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Season 5 Castings

Season 5 Castings


This page includes those actors chosen for parts in True Blood’s Season 5.  To see the original casting calls go to our Casting calls  page.

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Lucy Griffiths

[NORA] 25 to 35. Beautiful, any race, centuries old. A double agent working within the Vampire Authority. Eric’s vampire “sister” – a progeny of Godric. Intelligent, intimidating, cool under pressure and a very good liar. She loves Eric deeply, but has dedicated her life to a higher purpose. Series Regular. Possible nudity.
25 Year old Griffiths is best know for her role as Marian in the BBC drama Robin Hood and Ruth in the TV series The Little House. She will be a series regular on True Blood.

Dale Dickey

[MARTHA (FIRST REPORTED AS ANNIE] In her late 40s, maybe 50, she’s a powerful, respected werewolf within the pack due to her late son’s position. She’s determined to perform a particular ritual…RECURRING

Valentina Cervi

[SALOME] from the bible. Dark haired with dark features, exotic looking, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern and /or African. An ancient vampire who is a world class seductress and fiercely intelligent. She also has quite a lot of madness in her. She is the most powerful person in every way yet capable of hiding this power when it serves her purposes. Series Regular. Possible nudity.

Kelly Overton

[RIKKI] a dirty, beautiful werewolf who demands to know what’s become of the pack leader. 6 episodes

Louis Herthum

[J.D.] 50s, a particularly large Marine-type werewolf, he refuses to bow down before the new pack leader. 5 episodes

Chris Meloni

[ROMAN] The former Law & Order: SVU front man will play, ”An ancient, powerful vampire who holds the fate of Bill and Eric in his hands.” He’s also “the mastermind of the mainstream movement.”

Abbie Cobb

[LINDSEY] In her 20s, attractive in a small town kind of way, she’s fixing a flat tire in a narrow country road when a vampire comes upon her. 1 speech & 3 lines, 1 scene. Co-star

Linda Purl

[BARBARA PELT] Linda Purl will play the part of Barbara Pelt in True Blood’s Season 5. Recently she has been seen in several TV series, such as Homeland, The Office, Desparate Housewives, just to name a few.

Christopher Heyerdahl

[DIETER BRAUN] Christopher Heyerdahl will portray Dieter Braun, an ancient, powerful vampire who plays a large part in the intelligence of the Authority and especially enjoys enhanced interrogation.

Aaron Christian Howles

[ROCKY CLEARY] 16, Caucasian, a hunter, he is Holly’s (Lauren Bowles) eldest son who doesn’t think very highly of Holly…7 lines, 1 scene POSSIBLE RECURRING
Jamie Grey Hyder[DANIELLE] This female werewolf wonders how much longer a prisoner is going to last under interrogation…1 line, 1 scene POSSIBLE RECURING
Matthew Glen Johnson[TEAM CAPTAIN 1] Seen in flashback, this 12-year-old boy is a bully who doesn’t pick Sookie for his kick ball team…1 line, 1 scene

Giles Matthey

[CLAUDE] Early 20s. Very attractive, omni-sexual guy (with and without a shirt). A mysterious young man who speaks with a British accent and catches Jessica’s attention and curiosity. Recurring. Must have a British Accent. (41) Possible series regular season 6.

Cherilyn Wilson

[CAMMY] This sorority girl with an especially hot body takes a liking to Jason (Ryan Kwanten) at a party and assumes they’ll be having sex…GUEST STAR

Melinda Page Hamilton

[MISS JILL STEELER] In her 40s, an ex-teacher, recently divorced and back in town, “she used to be beautiful, now she looks like an attractive, pleasantly plump housewife.” Guest star. This role contains topless nudity. (18)

Lawrence Adimora

[Jemarcus Kessler] Seen in flashback to Iraq in 2003, this Marine Lance Corporal is traveling into a town with his squad (which includes Patrick and Terry) and is preparing for a night of partying and mischief-which goes tragically awry. 7 lines, 1 scene (26).

Peter Mensah

[KIBWE] Chancellor for the Authority. Originally from Africa, Kibwe works toward mainstreaming under Roman’s tenure. RECURRING.

Marque Richardson

[KENNETH] This male werewolf thinks a prisoner is stubborn and may not crack soon…1 line, 1 scene (40) POSSIBLE RECURRING

Anastasia Roark

[CHRISTINE VAN HEUSEN] Late 20s to 30s. Seen on TV, she’s a cute brunette newscaster for a CNN-type program who conducts a high-profile, in-depth interview…1 speech & 5 lines, 2 scenes

Jacob Hopkins

[ALEXANDER] 9 years old. An impetuous young vampire who was turned at the age of 9, he’s an Authority council member who loves cigarettes and razzing his fellow council members…RECURRING

Melanie Camp

[DOROTHY] Seen in flashback to 1905, this pretty young prostitute has been glamored and is being drained by two vampires when another vampire saves her. 1 line, 1 scene. This role requires nudity.

Jonathan Kowalsky

[TODD JEFFRIES] Seen in flashback to Iraq in 2003, this U.S. Marine joins his squad (which includes Patrick and Terry) on a trip to a small village, where their plans to party and wreak a little havoc go tragically awry. 5 lines, 1 scene (26).

Dale Shane

[FANGBANGER] He has been cast as a fangbanger in ep. 5.3 and we're not sure what casting call he is filling.

Clint Culp

[BURLY VAMPIRE] This burly vampire at the bar asks for a Tru-Blood. CO-STAR. IMDB says he will play "vampire Hank"

Anna Khaja

[IRAQI WOMAN] Mother of the Iraqi boy seen in a flashback to 2003, wails with grief. Recurs in episode 505. [Non speaking in episode #504, recurs with lines in episode #505] (29) MUST SPEAK ARABIC. (Her role begins in ep. 4.5)

Alissa Ford

[KATE] Late 20s-early 30s. Skinny, unconscious, Kate is one of the prisoners with the Scrawny Man in the padded cell. No lines in this episode, RECURRING

Honey Lauren

[TRIXIE} No description for this part; will also be in episode 5.6

Erin Alexis

[WASHCLOTH HELEN] 20s to early 30s. Seen in flashback to 1905 in San Francisco, she’s a young prostitute who snorts cocaine…2 lines, 1 scene

Camilla Luddington

[CLAUDETTE] recurring  as one of Claude’s many sisters who gives Sookie insight into what it means to be a faerie.

Carolyn Hennessy

[ROSALYN HARRIS] 40s to 60s. A Texas vampire with “hair high enough to interfere with air traffic,” she’s an Authority council member with a homespun wisdom-spouting mouth and a firm hand… RECURRING

Kiva Jump

[NURSE HASTIGAN - FEMALE NURSE] 40s. This polite but authoritative female nurse attempts (but fails) to stop a conversation between two upset patients. Co-star.

David Bickford

[REVEREND SKINNER] Male, 40s to 50s. This minister is seen on video, performing a marriage ceremony. CO-STAR. (21)

Christie Burson

[BRIDE-TO-BE, MARGARET] Female, 20s, Caucasian. A bride-to-be at a big Southern wedding, she’s attending a karaoke party after the rehearsal dinner, and sings “You Light Up My Life” to her groom, until she’s interrupted. CO-STAR. (47)

Tina Majorino

[VAMPIRE AUTHORITY MEMBER] Tina will play a key member of the Vampire Authority’s support staff who first appears in Episode 3, which is scheduled to air June 24.

Brian Geraghty

[BRIAN ELLER] The part of Terry Bellefleur's Iraq War buddy, Brian Eller will be played by Brian Geraghty.

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