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Clarence Gilyard

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Birth nameClarence Darnell Gilyard, Jr.
Birth dateDecember 24, 1955(age 60)
Place of birthMoses Lake, Washington, U.S.
SpouseCatherine (divorced) Elena (2001 present)

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Clarence Darnell Gilyard, Jr. (born December 24, 1955) is a former American actor and a current college professor who has been featured in movies and television since 1980. He is sometimes credited as Clarence A. Gilyard.

Gilyard is known for his roles as Ben Matlock's second private investigator (and right-hand man) Conrad McMasters, on the 1980s legal drama series, Matlock: (a role he played from 1989 to 1993), as Pastor Bruce Barnes in the Left Behind movie trilogy, and as Cordell Walker's partner and best friend, Texas Ranger James "Jimmy" Trivette, on the 1990s crime drama, Walker, Texas Ranger.


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