NEW YORK (FOX5NY) - Scott Wilson, best known recently for his role as Hershel Greene on "The Walking Dead", has died according to TMZ.
He died due to complications from leukemia and passed away peacefully at his home in L.A.
It was recently revealed by 'TWD' showrunner Angela Kang at the show's panel at New York Comic-Con that Scott, along with former stars Sonequa Martin-Green and Jon Bernthal, would be returning for the upcoming ninth season, which premieres Sunday.
Wilson's Hollywood career began in 1967 when he landed a role in "In the Heat of the Night." He went on to star in "In Cold Blood" and appear in "The Great Gatsby" and "Dead Man Walking."
Scott earned a Golden Globe nom for Best Supporting Actor for playing Capt. Billy Cupshaw in the 1980 film, "The Ninth Configuration."