Robert Boyd Holbrook
Prestonsburg, Kentucky, United States
New York, United States
He pursued a two-year Meisner Acting Program from William Esper Studio in Manhattan, New York.
He also undertook a two-year Voice and Speech Program at the performing arts theater Shane Ann Younts‘ in New York.
Boyd also got the School of Professional Studies Certificate (SPSC) in 16mm film program from the New York University.
Film and TV Actor, Fashion Model
- Father – Don Holbrook (Bulldozer Driver)
- Mother – Ellen Holbrook (Worked in Real Estate)
- Siblings – Unknown
His career is managed by LBI Entertainment.
6 ft 2 in or 188 cm
86 kg or 189.5 pounds
Girlfriend / Spouse
Boyd Holbrook dated –
- Omahyra Mota (2002-2005) – Boyd was in a relationship with Dominican model Omahyra Mota. The couple posed together for many editorials including Slash Magazine and were the subjects of photographer Ellen Von Unwerth’s exhibition in Paris titled Omahyra & Boyd. The couple posed n*de for his book by the same name in 2005.
- Julia Dunstall (2007-2009) – He dated Canadian Model Julia Dunstall for about two years until 2009.
- Elizabeth Olsen (2012-2015) – Boyd and actress Elizabeth Olsen started dating in September 2012. The couple got engaged in March 2014 but called it off after 10 months in January 2015.
- Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre (2015) – The actor was RUMORed to be dating French actress and producer Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre after the two were seen together at the Dior Homme Menswear Spring/Summer 2016 show at the Paris Fashion Week in June 2015. The couple remained shut on their relationship status.
- Maika Monroe (2016) – Boyd started dating model Maika Monroe in January 2016 and they split in March 2016.
- Later, he started dating a Denmark girl which he confirmed on his Instagram account.
Race / Ethnicity
- Enigmatic Personality
- Blue Eyes
His body specifications may be –
- Chest – 42 in or 107 cm
- Arms / Biceps – 15 in or 38 cm
- Waist – 32 in or 81 cm
As a model, Holbrook has worked for designer labels and brands including:
Best Known For
- His notable work in movies like A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014), Run All Night (2015), and superhero movie Logan (2017) in which he played the role of villain Donald Pierce.
- He is well-known on television for Netflix series Narcos in which he portrays the role of DEA agent Steve Murphy.
His debut film was biopic Milk (2008) as Denton Smith, a friend of Harvey Milk.
First TV Show
Boyd debuted on television with ABC’s The Unusuals in 2009 in the role of ‘punk’ in episode 42 of the series.
For his role in Logan, he trained like a machine. According to an interview with Men’s Fitness, Boyd trained for 45 minutes in the morning and 1.5 hours after finishing his filming schedule daily. He put up a pull-up and dip structure and a bench in his bedroom for training. The actor also ran with his dog in Colombia and did burst sprints.
As part of his diet, he ate 4,000 calories daily and put a full stop to carbs and sugar. He also quit smoking and drinking and put on 25 pounds of muscle.
During the Logan filming, he trained with Hugh Jackman sometimes. They did circuits with heavy weights and CrossFit workout. For the warm-up, they started with a 1,000 m row, 50 box jumps (3 sets), 2,000 m row and 20 wall balls. While in New Orleans, they hit the gym together and while in New Mexico, the two would run to the set.
Boyd Holbrook Favorite Things
- Book – Swimming with Bridgeport Girls: A Novel by Anthony Tambakis
- Perfume – Bad by Diesel
- Sport – Basketball
- Actor – Sean Penn
- Accessories – Hats, Vests
- Style Icon – Jack White
- Clothing Store – Mr. Porter
Boyd Holbrook Facts
- He worked part-time as a carpenter at the Jenny Wiley Theater in Kentucky. He got his first break while at the theater.
- If not an actor, Boyd aspired to become an architect.
- Before his acting career actually started, Boyd submitted around 200 tapes at various auditions.
- He unloaded planes for UPS in Louisville, Kentucky to pay for his college tuition.
- The actor is also a poet. His compilations of short series of poems were released with illustrations by Jamie Strachan through Model-Max.com.
- Boyd has worked with Terry Knickerbocker, an acting coach.
- The actor is also a sculptor. His work was exhibited at the Iscariot art show at the Rare Gallery in Chelsea, New York. The exhibition was held in 2008 from April 19 to May 17.
- The man is a photographer as well, having worked with David Bradley Armstrong.
- Connect with Boyd on Instagram.