In 1955, December 24, Clarence Alfred Gilyard Jr had taken birth in Washington, Moses Lake, located in the USA. Clarence Gilyard is one of the best-known professionals and actors. Clarence Gilyard became popular for his acting and appeared in Walker, Texas Ranger, and Matlock TV series. Clarence also appeared in the movies like Die Hard and Top Gun.
Clarence Gilyard’s Early Life and Educational Background
Clarence hails from an armed forces family, and his father was deployed in US Air Force, and his entire family relocated from one place to another. Clarence Gilyard went to a High School of Eisenhower, and he always explored his talents in school. Unfortunately, Clarence was addicted to alcohol, women and he used to consume drugs often, which badly impacted him. Although Clarence’s life was mostly spent in Air Force school and he quit Sterling College. Clarence started showing interest in the acting field, and then he joined State University in California in Long Beach for acting.
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Career by Clarence Gilyard
Clarence Gilyard obtained his bachelor’s degree in acting from the State University of California. He served his job as and other places. Clarence soon held a position as a manager in a clothing store and then quit his work as a salesman in the chemical industry. Clarence shifted to Los Angeles in 1979, and he first appeared as a cheerleader actor in Bleacher Burns. After that, Clarence started in TV series and appeared as a guest in various TV shows and series that include television shows such as 227, Riptide, and Diff’rent Strokes. Clarence acted in a Top Gun movie in 1986, and he also appeared in Die Hard and The Karate movies. Clarence started playing roles in Left Behind II: Tribulation Force and Left Behind: The Movie.
Clarence played a role in Matlock as a private investigator in 1989, and he continued to appear in many movies and shows. Clarence also appeared in Walker, Texas Ranger show and played a role in Jimmy. Clarence acted in Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire and came as a cameo appearance, and then in 2015, he told to media he is taking retirement from acting. And, in 2012, almost seven years, Clarence came back and appeared in A Matter of Faith. Finally, Clarence appeared in Driving Miss Daisy in 2016. Along with that, he also played a role in Madden 2018.
Personal and Love Life of Clarence Gilyard
Clarence exchanged wedding vows two times, and his first marriage was with Catherine and soon separated. Clarence’s second marriage was with married Elena Castillo in 2001, and they are living together, and Clarence has five children total from his ex and present wife. Clarence belongs of Catholic descent and also works in US Catholic Bishops.
Clarence Gilyard’s Net Worth
According to an authoritative source, the net worth of Clarence Gilyard is estimated greater than $5 million.