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Scott Wilson

1942 - 2018

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Scott Wilson (born William Delano Wilson; March 29, 1942 – October 6, 2018) was an American actor. He had more than 50 film credits, including In the Heat of the Night, In Cold Blood, The Great Gatsby, Dead Man Walking, Pearl Harbor, and Junebug. In 1980, Wilson received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture for his role in William Peter Blatty's The Ninth Configuration. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Scott Wilson has received more than 84,524 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Scott Wilson is the 642nd most popular actor (down from 541st in 2019), the 1,186th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,006th in 2019) and the 317th most popular American Actor.

Scott Wilson is most famous for his role as Hershel Greene on the AMC show The Walking Dead.

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  • 85k

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  • 60.98

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 31

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  • 4.91

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  • 3.22

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Among actors, Scott Wilson ranks 642 out of 9,996Before him are Mylène Demongeot, Nastassja Kinski, Scarlett Johansson, Dirk Benedict, Cliff Robertson, and Bubba Smith. After him are Dennis Quaid, Elizabeth Montgomery, Andrew Garfield, Morgan Fairchild, Wentworth Miller, and David McCallum.

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Among people born in 1942, Scott Wilson ranks 88Before him are Junichiro Koizumi, Daniela Bianchi, Emmerson Mnangagwa, Sandro Mazzola, Mehran Karimi Nasseri, and Donna Leon. After him are Conrad Schumann, Giuseppe Bertello, Mike Markkula, Geneviève Bujold, António Lobo Antunes, and Pál Schmitt. Among people deceased in 2018, Scott Wilson ranks 51Before him are Milena Dravić, Claude Lanzmann, Günter Blobel, Joël Robuchon, Jean-Louis Tauran, and Paul D. Boyer. After him are Reynaldo Bignone, Gérard Genette, Dolores O'Riordan, Shoko Asahara, Sondra Locke, and Wim Kok.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Scott Wilson ranks 1,186 out of 18,182Before him are Tess Gerritsen (1953), Irving Stone (1903), Bubba Smith (1945), Clive Cussler (1931), Robert S. Mulliken (1896), and Zelda Fitzgerald (1900). After him are Frank Sheeran (1920), Dennis Quaid (1954), Wallace Carothers (1896), David J. Wineland (1944), George Benson (1943), and Etta James (1938).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Scott Wilson ranks 317Before him are Bill Pullman (1953), Val Kilmer (1959), Scarlett Johansson (1984), Dirk Benedict (1945), Cliff Robertson (1923), and Bubba Smith (1945). After him are Dennis Quaid (1954), Elizabeth Montgomery (1933), Andrew Garfield (1983), Morgan Fairchild (1950), Philip Seymour Hoffman (1967), and J. K. Simmons (1955).

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