Nelsan Ellis

Nelsan Ellis

  • Born on
    • November 30th, 1977
  • Died on
    • July 8th, 2017
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Nelsan Ellis (born c. 1978) was an award-winning American film and television actor and playwright, perhaps best known as Lafayette Reynolds on HBO's True Blood. He died on July 8, 2017, in Los Angeles, California, from complications with heart failure at the age of 39. Description above from the Wikipedia article Nelsan Ellis, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia. ​

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Acting (14 Credits)

2017True to the Game as Tyrik
2017Roxanne Roxanne as Mr. Lester
2016Little Boxes as Mack
2015The Stanford Prison Experiment as Jesse Fletcher
2014Get on Up as Bobby Byrd
2012The Reluctant Fundamentalist as Wainwright
2011The Help as Henry The Waiter
2010Secretariat as Eddie Sweat
2009The Soloist as David Carter
2008The Express as Will Davis, Jr.
2008True Blood as Lafayette Reynolds
2007[email protected]
2005Warm Springs as Roy Collier
2005The Inside as Carter Howard


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