Patrick Holland Facts
Other Name:- Paddy
Born On:- 2004-12-06
His Age:- 16
Famous As:- Actor
Place of Birth:- England
Mother:- Nicola Elizabeth
Father:- Dominic Holland
Brothers/Sisters:- Sam and Harry, Tom
Patrick “Paddy” Holland is the youngest brother of British actor Tom Holland and has followed in his brother’s footsteps into the world of acting. With both the Marvel star and their father, comedian, author, and broadcaster Dominic Holland, as inspirations, Paddy always wanted to be a performer. He has been involved in a few projects that have garnered him some recognition in the entertainment industry. This has helped him carved out a space for himself away from the shadows that his famous brother and father. He has the full support of his family. Tom even helped him grow as an actor by casting him in his short film ‘Tweet’.
Early Life & Family
Paddy Holland, born on December 6, 2004, in England, is the youngest son of Dominic and Nicola “Nikki” Elizabeth (née Frost) Holland. Nikki is a photographer. Tom, who was born on June 1, 1996, is the oldest of four siblings. Paddy also has two older twin brothers, Harry and Sam (born February 14, 1999).
Born in a family where creative and artistic pursuits are encouraged, Paddy drew inspirations from those who came before him. His father, Dominic, is a renowned London-based comedian. Paddy’s brother Tom is most known for portraying Peter Parker / Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and has also appeared in projects like ‘How I Live Now’, ‘In the Heart of the Sea’, and ‘The Current War. Even Harry and Sam are active in the industry and pursuing careers as actors. They both had minor roles in Tom’s 2012 release, ‘The Impossible’.
Paddy Holland began his acting career in 2015 in a short film named ‘Tweet’, co-directed by his brothers, Tom and Harry. The cast includes Paddy, Sam, Tom, their parents, and their maternal grandfather Bob Frost. The film revolves around a young boy, who, during a visit to his grandfather’s place, helps him construct a birdhouse.
In 2017, he was featured in an episode of ‘Entertainment Tonight’, a first-run syndicated entertainment television newsmagazine that is distributed by CBS. A year later, he made his cinematic debut in writer/director Etan Cohen’s mystery comedy film ‘Holmes & Watson’. Also starring Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, and Ralph Fiennes, the film is a parodical rendition of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic mystery series featuring Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson. Paddy was cast as a tough young boy.
Tom has played an instrumental role in Paddy’s introduction to the entertainment industry. He not only let his younger brother star in his directorial venture but also takes him to various public events with him. In June 2017, Paddy accompanied Tom to the premiere of ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’. The rest of the Holland family, even their grandparents and their cousin, Sydney, were also present at the event. During one of the interviews on the red carpet, Paddy stepped in between Tom and the interviewer and gave his opinion on his brother’s performance. He said that he wanted to be like Tom and admitted that although he had auditioned for multiple projects, he rarely got selected. However, this has not swayed him from pursuing an acting career. Instead, it has made him more resolute. According to Tom, his brother is very talented, and he has said that he is looking forward to work on a ‘Spider-Man’ film with him. He also pointed out the physical resemblance between him and Paddy, suggesting that his brother could play a younger version of Peter Parker or ‘Spider-Man’s “long lost brother.”
Presence on Social Media
Paddy Holland currently has about 400K followers on his Instagram account. His oldest post on the platform, an artistic depiction of him, his brothers, and the family dog by @tmhollandgraphics, dates back to March 19, 2017. In the ensuing years, he has predominantly shared pictures with his family and videos clips of him taking part in various activities, including skiing. On November 30, 2017, he shared a trailer for the Marvel film ‘Avengers: Infinity War’.
Paddy is an avid skateboarder, surfer, and skier.
He also loves to read comics.