"Our hearts go out to his wife, family, friends and to the millions of fans who loved him".
With over 80 acting credits to his name, Wilson earned his first acting gig in 1967's In the Head of the Night.
His representative confirmed the death was due to complications from leukemia, and called Wilson "a national treasure, a calm voice, and a gentle spirit to everyone who came in contact with him".
Wilson was also known for his roles in several movies, including "The Ninth Configuration", "Pearl Harbor", "The Right Stuff" and the 1974 adaptation of "The Great Gatsby".
"The Walking Dead" actor Scott Wilson has died at the age of 76. Wilson reemerged in the public eye in the last decade with his role as Hershel Greene in the AMC series The Walking Dead.
Scott Wilson, the veteran actor who played Hershel on The Walking Dead, has died at the age of 76. Rest in paradise, Scott.
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He appeared in 37 episodes of The Walking Dead from 2011 to 2014.
Hershel Greene was a farmer and a former veterinarian.
On Saturday, TWD showrunner Angela Kang revealed during the show's New York Comic-Con panel that Wilson was set to appear on the new season.
"The character he embodied on The Walking Dead, Hershel, lived at the emotional core of the show".
Greene was decapitated in the season four episode Too Far Gone, only to have his head turned into a zombie and then killed again in the episode After.
Most recently, Wilson starred in the Netflix series "The OA", where he filmed his part for season 2 that still hasn't been released yet.