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.


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


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Showrunners Frank DarabontGlen MazzaraScott GimpleAngela Kang
Directors Bill GierhartClark JohnsonDaniel AttiasDaniel SackheimDavid BoydErnest R. DickersonFrank DarabontGreg NicoteroGuy FerlandGwyneth Horder-PaytonJeffrey F. JanuaryJennifer LynchJeremy PodeswaJohan Renck Julius RamsayLarysa KondrackiLesli Linka GlatterMichael Edison SatrazemisMichael UppendahlMichelle MacLarenPhil AbrahamSeith MannStefan SchwartzTricia BrockMichael SlovisStephen WilliamsAvi Youabian
Writers Adam FierroAngela KangChanning PowellCharles H. EgleeCharlie AdlardCorey ReedCurtis GwinnDavid JohnsonEvan T. ReillyFrank DarabontFrank RenzulliGlen MazzaraHeather BellsonJack LoGiudiceMatthew NegreteNichole BeattieRobert KirkmanRyan C. ColemanSang Kyu KimScott M. GimpleSeth HoffmanTony Moore
Producers Adam FierroAngela KangCaleb WombleChanning PowellCharles H. EgleeCorey ReedCurtis GwinnDavid AlpertDenise M. HuthEvan T. ReillyFrank DarabontGale Anne HurdGlen MazzaraGreg NicoteroHeather BellsonJack LoGiudiceJolly DaleKenneth RequaMatthew NegreteNichole BeattiePaul GaddRobert KirkmanSang Kyu KimScott GimpleSeth HoffmanSkip SchoolnikTom Luse

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