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Seth Gilliam

1968-11-05 Washington Heights, New York, USA

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Seth Gilliam (November 5, 1968) is an American screen and stage actor. He is most known as Father Gabriel on AMC's post-apocalyptic series The Walking Dead, first appearing in Season 5. He is also known for his HBO television roles, first as corrections officer-turned-prisoner Clayton Hughes on Oz, and later as Baltimore police detective promoted to Sergeant, Ellis Carver on The Wire. On both of these series, he co-starred with Lance Reddick and J.D. Williams. Another of his major recurring roles was on the TV series Teen Wolf as Dr. Alan Deaton. He had a recurring role during the seventh season of The Cosby Show as Aaron Dexter (boyfriend of Erika Alexander's character Pam), Law and Order: Criminal Intent, and Law and Order: Trial by Jury. He's had a number of guest roles in other shows such as CSI: Miami, Nurse Jackie, Skins, Person of Interest, The Good Wife, and Bull. His feature film credits include his role as Sergeant Steven Altameyer in Courage Under Fire (1996) and Private Sugar Watkins in the action movie Starship Troopers (1997). His other films include Personal Velocity (2002), Did You Hear About the Morgans? (2009), and Still Alice (2014).


Teen Wolf: The Movie Dr. Alan Deaton 2023-01-18
Change in the Air Officer Payne 2018-10-19
Silver Lake Jeff 2018-10-21
Police State Officer Grady 2018-10-01
Still Alice Frederic Johnson 2014-12-05
The Skinny Testing Van Doc 2012-02-10
Betrayed Roger Waite 2010-05-14
The People v. Leo Frank Jim Conley 2009-04-30
Did You Hear About the Morgans? U.S. Marshal Lasky 2009-12-17
Sympathetic Details Raymond 2008-02-01
The Wire: The Last Word 2007-12-27
The Wire Odyssey Himself 2007-12-20
Tapping the Wire Himself 2007-07-01
The Great New Wonderful Clayton 2005-04-22
Personal Velocity Vincent 2002-01-12
Punks Marcus 2000-01-24
Starship Troopers Private Sugar Watkins 1997-11-07
Courage Under Fire Stephen Altameyer 1996-07-04
Tar Tyrone 1996-10-01
Heading Home Willie 1995-04-08
Jefferson in Paris James Hemings 1995-03-31
Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker Cadet Johnson C. Whittaker 1994-02-26
Joey Breaker Jeremy Brasher 1993-03-04
Mr. Wonderful Emergency Room Doctor (unconfirmed) 1993-10-15
In the Eyes of a Stranger 1992-04-07
The Zombie Wedding Reverend Harry Crump