Holt McCallany

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McCallany in 2011, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Holt Quinn McAloney

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 3, 1963

*Irish (father)
*Swedish, English (mother)

Holt McCallany is an American actor, producer, and writer. He is known for his starring role on the series Mindhunter, along with often appearing in film and television. He played a Native American character in the film Creepshow 2.

Holt is the son of singer and actress Julie Wilson (born Julia Mary Wilson) and actor and producer Michael McAloney. His father was Irish, from Roscrea, Ireland. His mother was American, from Nebraska, and was of Swedish and English ancestry. Holt was raised partly in Nebraska and Ireland.

Holt’s maternal grandfather was Russell Frank Edmund Wilson (the son of John W. Wilson and Matilda Larson). Russell was born in Iowa, to Swedish parents.

Holt’s maternal grandmother was named Emily Bennett Wilson. Emily, who was born with the same surname as her husband, was born in Missouri, as were her parents.

Sources: Holt’s maternal grandfather, Russell Frank Edmund Wilson, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Russell Frank Edmund Wilson on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

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