Nelsan Ellis

ACTOR, PRODUCER, WRITER

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Nelsan Ellis was an award-winning American film and television actor and playwright, perhaps best known as Lafayette Reynolds on HBO's True Blood (2008).Nelsan was born on November 30, 1977, in Harvey, Illinois, the son of Jackie Ellis and Tommie Lee Thompson. Following his parents' divorce, Ellis and his mother moved to Alabama. He moved back to Illinois as a teenager, and graduated from Thornridge High School in Dolton, Illinois, in 1997. Ellis attended Juilliard and, while there, wrote a semi-autobiographical play titled Ugly that was performed at the school and later won the Lincoln Center's Martin E. Segal Award. Ellis won a 2008 Satellite Award from the International Press Academy for best supporting actor in a television series for his role as Lafayette Reynolds in HBO's True Blood. Ellis won the "Brink of Fame: Actor" award at the 2009 NewNowNext Awards.Tragically, Ellis died at the age of 39 on July 8, 2017, in Los Angeles, California, after complications from heart failure. His family released a statement on July 10, saying that Nelsan had been trying to quit alcohol in the days before his death, and suggesting that he suffered from alcohol withdrawal syndrome, leading to his heart failure. - IMDb Mini Biography By: Irishlass240 (corrections by A.R. Pennington)

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Streaming Availability

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Releases by Year

Nelsan Ellis on average has worked on 1 movies per year from 2005 to 2016. See the full graphs of the number of Nelsan Ellis movies released per year from 2005 till 2016.

Top Genres

Nelsan Ellis works mostly in Drama Genre followed by Biography Genre flixes. 37% of Nelsan Ellis movies are Drama Genre movies. See Top Genres that Nelsan Ellis worked on in the graph below.

Average IMDB Score

On average the IMDB score of the movies that Nelsan Ellis has worked on is 7.3.

7.3 / 10

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Crime,Drama,Mystery
Elementary (2012)

A modern take on the cases of Sherlock Holmes, with the detective now living in New York City.

7.9/1060 min

Available in 7 platform(s).

Drama,Fantasy,Mystery
True Blood (2008)

Telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin) encounters a strange new supernatural world when she meets the mysterious Bill Compton (Stephen Moyer), a southern Louisiana gentleman and vampire.

7.9/1055 min

Available in 10 platform(s).

Biography,Drama,Family
Secretariat (2010)

Penny Chenery Tweedy and colleagues guide her long-shot but precocious stallion to set, in 1973, the unbeaten record for winning the Triple Crown.

7.2/10123 min

Available in 11 platform(s).

Biography,Drama,Music
Get on Up (2014)

A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.

6.9/10139 min

Available in 11 platform(s).

An interracial family struggles to adjust when they move from New York City to a small, predominately white town in Washington State.

5.9/1084 min

Available in 1 platform(s).