Brian Van Holt

Biography: Brian Van Holt has captured attention and acclaim in a diverse slate of big screen projects over the last two years, cementing his reputation as one of the screen's burgeoning young talents.
In Ridley Scott's Black Hawk Down, he starred opposite Josh Hartnett and Tom ore as Task Force Ranger Strueker, who tries to save a squadron of ambushed Marines in Scott's vivid recreation of the 1993 assault in Mogadishu, Somalia. Working alongside Nicolas Cage and Christian Slater, Van Holt starred in yet another fact-based wartime story about Native Americans whose language was used as a code for the Allied forces during World War II in John Woo's Windtalkers.
He next co-starred opposite John Travolta and Samuel L. Jackson as one of two survivors of a Special Forces jungle training mission gone awry in John McTiernan's military thriller Basic. Brian then switched gears to portray a conman alongside Edward Burns, Rachel Weisz, Paul Giamatti and Dustin Hoffman in James Foley's
Brian Van Holt has captured attention and acclaim in a diverse slate of big screen projects over the last two years, cementing his reputation as one of the screen's burgeoning young talents.
In Ridley Scott's Black Hawk Down, he starred opposite Josh Hartnett and Tom ore as Task Force Ranger Strueker, who tries to save a squadron of ambushed Marines in Scott's vivid recreation of the 1993 assault in Mogadishu, Somalia. Working alongside Nicolas Cage and Christian Slater, Van Holt starred in yet another fact-based wartime story about Native Americans whose language was used as a code for the Allied forces during World War II in John Woo's Windtalkers.

He next co-starred opposite John Travolta and Samuel L. Jackson as one of two survivors of a Special Forces jungle training mission gone awry in John McTiernan's military thriller Basic. Brian then switched gears to portray a conman alongside Edward Burns, Rachel Weisz, Paul Giamatti and Dustin Hoffman in James Foley's Confidence. Brian reunited with Samuel L. Jackson as a member of an elite Los Angeles police squad in S.W.A.T.

A native of suburban Chicago, Van Holt grew up in California, where he began his acting career as a teenager, performing in several stage productions at the Zephyr Theater in Los Angeles. After graduating from UCLA with a degree in sociology, he concentrated on his acting career, landing commercial roles before debuting on TV as a blue-collar building superintendent in the CBS sitcom Love and Money and the motion picture screen as a playboy opposite Amanda Peet in the romantic comedy Whipped.

Van Holt has logged a number of memorable guest spots on such popular television series as Sex in the City, Late Night with Al Franken, Homicide: Life on the Streets and Spin City. Other television credits include Steel Chariots and a guest stint on Beverly Hills, 90210.

Brian can be seen in the remake of the c horror thriller House of Wax.

Brian's most recent televison role was co-starring on the now cancelled show, Threshold.
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Brian Van Holt's Scores

Average career score: 65
Highest Metascore: 80 Cougar Town: Season 3
Lowest Metascore: 50 John from Cincinnati: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 9
  2. Negative: 0 out of 9
9 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Cougar Town: Season 6 Jan 6, 2015 Bobby Cobb 7.3
56 Ascension: Season 1 Dec 15, 2014 William Denninger 6.8
67 The Bridge (2013): Season 2 Jul 9, 2014 Ray Burton 8.1
tbd Cougar Town: Season 5 Jan 7, 2014 Bobby Cobb 7.0
77 The Bridge (2013): Season 1 Jul 10, 2013 Ray / Ray 7.8
65 Cougar Town: Season 4 Jan 8, 2013 Bobby Cobb 7.7
80 Cougar Town: Season 3 Feb 14, 2012 Bobby Cobb 7.2
75 Cougar Town: Season 2 Sep 22, 2010 Bobby Cobb 7.6
51 Cougar Town: Season 1 Sep 23, 2009 Bobby Cobb 6.2
50 John from Cincinnati: Season 1 Jun 10, 2007 Butchie Yost 7.4
tbd Secrets of a Small Town: Season 1 Jan 26, 2007 Dr. Tom Wilson tbd
64 Threshold: Season 1 Sep 16, 2005 Cavennaugh 7.9