Major Dodson

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Major Dodson
BornJuly 8, 2003 (2003-07-08) (age 16)
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
Years active2010–present

Major Dodson (born July 8, 2003) is an American actor known for his roles on The Walking Dead,[1][2] American Horror Story and Left Behind.[3]


Dodson began acting professionally at the age of six, he had many small roles until his first major television appearance on Revolution. His most notable roles are as Corey on American Horror Story[4] and Sam on The Walking Dead.[5][6]


Dodson is actively involved in Smiles for the Homeless, a charity his family helped create, that makes care packages for homeless individuals.[7]



Year Film Role Notes
2016 Proud Souls Johnny
2015 Dermaphoria Young Eric
2014 Left Behind Raymie Steele
2012 Departure Young Boy Short film
2011 Don't Cry Daddy Carolyn's Son Short film
2011 Alfred Thinks We're Aliens Alfred Short film


Year TV Show Role Notes
2015-2016 The Walking Dead Sam Anderson 10 Episodes
2014 American Horror Story Corey Bachman 4 Episodes
2013 Revolution Danny Matheson (8 years old) Episode: The Stand
2011 Mystery Diagnosis Harry Episode: Too Young to be Sick
2010 Sons of the Brotherhood Tyler Episode: Tea Time with Olivia

Video Games[edit]

Year Game Role Notes
2020 "Final Fantasy VII Remake" Cloud Strife (age 14) Appears in Flashbacks

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result
2016 Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a TV Series - Recurring Young Actor (13 and Under)[8] The Walking Dead Nominated


  1. ^ "Meet Major Dodson of The Walking Dead". Retrieved September 16, 2016.
  2. ^ "The Walking Dead Season 6: Major Dodson Talks Sam's Special Relationship With Carol". Retrieved September 16, 2016.
  3. ^ "'Left Behind' Lacks Legitimate Biblical Bite". Retrieved September 16, 2016.
  4. ^ "Major Dodson is a Major Cutie!". Retrieved September 16, 2016.
  5. ^ "'The Walking Dead' Star Major Dodson Reveals Surprising Fact About Andrew Lincoln". Retrieved September 16, 2016.
  6. ^ "Interview: Major Dodson Discusses 'The Walking Dead' And Cookies". Retrieved September 16, 2016.
  7. ^ "Get To Know Major Dodson!". Retrieved September 16, 2016.
  8. ^ "2016 Young Artist Awards » Young Artist Awards". Archived from the original on October 30, 2016. Retrieved November 1, 2016.

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