Fan Expo Canada

TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 02: Actor Scott Wilson of The Walking Dead attends Fan Expo Canada at Metro Toronto Convention Centre on September 2, 2016 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Isaiah Trickey/FilmMagic)

(Meredith) – Scott Wilson, the actor known to many as Hershel from AMC’s “The Walking Dead,” has died at the age of 76.

According to TMZ, the actor died from complications from leukemia.

He was also known for his roles in “Pearl Harbor,” “CSI,” and “Dead Man Walking.”

Wilson's representative, Dominic Mancini, told PEOPLE that Wilson was "one of the most genuine, inspirational, and truly beloved people. His amazing legacy will live on through his timeless performances. He will be missed deeply by his wife, family and friends."

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