Jack Holmes is an actor, screenwriter, playwright, composer and pianist. In addition to staring in Live At The Foxes Den, Holmes is also the co-screenwriter and composer, having written the score as well as three original songs performed in the film.
Holmes holds a bachelor of fine arts degree in film from the California College of the Arts. He studied to be a composer at the Juilliard School in New York City with American composer Stanley Wolfe. Holmes studied acting under famed New York teacher Elaine Aiken. He also studied with William Hickey and Laila Robins at HB Studios.
Holmes is the playwright of RFK, a solo play based on the life of the late Senator Robert F. Kennedy. He performed the title role of Senator Kennedy off-Broadway, earning him nominations by the Outer Critics Circle for “Best Solo Performance” and the Drama League for “Distinguished Performance.” New York’s Backstage magazine chose Holmes’ performance as one of the 12 “Best Performances of 2005” in its annual year-end issue. He was also nominated for an IRNE Award for “Best Solo Performance in a Large Theater” by the Independent Reviewers of New England for his performance in Boston. Holmes also composed the original incidental music for RFK.
Holmes recently again portrayed Sen. Robert F. Kennedy in the upcoming feature film Chavez, directed by Diego Luna and co-starring Michael Peña, Rosario Dawson, America Ferrera, Wes Bentley and John Malkovich.