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      Lawrence Gilliard Jr.

      Lawrence Gilliard Jr.

      Highest Rated: 100% The Featherweight (2023)

      Lowest Rated: Not Available

      Birthday: Sep 22, 1971

      Birthplace: New York, New York, USA

      As a young leading man who made a strong debut as the teen whose family poverty leads him to rob a drug dealer with tragic consequences in "Straight Out of Brooklyn" (1991). Lawrence Gilliard, Jr. -- who was billed as Larry Gilliard, Jr. in many credits -- then began to carve out a career working as leads in independent productions and in supporting and small roles in more mainstream films and TV projects. In 1993, he had a bit in Paul Mazursky's "The Pickle" and he played an unnamed hoodlum in "Money Train" (1995). Yet, in "Lotto Land" (made in 1993, released aside from festivals, 1996), Gilliard gave a sweet and taut performance as a young man who is walking the straight and narrow while his peers are selling drugs. He decides, instead, the invest all his money in lotto tickets in anticipation of winning the big score. On TV, Gilliard has oft been cast as street hoods, as he was in his first TV effort, "In the Line of Duty: Street Wars" (1992). In 1993's "Survive the Night" (USA), he was a gang leader terrorizing Stefanie Powers. That same year, Gilliard was a regular on the short-lived ABC series "George," starring George Foreman and his sons. Gilliard was Foreman's all-purpose support.

      Highest rated movies

      The Featherweight
      One Night in Miami
      Trees Lounge
      Straight Out of Brooklyn
      The Machinist
      Brother to Brother
      Next Stop Wonderland
      Would You Rather

      Photos

      Lawrence Gilliard Jr. STRAIGHT OUT OF BROOKLYN, Larry Gilliard, Jr., 1991. (c) Samuel Goldwyn Company. The Walking Dead, from left: Larry Gilliard Jr., Chad L Coleman, Danai Gurira, Norman Reedus, 'Season 4', 10/13/2013, ©AMC The Walking Dead, Larry Gilliard Jr., 'Alone', Season 4, Ep. #13, 03/09/2014, ©AMC The Walking Dead, Sonequa Martin (L), Larry Gilliard Jr. (C), Lauren Cohan (R), 'Four Walls and a Roof', Season 5, Ep. #3, 10/26/2014, ©AMC The Walking Dead, Sonequa Martin (L), Larry Gilliard Jr. (R), 'Inmates', Season 4, Ep. #10, 02/16/2014, ©AMC The Walking Dead, Sonequa Martin (L), Larry Gilliard Jr. (C), Sarah Wayne Callies (R), 'Inmates', Season 4, Ep. #10, 02/16/2014, ©AMC The Walking Dead, Larry Gilliard Jr. (L), Norman Reedus (R), 10/31/2010, ©AMC The Walking Dead, Seth Gilliam (L), Larry Gilliard Jr. (R), 'Strangers', Season 5, Ep. #2, 10/19/2014, ©AMC The Walking Dead, Larry Gilliard Jr. (L), Andrew J. West (R), 'Four Walls and a Roof', Season 5, Ep. #3, 10/26/2014, ©AMC The Walking Dead, Larry Gilliard Jr. (L), Norman Reedus (C), Danai Gurira (R), 'Isolation', Season 4, Ep. #3, 10/27/2013, ©AMC The Walking Dead, Larry Gilliard Jr. (L), Sonequa Martin (R), 'Four Walls and a Roof', Season 5, Ep. #3, 10/26/2014, ©AMC The Walking Dead, Larry Gilliard Jr., 'Four Walls and a Roof', Season 5, Ep. #3, 10/26/2014, ©AMC The Walking Dead, Larry Gilliard Jr. (L), Alanna Masterson (R), 'Four Walls and a Roof', Season 5, Ep. #3, 10/26/2014, ©AMC The Walking Dead, from left: Norman Reedus, Larry Gilliard Jr., Danai Gurira, Chad L Coleman, Steven Yeun, Kyle Gallner, '30 Days Without an Accident', Season 4, Ep. #1, 10/13/2013, ©AMC The Walking Dead, from left: Norman Reedus, Danai Gurira, Chad L Coleman, Larry Gilliard Jr., 'Indifference', Season 4, Ep. #4, 11/03/2013, ©AMC The Walking Dead, Sonequa Martin (L), Larry Gilliard Jr. (R), 'Inmates', Season 4, Ep. #10, 02/16/2014, ©AMC The Walking Dead, from left: Larry Gilliard Jr., Danai Gurira, Steven Yeun, Sonequa Martin, Norman Reedus, '30 Days Without an Accident', Season 4, Ep. #1, 10/13/2013, ©AMC The Walking Dead, from left: Chad L Coleman, Larry Gilliard Jr., Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, '30 Days Without an Accident', Season 4, Ep. #1, 10/13/2013, ©AMC The Walking Dead, Sonequa Martin (L), Larry Gilliard Jr. (R), '30 Days Without an Accident', Season 4, Ep. #1, 10/13/2013, ©AMC

