Stephen Dorff bio: Age, height, net worth, wife, movies and TV shows

Stephen Dorff bio: Age, height, net worth, wife, movies and TV shows

Stephen Dorff is an American actor and producer who began his career from a very young age. Some of his most popular roles include Deacon Frost in Blade, Johnny Marco in Somewhere, PK in The Power of One, and Roland West in the HBO crime drama series True Detective.

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Stephen Dorff has been working in Hollywood for over 30 years, and he has an impressive filmography and awards list to show for his talent and hard work.

Stephen Dorff profile summary

  • Name: Stephen Hartley Dorff Jr
  • Birthdate: July 29, 1973
  • Place of birth: Atlanta, USA
  • Age: 47 years (as of 2020)
  • Zodiac sign: Leo
  • Father: Steve Dorff
  • Siblings: Andrew Dorff
  • Height: 5' 8" (1.73 m)
  • Occupation: Actor, producer
  • Net worth: $12 million


Stephen Hartley Dorff Jr. was born on July 29, 1973, in Atlanta, Georgia in the United States of America. Stephen Dorff age as of 2020 is 47 years.

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Stephen was brought up in Los Angeles, and he began his career there. According to Stephen, he was "kinda brought up half-Jewish."

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Stephen Dorff's parents are Nancy and Steve Dorff. Steve Dorff Sr. is a composer and music producer. Stephen's father is Jewish, while his mother is Catholic.

While Stephen chose to focus on acting, Stephen Dorff brother Andrew Dorff chose music. He was a country music songwriter based in Nashville.

His younger brother Andrew wrote hits for country music artists like Kenny Chesney, Blake Shelton, and Hunter Hayes. Tragically, his life was cut short - Andrew Dorff died in December 2016 at age 40.


There is not much information about his educational background except that Dorff was expelled from five of the several private schools he attended.

How tall is Stephen Dorff?

Stephen Dorff height is 5' 8" (1.73 m), and he weighs 68kg.

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Career summary

Stephen Dorff began acting as a child, appearing in commercials for Kraft and Mattel. His first professional acting gig was in 1985, on an episode of the TV series The New Leave It to Beaver, in which he played a character named Tony.

His first movie role was in a 1987 horror film The Gate. He played the role of Glen in the movie.

In 1992, Stephen acted alongside and Daniel Craig and Morgan Freeman in The Power of One.

Dorf has also featured in music videos. In 1993, he featured in a music video for Aerosmith's song titled Cryin. The music video also featured teen idol Alicia Silverstone.

In 1994, the actor played the lead role and love interest of Reese Witherspoon's character in S.F.W.

One of his most famous roles is was in the 1998 Westly Snipes-led Marvel Comics superhero horror film Blade. He portrayed vampire Deacon Frost in the movie.

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In 2003, Stephen portrayed the character Dale Massie in the 2003 thriller Cold Creek Manor. He acted alongside other Hollywood big names like Dennis Quaid and Sharon Stone.

In 2017, he portrayed Hal Hartman in the crime horror film Leatherface. In 2019, Dorff portrayed Detective Roland West in HBO's True Detective.

In 2020, he played Sheriff Bill Hollister in the TV series Deputy. His latest movie role is the already completed action drama titled Embattled.

Stephen Dorff movies and TV shows

Dorff has starred in more than 90 movies and TV productions. Here some of the films and TV shows that he has featured in.


  • The Gate (1987): Glen
  • The Power of One (1992): Peter Phillip P.K. Age 18
  • Backbeat (1994): Stuart Sutcliffe
  • I Shot Andy Warhol (1996): Candy Darling
  • Blood and Wine (1996): Jason
  • Blade (1998): Deacon Frost
  • Entropy (1999): Jake Walsh
  • Quantum Project (2000): Paul Pentcho
  • Steal (2002): Slim
  • Den of Lions (2003): Mike Varga
  • Cold Creek Manor (2003): Dale Massie
  • Shadowboxer (2005): Clayton Mayfield
  • World Trade Center (2006): Scott Strauss

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  • .45 (2006): Reilly
  • Botched (2007): Ritchie Donovan
  • Felon (2008): Wade Porter
  • Black Water Transit (2009): Nicky
  • Somewhere (2010): Johnny Marco
  • Immortals (2011): Stavros
  • Rites of Passage (2012): Professor Nash
  • Zaytoun (2012): Yoni
  • Officer Down (2013): Det. David 'Cal' Callahan
  • Heatstroke (2014): Paul O'Malley
  • American Hero (2015): Melvin
  • Albion: The Enchanted Stallion (2016): Connor
  • Leatherface (2017): Texas Ranger Hal Hartman
  • Wheeler (2017): Wheeler
  • Life Boat (2018)
  • Don't Go (2017): Ben Slater


  • The New Leave It to Beaver (1985): Tony
  • Diff'rent Strokes (1985): Scott
  • In Love and War (1987): Stan
  • Mutts (1988): Eric Gillman
  • Quiet Victory: The Charlie Wedemeyer Story (1988): Older Kale Wedemeyer
  • Empty Nest (1989): Billy at 14
  • Father Dowling Mysteries (1990): Mark Oskowski
  • A Son's Promise (1990): Charles O'Kelley
  • The Outsiders (1990): Bobby Dean
  • Always Remember I Love You (1990): Robert Mendham

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Stephen Dorff movies and tv shows
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  • What a Dummy (1990–1991): Tucker Brannigan
  • Blossom (1991): Bobby
  • Earthly Possessions (1999): Jake Simms, Jr.
  • Covert One: The Hades Factor (2006): Jon Smith
  • Star (2017-2018): Brody Dean
  • True Detective (2019): Roland West
  • Deputy (2020): Sheriff Bill Hollister

Producer credits

  • Don't Go (2018): Executive producer
  • Wheeler (2017): Producer
  • Zaytoun ( 2012): Executive producer
  • Brake (2012): Executive producer
  • Skip Tracer (2008): Executive producer
  • Felon (2008): Executive producer


Dorff has received a total of seven award nominations, and he has won five awards so far in his career.

What is Stephen Dorff net worth?

The actor's net worth is $12 million. He has made most of his earnings from working as an actor.

Who is Stephen Dorff wife?

The actor is unmarried, and he has never been married. He is currently single.

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The actor dated Charlotte McKinney in 2015, but they announced their breakup later in 2016.

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Also, he has been linked with Pamela Andersen, Tami Donaldson, Bridget Hall, Reese Witherspoon, and Courtney Wagner.

The actor was recently in a relationship with Katharina Damm.

Steven Dorff has been working in film and television for almost 40 years. With over 90 acting credits, several award nominations and wins, he is without question one of the best actors in Hollywood.

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