Duke Lafoon is an award-winning actor who has appeared in films, television, commercials, and theatres across the country.  His major television credits include roles in Mindhunter (Netflix, David Fincher), Hostages (CBS, Henry Bronchtein), Forever (ABC, John F. Showalter), and Sally Hemmings (CBS, Charles Haid).

Mr. Lafoon is also an accomplished theatre actor.  In New York City, he starred alongside Kerry Butler in the off-Broadway production of Clinton (dir: Dan Knechtges).  He has played George Bailey in multiple productions of A Wonderful Life (Goodspeed, Westchester, TheatreVirginia).  Additional productions include Fun Home (Virginia Rep/ Cadence), The Audience (Transport Group, NYC), Ace (Signature, Old Globe), Rabbit Hole (Virginia Rep/ Cadence) and Next to Normal (Virginia Rep/ Cadence).

He has been seen in multiple national commercials, including American Express, Heineken, Kettle Chips, and Time Warner.

Duke has received multiple Best Actor Awards and nominations from The Richmond Times-Dispatch and Theatre Critics Circle.

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TV/FILM

Mindhunter | Netflix | David Fincher

Guest Star

FBI:Most Wanted | CBS | Rose Troche

Guest Star

Sally Hemmings | CBS | Charles Haid

Principal

Hostages | CBS | Henry Bronchtein

Co-Star

Forever | ABC | John F. Showalter

Co-Star

Ironclads | TBS | Delbert Mann

Supporting

Traitors | Short Film | Robert Moncrieff

Lead

Wicked Spring | Lionheart Film Works | Kevin R Hershberger

Supporting

Red Dead Redemption II | Video Game | Rockstar Games

Voice & Motion Capture

New York Theatre

Clinton | Off-Broadway | Dan Knechtges

Billy

A Wonderful Life | Westchester B'Way | William Westbrooks

George Bailey

The Audience | Transport Group | Jack Cummings III

Samuel

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes | Gateway Playhouse | Ken Prescott

Henry

I Love My Wife | Queens Theatre | Rob Urbinati

Wally

Suits and Ties | Turtle Shell Pro | John Cooper

Jay

A Christmas Carol | Gateway Playhouse | Bob Durkin

Cratchit

Monica the Musical | UCB Theatre | Casey Hushion

Bill Clinton

Regional Theatre

Wednesday's Child (World Premiere) | Florida Studio Theatre | Kate Alexander

Martin

Rabbit Hole | Cadence Theatre | Anna Senechal Johnson 

Howie

A Wonderful Life | Goodspeed | Michael Pearlman

George Bailey

Fun Home | Cadence Theatre | Chase Kniffen

Bruce

Next to Normal | Virginia Rep | Chase Kniffen

Dan

Doubt | West Virginia Public | Ron Iannone

Father Flynn

Ace | Signature Theatre | Eric Shaeffer

Edward

Ace | The Old Globe | Stafford Arima

Edward

Dead Man's Cell Phone | Company of Fools | Denise Simone

Dwight

White Christmas | Syracuse Stage | Paul Barnes

Sheldrake

Sideman | Company of Fools | John Glenn

Clifford

Das Barbecu | Company of Fools | RL Rowsey

Siegfried

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf | The Production Co | Daniel Moore

Nick

The Cocktail Hour | Virginia Rep | Nancy Cates

John

The Woman in Black | Blue Ridge Theatre Fest | Matt Reeder

Kipps

Jack and Jill | Virginia Rep | Steve Perigard

Jack

Burn This | Virginia Rep | Melissa Johnston

Burton

Playing With Fire | Carpenter Science Thtr | Randy Strawderman

Victor Frankenstein

Special Skills/ Other

Swimming, Snow Skiing, Tennis, Horseback Riding, Drivers License, Passport

  • Awarded “Best Actor” for Next To Normal at Virginia Repertory Theatre by RTCC  

  • Awarded “Best Actor” for A Wonderful Life at Theatre Virginia by The Richmond Times Dispatch

  • Nominated for “Best Actor” for Fun Home at Cadence Theatre by RTCC                               

  • Nominated for “Best Actor” for Rabbit Hole at Cadence Theatre by RTCC