Larry Gilliard Jr.
Another Wire alum is heading to The Walking Dead.
Lawrence Gilliard, Jr. has joined the cast of the AMC zombie drama for Season 4, TVGuide.com has learned.
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Gilliard will play Bob Stookie, a former Army medic who is haunted by his past both prior to the zombie apocalypse and after. The comics version of the character, Bob Stookey, is a much older man, the local town drunk of Woodbury who was also a former Army medic.
As previously announced, the fourth season of The Walking Dead
is beefing up on characters, bumping up Chad Coleman
, also a Wire
alum, Sonequa Martin-Green
and Emily Kinney
to series regulars.
The fourth season of The Walking Dead
will premiere in October.