TVLine is reporting that dancer and actress Valarie Pettiford has been cast for a 2-episode arc on True Blood, beginning in episode 7.
Tony Award nominee Valarie Pettiford (Fosse), who most recently appeared on CBS’ short-lived Golden Boy, has booked a multi-ep arc on True Blood, Deadline reports. Details about her role, which begins in Season 6′s seventh episode, are currently being kept under wraps.
Based on the old information below, this may be for the role of Nicole’s mother, although I cannot recall now which parents was African-American.
From SpoilerTV, 4/11/13:
Episode 6.07 of True Blood is called, “The Funeral.” There will be a flashback to 1665 and the Plague, and the role of King Charles II is being cast. In the present day, there will be a scene set in a Tru Blood factory. Also, we’ll meet Nicole’s mother, Mary, who will recur in 2 episodes.