Scott Milhouse Gimple is an American television writer who serves as a writer and producer of AMC's The Walking Dead. He was the Showrunner from Season 4 to Season 8. He is currently the Chief Content Officer of the franchise. He also serves as a writer and the co-creator of World Beyond.

Biography

Gimple grew up in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, and graduated from Governor Livingston High School. He graduated from the University of Southern California's School of Cinema-Television. Following his graduation, he began working for Disney as a writer for shows like Fillmore, Timon & Pumbaa, and American Dragon: Jake Long.

He later became a writer on NBC's Life, Fox TV's Drive, and ABC's FlashForward. He also co-wrote the script of Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance alongside Seth Hoffman and David S. Goyer.

In January 2013, following the departure of Glen Mazzara as showrunner, he became the showrunner from Season 4 to Season 8.

In January 2018, it was announced that Angela Kang would succeed him as showrunner for Season 9 while he would serve as Chief Content Officer for the whole franchise.

Episodes Written

The Walking Dead

Season 2

Season 3

Season 4

Season 5

Season 6

Season 7

Season 8

Season 9

Fear The Walking Dead

Season 4

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Crew (TV Series)
Showrunners Frank Darabont (1) • Glen Mazzara (2-3) • Scott Gimple (4-8) • Angela Kang (9-10)
Directors Alrick Riley (6-7) • Avi Youabian (6) • Billy Gierhart (2-3, 5-6) • Bronwen Hughes (10) • Clark Johnson (2) • Daisy Mayer (9-10) • Dan Attias (3) • Dan Liu (8-10) • Daniel Sackheim (3-4) • Darnell Martin (7) • David Boyd (2-10) • Ernest Dickerson (1-5) • Frank Darabont (1) • Gregory Nicotero (2-10) • Guy Ferland (1-4) • Gwyneth Horder-Payton (1-2) • Jeffrey January (5-8) • Jennifer Lynch (5-6) • Jeremy Podeswa (4) • Johan Renck (1) • John Dahl (10) • John Polson (8) • Julius Ramsay (4-5) • Kari Skogland (6-7) • Larry Teng (8-9) • Larysa Kondracki (5) • Laura Belsey (9-10) • Lesli Linka Glatter (3) • Liesl Tommy (9) • Meera Menon (9) • Michael Cudlitz (9-10) • Michael Satrazemis (4-10) • Michael Slovis (6-8) • Michael Uppendahl (4) • Michelle MacLaren (1-2, 4) • Millicent Shelton (9) • Phil Abraham (2) • Rosemary Rodriguez (7-9) • Seith Mann (3-5) • Sharat Raju (10) • Stefan Schwartz (3) • Stephen Williams (6) • Tricia Brock (3-4)
Writers Adam Fierro (1) • Angela Kang (2-10) • Channing Powell (4-10) • Charles H. Eglee (1) • Corey Reed (5-10) • Curtis Gwinn (4) • David Leslie Johnson (2, 7-10) • Eddie Guzelian (8-9) • Eli Jorne (10) • Evan T. Reilly (2-3) • Frank Darabont (1-2) • Frank Renzulli (3) • Geraldine Inoa (9-10) • Glen Mazzara (1-3) • Heather Bellson (5-6) • Jack LoGiudice (1) • Jim Barnes (10) • Julia Ruchman (10) • Kevin Deiboldt (10) • LaToya Morgan (9) • Matt Negrete (4-9) • Nichole Beattie (3-4) • Nicole Mirante-Matthews (10) • Robert Kirkman (1-5) • Ryan C. Coleman (3) • Sang Kyu Kim (3) • Scott Gimple (2-9) • Seth Hoffman (4-6) • Vivian Tse (9-10)
Producers Adam Fierro (1) • Angela Kang (3-10) • Caleb Womble (4-9) • Channing Powell (4-10) • Charles H. Eglee (1) • Corey Reed (5-10) • Curtis Gwinn (4) • David Alpert (1-10) • Denise Huth (1-10) • Eli Jorne (10) • Evan T. Reilly (2-3) • Frank Darabont (1) • Gale Anne Hurd (1-10) • Geraldine Inoa (9-10) • Glen Mazzara (1-3) • Gregory Nicotero (1-10) • Heather Bellson (5-6) • Jack LoGiudice (1) • Jim Barnes (10) • Joe Incaprera (10) • Jolly Dale (3-6) • Julia Ruchman (10) • Kenneth Requa (3-5) • Kevin Deiboldt (10) • Matt Negrete (4-9) • Nichole Beattie (3-4) • Nicole Mirante-Matthews (10) • Paul Gadd (2-6) • Robert Kirkman (1-10) • Sang Kyu Kim (3) • Scott Gimple (2-10) • Seth Hoffman (4-6) • Skip Schoolnik (1) • Tom Luse (2-9)


