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Clarence Gilyard, M.F.A.

Associate Professor
Department(s): Film
Office: FDH 406
Phone: 702-895-1059
Email: clarence.gilyard@unlv.edu


As an actor, director, and producer, Clarence Gilyard has a career in television, film, and theatre that has spanned more than thirty years. While teaching acting at UNLV, he remains active as a professional.

Gilyard earned his BA in Theatre Arts from California State University, Dominguez Hills. After thirteen years as the costar of two successful television series, Matlock and Walker, Texas Ranger, he took a sabbatical and completed an MFA in Theatre Performance at Southern Methodist University.