Alexandra Breckenridge Joins The Walking Dead’s Season 5 Cast


Two of the biggest shows on television, “American Horror Story” and “The Walking Dead,” have just bled into one another as a star of the former has joined the cast of the latter. Read on for all the pertinents and such!

THR reports today that Alexandra Breckenridge has joined AMC’s zombie drama, set to recur in Season Five with an option to be promoted to a series regular in Season Six.

While specific details about Breckenridge’s character are being kept under wraps, the casting breakdown described the role of “Samantha” as an attractive, strong, smart, charming and articulate woman with a vulnerable side. She’s a mother with a bohemian spirit and a talented artist.

According to AMC, both the character name and description could simply be a “placeholder,” meaning that Breckenridge may actually be brought to the screen as an entirely different character. It’s worth noting that a character named Samantha doesn’t exist in either the comics or any of The Walking Dead video games.

Alexandra Breckenridge played young Moira in “American Horror Story: Murder House” and Kaylee in “American Horror Story: Coven.”

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