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Star Of ‘Walker, Texas Ranger’ Clarence Gilyard Jr. Passed Away At Age 66



Star Of 'Walker, Texas Ranger' Clarence Gilyard Jr. Passed Away At Age 66

Probably one of the best actors of all time is no longer on this earth. Clarence Gilyard Jr, who is known for his amazing performance in Walker Texas Ranger, left for his heavenly Abode just a day ago at the age of 66.

He played a supporting role in Die Hard and ever since then he became a household name. Not much information is available about the reason for his death for the time being. 

A statement was released by the University of Nevada. He was working with the university in the capacity of a theater professor. He was a wonderful soul and was considered to be a source of strength.

He was actually considered to be a well-wisher of everyone around him and that was the best part of his personality. Now that he is no longer with us, his memories are always going to stay alive in the lives of the people.

Beginning Of A New Period 

There is a lot to know about him. His life has always been full of achievements and this was the best part of his life. He was an accomplished filmmaker and a television artist. He is able to make a lasting impression on the minds of the people with the help of his mind-blowing performance. 

Star Of 'Walker, Texas Ranger' Clarence Gilyard Jr. Passed Away At Age 66

He made a debut in “Top Gun” and since then there has been no looking back for him. He also worked with many theater associations and other organizations. The biggest project of his life was Matlock.

He probably appeared in around 85 episodes and delivered the best performance of his life. He worked with television shows as well. They were equally loved and acknowledged. Over the years, he had established himself as a fine actor and performer. His movies will actually bypass his life and he will always be a part of the industry no matter that he is no more.

Early Life

He was born on 24 December 1955. He was initially brought up like a military brat. Since his father was a military officer, he had observed that life very closely. His family later on established themselves in California. 

He spent a year at the Air Force Academy and attended higher institutions for the purposes of his education. But he always wanted to work in theater. He had that art of impressing the audience with the help of his amazing performance.

His performances were very realistic and at the same time, it was only through theaters that he received the biggest break of his life. 


The cause of the death has not been released by the family members and the university for the time being. But these details would be out soon. Condolences are pouring from different parts of the world so that the family can support themselves during this tough time. 

This is a saddening affair and hence, almost all people fail to realize the harsh reality of life. There is a lot to say but people are finding it difficult to express themselves. In such a situation, the only solution is to give time and space for adjusting to the personal loss.

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The final rites of this amazing actor would be conducted soon. It is expected that all the leading members of the industry would be paying a tribute to the same. His wife, family, and friends are also very much affected by his death.

They all would be making the best possible attempt in order to keep him in the hearts of all the fans through a special screening of his movies. This would be a tribute to this wonderful person. 

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