Larry Laverty is an American film and television actor who has appeared in over 100 films, including Gus Van Sant's top film at the Cannes Film Festival in 2003, Elephant (2003). This performance was followed by several in the Horror film genre. His first genre film was The Hamiltons (2006) in which he played the concerned neighbor, opposite Samuel Child (Castle, Criminal Minds). He followed this performance with the role of a cop opposite Rutger Hauer (Blade Runner) in Dead Tone (2007). In 2008, he appeared in a string of Horror films including Son of Terror (2008), The Sanguinarian (2008), and opposite Lisa Cash (Friends, Castle) in Loved Ones (2008). In 2009, he appeared opposite Michelle Page (American Horror Story, Bosch) in Dog (2009). Then in 2011, he appeared with an all-star horror cast in The Family (2011) and opposite Jeffrey Weissman (Back to the Future, Part II) in American Disciples (2011). In 2012, two more films were released, The Locals (2012), appearing opposite Elissa Dowling, and Sisterhood of Death (2012). In 2013, Laverty appeared opposite scream queen Linnea Quigley in Post Mortem, America 2021 (2013), appeared in Jake's Dead (2013), and spent one month on location in Minnesota to costar with Brad Dourif (One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest) in The Control Group (2013). In 2020, he will appear in a third film for director Antony De Gennaro entitled I Am Them (2020). Laverty is a longtime wildlife photographer, writer and conservationist. In 2019, he published his first book, Power and Majesty: The Plight and Preservation of the African Elephant, a table top book containing images and information about Africa's endangered elephants. Owing to the effort put forward to secure the information and photographs contained in the book, Laverty was inducted into the exclusive science organization The Explorers Club in 2020.