|This article is about the TV Series character. You may be looking for his Comic Series counterpart.|
|Age||Mid to Late 50s|
|Occupation||Democratic Ohio U.S. Congressman (Pre-Apocalypse)
Former Leader of the Alexandria Safe-Zone (Post-Apocalyse)
|Family||Regina Monroe - Former Wife (Deceased)|
Aiden Monroe - Son (Deceased)
Spencer Monroe - Son (Deceased)
|Last Appearance||"Start to Finish"|
|Death Episode||"Start to Finish"|
|Cause of Death||Bitten by a walker, later devoured.|
|Series lifespan||"Remember" to "Start to Finish"|
- "You think this is it for me? It's my life, miss Michonne; start to finish, and that's that."
Douglas Monroe is a main character and a survivor of the outbreak who first appears in Season 5 of AMC's The Walking Dead. He is the former leader of the Alexandria Safe-Zone and is the father to Aiden and Spencer. He is also the husband to Regina Monroe.
Being the leader of the Alexandria Safe-Zone, Douglas was respected by many of the residents there and was called a good leader on many different occasions. However, Douglas was very fond of attractive women and placed them in the highest positions in the community. Women who caught his interest, like Sasha, or even Tara, were often targeted by him. Meaning that he followed them around and tried to flirt with them, trying to get them to become his girlfriend, even though he was married to Regina. He considered his marriage to her "political" and they were only still together for his benefit. However, after Regina's death at the hands of Pete Anderson, he regrets these advances deeply, blaming himself for her death and going into a deep state of depression. This depression would later prove to be his fatal undoing.
Despite his advances towards women, Douglas deeply cared for the Alexandria Safe-Zone community and he would do anything to protect it. When Rick accused him of not being a good leader, Douglas told him of the time he murdered his best friend, Alexander Davidson, to protect the community, saying that his actions caused people's deaths and he simply could not allow it to go on. He also threatens to murder Rick when he attacks and assaults Pete Anderson, saying he does not want another Davidson situation. His disgust of Davidson is so great, that the very mention of his name makes him very angry and aggressive, as evidenced when he attacked Heath, after he said Davidson's name. This is also one of the few times Douglas is shown to be angry, as he has a very calm nature and is able to keep his cool in the most extreme situations.
Douglas is also shown to be a very capable leader, putting personal differences aside in the benefit of the community. This is shown when Rick asks him if he knew of Pete's abusive nature, to which he replies he has and the only reason he has not acted against it is because Pete is a doctor and an extremely valuable asset to the community. Though this judgement proved to be a mistake and caused Regina's death and as such, Douglas saw himself not fit to lead anymore, handing the position to Rick.
This list shows the victims Douglas has killed:
- Numerous counts of walkers.
- Douglas is the first congressman encountered in the apocalypse.