Does Michonne die in The Walking Dead series?

Danai Gurira was introduced as Michonne in season 3 of The Walking Dead.
Michonne (Danai Gurira) - The Walking Dead_Season 3, Episode 7_"When the Dead Come Knocking" - Photo Credit: Blake Tyers/AMC
Michonne (Danai Gurira) - The Walking Dead_Season 3, Episode 7_"When the Dead Come Knocking" - Photo Credit: Blake Tyers/AMC /

Michonne Grimes, née Hawthorne, is a character briefly introduced during the season 2 finale, "Beside the Dying Fire." Her introduction was straight from the comic story, complete with her two pet walkers. Danai Gurira wasn't cast yet, so an unknown stand-in portrayed Michonne in this first appearance as she saved Andrea (Laurie Holden). What was Michonne's fate in the series?

In season 3, Gurira would make her first appearance as Michonne and viewers learned quickly that she was a woman of few words but is a survivor who capable of handingly herself is amost any situation.

She took care of Andrea while she was sick and the women bonded during this time. When they make there way to Woodbury things greatly change between them but in the end Michonne is with Andrea when she dies.

Michonne (Danai Gurira) - The Walking Dead - Season 3, Episode 7 - Photo Credit: Blake Tyers/AMC /

Throughout her story, Michonne became a leader within the communities, and in season 6, she formed a romantic relationship with Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln). They made a powerful duo whose strengths complimented the other, and fans were excited to see these characters become a couple.

In season 9, the unthinkable happened: Rick was blown up during an explosion at a bridge and thought to have died. Viewers knew he was whisked away, but Michonne suffered her loss greatly. She would give birth to Rick's son, Rick Jr., known as RJ (Antony Azor), and continue to care for Rick's daughter, Judith (Cailey Fleming), of whom she had already been a mother for years.

In season 10, Michonne discovered mysterious clues that indicate Rick survived the bridge explosion and, encouraged by Judith, began her search for Rick. Michonne departed the series in season 10, alive and well, but this chapter of her story had only just begun.

MIchonne - The Ones Who Live

Andrew Lincoln as Rick Grimes, Danai Gurira as Michonne, Cailey Fleming as Judith, Anthony Azor as RJ - The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live _ Season 1, Episode 6 - Photo Credit: Gene Page/AMC /

The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live spinoff continued the epic love of Rick and Michonne and would showcase their long-awaited reunion. It was a powerful six-part series that chronicled their journeys as they both fought impossible odds to find one another.

The series was action-packed and concluded with Rick and Michonne reunited with their children. The purpose of this series was to bring closure to this part of their story, but only time will tell if Rick and Michonne return to The Walking Dead in another storyline.


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