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Sam Trammell
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Date of Birth
January 29, 1969 (1969-01-29) (age 45)
Birthplace
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
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Sam Trammell (born January 29, 1969) is an American stage, film and television actor. He is best known for his role as Sam Merlotte in the HBO vampire series, True Blood, which saw him nominated for a 2009 Scream Award for "Breakout Performance - Male." He was part of the initial starring cast and remains a starring cast member for the seventh, and final, season.

Early lifeEdit

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.

CareerEdit

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)

NotesEdit


FilmographyEdit

Film
Year Film Role Notes
1997 The Hotel Manor Inn Nolan
Childhood's End Greg Chute
1998 Wrestling with Alligators Will
2000 Beat Lee
Fear of Fiction Red/Tom Hopkins
Autumn in New York Simon
Followers John Dietrich
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
2011 Unshakable Kane
Television
Year Title Role Notes
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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AppearancesEdit

Season one appearances
"Strange Love" "The First Taste" "Mine" "Escape from Dragon House"
"Sparks Fly Out" "Cold Ground" "Burning House of Love" "The 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"
Season two appearances
"Nothing but the Blood" "Keep This Party Going" "Scratches" "Shake and Fingerpop"
"Never Let Me Go" "Hard-Hearted Hannah" "Release Me" "Timebomb"
"I Will Rise Up" "New World in My View" "Frenzy" "Beyond Here Lies Nothin'"
Season three appearances
"Bad Blood" "Beautifully Broken" "It Hurts Me Too" "9 Crimes"
"Trouble" "I Got a Right to Sing the Blues" "Hitting the Ground" "Night on the Sun"
"Everything Is Broken" "I Smell a Rat" "Fresh Blood" "Evil is Going On"
Season four appearances
"She's Not There" "You Smell Like Dinner" "If You Love Me, Why Am I Dyin'?" "I'm Alive and on Fire"
"Me and the Devil" "I Wish I Was the Moon" "Cold Grey Light of Dawn" "Spellbound"
"Let's Get Out of Here" "Burning Down the House" "Soul of Fire" "And When I Die"
Season five appearances
"Turn! Turn! Turn!" "Authority Always Wins" "Whatever I Am, You Made Me" "We’ll Meet Again"
"Let's Boot and Rally" "Hopeless" "In the Beginning" "Somebody That I Used to Know"
"Everybody Wants to Rule the World" "Gone, Gone, Gone" "Sunset" "Save Yourself"
Season six appearances
"Who Are You, Really?" "The Sun" "You're No Good" "At Last"
"F**k the Pain Away" "Don't You Feel Me" "In the Evening" "Dead Meat"
"Life Matters" "Radioactive"
Season seven appearances
"Jesus Gonna Be Here" "I Found You" "Fire in the Hole" "Death is Not the End"
"Lost Cause" "Karma" "May be the Last Time" "Almost home"
"Love is to Die" "Thank you"
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