Clarence Gillard, Star Of 'Die Hard' And 'Walker, Texas Ranger,' Dies At 66

"It is with great sadness that I am sharing this news," 

Dean Nancy Usher said in a statement shared on Instagram. 

"His students were deeply inspired by him, as were 

everyone who knew him. He possessed many 

extraordinary talents and was well-known 

throughout the university for his 

throughout the dedication to teaching and professional for his 

UNLV film director Heather Addison remembered 

Gillard as "a beacon of light and strength to everyone around her at UNLV".