Thomas Hern is a New Zealand actor and independent film producer. He is known for producing NZ feature films The Dark Horse, Everything We Loved, and Pork Pie (a reboot of Kiwi classic Goodbye Pork Pie). Hern also produced the action-comedy Guns Akimbo, starring Daniel Radcliffe and Samara Weaving and TIFF Midnight Madness award-winner Shadow in the Cloud. As an actor Hern has played Ram, the young paraplegic, polygamist villain in cult sci-fi series The Tribe and the comic-relief character Devin Del Valle in the 2004 television show Power Rangers Dino Thunder. Between 2006 and 2007, Hern also appeared in South Pacific Pictures-produced New Zealand television series Shortland Street as Baxter Cormack. Hern also appeared in Revelations, Interrogation, Maddigan's Quest, as well as in many supporting and presenting roles. His filmography includes various TV and radio commercials and voiceovers. Thomas Hern was born in Christchurch, New Zealand and has two older brothers and an older sister. He is also known by the nickname Herndog. Hern continues to work on musical side-projects, Theodore High, with Latham Gaines (who starred alongside Hern in Power Rangers Dino Thunder as Anton Mercer/Mesogog) and rock band The Drop D's.