Professor Jill Hartford, formerly known as Henry Marberton, is an episodic character on How to Get Away with Murder. She is a transgender woman who murdered her husband after she had had enough of the abuse.


Early LifeEdit

Jill was born on December 4, 1964, in the United States of America. She eventually transitioned and changed her name to Jill. Not long after her transition, she met a man named Steven and married him (he was aware of her being transgender). Though their marriage seemed happy, he was really abusing her. At some point in her life, she meets Annalise Keating. ("Two Birds, One Millstone")

Season 2Edit

After years of marriage, Jill had had enough of the constant abuse that he husband was inflicting upon her and took a bottle and hit him on the head with it, killing him. Panicking, she rang Annalise Keating, her lawyer and told her what had happened. Jill exaggerates the scene of the crime when she realizes that it looked like she murdered her husband in cold blood, thinking that it would make it look more of a struggle. When the police arrive, the assess the situation. Annalise arrives not long after. The transphobic police then accuse Jill of murdering her husband thinking that he had found out that she was assigned male at birth. She denies the claims of deception and when the police refuse to drop the persistent claims she threatens the police officers. (...) ("Two Birds, One Millstone") To Annalise, she relays the accounts of trans women who are incarcerated as men, such as CeCe McDonald, who was arrested for defending herself against a racist and transphobic attack by a cisgender heterosexual male who was eager to kill her.

Murders CommittedEdit

  • Steven Hartford: Jill murdered her husband after years of abuse. She took a bottle and hit him over the head which killed him. ("Two Birds, One Millstone")


Season 2
"It's Time to Move On" "She's Dying" "It's Called the Octopus" "Skanks Get Shanked" "Meet Bonnie"
"Two Birds, One Millstone" "I Want You to Die" "Hi, I'm Philip" "What Did We Do?" "What Happened to You, Annalise?"
"She Hates Us" "It's a Trap" "Something Bad Happened" "There's My Baby" "Anna Mae"