In the TV series Longmire, there is a reoccuring villainous character named Chance Gilbert (Peter Stormare); a verbally-whimsical, urban, & sociopathic (by TV standards) cult-leader with idealisms of an American Survivalist. He often uses his beliefs of liberty and freedom to enact violence and challange current American Law.

Gilbert Cult

My question is, is Chance Gilbert based on any [American-related] historical figures (founding fathers, politicians, philosophers) and/or any iconic cult-leaders like Jim Jones or Charles Manson?

I'm looking for anything conclusive from the Executive Producers, Writers, or Actors. I'm also open to answers pertaining to source material should this character or a very similar character exist there and/or has been talked about in interviews from the author.

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