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.
The Walking Dead
- 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)
Fear The Walking Dead
- The Hollywood Reporter Interview by Lesley Goldberg (July 11, 2013)