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  Brett Zimmerman
Brett zimmenman.jpg
Actor Alex Matthews
Gender Male
Hair Brown
Age 28-33
Occupation Security Guard (Pre-Apocalypse)
Family Henry Zimmerman - Brother
First Appearance "Murphy's Law"
Last Appearance "Murphy's Law"
Death Episode "Murphy's Law"
Cause of Death Mentally manipulated by Murphy to shoot himself in the head
Status Dead
Series lifespan "Murphy's Law"
Ethnicity Caucasian-American

Brett Zimmerman is a character featured in "Z Nation", first encountered in Season 1 Episode 12 "Murphy's Law".  


Brett formed a team together with Henry Beale, Janice and Jason. They plan to steal Oxycontin from MESA Pharmaceuticals inc. The plan flaws and Jason is killed.  

Pre-Apocalypse []

Before the apocalypse, Brett worked security as a guard.


A month later after Jason's death, Brett encounters the Westward-Bound Survivor Group on a golf course. Seeing what Murphy is able to do they kidnap him and bring him to MESA. The others of the group are left at the golf course clubhouse, chained to a zombie .

At MESA's facility, Zimmerman wants Murphy to walk through the zombies to let them in. Murphy doesn't want to and Zimmerman pulls a gun on Murphy and forces him to go, but not before Murphy bites him in the arm.

As Murphy figures out that he can control people that he infected, he manipulates Brett to shoot himself in the head.



Killed Victims[]

  • Jason (Indirectly Caused)
  • Numerous counts of zombies and possibly unnamed people


Killed by[]


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