Nelsan Ellis stars as Lafayette Reynolds on HBO's True Blood. Lafayette is a short order cook at Merlotte's and is Tara's cousin. Lafayette is also a drug dealer that sells V, a vampire drug, on the streets.
He was captured by Eric, but managed to make it out alive.
Pam: You picking up what I'm putting down?
Pam: Good, I'll be back tomorrow for the money.
Lafayette: All right, all right. I is on my way. But you might got ta find your own ride home. Just in case I get lucky.
Tara: Whatchu mean if you get lucky? Your standards are so low you always get lucky