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Moses Lake, Washington, USA
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Matlock, Walker, Texas Ranger
Actor/Actress, Director, Producer
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Clarence Darnell Gilyard, Jr. (born December 24, 1955) is an American actor who has featured in movies and television since 1980. He is sometimes credited as Clarence A. Gilyard. Gilyard is best-known for his roles as Andy Griffith`s second private investigator and right-hand man, Conrad McMasters, on the popular 1980s legal drama series, Matlock (a role he played from 1989 to 1993), and as Chuck Norris`s partner and best friend, Texas Ranger, James `Jimmy` Trivette, on the popular 1990s crime drama, Walker, Texas Ranger. In the 2000s, he also played Rev. Bruce Barnes in two of the three Left Behind: The Movie films.
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Eisenhower High School, Rialto, CA
BA, Sterling College in Sterling, Kansas, MA, Southern Methodist University, Theater, University of Nevada Las Vegas, US Air Force Academy (one year, transferred)
Full Name at Birth
Clarence Darnell Gilyard Jr.
Clarence Alfred Gilyard, Jr. (born December 24, 1955) is an African American actor, college professor, and author who has been featured in movies and television since 1980; he is sometimes credited as Clarence A. Gilyard.
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1981 – 2005, 1981 – 2005, 2012 - Present