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!!Members of the [[AdaptationNameChange Chambler family]] from the [[LiveActionAdaptation television show]] ''Series/TheWalkingDead'':

!!Due to the AnyoneCanDie nature of the show and quickly moving plots, only spoilers from the current/most recent season will be spoiled out to prevent entire pages of whited out text. These spoiler tags will be removed upon the debut of the following season, and the character bios will be updated then as well. Additionally, character portraits will be updated each half-season with the release of an official, complete set from AMC. If you have not seen the first seven seasons read at your own risk!

[[folder:In General]]

A Family whom The Governor encountered in the time between the Season 3 finale up to the first half of Season 4.
* AdaptationNameChange: Their (sur)name is Chalmers in the comics, not Chambler.
* TheHecateSisters: Tara is a DeadpanSnarker, making her the crone, Lily is literally the mother/matron, and Meghan is the maiden, being the young carefree girl.
* RelatedInTheAdaptation: Technically to Meghan since the TV's version of April is [[CompositeCharacter fused]] with Meghan's mother, Lily Caul.
* SiblingYinYang: Tara curses and snarks a lot more, along with being more distrustful and less polite, while Lily was politer, more trusting, and less snarky.
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: Tara is a cop-in-training {{Tomboy}} before the ZombieApocalypse, while Lily is the more feminine a former nurse.

!!Tara Chambler
[[caption-width-right:300:''"I know it sucks and it's scary, but it's time to be brave."'']]
->'''Portrayed by:''' Alanna Masterson

-->''"We're friends. We have each other's backs. That's it. That's how it works."''

Tara was attending the Atlanta Police Academy before the ZombieApocalypse began, but was picked up by her father and sister before Atlanta fell to the walkers. After meeting the Governor and losing her family to his actions, Tara assisted Glenn in his quest to reunite with Maggie to atone for her role in the assault on the prison. After the survivors of the prison are reunited and liberated from Terminus, she remains with the group and develops close friendships with Glenn, Maggie, Rosita, and Eugene.

