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'''Nelsan Ellis''' (November 30, 1977 July 8, 2017) was an American actor, writer, director and playwright. He was best known for his role as Lafayette Reynolds in the series ''Series/TrueBlood''. He also appeared in a number of films including ''Film/TheButler'' where he portrayed UsefulNotes/MartinLutherKingJr.

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'''Nelsan Ellis''' (November 30, 1977 July 8, 2017) was an American actor, writer, director and playwright. He was best known for his role as Lafayette Reynolds in the series ''Series/TrueBlood''. He also appeared in a number of films including ''Film/TheButler'' where he portrayed UsefulNotes/MartinLutherKingJr.
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'''Nelsan Ellis''' (November 30, 1977 July 8, 2017) was an American actor, writer, director and playwright. He was best known for his role as Lafayette Reynolds in the series ''Series/TrueBlood''. He also appeared in a number of films including ''Film/TheButler'' were he portrayed UsefulNotes/MartinLutherKingJr.

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'''Nelsan Ellis''' (November 30, 1977 July 8, 2017) was an American actor, writer, director and playwright. He was best known for his role as Lafayette Reynolds in the series ''Series/TrueBlood''. He also appeared in a number of films including ''Film/TheButler'' were where he portrayed UsefulNotes/MartinLutherKingJr.


Nelsan Ellis (November 30, 1977 July 8, 2017) was an American actor, writer, director and playwright. He was best known for his role as Lafayette Reynolds in the series ''Series/TrueBlood''. He also appeared in a number of films including ''Film/TheButler'' were he portrayed UsefulNotes/MartinLutherKingJr.

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Nelsan Ellis '''Nelsan Ellis''' (November 30, 1977 July 8, 2017) was an American actor, writer, director and playwright. He was best known for his role as Lafayette Reynolds in the series ''Series/TrueBlood''. He also appeared in a number of films including ''Film/TheButler'' were he portrayed UsefulNotes/MartinLutherKingJr.


* * Film/WarmSprings'' (2005) - Roy Collier, television film

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* * Film/WarmSprings'' ''Film/WarmSprings'' (2005) - Roy Collier, television film


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* * Film/WarmSprings'' (2005) - Roy Collier, television film



* ''Film/RoxanneRoxanne'' (2018) - Mr. Lester, posthumous release

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* ''Film/RoxanneRoxanne'' (2018) - Mr. Lester, posthumous releaserelease

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* ''Series/TheInside'' (20052006) - Carter Howard
* ''Series/TrueBlood'' (20082014) - Lafayette Reynolds
* ''Series/{{Elementary}}'' (20162017) - Shinwell Johnson
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Nelsan Ellis (November 30, 1977 July 8, 2017) was an American actor, writer, director and playwright. He was best known for his role as Lafayette Reynolds in the series ''Series/TrueBlood''. He also appeared in a number of films including ''Film/TheButler'' were he portrayed UsefulNotes/MartinLutherKingJr.

He died at the age of 39 on July 8, 2017 of alcohol withdrawal syndrome, after dealing with drug and alcohol abuse and attempting to withdraw from alcohol on his own.
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!!Selected Filmography

* ''Film/TheSoloist'' (2009) - David Carter
* ''Film/{{Secretariat}}'' (2010) - Eddie Sweat
* ''Film/TheHelp'' (2011) - Henry the Waiter
* ''Film/TheReluctantFundamentalist'' (2012) - Wainwright
* ''Film/TheButler'' (2013) - Martin Luther King, Jr.
* ''Film/GetOnUp'' (2014) - Bobby Byrd
* ''Film/TheStanfordPrisonExperiment'' (2015) - Jesse Fletcher
* ''Film/LittleBoxes'' (2016) - Mack Burns
* ''Film/TrueToTheGame'' (2017) - Tyrik, dedicated in his Memory
* ''Film/RoxanneRoxanne'' (2018) - Mr. Lester, posthumous release

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