|Franchise:||The Walking Dead|
|Known relatives:||Kelly (sister; TV Series)|
|1st appearance:||The Walking Dead #127|
"What Comes After" (TV Series)
Connie is a fictional zombie apocalypse survivor and a recurring character featured in the survival horror comic book series The Walking Dead, published by Image Comics and Skybound Entertainment. She was first introduced in issue #127 of the series in May, 2014. The character was added to the Also Starring cast line-up of AMC's The Walking Dead in 2018 where she was played by actress Lauren Ridloff. The character was introduced during a six-year time-jump at the end of episode 9x0, "What Comes After". This version of Connie is the sister of Kelly and is deaf, shown communicating either by sign language or writing notes.
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Connie was part of a group that traveled with Magna around the Washington, D.C. area. She was the girlfriend of another survivalist named Kelly. They came upon Paul Monroe of Hilltop Colony. Paul brought them back to the Alexandria Safe-Zone where they met one of their group leaders, Rick Grimes. Unsure of whom to trust, they met one of Alexandria's prisoners, Negan, who tried to convince Connie and the group that Rick's people were evil. They later cornered Andrea and forced her to reveal more about the nature of their group. Kelly and the others later became part of a militia formed by Rick Grimes designed to combat the impending threat of the Whisperers. Connie was among those who was active during the Whisperer War.
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- The character of Connie was created by writer Robert Kirkman, artist Charlie Adlard, and inker Stefano Gaudiano.
- Connie is notable for being the first deaf character in the Walking Dead universe. Similarly, Connie's actress Lauren Ridloff is the first deaf cast member.
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