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 the Untitled Spin-Off.

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) • Clark Johnson (2) • Daisy Mayer (9) • 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 (4-9) • 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) • Stefan Schwartz (3) • Stephen Williams (6) • Tricia Brock (3-4)
Writers Adam Fierro (1) • Angela Kang (2-10) • Channing Powell (4-9) • Charles H. Eglee (1) • Corey Reed (5-10) • Curtis Gwinn (4) • David Leslie Johnson (2, 7-9) • 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)
Producers Adam Fierro (1) • Angela Kang (3-10) • Caleb Womble (4-9) • Channing Powell (4-9) • Charles H. Eglee (1) • Corey Reed (5-10) • Curtis Gwinn (4) • David Alpert (1-10) • Denise Huth (1-10) • Evan T. Reilly (2-3) • Frank Darabont (1) • Gale Anne Hurd (1-10) • Glen Mazzara (1-3) • Gregory Nicotero (1-9) • Heather Bellson (5-6) • Jack LoGiudice (1) • Jolly Dale (3-6) • Kenneth Requa (3-5) • Matt Negrete (4-9) • Nichole Beattie (3-4) • Paul Gadd (2-6) • Robert Kirkman (1-9) • Sang Kyu Kim (3) • Scott Gimple (2-9) • Seth Hoffman (4-6) • Skip Schoolnik (1) • Tom Luse (2-9)


Crew (Fear)
Showrunners Dave Erickson (1-3) • Andrew Chambliss (4-5) • Ian Goldberg (4-5)
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 (4-5) • 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 (4-5) • 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 (4-5) • 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 (4-5) • 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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