‘True Blood’ Star Nelsan Ellis Dead at 39
I have some surprising and sad news to share with all of you True Blood fans out there.
It’s being reported that Nelsan Ellis, the actor known for his role of Lafayette on the HBO series True Blood, died at the age of 39.
His manager, Emily Gerson Saines, reveals that he was batteling heart failure:
“Nelsan has passed away after complications with heart failure. He was a great talent, and his words and presence will be forever missed.”
Nelson is one of the few stars to appear in all seasons of True Blood, which ended its run in 2014.