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Sam Trammell

An intelligent, highly-capable actor, Sam Trammell made inroads on the New York stage while building an intriguing career in mostly independent features. He attended Brown University where he gravitated to acting in his senior year. Trammell made his film debut as an intern at a tabloid TV talk show in the little-seen The Hotel Manor Inn (1997) ... See full bio »
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 2016 I Am Wrath (post-production)
Det. Gibson
 2016 Imperium (post-production)
Gerry Conrad
 2015 The Track (completed)
 2015 About Ray
 2015 Cocked (TV Movie)
Richard Paxson
 2014/I Me
 2008-2014 True Blood (TV Series)
Sam Merlotte
- Thank You (2014) ... Sam Merlotte
- Almost Home (2014) ... Sam Merlotte (credit only)
- Karma (2014) ... Sam Merlotte
 2014 After The Fall
 2013 Childrens Hospital (TV Series)
Denizen Stoop
- My Friend Falcon (2013) ... Denizen Stoop
 2013 Filthy Sexy Teen$ (TV Movie)
Tom Saxson
 2013 The Privileged
Preston Westwood
 2012 Guns, Girls and Gambling
Sheriff Cowley
 2011 Paul the Male Matchmaker (TV Series)
 2011 The Details
Chris (uncredited)
 2010 Children of the Spider (Short)
 2010 The Inn Keeper (Short)
 2010 Pizza Training (Video short)
 2010 True Blood: Webisodes (TV Series short)
Sam Merlotte
- Sam (2010) ... Sam Merlotte
 2009 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Gray Vanderhoven
- Identity Crisis (2009) ... Gray Vanderhoven
 2009 Medium (TV Series)
Dr. Brian Seward
- Things to Do in Phoenix When You're Dead (2009) ... Dr. Brian Seward
 2008 Miracle of Phil (Short)
 2007 What If God Were the Sun? (TV Movie)
 2006 Dexter (TV Series)
Matt Chambers
- Crocodile (2006) ... Matt Chambers
 2006 Justice (TV Series)
Kevin O'Neil
- Pilot (2006) ... Kevin O'Neil
 2006 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Thomas Gill
- Hot Shot (2006) ... Thomas Gill
 2006 CSI: NY (TV Series)
Charles Wright
- Heroes (2006) ... Charles Wright
 2005 Bones (TV Series)
Ken Thompson
- Pilot (2005) ... Ken Thompson
 2005 Strong Medicine (TV Series)
Kiko Ellsworth
- First Response (2005) ... Kiko Ellsworth
 2004 House M.D. (TV Series)
Ethan Hartig
- Maternity (2004) ... Ethan Hartig
 2004 Anonymous Rex (TV Movie)
Vincent Rubio
 2004 The Last Full Measure (Short)
 2003 Undermind
Derrick Hall / Zane Waye
John Dietrich
 2000 Autumn in New York
 2000 Fear of Fiction
Red / Tom Hopkins
 2000 Beat
 1998 Maximum Bob (TV Series)
Sonny Dupree
- Pilot (1998) ... Sonny Dupree
 1997 The Hotel Manor Inn
 1996 Childhood's End
Greg Chute
 1996 Harvest of Fire (TV Movie)
Simon Troyer
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(2005, December) Appeared in the Patrick Hamilton play "Rope" at off-Broadway theater, The Zipper, New York, New York. See more »


5' 11" (1.8 m)

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When you get into Louisiana, it really is like a different country in a lot of ways. The plants you see are a little different, like the weeping willows and the cypress trees that come up out of the bayou. And it's steamy hot. There's something about a humid, dusky evening that's kind of sexy. In the country, it feels like you don't have control over nature anymore - nature is in control of you. ... See more »


Sam and his girlfriend, Missy Yager, are expecting twins later this year. They met eight years ago while working together on Broadway [March 7, 2011]. See more »

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