André Holland Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Christian Mba
Jan 31, 2024 By Christian Mba
Originally Published on May 14, 2022
André Holland is an award-winning actor. Know more about his birthday, family, education and net worth.
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About André Holland

André Holland is most recognized for his performance as Kevin Jones in the movie 'Moonlight'.
He has won several awards for this role. Holland has also acted in many theatre productions, films and television series.
Holland was born and spent most of his life in Bessemer, Alabama. He has a masters degree in fine arts from the New York University. He started out as an actor in a theatre production when he was just 11-years-old. Since then Holland has acted on-stage, in films and has been cast in quite a few television series.
He is best known for his role in 'Moonlight' which has won and been nominated for many awards including the Academy Awards. His other notable character portrays were in the movie Selma which released in 2014 and in the television series, 'The Knick' as Dr. Algernon Edwards. For both these roles he has received nominations in various categories at many prestigious award events. André Holland presently lives in Brooklyn, New York.

André Holland Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is André Holland’s net worth?

Some sources estimate the net worth of André Holland to be about $1.6 million.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is André Holland?

André Holland is about 5 ft 10 in (178 cm) in height.

How old is André Holland?

Born in December 1979, this American actor will be 43-years-old this year. His birthday is in December which makes his zodiac sign Capricorn. André Holland does display a few of the personality traits of the sun sign Capricorn, which are hardworking and ambitious.

Childhood And Education

André Holland is the son of Mary and Donald Holland. He was born to them on December 28, 1979. Holland was born and spent most of his childhood in a suburb of Birmingham, Alabama called Bessemer. He had two sisters who were named Maketha and Natalie.
André Holland studied at the John Carroll Catholic High School, Alabama before graduating from the Florida State University. In 2006, he obtained a Master Degree in Fine Arts from the New York University. Holland has also studied aboard at the Florida State University Study Center in London.
Darell Revel, Holland's drama teacher in school saw the immense talent that he had and encouraged him to take up acting as a career.

Family, Romance And Relationships

Who is André Holland dating?

According to most sources André Holland is currently unmarried and single.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Holland began his acting career when he was just 11-years-old in Alabama. He appeared in a production of 'Oliver' which was staged by the Birmingham Summerfest in Alabama. From Bessemer to Hollywood, Holland has come a long way a few highlights of his career are listed below.
In 2006, he made his first screen appearance in 'Law & Order', although it was only one episode. At this time he also continued to perform on stage appearing in plays such as 'Wig Out' and 'The Whipping Man'. In 2006, he played three characters in the play 'Blue Door' and his performance was reviewed favorably by critics.
In 2008, Holland bagged his first film role in 'Sugar', a sports drama.
In 2011, he was cast as Julian Fitzgerald in 'Friends With Benefits' a sitcom on NBC. This is probably one of the few comic roles that his actor has played as he tends to do more dramatic roles.
Between 2014 and 2015 he featured in 'The Knick', a Cinemax series.
However, Holland is best known for his role in 'Moonlight'. He essayed the role of Kevin for which he got plenty of positive reviews from both critics and audiences.
In March 2018 André Holland starred in 'A Wrinkle In Time', a fantasy adventure movie.
Some of the work that André Holland has done on television are between 2012 and 2013 he played the role of 'Marshall Malloy' in 13 episodes of 1600 Penn, a sitcom. In 2016, Holland starred in nine episodes of 'American Horror Story: Roanoke' as Matt Miller.
In 2018, André Holland starred in 10 episodes of 'Castle Rock' in the lead role as Henry Deaver.
Some of the films that this actor has appeared in are 'Miracle At St Anna' in 2008 as Private Needles and the 2021 movie 'Passing'.
In 2020, André Holland appeared in the first season of 'The Eddy'. This drama series on Netflix has Holland playing the character of an American pianist Elliot.

What awards has André Holland won?

André Holland has come a long way from his first performance at just 11 in Bessemer, Alabama. He has been nominated for and won quite a few awards.
His portrayal of Andrew Young in 'Selma', a historical drama in 2014 got him nominated in the supporting actor category at the NAACP Image Awards.
A few of the other awards that this immensely talented actor has won are the Satellite Award for Best Television Ensemble, Gotham Special Jury Award and the Independent Spirit Robert Altman Award.
For his role in 'Moonlight' Holland received a lot of praise and recognition. Among them was a nomination at the Screen Actors Guild Awards and a nomination at the the Florida Film Critics Circle.
André Holland has also won the Vivian Robinson/Audelco Award for his work in theatre especially in the play 'The Whipping Man'.

André Holland’s Hobbies And Interests

In addition to acting in movies, television or a stage performance, this actor from Bessemer, Alabama is very keen on direction. He also loves music especially jazz. For his role in the drama series, 'The Eddy', André Holland had to learn to play the piano and he now enjoys playing this instrument when he can.

Other Interesting André Holland Facts And Trivia

In 2018, André Holland made his off off Broadway debut as a director with Dutch Masters.
André Holland is very passionate about theatre, he has acted in the play 'Othello' at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London. In 2019, Holland bought an unused movie theater in Bessemer and used it as a community center for performing arts.
Although, André Holland is not a musician, he learnt to play the piano for 'The Eddy', a drama series on Netflix. He learnt from two teachers, one in Paris where this series has been filmed and another in New York where Holland lives. He came to love the piano.
André Holland has also done a radio version of 'Richard II', the play by William Shakespeare.
For his role in 'Moonlight' Holland received a lot of praise and recognition. Among them was a nomination at the Screen Actors Guild Awards and a nomination at the the Florida Film Critics Circle.
André Holland has also won the Vivian Robinson/Audelco Award for his work in theatre especially in the play 'The Whipping Man'.

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