Surprise over the death of Clarence Gilyard, star of Top Gun and Die Hard

Clarence Alfred Gilyard Jr., actor who had a great presence on the screen with titles like Top Gun (1986), Die Hard (1988), Matlock (1986-1995) y Walker, Texas Ranger (1993-2001), passed away at the age of 66.

Currently, Clarence was a professor of theater at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, College of Fine Arts. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Las Vegas Review Journal reported that the actor’s death occurred on the afternoon of Monday the 28th. Although the cause of death was not revealed, it was said that Gilyard had been struggling with an illness for some time.