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Joanna Cruz is a minor character in the first season. She is portrayed by Andrea Savo.


Nothing is known about Joanna before the apocalypse.


Joanna had a husband and a daughter. Her daughter has her ninth birthday party on the day of the events shown in "So Close, Yet So Far".

Season 1[]

"So Close, Yet So Far"[]

Joanna and her family

Joanna and her family are seen on the front lawn of their house after the Clark family get back from the Sale house where they've left Matt. Joanna calls across and invites them all to her daughter's birthday party.

That night Alicia sees Peter Dawson attacking her after he became Infected. Alicia tries to go and help but Madison stops her. Joanna appears to get away but Alicia and Madison can still hear her screams. Its most likely that she was bitten and turned.

"The Dog"[]

The Cruz family dog flees to the Clark house, covered with blood, which had possibly come from one of the Cruz members. After the national guard run through the neighborhood, they clean up the infected and their bodies. Madison goes towards Joanna's house, and spots blood splattered on the deflated birthday decoration, where Joanna was attacked by Peter Dawson. Its assumed after she reanimated, The Militia Shot Her after The Army went through the neighborhood.


Season 1 appearances
Pilot So Close, Yet So Far The Dog Not Fade Away Cobalt The Good Man

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