Scott Milhouse Gimple is an American television writer who has served as a writer and producer since Season 2 of the AMC horror/drama series, The Walking Dead. He was the Showrunner from Season 4 to Season 8. He is currently the Chief Content Officer of the franchise.

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.

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

He has also worked on Disney's Pepper Ann and as a writer for Simpsons Comics. Gimple created the cartoon Fillmore! and the comic book Heroes Anonymous with Bill Morrison.

In January 2013, following the departure of Glen Mazzara as showrunner, it was announced that Gimple would succeed him. Despite being showrunner, Gimple continues to write episodes, with at least two episodes written or co-written by season as of Season 8.

In January 2018, it was announced that Angela Kang would succeed Gimple as showrunner for Season 9 while he would serve as Chief Content Officer for the whole franchise.[1]

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

Interviews

External Links

References

Crew (TV Series)
Showrunners Frank Darabont (1) • Glen Mazzara (2-3) • Scott Gimple (4-8) • Angela Kang (9)
Directors Alrick Riley (6-7) • Avi Youabian (6) • Billy Gierhart (2-3, 6) • Clark Johnson (2) • Daisy Mayer (9) • Dan Attias (3) • Dan Liu (8-9) • Daniel Sackheim (3-4) • Darnell Martin (7) • David Boyd (2-8) • Ernest Dickerson (1-5) • Frank Darabont (1) • Gregory Nicotero (2-9) • Guy Ferland (1-4) • Gwyneth Horder-Payton (1-2) • Jeffrey January (5-8) • Jennifer Lynch (5-6) • Jeremy Podeswa (4) • Johan Renck (1) • John Polson (8) • Julius Ramsay (4-5) • Kari Skogland (6-7) • Larry Teng (8-9) • Larysa Kondracki (5) • Lesli Linka Glatter (3) • Michael Cudlitz (9) • Michael Satrazemis (4-9) • Michael Slovis (6-8) • Michael Uppendahl (4) • Michelle MacLaren (1-2, 4) • 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 (2-9) • Channing Powell (4-9) • Charles H. Eglee (1) • Corey Reed (5-9) • Curtis Gwinn (4) • David Leslie Johnson (2, 7-9) • Eddie Guzelian (8-9) • Evan T. Reilly (2-3) • Frank Darabont (1-2) • Frank Renzulli (3) • Geraldine Inoa (9) • Glen Mazzara (1-3) • Heather Bellson (5-6) • Jack LoGiudice (1) • Matt Negrete (4-9) • Nichole Beattie (3-4) • 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 (3-9) • Caleb Womble (4-9) • Channing Powell (4-9) • Charles H. Eglee (1) • Corey Reed (5-9) • Curtis Gwinn (4) • David Alpert (1-9) • Denise Huth (1-9) • Evan T. Reilly (2-3) • Frank Darabont (1) • Gale Anne Hurd (1-9) • 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)

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  • Mitt Campbell: Season 8's True show Runner?

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    • Yeah this season made me so mad, the last half I only read recaps for. Just thougt it was a terrible excuse of why they killed Carl off, the...
    • Narutorulez wrote: Mitt Campbell wrote:You can be very insulting sometimes you know that! Scott Mitt "campbell"   Gimple  Excuse me?
  • Scott Gimple is saving the Walking Dead from Glen Mazzara BIG TIME

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    • KeepOnKeepingOn wrote:Who would be a better showrunner? I mean, drop a few names. Not just “anyone but Gimple”. I'm thinking Bened...
    • KeepOnKeepingOn wrote:Who would be a better showrunner? I mean, drop a few names. Not just “anyone but Gimple”. Well in the world...