Clarence Gillard, actor best known for playing computer hacker Theo in “Die Hard”. Today we will discuss about Clarence Gilyard: Is Still alive| Who is Wife| And Family.
Clarence Gilyard: Is Still alive| Who is Wife| And Family
Clarence Darnell Gillard Jr. (December 24, 1955 – November 28, 2022) was an American university professor, actor, and author. As a performer, he appeared in film, television and stage productions, sometimes credited as Clarence A. Gaillard.
Gillard was best known for his roles as second private investigator and right-hand man to Conrad McMasters to Ben Matlock (played by Andy Griffith) on the legal drama series Matlock from 1989 to 1993; Pastor Bruce Barnes in the Left Behind movie trilogy; Cordell Walker’s (played by Chuck Norris) Texas Ranger partner, James “Jimmy” Trivette, in the 1990 crime drama Walker, Texas Ranger; terrorist computer expert Theo in Die Hard; and Lieutenant (Junior Grade) Marcus “Sundown” Williams in Top Gun.
Is Still alive
Actor Clarence Gillard, best known for playing computer hacker Theo in “Die Hard” and Navy flight officer Marcus “Sundown” Williams in “Top Gun”, has died at the age of 66.
Who is Wife
The American actor’s death was confirmed by the University of Nevada in Las Vegas, where he served as film and theater professor in recent years.
Amid the devastating news of his passing, we take a look back at the actor’s remarkable career, iconic roles and family life.
Clarence, who was married twice, had a fling with Catherine Dutko before marrying his second wife, Elena, in 2001. The actor had welcomed six children from his two marriages.
In a November 2017 interview with the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the Top Gun star said that his commitment to his wife Elena and their children was “paramount” while he was busy pursuing a career in Hollywood.
Driving Miss Daisy at People's Bank Theatre in Oct, w/ Clarence Gilyard – Ranger Trivette from Walker, Texas Ranger! pic.twitter.com/PXxwX5eLCo— Eric Little (@TheEricLittle) June 9, 2016
Is Clarence Gilyard still acting?
Gillard stepped away from acting in 2006 to begin teaching at UNLV and directing productions at the university’s Nevada Conservatory Theatre.
How did Clarence Gilyard die?
Gillard died after a long illness.