Fear the Walking Dead Characters You Should Know (PHOTOS)

Rob Moynihan

One of the first freshly-"infected" zombies (played by Lexi Johnson) reveals herself.

Madison and Travis

Madison Clark (Kim Dickens), a widowed high school counselor with two kids, and her fiancé Travis Manawa (Cliff Curtis), a divorced dad with a son.

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Nick

Nick Clark (Frank Dillane), Madison's drug-addicted son from her late husband, is one of the first Angelenos to come face-to-face with a zombie (the one played by Johnson).

"If the apocalypse came, Los Angeles would crumble," says Dillane. "The people would fall the furthest, and these buildings would burn the brightest."

Fear the Walking Dead Alicia

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Alicia

Nick's younger sister, ambitious teen Alicia Clark (Alycia Debnam-Carey).

Chris

Travis's teenage son, Chris (Lorenzo James Henrie), with whom he has a rocky relationship.

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Liza

Liza (Elizabeth Rodriguez), Chris's mom and Travis's ex-wife.

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Daniel, Griselda and Ofelia

Daniel Salazar (Ruben Blades) and his wife Griselda (Patricia Reyes Spindola) are immigrants from El Salvador with a daughter, Ofelia (Mercedes Mason).

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Attack of the zombies! Fear the Walking Dead, the six-episode spinoff of The Walking Dead premieres on AMC this Sunday, August. 23. The series serves as a prequel that goes back in time to see how zombies initially came about and how an unprepared world reacted to them.

Sunny Los Angeles is the urban backdrop for the action, with several key players whose stories will be front and center. Before Fear takes hold, meet some of the central characters whose lives will change forever.

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