True Blood actor Nelsan Ellis (39) died
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The American actor Nelsan Ellis is on the 39-year-old age died. According to media in the United States, he died of complications after heart failure. Ellis is known for his role in the HBO series True Blood.
In the series, which is also in the Netherlands, he plays Lafayette Reynolds. In a statement let HBO know sad to have knowledge of the death of Ellis.
The American pay-tv channels praised the actor and said that he by the portrayal of Lafayette Reynolds has made a significant contribution to the success of the series.
Ellis was also featured in some movies. In The Butler, he played the role of Martin Luther King. He also had roles in The Help, The Stanford Prison Experiment, and God’s Behaving Badly. In addition to his role in True Blood was Ellis also appeared in the television series The Inside and Elementary.