Season four lo
Actor Scott Dale
Gender Male
Hair Gray
Age Mid to late 40s
Occupation Unknown
Family Unknown
First Appearance "Claimed"
Last Appearance "Claimed"
Death Episode "Claimed" (Alive and Zombified)
Cause of Death Strangled by Rick Grimes (Alive)
Put down by the Claimers (Zombified)
Status Dead
Ethnicity Caucasian
Lou Death
Lou being strangled to death by Rick
Lou (TV Series) Gallery
Scott Dale Gallery
"Now I think Lou would disagree with you on that. I'll of course have to speak for him and all 'cause your friend here strangled him in a bathroom."
Joe telling Daryl Dixon about Rick Grimes killing Lou[src]

Lou is a survivor of the outbreak and an antagonist in AMC's The Walking Dead. He is a member of the Claimers.


Location Unknown

Nothing is known about Lou's life before or as the outbreak began.


Season 4


Lou is first seen inside the house that Rick Grimes, his son Carl, and Michonne have been staying in with the group he is with. He is encountered by Rick as he tries to find a way out of the house without being seen. As Rick has a close call, he hides in the bathroom whie Lou is sitting on the toilet seat. Rick hits Lou in the stomach with a trophy and then struggles with him as he begins to choke him. Lou tries to reach for a pair of scissors that are lying on a countertop to defend himself, but he ultimately ends up dying. Shortly after, Lou reanimates as a zombie and can be heard attacking the other members of his group who are in the house.


Killed By

Due to Len choking Tony into unconsciousness, Tony was unable to reveal Rick's presence under the bed he was hiding under and Lou ends up being strangled by Rick when he tries to escape the house. He later reanimates and attacks his other group members. After Lou reanimates and attacks the group, he was put down by a member of his group.

Killed Victims

This list shows the victims Lou has killed:

  • Possibly numerous counts of zombies and unnamed people


TV Series

Season 4


  • Lou is the only member of his group who was not credited, the only one to not have any lines, and the only member of the claimers to reanimate.
  • Scott Dale, who portrays Lou, also portrays a National Guardsman in Season 3.