Whit Hertford - Updated May 2024

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Provo, Utah, USA
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Provo, Utah, USA

Whit Hertford

Whit Hertford is an American theatre writer, director, and actor. Whit Hertford is the Artistic Director of the theatre company Riot Act.

Early Life and Education

Whit Hertford was born on November 2, 1978. His full name is Whitby Flint Hertford. He is presently 45 years old and his birth sign is Scorpio.

He is originally from Provo, Utah, USA. Hertford is the brother of his sisters, Chelsea Hertford and Brighton Hertford.

This personality studied at the University of Essex’s East 15 as an MFA theater-directing scholar and is a graduate of the University of Utah’s actor-training program conservatory.

Also, he studied in Moscow at the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts (GITIS).

Whit Hertford

Caption: Whit Hertford’s picture. Source: Twitter

Whit Hertford – Relationship Status

This personality was married to Heidi Hertford from the year 2002 to 2011. Therefore, they are divorced.

Besides this, the details about Herford’s personal life and dating life are unknown. Hertford might be single and focusing on his career.

Body Measurements

Hertford is 5 feet 2 inches or 1.60 m tall. He weighs around 72 kilos or 158 lbs. Moreover, his waist size is 31 inches.

His eyes are grey and his hair is black. Other than this, Hertford has not provided any other body stats publicly.

Whit Hertford – Career and Professional Life

His film career spans three decades and started his career at the age of 3 in Los Angeles, California, most notably with his appearance in Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park.

In the years 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.

However, other TV credits include Psych, various appearances on Conan, and as the voice of Cadet Kryze on Star Wars: The Clone Wars.

In the year 2009, this personality co-founded the independent film company Sneak Attack with director Ryan Darst.

Their American New Wave short and full-length films have been screened at festivals in the US and Europe, including the premiere of the revenge film Wildlife at the Cannes Film Festival (2015) in the “Short Film Corner”.

Similarly, the “Short Film Corner” film market screens all entries that pay the required entry fee.

Moreover, the production shot is all on location in rural Utah, and co-stars Jon Heder, and Lauren Lapkus, and is scored by Joshua James.

In the year 2014, he received Best Actor awards for his work as geneticist Jesse Darden in the science fiction independent feature film The Perfect 46 in Austin, Texas, from the Other Worlds Film Festival and Filmquest Film Festival in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Whit Hertford

Caption: Whit Hertford in Jurassic Park. Source: Jurassic Park


Moreover, in the year 2015, this actor portrayed Charles Manson in the coming-of-age 1960s-era thriller Pretty Face.

Similarly, he received an MFA in theatre directing from The University of Essex’s East 15 in London.

Whit Hertford is the Artistic Director of the theatre company Riot Act, founded in the UK in the year 2015. This personality was an Associate Director at Theatre N16 in South London.

Hertford is also a member of the Young Vic Directors Programme and was an invitee director of Toneelgroep Amsterdam.

His directing credits include his Chekhovian adaptations: Bad Person (Platonov), Poor Bastard (Ivanov), Mopey Wrecks (Three Sisters), and The Misbegotten Hope of the Dirty Bird* (The Seagull).

Likewise, his Shakespearean adaptations include Høüses, an immersive LGBTQA version of Romeo and Juliet, and Dóttir*.

In addition, he also directed the US regional premiere of Annie Baker’s The Aliens, the 2016 critically acclaimed contemporary production of Henrik Ibsen’s The League of Youth, and a newsroom retelling of Julius Caesar.

More about his career

Furthermore, other directing credits include the debuts of his original plays: Lunatic, a gothic psychological thriller, Anatomy of Arithmetic*, Bloke, and Hero & Leander.

Also, he has directed at the Arcola Theatre and Southwark Playhouse in London. Hertford served as an Associate Director at The Courtyard Theatre, in Hoxton East London.

There, he was the artistic director of Versions, a month-long festival of classical adaptations, and devised theatre in commemoration of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare.

Similarly, his other plays include The Space Program, Post Modern, The Heimrich Maneuver, Science Fiction, Endangered Species, Stockholm Syndrome, Travel Guide to Wherever, Hateful Deeds, Future Generations, and his other Chekhovian adaptations, Rotten Fruit and Gross Old Man.

Moreover, from the years 2005 to 2011, he was a member of the Upright Citizens Brigade in Los Angeles as a sketch writer, performer, and improviser.

This personality holds a BFA from the Actor Training Program at the University of Utah.

Whit Hertford

Caption: Whit Hertford in rehearsal. Source: Twitter

Net Worth 2024

As a successful theater actor and director, this personality surely earns a good amount of money through his profession. Whit Hertford’s net worth is estimated to be around $1 million – $5 million.

Social Media

His ‘@whithertford’ Instagram account has earned over 1K followers and has made the profile private. Similarly, his ‘@whithertford’ Twitter account has amassed over 1,814 followers.