‘Walking Dead’ Adds Third ‘Wire’ Alum to Cast

Seth Gilliam joins Chad L. Coleman and Larry Gilliard Jr.

Last Updated: August 4, 2014 @ 10:05 AM

The producers of “The Walking Dead” have great taste in television: They’ve added their third “The Wire” alum to the show’s cast.

Seth Gilliam, who played Baltimore cop Ellis Carver for five seasons of “The Wire,” joins “The Walking Dead” for its fifth season. There’s no word yet on who he’ll play.

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Gilliam joins “Wire” alums Chad L. Coleman and Larry Gilliard Jr.

“The Walking Dead,” television’s top scripted drama, returns for its fifth season in the fall.