Date of Birth
October 11, 1969
Brentwood, Essex, England
Stephen Moyer, born October 11, 1969 in Brentwood, Essex, England is a British actor who plays the role of Bill Compton on the HBO original series . Making his debut on the series' premiere episode, " True Blood ", in the series' Strange Love first season, Stephen has remained a starring character throughout the series' first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, and seventh seasons. A confederate soldier living in the small town of Bon Temps, Louisiana, Stephen was turned into a vampire around the year 1865. At the time of the Great Revelation, Stephen had decided to "mainstream" and co-exist peacefully with humans. He has since been converted to the Sanguinista movement and believes himself to be the chosen form of Lilith. Becoming one of the series' main antagonists throughout much of its fifth and sixth seasons, Bill is one of only four characters to appear in every episode, the other three being protagonist Sookie Stackhouse, her brother Jason, and Merlotte's Bar and Grill short order cook Lafayette Reynolds, Stephen succumbs to Hepatitis V, and voluntarily meets an untimely demise on the episode " " in the series' seventh, and final, season.
Stephen was born in Essex, England and has been in a relationship with
co-star True Blood Anna Paquin since the series' pilot. They became engaged in August of 2009. On August 21, 2010, the two married in a small private Malibu, California ceremony.
On April 17, 2012, it was announced that Anna was expecting their twins in the Autumn. The twins, a boy and a girl, are called Charlie and Poppy.
Selected Filmography Edit
The Sound of Music Live! (2013) (TV Movie)
The Barrens (2012)
Jan (2012) (TV)
The Double (2011)
The Caller (2011)
Ice (2010) (TV)
IPhineas & Ferb (2010) (TV)
Open House (2010)
Tribes of October (2009)
True Blood (2008—Present) (US TV)
Empathy (2007) (TV)
The Starter Wife (2007) (US TV)
88 Minutes (2007)
Lilies (2007) (TV)
Land of the Blind (2006)
Waking the Dead (2005) (TV)
The Final Quest (2004) (TV)
NY-LON (2004) (TV)
Entrusted (2003) (TV)
Menace (2002) (TV)
Uprising (2001) (US TV)
Men Only (2001) (TV)
Princess of Thieves (2001) (TV)
Peak Practice (2000) (TV)
Sunburn (2000) (TV)
The Secret (2000) (TV)
Cold Feet (1999) (TV)
Life Support (1999) (TV)
Midsomer Murders (1999) (TV)
Highlander: The Raven (1999) (TV)
Ultraviolet (1998) (TV)
Comic Act (1998)
The Grand (1997) (TV)
Prince Valiant (1997)
A Touch of Frost (1997) (TV)
Cadfael (1996) (TV)
Lord of Misrule (1996) (TV)
Conjugal Rites (1993) (TV)
Won the Scream Award for Best Horror Actor (season 1)
Won the Emmy Award for Breakthrough Performance with for "Sookie meets Bill" (Season 1)
Anna Paquin Nominated for the Bravo A-List Award for Sexiest TV Moment with Anna Paquin for "Bill and Sookie's love scene" (season 1)
Nominated for the Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer TV Star: Male (seasons 1 and 2)
Nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Actor in Television (season 2)
Nominated for the Scream Award for Best Horror Actor (seasons 2 and 3)
Won the Saturn Award for Best Actor in Television (season 3)
Won the TV.com Award for Sexiest TV Couple with Anna Paquin (season 3)
Nominated for the Satellite Award for Best Actor in a Dramatic Series (season 3)
Trading Cards Edit
Among the guests at his wedding to Anna Paquin were Alan Ball, Elijah Wood, Sam Trammell, Carrie Preston and her husband Michael Emerson, Rutina Wesley, Jim Parrack and Todd Lowe.
He has two children from previous relationships: a son named Billy (born 2000) and a daughter named Lilac (born 2002).
Former pupil of St. Martins School, Hutton.
Was supposed to appear in the FOX drama pilot NSA Innocent (retitled Company Man), but got the role in HBO's True Blood (2008). His earlier role was taken over by Jason Behr.
Graduate of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.