The American actor Nelsan Ellis, in the us especially known for his role as the extravagant Lafayette Reynolds in the HBO series True Blood, is at age 39 died of heart failure.
The television network HBO was the death of the actor known. “We are incredibly saddened by the death of Nelsan Ellis”, reads a statement from HBO. “Nelsan was a faithful member of the HBO family, his groundbreaking interpretation of Lafayette will forever be part of the True Blood-erfenenis. Nelsan will be very missed by his fans and everyone at HBO.”
Nelsan Ellis also played in some movies. So he got into The Butler in the skin of Martin Luther King, vetolkte he in Get on Up, the biopic about James Brown, the role of soulzanger Bobby Byrd and he played alongside Jamie Foxx and Robert Downey Jr. in The Soloist.