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The brother of Adele Stackhouse and great uncle of Jason and Sookie Stackhouse.
- The Atoner: He left everything to Sookie out of guilt for molesting her.
- Character Death: Bill kills him after finding out he molested Sookie.
- Dirty Old Man: He molested Sookie when she was a toddler.
- Karmic Death: When Sookie tells Bill about how she was abused, Bill almost instantly decides to kill him in retribution.
Lisa & Cody Fowler
Andy Bellefleur's sister, and a successful attorney. She has business dealings with Bill Compton, which developed into a sexual relationship.
The Fellowship of the Sun
Rev. Theodore Newlin
The Reverend of the Fellowship of the Sun church outside of Dallas, Texas.
- Character Death: He's killed by Stan Baker.
- Foil: Shown opposing Nan Flanagan.
- We Hardly Knew Ye: Newlin only appears in newscasts.
A dedicated fanatic member of the Fellowship of the Sun. Desperate to please and to come out on top, he becomes viciously jealous of Jason Stackhouse.
- Evil Counterpart: To Jason: both are enthusiastic, dimwitted tools for the Fellowship, but Luke is dedicated in his belief while Jason eventually wises up.
A mercenary who helps train and lead the Soldiers of the Sun, Rev. Steve Newlin's secret, paramilitary unit of the Fellowship of the Sun.
- Fantastic Racism: Like all the Fellowship members, he hates vampires.
- Jerkass: While the other members of the Fellowship are hardly nice people, Gabe stands out when it comes to being a depraved lunatic.
- Psycho for Hire: Gabe is apparantly a mercenary.
- Rape Is a Special Kind of Evil: His repeated attempts to rape Sookie mark him as the most blatantly evil member of the Fellowship.
- Well-Intentioned Extremist: Subverted. He may care about killing vamps but he is a maniac who will kill and rape anything given the chance.
A member and representative of the Fellowship of the Sun, and one of Rev. Theodore Newlin's closest advisers.
- Mouth of Sauron: For the Fellowship of the Sun and for Theodore Newlin, then for Steve Newlin.
A ruthless advisor to Governor Burrell.
- Character Death: Eric mutilates him in revenge for Nora, and Bill later finishes him off.
- Faux Affably Evil: He's well-spoken and smiling, but also a sadistic Torture Technician.
- Four Eyes, Zero Soul: He's a spectacle-wearing sadist.
- The Evil Genius: For the Burrell camp, as the leader scientist.
- Groin Attack: Eric rips his genitals out with his bare hands and leaves him to bleed out.
- Smug Snake: He's very pleased to be cutting into vampire test subjects.
- Southern-Fried Genius: Has a very pronounced Southern accent.
A psychiatrist who works at Truman Burrell's 'vampire camp'.
- Affably Evil: He's well-spoken, understanding and keeps his word.
- Face Death with Dignity: When Eric threatens to kill him, he says he doesn't care because he will have the satisfaction of having slept with Pam. Pam then kills him.
A beautiful Thai woman who lets vampires feed on her to get them to coöperate in therapy.
Bon Temps Residents
A resident of Bon Temps and the mother of Hoyt Fortenberry. She's characterized by her over-protective and possessive relationship with her son and (despite his age) treats him as though he's a child. She is threatened by any other women in his life, and he still lives at home with her despite being in his late 20s.
- Brainwashed and Crazy: By Maryann in Season 2.
- Character Death: Maxine finally meets her end when Violet rips her guts out.
- Control Freak: To Hoyt in particular, who she seeks to control via emotional abuse and smothering.
- Jerk with a Heart of Jerk: While we see some soft sides to Maxine once in a while, she is overall cruel and racist person that would kill a non-human with pure glee.
- Kill the Bitch: The general reaction to her death by Violet
- Large Ham: Especially when she was under Mary-Ann's spell.
Dep. Kevin Ellis
- Character Death: He's killed by infected vampires in Season 7's opener.
- Those Two Guys: with Kenya.
Dep. Kenya Jones
- Character Death: She's killed by infected vampires while trying to burn their hideout.
- Drowning My Sorrows: A light-hearted version, where she's seen drinking after Andy gets promoted to Sheriff.
