Sam Trammell as Sam Merlotte

November 29, 2008 by  

Sam Trammell as Sam Merlotte Photo Credit: HBO / John P. Johnson

Sam Trammell as Sam Merlotte Photo Credit: HBO / John P. Johnson

Sam Trammell as Sam Merlotte, the owner of the restaurant in which Sookie works

Sam Trammell studied at Brown University and the University of Paris and has worked in theater, on-Broadway, off-Broadway, and in film and television.

Sam Trammell 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,” “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 feature films include “Autumn in New York,” “Wrestling With Alligators,” the soon-to-be-releases “Beat,” and most recently a starring role in the independent feature “Undermind.”

In television, Trammell was a regular on John Wells’ “Trinity,” while simultaneously appearing in a recurring role in Barry Sonnenfeld’s “Maximum Bob.”

Source: Showtime’s “Going to California” press kit

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