Nelsan Ellis (1977–2017)

Actor | Producer | Writer
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KNOWN FOR 
Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013) | True Blood (2008-2014) | The Stanford Prison Experiment (2015)
AWARDS 
3 wins & 7 nominations More »
AKA 
Nelson Ellis
BORN 
Nov 30, 1977 (died Jul 8, 2017)
HEIGHT 
5' 9½" (1.76m)

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Past Film & Video (24 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (8 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for ElementaryElementary (TV Series) Shinwell Johnson (11 episodes, 2016), In Memory Of Our Friend (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2016–2018 12
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  • Primary photo for Send Me: An Original Web SeriesSend Me: An Original Web Series (TV Series) Benjamin (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for True BloodTrue Blood (TV Series) Lafayette Reynolds (81 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008–2014 81
    • Thank You (Aug 24, 2014) Lafayette Reynolds  Less
    • Love Is to Die (Aug 17, 2014) Lafayette Reynolds  Less
    • Almost Home (Aug 10, 2014) Lafayette Reynolds  Less
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  • Primary photo for A Drop of True BloodA Drop of True Blood (TV Series) Lafayette Reynolds (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for Without a TraceWithout a Trace (TV Series) Deng Nimieri (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
    • Lost Boy (Sep 27, 2007) Deng Nimieri  Less
  • Primary photo for Veronica MarsVeronica Mars (TV Series) Apollo Bukenya (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for The InsideThe Inside (TV Series) Carter Howard (13 episodes, 2005)  Less 2005–2006 13
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  • Primary photo for Warm SpringsWarm Springs (TV Movie) Roy Collier  Less 2005
Self (12 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Elementary: Season 5 - The Fifth ElementaryElementary: Season 5 - The Fifth Elementary (Video) Himself  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for RuPaul's Drag RaceRuPaul's Drag Race (TV Series) Himself - Guest Judge (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Made in HollywoodMade in Hollywood (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2010)  Less 2010–2014
  • Primary photo for TodayToday (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The Butler: Gag ReelThe Butler: Gag Reel (Video) Himself  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Chelsea LatelyChelsea Lately (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for CollegeHumor OriginalsCollegeHumor Originals (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The TalkThe Talk (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Love LustLove Lust (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Attack of the Show!Attack of the Show! (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Celebrity Vampire BaseballCelebrity Vampire Baseball (TV Movie) Himself - Sinners Designated Hitter  Less 2010 $300K
  • Primary photo for True Blood-Lines: A New TypeTrue Blood-Lines: A New Type (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2008
Archive Footage (3 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The 69th Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 69th Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for RuPaul's Drag RaceRuPaul's Drag Race (TV Series) Himself - Guest Judge (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
    • Countdown to the Crown (May 25, 2015) Himself - Guest Judge (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for A Drop of True BloodA Drop of True Blood (TV Series) Lafayette Reynolds (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
    • Jason (Jun 1, 2010) Lafayette Reynolds (archive footage)  Less

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