'The Walking Dead' actor Scott Wilson dies at 76

'The Walking Dead' actor Scott Wilson dies at 76

'The Walking Dead' actor Scott Wilson dies at 76

Scott Wilson, an acting veteran of 50 years who was a high-profile member of the cast of "The Walking Dead" between 2011 and 2014, has died after a battle with cancer.

Actor Scott Wilson, known in recent years for his role on the TV series "The Walking Dead", has died at age 76.

Colleagues and fans paid tribute to Wilson, who starred in around 30 episodes of the The Walking Dead in seasons two, three and four.

"We are very excited to bring the show and the mobile game together with the exclusive missions in The Walking Dead: Our World".

"The Walking Dead" Twitter account released a statement saying, "Our thoughts are with his family and friends".

Wilson's first major film credits came in the 1967, as he appeared in both In Cold Blood and In the Heat of the Night.

Express.co.uk has contacted a representative for Scott Wilson for comment.

Titus Welliver, star of the show "Bosch" in which Wilson also appeared tweeted: "Scott Wilson has departed". Rest in paradise, Scott.

TMZ reports Wilson died from complications of leukemia peacefully at his L.A. home.

Wilson had a stellar career across several decades, landing supporting roles such as George Wilson in the 1974 film of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. Wilson portrayed farmer and family man Hershel Greene.

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Actor Khary Payton, who joined the show as Ezekiel after Wilson left, promised to look after its legacy.

"Seeing everything that Andrew has done with Rick Grimes", comic creator and TWD EP Robert Kirkman, "always made me feel like I wasn't trying hard enough on the comics".

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