Crew (Fear)
Showrunners Dave Erickson (1-3) • Andrew Chambliss (4-6) • Ian Goldberg (4-6)
Directors Adam Davidson (1-2) • Alex Garcia Lopez (3) • Alrick Riley (3) • Andrew Bernstein (2-3) • Christoph Schrewe (2) • Colman Domingo (4-5) • Courtney Hunt (3) • Craig Zisk (2) • Daisy Mayer (4-5) • Dan Liu (4-5) • Daniel Sackheim (2) • Daniel Stamm (3) • David Barrett (4-5) • Deborah Chow (2-3) • Gerardo Naranjo (2) • Jeremy Webb (3) • Jessica Lowrey (5) • John Polson (4) • Josef Wladyka (3) • Kari Skogland (1) • Kate Dennis (2) • K.C. Colwell (5) • Lou Diamond Phillips (4) • Magnus Martens (4) • Marta Cunningham (5) • Meera Menon (3) • Michael McDonough (2) • Michael Satrazemis (4-5) • Michael Uppendahl (2) • Paco Cabezas (3) • Ron Underwood (5) • Sarah Boyd (4) • Sharat Raju (4-5) • Stefan Schwartz (1-3) • Sydney Freeland (5) • Tara Nicole Weyr (4-5) • Uta Briesewitz (2)
Writers Alan Page (2-3) • Alex Delyle (4-5) • Andrew Chambliss (4-6) • Anna Fishko (4) • Ashley Cardiff (5) • Brett C. Leonard (2) • Brian Buckner (2) • Carla Ching (2) • Dave Erickson (1-3) • David Leslie Johnson (5) • David Wiener (1-2) • Ian Goldberg (4-6) • Jack LoGiudice (1) • Jami O'Brien (3) • Kalinda Vasquez (4) • Kate Barnow (2) • Kate Erickson (2) • Lauren Signorino (2-3) • Mallory Westfall (5) • Marco Ramirez (1) • Mark Richard (3) • Meaghan Oppenheimer (1) • Melissa Scrivner-Love (4) • Michael Alaimo (5) • Mike Zunic (3) • Nick Bernadone (5) • Richard Naing (4-5) • Robert Kirkman (1) • Ryan Scott (3) • Samir Mehta (5) • Scott Gimple (4) • Shintaro Shimosawa (4) • Suzanne Heathcote (3) • Wes Brown (3)
Producers Alan Page (2-3) • Andrew Bernstein (2-3) • Andrew Chambliss (4-6) • Brett C. Leonard (2) • Brian Buckner (2) • Dave Erickson (1-3) • David Alpert (1-5) • David Wiener (1-2) • Gale Anne Hurd (1-5) • Gregory Nicotero (1-5) • Ian Goldberg (4-6) • Jack LoGiudice (1) • Kate Barnow (2) • Marco Ramirez (1) • Michael Satrazemis (4-5) • Robert Kirkman (1-5) • Scott Gimple (4-5) • Shintaro Shimosawa (4)


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