Holt McCallany

Holt McCallany

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    • September 3rd, 1964
Holt McCallany (born Holt Quinn McAloney; September 3, 1963) is an American actor, writer, and producer. He is known for portraying Bill Tench on the series Mindhunter (2017–present) and has had several supporting roles in various television series and films. His first job in the professional theater was as an apprentice actor at the Great Lakes Shakespeare Festival in Cleveland, Ohio, in the same apprenticeship once served by Tom Hanks, among others. Subsequently, he returned to New York City and was cast as an understudy in the Broadway production of Biloxi Blues. McCallany landed a series of supporting parts in such films as Casualties of War, Alien 3, Creepshow 2, The Search for One-eye Jimmy, and Jade, as well as the TV miniseries Rough Riders. After playing the legendary boxing trainer Teddy Atlas in the HBO telefilm Tyson, he became a supporter of the Atlas Foundation Charity, a grassroots organization dedicated to helping children and families with medical and financial hardships. He continued working in films and television throughout the nineties and 2000s with roles in films such as Fight Club, Three Kings, Men of Honor, and Below, among others. He played a detective with psychological problems in CSI: Miami and a soldier with post-traumatic stress disorder on Criminal Minds. He appeared in the 2010 Warner Bros. film, The Losers, based on the graphic novel from DC Comics. McCallany also was the star of the 2011 FX television series, Lights Out, playing an aging boxer ("Patrick 'Lights' Leary") forced out of retirement and into a comeback bid to regain the heavyweight title, despite having pugilistic dementia. He followed this with roles in films like Sully, Shot Caller, and Blackhat, among many others. Since 2017, McCallany co-stars in the Netflix series Mindhunter for director David Fincher. He plays Bill Tench, an FBI agent researching serial killers in the late-1970s. His first French language film will be released in September, 2019, an adaptation of the George Feydeau comedy Le Dindon.

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Acting (48 Credits)

2022Condamner a tuer as Inspecteur d'Interpol
2021Wrath of Man as Bullet
2021The Ice Road as René Lampard
2021Nightmare Alley as Anderson
2020Greenland as Twin Otter Pilot
2019SGT. Will Gardner as Officer Callahan
2018Beyond White Space as Richard Bentley
2017Shot Caller as Jerry 'The Beast' Manning
2017Justice League as Burglar (uncredited)
2017MINDHUNTER as Bill Tench
2016Jack Reacher: Never Go Back as Col. Morgan
2016Sully as Mike Cleary
2016Monster Trucks as Burke
2015Blackhat as Mark Jessup
2015The Perfect Guy as Detective Hansen
2015Run All Night as Frank
2015Concussion as Angry Neurologist
2014The Ganzfeld Haunting as Detective MurphyWatch Free
2013Crush as Mike Norris
2013Gangster Squad as Karl Lockwood
2013Golden Boy (2013) as Detective Joe Diaco
2012Hijacked as Rostow Pawlak
2012Bullet to the Head as Hank Greely
2011Lights Out (2011) as Patrick 'Lights' Leary
2010The Losers as Wade Travis
2009A Perfect Getaway as Police Lieutenant
2009Stolen as Swede
2008Toxic as Van
2008Vantage Point as Ron Matthews
2007Rise: Blood Hunter as Rourke
2006Alpha Dog as Detective Tom Finnegan
2004Against the Ropes as Doug Doherty
2002Below as Loomis
2000Men of Honor as MM1 Dylan Rourke
1999Fight Club as The Mechanic
1999Three Kings as Captain Van Meter
1999Mumford as Newcomer
1997The Peacemaker as Mark Appleton
1997Rough Riders as Sgt. Hamilton Fish
1995Flirt as Bartender
1995Tyson as Teddy Atlas
1995Jade as Bill Barrett
1994The Search for One-eye Jimmy as Les
1994Amateur as Usher
1992Alien 3 as Ted "Junior" Gillas
1989Casualties of War as Lt. Kramer
1988Shakedown as Roadblock Officer
1987Creepshow 2 as Sam Whitemoon


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