Whitby Flint Hertford, born November 2, 1978,[1] is an American actor, writer, and musician. He is known for his role in Poltergeist II: The Other Side, Jurassic Park, and he guest starred on Glee in 2009.

Personal Life

Hertford was born in Provo, Utah to Carol and Bruce Hertford,[2] and was raised in Oak Park, California.[3] He has two sisters, Chelsea and Brighton.[4] Hertford graduated from the University of Utah's Actor Training Program.[5] He was married to actress, Heidi,[6] before they divorced after nine years together in 2011.

Hertford is one-half of the electronic dream pop duo, Natural History, alongside Kate Flint.


Hertford began his career at an early age under the name, Whitby Hertford. He made appearances in the following films: Jurassic Park, A Nightmare On Elm Street 5: The Dream Child, Poltergeist II: The Other Side in the 1980s and 1990s.

He appeared as "Duckface" (Walter) on Full House in the late 1980s and early 1990s; Josh Tobin on Family Man for seven episodes in 1988.

Hertford voiced Duncan Duff in Tiny Toon Adventures for two years (in the 1990s) and Nick in Midnight Patrol: Adventures in the Dream Zone for thirteen episodes in the 1990s, Hyp in The Land Before Time III: The Time of the Great Giving, and Mad for one year (2011 - 2012). He guest starred on Glee in 2009 and had recurring role on Raising Hope for three years (2011/2012/2013).


Year Title Role Notes
1986 My Sister Sam ("Babes in the Woods")
Poltergeist II: The Other Side Kane's People
Second Serve Richard/Renee as a child TV movie
The Twilight Zone Young Boy ("The Elevator/To See the Invisible Man/Tooth and Consequences")
1987 Rampage Andrew Tippetts
Home Fires Will TV movie
In Self Defense Evan TV movie
1988 Beaches Tom uncredited
Family Man Josh Tobin (7 episodes)
Side by Side Newsboy TV movie
Cagney & Lacey Bobby Gorvel ("Hello Goodbye")
1989 Full House Walter Burman 1989 - 1990 ("Nerd for a Day", "Divorce Court", "Mr. Egghead")
A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Dream Child Jacob
Mr. Belvedere James Montgomery ("Stakeout")
Empty Nest Alec/Timmy 1989/1991 ("Here's a Howdy-Do" and ,Sucking Up Is Hard to Do")
McGee and Me! Phillip Monroe / Santa 1989 - 1992 ("Skate Expectations", "'Twas the Fight Before Christmas", "In the Nick of Time")
1990 TaleSpin'm Ernie voice ("Captains Outrageous", "Bullethead Baloo")
Midnight Patrol: Adventures in the Dream Zone Nick (13 episodes)
Peter Pan and the Pirates Michael Darling voice ("Coldest Cut of All")
Taking Care of Business Yuppie Son
The Munsters Today Kid Grandpa ("Misadventures in Time")
Tiny Toon Adventures Duncan Duff/Fliorello 1990/1992 ("Starting from Scratch", "Take Elmyra Please", "Flea for Your Life", "Grandma's Dead")
1991 ProStars Additional Characters voice
The Addams Family Little Tully
The Legend of Prince Valiant Prince Henry voice ("The Flute")
1992 The Ben Stiller Show Kreepee Kid ("ZooTV at Night")
Mikey Ben Owens
Darkwing Duck voice ("My Valentine Ghoul")
The Little Mermaid Crabscout #3 / Ollie / Rex (young Triton) 1992 - 1994; voice ("Red", "Wish Upon a Starfish", "Island of Fear")
1993 Jurassic Park Volunteer Boy'
Jonny's Golden Quest TV movie and voice
Civil Wars ("Captain Kangaroo Court")
1994 Aladdin Boy voice ("Fowl Weather")
It Runs in the Family Lug Ditka
Batman Billy the Seal Boy voice ("Sideshow")
1995 The Land Before Time III: The Time of the Great Giving Hyp voice and video
Capitol Critters voice ("The Bug House")
1996 Minor Adjustments Rocky Delmond ("Ask Dr. Ron", "The Ungrateful Dead", "Baby Boomer Angst")
1997 Mousehunt Vinny uncredited
2000 MADtv Billy ("Episode #6.7")
2007 Moving McAllister Fast-Food Cashier
The Pink Conspiracy Nursey
2008 Dark Reel Onion Chef
Break The Lawyer
2009 How I Met Your Mother Lost in Space Robot ("The Rough Patch")
Glee Dakota Stanley ("Acafellas")
789 Mad Scientist short
Chowder Behind the Scene Friend #1/Customer/Satisfied Customer voice ("The B.L.T.'s/The Trouble with Truffles")
Elevated Maxwell short
2010 Tall Justice Spud short
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien Fluffer Guy/Mad Max Warrior/Passenger ("Episode #1.134", "Episode #1.135")
No Clean Break The Lawyer
Long Story Short Fisher short
Gerald Funeral Home Director
Star Wars: The Clone Wars Cadet Korkie/Korkie Kryze/Mandalorian Super Commando 2010/2013; voice ("The Academy", "The Lawless")
2011 Elliott Graham short
Ben and Burman Sherman ("Ben and Burman Split Up", "Ben and Burman Wage War")
Psych Donald ("Last Night Gus")
Hit List Phil
Happy Place Banks video short
Glory Daze Leprechaun ("Shamrock You Like a Hurricane")
The Baby Duce Chris Duce/Jeremy Duce short
Raising Hope Officer Ross 2011 - 2013 ("Kidnapped", "Single White Female Role-Model", "Lord of the Ring")
Mad Announcer/Francis/Hawkeye voice ("Frankenwinnie/ParaMorgan", "Snott Pilgrim vs. the Wonderful World of Disney/Malcolm in the Middle Earth")
2012 Peter at the End Harrison short
Eagleheart Tommy Tumbles ("Silly Sammy")
Dreamworld Oliver Hayes
Tomorrow Miles short
2013 The Caper Kind/Swiss Mistake Rascal Woods short
2014 Midway Otis Alabaster short
Wildlife Possum Mutz shirt
TSA America: Suspicious Bulges Officer Biggs short
The Perfect 46 Jesse Darden



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