Nelsan Ellis

Nelsan Ellis was an American film and television actor and playwright. He was well known for his role as Lafayette Reynolds in the HBO series True Blood, which he played from 2008 until the series' completion in 2014.

Known For


Cast Credits

Elementary (2012)
Starring as Shinwell Johnson (9 episodes)
Guest starring as Shinwell Johnson (2 episodes)
RuPaul's Drag Race (2009)
Guest starring as Judge
True Blood (2008)
Starring as Lafayette Reynolds (73 episodes)
The Inside (2005)
Starring as Carter Howard (13 episodes)
Veronica Mars (2004)
Guest starring as Apollo Bukenya
Without a Trace (2002)
Guest starring as Deng Nimieri