Scott Wilson, Covey Alumnus, Dies at 76
Scott was one of our favorite Covey Ambassadors. He will be dearly missed…
Scott Wilson, a veteran actor who played Hershel Greene on the AMC television show “The Walking Dead,” has died, according to a statement from the network.
Wilson was 76.
Wilson, whose acting credits date back to the 1967 movies “In the Heat of the Night” and “In Cold Blood,” played a veterinarian turned farmer in the zombie apocalypse drama series.
He appeared in more than 30 episodes of the popular show from 2011 to 2014 before his character was killed in the fourth season.
Wilson’s character “lived at the emotional core of the show,” the network said in a statement. “Like Scott in our lives, Hershel was a character whose actions continue to inform our characters’ choices to this day. Our hearts go out to his wife, family, friends and to the millions of fans who loved him. Scott will be missed.”