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Famed Television Star Dies
There is sad news coming out of the entertainment industry with word that famed actor Clarence Gilyard Jr. has died at 66, according to Deadline. No cause of death was immediately made available.
Las Vegas, NV2022-11-29
Cheryl E Preston
Walker Texas Ranger actor Clarence Gilyard Jr. has passed away
Clarence Gilyard Jr. has passed away at age 66 after a long illness according to The Wrap. The actor was best known for portraying Jimmy Trivette in Walker Texas Ranger, Pastor Bruce Barnes in the Left Behind movies, and Conrad McMasters in Matlock. He made his film debut as Sundown in Top Gun and also portrayed a computer hacker in Die Hard. Gilyard also appeared on television sitcoms including The Facts of Life, 227, Different Strokes, Simon and Simon, and Chips and Riptide.
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