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Five
True Blood
True Blood season 5
Season Premiere June 10th, 2012
Season Finale August 26th, 2012
Episode Count 12
Cast Anna Paquin; Stephen Moyer; Sam Trammell; Ryan Kwanten; Rutina Wesley; Alexander Skarsgård; Christopher Meloni; Chris Bauer; Kristin Bauer van Straten; Lauren Bowles; Valentina Cervi; Nelsan Ellis; Janina Gavankar; Lucy Griffiths; Todd Lowe; Joe Manganiello; Denis O'Hare; Jim Parrack; Carrie Preston; Deborah Ann Woll
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Season Five of True Blood aired on Sunday evenings on HBO from June 10th, 2012 to August 26th, 2012, spanning a total of twelve episodes. Most of the main cast members from previous seasons return for season five (unless their character has been killed off, including Anna Paquin as the main protagonist, Sookie Stackhouse, Stephen Moyer as the morally questionable vampire, Bill Compton, Sam Trammell as shape-shifter Sam Merlotte, Ryan Kwanten as the village idiot, Jason Stackhouse, Rutina Wesley as the ever-biting Tara Thornton, and Alexander Skarsgard as Teutonic bad-boy vampire, Eric Northman, among others. New cast members joining the crew this season include Lucy Griffiths as Nora Gainsborough, Valentina Cervi as Salome Agrippa, Scott Foley as Patrick Devins and Christopher Meloni as Roman Zimojic. Other series regulars returning this time around include Nelsan Ellis as Lafayette Reynolds, Chris Bauer as Andy Bellefleur, Kristin Bauer van Straten as Pam De Beaufort, Joe Manganiello as Alcide Herveaux, Carrie Preston as Arlene Fowler, Deborah Ann Woll as Jessica Hamby and Michael McMillian as everyone's least-favorite pain in the ass, Steve Newlin.

Episodes Edit

Episode Title Airdate
5x1 Turn! Turn! Turn! June 10th, 2012
5x2 Authority Always Wins June 17th, 2012
5x3 Whatever I Am, You Made Me June 24th, 2012
5x4 We'll Meet Again July 1st, 2012
5x5 Let's Boot and Rally July 8th, 2012
5x6 Hopeless July 15th, 2012
5x7 In the Beginning July 22nd, 2012
5x8 Somebody That I Used to Know July 29th, 2012
5x9 Everybody Wants to Rule the World August 5th, 2012
5x10 Gone, Gone, Gone August 12th, 2012
5x11 Sunset August 19th, 2012
5x12 Save Yourself August 26th, 2012

Cast Edit

Principal cast Edit

Actor Role
Anna Paquin Sookie Stackhouse
Stephen Moyer Bill Compton
Sam Trammell Sam Merlotte
Ryan Kwanten Jason Stackhouse
Rutina Wesley Tara Thornton
Alexander Skarsgård Eric Northman
Christopher Meloni Roman Zimojic
Chris Bauer Andy Bellefleur
Kristin Bauer van Straten Pam De Beaufort
Lauren Bowles Holly Cleary
Valentina Cervi Salome Agrippa
Nelsan Ellis Lafayette Reynolds
Scott Foley Patrick Devins
Janina Gavankar Luna Garza
Lucy Griffiths Nora Gainsborough
Todd Lowe Terry Bellefleur
Joe Manganiello Alcide Herveaux
Michael McMillian Steve Newlin
Jim Parrack Hoyt Fortenberry
Carrie Preston Arlene Fowler
Deborah Ann Woll Jessica Hamby

Guest stars Edit

Actor Role
Alec Gray Coby Fowler
Chloe Noelle Emma Garza
Laurel Weber Lisa Fowler
Tanya Wright Kenya Jones
John Rezig Kevin Ellis
Linda Purl Barbara Pelt
Steve Rankin Gordon Pelt
Carolyn Hennesy Rosalyn Harris
Christopher Heyerdahl Dieter Braun
Jacob Hopkins Alexander Drew
Giles Matthey Claude Crane
Peter Mensah Kibwe Akinjide
Dale Dickey Martha Bozeman
Louis Herthum J.D. Carson
Kelly Overton Rikki
William Sanderson Bud Dearborne

Minor roles Edit

Actor Role
Aaron Christian Howles Rocky Cleary
Abbie Cobb Lindsey
Allan Hyde Godric
Avion Baker Young Tara
Brit Morgan Debbie Pelt
Jamie Gray Hyder Danielle
Jennifer Hasty Sweetie Des Arts
John Prosky David Finch
Keram Malicki-Sánchez Elijah Stormer
Noah Matthews Wade Cleary
Matthew Glen Johnson Team captain #1
Sam Adler Team captain #2
Ken Luckey Zander
Tina Majorino Molly
Brendan McCarthy Nate
Marque Richardson Kenneth
Cherilyn Wilson Cammy
Mariana Klaveno Lorena Krasiki
Melinda Page Hamilton Miss Steeler
Melanie Camp Dorothy
Anastasia Ganias Tracy Togs
Dale Shane Fangbanger
Rachel Sterling Trish
Jobeth Wagner Fangtasia vampire
Zenali Turner Young Sookie

Crew Edit

Production Edit

Directors Edit

Writers Edit

Plot threads Edit

Home video Edit

See also Edit

The World of True Blood

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