Scott Wilson has died at the age of 78.
News of Wilson's passing comes just hours after it was announced that he will appear in Walking Dead's upcoming ninth season, reprising his role as Hershel. It was revealed over the weekend at NYCC that Wilson would reprise his role as Hershel Greene in season nine, though it is not clear how many episodes he will appear in.
There were rumors that Wilson might be returning to The Walking Dead in some form in Season 9, but the details had not been released.
The folks at ComicBook.com are bringing us some very tragic news tonight, as The Walking Dead star Scott Wilson has passed away at the age of 76.
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Wilson was born in Atlanta in on March 29, 1942. His other films include 1976's "The Great Gatsby", "The Right Stuff", and "Dead Man Walking". So subtle, so real, I never saw him make a false move - EVER.
Lincoln gave the audience some insight into his final day on set: "My last day was awesome, but on the way to it being a very moving farewell, I pulled down the set on top of the A-cameraman, Deke". He said in a interview with the Los Angeles Times in 1996 that "every actor in the English-speaking world wanted those two roles, including Newman and McQueen". He was 76 years old and had been battling cancer.
Members of "The Walking Dead" cast shared their condolences.
"I loved him", said longtime friend and activist Arlin Miller.
Wilson is survived by his wife, Heavenly.