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      42% 96% Big George Foreman: The Miraculous Story of the Once and Future Heavyweight Champion of the World Unknown (Character) $5.3M 2023
      100% No Score Yet The Featherweight Unknown (Character) - 2023
      98% 78% One Night in Miami Drew "Bundini" Brown (Character) - 2020
      15% 38% Walk of Shame Scrilla (Character) $39.8K 2014
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Championship Rounds James Deacon Sr. (Character) - 2013
      61% 37% Would You Rather Dr. Barden (Character) - 2012
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Trial of Ben Barry June (Character) - 2012
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Junior Det. Daniel Abrams Sr. (Character) - 2012
      76% 73% Brother to Brother Marcus (Character) - 2004
      77% 83% The Machinist Jackson (Character) $1.1M 2004
      25% 33% Kill the Poor Spike (Character) - 2003
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Home Invaders Unknown (Character) - 2001
      16% 54% Simply Irresistible Nolan Traynor (Character) $4.4M 1999
      74% 74% Next Stop Wonderland Brett (Character) $3.4M 1998
      33% 71% The Waterboy Derek Wallace (Character) $161.5M 1998
      0% 28% The Substitute 2: School's Out Dontae (Character) - 1998
      No Score Yet 90% A Soldier's Sweetheart Shoeshine (Character) - 1998
      81% 78% Trees Lounge James (Character) $673.3K 1996
      No Score Yet No Score Yet White Lies Leon Turner (Character) - 1996
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Lotto Land Hank (Character) - 1995
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Inflammable Wesley Raines (Character) - 1995
      No Score Yet 17% Fly by Night Jed-Lyte (Character) - 1993
      No Score Yet No Score Yet In the Line of Duty: Street War Will (Character) - 1992
      80% 60% Straight Out of Brooklyn Dennis Brown (Character) $2.7M 1991

      TV

      Credit
      No Score Yet 83% Law & Order Aaron Dressler (Guest Star) 2024
      No Score Yet 90% Chicago P.D. Latrell Wade (Guest Star) 2021
      93% 86% The Deuce Chris Alston (Character) 2017-2019
      59% 86% God Friended Me Aaron (Guest Star) 2018
      86% 84% Graceland .Sean Logan (Guest Star) 2015
      93% 90% The Good Wife Ken Boxer Jr. (Guest Star) 2015
      95% 88% Elementary Dwyer Kirk (Guest Star) 2015
      79% 78% The Walking Dead Bob Stookey (Character),
      Unknown (Guest Star)
      2013-2014
      88% 92% Longmire Burke (Guest Star) 2013
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Army Wives Marcus Williams (Guest Star) 2012
      90% 98% Southland John's Sponsor (Guest Star) 2012
      No Score Yet 87% Lie to Me Marcus Weaver (Guest Star) 2010
      81% No Score Yet Detroit 1-8-7 Unknown (Guest Star) 2010
      97% 93% Friday Night Lights Elden (Guest Star) 2010
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Fear Itself James (Character) 2008
      No Score Yet 93% Numb3ers Unknown (Guest Star) 2006
      No Score Yet 82% CSI: New York Officer Omar Lilly (Guest Star) 2005
      94% 96% The Wire D'Angelo Barksdale (Character) 2002-2004
      No Score Yet No Score Yet New York Undercover Unknown (Guest Star) 1994
      0% No Score Yet George Lathan Basmore (Character) 1993-1994