After almost 35 years as a professional actor, Louis Herthum had a breakthrough year in 2017, a year that saw him upped to a series regular for season 2 of HBO's critically acclaimed "Westworld." Herthum made a big impact with his memorable turn on "Westworld," as Peter Abernathy, father to Dolores (Evan Rachel Wood) and one of the first robots to experience programming glitches in the seasons first season. On the big screen, Herthum can next be seen in "Cadaver" (Screen Gems) and Miramax's "Labyrinth" with Johnny Depp. He also recently finished shooting the independent film "Break My Heart 1000 Times," opposite Dermot Mulroney & Bella Thorne.Herthum began his acting career in his hometown of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. His first "big break" came in 1991 when he joined the cast of the long-running hit CBS series "Murder, She Wrote," starring as Deputy Andy Broom opposite Angela Lansbury for the show's final five seasons. His recurring television roles include his portrayal of Omar in Netflix's "Longmire," and werewolf pack leader JD in season 5 of HBO's supernatural drama "True Blood." TV audiences will also see him in his guest starring appearances on "Narcos" (Season 3), "Chicago Med", "Training Day", "True Detective" (Season 1), "Treme" and "Breaking Bad" to name a few.Herthum starred in the horror films "The Last Exorcism" and "The Last Exorcism 2," and other notable film credits include indie & studio films such as "I Love You Phillip Morris", "In the Electric Mist", "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button", "American Inquisition", "The Open Road" and "Pride". Herthum has appeared in over 40 stage productions, dozens of commercials and over 100 films & TV shows.In early 1996 Louis added "Producer" to his resume, producing his first feature film, "Favorite Son". Since then Louis has, through his Louisiana based production company Ransack Films, produced a total of five narrative features, including the award winning thriller, "Red Ridge" and one feature length documentary, "The Season Before Spring" (also an award winner) about the first post-Katrina Mardi Gras in 2006.Louis is avid art & antique collector and is currently (2017) restoring a 1968 Ford Mustang in homage to the film and actor that inspired him to go into show business - "Bullitt" with Steve McQueen.