarkJosephAnthonyColbyRoseCailinn
Calvary Baptist Church Norma
Most Holy Redeemer Parish JamesMelissaRoryMolly MilesLelandLouisThurston
Haralson AshleyJackChelseaBobbyTrudyFrankJamieCaleb
Woodbury Newcomers JinxIanJackRudyLindaClintMay
Moreland CooperMike
Atlanta Medical Center DoeTheodoreLawrenceCallumGlennCamo PantsSonnySoamesRaymondDaniels
Sixteenth Street SophieConnieBradleyLyleEveMartinBurtFredJohnny
Ile de la Lumiére Rafael
Stack Family JenniferKourtneyKaylaJohn
Spencer-Lee's Group Spencer-LeeDanielSallyBarretAntoineFitz
Nesbit Family CindyTeddyRonnieDina
Animals GypsySheckyArrow
Alive characters appear in green. Dead charactes appear in red and italics. Unknown characters appear in blue. Undead characters appear in grey and italics.