Scott Wilson


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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, Wilson hitchhiked to Los Angeles on a whim and hooked up one day with an actor he met in a bar who took him to one of his auditions. Allowed to audition himself by chance, Wilson lost the part but was absolutely hooked. Working an assortment of menial jobs, he studied for nearly five years while gaining experience in such local theater productions as "The Importance of Being Earnest."Scott's fledgling career took off big time after being discovered by director Norman Jewison who cast him as a murder suspect in In the Heat of the Night (1967) starring Sidney Poitier and Best Actor Oscar winner Rod Steiger. If that weren't a sufficient beginning, Wilson immediately followed this with the co-lead role of murderer Richard Hickok in the stark and disturbing In Cold Blood (1967), a superlative adaptation of the Truman Capote best-selling docu-novel. It didn't hurt that Scott himself had a startling resemblance to the real-life killer. Partnering up with Robert Blake as two ex-cons who are eventually executed for the senseless, brutal slaughter of an entire Kansas farm family, the critically acclaimed film put both men squarely on the movie map.Although a serious contender, out-and-out stardom did not come about for the quietly handsome, slightly forlorn-looking actor. Major roles in major pictures, however, did. Among Scott's early film work were Castle Keep (1969) and The Gypsy Moths (1969), both starring Burt Lancaster; The Grissom Gang (1971); Lolly-Madonna XXX (1973) (again with Steiger); The New Centurions (1972); The Great Gatsby (1974), in which he earned raves as the garage owner who shoots Robert Redford's title character to death in Gatsby's backyard swimming pool; The Ninth Configuration (1980), for which he received a Golden Globe nomination; The Right Stuff (1983); the Venice Film Festival winner Rok spokojnego slonca (1984) [A Year of the Quiet Sun]; Malone (1987) and Johnny Handsome (1989). TV also showed off Scott's dark, controlled intensity and wide range in later years, appearing in guest spots on such popular dramas as "The X-Files" and "The Twilight Zone," and in a recurring role as Marg Helgenberger's unscrupulous mobster father in "CSI." In minimovies Scott played everything from Elvis's father in Elvis and the Colonel: The Untold Story (1993) to a Wyoming governor in The Jack Bull (1999).Hardly one of Hollywood's flashiest good ol' boys, the taciturn, unassuming actor preferred to remain discrete and let his performances do the talking. His output was minimal compared with other character stars, but he remained in the quality ranks nevertheless, mixing his standard penchant for darker movies with such family-oriented films as Shiloh (1996) and its sequels.Supporting the newer "young guns" these days, he appeared with Vince Vaughn in Clay Pigeons (1998) and Ryan Phillippe in The Way of the Gun (2000), and ended up one of serial killer Charlize Theron's victims in Monster (2003). Other strong showings on the big screen have included a lead part as a rockabilly star in Don't Let Go (2002) and his down-home patriarch in the superb ensemble art film Junebug (2005), a breakout hit with Academy voters. In the 2010s, Scott gained a following sporting a full gray beard and ponytailed as grizzled farm owner Hershel Greene on the cable series The Walking Dead (2010).Wilson lived in Los Angeles along with his wife of four decades, Heavenly, an attorney and accomplished artist and writer. - IMDb Mini Biography By: Gary Brumburgh /

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Streaming Availability

Amazon Video has the most number of Scott Wilson’s flixes, followed by Amazon Prime Video compared to other streaming platforms. See the full graph below.

Releases by Year

Scott Wilson on average has worked on 1 movies per year from 1971 to 2016. See the full graphs of the number of Scott Wilson movies released per year from 1990 till 2016.

Top Genres

Scott Wilson works mostly in Drama Genre followed by Mystery Genre flixes. 48% of Scott Wilson movies are Drama Genre movies. See Top Genres that Scott Wilson worked on in the graph below.

Average IMDB Score

On average the IMDB score of the movies that Scott Wilson has worked on is 6.4.

6.4 / 10

Scott Wilson's Movies and Tv Series available to Stream now ..

The OA (2016)

Having gone missing seven years ago, the previously blind Prairie returns home, now in her twenties with her sight restored. While many believe she is a miracle, others worry that she could be dangerous.

7.8/1060 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Shortly after World War II an American soldier (Norman) and a Polish refugee (Emilia) fall in deep love. Eventually he will return to the U.S. and both expect that she will soon follow him....

7.2/10110 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Damien (2016)

After discovering his origins, Damien Thorn must cope with life as the Anti-Christ.

6.8/1060 min

Available in 6 platform(s).

A former marine arrives at a mental asylum housed in a remote castle to run it. There he attempts to rehabilitate the patients by letting them act out their craziest fantasies and desires.

6.8/10118 min

Available in 10 platform(s).

Lolly-Madonna XXX (1973)

In the early 1970s, a young woman passing through rural Tennessee unintentionally gets caught in a feud between two local neighboring clans, the Feathers and the Gutshalls.

6.5/10103 min

Available in 7 platform(s).

Marty Preston and Judd Travers must join together to clear the latter's name after he is accused of killing a man he once fought in a bar.

6.2/1090 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Dorfman in Love (2011)

Unknowingly trapped in her role as caretaker of her unappreciative family, a young single woman desperately needs to get her own life. When she volunteers to cat sit at her unrequited love's downtown L.A. loft, her world, as she knows it, changes forever.

6/1092 min

Available in 9 platform(s).

Coastlines (2002)

An ex-con returns to his Florida hometown after three years and becomes involved with the wife of his best friend, the local Sheriff.

5.8/10110 min

Available in 3 platform(s).