Actor Scott Wilson, who played Hershel Greene on the AMC series 'The Walking Dead', has died. His passing was first reported on Saturday, October 6, 2018.
Though a cause of death was not immediately released, it now appears that Wilson died from complications from leukemia.
Wilson’s Hershel debuted on ‘The Walking Dead’ during Season Two and appeared in 30 episodes, into Season Four.
Wilson had been active on the convention circuit and was even slated to appear at Walker Stalker Con in Atlanta later this month. At New York Comic Con’s ‘Walking Dead’ panel, it was announced that Wilson would return during the ninth season. It is now unclear whether or not he had already filmed his scenes.
Other than ‘The Walking Dead’, Wilson is best known for appearing in the 1980 psychological horror movie ‘The Ninth Configuration’. He also appeared in such classics as ‘In the Heat of the Night’, ‘In Cold Blood’, ‘The Great Gatsby’, ‘The Right Stuff’, ‘Twilight Zone: The Movie’, ‘Dead Man Walking’, ‘Pearl Harbor’, and many more. Prior to ‘The Walking Dead’, Wilson appeared on ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigations’ for several years. And afterward, he appeared on ‘Bosch’, ‘Damien’ and ‘The OA’. He also reprised the role of Hershel on the ‘Robot Chicken: Walking Dead Special’.