Lawrence Gilliard Jr.
Lawrence Gilliard Jr. is an American actor. In 1991, he first appeared in the film Straight Out of Brooklyn, marking his acting debut. The following year, he had his first television role in the TV film In the Line of Duty: Street War. He later played Lathan Basmore in the the sitcom George. He also had roles in the films Lotto Land, Trees Lounge, The Substitute 2: School’s Out, The Waterboy, and Simply Irresistible. In the 2000s, he became known for his role as D’Angelo Barksdale in the critically acclaimed series The Wire. During this period, he had performances in the films Cecil B. DeMented, Gangs of New York, and The Machinist. In the 2010s, he became known for his roles on television — as Marcus Williams in Army Wives, Bob Stookey in The Walking Dead, and Chris Alston in The Deuce.