Boyd Holbrook: Leading Man

The young actor from Behind the Candelabra preps for his starring role in Terrence Malick’s newest film.

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Boyd Holbrook. Photograph by Katie Fischer.

Boyd Holbrook: Leading Man

The young actor from Behind the Candelabra preps for his starring role in Terrence Malick’s newest film.

Born in Kentucky, Boyd Holbrook, 32, who got his start as a model, has all-American good looks and star quality that first became evident in Behind the Candelabra, in which he played one of Liberace’s conquests. This year he is set to star in Terrence Malick’s yet untitled film as the only survivor of a mining explosion in director Sara Colangelo’s Little Accidents. As the search continues for the next crop of American leading men, Holbrook looks like a top contender.