Hollywood is mourning the lack of certainly one of their very own.
Clarence Gilyard Jr.—an actor and school professor whose profession spanned almost 4 many years together with roles in High Gun, Die Laborious, Matlock and Walker, Texas Ranger, died on Nov. 28 on the age of 66.
The College of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), the place Gilyard served as an affiliate professor on the Faculty of Positive Arts, confirmed his passing and honored the actor’s legacy in a press release.
“It’s with profound disappointment that I share this information,” Dean Nancy J. Uscher mentioned in a Nov. 29 assertion on Instagram. “His college students had been deeply impressed by him, as had been all who knew him. He had many extraordinary abilities and was extraordinarily well-known within the college by means of his dedication to educating and his skilled accomplishments. He had a nationwide and worldwide following by means of his celebrated work within the theatre, in movie, and tv.”
“His generosity of spirit was boundless,” she continued. “He was at all times able to contribute to initiatives and performances nonetheless doable. We bear in mind Clarence with pleasure and gratitude for all he contributed to the Faculty of Positive Arts, the UNLV group, and, by means of his spectacular private achievements, to the world.”