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The Shield's Laurie Holden has joined the cast of AMC's apocalyptic zombie drama, The Walking Dead, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Holden will play Andrea, a survivor who falls for a man twice her age.

Holden, 37, is best known for her recurring roles on The Shield and The X-Files. She also appeared in The Majestic, The Mist and Silent Hill.