Clarence Gilyard, Jr. Biography (1955-)

Born December 24, 1955, in Moses Lake, WA; son of Clarence Gilyard (a U.S. Air Force officer); married Cathy; children: two.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, director, producer
Birth Details
December 24, 1955
Moses Lake, Washington, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Officer Benjamin Webster, CHiPs (also known as CHiPs Patrol), NBC, 1982-1983
  • Roland Culp, The Duck Factory, NBC, 1984
  • Conrad McMasters, Matlock, NBC, 1989-1992 ABC, 1992-1993
  • (As Clarence Gilyard) Ranger James "Jimmy" Trivette, Walker, Texas Ranger, CBS, 1993-2001
  • Miniseries
  • Bob Bryant, The Big One: The Great Los Angeles Earthquake (also known as The Great Los Angeles Earthquake), NBC, 1990
  • Movies
  • The Kid with the 200 I.Q., NBC, 1983
  • Mustafa Breedan, L.A. Takedown (also known as L.A. Crimewave and Made in L.A.), NBC, 1989
  • Conrad McMasters, Matlock: Nowhere to Turn, 1990
  • Conrad McMasters, Matlock: The Witness Killings, 1991
  • Conrad McMasters, Matlock: The Suspect, 1991
  • Conrad McMasters, Matlock: The Picture, 1991
  • Conrad McMasters, Matlock: The Legacy (also known as The Fortune), ABC, 1992
  • Conrad McMasters, Matlock: The Vacation, ABC, 1992
  • Jimmy Trivette, Walker Texas Ranger 3: Deadly Reunion, 1994
  • James Trivette, Walker, Texas Ranger: Sons of Thunder, CBS, 1997
  • Specials
  • The 7th Stellar Gospel Music Awards, syndicated, 1992
  • Toronto host, The CBS All-American Thanksgiving Day Parade, CBS, 1993
  • The All-American Thanksgiving Parade, CBS, 1996, 1998, 1998, 2000
  • Himself, Walker: Behind the Scenes with TV's Toughest Cop (documentary), 1996
  • Host, The Orange Bowl Parade, CBS, 1998
  • Host, Coming Up Roses (documentary), 2000
  • Pilots
  • Clement McCallister, Things Are Looking Up, CBS, 1984
  • Episodic
  • Student, "First Day Blues," Diff'rent Strokes, 1981
  • Making the Grade, 1982
  • William Collins, "It's a Vial Sort of Business," Riptide, 1984
  • Wally Stokes, "A.W.O.L.," Simon & Simon, 1986
  • Harold Bailey, "Matchmakers," 227, 1987
  • Matt, "The More the Marrier," The Facts of Life, NBC, 1987
  • Host, Soul Train, 1996
  • (As Clarence Gilyard) Ranger Jimmy Trivette, "Fighting Back," Sons ofThunder, CBS, 1999
  • Also appeared in an episode of 700 Club.
  • Television Director
  • Episodic
  • "Full Recovery," Walker, Texas Ranger, CBS, 1999
  • Film Appearances
  • James B. White, Off the Mark (also known as Crazy Legs), Fries Entertainment, 1986
  • Sundown, Top Gun, Paramount, 1986
  • G.I. #1, The Karate Kid, Part II, Columbia, 1986
  • Theo, Die Hard, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1988
  • (As Clarence Gilyard) Bruce Barnes, Left Behind (also known as Left Behind: The Movie), Cloud Ten Pictures, 2000
  • Himself, The Making of "Left Behind: The Movie" (documentary shortfilm), 2000
  • (As Clarence Gilyard) Pastor Bruce Barnes, Left Behind II: TribulationForce, Cloud Ten Pictures, 2002
  • Himself, The Making of "Left Behind II: Tribulation Force" (documentary short film), 2002
  • Film Work
  • Executive producer, Boondoogle, 1999

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Jet, December 4, 1995, p. 62

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