Sam Trammell

Sam Trammell

actor, writer, producer

Sam Trammell was born on Jan 29, 1969 in USA. Sam Trammell's big-screen debut came with Harvest of Fire directed by Arthur Allan Seidelman in 1996, strarring Simon Troyer. Sam Trammell is known for The Fault in Our Stars directed by Josh Boone, Shailene Woodley stars as Hazel and Ansel Elgort as Gus. Sam Trammell has got 5 awards and 2 nominations so far. The most recent award Sam Trammell achieved is Boston Film Festival. The upcoming new movie Sam Trammell plays is Big George Foreman which will be released on Apr 28, 2023.

Tony Award-nominee Sam Trammell may be most widely recognized as "Sam Merlotte" in HBO's AFI award-winning series True Blood (2008), filmed in Trammell's native Louisiana. The Alan Ball-created fantasy drama set ratings records for the network over its seven year run. He co-starred in the feature film Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase (2019). He starred opposite Chrissy Metz in Breakthrough (2019). He appeared in Netflix's dramatic series The Order (2019) and starred in Sony Television's Reckoning (2019). He appeared on Homeland (2011) as Vice-President Benjamin Hayes.In 2014, Trammell co-starred in Nos étoiles contraires (2014), based on the best-selling novel, with Shailene Woodley and Laura Dern. He co-wrote, co-produced and starred in the indie film All Mistakes Buried (2015). His additional film credits include The revenge (2016) with John Travolta, Imperium (2016) opposite Toni Collette, About Ray (2015), with Naomi Watts, Susan Sarandon and Elle Fanning. He completed production on the indie films Hospitality (2018) opposite Emmanuelle Chriqui,and La Gran Promesa (2017) by Mexican filmmaker Jorge Ramírez Suárez. He was a series regular on Maximum Bob (1998), Trinity (1998) and On the Road Again (2001).A theater veteran, he earned the Clarence Derwent and Theater World Awards, as well as a Tony nomination, for his role in Eugene O'Neill's "Ah, Wilderness!" at Lincoln Center. His extensive on and off Broadway, as well as regional credits, include "Kit Marlowe" at The Public Theater, "Dealer's Choice" at the Manhattan Theater Club, "Ancestral Voices" at Lincoln Center, "My Night With Reg" with The New Group, "Rope" with The Drama Dept, "If Memory Serves" at the Promenade Theater, and "Our Town" at Williamstown.A native of Louisiana and West Virginia, Trammell graduated from Brown University and the Sorbonne with a Bachelor of Arts in Semiotics. He currently resides in Los Angeles with his family. He is an advocate for clean oceans and beaches and works with the non-profit organization Oceana.

  • Birthday

    Jan 29, 1969
  • Place of Birth

    New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
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Known For


5 wins & 2 nominations

Boston Film Festival
Best Actor
Winner - Festival Prize
Best Supporting Actor
Winner - Festival Prize
Chelsea Film Festival
Best Supporting Actor
Winner - Festival Award
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