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Actor Addy Miller
Gender Female
Hair Blonde
Age 7-10
Occupation Assumed School Student
Family Jon - Father (Deceased)
Jesse - Uncle (Deceased) (Unnamed) - Mother (Deceased)
First Appearance Social Game
Last Appearance "Days Gone Bye" (Zombified)
Death Episode "Days Gone Bye" (Zombified)
Cause of Death Bit by a walker. (Alive)
Shot by Rick. (Zombified)
Status Dead
Ethnicity Caucasian-American
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"Little girl, little girl?"
—Rick trying to get Summer's attention, assuming she was living.[src]

Summer is a character in AMC's The Walking Dead. She is the first walker to be seen and killed by Rick Grimes.


Location Unknown

Very little is known about Summer's life before or as the outbreak began, except that she had a mother, a father, and an uncle.


Social Game

"The Outbreak Begins"

Summer and her family find refuge with Shane, Lori, T-Dog, and many other survivors. While at the camp, her mother, father, and uncle are all killed. After losing her family, she runs away, and is eventually bitten by a walker.

Season 1

"Days Gone Bye"

Summer is seen reanimated as a walker at a gas station near Interstate 85. Summer was witnessed by Rick Grimes, picking up her teddy bear. She walked towards Rick when he attempted to help her. Summer began to walk faster and Rick pulled out his .357 Colt Python revolver, shooting her, causing her to fall backwards, dead.


Killed By

She was bitten by walkers and reanimated.

Rick found her at a gas station and shot her in the head with his .357 Colt Python revolver before she could attack him.


TV Series

Season 1


  • Summer is the first zombie, as well as the first zombie child, to appear and be killed in the TV Series.
  • Summer's name wasn't revealed until The Walking Dead Social Game was released, as she was left unnamed in the TV Series and was previously known as the "Little Girl Walker".
  • Summer appears as a purchasable Avatar Prop for the Xbox 360 called 'Little Zombie' as well as her Dress for Female Avatars.[1][2]
    • Summer is one of the few Avatar Props available for Purchase, the others being Dale's RV and Rick's Tank.
  • Summer has her own life size zombie prop.[3]
  • Summer displayed the possibly most uncharacteristic behavior of any zombie in the TV series by picking up and carrying a teddy bear for no possible reason other than what might have been a distant memory or recognition of a stuffed animal when she was alive.


TV Series Characters
Grimes Family RickCarlJudithLori
Sheriff's Department LambertShaneLeon
Jones Family MorganJennyDuane
Atlanta Camp GlennCarolDarylMoralesMirandaLouisElizaAndrea
Nursing Home GuillermoFelipeMiguelAbuelaGilbertJorge
Jenner Family EdwinCandace
Greene Farm MaggieBethHershelJosephineAnnetteShawnArnold
Dave and Tony's Group NateRandallSeanTonyDave
Michonne's Group MichonneAndreMikeTerry
The Prison AxelOscarAndrewTomasBig Tiny
Woodbury JeanetteMcLeodPhilipCaesarShumpertJacobsonOwenErynGregKarenMiltonEricFoster StevensRowanEileenNoahPaulJodyHaleyPennyWarrenRichardMichaelGargulioCrowleyTim
Military Personnel WilsonBradySeanFranklinWellesCallaway
Prison Newcomers SashaTyreeseBobLizzieMikaBeckyLukeMollyJulioHenryNorisCalebDavidRyanCharlieChloeRichardsPatrickZachAllenBenDonna
Chambler Family TaraLillyMeghanDavid
Martinez's Group MitchAlishaRossPete
Ford Family AbrahamEllenA.J.Becca
Post-Prison Survivors RositaEugeneGabriel
The Claimers DanBillyHarleyTonyJoeLenLou
Terminus MartinGregTheresaGarethAlbertMikeMaryAlex
Grady Memorial Hospital StevenShepherdLicariFrancoMcGinleyPercyBelloTanakaAlvaradoNoahDawnO'DonnellBobJeffriesGormanJoanGavinHanson
Alexandria Safe-Zone DeannaAaronJessieSpencerTobinRonSamOliviaMikeyEnidEricFrancineBruceNicholasNeudermyerKentErinNatalieBobPeteRegAiden
Miscellaneous Survivors PaulaSamChristopherAnaClara
Animals NellyButtonsFlameViolet
Walkers HannahSummerWayneLouiseDougErinNick
TonyBillJoe Sr.Eddie
Alive characters appear in green. Dead characters appear in red and italics. Unknown characters appear in blue. Undead characters appear in grey and italics.

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