Norman Reedus is one of the stars of The Walking Dead. Reedus plays the fan-favorite character Daryl Dixon. The hit AMC series is based on a graphic novel series by the same name. Norman Reedus auditioned for the role of Merle Dixon, and although he was not cast as the recurring character, The Walking Dead writers and producers were so impressed with his talent that the character of Daryl was created specifically for him.

In addition to being an actor in both television and the movies, Reedus has also been employed as a male model and is an artist. The 46-year-old actor is not married and has one child, a son named Mingus Reedus, after one of the actor’s favorite jazz musicians.