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Walking Dead actor Scott Wilson dead at 76

Walking Dead actor Scott Wilson dead at 76”

His cause of death was revealed by his representative Dominic Mancini to TMZ, who reported the news this Saturday, saying he died peacefully at home.

The news of Wilson's death came at nearly the same time that AMC announced his return to The Walking Dead for in the show's ninth season.

A veteran actor with an extensive list of credits, Wilson made his acting debut in 1967, when he portrayed Harvey Oberst in Norman Jewison's mystery drama In the Heat of the Night.

"We are very excited to bring the show and the mobile game together with the exclusive missions in The Walking Dead: Our World". Wilson played Hershel Greene on the show for three seasons. Upon completion of these missions players will be guaranteed TV show characters as rewards, including single-encounter missions and Infestations to earn even greater prizes.

Mark Hamill, the star of the original Star Wars movies, paid tribute on twitter on Sunday, posting that: "Scott Wilson was one of the finest character actors of all time". Rest in paradise, Scott.

New content has been announced for "The Walking Dead" augmented reality mobile game. "Scott Wilson has departed". So subtle, so real, I never saw him make a false move - EVER.

"The Walking Dead" actor Scott Wilson has died at the age of 76.

"Like Scott in our lives, Hershel was a character whose actions continue to inform our characters' choices to this day", AMC said in a statement quoted by CNN.

Our hearts go out to all of Scott Wilson's family, friends and fellow Walking Dead co-stars during this tragic time.

Wilson's Bosch co-star Titus Welliver tweeted, "Scott Wilson has departed".

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