Nothing is known about John's life before or as the outbreak began.
John was one of the many survivors trying to make their way to Atlanta. He along with the other highway survivors witnessed the military firebomb Atlanta. After the bombing, it was unknown where he escaped to.
John and a fellow refugee were bitten near his car.
This list shows the victims John has killed:
- Possibly numerous counts of zombies.
- "Chupacabra" (Flashback)
- Actor and photographer John Ridings revealed that his character is named John, while he was never credited and his name was not mentioned in any dialogue.
- There was a deleted scene involving John, where a fellow refugee was bitten near his car. During the shooting of the scene, they put the camera in the back of John's car to film certain angles.
- ↑ http://the-walking-dead-interviews.wikia.com/wiki/John_Ridings_Interview
- ↑ There was a scene were a guy was bitten by my car and was starting to change. One cool fact, they actually put the camera in the back of my car to film part of the opening scene for episode six of season two.