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The Governor
Phillip Blake

PORTRAYED BY

David Morrissey

FULLNAME

Philip Blake

ALIAS

The Governor
Brian Heriot

ORIGIN

The Walking Dead

OCCUPATION

Leader of Woodbury

POWERS AND SKILLS

Vast High Intelligence
Master of Manipulation and Marksmanship
Complete Leadership and Swordsmanship

HOBBY

Killing countless people and walkers
Presiding Woodbury and maintaining his dual personality

GOALS

To kill Rick Grimes and his prison group
To kill Michonne for fatally stabbing his zombified daughter Penny
(All Failed)

FATE

Mortally stabbed by Michonne and subsequently executed by Lily

TYPE OF CHARACTER

Sociopathic 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 the secondary antagonist in AMC's The Walking Dead series; serving as the main antagonist throughout Season 3 and the first half of Season 4 before reappearing as the posthumous antagonist in the mid-premiere episode of Season 5.

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