Carlson Young
Season(s) 1, 2
Actor Carlson Young
Gender Female
Hair Dirty Blonde
Age Late teens
Occupation High School Student (Pre-Apocalypse)
Family Brad - Former Boyfriend (Deceased)
First Appearance "Whatever It Takes"
Last Appearance "Moving On"
Death Episode "Moving On"
Cause of Death Bitten by a walker, then shot in the back of the head by Jason West.
Status Dead
Series lifespan "Whatever It Takes" to "Moving On"
Ethnicity Caucasian-American
"This is not okay, we're going to die!"
—Kate to the group.

Kate is a survivor of the outbreak in Infections. She is fearful of the new world, but tries to mask this trait with her popularity among other students.


South Point, Florida



Season 1

"Whatever It Takes"

She is shown freaking out when the group enters.





"School's Out"




Season 2

"Moving On"

While the group is driving, her car swirves off the road. She ends up getting attacked by three walkers and kills two, but the third bites her neck. She is then shot from behind by an unnamed man.

Killed Victims

This list shows the victims Kate has killed:

  • Numerous counts of walkers.


Killed By

Kate is bitten while attacking and killing three walkers. Afterwards, she is shot in the back of the head.



Season 1

Season 2


  • Kate is the first character to die in Season 2.
  • Carlson said in an interview she was originally going to make it to the sanctuary and she was going to die instead of Sarah Nixon.
Infections Characters
Moyer Hotel AbbyJaneSarahMacKenzieMonicaGregMaggiePeteVince
South Point High School KayaMikeSarahKateCaulfieldBradCatDylan
The Sanctuary JakeMarcoEllieCleoDianeMikelJasonChaseSandraDariusHelenaJuanMegEarlTimVictor
Mattson Community DanniJennaMelanieSavannahLizCarlyLucyWesWestonMickWalterVivianHannahFrankSamMartinBenSallyAngieSkylar
Store Survivors Shawn
Slashers AmberQuinNicaMarkPeteDeniseBrendonCarrieJonahGregMarie
Nikki's Group NikkiBenKaylaClaireBrandonKylerRussellGigiTinaJenTomMollyQueenieGusKimMunroeMaxDave
Vox Safe Zone FaithMichelleXiniaJessPaulWendyDecklanFrankieSashaCarsonNadiaParker
The Hunters JoshKylaLexiDrakeLindsayGinaDwayneMarcusHeath
Green = Alive, Blue = Unknown, Red = Dead, Gray = Undead.