Beta (The Walking Dead)
Beta is a fictional character in the comic book series The Walking Dead and the television series of the same name. In the comic books, he was a basketball player and an actor, and in the TV series it was revealed in an episode of the companion series, Fear the Walking Dead, that he was also a country musician. He was portrayed by Ryan Hurst in both universes.
About Beta (The Walking Dead) in brief
Beta is a fictional character in the comic book series The Walking Dead and the television series of the same name. In both universes, Beta is the second-in-command of the Whisperers, serving as Alpha’s right-hand man and after her death, becomes de-facto leader. In the comic books, he was a basketball player and an actor, and in the TV series it was revealed in an episode of the companion series, Fear the Walking Dead, that he was also a country musician. He was portrayed by Ryan Hurst in both universes. Beta is a famous celebrity before the apocalypse, and it is later revealed in the main TV series that his stage name was ‘Half Moon’ In the episode ‘The Calm Before’, a group of walkers ambush Daryl, Michonne, Carol and Yumiko during the night; they take them out one by one until a group. of Whisperer surround them. Beta, who managed to find a way out of the elevator shaft, emerges from the trees and orders the group to drop their weapons. He then approaches and growls at Daryl, who is taken by surprise since he thought Beta was dead, and reminds Daryl that all he had to do was hand over Lydia and that this initial deal is now off. In ‘We Are the End of the World’, it is revealed in flashbacks that Beta is unstable and discovered in the past that a branch of a new world has been discovered and is being used to make him stronger. In this episode, he is shown to be the leader of a group called the ‘New World’, which is made up of people from all over the world who live in fear of the end of the world.
It is also revealed that he is also a former country musician who was seen on the cover of an album that was released before the outbreak of the apocalypse. He also appears in the season finale ‘The Storm’, a few months have passed since the great storm that swept at the fair and swept through the entire territory. In it, he meets with Alpha and tells her that it has been a good time for the pack. He is only told by Alpha that she wanted to be left alone so that she can endure her pain by herself; Beta obeys her and leaves her alone. After surviving a great storm, the group proceed to reassemble their camp while Beta privately informs her that she will need to be strong for what comes next. He eventually fights Negan in order to get revenge for Alpha’s death, but is injured after Negan bashes Lucille on his back several times. In a decisive fight, while Beta is fighting against Jesus, Aaron shoots him through the chest. He then blacks out as they pull off his mask and recognize him as afamous celebrity. He later appears for the first time in the episode ‘Guardians’ when he discovers Henry following the Whisperers inorder to save Lydia; he grabs Henry and presents the boy to Alpha.