'Walking Dead' Alums: Where Are They Now? (PHOTOS)

Emily Hannemann

One of the best things about AMC's The Walking Dead is how seriously it takes its post-apocalyptic premise and the dangers lurking in the world of walkers. Unfortunately, that means no one — not even Carl! — is safe. Fans have cried at the losses of beloved characters and cheered at villains' demises, and a myriad of actors have exited the show since its first few seasons.

Click through the gallery above for some of the most notable departures from the AMC hit, and see what these actors have been up to since leaving Rick's group.

'Walking Dead' Teases Carzekiel Romance in First Look at Season 9 Premiere (PHOTOS)

'Walking Dead' Teases Carzekiel Romance in First Look at Season 9 Premiere (PHOTOS)

Plus, see the characters travel to new locations and more.