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Actor Nelsan Ellis attends the premiere of HBO's "True Blood" season 7 and final season at TCL Chinese Theatre on June 17, 2014 in Hollywood, California.
Actor Nelsan Ellis attends the premiere of HBO's "True Blood" season 7 and final season at TCL Chinese Theatre on June 17, 2014 in Hollywood, California.

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'True Blood' actor Nelsan Ellis dead at 39

Actor Nelsan Ellis, who lit up the screen on HBO's vampire series "True Blood," has died at age 39, his manager confirmed to CNN.

'True Blood' actor Nelsan Ellis dead at 39

Actor Nelsan Ellis, who lit up the screen on HBO's vampire series "True Blood," has died at age 39, his manager confirmed to CNN.