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"Meet me at the beach. We can watch the sunset. Go back to my place. Get free from your family, I get you all to myself."
—Matt to Alicia Clark[src]

Matt Sale is a character in AMC's Fear The Walking Dead. He is a high school student and is the former boyfriend of Alicia Clark.


Los Angeles, California

Not much is known about Matt's life prior to the apocalypse other than he lives in the Los Angeles area and at some point fell in love with classmate Alicia Clark


Season 1


Matt and Alicia spend some time together after school and talk about Alicia's brother Nick's accident and her desire to move away when the year is finished. Matt also draws an improvised tattoo on her arm and asks her to come to the beach the next day and then spend some time together at her house and she agrees. However, Matt fails to show up at the beach and fails to respond to Alicia's text messages. He is also absent from school the next day where Alicia still isn't able to get in contact with him.

"So Close, Yet So Far"

With no response from Matt, Alicia heads to Matt's house after her school is dismissed early by Principal Art Costa. Inside, she finds furniture knocked over and a very sick Matt lying on the floor, with a fever of 103 degrees Fahrenheit. She helps him get into his bed and starts to take care of him when her own parents arrive looking for her. Alicia's parents try to separate Alicia from Matt, fearing the worst. Matt reveals a bite wound on his neck, which greatly worries Travis. Alicia is upset at Matt for trying to make her leave, but she knows he is trying to protect her. He is able to convince her to leave, promising that his parents will be home soon and he will be fine. Alicia and her parents ultimately leave Matt.

Alicia tried to leave the house to go see her boyfriend, but was halted when Nick began seizing. She stated that she resented him for that.

Later that night, Matt's parents arrived home, but left their car lights on and were in the process of unpacking their luggage, though they did not finish as their bags were left on the driveway, leaving their fates and whereabouts unknown.


Killed By

Matt was bitten off-screen by a zombie and came down with the fever. After saying his goodbyes to Alicia, he is left alone. Some time after, he died of the infection and reanimated.


Fear The Walking Dead

Season 1

Fear The Walking Dead Characters
Clark Family NicholasMadisonAlicia
Manawa Family TravisChristopherElizabeth
El Sereno Residents CynthiaMariaDouglasPatrickPeterJoannaGladysMr. CruzSusanHectorKimberlyGloriaMattCalvin
Paul R. Williams High School RockyTobiasRussellBrandonArt
Los Angeles Police Department GonzalesHendersonFinleyRichards
Salazar Family OfeliaDanielGriselda
National Guard Compound VictorBethanyAndrewColeRichardsCastroHodges

Catrina Island, California

Flight 462 AlexJakeMichaelAlanTomIanConnieDeidreAnthonySuzanneMarcus

Connor's Pirates


Valle de Guadalupe, Baja California SofiaJuanJavierRamonCeliaJorgeLuis
Rural Baja California SofiaEliasMr. MagañaMrs. MagañaGael
Brandon's Group BrandonDerekJames
La Colonia LucianaFranciscoReynaldoAlejandroOlivieroAnaLauraAlonso
Los Hermanos MarcoAntonioRamiro
Rosarito Beach Hotel ElenaHectorIleneOscarAndrésMrs. DiazCharlesJessicaChristina
Mexico-United States Border RussellSierraGabi

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