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Sam Trammell

Went to high school with Jennifer Garner, and the two later appeared in the 1996 made-for-TV movie Harvest of Fire. Studied philosophy and linguistics in college, but got hooked on acting during his last semester at Brown after a friend suggested he audition for a play, even though he had no previous experience. Moved to New York City after college in 1993, and his persistence paid off with a major part in a 1998 revival of Eugene O'Neill's Ah, Wilderness! The role earned him a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Play, an Outer Critics Circle Award nomination for Best Actor in a Play, a Theatre World Award and a Clarence Derwent Award for Most Promising Male. A scene from the first season of True Blood where his character runs naked through the woods was shot at Lake Bistineau in Louisiana, on land that used to be owned by a distant relative of Trammell's. His mother Betsy Trammell (née Foote) is a distant relative of deceased historian Shelby Foote. Became a father when girlfriend Missy Yager gave birth to twin boys on August 9, 2011.

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
83% Imperium
  • Gerry Conway
2016
11% I Am Wrath
  • Det. Gibson
2016
67% All Mistakes Buried
  • Sonny
  • Executive Producer
2016
21% White Rabbit
  • Darrell
2015
45% About Ray
  • Matthew
2015
No Score Yet The Track
  • Scott
2015
No Score Yet The Privileged
  • Preston Westwood
2014
81% The Fault In Our Stars
  • Michael
2014
No Score Yet Crazy Kind Of Love
  • Jeff
2013
No Score Yet Guns, Girls and Gambling
  • Sheriff Cowley
2012
No Score Yet Fear of Fiction
  • Actor
2009
12% Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (AVP 2)
  • Tim
2007
No Score Yet What If God Were the Sun?
  • Jeff
2007
No Score Yet Anonymous Rex
  • Vince Rubio
2004
No Score Yet Undermind (At the End of the Day)
  • Derrick/Zane
2003
20% Autumn in New York
  • Simon
2000
57% Beat
  • Lee
2000
No Score Yet Followers
  • John Dietrich
2000
No Score Yet Fear of Fiction
  • Red
2000
No Score Yet Wrestling with Alligators
  • Will
1998
No Score Yet Childhood's End
  • Greg
1997
No Score Yet Harvest of Fire
  • Simon Troyer
1996

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet Bones
2005
  • Ken Thompson
No Score Yet House
2004-2012
  • Ethan Ethan Hartig
No Score Yet Cold Case
2003-2010
  • Young Patrick Rawley
No Score Yet The Talk
2010
  • Guest
33% Cocked
2015
  • Richard Paxson
No Score Yet The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
2014
  • Guest
No Score Yet CSI: NY
2004-2013
  • Charles Wright
No Score Yet Numb3rs
2005-2010
  • Thomas Gill
70% True Blood
2008-2014
  • Sam Merlotte
80% Dexter
2006-2013
  • Actor

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