Who is Harry Holland?

Harry Holland was born in London, England, on 14 February 1999 – his zodiac sign is Aquarius and he holds British nationality. He’s an actor, film writer and director, who’s probably known best for his portrayal of Kid in Tent in the 2012 historical thriller movie “The Impossible”, written by Sergio G. Sanchez and Maria Belon, directed by J. A. Bayona, and which starred Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor and Tom Holland. It follows a touristic family in Thailand during the 2004 Indiana Ocean tsunami, and the movie won 28 awards while it was nominated for 69 others including an Oscar. This was also Harry’s debut acting performance.

He’s also popular for being the brother of Tom Holland, a famous British actor known best for his portrayal of Peter Parker (Spider-Man) in the 2017 action adventure science fiction movie “Spider-Man: Homecoming”.

Early life, siblings and education

Harry was raised in London alongside his twin brother Sam and brothers Tom and Patrick ‘Paddy’ by their mother Nicola Elizabeth (nee Frost) who’s a photographer, and their father Dominic Holland who’s an author and a comedian.

Harry became interested in acting at a very early age, mostly motivated and encouraged by his brother Tom who became a famous actor at quite an early age.

Harry hasn’t disclosed which high school he attended, but it’s believed that it was Wimbledon College as his brother Tom also studied there. During his time there, he was physically highly active and played soccer for the school’s team; upon matriculating in 2017, he enrolled at The Brit School for Performing Arts and Technology, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in early 2021.

Career as an actor

Harry has been credited with appearing in seven movies and no TV series, including his role in “The Impossible”.

Harry Holland

In 2013, he was cast to play Prince Harry in the biographical romantic drama “Diana”, written by Stephen Jeffreys inspired by the book “Princess Diana – Her Last Love” by Kate Snell, and directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel. It starred Naomi Watts, Cas Anvar and Naveen Andrews, and follows the final two years in the life of Princess Diana. The movie won two of the four awards for which it was nominated.

In 2014, Harry played the lead character Child in the short comedy “Unleaded”, which also starred Hal Cruttenden and Jeff Innocent, and in 2015 he portrayed the main character, Harry in the short comedy “Tweet”, which also starred Bob Frost and Dominic Holland (his father).

The year 2016 saw him play Skater in the short adventure “Hugo Hans: Wildrunners”, and most recently in 2021, Harry portrayed Shaker Kid #1 in the critically acclaimed crime drama “Cherry”, written by three people, directed by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo, and which starred his brother Tom, Ciara Bravo and Jack Reynor. The movie follows Cherry who quit college to become an army medic in Iraq, but who began suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and started using drugs upon returning from war.

Just recently in 2021, Harry began shooting as Drug Dealer for the upcoming action adventure science fiction movie “Spider-Man: No Way Home”, which will star his brother Tom, Angourie Rice and Zendaya.

Writing and directing credits

Harry has two writing and five directing credits. He made his directing debut in 2015 with the short comedy film “Tweet”, which follows a boy who’s visiting his grandfather while they’re then making a birdhouse together – the movie received mostly positive reviews. In 2016, he directed the short adventure movie “Hugo Hans: Wildrunners”, and in the same year, Harry both wrote and directed the short drama film “In the Middle of the Night”, which starred Matt Barnet, Vicky Bostock and Samuel Clarke, and received great reviews. In the same year, Harry directed the short fantasy movie “Storybook Ending”, and most recently in 2020, he wrote and directed the short romantic film “Roses for Lily”.

Other credits

In 2019, Harry worked as a production assistant on the action adventure science fiction movie “Spider-Man: Far from Home”, which was a big hit and won 10 of the 35 awards for which it was nominated. In 2020, he served as the editor of the short movie “Roses for Lily”.

Most recently in 2021, Harry was an assistant to his brother for the movie “Cherry”, and in the same year madke a guest appearance in an episode of the talk-show “Entertainment Tonight”.

Love life and relationships

Harry’s very secretive when it comes to his love life, and hasn’t spoken of any girls (or boys) whom he has perhaps dated, however, there are rumors circulating the internet claiming that he might be gay, and that this is why he hasn’t spoken of any former or present girlfriends.

A fan has even stated to have seen Harry with a boy who could be his boyfriend, however, no evidence has been provided to support these claims, nor has Harry commented on this.

There are some who believe that he’s today in a relationship with a non-celebrity girl, and that Harry prefers to keep her away from the media’s attention. but this hasn’t been confirmed either.

As of May 2021, he appears to be single, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.

Hobbies and other interests

Harry’s a huge lover of animals with dogs being his favorites, and although he doesn’t have a pet, he enjoys spending some spare time at a park close to his home, which is often full of dogs.

He’s a huge fan of the National Football League (NFL), and has watched many games on TV, while he’s also had an opportunity to watch various games live.

Harry doesn’t like to stay at home and prefers being outdoors, especially in nature, while he’s recently uploaded a picture onto his Instagram account which features him in a sunflower field together with his grandparents.

He enjoys being active on Instagram, because of the attention he receives from his 1.4 million followers.

Late at night, Harry likes to watch movies starring his favorite actor and actress Johnny Depp and Natalie Portman, such as the franchise “Pirates of the Caribbean”, “Edward Scissorhands” and “V for Vendetta”.

Age, height and net worth

Harry’s age is 22. He has short brown hair and green eyes, his height is 5ft 9ins (1.75m) and he weighs around 150lbs (68kgs). As of May 2021, his net worth has been estimated at close to $1 million, while his brother Tom’s net worth is reputedly over $15 million.

Author

Robbie is currently a reporter for TheBiography based in Santa Monica, CA. Prior to joining TheBiography in December 2020, he was an entertainment reporter in People.

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