After the group reaches the Alexandria Safe-Zone, she is assigned a job as a supply runner for the community. During a disastrous run, Tara suffered a head wound and was knocked unconscious. She was brought back to Alexandria by Eugene and remained comatose for several days before waking up. She finds love with the town's new doctor Denise, but left for a lengthy supply run with Heath towards the end of Season 6, unaware that Denise had been murdered by the Saviors in her absence. Tara encountered the Oceanside Community, a group of women who survived a Savior genocide, and narrowly escaped thanks to Cynthia's kindly aid. Tara ended up having to renege on her promise of keeping Oceanside's location a secret, however, and led Alexandria back to raid its' firearms when war with the Saviors loomed. Though Tara was initially lambasted by Oceanside for her betrayal, they were able to work out a peace partially thanks to Tara's willingness to die for the cause.
* ActionGirl: By Season 5, she's able to stand alongside the likes of Michonne, Sasha, and Rosita. Her shooting abilities are also shown to have greatly improved and she delivers a BoomHeadshot to over a dozen walkers when Spencer tries and fails to climb across Alexandria's walls.
* AdaptationalAttractiveness: Possibly. While her comic/novel counterpart is described as overweight, it isn't specifically stated if she's a BigBeautifulWoman or not.
* AdaptationalBadass: Downplayed, if not subverted, at least at first. She becomes much more competent after a few appearances and quickly overtakes her novel counterpart.
* AdaptationalCurves: Her comic/novel counterpart is described as overweight, which this Tara is obviously not. Thanks to her actress' pregnancy, she does put on a few pounds after arriving in Alexandria, but she's still not overweight.
* AdaptationalSexuality: She is a lesbian, while her comic/novel counterpart was straight.
* ADayInTheLimelight: She is the main protagonist of "Swear".
* {{Adorkable}}: {{Squee}}s over finding a yo-yo in a backpack in episode 5x07. Even funnier since the show made it out to be a dramatic reveal. She also has a few moments in "Swear", such as awkwardly attempting to talk her way out of being held at gunpoint, and walking back to Alexandria wearing a pair of goofy pink shades.
* AloofDarkHairedGirl: She is very antisocial and wary of other people aside from her family. This changes after joining Rick's group, and Tara actually becomes one of the more outgoing and friendly members once she gets to know everyone.
* AscendedExtra: In the comics, Tara was a minor character whom the Governor encountered before going to Woodbury. In the show, she has a slightly altered characterization and is becoming a main character.
* TheAtoner: She says outright that she deserves to die for her part in the destruction of the prison and agrees to help Glenn find Maggie in an attempt to make amends. In reality, Tara spent the entire battle hiding and had nothing to do with any of the deaths.
* BadassLesbian: Well, the badass part came eventually.
* ButchLesbian: Of the small and wiry variety. Thanks to her actress' pregnancy, however, she's understandably not quite as small and wiry as she previously was in Season 6.
* CartwrightCurse: After Alisha is killed in the prison battle, two seasons later, her new girlfriend Denise is killed not long into their relationship as well.
* CharacterTic: A fist bump to show that she is cool with someone. So far she has done it with The Governor, Rick, Eugene, and Cyndie.
* CoolAunt: To Meghan.
* CovertPervert: Abraham mentions having caught her staring down Rosita's shirt, and Tara later takes a peek at Abraham and Rosita having sex after having caught Eugene doing the same.
* DeadpanSnarker: She snarks quite a bit, but it's pretty obvious she is doing so to cover for being nowhere near as confident as she appears. After her HeelFaceTurn, she's no longer trying to appear confident and is making herself genuinely useful, while still retaining a nice bit of genuine snark for the right occasion.
-->'''Tara:''' (''after the groups bus crashes and catches fire'') Maybe we could find some bikes. Bikes don't burn.
* EasilyForgiven: Maggie forgives her for being part of The Governor's forces that attacked the prison, which ultimately led to Hershel's death. Of course, Tara didn't fire a single shot and quickly dropped her gun in favor of hiding upon her HeelRealization.
* FanservicePack: The {{Expository Hairstyle Change}}s in Season 5 have been good for her.
* FauxActionGirl: Compare her to Alisha. At least, until "Inmates" where, after getting some pep talk from Glenn, she joins him in killing some Walkers effectively. Her apparent lack of effectiveness appears to be due to [[HeelRealization understanding what the Governor is]] rather than actual ineffectiveness, as a result.
* FlippingTheBird: First towards Rick in "Heads Up" after he chews her out for risking her life to save [[TooDumbToLive Spencer]] and in "Swear", after CreepyChild Rachel spits at her. She repeats the latter upon the second time she departs from Oceanside.
* GenreBlindness: Despite being almost two years into the apocalypse, she still hadn't figured out to kill walkers by shooting them in the head. Somewhat justified by the fact she would have been [[DamnYouMuscleMemory taught to aim]] for center mass at the Police Academy and hasn't encountered that many walkers.
* HaveIMentionedIAmGay: In the initial absence of any other lesbian/bisexual women characters, Tara's sexuality is established through conversations with her sister about how she'll never meet a nice girl now that the world's ended. Once Alisha and Denise are introduced the writers stopped doing this, though.
* HeelRealization: When Rick makes an impassioned argument for peace and forgiveness, Tara quickly realizes that the Governor has been lying about the supposed 'killers' in the prison. It really hits home when he beheads Hershel.
* IncompatibleOrientation: With Eugene, who was interested in her. The two of them still become friends. Abraham also amusedly notes her interest in Rosita, who Tara also grows quite close to.
* LadySwearsALot: Is rather prone to cursing, at least early on.
* LesbianCop: Well, cop in training, but the trope still applies.
* LovableCoward: Spends most of the prison battle cowering behind a tank. Then again, at least a small part of that is out of reluctance as she seemed to favor the peaceful solution and is shocked when the Governor kills Hershel.
* MookFaceTurn: Teams up with Glenn post-prison battle.
* MythologyGag: According to Wiki/TheOtherWiki and WordOfGod, the casting call name for her character was Melody. In the novel, Tara Chalmers is a musician before the outbreak.
* TheNotLoveInterest: To Eugene, who would do pretty much anything for Tara, while she constantly works to make sure that he can pull his own weight within the group.
* NotQuiteDead: She is knocked out by an explosion in "Spend" and presumed dead. Luckily for her, Eugene TookALevelInBadass in the same episode. He subsequently rescues her and takes her back to Alexandria, where she is patched up and recovers after a short coma.
* OddFriendship: With Eugene. She still defends him even after he reveals that he was lying about the cure and the two of them are shown playing cards on the way to Alexandria.
* OfficialCouple: With Denise as of "The Next World". It doesn't last too long, as Denise dies before the end of the season.
* OutOfFocus: After joining the group and moving past her minor character arc of feeling guilty over her involvement in the prison attack, Tara does not do much in Season 5 beyond providing light comic relief and sharing a few scenes with Eugene. Then she falls into a coma after a head injury for several episodes toward the end of the season and only wakes up at the end of the finale. {{Averted}} in the first half of Season 6, where she forges a friendship/potential romance with Dr. Denise and appears in more episodes than Daryl. She goes out of focus again in the latter half of the season, when her actress' pregnancy causes her to be PutOnABus. Zig-zagged in Season 7; despite not appearing until episode six, she is also PromotedToOpeningTitles, said episode is ADayInTheLimelight focusing almost entirely on her character, and she becomes one of the group's primary fighters in the second half of the season and in Season 8.
* PluckyComicRelief: Becomes this after joining the group, though subverted as of Season 8, when she [[TookALevelInJerkass takes a level in jerkass.]]
* PromotionToOpeningTitles: Added to the opening credits in Season 7.
* PutOnABus: At the end of "Not Tomorrow Yet", she leaves with Heath for a lengthy supply run and doesn't return before the end of the season. She finally reappears in the sixth episode of Season 7 and makes it back to Alexandria at the end of the episode.
* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: After seeing Hershel get killed, she decided that she doesn't want to take part in the prison takeover. After a few close ricochets and a grenade too close for comfort, she literally just wanders off away from the direction of the fighting.
* SecretKeeper: Agrees to keep the existence of Oceanside a secret to honor Cyndie's wishes.
* ShellShockedVeteran: Glenn finds her caged in at the prison holding a loaded pistol, staring into the distance.
* ShipTease: With Denise in Season 6. They share a kiss in "Now", and became an OfficialCouple in the episode "The Next World".
* SoleSurvivor: As of "Inmates", she is the last surviving member of the Governor's second group and of the Chambler family.
* TokenGoodTeammate: Of the Governor's militia in "Too Far Gone". She is the only one who seems to favor a peaceful solution, judging from her shocked reaction when the Governor kills Hershel and her unsure expression during Rick's speech. She is also the only one who doesn't open fire on the prison survivors, though it's unclear how much of that is reluctance and how much just fear.
* TokenMinority: She is the first openly gay character introduced on the show until Aaron and his boyfriend Eric make their debut in Season 5.
* TookALevelInBadass: After getting over her HeroicBSOD, she appears much more competent in "Inmates" than her previous appearances, taking out several walkers singlehandedly after Glenn collapses. Previously, she was insecure and purposefully projected a 'badass' image, but since her HeelFaceTurn she's dropped the act and focused on being efficient and brave. It's worked well for her and she's become the formidable young woman she was pretending to be.
** In "Remember", she doesn't hesitate to stand up to Aiden and Nicholas when they attempt to carelessly string up a walker during their scouting patrol. Unlike Deanna's sons and the people of Alexandria, Tara has been living outside the walls for over two years and is well aware of the dangers that come with underestimating walkers and other people. Along with Glenn and Noah, she storms back to the community gates and refuses to work with them again.
* TookALevelInJerkass: [[spoiler:In Season 8, she is a lot more ruthless and less prone to giving mercy than before, and is entirely comfortable with killing every Savior she comes across. Later, she teams up with Daryl and they callously risk the lives of innocent people by driving a truck into the Sanctuary, flooding it with walkers and allowing its denizens to be eaten. While her thirst for vengeance is justified given the deaths of several friends and loved ones, it's enough to put her at odds with Rosita, recently coming down from her own increased jerkass levels. In "Dead or Alive Or", she outright tries to murder Dwight (who killed her girlfriend), though she does cool down a bit after he pulls a HeroicSacrifice by diverting a group of Saviors from their path. After Dwight saves her life in "Do Not Send Us Astray", Tara admits to Daryl that while she may not ever forgive Dwight for what he has done, she's made peace with her grudge against him and fully trusts him to be on their side.]]
* YoungerAndHipper: She is the older sister of April Chalmers in the comics.
* WeaponOfChoice: Refers to herself as a "Smith & Wesson kinda girl", and indeed her two most prominent sidearms so far have been made by Smith & Wesson.

