The Walking Dead actor Scott Wilson dies aged 76

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Scott Wilson at Metro Toronto Convention Centre on September 2, 2016Picture copyright
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Former The Strolling Lifeless actor Scott Wilson has died, in response to American TV community AMC.

The veteran actor performed the character of Hershel Greene on the present from 2011 to 2014.

In a press release, AMC stated that the character he performed “lived on the emotional core of the present”.

Colleagues and followers paid tribute to Wilson, who starred in round 30 episodes of the The Strolling Lifeless in seasons two, three and 4.

Kary Payton, who performs the character of Ezekiel in The Strolling Lifeless, stated: “The primary time I met Scott Wilson, he gave me an enormous hug and stated that this factor I had turn out to be part of… was a household.”

Wilson’s character was killed off in sequence 4 of the present. However lower than an hour earlier than information of his dying was made public, showrunner Angela Kang introduced that the character of Hershel Greene can be making a reappearance throughout the forthcoming season 9.

Chris Hardwick hosts an after present, Speaking Lifeless, on AMC and paid tribute to Wilson in a public Instagram submit.

“I actually will miss him and the light, compassionate eyes that gave Hershel a lot soul,” he wrote. “I’m so unhappy to know that the world is with out him tonight.”

Wilson, who was born in Atlanta, Georgia in america, bought his first main appearing function within the 1967 movie Within the Warmth of the Night time.

His efficiency within the 1974 movie The Nice Gatsby was additionally effectively acquired.

However in recent times, it was Wilson’s portrayal of farm-owner Hershel Greene in The Strolling Lifeless, full with full gray beard and ponytail, that shall be remembered.

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