Myk Watford was raised in the Muscle Shoals region of northern Alabama. He attended the University of Utah, under the tutelage of Kenneth H. Washington, and studied at the Shakespeare Theatre in Washington, D.C. Watford has appeared 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. He has also appeared on Numb3rs (2005), Bosch (2014), Training Day (2017), The Mentalist (2008), Private Practice (2007), Bones (2005), Breaking Bad (2008), Cold Case (2003), Elementary (2012), Without a Trace (2002), The Closer (2005), True Blood (2008), Justified (2010), Longmire (2012), Lethal Weapon (2016), and Scandal (2012). In 2019, he was first seen as Detective Morelli in Season 3 of HBO’s True Detective (2014). He appeared in the based on real-life made-for-TV movie, New York Prison Break the Seduction of Joyce Mitchell (2017), as well as such feature films as No Country for Old Men (2007), Spider-Man (2002), and Trailer Park of Terror (2008). Watford has appeared in more than 100 stage productions, including such Broadway and off-Broadway shows as Take Me Out, Hank Williams: Lost Highway, The Good Negro, and Five By Tenn, among others. A musician, Watford rocks the Hollywood scene with his popular swamp-rockabilly-revival band Stumpwaller.
Biography, Drama, Music