!!Lilly Chambler
->'''Portrayed by:''' Audrey Marie Anderson

Lilly is an oncology nurse living with her daughter Megan, sister Tara, and father David in his apartment in rural Georgia. They take in the Governor after the fall of Woodbury, having no clue about his dark past, and Lily begins a relationship with him.
* AdaptationalBadass: ZigZagged. While she's an ActionSurvivor, [[CompositeCharacter her three comic counterparts]] are vastly different characters; April Chalmers is a non-fighter, while Lily Caul is a competent ex-military. Lillian Chalmers is a PosthumousCharacter.
* AdaptationDyeJob: ZigZagged. April Chalmers is blonde, but [[CompositeCharacter her other counterpart]] and namesake, Lily Caul, is also a brunette.
* AloofDarkHairedGirl: While not antisocial like her sister, Lilly is more composed but still quite snarky.
* ChekhovsGunman: It is she who kills the Governor.
* CompositeCharacter: Combines some elements of Lily Caul and April Chalmers from the comic/novel continuity. According to [[TheWikiRule The Walking Dead Wiki]], she's also Lillian Chalmers' (April and Tara's mother in the novel) counterpart, hence the extra '''L''' in Lil'''l'''y.
* DeadGuyJunior: The Chalmers matriarch in the novel is named Lillian according to [[TheWikiRule The Walking Dead Wiki]]. Since her Chalmers counterpart is actually April [[CompositeCharacter and not]] Lily ''Caul'', this probably just falls into FridgeBrilliance in the writers/showrunners' behalf.
* DeathByAdaptation: As of "Inmates". In the source material, April Chalmers survives the book in which she appears and Lily Caul ultimately survives taking shelter in the prison after killing the Governor to avoid the incoming herd of Walkers, becoming the new leader of Woodbury. The television show's CompositeCharacter of the two is instead devoured by that herd after shooting the Governor.
* DevouredByTheHorde: According to Tara, she allowed a swarm to devour her.
* KilledOffScreen: Torn apart by walkers in the prison's field, according to Tara.
* LoveInterest: To the Governor.
* MyGreatestFailure: Following the Governor is what ultimately leads to her daughter's death, and her own death according to her sister.
* TheMedic: She puts her medical experience to good use taking care of her father, who is in the late stages of lung cancer. She also patches up The Governor's injuries after he retrieves two oxygen tanks from a nursing home.
* SparedByTheAdaptation: Her most minor counterpart, Lillian Chalmers, is a PosthumousCharacter. She dies in the mid-Season 4 finale. Ironically, two of her prominent counterparts [[DeathByAdaptation lived in the comics/novel continuity]].

