Biography

Seth Gilliam (November 5, 1968) is an American actor. He is 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. His feature film credits include Private Sugar Watkins in the 1997 action movie Starship Troopers. Gilliam also had a recurring role during the seventh season of The Cosby Show as Aaron Dexter–boyfriend of Erika Alexander's Pam–and appeared in the 18th episode of the seventh season of CSI: Miami ("Flight Risk"). He also portrayed Sergeant Steven Altameyer in 1996's Courage Under Fire (1996). He is currently playing the lead in Commonwealth Shakespeare Company's production of Othello.

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Seth Gilliam (November 5, 1968) is an American actor. He is 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. His feature film credits include Private Sugar Watkins in the 1997 action movie Starship Troopers. Gilliam also had a recurring role during the seventh season of The Cosby Show as Aaron Dexter–boyfriend of Erika Alexander's Pam–and appeared in the 18th episode of the seventh season of CSI: Miami ("Flight Risk"). He also portrayed Sergeant Steven Altameyer in 1996's Courage Under Fire (1996). He is currently playing the lead in Commonwealth Shakespeare Company's production of Othello.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 26

Birthday 1968-11-05

Place of Birth New York - USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Silver Lake as Jeff
2018 Police State as Officer Grady
2014 Still Alice as Frederic Johnson
2012 The Skinny as Testing Van Doc
2011 Teen Wolf(40 episodes) as Dr. Alan Deaton
2010 The Walking Dead(16 episodes) as Gabriel Stokes
2010 The Walking Dead(48 episodes) as Father Gabriel Stokes
2010 Betrayed as Roger Waite
2009 Did You Hear About the Morgans? as U.S. Marshal Lasky
2009 The People v. Leo Frank as Jim Conley
2008 Sympathetic Details as Raymond
2007 The Wire: The Last Word
2007 The Wire Odyssey as Himself
2005 The Great New Wonderful as Clayton
2005 Law & Order: Trial by Jury(4 episodes)
2002 CSI: Miami(1 episode)
2002 The Wire(60 episodes) as Ellis Carver
2002 The Wire(1 episode)
2002 Personal Velocity
2001 Law & Order: Criminal Intent(4 episodes)
2000 Punks as Marcus
1997 Starship Troopers as Private Sugar Watkins
1996 Courage Under Fire as Stephen Altameyer
1995 Jefferson in Paris as James Hemings
1994 Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker as Cadet Johnson C. Whittaker
1993 Joey Breaker as Jeremy Brasher
1990 Law & Order(1 episode)
1984 The Cosby Show(3 episodes)

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