Scott Wilson (I) (1942–2018)

Top 5000
Up 1,122 this week
2:48 | Trailer
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 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. Instead, ... See full bio »


(age 76) in USA

Michael McKean Rolls the Dice on His Career

Michael McKean draws on his 231 acting credits to share his best Hollywood stories as he plays our game of "Role the Dice."

Watch now

Related News

Around The Web


Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

Judge Dredd
Sun, Aug 25 2:55 AM PDT on ACMAX (552)
The Great Gatsby
Sun, Aug 25 12:43 PM PDT on MPLEX (663)

Editorial Lists

Related lists from IMDb editors

a list of 384 images
updated 7 months ago
a list of 10 images
updated 9 months ago
a list of 25 images
updated 11 Apr 2018
a list of 10 images
updated 24 Oct 2017
a list of 9 images
updated 07 Mar 2016

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 35 people
created 2 months ago
a list of 30 people
created 05 Mar 2018
a list of 40 people
created 9 months ago
a list of 38 people
created 26 Sep 2015

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Scott Wilson's work have you seen?

User Polls

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

Known For

The Ninth Configuration Capt. Billy Cutshaw
In the Heat of the Night Harvey Oberst
The Host US Doctor in Morgue
The Last Samurai Ambassador Swanbeck


Jump to: Actor | Thanks | Self | Archive footage
Hide Hide Show Show Actor (81 credits)
 2016-2019 The OA (TV Series)
Abel Johnson
- Magic Mirror (2019) ... 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)
 2011-2018 The Walking Dead (TV Series)
Hershel Greene
- What Comes After (2018) ... Hershel Greene
- A (2014) ... Hershel Greene
- After (2014) ... Hershel Greene
- Too Far Gone (2013) ... Hershel Greene
- Dead Weight (2013) ... Hershel Greene
 2017 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Hershel Greene
 2017 Hostiles
Cyrus Lounde
 2016 The Exorcist III: Legion
Dr. Temple
 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 Enlightened (TV Series)
- 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
 2009 Saving Grace B. Jones
Reverend Potter
 2007 Big Stan
Warden Gasque
 2007 The Heartbreak Kid
 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
 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
 2003 The Last Samurai
Ambassador Swanbeck
 2003 Monster
Horton / Last "John"
 2003 Karen Sisco (TV Series)
- 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!
 2001 Pearl Harbor
Gen. George C. Marshall
 2001 The Animal
 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)
 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
 1993 Flesh and Bone
 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
 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 Dead or Alive (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
 1984 Rok spokojnego slonca
 1983 The Right Stuff
Scott Crossfield
 1980 The Ninth Configuration
Capt. Billy Cutshaw
 1979 La ilegal
Police officer
 1976 The Passover Plot
 1974 The Great Gatsby
George Wilson
 1973 Lolly-Madonna XXX
 1972 The New Centurions
 1971 The Grissom Gang
Slim Grissom
 1969 The Gypsy Moths
Malcolm Webson
 1969 Castle Keep
Cpl. Clearboy
 1967 In Cold Blood
 1967 In the Heat of the Night
Harvey Oberst
Show Show Thanks (4 credits)
Show Show Self (20 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

Related Videos


Personal Details

Other Works:

(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 »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 2 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


5' 11" (1.8 m)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

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 »


Had no children.

Star Sign:


Contribute to This Page

Stream Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial

Recently Viewed