Myk Watford

Myk was raised in the Muscle Shoals, area of North Alabama. He attended the University of Utah, under the tutelage of Kenneth H. Washington, and studied at The Shakespeare Theatre in Washington, D.C.

You’ve probably seen Myk on just about every cop show on TV, most notably a recurring stint on “Law & Order: SVU”, as well the all the “CSI’s”, “NCIS’s”, and every other procedural using acronyms. Other notable TV work include “Breaking Bad, True Blood, Justified, Longmire, Scandal, just to name a few.

In 2019, Myk will first be seen in Season 3 of the hit HBO series, True Detective: Season 3 with Marhershala Ali (Oscar Winner for Moonlight) as well as guest starring roles on CBS’ hit show “Elementary”, and Fox’s “Lethal Weapon”. This Summer, we will see Myk as “Little Jackie” in the highly anticipated big screen adaptation of DC/Vertigo Comics “The Kitchen”, alongside Melissa McCarthy, Elisabeth Moss and Tiffany Haddish. Myk is also known for his previous feature endeavors in movies like “No Country For Old Men”, “Spider-Man”, “Trailer Park of Terror” and “NY Prison Break”.

Myk was classically trained, and has appeared in over a hundred theatrical productions, including numerous Broadway and Off Broadway hits such as “Take Me Out”, “Hank Williams; Lost Highway”, “The Good Negro” “Five By Tenn” and many, many more.

Myk is also a musician, and when he is not on set, you can often find him rocking the Hollywood scene with his popular swamp-rockabilly-revival band “Stumpwaller”.