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The Governor
Phillip Blake

PORTRAYED BY

David Morrissey

FULLNAME

Philip Blake

ALIAS

The Governor
Brian Heriot

ORIGIN

AMC's The Walking Dead: Season 3

OCCUPATION

Governor of Woodbury

POWERS AND SKILLS

High intelligence
Combat prowess
Marksmanship
Leadership
Charisma
Manipulation
Brute strength

HOBBY

Killing Walkers.
Caring for his daughter.
Maintaining his dual personality.
Threatening or harming people

GOALS

Kill Rick Grimes and Michonne (failed).
Kill any intruders on his territory (failed).
Destroy the prison (failed).
Kill all of the prison's inhabitants (failed).
Expand Woodbury and his own rule (failed).
Kill Martinez and Pete and take over the camp (succeeded).
Take over the prison for his own community (failed).

CRIMES

Mass murder
Attempted rape
Mutilation

TYPE OF CHARACTER

Homicidal Tyrant

"In this life now, you kill or you die..... or you die and you kill!"
~ The Governor's most famous quote in the TV series
"Kill Them All"
~ The Governor's last words before getting stabbed by Michonne following a fistfight with Rick and then being shot dead by Lily

The Governor is a fictional character and recurring antagonist of AMC's The Walking Dead series; serving as the main antagonist throughout Season 3 and the first half of Season 4, before reappearing as a posthumous antagonist in the Season 5 mid-premiere episode "What Happened and What's Going On".

History

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