!!Meghan Chambler
->'''Portrayed by:''' Meyrick Murphy

Meghan is Lilly's daughter. She rarely speaks due to her father abandoning her several years before the series and the ZombieApocalypse.
* AgeLift: She's around 8-10 years old. In the comic, Lily Caul's child is stillborn. Inverted with [[CompositeCharacter her other comic counterpart]], who was in her twenties.
* AdaptationDyeJob: One of her comic counterparts and namesake is a redhead while she's blond. The other is stillborn so...
* AdaptationNameChange: Her ([[CompositeCharacter other]]) comic counterpart's name is Megan, not Meg'''h'''an.
* BoomHeadshot: Courtesy of the Governor to prevent her from reanimating.
* CompositeCharacter: She is mainly Lily Caul's [[SparedByTheAdaptation stillborn child]], but she takes [[InNameOnly the name]] of the same character's best friend, Megan Lafferty ([[AdaptationNameChange with a slight change]]).
* DamselInDistress: She always gets in trouble everytime she's on screen and was always required to be rescued.
* DisappearedDad: Went out one night to get beer and lottery ticket, but never came back and this was ''before'' the apocalypse.
* KillTheCutie: The sweet little girl who was playing in the mud without a care in the world dies a horrible death.
* TheLoad: Has no training whatsoever to survive in the apocalypse and needs constant protection.
* MercyKill: The Governor shoots her in the head after she gets bitten and dies.
* TheQuietOne: Even after the Governor brings her out of her shell she rarely talks.
* ReplacementGoldfish: Becomes a [[LikeADaughterToMe surrogate daughter]] to the Governor.
* ShootTheDog: At the receiving end of this. [[BoomHeadshot Literally]].
* ShrinkingViolet: Due to the zombie apocalypse.
* SparedByTheAdaptation: [[CompositeCharacter Both]] of her comic counterparts are {{Posthumous Character}}s; Lily Caul's child (her main counterpart) is stillborn, while Megan Lafferty committed suicide [[GoMadFromTheRevelation upon discovering The Governor's walker heads collection]] in the prequel novel.
* TagalongKid: No combat skills and is completely helpless.
* TooDumbToLive: Though it is also the fault of both the Governor and Lilly for not teaching her to defend herself from walkers.
* ZombieInfectee: Bitten when playing in the mud close to a river. There was a walker buried in the mud.

!!David Chambler
->'''Portrayed by:''' Danny Vinson

David is Lilly and Tara's dad. He is in the late stages of lung cancer when the Governor begins staying with his family.
* AndThenJohnWasAZombie: After he breathes his last breath, David comes back to life a few minutes after and tries to attack Tara. Then The Governor comes right in and bashes his head in to save them.
* BadassGrandpa: Meghan is his grandchild, and he managed to protect his family all the way back to when the dead started rising.
* CoolOldGuy: Prior to turning into a Walker, he's seen playing several games with Meghan to try to cheer her up.
* DeathByIrony: He needed oxygen tanks to help him survive but when he turns the Governor kills him with his oxygen tank.
* HeroOfAnotherStory: He was able to save his entire family right during the ZombieApocalypse outbreak and set up their means of survival up until his illness couldn't let him do so anymore.
* HandicappedBadass: Managed to save his family and protect them from the start of the outbreak even while suffering from lung cancer.
* IllBoy: He has lung cancer.
* TheOneGuy: The only surviving male of his family. [[YourDaysAreNumbered For some time, at least]].
* PapaWolf: He was a fierce defender of his family when he was able-bodied.
* SacrificialLamb: Even when getting more oxygen, it's pretty evident that he's still going to kick the bucket.
* YourHeadASplode: Courtesy of The Governor with an oxygen tank.

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