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    John Lithgow Is Now A Walking Reminder of How Much We Loved Hershel Greene

    There's a new Santa in town.

    This is John Lithgow, known for his roles on screen and stage, and winner of basically everything including five Emmys, two Tonys, two Golden Globes and two SAG awards.

    Getty / Ian Gavan

    Basically he's a badass.

    Lately he's been growing a beautiful snow white beard for his role in King Lear.

    Getty / Stephen Lovekin

    This is Scott Wilson, a popular actor in the 1960s and more importantly, known for playing one of the most beloved characters of all time, Hershel on The Walking Dead.

    Getty / Scott Wilson

    RIP Santa

    But here's the thing... they might be the SAME PERSON.

    Getty / Andrew H. Walker / Frazer Harrison
    Getty / Andrew H. Walker / Frazer Harrison
    Getty / Andrew H. Walker / Frazer Harrison

    EXACT. SAME. You know what that means....

    Getty / Andrew H. Walker / Rick Diamond
    Getty / Andrew H. Walker / Rick Diamond
    Getty / Andrew H. Walker / Rick Diamond

    He's back...

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