Holt McCallany - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 15, 2022

Holt McCallany
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Mindhunter (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $3 million

Personal Details

Born on : September 3, 1963 (age 60)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Holt Quinn McAloney
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA
Horoscope: Virgo
Father's Name: Michael McAloney
Mother's Name: Julie Wilson
Siblings: 1

Michael McAloney, Jr. (younger brother)

High School: Creighton Preparatory School
University: Paris American Academy
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Irish, Swedish, English)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Girlfriend Name: Nicole Wilson

Body Measurements

Height: 1.87 meter (6 feet 2 inch)
Weight: 95 kg (209.44 lb)
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Green
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Holt McCallany?

Holt McCallany is an actor, writer, and producer by profession, and American by nationality. Born as the son of actress Julie Wilson and actor, and producer Michael McAloney, he too took to entertainment.

Holt McCallany – Age, Parents, Siblings

Holt McCallany’s birth took place on September 3, 1963, in New York City, New York, USA. His full name is Holt Quinn McAloney. His mother Julie Wilson was an American singer and actress and his father Michael McAloney was an Irish actor and producer. Both his parents have earned Tony Award nominations. 

He has a younger brother- Michael McAloney, Jr, who died in 1991.

young Holt McCallany with parents (Image: Twitter)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Holt McCallany attended the National School in Howth, Dublin where he and his brother also lived with another family while his parents worked in New York City. Following his parent's divorce, they moved back to the United States. There he was sent to study in New Jersey and to live with his maternal grandparents in Omaha, Nebraska.

However due to McCallany’s troubled childhood, he was expelled from Creighton Preparatory School and at the age of 14 ran away from home to Los Angeles, intending to pursue a career as an actor. Instead, he ended up working in a factory unloading trucks. His parents tracked him down and sent him to study at a boarding school in Ireland- Newbridge College. Holt McCallany was eventually allowed to return to Creighton Preparatory School and graduated from the same in 1981.

He then went on to study at Paris American Academy, L'École Marcel Marceau, L'École Jacques Lecoq, and a summer studying Shakespeare at Oxford University.

McCallany’s ethnicity includes Irish, Swedish, and English.

Holt McCallany, Julie Wilson (Image: Twitter)

Holt McCallany – Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Holt McCallany has been in a relationship with Nicole Wilson since 2006. However, he and his girlfriend are yet to marry. They also do not have any children together.

Although there are limited details of his romantic life, it is known he has never been married and sans wife.

Holt McCallany – Career

Early Days

Following college graduation, Holt McCallany moved to Los Angeles. His first job was as an apprentice actor at the theatre company Great Lakes Shakespeare Festival. His debut role was in a 1986 episode of the TV series All My Children.

Films, Series

Over the years McCallany has appeared in an episode(s) of the TV series Freedom (2000-2001), CSI: Miami (2003, 2005), Lights Out (2011), Golden Boy (2013), Mindhunter (2017- present), to name a few. He has also starred in over three dozen films. Some are namely Creepshow 2 (1987), Fight Club (1999), Against the Ropes (2004), Stolen (2009), Blackhat (2015), Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016), Wrath of Man (2021), Nightmare Alley (2021), etc.

Holt McCallany in Mindhunter  (Image: TV After Dark)


On the set of Nightmare Alley, Holt McCallany has worked with Cate Blanchett, Paul Anderson, and Lara Jean Chorostecki.

Holt McCallany – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of McCallany is estimated to be around $3 million while the figure on his annual salary is under review.

Holt McCallany – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Holt McCallany is followed by thousands of followers and counting. He also has an official website- holtmccallany.com.

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