Holbrook in 2018
Robert Boyd Holbrook
1 September 1981
Prestonsburg, Kentucky, U.S.
|Occupation||Actor, fashion model|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
Robert Boyd Holbrook (born September 1, 1981) is an American actor and model. He has appeared in films such as Milk, Out of the Furnace, Run All Night, A Walk Among the Tombstones and Gone Girl, and starred as DEA Agent Steve Murphy in the Netflix series Narcos. In 2012, he also starred in the series Hatfields & McCoys as "Cap" Hatfield. He starred as Donald Pierce in Logan (2017) and Thomas Lockhart in In the Shadow of the Moon (2019).
Holbrook was discovered while working part-time as a carpenter for Jenny Wiley Theatre in Kentucky. He signed with Elite Models in 2001. He has worked for other agencies such as Wilhelmina Models. Holbrook has been a model for such designers and labels as Gucci, Jean Paul Gaultier, Versus, Hugo Boss, Bill Blass, Calvin Klein, Moschino, Marc Jacobs and DSquared².
Holbrook and model Omahyra Mota were the subjects of photographer Ellen Von Unwerth Paris gallery exhibition "Omahyra & Boyd" and the 2005 book of that title from Exhibitions International (ISBN 2-914171-20-X).
He released a short series of poems through the website Model-Max.com, accompanied by illustrations by Jamie Strachan.
Holbrook studied acting with the William Esper Studio's two-year Meisner Acting Program and with Shane Ann Younts' two-year voice and speech program, and he received an SCPS Certificate in 16mm film from New York University. He also has worked with acting coach Terry Knickerbocker.
Holbrook is also a photographer who has done work for David Armstrong. He is also a sculptor and exhibited his work in his first art show, "Iscariot", at the Rare gallery in Chelsea, New York from April 19 to May 17, 2008.
|2011||Higher Ground||Teenage Ethan Miller|
|The Reunion||Douglas Cleary|
|Moving Takahashi||Craig||Short film|
|2012||The Magic of Belle Isle||Luke Ford|
|2013||The Host||Kyle O'Shea|
|Out of the Furnace||Tattooed Guy|
|2014||The Skeleton Twins||Billy|
|Little Accidents||Amos Jenkins|
|Very Good Girls||David Avery|
|A Walk Among the Tombstones||Peter Kristo|
|2015||Run All Night||Danny Maguire|
|2016||The Free World||Mo Lundy|
|Jane Got a Gun||Vic Bishop|
|2017||Song to Song||Scenes cut|
|The Predator||Quinn McKenna|
|2019||In the Shadow of the Moon||Thomas Lockhart|
|TBA||Born to Be Murdered||Post-production|
|TBA||We Can Be Heroes||Post-production|
|2009||The Unusuals||Punk||Episode: "42"|
|2009||The Beautiful Life: TBL||Gabriel||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2010||Tough Trade||Jackson Tucker||Television film|
|2011||The Big C||Mykail||6 episodes|
|2012||Hatfields & McCoys||William "Cap" Hatfield||Miniseries; 3 episodes|
|2013||Behind the Candelabra||Cary James||TV film|
|2015–2016||Narcos||DEA agent Steve Murphy||Main role (seasons 1 & 2); 20 episodes|
|2020||The Fugitive||Mike Ferro||Main cast |
Awards and nominations
|2012||Hamptons International Film Festival||Breakthrough Performer||The Host||Won|
|2014||Milano International Film Festival Awards||Best Actor||Little Accidents||Nominated|
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