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Seth Gilliam


Seth Gilliam is a famous actor from the United States. Seth Gilliam is widely known for playing the role of Clayton Hughes on Oz, Father Gabriel Stokes on The Walking Dead, Ellis Carver on The Wire, and Dr. Alan Deaton on Teen Wolf.

Early Life and Childhood

Seth Gilliam was born in Long Island, New York, United States on November 5, 1968. He is 55 years old with the zodiac sign Scorpio. Gilliam holds an American nationality and follows the Christian religion.

Regarding his family background, Seth is the son of Gabriel Stokes (father) while his mother is unknown. Besides that, Gilliam has not shared any information concerning his siblings or other family members.

Seth Gilliam – Education

Speaking of his educational background, Seth completed his secondary education at a local high school in America. Following that, he enrolled at the State University of New York, Purchase (SUNY) and graduated in 1990.

Career and Professional Life

Talking about his career, The early 1990s marked the start of Gilliam’s film career. He acted in several critically acclaimed movies, including Still Alice.

In addition, Gilliam played Sergeant Steven Altameyer in the 1996 film Courage Under Fire and Sergeant Sugar Watkins in the 1997 action film Starship Troopers.

Gilliam has played a variety of recurrent roles on television, such as Alan Deaton on Teen Wolf and Aaron Dexter, Erika Alexander’s character’s lover, in the sixth season of The Cosby Show. His work on The Wire has been his most well-known role.

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Caption: Seth Gilliam in the film The Walking Dead source: NME.

He has appeared in several guest spots on other television programs, including Nurse Jackie, Skins, CSI: Miami, Person of Interest, and The Good Wife.

Moreover, On Oz, he portrayed Clayton Hughes. Gilliam was chosen to play Father Gabriel Stokes in AMC’s The Walking Dead fifth season in May 2014.

He is the third former cast member of The Wire to return to the show, after Chad Coleman and Lawrence Gilliard Jr. In 1993, Gilliam performed as Prince Edward in a theatre adaptation of Richard III.

Under the direction of his wife, Leah C. Gardiner, he performed the lead role in Othello twice, first at the Houston Shakespeare Festival in 2011 and again at Boston’s Commonwealth Shakespeare Company in 2010.

Furthermore, In 2013, Gilliam played Antony and Gardiner directed Antony and Cleopatra, bringing the two back to Houston.

Seth Gilliam – Net Worth 2024

Seth Gilliam has earned a huge amount of money through his hard work and brilliance. His projected net worth is approximately $1.5 million by 2024. However, Gilliam has never become a part of brand endorsements.

Rumours and Controversies

Gilliam was stopped on May 3, 2015, in Peachtree City, Georgia, for driving under the influence after he exceeded the posted speed limit by 128 miles per hour in a 55 mph zone. In his automobile, police discovered a marijuana cigarette.

Personal Life

Regarding his love life, Seth Gilliam is currently married to a theatre director, Leah Gardiner. After being together for a few years, the pair tied the wedding knot on 24 August 2005.

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Caption: Seth Gilliam with Leah Gardiner source: Daily Express.

Together, Gilliam and Gardiner are blessed with one child whose name is yet to be disclosed.

Seth Gilliam – Body Measurements

Seth Gilliam is handsome undoubtedly. He has a perfect height of 5 feet 8 inches (174 cm/1.74 m) and weighs around 75 kg (165 lbs). In addition, Gilliam has a dark brown pair of eyes and dark brown hair colour.

Social Media

He is active on his Facebook account @Seth Gilliam with 108K followers. Moreover, he also has 8.4K followers on Twitter and 4.2K followers on Instagram.