Nelsan Ellis Education,Age,Height,Affairs,Girlfriend,Wife,Family,Bio


Award-winning American film and television actor Nelsan Ellis was born in Harvey, Illinois, USA on the 30 November 1977, the son of Jackie Ellis and Tommie Lee Thompson.Nelsan Ellis is top recognized for his position as Lafayette Reynolds in the HBO series True Blood, which he acted from 2008 until the series’ completion in 2014 and most lately for starring as Bobby Byrd in the James Brown biopic, Get On Up.When his parents’ divorce, Ellis and his mother moved to Alabama.He moved back to Illinois as a teenager,and He attended Jess Lanier High School for a year, and then went to McAdory High School. Nelsan Ellis completed his graduation from Thornridge High School in Dolton, Illinois.He earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Juilliard.After graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2004, He appeared in numerous films including The Soloist, The Help ,Secretariat,and The Butler, where he played Martin Luther King.

Talking about his personal life there is no more information about girlfriend,dating, married life and wife.

His Height {in Feet} 5′ 9¼” and Height {in Meters} 1.76 m. Nelsan Ellis  Weight {in Pounds] 139 lbs and Weight {in Kilogram} 63 kg.His Body Build/Type is Athletic .

Ellis was died at the age of 39 on July 8, 2017, in Los Angeles, California, after complications from heart failure. His family said,he had been trying to quit alcohol in the days before his death, and suggesting that he suffered from alcohol withdrawal syndrome, leading to his heart failure.

Personal Information

Date Of Birth 30 November 1977
Date of Death 8 July 2017
Birth Place Harvey, Illinois, USA
Cause of death Complications with heart failure
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth Name Nelson Leon Ellis
Nickname Nelsan Ellis
Occupation Actor, Playwright
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Claim to Fame Lafayette Reynolds in True Blood
Year(s) Active 2002–2017
Friend Rutina Wesley (met at Juilliard School)
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Race/Ethnicity Afro-American
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown

Education Qualifications

High school Thornridge High School, Juilliard School, Jess Lanier High School, McAdory High School
College Columbia College Chicago
He earned B.F.A (Bachelor of Fine Arts) degree from Juilliard School in 2004.
He graduated from Thornridge High School in Dolton, Illinois, in 1997.

Family Information

Spouse Name Unknown
Children Name Breon Ellis (Son)
Father Name Tommie Lee Thompson
Mother Name Unknown
Siblings Name Lakeeia, Tommie Lee Jr., Babon, Maurice, Tianna, Yvonne, Shaentika

Relationships / Affairs / Girlfriend

Rebecca Breeds (2013)

Body Features & Measurements

Height {in Feet} 5′ 9¼”
Height {in Meters} 1.76 m
Weight {in Pounds] 139 lbs
Weight {in Kilogram} 63 kg
Body Build/Type Athletic
Shoe Size Unknown

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