Boyd Holbrook

Boyd Holbrook

Highest Rated: 94% Behind the Candelabra (2013)

Lowest Rated: 8% The Reunion (2011)

Birthday: Sep 01, 1981

Birthplace: Prestonsburg, Kentucky, USA

Boyd Holbrook was an American actor and model whose film credits include "A Walk Among the Tombstones" (2014) and the searing biopic "Milk" (2008). The son of Ellen and Don Holbrook, he was born on September 1, 1981 in the small county seat of Prestonsburg, Kentucky. Holbrook's natural good looks took him to the world of modeling, first signing with Elite Models agency in 2001. He worked with numerous agencies and modeled all over Europe and Asia for designers such as Gucci, Calvin Klein, and Hugo Boss. With the money he saved up from his days as a fashion model, Holbrook studied film at New York University where he earned an SCSP Certificate in 16mm film. Ambition turned to good fortune for Holbrook in 2007 when he sent an original screenplay to director Gus Van Sant. Impressed by his work, Van Sant cast him in his movie "Milk," a biographical film about the late gay rights activist and politician Harvey Milk. The film was a critical success and won Best Original Screenplay at the 2009 Academy Awards. Holbrook next had the opportunity to work with both Academy Award-winner Kevin Costner and Golden Globe nominee Bill Paxton in the History Channel's three-part television miniseries "Hatfields & McCoys" (2012). In 2013, he was seen playing Kyle O'Shea in the film adaptation of Twilight author Stephenie Meyer's science fiction novel "The Host," and Cary James in Steven Soderbergh's drama "Behind the Candelabra" (HBO 2013) which starred Michael Douglas and Matt Damon as Liberace and his lover Scott Thorson. Holbrook's filmography grew rapidly the following year, appearing in four movies that included "The Skeleton Twins" (2014), a critically-acclaimed comedy-drama starring Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader, "A Walk Among the Tombstones" (2014), an adaptation of one of Lawrence Block's Matt Scudder detective novels starring Liam Neeson, romantic comedy "Very Good Girls" (2014) and David Fincher's hit "Gone Girl" (2014). The following year, Holbrook starred in "Narcos" (Netflix 2015- ), a thriller set in the Latin American drug trade.

Highest rated movies

Behind the Candelabra
Gone Girl
The Skeleton Twins
Higher Ground
Eight for Silver
We Can Be Heroes




No Score Yet No Score Yet Indiana Jones 5 Unknown (Character) - 2022
No Score Yet No Score Yet Beckett Unknown (Character) - 2021
76% No Score Yet Eight for Silver Unknown (Character) - 2021
73% 42% We Can Be Heroes Miracle Guy (Character) - 2020
56% 22% Two/One Kaden (Character) - 2019
58% 38% In the Shadow of the Moon Thomas Lockhart (Character) - 2019
89% 69% O.G. Pinkins (Character),
- 2018
33% 33% The Predator Quinn McKenna (Character) $51M 2018
93% 90% Logan Pierce (Character) $226.3M 2017
No Score Yet 21% Boomtown Dustin (Character) - 2017
42% 37% Jane Got a Gun Vic (Character) $1.5M 2016
38% 53% Cardboard Boxer Pinky (Character) - 2016
37% 30% Morgan Skip Vronsky (Character) $3.9M 2016
50% 53% The Free World Mo Lundy (Character) - 2016
59% 56% Run All Night Danny Maguire (Character) $26.5M 2015
68% 53% A Walk Among the Tombstones Peter Kristo (Character) $26M 2014
54% 28% Little Accidents Amos (Character) $10.1K 2014
86% 69% The Skeleton Twins Billy (Character) $5.3M 2014
87% 87% Gone Girl Jeff (Character) $167.8M 2014
19% 33% Very Good Girls David Avery (Character) - 2013
10% 49% The Host Kyle (Character) $26.6M 2013
94% 71% Behind the Candelabra Cary James (Character) - 2013
29% 62% The Magic of Belle Isle Luke (Character) $100.9K 2012
8% 33% The Reunion Douglas Cleary (Character) - 2011
82% 62% Higher Ground Young Ethan (Character) $841.2K 2011


No Score Yet No Score Yet Untitled B.J. Novak Anthology Series Unknown (Character) 2021
20% 50% The Fugitive Mike Ferro (Character) 2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet etalk Guest 2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet Conan Guest 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Good Morning America Guest 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Harry Guest 2017
89% 95% Narcos Steve Murphy (Character) 2015-2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hatfields & McCoys Cap Hatfield (Character) 2012


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