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Danielle Sapia

First seen
Appeared in
3 episodes (see below)
Mentioned in
Biographical Information
Date of birth
October 9, 1972 (1972-10-09) (age 45)
Date of death
Place of birth
Contra Costa, California, USA
Place of death
External Links
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Danielle Sapia, born October 9, 1972, in Contra Costa, California, is an American actress who plays the role of Maudette Pickens on the HBO original series True Blood. Making her debut in the series' premiere episode, "Strange Love", in the series' first season, Danielle plays the role of a resident of Bon Temps, Louisiana, who had a sexual encounter with Jason Stackhouse, and was the second victim of the Bon Temps killer. Meeting an untimely demise on the same episode, in the same season, Danielle plays a recurring role through Season 1, and was last seen in a flashback, on the episode "You'll Be the Death of Me", at the end of the series' first season.


Danielle is an American actress best known for her role as Maudette Pickens, a girl looking for love in all the wrong places, in the first season of True Blood (2008). She had already proven to be an artist having performed at the Mark Taper Theater and appeared in several films and television shows. Her first love was softball, having been coached in her youth by her father and continuing to play through college. She graduated college with a double major in Theater Arts and Journalism. Danielle had been a long time fan of Allen Ball, having read his plays in college and later produced and acted in "Five Women Wearing the Same Dress." In 2015 she stared in Quantum Wisdom: Matthew's Story[1] played the role of the mother Matthew (performed by John Monday)


  • Cinema Verite (2011)
  • Quantum Wisdom (2015)


  • True Blood (2008)
  • Boston Legal (2006)


Season one appearances
"Strange Love" "The First Taste" "Mine" "Escape from Dragon House"
"Sparks Fly Out" "Cold Ground" "Burning House of Love" "Fourth Man in the Fire"
"Plaisir D'Amour" "I Don't Wanna Know" "To Love Is to Bury" "You'll Be the Death of Me"

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