In some extremely sad news, Scott Wilson has passed away at the age of 76.
The official Walking Dead Twitter account confirmed this most tragic of news:
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 AMC (@WalkingDead_AMC) October 7, 2018
Wilson will be best known to genre fans for his portrayal of Hershel Greene in The Walking Dead, becoming one of the show’s most beloved characters in his three-season, thirty-episode run. The charming actor’s other credits include the likes of The Great Gatsby, Young Guns II, The Exorcist III, CSI, and Damien in a career that spanned six decades.
A warm, friendly, and hugely talented man, Scott will be missed by many.
The thoughts of all here at STARBURST go out to the family, friends, and fans of Scott Wilson. Rest in peace, sir.