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Mark Holden

Born as Mark Cortis on 21st September 1962, Mark Holden-Aikhomu is a Canadian actor from Britain with an extensive career throughout the UK Canada, Europe and South Africa. He began his career in his late 20s and continues to mesmerise the audiences with brilliant performances. An all-rounder, Holden has worked in numerous theatre, film, television, video game and other projects.



He is the winner of multiple awards like the Award of Excellence for The Double Deal (Award of Excellence, 2014); Special Mention for The Double Deal (I Filmmaker International Film Festival, 2015); Best Short Film for The Double Deal (San Diego Black Film Festival, 2015); Award of Excellence for The Double Deal (Canada International Film Festival, 2016).


Holden’s first professional theatre work started in 1992 when he played Aaron, a Moor in Titus Andronicus. Since then he has amassed a plethora of credits such as Villac Umu in The Royal Hunt of the Sun (1992), Servant in La Bete (1993), 1st Policeman in Wait Until Dusk (1993), Seyton in Macbeth (1993); First Porter in Caesar and Cleopatra (1994); Prince of Morocco in The Merchant of Venice (1996), My Myers in Fame (2004) and Bill Devaney in The Bodyguard (2016).


Among his many movie credits are Grant in Epicenter (2000), co-pilot in Final Destination (2000); Agent Mark Taft in Mindstorm (2001), William Rios in Captain Phillips (2013), UN Delegate in World War Z (2013), Eric Wellman in The Infiltrator (2016) and Commander Robert McGee in Marks 1001 (2018).


On television, he has appeared in Gone in a Heartbeat (1996), All the Winters That Have Been (1997), The X-Files (1997), Stargate SG-1 (1999), Doctors (2005) and Casualty (2007).

Video Games:

Credits include US Soldier in Crysis (2007), US Soldier in Battlefield 1 (2016) and Boyer “Boston” Reed in Ghost Recon: Wildlands (2017).