Rutina Wesley News

Rutina Wesley was born in Las Vegas. She attended the University of Evansville, studying Theatre Performance. Afterwards, she attended famous Julliard School Drama Division in NYC, where she first met Nelson Ellis, who now plays her cousin, Lafayette, on True Blood. She is married to actor, Jacob Fishel.

In 2007, Rutina got her first film debut as Raya Green in How She Moves. She has also made appearances on Numb3rs and The Cleveland Show.

In 2008, Wesley received her first starring role as Tara on True Blood.

Role Show
Tara Thornton True Blood
Birth Date:
Birthplace
Las Vegas, Nevada

True Blood Quotes

Sookie: I shouldn't have lost it like that.
Tara: Don't you feel sorry for yellin' at that snoopy old bitch. She's been stickin' her nose where it don't belong for years.
Lafayette: Say it. I mean, if she talked any more shit she'd be shaped like a toilet

Mr. Northman: You can't live your life between a woman's legs.
Eric: I can try.

True Blood Music

  Song Artist
Good behaviour Good Behaviour Powersolo iTunes
Pistol whip me Pistol Whip Me Acumen Nation iTunes
Crazed country rebel Crazed Country Rebel Hank Williams III iTunes