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Sam Trammell

Born: 29 January 1969 (51 years old)
Gender: Male

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Sam Trammell is an American actor best known for his starring role as shape-shifting bar owner Sam Merlotte in the horror drama television series True Blood, from 2008-2014.

Trammell studied at Brown University and the University of Paris and has worked in regional theatre, on Broadway, off-Broadway and in film and television.

Trammell performed at Lincoln Center in Ancestral Voices and in 1998 Ah, Wilderness, for which he received a Tony nomination. He also starred in numerous plays on the New York stage including Kit Marlowe, If Memory Serves and My Night with Reg.

Trammell was seen in Joan Chen's Autumn in New York, opposite Richard Gere and Winona Ryder. His independent film credits include At the End of the Day, Beat and Wrestling with Alligators.

On television, Trammell appeared in Without Warning, CBS/Hallmark Hall of Fame's Harvest of Fire and in the series Maximum Bob, Trinity and Sullivan Street.

He also starred in the Showtime series Going to California.


Television Roles

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Character

Ken Thompson

Porter Rawley - 1981

Charles Wright

Matt Chambers

Ethan Hartig

Marty Levine

Gray Vanderhoven

Dr. Brian Seward

Thomas Gill

Himself

Sam Merlotte

Sam Merlotte

Sam Merlotte

Sam Merlotte

Sam Merlotte

Sam Merlotte

Sam Merlotte

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New on TV today: Sunday 9 August

Follow a journey down Blood Road on SABC3 or do some more Flirty Dancing on BBC Lifestyle.


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The full winners list for the 26th awards, including Record of the Year and the International Achievement Award from Friday's #ForThaClub.


New on TV today: Saturday 8 August

Musical comedy-drama Katy Keene starts on M-Net as CBS Reality finds 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover.


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Discover the secret world of Tiny Creatures on Netflix or learn about The Persians on BBC Earth.


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The Way To Paradise 3 Teasers - September 2020

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The Way To Paradise 2 Teasers - September 2020

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