Lawrence Gilliard, Jr.
Full Name: Lawrence Gilliard, Jr.
The Walking Dead Character: Bob Stookey
Date of Birth: September 22, 1971
Hometown: New York, New York
Bet You Didn’t Know… Before pursuing acting, Lawrence studied classical music at Juilliard.
Lawrence Gilliard, Jr. was born in New York City, but moved to Baltimore, Maryland with his family when he was 7 years old. Though he initially studied classical music, he later turned his focus to acting and attended The American Academy of Dramatic Arts, The Acting Studio, Inc, and the Stella Adler Conservatory.
Lawrence made his film debut as the lead in the independent film Straight Out of Brooklyn, and has appeared in numerous television shows such as Army Wives, Southland, and Detroit 1-8-7.
Lawrence is new to The Walking Dead in Season 4. He plays Bob Stookey.