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Ellis (right along with Anna Paquin and Ryan Kwanten) was easily a fan favorite with his performance of Lafayette - a vibrant short order cook at the bar Merlotte's - to the point that show writers chose to keep him throughout the series which went against the books where he is killed off Ellis was easily a fan favorite with his performance of Lafayette - a vibrant short order cook a the bar Merlotte's - to the point that show writers chose to keep him throughout the series which went against the books where he is killed off.'We were extremely saddened to hear of the passing of Nelsan Ellis,' HBO said in a statement.
Ellis is survived by his grandmother (Alex Brown), his father (Tommie Lee Thompson) and his son (Breon Ellis).'It was an utter privilege to work with the phenomenally talented and deeply kind soul @Official Neslan I'm devastated by his untimely death,' Paquin tweeted.Jessica Chastain, Octavia Spencer, and The Weeknd all took to Twitter to express their shock over Ellis' death and sent their condolences to his family.'On the morning of Saturday July 8th, after four days in Woodhull Hospital, Nelsan was pronounced dead. He was a father, a son, a grandson, a brother, a nephew, and a great friend to those that were lucky enough to know him.'Nelsan was ashamed of his addiction and thus was reluctant to talk about it during his life.Nelsan will be dearly missed by his fans and all of us at HBO.'True Blood creator, Alan Ball added: 'Nelsan was a singular talent whose creativity never ceased to amaze me.
Working with him was a privilege.' Along with True Blood, Ellis also appeared in The Soloist, The Help, Lee Daniels' The Butler, Get on Up, Elementary and had even finished a movie True to the Game.
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The family said that the 39-year-old actor 'suffered from drug and alcohol abuse for years' and recently tried to 'withdraw from alcohol on his own' after 'many stints in rehab'.
'According to his father, during his withdrawal from alcohol he had a blood infection, his kidneys shut down, his liver was swollen, his blood pressure plummeted, and his dear sweet heart raced out of control,' Saines told The Hollywood Reporter.
Ellis was born near Chicago in Harvey, Illinois, but became a ward of the state after his mother had a break down over the death of her brother. Marines but quit at the age of 17 before he was accepted into the famed Julliard School in New York, where he graduated in 2004.