PHOTOS: The LGBT Characters of True Blood
BY Daniel Reynolds
June 20 2014 5:00 AM ET
Tara Thornton (Rutina Wesley), the best friend of Sookie Stackhouse, was eventually was turned into a vampire and developed a relationship with Pam.
Russell Edgington (Denis O'Hare) was featured in seasons 3 and 5 of True Blood and was one of the show's most capitivating villains. The former king of Mississippi, Edgington was considered one of the oldest and most powerful vampires. His deep love for his partner, Talbot, caused Russell to have a mental breakdown after Talbot's death.