Holt McCallany

Holt McCallany

American actor
Date of Birth: 03.09.1964
Country: USA

Biography of Holt McCallany

Holt McCallany, an American actor, was born on September 3, 1964, in New York City, USA. He comes from a family of performers, with his father being a renowned cabaret singer, actor, and producer, and a Tony Award winner. He attended school in Dublin, Ireland, before his parents divorced and he returned to the United States.

Holt McCallany

McCallany made his acting debut in the second grade, playing Dopey in a school production of "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs." His performance received mixed reviews from critics. At the age of 14, he was expelled from school, after which he ran away from home and went to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career.

Holt McCallany

After a series of odd jobs, his parents found him and brought him back home. He was then sent to an Irish boarding school, the same school his father attended forty years earlier. McCallany successfully completed his education there and went on to study the performing arts at the Marcel Marceau School in Paris. Upon completion of his studies, he returned to New York City and made his Broadway debut in the production of "Biloxi Blues."

Holt McCallany

McCallany soon transitioned to the big screen, appearing in films such as Stephen King's "Creepshow 2," "Casualties of War," the cult comedy "The Search for One Eye Jimmy," the thriller "Jade," and the sci-fi film "Alien 3," directed by David Fincher and starring Sigourney Weaver. He portrayed Teddy Atlas, the trainer of Mike Tyson, in the TV movie "Tyson," and his involvement in the film led him to support the Atlas Foundation Charity.

Holt McCallany

McCallany reunited with Fincher for the film adaptation of Chuck Palahniuk's best-selling novel "Fight Club," in which he co-starred with Brad Pitt. He also appeared in the controversial war film "Three Kings," which focused on the Gulf War. Other notable film roles include "Men of Honor," where McCallany played the character Rourke and underwent extensive training in deep-sea diving, and "Below," a thriller with supernatural elements that he described as his most enjoyable filming experience.

From 2003 to 2005, McCallany portrayed detective Hagen on the CBS series "CSI: Miami." The character was complex, emotional, and faced psychological challenges, ultimately taking his own life at the end of the show's third season. In recent years, McCallany has appeared in films such as "Vantage Point" and "A Perfect Getaway."

Holt McCallany was in a long-term relationship with actress Nicole Wilson.

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