Nelsan Ellis Height, Weight, Measurements, Biography, Age, Wiki

Nelsan Ellis Height, Weight, Measurements, Biography, Age, Wiki. Nelsan Ellis is an American Actor. He is most popular for his role in the HBO Television series ‘True Blood’ which aired from 2008 to 2014. He nominated with the Satellite Award for his contribution in the TV series. Also, he was starred the most popular American Television series ‘Elementary’ from 2016 to 2017.

Nelsan Ellis

Nelsan Ellis Age, Wiki & Biography

Date of Birth November 30, 1977
Death July 8, 2017
Birthplace Harvey, Illinois, U.S.
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Ethnicity Not known
Nationality American
Profession Actor

Family, Childhood & Education

Father Tommie Lee Thompson
Mother Jackie Ellis
Sibling Tianna Thompson, Tommie Lee Thompson, Yvonne Ellis, Babon Ellis, Lakeeia Thomson, Alice Nellis, Maurice Turne, Shaentika Beard.
Childhood He is the actor who prefers to keep his personal life behind the scenes. Thus, there is no information about his childhood at the moment.
Education He completed his high school education from McAdory High School. Later on, He graduated with Bachelor of Fine Arts from Juilliard University in 2004

Personal Life & Relationship History

Relationship Status Not known
Partners name Not revealed
Previous relationship Not known
Children None

He was the actor who likes to give his personal life behind the scene. He had played a key role in the series True Blood with raised a  question whether he is gay or not. So, he dismissed the rumour by saying that he is married but never discussed about his wife openly.

Net Worth & Salary

Net worth Not known
Salary Not known

Height Weight & Body Measurements

Height 5 feet and 9 inches
Hair Black
Eyes Black

Death Cause

He died because of Alcohol withdrawal syndrome at the age of 39 on July 8, 2017. His drinking habit led to the failure of his heart and his family revealed that he was trying to quit drinking alcohol.

Career Highlights

Nelsan Ellis started his career  with a small role in the short film named Lost. Later on, he landed the role in television series, Warm Springs, from 2005 to 2006. After series of small roles in different movies, he was finally casted in the series named True Blood in 2007.

Later on, he was praised for his  role in the series and won various awards. After that, he appeared as Shinwell Johnson in the series, Elementary, from 2015 to 2017.


He was awarded with NCCP Image award in the category of outstanding supporting actor for his contribution in True Blood in 2011. You can read biography of actors Ian Verdun and Alex Roe.

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