Major Dodson (born July 12, 2003) is an American actor known for his roles on The Walking Dead,[4][5] American Horror Story and Left Behind.[6]


Dodson began acting professionally at the age of six, he had many small roles until his first major television appearance on Revolution. His most notable roles are as Corey on American Horror Story[7] and Sam on The Walking Dead[8][9]


Dodson is actively involved in Smiles for the Homeless, a charity his family helped create, that makes care packages for homeless individuals.[10]



2016Proud SoulsJohnny
2015DermaphoriaYoung Eric
2014Left BehindRaymie Steele
2012DepartureYoung BoyShort film
2011Don't Cry DaddyCarolyn's SonShort film
2011Alfred Thinks We're AliensAlfredShort film


YearTV ShowRoleNotes
2015-2016The Walking DeadSam Anderson10 Episodes
2014American Horror StoryCorey Bachman4 Episodes
2013RevolutionDanny Matheson (8 years old)Episode: The Stand
2011Mystery DiagnosisHarryEpisode: Too Young to be Sick
2010Sons of the BrotherhoodTylerEpisode: Tea Time with Olivia

Awards and nominations

2016Young Artist AwardsBest Performance in a TV Series - Recurring Young Actor (13 and Under)[12]The Walking DeadNominated