Jenni Blong is an American actress who plays the role of Michelle Stackhouse on the HBO original series True Blood. Making her debut on the episode "The First Taste" in the series' first season, Jenni plays the role of series' protagonist Sookie Stackhouse's mother. The wife of Corbett Stackhouse, and mother of Sookie and Jason Stackhouse, Jenni and Corbett discovered that Sookie inherited telepathy from Corbett's father, Earl Stackhouse. Not wanting to accept this fact, Sookie was sent to teachers and doctors, who diagnosed Sookie as being able to read body language. Jenni simply thought her daughter was insane. Playing a recurring role through the series' first, fifth, and sixth seasons, Jenni met an untimely demise in the 1990s, along with her husband Corbett, purportedly killed in a flash flood. On the episode "We’ll Meet Again", in the series' fifth season, however, Hadley Hale tells Jason that his parents were killed by vampires, instead. Sookie learns later that it wasn't vampires, however, it was a fairy-vampire hybrid named Warlow, who killed her parents. Jenni was a guest starring actress who appeared only in flashbacks, and was last seen in the Season 6 episode "F**k the Pain Away".