As per our current Database, Nelsan Ellis has been died on Jul 8, 2017 (age 39).
When Nelsan Ellis die, Nelsan Ellis was 39 years old.
|Popular As||Nelsan Ellis|
|Age||39 years old|
|Born||November 30, 1977 (Harvey, IL)|
Nelsan Ellis’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius is curious and energetic, it is one of the biggest travelers among all zodiac signs. Their open mind and philosophical view motivates them to wander around the world in search of the meaning of life. Sagittarius is extrovert, optimistic and enthusiastic, and likes changes. Sagittarius-born are able to transform their thoughts into concrete actions and they will do anything to achieve their goals.
Nelsan Ellis was born in the Year of the Snake. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Snake are seductive, gregarious, introverted, generous, charming, good with money, analytical, insecure, jealous, slightly dangerous, smart, they rely on gut feelings, are hard-working and intelligent. Compatible with Rooster or Ox.
Known for his role as Bobby Byrd in the 2014 movie Get On Up, he also famously played Lafayette Reynolds on HBO's True Blood. For his role in the latter production, he received Ewwy, Satellite, Scream, and NAACP Image awards.
After briefly serving in the United States Marines, he began his acting training at New York City's famous Juilliard School.
He appeared in a small role in the 2011 film The Help.
A native of Harvey, Illinois, he was raised primarily in Bessemer, Alabama, by his grandmother. In his mid teens, he returned to Illinois and lived with his aunt while finishing high school. At age 39 he died of heart failure due to a longstanding battle with drug and alcohol abuse.
He and fellow True Blood cast member Rutina Wesley both attended the Juilliard School.