Holmes in February 2010
February 17, 1978|
Albany, New York, U.S.
Ashton Holmes (born February 17, 1978) is an American actor, best known for the role of Jack Stall in A History of Violence, Private Sidney Phillips in the HBO miniseries The Pacific, Thom on the CW action-thriller series Nikita, and as Tyler Barrol on the ABC drama series Revenge.
Holmes was born in Albany, New York. His mother, Susan, is a social worker. At a young age he began taking acting lessons and appeared in community theater. He attended The Albany Academy. During his senior year of high school, he attended the intern program of the New York State Theater Institute.
Holmes was involved with the Albany music scene, and was the lead singer for local band Method of Groove. During this time, Holmes befriended Nyack, New York band Coheed and Cambria, and began shopping around their demos to local indie labels. According to the Coheed and Cambria documentary Neverender: Children of The Fence Edition, in which Holmes appears, it was Holmes who eventually earned them their first record deal with Equal Vision Records.
Holmes made his debut on television with a recurring role in the daytime soap opera One Life to Live. In 2005 he starred in David Cronenberg's film A History of Violence. The next year, he had a recurring role on ABC's series Boston Legal. He also appeared in Peaceful Warrior in 2006, What We Do Is Secret and Normal Adolescent Behavior in 2007. In 2007 Holmes co-starred with Emily Blunt in the horror film Wind Chill. In 2008 he appeared in the comedy-drama film Smart People.
In 2010 Holmes played Sid Phillips in the HBO miniseries The Pacific. From 2010 to 2011, he starred as Thom in The CW series Nikita. From 2011 to 2012, he appeared as Tyler Barrol on the ABC drama series Revenge. On February 21, 2013, it was reported that Holmes was cast as Wyatt Bickford in the ABC drama pilot Reckless.
|2003||Raising Hell||Zach Adler||Direct-to-video|
|2004||A Million Miles to Sunshine||Rice||Short film|
|2005||A History of Violence||Jack Stall|
|2007||Normal Adolescent Behavior||Sean Mayer|
|2007||What We Do Is Secret||Rob Henley|
|2008||Smart People||James Wetherhold|
|2014||Only Human||Jason Lang|
|2018||Acts of Violence||Roman|
|2003||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Davis Harrington||Episode: "Soulless"|
|2004||One Life to Live||Greg Johnson||3 episodes|
|2004||Cold Case||Sean Morgan/Bobby Gordon||Episode: "Maternal Instincts"|
|2005||Ghost Whisperer||Kirk Jensen||Episode: "Voices"|
|2006||Boston Legal||Scott Little||5 episodes|
|2008||Numbers||Emerson Laidlaw||Episode: "Scan Man"|
|2009||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Hank||Episode: "Rock Star"|
|2009||House||Scott||Episode: "Both Sides Now"|
|2009||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Sam Trent||Episode: "Better Off Dead"|
|2010||The Pacific||Sid Phillips||Miniseries; 7 episodes|
|2010–2011||Nikita||Thom||Main cast (season 1); 10 episodes|
|2011||Lie to Me||Zach Morstein||Episode: "Killer App"|
|2011-2012||Revenge||Tyler Barrol||11 episodes|
|2013||Supernatural||Ephraim||Episode: "Heaven Can't Wait"|
|2014||Criminal Minds||Finn Bailey||Episode: "Persuasion"|
|2017 -||Being Mary Jane||Garrett Keswick||Recurring|
|2018||Arrow||Eric Cartier Jr.||Episode: "The Dragon"|
- BFP Music Presents... Method of Groove Archived June 2, 2002, at the Wayback Machine.
- Serji90. "Neverender Documentary Part 3". YouTube.
- Ashton Holmes biography
- HBO: The Pacific: Cast & Crew
- 'Nikita' star Ashton Holmes joins 'Revenge'
- Ng, Philiana; Goldberg, Lesley (February 21, 2013). "Lou Taylor Pucci, Ashton Holmes to Co-Star in ABC's 'Reckless' Pilot". The Hollywood Reporter. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved July 11, 2013.