A First Look at David Morrissey as The Walking Dead’s Governor

The first official photo of David Morrisey as The Governor from season three of AMC’s “The Walking Dead” is now online, courtesy of TV Guide. Check it out below!

The character made his debut in issue 27 of the original Image comic book series. The Governor is the leader of Woodbury, a small settlement of survivors. He becomes the chief antagonist for Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) and his group.

The Governor will appear in the upcoming third season, set for a 16-episode order from AMC, currently filming in Atlanta.

A BAFTA Award nominee, Morrissey has appeared in many acclaimed British series including “State of Play,” “Meadowlands,” “The Deal” and “Blackpool.” Along with his work in television, Morrissey is also known for his leading roles in feature films such as The Reaping, The Other Boleyn Girl, Centurion, The Water Horse, Nowhere Boy and Blitz. He recently wrapped Welcome to the Punch opposite James McAvoy and Mark Strong.

“The Walking Dead” airs Sundays at 9pm on AMC and will premiere its third season this fall.