Such devastating news.
Earlier today, news broke that 'True Blood' alum Nelsan Ellis had sadly died at the age of 39. His manager confirmed his passing, saying he died due to complications from heart failure.
Now, his co-stars are remembering him:
It was an utter privilege to work with the phenomenally talented and deeply kind soul .@OfficialNelsan I'm devastated by his untimely death. pic.twitter.com/If17csduHz— Anna Paquin (@AnnaPaquin) July 8, 2017
Nelsan Ellis was truly remarkable. A brilliant, charismatic, intelligent, soulful, wonderful dude. this is just completely tragic.— Stephen Moyer (@smoyer) July 8, 2017
Crushed today by the loss of my friend and castmate Nelsan Ellis. He was a wonderful person, a pioneer, and a one of a kind artist. RIP pic.twitter.com/fvtquhIac7— Joe Manganiello (@JoeManganiello) July 8, 2017
I don't know if I've ever seen the level of humility and kindness that came with the Magnificent Talent that Nelsan Ellis had. Miss u friend— Sam Trammell (@SamTrammell) July 8, 2017
I have no words yet... https://t.co/W9STRDchn5— Kristin Bauer (@BauervanStraten) July 8, 2017
My heart is broken today over the loss of @OfficialNelsan I was in complete awe of your talent and so honored to have known your kindness.— Anna Camp (@TheRealAnnaCamp) July 8, 2017
Heartbreaking. https://t.co/LuDtfxBUJB— Deborah Ann Woll (@DeborahAnnWoll) July 8, 2017