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André Holland (born December 28, 1979) is an American actor, known for his roles as Dr. Algernon Edwards on the Cinemax drama series "The Knick", and as Matt Miller on the FX series American Horror Story: Roanoke. He also portrayed a number of supporting roles in the acclaimed African-American films Selma, 42 and Moonlight.

He will portray the role of Henry Deaver in Castle Rock.

CareerEdit

Holland was born in Bessemer, Alabama, and graduated from John Carroll Catholic High School. His first stage performance was in a production of Oliver! at the Birmingham Summerfest Theatre, at the age of eleven. He later attended Florida State University and received a Master of Fine Arts degree from New York University in 2006.

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2008 Sugar Brad Johnson Nominated — Gotham Award for Best Cast
2008 Miracle at St. Anna Private Needles
2008 Last Call Pete
2009 Bride Wars DJ Jazzles
2009 Us: A Love Story Carjack victim Short film
2011 Small, Beautifully Moving Parts Leon
2012 Nobody's Nobody's Jason Short film
2013 42 Wendell Smith
2014 Black or White Reggie Davis
2014 Selma Andrew Young Nominated – Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture, San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast, Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Ensemble
2016 Moonlight Kevin Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Ensemble, Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble, Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Ensemble Performance, Independent Spirit Robert Altman Award, New York Film Critics Online Award for Best Ensemble Cast, Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actor, Detroit Film Critics Society Award for Best Ensemble, Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor, Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Best Cast, Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Ensemble Acting, San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Performance by an Ensemble, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Ensemble
2018 A Wrinkle in Time Principal Jenkins In post-production
2018 Widows In post-production

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Law & Order David Sachs Episode: "Public Service Homicide"
2007 The Black Donnellys Frank Thomas Episode: "Wasn't That Enough?"
2007 The News DeShawn Burkett Television film
2009 Lost & Found Gayle Dixon Television film
2010 The Rockford Files Angel Martin Television film
2010 Damages Bank Manager Episode: "You Haven't Replaced Me"
2011 Friends with Benefits Julian "Fitz" Fitzgerald 13 episodes
2011 Burn Notice Dion Carver Episode: "Breaking Point"
2012–2013 1600 Penn Marshall Malloy 13 episodes
2014–2015 The Knick Dr. Algernon Edwards 20 episodes
Satellite Award for Best Cast – Television Series]]
Nominated – Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film
2016 American Horror Story: Roanoke Matt Miller 8 episodes
2018 Castle Rock Henry 10 episodes

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