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Seth Gilliam (born November 5, 1968) is an American actor. Gilliam’s best known roles are Lt. Ellis Carver in The Wire and Father Gabriel Stokes in The Walking Dead. He has had other notable roles in film and television, such as in Oz, Teen Wolf, and Starship Troopers.




  • The Cosby Show (1990-91) as Aaron Dexter (3 episodes)
  • Law & Order
  • Oz (1999-2001) as Clayton Hughes (17 episodes)
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  • The Wire (2002-08) as Ellis Carver (50 episodes)
  • Damages (2009) as Mark Waters (episode: "I Knew Your Pig")
  • CSI: Miami (2009) as Aaron Nolan (episode: "Flight Risk")
  • Nurse Jackie (2010) as Dr. Lindsey (episode: "Candyland")
  • The Good Wife (2011) as Jacob Rickter (episode: "Closing Arguments")
  • Teen Wolf (2011-17) as Dr. Alan Deaton (42 episodes)
  • Person of Interest (2012) as Detective Des Franklin (episode: "Identity Crisis")
  • Homeland (2012) as Chapman (episode: "A Gettysburg Address")
  • Criminal Minds (2013) as Lyle Johnson (episode: "Strange Fruit")
  • The Walking Dead (2014-22) as Father Gabriel Stokes
  • Elementary (2016) as Dr. Ira Wallace (episode: "Ready or Not")
  • City on a Hill (2019) as Reverend Jasper Fields (4 episodes)
  • Bull (2020) as Dr. Poulson (episode: "The Invisible Woman")