But if it’s a regular person asking me, that just says that maybe I’m doing a good job. However, Ellis almost never discussed his home life publicly and his wife’s name isn’t easily found on the internet. He is preparing for the "Fast & Furious" franchise, which I dont think is ever going to end.
But when a casting director or an agent asks me that question it takes on a deeper thing that says, ‘I can’t believe you’re doing this unless you are that,'” Ellis told Vibe. So kee pic.twitter.com/ANxt9Js Iq9 — Nelsan Ellis (@Official Nelsan) April 13, 2017 “We were extremely saddened to hear of the passing of Nelsan Ellis.
RIP pic.twitter.com/fvtquh Iac7 — Joe Manganiello (@Joe Manganiello) July 8, 2017 One of the sweetest most talented men I've ever met. Brown joined the chorus of voices singing the actor’s prematurely-cut praises. #brill Iantactor #trueblood #getonup #thesoloist #thehelp. The first time I met him was on the set of the soloist and we were at rehearsal with a lot of the homeless cast members, and Nelsan was playing our counselor.
In past interviews, Ellis had been asked about this speculation and, back in 2010, Vibe caught up with him and he addressed the topic.
“I don’t answer that question, ‘Are you gay or not,’ when it comes down to industry people.
Paquin revealed her sexuality in this PSA for the Give a Damn campaign.
In the announcement, Paquin calls herself bisexual.
Series leads Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Joe Manganiello, and Carrie Preston took to Twitter to voice their heartbreak.
It was an utter privilege to work with the phenomenally talented and deeply kind soul [email protected] Nelsan I'm devastated by his untimely death.
“Nelsan was a long-time member of the HBO family whose groundbreaking portrayal of Lafayette will be remembered fondly within the overall legacy of ‘True Blood.’ Nelsan will be dearly missed by his fans and all of us at HBO.” Ball echoed the network’s sentiments, adding, “Nelsan was a singular talent whose creativity never ceased to amaze me.
Working with him was a privilege.” Once the initial shock of his death wore off, Ellis’ “True Blood” castmates began mourning their friend on social media.
Nelsan Ellis was fondly remembered on Saturday by his "True Blood" co-stars as a "sweet" actor with "enormous talent." Ellis, 39, died on Saturday due to complications from heart failure, his rep confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter, although it was unclear what underlying problems caused the failure.
"Crushed today by the loss of my friend and castmate Nelsan Ellis," actor Joe Manganiello wrote.
"Nelsan was a long-time member of the HBO family whose groundbreaking portrayal of Lafayette will be remembered fondly within the overall legacy of True Blood. https://t.co/ks DIi MGBOZ pic.twitter.com/2Hn FEKBBjh— Chadwick Boseman (@chadwickboseman) July 8, 2017 Just got word that we lost @nelsanellisofficial.