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Nelsan Ellis (1977–2017)

Actor | Producer | Writer

Nelsan Ellis was an award-winning American film and television actor and playwright, perhaps best known as Lafayette Reynolds on HBO's True Blood.

Nelsan was born on November 30, 1977, in Harvey, ... read full biography
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Nov 30, 1977 (died Jul 8, 2017) | 5' 9½" (1.76m)
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Past Television (8 titles) Episodes
Elementary (2016–2018)
(TV Series) - Shinwell Johnson (11 episodes, 2016), In Memory Of Our Friend (1 episode, 2018) Shinwell Johnson (11 episodes, 2016), In Memory Of Our Friend (1 episode, 2018)   See fewer
An Infinite Capacity for Taking Pains (Apr 30, 2018) Season 6, Episode 1 - In Memory Of Our Friend In Memory Of Our Friend   See fewer
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Send Me: An Original Web Series (2016)
(TV Series) - Benjamin (1 episode, 2016) Benjamin (1 episode, 2016)   See fewer
Interview One (2016) Benjamin Benjamin   See fewer
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True Blood (2008–2014)
(TV Series) - Lafayette Reynolds (81 episodes, 2008) Lafayette Reynolds (81 episodes, 2008)   See fewer
Thank You (Aug 24, 2014) Season 7, Episode 10 - Lafayette Reynolds Lafayette Reynolds   See fewer
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A Drop of True Blood (2010)
(TV Series) - Lafayette Reynolds (1 episode, 2010) Lafayette Reynolds (1 episode, 2010)   See fewer
Sookie, Tara & Lafayette (May 12, 2010) Season 1, Episode 3 - Lafayette Reynolds Lafayette Reynolds   See fewer
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Without a Trace (2007)
(TV Series) - Deng Nimieri (1 episode, 2007) Deng Nimieri (1 episode, 2007)   See fewer
Lost Boy (Sep 27, 2007) Season 6, Episode 1 - Deng Nimieri Deng Nimieri   See fewer
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Veronica Mars (2007)
(TV Series) - Apollo Bukenya (1 episode, 2007) Apollo Bukenya (1 episode, 2007)   See fewer
I Know What You'll Do Next Summer (May 15, 2007) Season 3, Episode 18 - Apollo Bukenya Apollo Bukenya   See fewer
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The Inside (2005–2006)
(TV Series) - Carter Howard (13 episodes, 2005) Carter Howard (13 episodes, 2005)   See fewer
Skin and Bone (Apr 14, 2006) Season 1, Episode 13 - Carter Howard Carter Howard   See fewer
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Warm Springs (2005)
(TV Movie) - Roy Collier Roy Collier   See fewer
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The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards (2017)
(TV Special) - Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage)   See fewer
RuPaul's Drag Race (2015)
(TV Series) - Himself - Guest Judge (1 episode, 2015) Himself - Guest Judge (1 episode, 2015)   See fewer
Countdown to the Crown (May 25, 2015) Season 7, Episode 13 - Himself - Guest Judge (archive footage) Himself - Guest Judge (archive footage)   See fewer
A Drop of True Blood (2010)
(TV Series) - Lafayette Reynolds (1 episode, 2010) Lafayette Reynolds (1 episode, 2010)   See fewer
Jason (Jun 1, 2010) Season 1, Episode 6 - Lafayette Reynolds (archive footage) Lafayette Reynolds (archive footage)   See fewer
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