Scott Wilson


Date Of Birth

March 29, 1942


Actor Scott Wilson is best known for playing Hershel Greene on the AMC series The Walking Dead from 2011 to 2014 and Sam Braun on CSI from 2001 to 2006. Though he was awarded a basketball scholarship to study architecture at Georgia's Southern Tech University, he opted to go to Los Angeles he met an actor in a bar who took him to one of his auditions. Since then, Wilson has been acting for the past five decades.

Wilson's notable credits include roles in In the Heat of the Night, In Cold Blood, The Great Gatsby, Dead Man Walking, Pearl Harbor, and Junebug. On TV, he has appeared on Bosch, Justified, Enlightened, and Law and Order.

In 2016, Wilson was cast on Damein as John Lyons and on The OA as Abel Johnson.

Place of Birth

Atlanta, Georgia, USA




2016 The OA (TV Series)
2016 Damien (TV Series)
2014-2015 Bosch (TV Series)
2011-2014 The Walking Dead (TV Series)
2014 Bosch (TV Series)
2013 Hershel's Land Finale (Video short)
2011 Enlightened (TV Series)
2011 Dorfman in Love
2011 Five (TV Movie)
2011 Justified (TV Series)
2010 Radio Free Albemuth
2009 For Sale by Owner
2009 Bottleworld
2009 Saving Grace B. Jones
2007 Big Stan
2007 The Heartbreak Kid
2001-2006 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
2006 The Sensation of Sight
2006 Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon
2006 The Host
2006 Saving Shiloh
2006 Open Window
2006 Come Early Morning
2005 Law & Order (TV Series)
2005 Junebug
2003 The Last Samurai
2003 Monster
2003 Karen Sisco (TV Series)
2002 Guide Season (TV Movie)
2002 Don't Let Go
2002 Coastlines
2002 Bark!
2001 Pearl Harbor
2001 The Animal
2000 The Way of the Gun
2000 South of Heaven, West of Hell
2000 The X-Files (TV Series)
1999 The Debtors
1999 Shiloh 2: Shiloh Season
1999 The Jack Bull (TV Movie)
1998 Clay Pigeons
1998 Puraido: Unmei no toki
1997 G.I. Jane
1997 Our God's Brother
1996 Shiloh
1995 Soul Survivors (TV Movie)
1995 Dead Man Walking
1995 The Grass Harp
1995 Judge Dredd
1995 Tall Tale
1995 Mother (Video)
1993 Geronimo: An American Legend
1993 Flesh and Bone
1993 Elvis and the Colonel: The Untold Story (TV Movie)
1991 Pure Luck
1991 Femme Fatale
1990 La cruz de Iberia
1990 The Exorcist III
1990 Young Guns II
1989 Johnny Handsome
1988 Jesse (TV Movie)
1988 The Tracker (TV Movie)
1987 Malone
1986 Blue City
1986 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
1985 The Aviator
1984/I Downstream
1984 A Year of the Quiet Sun
1983 The Right Stuff
1980 The Ninth Configuration
1979 La ilegal
1976 The Passover Plot
1974 The Great Gatsby
1973 Lolly-Madonna XXX
1972 The New Centurions
1971 The Grissom Gang
1969 The Gypsy Moths
1969 Castle Keep
1967 In Cold Blood
1967 In the Heat of the Night
1964 The Lieutenant (TV Series)


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