Felecia Wellington Radel Asbury Park Press Published 10:13 AM EDT Oct 7, 2018 Actor Scott Wilson, 76, died Saturday, according to a tribute from Skybound, the entertainment company behind founder Robert Kirkman's "The Walking Dead." Wilson was known for his role as Hershel Greene on "The Walking Dead," in addition to "In The Heat of the Night," "The OA" and Hostiles. Word of Wilson's death came just hours after the series' new showrunner, Angela Kang, at a New York Comic Con panel teased cameo appearances by Wilson, Jon Bernthal and Soneque Martin-Green in the ninth season of the show, which premieres Sunday night on AMC. The upcoming season will be the final one for Andrew Lincoln, who plays the central character, Rick Grimes. Related: Comic-Con: Andrew Lincoln to exit 'Walking Dead' in upcoming Season 9 … [Read more...] about Walking Dead actor Scott Wilson dies at 76
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WALKING Dead star Scott Wilson has died aged 76 following a battle with leukaemia. The Hollywood legend is believed to have passed away peacefully at his Los Angeles home on Saturday, October 6. We take a look at his life and work. Who was Scott Wilson? Scott Wilson was an American actor who worked on both the big and small screen. Wilson was born in the small Southern town Thomasville in the US state of Georgia on March 29, 1942. His movie career launched in 1967 playing characters suspected of murder in his first three films. Having made the move from cinema to television in early 2011, Wilson was cast as veterinarian, Hershel Greene in the second season of The Walking Dead in June 2011. The role earned him positive reviews, including a "cheer" from TV Guide, which wrote that he had contributed "subtle shades of humanity to the character of Hershel Greene. He was famously offered the role while visiting his 97-year-old mother in Georgia. He left the show in 2013 after character was … [Read more...] about Who was Scott Wilson, what else did the Walking dead actor star in and what was the cause of death?
Actor Scott Wilson, who played Hershel Greene on hit zombie drama series The Walking Dead , has died at the age of 76 - just before the ninth series of the show is due to air. The American star appeared in the AMC series from 2011 to 2014, but lost his battle with leukaemia this weekend. The Walking Dead's official Twitter account confirmed the sad news in a statement, telling fans: "We are deeply saddened to report that Scott Wilson, the incredible actor who played Hershel on #TheWalkingDead, has passed away at the age of 76. "Our thoughts are with his family and friends. Rest in paradise, Scott. We love you." Hours before his death was announced, showrunner Angela King had told New York Comic Con that he would make an appearance in the show's upcoming ninth season. Wilson had also appeared in dozens of films including The Great Gatsby and Pearl Harbor, and also had a recurring TV role on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. The star's representative Dominic Mancini told TMZ that he had … [Read more...] about Walking Dead star Scott Wilson dies aged 76 after leukaemia battle
Scott Wilson, an acting veteran of 50 years who was a high-profile member of the cast of "The Walking Dead" between 2010 and 2014, has died. He was 76.His death was announced on Saturday on The Walking Dead official Twitter account. No details were immediately available.Wilson played rural farmer Hershel Greene on the series. He was a regular on "The Walking Dead" from its inception in 2010 through 2014. His character helped the resistance led by star Andrew Lincoln in battling the show's walkers. The character lost a leg in season three and was killed off in season four.News of Wilson's death came shortly after it was announced at "The Walking Dead" panel at New York Comic Con that the Wilson would be among past cast members appearing in the AMC show's ninth season, which debuts Sunday. Wilson had already filmed his scenes."Scott will always be remembered as a great actor and we all feel fortunate to have known him as an even better person," AMC said in a statement."The character he … [Read more...] about Walking Dead actor Scott Wilson dead at 76
Scott Wilson, who famously played Hershel Greene on the AMC series The Walking Dead, has died aged 76 in Los Angeles of complications from leukemia. The Georgia-born actor made his film debut in Norman Jewison's seminal 1967 film In The Heat Of The Night, playing a man suspected of murder. His cause of death was revealed by his representative Dominic Mancini to TMZ, who reported the news this Saturday, saying he died peacefully at home. Departed: Scott Wilson, who famously played Hershel Greene on the ABC series The Walking Dead, has died aged 76 in Los Angeles of complications from leukemia The year he made his film debut, he also starred as real-life murderer Richard Hickock in a movie of Truman Capote's iconic true-crime book In Cold Blood. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Norman Reedus reunites with his fellow Walking Dead cast... Strictly Come Dancing: Kate Silverton sends fans wild as... Share this article Share Wilson was a working across several … [Read more...] about The Walking Dead actor Scott Wilson dies aged 76