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Sam’s mom is cast for Season 3

Sam’s mom is cast for Season 3

J. Smith-Cameron

Sam’s mom is MIA no more.

True Blood has tapped Tony winner J. Smith-Cameron to play the recurring role of Sam’s estranged mother, Melinda.

In addition to her many Broadway roles, Cameron has appeared on Law & Order, Six Degrees, and K Street.

As previously described, Melinda is dirt-poor, hungover, and trashy-looking. Prison Break’s Marshall Allman is on board to play her son (and Sam’s younger sib.)  Still-to-be-cast is Melinda’s equally filthy hubby, Joe Lee.


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