Steven Yeun, who plays Glenn Rhee on "The Walking Dead," has said that the zombie apocalypse had made his character into someone that is reaching his true potential.

Clearly, Glenn is no longer the pizza delivery boy that first appeared on the show's Season 1 Episode 2 titled "Guts."  He is now a husband to Maggie (Lauren Cohan) and has already established himself as a trustworthy and loyal member of Rick's (Andrew Lincoln) group. The 30-year-old Korean American actor recently sat down with Entertainment Weekly and talked about how exactly he thinks Glenn has evolved since the first season of the hit AMC zombie drama.

"We first met him as the plucky kid who's kind of down to do anything but wasn't really watching out for himself," said Yeun. "We found him take value in himself. We found him grow into himself. I think this apocalypse had made him into someone that is reaching his true potential, whereas society might not have let him get there. He's really getting to know what he's made of. He's proved his worth quite a bit."

He continued: "At this point we also see him very hardened. Even though he does seek humanity, he does seek hopefulness, there is a semblance of understanding the world that he lives in, which is very brutal and I think it's this struggle that he kind of wars with in his own mind which is, which way do you go?"

"And I think he's still growing in that respect," he added. "But he's definitely probably the man he never dreamed he could be at this point."

Meanwhile, since the first trailer for Season 5 was released at San Diego Comic-Con in July, fans have speculated that Glenn may face his horrendous death in the upcoming installment.

In the comics, Glenn is beaten to death with a barbed-wired baseball bat, while his allies are left with choice but to helplessly watch their friend's demise as they are all tied up, The Wrap reported.

When E! News asked Yeun to comment on the rumors, the "I Origins" star took a deep breath before answering.

"Ugh, I mean," he paused. "Sometimes it's rough, I mean sometimes it's awesome. We will see what happens, yeah."

"The Walking Dead" Season 5 premieres on Oct. 12 at 9:00 p.m. ET on AMC.