Local woman becomes star on 'Walking Dead'

Amber Dawn Fox (Facebook photo)

CHOCOWINITY, Beaufort County - Amber Dawn Fox is a busy woman. She's a full-time mom and up-and-coming actress.

"I have a 13-year-old, a 10-year-old and a 6-year-old," Fox said.

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She's also an actress. She's had many roles but one of her biggest was on Season 5 of "The Walking Dead" and has been acting since 2009. as an up-and-coming actress, living in a small town like Chocowinity, it has its challenges.

"I didn't know I wanted to be an actress," Fox said. "I was actually an accountant for a while." But Fox is looking forward to one upcoming business trip in particular ... San Diego Comic Con. It's the Super Bowl of super heroes, movies, TV and many other things. She will be there signing autographs July 20-21. She may be away from home sometimes, but the support from her family makes it easy for her to keep doing her thing. "I do a lot of traveling, I have to travel," Fox said. "It's not like I can just ride to the end of the road to go to work. "Just keep filming more and more. I love it so it's not work for me. I enjoy it."

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