Adrian Holmes

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Adrian Holmes
Born 1975 (age 41–42)[1]
Wrexham, North Wales
Nationality Canadian
Occupation Television actor, voice actor
Years active 1991-present

Adrian Holmes (born 1975) is a Welsh-born Canadian actor, best known for his work on 19-2.

Early life[edit]

Holmes was born in Wrexham, North Wales,[2] his family moved to Vancouver, British Columbia when he was five.[1] He studied nursing at Langara College, in part to appease his mother who felt he needed a backup plan if his acting career was unsuccessful.[3]

Career[edit]

Holmes has had a long career, but is best known for his television roles, such as Basqat on Smallville, Marcus Mitchell on True Justice[2] and Frank Pike on Arrow.[3] His most notable role is Nick Barron in the English Language version of 19-2 on Bravo,[2][3] which garnered him a Canadian Screen Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series.[4] His film work includes Red Riding Hood,[1] Elysium[2] and The Cabin in the Woods.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result Ref
2004 Leo Awards Best Guest Performance by a Male in a Dramatic Series The Collector Nominated [5]
2016 Canadian Screen Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role 19-2 Nominated [6]
2017 Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role Won [4]
Leo Awards Best Lead Performance by a Male in a Dramatic Series Nominated [7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Cineplex.com | Cineplex News - Adrian Holmes is getting warmer with Red Riding Hood role". www.cineplex.com. Retrieved 13 March 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c d e M, Adnan (5 February 2014). "Chatting with Adrian Holmes and Jared Keeso of Bravo's 19-2". The Arts Guild. Retrieved 13 March 2017. 
  3. ^ a b c Furminger, Sabrina. "Adrian Holmes only believes in 'falling forward'". Westender. Retrieved 13 March 2017. 
  4. ^ a b Furdyk, Brent. "2017 Canadian Screen Awards: And the winners are…". Global News. Retrieved 13 March 2017. 
  5. ^ "2004 nominees" (PDF). leoawards.com. Retrieved 13 March 2017. 
  6. ^ "'Schitt’s Creek,' 'Orphan Black,' '19-2' among top Canadian Screen Award TV nominees". etalk.ca. Retrieved 13 March 2017. 
  7. ^ "Leo Awards, Nominees by Name 2017". www.leoawards.com. Retrieved 2 May 2017. 

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