‘Die hard’ fame Clarence Gilyard Jr. Sadly Passed away at 66

Shocking! Clarence Gilyard Jr. died

Your favorite Clarence Gilyard Jr. dies at the age of 66. He was best known for his blockbuster films like Die Hard, Top Gun. Not only that, but he also showed his skills and talent in TV shows which Walker, Texas Ranger and Matlock. The information of his was informed by Nancy J. Uscher who was the dean of his university where he learned and severed as film professor.

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He shares his grief by saying, “It is with profound sadness that I share this news.” Moreover, he shares many things about him which included the students who praised him and were deeply inspired by him. Apart from that he appreciates his talents and his versatile nature, he was quite popular in his university through his dedication to teaching and his professional accomplishments.

Heather Addison also felt bad about the demise. The reason of his death is still unknown. She said, “Whenever we asked him how he was, he would cheerfully declare that he was ‘Blessed!’ But we are truly the ones who were blessed to be his colleagues and students for so many years.” She called him “Professor G” and further adds that they miss him.

Clarence Gilyard Jr. was a phenomenal person over the years. He passed almost 30 years on screen. During an interview, he also revealed that the main reason he started taking acting classes in Hollywood was because of a production which led him to his first play and that was based on Aesop’s Fables production.

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Apart from that he gave 20 years to a 1980s TV series that is Chips in which he played the role of Officer Benjamin Webster. He completed his graduation as BA in Theatre Arts from California State University, Dominguez Hills.

Nate Bynum also reveals Clarence Gilyard Jr.’s passion for teaching as a career. He was a very dedicated towards it and he valued his appointment as a university professor much higher than a TV star.