Thomas Walker
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Status: Deceased
Date of death: December 18, 2011
Nationality: Flag of the United States American
Affiliation: US Marine Corps logo USMC
Profession: US Marine Corps Corporal Corporal, USMC
Marital status: Married
Spouse(s): Helen Walker
Children: Lucas Walker
Played by: Chris Chalk
Seasons: 1, 3
First episode: "Pilot"
Last episode: "One Last Thing" (hallucination)

Corporal Thomas Patrick Walker (d. December 18, 2011) was a scout sniper in the United States Marine Corps who was captured along with his partner, Sgt. Nick Brody. According to Brody, Walker was killed during their captivity, but it was later revealed that Brody was tricked.

Walker returned to the United States with a mission from Nazir. After carrying out the mission, Walker was killed by Brody.


Military service

At some point in, or before 2003, Tom Walker joined the United States Marine Corps.


Tom was the partner of the Marine Scout Sniper Sergeant Nick Brody. In early 2003, they were captured in Iraq near the Syrian border.

After Nick was rescued eight years later, he stated that Tom was beaten to death during their captivity. Nick also claimed that he didn't actually witness his death, but Nick had memories of being forced to beat Tom himself as Abu Nazir watched. (Pilot)



Tom Walker

Walker after returning to America.

Some time after his capture, Tom returned to America, working for Abu Nazir. A turned POW, when it was first presumed to be Nick. (The Weekend)

Mission Accomplished

Walker managed to carry out his mission and assassinated Elizabeth Gaines with a sniper rifle, causing the many important individuals to take shelter, including Vice President William Walden and Nick Brody.

Nick Brody was to then kill himself and the others locked safely in the shelter and attempted to do so, but the triggering mechanism had an error. Brody repaired the bomb and was due to fulfill his mission, but after receiving a call from his daughter, he cancelled the plan. (Marine One)


Brody kills Walker

Walker shortly after his death.

After the failed assassination, Brody confronted Walker in a dark tunnel at night. Walker had been on a call with Nazir and was told to give the phone to Brody. Under order from Nazir, Brody killed Walker to prove his continuing loyalty. (Marine One)


During his career as a Congressman, Nick Brody mentioned killing Walker. (The Smile)

Marines that previously had served with Walker became suspicious of the events of his death, including Captain Mike Faber and Lauder Wakefield. They were wondering how in his entire career, Walker never missed a single shot and suddenly missed three.

Mike had asked Brody to investigate Walker's death using Congressional power to help get the job done, but when Brody turned up with no new information, Lauder was angry. Brody replied to Lauder, stating that Walker stopped being a Marine as soon as he turned traitor. (Beirut is Back)

Personal life and relationships

Tom had been married to Helen Walker, with whom he had a son, Lucas.

Behind the Scenes


Season 1
Pilot Grace "Clean Skin" "Semper I" "Blind Spot"
The Good Soldier "The Weekend" Achilles Heel Crossfire "Representative Brody"
"The Vest" Marine One
Season 3
"Tin Man Is Down" "Uh... Oh... Ah..." "Tower of David" "Game On" "The Yoga Play"
"Still Positive" "Gerontion" "A Red Wheelbarrow" One Last Thing "Good Night"
"Big Man in Tehran" "The Star"