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Funeral Service Set for ‘True Blood’ Star Nelsan Ellis

The beloved actor died July 8 due to heart failure. He was 39.

Nelsan Ellis’ Family Shares Circumstances of ‘True Blood’ Actor’s Death????

The actor died Saturday of heart failure due to alcohol withdrawal complications, the family said. "Nelsan was a gentle, generous and kind soul."

Hollywood Reacts to Nelsan Ellis’ Death

The 'True Blood' and 'Get on Up' star died Saturday of complications from heart failure.

‘Little Boxes’: Tribeca Review

Melanie Lynskey and Nelsan Ellis play a mixed-race couple whose relocation from New York City to small-town Washington State tests the harmony of their family dynamic.

‘True Blood’ Cast, Showrunner on the Storylines That Could Have Been

What they wish the HBO series' seven seasons had included

‘True Blood’s’ Deborah Ann Woll on Series Finale: “It Was Not What I Expected”

The actress thought her character's romantic life would turn out differently

3 L.A. Spots Where ‘True Blood’s’ Costume Designer Buys Vampire Gear

Ahead of the HBO show's grand finale on Sunday, Audrey Fisher takes us on a tour of her go-to boutiques in Los Angeles for outfitting vampires and humans alike

Ian McShane, Nelsan Ellis Join ‘Bolden’ Cast

Gary Carr has taken over the title role of jazz musician Buddy Bolden, which was originally to have been played by Anthony Mackie, as filming resumes.

‘True Blood’s’ Nelsan Ellis on Series Finale and Favorite Lafayette Moments (Q&A)

The actor promises "a happy ending" for his character's new relationship when the series concludes.

‘True Blood’s’ Nathan Parsons on Sex Scene: A ‘Difficult Line to Walk’ (Q&A)

The actor says James' storyline with Lafayette is "a story that’s being told all over the place, and TV doesn’t pay enough attention."

‘True Blood’ Sneak Peek: Lafayette Earns a Growl From Alcide (Video)

A new extended behind-the-scenes clip from the supernatural HBO series' upcoming fifth season hits the web.