Robert Boyd Holbrook (born September 1, 1981) is an American actor and fashion 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 stars as DEA Agent Steve Murphy in the Netflix series Narcos. In 2017, he portrayed villain Donald Pierce in Logan.
Holbrook in January 2013
|Born||Robert Boyd Holbrook
1 September 1981
|Occupation||Actor, fashion model|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
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, 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.
|2008||Milk||Denton Smith||as Robert Boyd Holbrook|
|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 Owen|
|2017||Song to Song||Scenes cut|
|2018||The Predator||Quinn McKenna||Filming|
|2009||The Unusuals||Punk||Episode: "42"|
|2009||The Beautiful Life: TBL||Gabriel||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2010||Tough Trade||Jackson Tucker||TV 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–present||Narcos||Steve Murphy||Main cast|
Awards and nominationsEdit
|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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