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
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Actor Scott Wlison, a veteran actor with 50 years of credits who most recently appeared in "The Walking Dead," has died, the show said. He was 76. On Saturday, "The Walking Dead" showrunner Angela Kang revealed during the show's New York Comic-Con panel that Wilson was set to reprise his role as Hershel on the new season, Entertainment Tonight reports. No additional details were given at the time. He was also slated to appear at Walker Stalker Con in Atlanta, Georgia, later this month. The cause of death was not released. Members of "The Walking Dead" cast shared their condolences. Born in Atlanta, Wilson's breakout role was in 1967's "The Heat of the Night." The same year, he appeared in "In Cold Bold" as murderer Richard Hickock in the Richard Brooks' film adaptation of the Truman Capote book. The role in "In Cold Blood" earned him the cover of Life magazine. Wilson said he got the coveted role because he resembled Hickock. He said in a interview with … [Read more...] about “The Walking Dead” actor Scott Wilson dies 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
Nobody could have anticipated the phenomenon The Walking Dead would become when it aired its modest six-episode debut back in 2010. Eight years on and it's spawned just as many seasons with a ninth (and counting) to come filled with characters up there in the cultural familiarity stakes alongside those from Game of Thrones, Lost and Breaking Bad. Today (30 May) saw the bombshell news that its lead star Andrew Lincoln will be phased out of the show during the next season. Quite how this will occur remains to be seen, but he'll appear in just six of the run's 16 episodes with Norman Reedus' fan favourite Daryl Dixon promoted to main character duties in his absence. This news is a lot for fans to take in and simply put, should spell the end of the AMC zombie series. Full disclosure: I am a loyal follower of The Walking Dead who has been slightly disconcerted by the series' recent evolution into a punching bag for … [Read more...] about Why Andrew Lincoln’s departure is a death knell for The Walking Dead
FEAR The Walking Dead is a spin-off that is fast becoming a popular show in its own right. Here's everything you need to know about series four and how to watch it in the UK... When does season four of Fear The Walking Dead start? The fourth series of Fear The Walking Dead is set to air on April 23 at 9pm on AMC. Viewers can only access the US channel with BT TV. Season Four premiered in the US on April 15 on AMC. There are a total of 16 episodes in the new series. What channel is Fear The Walking Dead on in the UK? Fear The Walking Dead series four will be available to watch only on BT TV. BT TV customers will find the show on US channel AMC - 381 (HD) and 332 (SD). BT Sport pack customers (with or without broadband) can watch on Sky Guide channel 192. AMC is the home of various US shows such as Preacher, Snatch and Into The Badlands. How can I catch up with previous series of Fear The Walking Dead? Previous series of Fear The Walking Dead are available to watch online with BT Player. … [Read more...] about What channel is Fear The Walking Dead on in the UK, when does season four start and how can I catch up?