Prop head of Hershel Greene used on the television series, The Walking Dead

Prop head of Hershel Greene used on the television series, The Walking Dead

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Latex prop head with fine white hair, gathered in a ponytail. This decapitated head is modeled after actor Scott Wilson who played Hershel Greene on the television series The Walking Dead. Hershel is decapitated while a hostage of 'The Governor' in season four, episode eight. This was made by Greg Nicotero, an executive producer, director, and special effects make up designer for The Walking Dead television series. Based on the comic books by Robert Kirkman, The Walking Dead deals with a post-apocalyptic society overrun with “walkers.” The show follows Rick Grimes, a sheriff who awakes from a coma to find only a handful of people alive and a lot of decaying undead who want to eat him. Played by Andrew Lincoln, Rick eventually finds his wife and son living with a group of survivors near Atlanta, Georgia. It is here the group must learn to survive in a fallen society, among the undead and roving bands of survivors who prove to be more dangerous than the famished walkers.
Object Name
prop head, Hershel
Physical Description
latex (overall material)
hair (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 in x 6 1/2 in x 10 in; 25.4 cm x 16.51 cm x 25.4 cm
ID Number
2017.3129.02
nonaccession number
2017.3129
catalog number
2017.3129.02
subject
Entertainment
Television
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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