• Lauren Ridloff Joins The Walking Dead Season 9 as Connie

    1 month ago - By Super Hero Hype

    Lauren Ridloff joins The Walking Dead season 9 as Connie Lauren Ridloff, the 2018 Tony-nominated deaf actress who was recognized in the Best Performance by an Actress in Leading Role in a Play...
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  • ‘Walking Dead' Star Michael Cudlitz to Return for Season 9 - as a Director

    ‘Walking Dead' Star Michael Cudlitz to Return for Season 9 - as a Director

    1 month ago - By The Wrap

    “The Walking Dead” star Michael Cudlitz is returning to the AMC zombie apocalypse series to direct Season 9's seventh episode, a person with knowledge of production tells TheWrap .
    Cudlitz formerly played the show's Abraham Ford character, who was killed by Negan in the Season 7 premiere, right before the Lucille-wielding villain also offed Glenn .
    The fan-favorite Cudlitz will be the first “Walking Dead” star to direct an episode of the series. “Fear the Walking Dead” star Colman Domingo directed the spinoff's upcoming 12th episode of Season 4 .
    After playing Abraham for three seasons on...
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  • ‘The Walking Dead' Sets Lauren Ridloff As Show's First Deaf Character

    1 month ago - By Deadline

    The Walking Dead has added Tony-nominated actress Lauren Ridloff to the roster of AMC 's ninth season of the zombie-fighting drama. Ridloff will be the series' first deaf actress and will play Connie.
    Ridloff, who is deaf herself, recently appeared on Broadway in Children of a Lesser God , for which she received the aforementioned Tony nod. Her character will appear in multiple episodes and she communicates via American Sign Language. Connie appeared in The Walking...
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  • ‘The Walking Dead' Star Michael Cudlitz Will Return for Season 9 - as a Director

    1 month ago - By The Wrap

    “The Walking Dead” star Michael Cudlitz is returning to the AMC zombie apocalypse series to direct Season 9's seventh episode, a person with knowledge of production told TheWrap .
    Cudlitz formerly played the show's Abraham Ford character, who was killed by Negan in the Season 7 premiere, right before the Lucille-wielding villain also offed Glenn .
    Though Cudlitz will be the first “Walking Dead” star to direct an episode of the series, “Fear the Walking Dead” star Colman Domingo directed the spinoff's upcoming Season 4, Episode 12 .
    After playing Abraham for three seasons on the AMC drama...
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  • Lauren Ridloff Joins The Walking Dead Season 9 as Connie

    Lauren Ridloff Joins The Walking Dead Season 9 as Connie

    1 month ago - By Coming Soon

    Lauren Ridloff joins The Walking Dead season 9 as Connie
    Lauren Ridloff, the 2018 Tony-nominated deaf actress who was recognized in the Best Performance by an Actress in Leading Role in a Play category for Children of a Lesser God , has been cast in the ninth season of The Walking Dead , EW has confirmed.
    Ridloff will play the character of Connie in a multi-episode arc. She is described as a seasoned survivor deft at using her senses to read people, situations, and trouble. Her character uses American Sign Language to communicate. Connie does appear in the comics as part of a new group of...
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  • Broadway Actress Lauren Ridloff Cast in ‘The Walking Dead' Season 9

    1 month ago - By The Wrap

    Broadway actress Lauren Ridloff has been cast in Season 9 of “The Walking Dead” for a multiple-episode arc, TheWrap has confirmed.
    Ridloff is the first deaf actress to be featured on the long-standing zombie drama, and she will play Connie, a character who is also deaf and uses American Sign Language to communicate. Connie is a character who first appears in Issue 127 of the comics on which the show is based, part of a small survival group that shows up after the time jump , led by a woman named Magna - though in the comics, Connie is not deaf. Connie is still alive in the comics.
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