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'Walker Texas Ranger' and 'Die Hard' Star Clarence Gilyard Dead at 66

Added 11-29-22 10:45:04am EST - “An actor who had an immortal role in the original "Die Hard" film and starred in "Walker, Texas Ranger" has passed away.” - Westernjournal.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Westernjournal.com: “‘Walker Texas Ranger’ and ‘Die Hard’ Star Clarence Gilyard Dead at 66”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Actor Clarence Gilyard Jr., who appeared in “Die Hard” and “Walker, Texas Ranger,” has died at 66.

Gilyard appeared as the character Sundown in the 1986 film “Top Gun”  prior to starring as Theo in 1988’s “Die Hard.”

Actor Clarence Gilyard solidified his place in film history as Theo in DIE HARD (which he revived in a ‘21 Super Bowl ad) & in TV as Conrad McMasters in MATLOCK. But he also made an innumerable impact in real life as a film studies professor at UNLV. May he Rest In Peace. #RIP pic.twitter.com/DT595TAlbz

Gilyard appeared on  “Matlock” from 1989 to 1993, as investigator Conrad McMasters.  His next role was James “Jimmy” Trivette in “Walker, Texas Ranger” from 1993 to 2001, according to his IMDb profile.

In a 2017 interview with the Las Vegas Review-Journal, he spoke about playing with Andy Griffith in “Matlock.”

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