Nelsan Ellis

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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.

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MOVIE CREDITS:
2014: Bobby Byrd - Get on Up
2017: Mack - Little Boxes
2009: David Carter - The Soloist
2008: Young @ Heart
2015: Jesse Fletcher - The Stanford Prison Experiment
2017: Tyrik - True to the Game
2010: Eddie Sweat - Secretariat
2013: Wainwright - The Reluctant Fundamentalist
2011: Henry The Waiter - The Help

TV CREDITS:
2004: Veronica Mars
2005: Carter Howard - The Inside
2002: Luol Nimieri - Without a Trace
2008: Lafayette Reynolds - True Blood
2012: Shinwell Johnson - Elementary