- Et Tu, Brute?: Betrays Andy and the Sheriff's department when she not only decides to let the rioting townspeople raid the station's armory, but joins them
Nancy LeVoir AKA Miss Jeanette
A drugstore clerk but also performs fake exorcisms on the side to support her family.
A sweet girl-next-door who has had a crush on Hoyt for a long time. After his breakup with Jessica, she, with help from Maxine, becomes his new girlfriend. She is shown to be opposed to vampires, hence attaining Maxine's approval.
- Huge Guy, Tiny Girl: With Hoyt.
Ruby Jean Reynolds
The mother of Lafayette Reynolds, aunt of Tara Thornton, and also a medium.
- Asshole Victim: He causes far more chaos than the infected Vampires and brainwashes the town into killing anything not human including Sam and Sookie. It's hard not to cheer when he is killed by Bill.
- Dirty Coward: The moment he see's Violet rip Maxines hear out, he flees the scene like the coward he is.
- Sore Loser: Implied to be this by Sam since he lost to Sam in running for Mayor.
The "Dragon", the leader, of an anti-supernatural hate group called the Obamas. They are nicknamed after the masks they used to conceal their identities.
- Big-Bad Ensemble: In Season 5. She is the Big Bad of the shapeshifter-murder arc. Ironically her nickname was "The Dragon". Along with her, there is the Vampire Authority, Russell and of all people, Bill.
- Disc-One Final Boss: Taken down fairly quickly once she was discovered.
- Dirty Coward: She makes a run for it when things start going wrong.
- Fantastic Racism: Against shifters, for which she has a very petty Freudian Excuse (a shifter girl once stole her man).
- In the books, her Freudian Excuse was having been bitten by a werewolf.
- In Name Only: Her book counterpart was Sookie's colleague, a cook and former stripper. This was likely changed, because it's similar to the season 1 storyline, where another of Sookie's trusted associates turned out to be a murderer.
- Lady Macbeth: Bud Dearborne probably would've had nothing against shifters and other supes if not for her influence.
- The Man Behind the Man: To Bud Dearborne and the 'Obamas'.
- Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: She doesn't get far however, thanks to Luna.
- Teeth Flying: Luna knocks some teeth out of her head.
The construction manager of the parking garage built above the entombed Russell Edgington.
Mack & Denise Rattray
Local drug dealers in Bon Temps, specializing in V.
- Bald of Evil: Mack.
- Fantastic Drug: They deal in vampire blood.
- Fantastic Racism: Against vampires, seeing them as sources of V and nothing else.
- Jerkass: Both of them are rude, crass and violent.
- Starter Villain: They're the first antagonists to appear in the series.
- We Hardly Knew Ye: Mack and Denise are dispatched fairly quickly, although nobody's going to mourn them.
Maryann's assistant who serves her as an all-purpose domestic worker. He functions as a cook, chauffeur, house keeper, and masseur.
- Ambiguously Human: Different from the humans and similar to the supernaturals, he seems to be immune to Maryann's power. It is unknow if this happens because he is Not Quite Human or because Maryann can somehow spare him from the effects of her power.
- Alas, Poor Villain: He didn't so much besides assist Maryann, and his death is so random and unmourned by Maryann that it's hard not to feel a bit bad for him.
- Boom, Headshot!: Maryann deflects a bullet meant for her into Karl's head.
- Character Death: He's killed when Maryann deflects a bullet away from her, which goes straight into Karl's head.
- Undying Loyalty: to Maryann.
Joe Lee Mickens
Sam's biological father, who was serving time in jail when Sam was born. He is also the father of Tommy, and husband to Melinda. He tries to use Sam for money while pretending to be a caring father. He tries to hide from Sam the fact that he forces Tommy in to dogfights in order to make money.
- Fan Disservice: Spends a lot of time in his underwear for whatever reason.
- Manipulative Bastard: He's not exactly good at it, but he certainly has his hooks into Melinda, and by their powers combined both of them are hooked into Tommy.
A leading right-wing politician and later congressman. In spite of his anti-vampire and anti-gay politics, he is both secretly homosexual and a user of V, which he buys from Lafayette.
- Blackmail: What he faces from Lafayette.
- Hypocrite: He's anti-gay and anti-vampire...despite being a gay vampire-blood user himself.
An immigrant from Estonia and exotic dancer at Fangtasia.
