Holder was born in Birmingham. He plays in several celebrity golf tournaments throughout the year and is currently 1st team captain at his home club. His loveable attitude and shaggy hairstyle have made him one of East Molesey's most popular celebrities. Roy is also a big name in the local Drama School industry, having lived in East Molesey for most of his life with his partner and two children. Roy also plays the part of Father Christmas at local primary schools.