Seth Gilliam Bio, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Education, Career, Net Worth

Seth Gilliam Biography

Seth Gilliam is an American actor. He is best known for portrayals on The Wire as Ellis Carver and Father Gabriel Stokes on The Walking Dead. In addition, he is also famous for portraying the roles Clayton Hughes on Oz, Sugar Watkins in the movie Starship Troopers, Dr. Alan Deaton on Teen Wolf as well as Detective Daniels on Law & Order: Criminal Intent.

Seth Gilliam Age|Birthday

Gilliam was born on November 5, 1968. Therefore, he is 53 years old as of 2021 and celebrates his birthday on 5th November every year.

Seth Gilliam Height|Weight

Gilliam’s height is 5 feet 9 inches (approximately 174 centimeters). However, his other body measurements such as weight are currently under review.

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Seth Gilliam Family

Gilliam’s details about his siblings and parents are currently under review.

Seth Gilliam Education

In 1990, Gilliam graduated from the State University of New York at Purchase.

Seth Gilliam Career

In the early 1990s, Gilliam’s career began. In the award-winning film Still Alice, he starred. The 1997 action film Starship Troopers, portraying Seargent Sugar Watkins and in the 1996 film Courage Under Fire as Sergeant Steven Altameyer are some of his film credits. Some of his recurring roles include Aaron Dexter in the seventh season of The Cosby Show, as well as Alan Deaton on Teen Wolf. However, on The Wire, is his most prominent. Additionally, for criticizing the show, he attracted attention for being overlooked for Emmy nominations despite its critical success in 2008.

Moreover, he guest-starred in the shows Nurse Jackie, Skins, Person of Interest, The Good Wife, and CSI: Miami. On Oz, he played Clayton Hughes. In the fifth season of AMC’s The Walking Dead in May 2014, he was cast as Father Gabriel Stokes.

Furthermore, some of his stage acts include, playing Prince Edward in Richard III’s 1993 production. He played the title role in Othello first in 2010 at Boston’s Commonwealth Shakespeare Company. At the Houston Shakespeare Festival, he reprised the role in 2011. Moreover, Antony and Cleopatra, the pair returned to Houston in 2013. Although he loves his work in film and television, he has stated that he prefers acting on the stage.




1993 – Joey Breaker, Mr. Wonderful
1994 – The Hardest Part
1995 – Jefferson in Paris
1996 – Courage Under Fire
1997 – Starship Troopers
2000 – Punks
2002 – Personal Velocity: Three Portraits
2005 – The Great Wonderful


2008 – Sympathetic Details
2009 – The People v. Leo Frank, Did You Hear About the Morgans?
2010 – Betrayed
2011 – Stake Out: Atlantic Salmon
2014 – Still Alice
2015 – Police State
2018 – Change in the Air



1990-1991 – The Cosby Show
1992 – Law & Order, In the Eyes of a Stranger
1994 – Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker
1999-2001 – Oz
2002-2008 – The Wire
2005 – Law & Order: Trial by Jury
2007 – The Bronx is Burning
2007-2008 – Law & Order: Criminal Intent
2009 – Damages, Mercy, CSI: Miami
2010 – Nurse Jackie, Law & Order

2011 to present

2011 – The Good Wife, Svetlana
2011-2017 – Teen Wolf
2012 – Person of Interest, Homeland
2013 – Criminal Minds
2014 to present – The Walking Dead
2016 – Elementary
2019 – City on a Hill
2020 – Bull


2010, 2011 – Othello
2011 – King Lear
2018 – The Last Bar at the End of the World

Seth Gilliam Net Worth

Gilliam’s net worth is $1.5 million.