Lauren Cohan tries not to cry during exclusive Inside the Actors Studio clip
(Spoiler: She cries)
For as much as she has loved the experience, The Walking Dead has been rough for Lauren Cohan. A certain scene made her consider leaving and now, in a new exclusive clip from the upcoming Walking Dead episode of Inside The Actors Studio, a particular scene brings the actress to tears.
Following the screening of a clip during the episode, host James Lipton asks Cohan why she plugged her ears and turned away from the screen during the scene. Fighting back tears, Cohan, who promised herself she wouldn’t cry on the show, does let a few spill as she composes herself.
“This is one of my favorite moments on the show, favorite experiences for more reasons than I have fingers and toes,” Cohan explains, citing her scene partner, Scott Wilson, as chief among the reasons it sticks out in her mind.
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Wilson played Hershel Greene, the father to Cohan’s Maggie Greene, and the season 2 scene in question involves Maggie and Hershel discussing whether to let Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) and his group stay on the Greene farm. Of course, Wilson’s presence in that moment means even more to the actress following [Spoilers] the death of Hershel in season 4 [End of Spoilers].
Watch Cohan explain why Wilson’s performance and his presence on the show meant so much to her and made the experience so memorable. And for more from Cohan, listen to the actress discuss which scene almost made her think of leaving the series. The Inside the Actors Studio episode featuring Cohan, Norman Reedus, and producers Scott Gimple and Robert Kirkman airs Thursday on at 8 p.m. ET on Bravo. The Walking Dead resumes its sixth season Sunday on AMC.
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