Wilson had already filmed his scenes.
Our hearts go out to all of Scott Wilson's family, friends and fellow Walking Dead co-stars during this tragic time. Scott will be missed'. "#RIP #Hershel #TWD", actress and TWD superfan Yvette Nicole Brown said.
"Scott Wilson left the world as he lived in it - on his terms and exactly as he wanted to", the actress wrote. More recently, Wilson appeared as President Fremont in Radio Free Albemuth and as Winston Cooke Sr.in Dorfman. "Don't make me cry", the actor added to a jammed packed venue. He was pure LOVE.
"All I can say now is that Scott Wilson profoundly impacted my life".
Scott Wilson has died at the age of 78.
Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman recalled the first time he saw Lincoln with Steven Yeun on set, and the impact that it had on him: "There was a moment where I saw Andrew Lincoln talking to Steven Yeun for the first time".
William Delano Wilson was born in Atlanta on March 29, 1942. He graduated high school in 1960. He also appeared in the 1974 version of "The Great Gatsby" and in 1983′s "The Right Stuff".
Scott earned a Golden Globe nom for Best Supporting Actor for playing Capt. Billy Cupshaw in the 1980 film, "The Ninth Configuration".
Over the years, he amassed more than 50 movie credits, including in The Last Samurai, Pearl Harbor and Dead Man Walking. Jane, Junebug, JudgeDredd, the Shiloh film series and Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon.
The series' verified Twitter account remembered the actor on Saturday. He served on numerous other guild committees. "We will let players experience the apocalypse first-hand in their everyday life and familiar surroundings and play to get their favorite show characters on their side", said Saara Bergström, CMO, Next Games in a statement.