Biography

Heather Dorff HeadshotHeather Dorff is a Los Angeles based award winning actress. Born and raised in Chicago, IL, she has also spent time living in Georgia, New York, and Louisiana, as well as visited Italy, Netherlands, France, and the United Kingdom, giving her a wide perspective of people and cultures around the world.

Heather has studied Meisner acting technique at Act One Studios & with acting coach Ed Hooks. Heather landed her first acting roles in music videos featuring Ross Crean and Etare Neged. Shortly after she received her breakout role in the vampire thriller, feature film, ‘Afraid of Sunrise’. She has received many lead and supporting film roles since. Heather produced and starred in the award winning short dark drama film ‘What They Say’, a film based on a short story she also penned. Heather most recently starred alongside fellow indie scream queen actress and director Jessica Cameron in the multi award winning feature film ‘Truth or Dare’ and again starred alongside Cameron in the short film ‘The Tour’ shot on location in London, UK.

Apart from acting, Heather has experience in modeling, public speaking, event hosting, web design, roller and ice skating, skiing, horseback riding, and has trained in MMA kickboxing. She plans to continue expanding and perfecting her acting technique by continuing acting courses and filming in Los Angeles.

Nominations and Awards

Won – Best Actress (What They Say) – 2012 Critic’s Word C.H.E.W.I.E. Awards
Won – Best Actress (The Tour) – 2014 Chicago Horror Film Festival
Won – Best Female Performance (What They Say) – 2012 Yuma Film Festival
Won – Best Female Performance (What They Say) – 2012 Ocean County Library Film Festival
Won – Best Actress (Hand of Glory) – 2012 Prairie State Film Festival
Won – Best Actress (House of Degenerate Brain-Eating Mutant Fog Insects) – 2012 Laugh or Die Comedy Film Festival
Won – Best Actress (What They Say) – 2011 Chicago Horror Film Festival
Nominated Best Actress (Truth or Dare) – 2014 Indie Horror Film Festival
Nominated – Best Actress (What They Say) – 2012 Indie Horror Film Fest
Nominated – Best Actress (Hand of Glory) – 2012 Maverick Movie Awards