Nelsan Ellis

Nelsan Ellis

American actor
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Nelsan Ellis

Nelsan Ellis (November 30, 1977 – July 8, 2017) was an American film and television actor and playwright. He was well known for his role as Lafayette Reynolds in the HBO series True Blood, which he played from 2008 until the series' completion in 2014, and most recently for starring as Bobby Byrd in the James Brown biopic, Get On Up.

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Full name at birth
Nelson Ellis
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Claim to fame
Lafayette Reynolds in True Blood
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Date of birth
30 November 1977
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Place of birth
Harvey, Illinois
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Date of death
8 July 2017
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Los Angeles, California
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Cause of death
Complications of heart failure (brought on by years of drug and alcohol abuse)
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Actor, Playwright
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5' 10" (178 cm)
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Net worth
$3,000,000 USD
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High school
  • Jess Lanier High School, Alabama
  • McAdory High School, McCalla
  • Thornridge High School, Dolton (1997)
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University
  • Juilliard School (2000 - 2004)
  • Illinois State University
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