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Anna Paquin: Plays Sookie Stackhouse

Birth Name: Anna Helene Paquin
Anna Paquin
Birth Date: July 24, 1982
Astrological Sign: Leo
Birth Place: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Education: Studied at Columbia University
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Stephen Moyer: Plays Bill Compton

Birth Name: Stephen John Emery
Stephen Moyer
Birth Date: October 11, 1969
Astrological Sign: Libra
Birth Place: Brentwood, Essex, England
Education: London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
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Sam Trammell: Plays Sam Merlotte

Birth Name: Sam Trammell
Sam Trammell
Birth Date: May 15, 1971
Astrological Sign: Taurus
Birth Place: New Orleans, Louisiana
Education:
  • Brown University
  • University of Paris
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Ryan Kwanten: Plays Jason Stackhouse

Birth Name: Ryan Christian Kwanten
Ryan Kwanten
Birth Date: November 28, 1976
Astrological Sign: Sagittarius
Birth Place: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
   
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Rutina Wesley: Plays Tara Thornton

Birth Name: Rutina Wesley
Rutina Wesley
Birth Date: 1980
Birth Place: Las Vegas, Nevada
   
Education:
  • University of Evansville in Indiana
  • Juilliard School
  • Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
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Kristin Bauer: Plays Pam

Birth Name: Kristin Bauer van Straten (born Kristin Neubauer)
Kristin Bauer
Birth Date: November 26, 1966
Astrological Sign: Sagittarius
Birth Place: Racine, Wisconsin
Education: Studied fine arts in St. Louis, Boston and New York
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Nelsan Ellis: Plays Lafayette Reynolds

Birth Name: Nelsan Ellis
Nelsan Ellis
Birth Date: 1978
Birth Place: Harvey, Illinois
Education: Juilliard
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Alexander Skarsgård: Plays Eric Northman

Birth Name: Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård
Alexander Skarsgard
Birth Date: August 25, 1976
Astrological Sign: Virgo
Birth Place: Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden
   
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Deborah Ann Woll: Plays Jessica Hamby

Birth Name: Deborah Ann Woll
Deborah Ann Woll
Birth Date: February 7, 1985
Astrological Sign: Aquarius
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York
Education: University of Southern California
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Chris Bauer: Plays Det. Andy Bellefleur

Birth Name: Mark Christopher “Chris” Bauer
Chris Bauer
Birth Date: October 28, 1966
Astrological Sign: Scorpio
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California
Education:
  • University of San Diego
  • Yale School of Drama.
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Todd Lowe: Plays Terry Bellefleur

Birth Name: Todd Lowe
Todd Lowe
Birth Date: May 10, 1977
Astrological Sign: Taurus
Birth Place: Humble, Texas
Education: University of Texas at Austin, Bachelors of Fine Arts
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Jim Parrack: Plays Hoyt Fortenberry

Birth Name: Jim Parrack
Jim Parrack
Birth Date: February 8, 1981
Astrological Sign: Aquarius
Birth Place: Allen, Texas
Education:
  • Studied acting at The Stella Adler Academy
  • Studied acting at the Playhouse West
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Carrie Preston: Plays Arlene Fowler

Birth Name: Carrie Preston
Carrie Preston
Birth Date: June 21, 1967
Astrological Sign: Gemini
Birth Place: Macon, Georgia
Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree from University of Evansville
  • Juilliard School
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William Sanderson: Plays Sherriff Bud Dearborne

Birth Name: William Sanderson
William Sanderson
Birth Date: January 10, 1948
Astrological Sign: Capricorn
Birth Place: Memphis, Tennessee
Education: University of Memphis (then known as Memphis State University)
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Kevin Alejandro: Plays Jesus Velasquez on True Blood
Kevin Alejandro: Plays Nate Moretta on Southland

Birth Name: Kevin Michael Alejandro
Kevin Alejandro
Birth Date: April 7, 1976
Astrological Sign: Aries
Birth Place: San Antonio, Texas
Education: University of Texas at Austin
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Marshall Allman: Plays Tommy Mickens

Birth Name: Marshall Scot Allman
Marshall Allman
Birth Date: April 5, 1984
Astrological Sign: April
Birth Place: Austin, Texas
   
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Denis O’Hare: Plays Russell Edgington

Birth Name: Denis Patrick Seamus O’Hare
Denis O'Hare
Birth Date: January 17, 1962
Astrological Sign: Capricorn
Birth Place: Kansas City, Missouri
Education: Northwestern University
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Lindsay Pulsipher: Plays Crystal Norris

Birth Name: Lindsay Pulsipher
Lindsay Pulsipher
Birth Place: Salt Lake City, Utah
   
   
   
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Grant Bowler: Plays Cooter

Birth Name: Grant Bowler
Grant Bowler
Birth Date: July 18, 1968
Astrological Sign: Cancer
Birth Place: Auckland, New Zealand
Education: National Institute of Dramatic Art
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Joe Manganiello: Plays Alcide Herveaux

Birth Name: Joseph Michael “Joe” Manganiello
Joe Manganiello
Birth Date: December 28, 1976
Astrological Sign: Capricorn
Birth Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Education:
  • Carnegie Mellon School of Drama
  • University of Pittsburgh
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Brit Morgan: Plays Debbie Pelt

Birth Name: Brittany Morgan Dengler
Brit Morgan
Birth Date: September 24, 1987
Astrological Sign: Libra
Birth Place: Marlton, New Jersey
   
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Theo Alexander: Plays Talbot

