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Scott Wilson (I)


One chillingly infamous screen role for Scott Wilson in 1967 set the tone for an actor who went on to prove himself an invaluable character player for the past five decades. The Georgia-born native (Atlanta born and raised) was awarded a basketball scholarship following high school at Georgia's Southern Tech University to study architecture. ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Ninth Configuration
The Ninth Configuration Capt. Billy Cutshaw
(1980)
In the Heat of the Night
In the Heat of the Night Harvey Oberst
(1967)
The Host
The Host US Doctor in Morgue
(2006)
G.I. Jane
G.I. Jane C.O. Salem
(1997)

Filmography

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 2017 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Hershel Greene
 2017 Hostiles
Cyrus Lounde
 2016 The OA (TV Series)
Abel Johnson
- Invisible Self (2016) ... Abel Johnson
- Empire of Light (2016) ... Abel Johnson
- Paradise (2016) ... Abel Johnson (credit only)
- Forking Paths (2016) ... Abel Johnson (credit only)
- Away (2016) ... Abel Johnson
 2016 Damien (TV Series)
John Lyons
- Ave Satani (2016) ... John Lyons
- Abattoir (2016) ... John Lyons
- Temptress (2016) ... John Lyons
- The Number of a Man (2016) ... John Lyons
- The Deliverer (2016) ... John Lyons
 2014-2015 Bosch (TV Series)
Dr. Guyot
- Chapter Ten: Us and Them (2015) ... Dr. Guyot
- Chapter Eight: High Low (2015) ... Dr. Guyot
- Chapter One: 'Tis the Season (2014) ... Dr. Guyot
 2011-2014 The Walking Dead (TV Series)
Hershel Greene / Walker Hershel Greene
- A (2014) ... Hershel Greene
- After (2014) ... Walker Hershel Greene
- Too Far Gone (2013) ... Hershel Greene
- Dead Weight (2013) ... Hershel Greene
- Live Bait (2013) ... Hershel Greene (credit only)
 2011 Enlightened (TV Series)
Marv
- Someone Else's Life (2011) ... Marv
 2011 Dorfman in Love
Winston Cooke Sr.
 2011 Five (TV Movie)
Bill (Older)
 2011 Justified (TV Series)
Frank Reasoner
- Blaze of Glory (2011) ... Frank Reasoner
 2010 Radio Free Albemuth
President Fremont
 2009 For Sale by Owner
Dr. Banks
 2009 Bottleworld
Murray
 2009 Saving Grace B. Jones
Reverend Potter
 2007 Big Stan
Warden Gasque
 2007 The Heartbreak Kid
Boo
 2001-2006 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Sam Braun
- Built to Kill: Part 2 (2006) ... Sam Braun
- Built to Kill: Part 1 (2006) ... Sam Braun
- Kiss Kiss, Bye Bye (2006) ... Sam Braun
- Grave Danger: Part 1 (2005) ... Sam Braun
- No More Bets (2004) ... Sam Braun
 2006 The Sensation of Sight
Tucker
 2006 The Host
US Doctor in Morgue
 2006 Saving Shiloh
Judd Travers
 2006 Come Early Morning
Lowell Fowler
 2006 Open Window
Eddie Delaney
 2005 Law & Order (TV Series)
Ben Chaney
- Sport of Kings (2005) ... Ben Chaney
 2005 Junebug
Eugene
 2003 The Last Samurai
Ambassador Swanbeck
 2003 Monster
Horton / Last "John"
 2003 Karen Sisco (TV Series)
Homer
- Dumb Bunnies (2003) ... Homer
 2002 Guide Season (TV Movie)
Charlie Hurnyak
 2002 Don't Let Go
Jimmy Ray Stevens
 2002 Coastlines
Pa Mann
 2002 Bark!
Harold
 2001 Pearl Harbor
Gen. George C. Marshall
 2001 The Animal
Mayor
 2000 The Way of the Gun
Hale Chidduck
 2000 South of Heaven, West of Hell
Clete Monroe
 2000 The X-Files (TV Series)
Rev. Orison
- Orison (2000) ... Rev. Orison
 1999 The Debtors
 1999 Shiloh 2: Shiloh Season
Judd Travers
 1999 The Jack Bull (TV Movie)
Governor
 1998 Clay Pigeons
Sheriff Dan Mooney
 1998 Puraido: Unmei no toki
Prosecutor Joseph B. Keenan
 1997 G.I. Jane
C.O. Salem
 1997 Our God's Brother
Adam Chmielowski, Brother Albert
 1996 Shiloh
Judd Travers
 1995 Mother (Video)
Dr. Chase
 1995 Soul Survivors (TV Movie)
Bradley Facemeyer
 1995 Dead Man Walking
Chaplain Farley
 1995 The Grass Harp
Eugene Fenwick
 1995 Judge Dredd
Pa Angel (uncredited)
 1995 Tall Tale
Zeb
 1993 Flesh and Bone
Elliot
 1993 Elvis and the Colonel: The Untold Story (TV Movie)
Vernon Presley
 1991 Pure Luck
Frank Grimes
 1991 Femme Fatale
Dr. Beaumont
 1990 La cruz de Iberia
Johnson
 1990 Legion
Dr. Temple
 1990 The Exorcist III
Dr. Temple
 1990 Young Guns II
Governor Lewis Wallace
 1989 Johnny Handsome
Mikey Chalmette
 1988 Jesse (TV Movie)
Sam Maloney
 1988 The Tracker (TV Movie)
John 'Red Jack' Stillwell
 1987 Malone
Paul Barlow
 1986 Blue City
Perry Kerch
 1986 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Matthew Foreman (segment "Quarantine")
- Welcome to Winfield/Quarantine (1986) ... Matthew Foreman (segment "Quarantine")
 1985 The Aviator
Jerry Stiller
 1984/I On the Line
Mitch
 1984 Rok spokojnego slonca
Norman
 1983 The Right Stuff
Scott Crossfield
 1980 The Ninth Configuration
Capt. Billy Cutshaw
 1979 La ilegal
Police officer
 1976 The Passover Plot
Judah
 1974 The Great Gatsby
George Wilson
 1973 Lolly-Madonna XXX
Thrush
 1972 The New Centurions
Gus
 1971 The Grissom Gang
Slim Grissom
 1969 The Gypsy Moths
Malcolm Webson
 1969 Castle Keep
Cpl. Clearboy
 1967 In Cold Blood
Dick
 1967 In the Heat of the Night
Harvey Oberst
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(September 27 to December 23, 1978) He played Mission Band member in the musical, "Guys & Dolls," at the Marriott Lincolnshire Theatre in Lincolnshire, Illinois with Augie Amato (Nicely-Nicely Johnson); Michael Rosen (Benny Southstreet/Gambler); Jim Brett (Rusty Charlie/Gambler); Vivian Watson (Sarah Brown); Nathan Davis (... See more »

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1 Interview | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 10¾" (1.8 m)
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I love getting into the research for the characters that I play. You do all that research and then you just give yourself to it and let go and allow it to take you where it wants to go. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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