'True Blood' Bites Into Competition

The hit vampire series "True Blood" sank its teeth into the competition this past weekend, scaring up nearly 3.7 million viewers for its second season premiere. Now, "Extra" has everything you want to know about the HBO show's Cajun characters!

Ten Things You Didn't Know about the 'True Blood' Cast

Meat Free

Anna Paquin ranked #50 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2008 list and is also a vegetarian.

Moyer Voyeur

Sexy Stephen Moyer has a daughter named Lilac and a son named Billy and is also dating co-star Anna Paquin.

Southern Gent

Sam Trammell was born in New Orleans and earned a Tony nomination in 1998 for his role in the comedic play “Ah, Wilderness!”

Animal Lover

Australian-born Ryan Kwanten has two pets. He has a poodle named PK and a cat named Sweeny Todd.

Lone Star State Stud

Jim Parrack grew up in Dallas suburb Allen, Texas and is president of Beverly Hills-based 120 Productions, Inc.

Native Nevadan

Rutina Wesley’s mother was a Las Vegas showgirl and her father is a tap dancer and musician.

Cajun Man

Sam Trammell didn’t have to move far for “True Blood” — the actor is a native of Louisiana, where the bloodsucking series takes place.

Aussie Buff

Ryan Kwanten is originally from Sydney, Australia, where the actor is a fitness buff and currently trains with some of the best Ironman competitors down under.

Oscar Must-See

Anna Paquin was one of the youngest people to ever win an Academy Award for “The Piano” — but still hasn’t seen the flick from start to finish!

Julliard Gem

Rutina Wesley graduated from the prestigious performing arts school Julliard, where she studied acting.