this is just completely tragic,' said Stephen Moyer who played Bill Compton on True Blood. god be with his family and friends,' said Luke James. The world is a poorer place today...,' said actor Denis O'Hare.Posting a photo with his True Blood cast mate, Joe Manganiello said: 'Crushed today by the loss of my friend and castmate Nelsan Ellis. Actress Octavia Spencer posted a photo on Instagram that she shared on Twitter and said: 'Just got word that we lost @Official Nelsan. His light shined bright.''Very disturbed and sad that Nelsan Ellis has died. Actor Sam Trammel said: 'I don't know if I've ever seen the level of humility and kindness that came with the Magnificent Talent that Nelsan Ellis had. @Nelsan Ellis also played Bobby Byrd in "Get On Up" with @chadwickboseman and the horse trainer in "Secretariat." RIP.He is also survived by his siblings - Lakeeia Thomson (sister), Tommie Lee Thompson (brother), Babon Ellis (brother), Maurice Turne (brother), Tianna Thompson (sister), Shaentika Beard (sister), Yvonne Ellis (sister) and Tartheaia Thompson (aunt).Jackie Ellis, his mother, predeceased him in death.The family has asked that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Jenesse Center or The Restoration Ministries Church of God and Christ. Les jeunes artistes visuels (18-35 ans) qui vivent ou font la majeure partie de leur travail en Afrique peuvent soumettre des exemples de leur art sur le thème de "qu'espérez-vous pour la jeunesse africaine?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.
We can describe every detail of Kim Kardashian's 15-carat engagement ring from Kanye West, and we still swoon over Blake Lively's pink diamond, rose gold engagement ring from Ryan Reynolds.His family, however, believes that in death he would want his life to serve as a cautionary tale in an attempt to help others,' the statement reads.After his death was announced on Saturday, tributes flooded in from fans and friends from around the world - including his former True Blood co-star Anna Paquin.Mariah Carey's billionaire beau just proposed with an emerald-cut ring that totes a whopping 35-carat count. There's a new super-sized sparkler in Tinsel Town.Rosie Huntington-Whiteley got the world talking when she debuted her new engagement ring on the Golden Globes red carpet. Her elegant round-cut diamond dates back to the 20th century — a total showstopper.