True Blood Nominated for Two NAACP Image Awards

January 14, 2011 by  

Nelsan Ellis and Alexander Woo Nominated for True Blood

Image AwardsThe nominees for the NAACP Image Awards have been released and True Blood received two nominations!  Nelsan Ellis who plays the fabulous Lafayette Reynolds on HBO‘s hit show has been nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor In a Drama Series and Alexander Woo has been nominated for Outstanding Writing In a Drama Series.  Presented annually, the NAACP Image Awards celebrates the outstanding achievements and performances of people of color in the arts as well as those individuals or groups who promote social justice.

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series:

  • Andre Braugher – Men of a Certain Age
  • Giancarlo Esposito – Breaking Bad
  • James Pickens, Jr. – Grey’s Anatomy
  • Nelsan Ellis – True Blood
  • Terrance Howard – Law & Order: Los Angeles

Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series:

  • Alexander Woo – True Blood – “It Hurts Me Too”
  • Janine Sherman Barrios – Criminal Minds “Remembrance of Things Past”
  • Judith McCreary – Law & Order Special Victims Unit “Disabled”
  • Leyani Diaz, Venessa Rojas – The Event “Loyalty”
  • Private Practice “Did You Hear What Happened to Charlotte King”

Alfre Woodard, who plays Ellis’ onscreen mother was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her role in Memphis Beat.

Click here to see a complete list of the nominees.

We here at TrueBloodNet would like to congratulate Nelsan, Alexander and Alfre on their nominations!  Tune in March 4th at 8:00pm EST on Fox Television to see the awards be given out. 


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  • val

    You go boys-its about time others in Trueblood were noticed!!