Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Parade Magazine: True Blood Quiz

True Blood's International Cast
Q Are any of the actors on True Blood actually from the South?

Take our True Blood quiz!

A Although set in a Louisiana bayou town, True Blood's principle players are mostly comprised of foreigners. Among those doing their best Southern accent: New Zealander Anna Paquin (Sookie), England's Stephen Moyer (Bill), Australian Ryan Kwanten (Jason) and Sweden's Alexander Skarsgard (Eric). Of the American actors, only Sam Trammel (Sam) is a Louisiana native, while William Sanderson (Bud) hails from Memphis and Carrie Preston (Arlene) is from Macon, Georgia.


Rita said...

Dallas Sunday night you said Alan Ball
was from Alabama but in interviews he has
said he is from Georgia,so that makes him
southern to.

" Dallas " said...

It was Georgia- thanks Rita
Ball was born in Atlanta, Georgia to Frank and Mary Ball, an aircraft inspector and a homemaker. He attended high school in Marietta, and went on to attend the University of Georgia and Florida State University, from which he graduated in 1980 with a degree in theater arts. After college, he began work as a playwright at the General Nonsense Theater Company in Sarasota, Florida.