We are so thrilled to welcome Whit Hertford to Causeacon 2022!
Hertford’s film career spans three decades and began at an early age, most notably with his appearance in Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park. In 2009 and 2010 he recurred as “Officer / Detective Ross” on the FOX comedy Raising Hope and as the tyrannical rival choreographer Dakota Stanley during the first season of Glee. Other TV credits include Psych,various appearances on Conan and as the voice of Cadet Kryze on Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
In 2009 he co-founded the independent film company Sneak Attack with director Ryan Darst. Their American New Wave award-winning short and full-length films (written by Hertford) have screened at festivals all over the US and Europe, including the premiere of the revenge film Wildlife at Cannes Film Festival (2015). The production shot all on location in rural Utah and co-stars Jon Heder, Lauren Lapkus and is scored by Joshua James.
In 2014 he received Best Actor awards for his work as geneticist Jesse Darden in the science fiction independent feature film The Perfect 46from the Other Worlds Film Festival in Austin, Texas and Filmquest Film Festival in Salt Lake City, Utah.
In 2015, he portrayed Charles Manson in the coming of age 1960s era thriller Prettyface.
Hertford also serves as Artistic Director of the theatre company Riot Act, founded in the UK in 2015.