Myk Watford was raised in Russellville, Alabama, and is proud to return to UNA Summer Theatre now for the fourth year, after directing Death of a Salesman in 2011 and playing Stanley in 2012's A Streetcar Named Desire and Burrhead in 2013's Hank Williams: Lost Highway. Myk is truly excited to work once again with his amazing friends, both from here in North Alabama and from New York.
Watford’s acting credits include Broadway’s Take Me Out and The Gathering and Off-Broadway’s Five By Tenn, The Good Negro, Hank Williams: Lost Highway, The Glory of Living, And Tell Sad Stories of the Death of Queens, Anadarko, and Touch the Names. He can be seen on the big screen in No Country for Old Men, Earth to Echo, Girls Girls Girls, The Hoax, Trailer Park of Terror, Spider-Man, Screen Door Jesus, Arcadia, Flying By, Beer for My Horses, Forever Mine, and The Exonerated. He has appeared on numerous television series, most recently with his re-curring roles as Detective Sam Reynolds on Law & Order SVU, and Womack on As the World Turns. Other recent TV credits include Breaking Bad, CSI, Person of Interest, Longmire, Bones, The Mentalist, Private Practice, Justified, Cold Case, True Blood, The Closer, Without a Trace, Numb3rs, CSI Miami, The Unit, Law & Order, Law & Order Criminal Intent, Criminal Minds, NCIS, Medium, Third Watch, The Sopranos, Guiding Light, and All My Children.
Watford has also directed various productions across the country, including True West (Off Broadway); Woyzeck, Tracks, and Me, Myself and Groove (New York); A Look to the West and Billy (Los Angeles); and Death of a Salesman (UNA Summer Theatre 2011).