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.
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.
He was a writer on NBC's Life, 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.
In January 2013, following the departure of Glen Mazzara as showrunner, it was announced that Gimple would succeed him. Despite being showrunner, he continues to write episodes, with at least two episodes written or co-written by season as of Season 8.
- "First Time Again"
- "Here's Not Here"
- "East" (with Channing Powell)
- "Last Day on Earth" (with Matt Negrete)
- "The Day Will Come When You Won't Be"
- "Bury Me Here"
- "The First Day of the Rest of Your Life" (with Angela Kang & Matt Negrete)
- "The Big Scary U" (with David Leslie Johnson & Angela Kang)
- "Wrath" (with Angela Kang & Matt Negrete)
- "What Comes After" (with Matt Negrete)