Sam Trammell was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. When he was a child, his family moved to Charleston, West Virginia. Trammell graduated from George Washington High School. He furthered his studies at Brown University and the University of Paris.
Sam Trammell has worked in theater, on-Broadway, off-Broadway, film and television. He is an accomplished New York stage actor whose credits include a Tony nominated performance in "Ah, Wilderness!" at Lincoln Center. Off-Broadway, he starred in "Dealer's Choice (play)", "My Night With Reg", "If Memory Serves", "Ancestral Voices", and most recently, "Kit Marlowe" at the Joseph Papp Public Theater, where he received outstanding reviews. Trammell's big break came when he landed the role of "Sam Merlotte" on HBO series True Blood.
True Blood AccoladesEdit
- Nominated for the Scream Award for Breakout Performance – Male (season 1)
- Nominated for the Scream Award for Best Supporting Actor (season 2)
- Sam's Twitter: @SamTrammell
|1997||The Hotel Manor Inn||Nolan|
|Childhood's End||Greg Chute|
|1998||Wrestling with Alligators||Will|
|Fear of Fiction||Red/Tom Hopkins|
|Autumn in New York||Simon|
|2003||Undermind||Derrick Hall/Zane Waye|
|2004||The Last Full Measure||Unknown role|
|2007||Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem||Tim|
|2008||Miracle of Phil||Taylor|
|2010||The Details||Unknown role|
|Shrinking Charlotte||Jeff Bicknell|
|1996||Harvest of Fire||Simon Troyer||TV movie|
|1998||Maximum Bob||Sonny Dupree||Episode: "Pilot"
Episode: "Once Bitten..."
|Trinity||Liam McCallister||Episode #1.1
Episode: "In a Yellow Wood" Episode: "No Secrets"
|2001-2002||Going to California||Kevin 'Space' Lauglin||20 episodes|
|2004||Anonymous Rex||Vincent Rubio||TV movie|
|House M.D.||Ethan Hartig||Episode: "Maternity"|
|2005||Strong Medicine||Kiko Ellsworth||Episode: "First Response"|
|Judging Amy||Marty Levine||Episode: "The Paper War"
Episode: "Revolutions Per Minute" Episode: "My Name Is Amy Gray..."
|Bones||Ken Thompson||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2006||CSI: NY||Charles Wright||Episode: "Heroes"|
|Numb3rs||Thomas Gill||Episode: "Hot Shot"|
|Justice||Kevin O'Neil||Episode: "Pilot"|
|Dexter||Matt Chambers||Episode: "Crocodile"|
|2007||Cold Case||Porter Rawley||Episode: "Blood on the Tracks"|
|What If God Were the Sun?||Jeff||TV movie|
|2009||Medium||Dr. Brian Seward||Episode: "Things to Do in Phoenix When You're Dead"|
|Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Gray Vanderhoven||Episode: "Identity Crisis"|
|2008-present||True Blood||Sam Merlotte||Regular|
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