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Lauren Cohan gives Comic Con reveal to ‘Walking Dead’ return

Actress Lauren Cohan participates in the “Whiskey Cavalier” panel Feb. 5, 2019, during the ABC presentation at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour at the Langham Huntington in Pasadena, Calif. Cohan walked away from “The Walking Dead.” Now she’s headed back. At the end of the Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, New York Comic Con panel for the apocalyptic AMC zombie series that has spawned its own universe, a masked cast member stood and revealed herself to be Cohan, whose return was subsequently announced. (Willy Sanjuan / Invision/Associated Press)
Actress Lauren Cohan participates in the “Whiskey Cavalier” panel Feb. 5, 2019, during the ABC presentation at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour at the Langham Huntington in Pasadena, Calif. Cohan walked away from “The Walking Dead.” Now she’s headed back. At the end of the Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, New York Comic Con panel for the apocalyptic AMC zombie series that has spawned its own universe, a masked cast member stood and revealed herself to be Cohan, whose return was subsequently announced. (Willy Sanjuan / Invision/Associated Press)
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NEW YORK – Lauren Cohan walked away from “The Walking Dead.” Now she’s headed back.

At the end of Saturday’s New York Comic Con panel for the apocalyptic AMC zombie series that has spawned its own universe, a masked cast member stood and revealed herself to be Cohan, whose return was subsequently announced.

AMC also announced an 11th season of the series, whose 10th starts Sunday night.

Cohan, who played Maggie Greene on the show starting in season two, left as a full-time cast member to pursue other projects after the eighth season then made a few guest appearances in the ninth.

The 37-year-old actress has since appeared in the short-lived ABC series “Whiskey Cavalier” and the Mark Wahlberg film “Mile 22.”

It’s not clear when or how Cohan’s character will return.

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