We will look at Barbara and Clarence Gilyard Sr. They are parents of late American Actor and author Clarence Gilyard and his five siblings. We will also look at why his parents asked him to pack and leave their home, while he was still in high school.
Who are Barbara and Clarence Gilyard Sr.? Clarence Gilyard parents.
Gilyard was the second child of Barbara and Clarence Gilyard Sr. six children.
Barbara and Clarence Gilyard Sr. son, Clarence Gilyard Jr, was born in Hawaii military base and that was where, Clarence was raised.
Clarence Gilyard Sr. was a military officer with the United States Air force.
Barbara and Clarence Gilyard Sr. were said to have originated from Louisiana and brought their children up in the Lutheran way.
Why did Barbara and Clarence Gilyard Sr. send Clarence Gilyard Jr. away while he was still schooling?
The couple reportedly expelled their second child away from their home.
This was at the time that Clarence Gilyard Jr was still in school.
They did this, because, he had taken to womanizing and alcoholism.
His parents advised him to turn away from that life, but he was not willing to.
He moved out while still in high school and went to Long Beach in California.
He stayed with a friend and had a chance to study at Long Beach State University in California.
He graduated in acting and had to work as a waiter while still pursing a career in acting.
He left his job as a waiter and went to work at a clothing store as a housemate.
Clarence Gilyard Jr., rose to the rank of a manager at the clothing store.
He further left that job and went ahead to sell industrial chemicals.
We will now look at Gilyard Jr records as an actor.
Who was Clarence Gilyard? Barbara and Clarence Gilyard Sr. son.
Clarence Gilyard was born on 24th December,1955 as Clarence Darnell Gilyard Jr.
He was an American actor, author and University Professor.Clarence Gilyard who was a known performed starred in many films, stage productions and television as well.
Gilyard is famed for his role as terrorist expert in computer in the famous movie: Die Hard.
He also played the role of junior grade Lietenant Marcus Sundown Williams in the movie Top Gun.
Clarence Gilyard other roles in films include, he being an investigator in the movie Matlock.
He was equally Pastor Bruce Barnes in the movie Left Behind.
Gilyard childhood was one that was military encounter as his family was a military one.
He was the son of Clarence Gilyard and Barbara. His family was a large one and he was the second of six amazing children.
He allegedly grew up in a military base in Hawaii, but raised up as a Lutheran, who later became a Catholic.