Larry Holden

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Larry Holden
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Publicity shot taken in early 1990s
Born Laurence Henry Holden
(1961-05-15)May 15, 1961
Framingham, Massachusetts
Died February 13, 2011(2011-02-13) (aged 49)
Orange, Massachusetts
Occupation Actor

Laurence H. "Larry" Holden (May 15, 1961 – February 13, 2011) was an actor best known for his roles in several of Christopher Nolan's films, including Batman Begins as Finch, Memento as Jimmy and Insomnia as Farrell.[1]

Born in Framingham, Massachusetts to Command Sergeant Major Laurence E. Holden and his wife, Friederike, Larry Holden began his career in 1991's The Arc. He appeared in episodes of Cracker and Charmed. He began collaborating with Christopher Nolan in Memento and continued with Insomnia and Batman Begins. Holden was known for his role as "Darren Henson" on CSI.[1] He semi-retired as an actor to become an independent filmmaker, writing and directing eight films. His first film, My Father's House, won the 2002 Independent Achievement Award at the New York International Independent Film & Video Festival.

In 2010, he was diagnosed with cancer; he died on February 13, 2011 after a long illness.[2] He was 49 years old. His widow, Hanne Kristiansen, died in July 2015 of a drug overdose. He is survived by his mother, Friederike; his brother, Dr. Patrick Holden, and his wife, Beth; his sisters, Angela Holden and Deborah Holden-Baker; and four nephews and one niece.


Year Title Role Notes
1991 The Arc
1994 Worth Fighting For
1996 Pie in the Sky Amy's Boyfriend
1997 Tear It Down Rodney
1998 Sweet Jane John Uncredited
1998 Ted Hippie Dude
1999 Every Dog Has Its Day Jack Smith
2000 Memento Jimmy
2001 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Darin Hanson 2 episodes
2002 Insomnia Farrell
2005 Batman Begins Carl Finch
2009 A Way with Murder Bones
2009 The Outsiders William Crackstone
2011 Blood Was Everywhere Nathan
2012 Open Vacancy Jason Jones (final film role)


  1. ^ a b Larry Holden on IMDb
  2. ^ Home, Witty's Funeral. "Obituary for Laurence H.'Larry' Holden - Witty's Funeral Home, Orange, MA". Obituary for Laurence H.'Larry' Holden. Retrieved 2 February 2018.

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