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Larry Gilliard Jr. Biography

Birth Place:
New York, New York, United States

Fast Facts

  • Studied classical clarinet in high school and at the Juilliard School
  • Took a summer acting class at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts after his sophomore year and decided to focus on acting
  • Studied at the Acting Studio in New York
  • Made his film debut in the independent film Straight Out of Brooklyn in 1991 after seeing a casting notice in a trade paper in New York


  • 2020Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated


  • Lawrence Gilliard -- Father
  • Timothy -- Half Brother
  • Tiffany -- Half Sister
  • Edith Gilliard -- Mother
  • Corliss -- Sister