Nelsan Ellis is an actor known for his roles as Lafayette Reynolds in the television series True Blood and Carter Howard on The Inside. Ellis was joined by his wife, Lisa, in April 1988 by David, Paul, and Mary. Together they became the first of three parents who will appear on this new reality series. Their sons Thomas and Danny, who was born on October 28, 1992 had the same name, so they chose the name Alan Ellis. Alan Ellis is based on a character from George R....
- Born: ( 1977-11-30) November 30, 1977 Harvey, Illinois, U.S.
- Died: July 8, 2017 (2017-07-08) (aged 39) Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
- Cause of death: Complications from alcohol withdrawal
- Education: Illinois State University, Juilliard School (BFA)
- Occupation: Actor, playwright
- Years active: 2002–2017
- Children: 2
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- 54th New York Film Festival - Opening Night Party
- 'Little Boxes' Premiere - 2016 Tribeca Film Festival
- Entertainment Weekly's Annual Comic-Con Celebration - Arr...
- HBO's "True Blood" Panel - Comic-Con International 2014
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