The Greek vampire Theodore Zoumboulidis of True Blood


Theodore Zoumboulidis, best known as Theo Alexander, is a Greek actor, who gained worldwide popularity with his role in the feature film El Greco and the television series True Blood.

Zoumboulidis was born in 1981 in Athens and used to reside at Glyfada. His family’s origins are from Istanbul and Mani.


Since his early age, he had always been looking for any opportunity to play a role even in school theatre performances. He later studied Business Management at the Boston University before studying acting at the Circle in the Square School in New York. His dream to become an actor forced him to stay in the United States. He currently lives in Los Angeles, the heart of world cinema.

In 2007, he played the role of Manousos in El Greco and has also appeared in CSI NY, Pushing Daisies and Chuck, where he played the role of a Greek mafioso.

“About the role of Chuck, I called my brother. He said, “Listen man, if you don’t book the job and he’s a Greek guy, just come back”.

In 2010, Theo Alexander played the role of Talbot in True Blood, adding to his popularity and fans. During the same year, he also landed in the list of The 12 Most Handsome Greek Men and in 2013 he appeared at the Berlin Festival for the film Meteora.

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