- Bi the Way: She has sex with both Eric and Pam.
- The Dog Bites Back: See Karma Houdini.
- Golddigger: Accused of being such by Eric.
- Karma Houdini: Gets away after stealing all the money from Fangtasia and chaining Pam with silver chains after getting fed up of constant humiliation from her.
- Worthless Foreign Degree: Yvetta claims that back in Estonia she was a cardiologist.
Tara's cage-fighting girlfriend from New Orleans.
- Action Girl: Comes with being a cage fighter.
- Put on a Bus: Tara makes her leave Bon Temps to protect her.
The first man to synthesize human blood into Tru Blood.
- Ain't Too Proud to Beg: When he thinks Bill is about to kill him.
- Dirty Old Man: He has a reputation for leering at his female students.
- Forced into Evil: By Bill. Takahashi wants no part of his plan, but is being held captive.
- Hot for Student: Part of his reputation. Jessica uses this to lure him in.
- Your Cheating Heart: He claims to have a wife and kids, but also has a reputation for hitting on his female students.
The human lover of Isabel Beaumont.
A businesswoman working for the Japanese corporation responsible for the production of Tru Blood. She made a deal with Governor Burrell to invest in the company.
- Broken Heel: This becomes both her handicap and the reason for her death.
- Cat Fight: Against Sarah Newlin.
- Groin Attack: To Sarah Newlin. It doesn't stop her.
- Too Dumb to Live: Literally. If she had only taken off her shoes.
Dr. Patricia Ludwig
A little old lady doctor that specializes in supernatural creatures.
- Back-Alley Doctor: She doesn't seem to belong to any hospital, all of her patients she meets at their place.
- Deadpan Snarker: She could work on her bedside manner a bit.
- Inexplicably Awesome: It's never explained who or possibly what Dr. Ludwig is. She has a ton of unexplained knowledge about the supernatural world, and vampires thousands of years old defer to her, and she fears absolutely nothing. Sookie's great-grandpappy calls her a dwarf, but he might have meant in the purely medical sense.
Big John Dickson
- The Voiceless: Until "Life Matters".
A general within the Pentagon. He was working with Roman Zimojic and the Authority to keep the peace between humans and vampires.
- Character Death: Eric snaps his neck as part of a ruse to leave the Authority building.
- Four-Star Badass: He's an older military general and shows absolutely no fear of the Authority, calmly asserting his own authority and letting them know exactly how crazy he thinks they are.
- Neck Snap: How Eric kills him.
- Only Sane Man: He sets the Authority straight on just how much they've screwed themselves, and how fragile the alliance between human and vampire was.
- We Hardly Knew Ye: He only appears at the beginning of one episode before being killed.
- "World of Cardboard" Speech: He tells the Authority in no uncertain terms just what will be unleashed if they choose all-out war with humanity.
A humble, yet mentally disturbed wiccan. As a member of Marnie Stonebrook's coven, he was the only faithful and loyal companion of Marnie/Antonia.
- Asshole Victim: Only Marnie is upset when Eric rips his heart out, and it's more out of horror than actual grief.
- Character Death: Eric rips Roy's heart straight out of his body and drinks from it like a juice carton.
- The Dragon: To Marnie.
- Psycho Sidekick: To Marnie. He loves seeing vampires die almost as much as her, but he's never been really wronged by them.
- Stupid Sacrifice: He stands in front of Marnie to protect her, is instantly killed, and Marnie dies seconds later.
- Too Dumb to Live: Standing up to Eric and Bill when the battle was clearly over.
- Undying Loyalty: For Marnie, who he sticks by all the way.
An undercover agent, wiccan, and former member of Marnie Stonebrook's coven. Under the king's orders, Katerina infiltrates Marnie's coven at the Moon Goddess Emporium in order to determine if they pose a danger to vampires.
The grandfather to Jesus, and a brujo or shaman, who lives in Mexico. Don Bartolo attempted to teach Jesus the ways of being a brujo, but Jesus' mother would not allow it, and Jesus was never allowed to see his grandfather again.
- Abusive Abuelo: He forced Jesus into a brujo livestyle, and now dismisses him as 'weak'. He also desecrates his grandson's corpse for a ritual.
- Beard of Evil: He has a thick beard and is evil as hell.