'The Walking Dead' star Scott Wilson has died aged 76
He was best known for playing Hershel Greene on the show
Veteran actor Scott Wilson has died at the age of 76.
Wilson was best known for playing grizzled farmer Hershel Greene on The Walking Dead.
He first appeared in the show in the season 2 episode ‘Bloodletting’, and was last seen in season 4.
Scott will be remembered as a great actor and an even better person. The character he embodied on The Walking Dead, Hershel, lived at the emotional core of the show. Our hearts go out to his wife, family, friends and to the millions of fans who loved him. pic.twitter.com/cTf4dParo7
— The Walking Dead on AMC (@WalkingDead_AMC) October 7, 2018
Before his death was announced, it was revealed that it was intended for Hershel to return to the show. Wilson also voiced the character in a Robot Chicken spoof of The Walking Dead.
Wilson made his screen debut in the Sidney Poitier classic In The Heat Of The Night, all the way back in 1967. He appeared in over 80s movies and TV shows, including Pearl Harbor, CSI and The Last Samurai.