Birth Name: Theodore Zouboulidis
Theo Alexander
Birth Place: Greece
   
   
Education:
  • Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Studied acting in New York Cit at the Circle in the Square Theatre School
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James Frain: Plays Franklin Mott on True Blood
James Frain: Plays Peter Flemming/Chess on The Cape

Birth Name: James Frain
James Frain
Birth Date: March 14, 1968
Astrological Sign: Pisces
Birth Place: Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
Education:
  • Studied English, Film and Drama at the University of East Anglia
  • Trained as an actor at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London
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J. Smith-Cameron: Plays Melinda Mickens

Birth Name: Jean Isabel Smith
J. Smith-Cameron
Birth Place: Louisville, Kentucky
   
   
Education: Florida State University, School of Theatre
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Cooper Huckabee: Plays Joe Lee Mickens

Birth Name: Cooper Huckabee
Cooper Huckabee
Birth Date: May 8, 1951
Astrological Sign: Taurus
Birth Place: Mobile, Alabama
Education: University of Southern Mississippi
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Evan Rachel Wood: Plays Queen Sophie-Anne LeClerq

Birth Name: Evan Rachel Wood
Evan Rachel Wood
Birth Date: September 7, 1987
Astrological Sign: Virgo
Birth Place: Raleigh, North Carolina
   
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Allan Hyde: Plays Godric

Birth Name: Allan Hyde
Allan Hyde
Birth Date: December 20, 1989
Astrological Sign: Sagittarius
Birth Place: Denmark
   
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Ashley Jones: Plays Daphne

Birth Name: Ashley Aubra Jones
Ashley Jones
Birth Date: September 3, 1976
Astrological Sign: Virgo
Birth Place: Memphis, Tennessee
Education: Pepperdine University
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Michael McMillian: Plays Steve Newlin

Birth Name: Michael McMillian
Michael McMillian
Birth Date: October 21, 1978
Astrological Sign: Libra
Birth Place: Olathe, Kansas
Education:
  • Interlochen Arts Academy
  • Carnegie Mellon University
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Anna Camp: Plays Sarah Newlin

Birth Name: Anna Ragsdale Camp
Anna Camp
Birth Date: September 27, 1982
Astrological Sign: Libra
Birth Place: Aiken, South Carolina
Education: University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts
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Wes Brown: Plays Luke McDonald

Birth Name: Wes Brown
Wes Brown
   
   
   
   
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Adam Leadbeater: Plays Karl

Birth Name: Adam Leadbeater
Adam Leadbeater
   
   
   
   
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Mariana Klaveno: Plays Lorena Ball

Birth Name: Mariana Klaveno
Mariana Klaveno
 
 
 
Education: University of Washington in Seattle
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Michelle Forbes: Plays Maryann Forrester on True Blood
Michelle Forbes: Plays Kate on In Treatment

Birth Name: Michelle Renee Forbes Guajardo
Michelle Forbes
Birth Date: January 8, 1965
Astrological Sign: Capricorn
Birth Place: Austin, Texas
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Mehcad Brooks: Plays Eggs (Benedict Talley)

Birth Name: Mehcad Jason McKinley Brooks
Mehcad Brooks
Birth Date: October 25, 1980
Astrological Sign: Scorpio
Birth Place: Austin, Texas
Education: University of Southern California’s School of Cinema-Television
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Lois Smith: Plays Adele Hale Stackhouse (Gran)

Birth Name: Lois Arlene Humbert
Lois Smith
Birth Date: November 3, 1930
Astrological Sign: Scorpio
Birth Place: Topeka, Kansas
Education: University of Washington
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Michael Raymond James: Plays Rene Lenier

Birth Name: Michael Raymond James
Michael Raymond James
Birth Date: December 24, 1977
Astrological Sign: Capricorn
Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan
Education: Studied at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute
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Adina Porter: Plays Lettie Mae Thornton

Birth Name: Adina Porter
Adina Porter
Birth Place: New York City
   
   
   
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Dale Raoul: Plays Maxine Fortenberry

Birth Name: Dale Raoul
Dale Raoul
   
   
   
   
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Željko Ivanek: Plays The Magister on True Blood
Željko Ivanek: Plays Blake Sterling on The Event
Željko Ivanek: Plays JJ Percy Walker on Big Love

Birth Name: Željko Ivanek
Zeljiko Ivanek
Birth Date: August 15, 1957
Astrological Sign: Leo
Birth Place: Ljubljana, Slovenia, SFR Yugoslavia
Education:
  • Yale University
  • London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
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Jessica Tuck: Plays Nan Flanagan

Birth Name: Jessica Ines Tuck
Jessica Tuck
Birth Date: February 19, 1963
Astrological Sign: Aquarius
Birth Place: New York, New York
Education: Yale University
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Lizzy Caplan: Plays Amy Burley

Birth Name: Elizabeth Anne “Lizzy” Caplan
Lizzy Caplan
Birth Date: June 30, 1982
Astrological Sign: Cancer
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California
 

 

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Andrew Rothenberg: Plays Malcolm

Birth Name: Andrew Rothenberg
Andrew Rothenberg
   
   
   
   
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Aunjanue Ellis: Plays Diane

Birth Name: Aunjanue L. Ellis
Aunjaneu Ellis
Birth Date: February 21, 1969
Astrological Sign: Capricorn
Birth Place: San Francisco, California
Education:
  • Tougaloo College in Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi
  • Brown University, BA in African-American studies
  • Studied acting with Jim Barnhill and John Emigh
  • Studied acting in the graduate drama program at NYU
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Graham Shiels: Plays Liam

Birth Name: Graham Shiels
Graham Shiels
Birth Date: December 26, 1970
Astrological Sign: Capricorn
Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
   
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