Jim Holt (actor)

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Jim Holt
File:Jim Holt (a British actor, born 15 January 1956).jpg
Born James David Holt
(1956-01-15) 15 January 1956 (age 62)
Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
Occupation Actor
Years active 1983–present
Spouse(s) Robyn Jean Holt (19 January 1985–present)

Jim Holt, (born 15 January 1956) is a British-born actor who has appeared in many Australian television shows and films.

Holt is also a magician, and has had the opportunity to incorporate this talent into some of his television appearances.[1] Well known productions in which he has appeared include Bodyline, Anzacs, "Crocodile" Dundee II, A Country Practice, Embassy, G. P., Heartbreak High, Wildside, and most recently in an episode of Packed to the Rafters (2009).

He is married to publishing executive Robyn Holt and they have an adult daughter named Hannah.[2] From around 2002 to early 2006 he was based in Russia while his wife was the Managing Director of Conde Nast Zao (Russia), publishers of Russian Vogue, GQ, Architectural Digest and Glamour magazines.[1][2]



Year Film Role Notes
1983 Under Capricorn William Winter TV mini-series
1983 Who Killed Baby Azaria? Detective Sergeant Charlwood TV mini-series
1984 Bodyline Harold Larwood TV mini-series
1985 Stock Squad TV
1985 Anzacs Pte. Dinny "Dingo" Gordon TV mini-series
1986 The Humpty Dumpty Man Russell Wilkes
1986 Five Times Dizzy TV Series
1986 Short Changed Serizio
1987 Captain James Cook Lt. John Williamson TV mini-series
1987 Twelfth Night Valentine Film
1987 Vietnam Lt. Smart TV mini-series
1987 Going Sane Irwin Grant
1987 The Time Guardian Rafferty
1988 Os Emissários de Khalom Lord Costigan Film (Portuguese)
1988 "Crocodile" Dundee II Erskine Fifth biggest income-grossing film of the year in the USA.
1988 Fever Morris
1988 Evil Angels John Eldridge Film: released outside Australia and New Zealand as A Cry in the Dark.[3] Based on the 1985 book Evil Angels.
1989 How Wonderful! Lord Costigan
1989 The Flying Doctors Brian TV Series - 1 episode
1982–1990 A Country Practice Kevin Carson (1982)/Cole Swetz(1983)/Dr Ian Parker (1988)/Sgt Bruce Sharp (1990) TV Series - 8 episodes
1990 Hey Dad..! Brian Edwards TV Series - 1 episode
1991 Strangers Graham TV
1992 The Last Man Hanged Journalist TV
1992 Backsliding Jack Tyson
1991–1992 Embassy James Peake TV Series - 4 episodes
1993–1994 G. P. Justin Browning TV Series - 2 episodes
1995 Blue Murder Brian Alexander TV mini-series
1996 The Man from Snowy River Noah Bates TV series - 1 episode (released in the UK & US as Snowy River: The McGregor Saga)
1997 Big Sky Mark Campbell TV
1997 Diana & Me Detective
1997–1998 Heartbreak High Tony Black TV Series - 4 episodes
1998 Children's Hospital Duncan TV Series - 1 episode
1998–1999 Wildside Sgt Graham Holbeck TV Series - 10 episodes
1999 Murder Call Graham Hart TV
2000 The Potato Factory Harris TV mini-series
2000 The Monkey's Mask Bill McDonald Film: aka Cercle intime (France), aka La maschera di scimmia (Italy), aka Poetry, Sex (Japan: English title)
2001 My Husband My Killer Porter TV
2002 Sway Minister
2002 Young Lions David Brooks TV Series - 1 episode
2006 The Prince & Me II: The Royal Wedding Prince Albert Straight-to-Video release
2009 Packed to the Rafters Bill Tonks TV Series - 1 episode


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Jim Holt (I) - Biography". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2009-09-19.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Chief Executive Women - Member's Profile - Robyn Holt". Chief Executive Women Inc. Archived from the original on 2006-05-27. Retrieved 2009-09-19.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "A Cry in the Dark (1988) - Release dates". IMDb.com. Retrieved 2012-06-15.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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