Christien Alexis Anholt is an English stage, television and film actor best known for his role as Nigel Bailey on the television series Relic Hunter. He is the son of actor Tony Anholt. He resides in London.
Anholt was born in London and began his acting career in 1988 at age 17 after winning the role of "Hans" in Reunion, for which Anholt received a Best Actor nomination at the 1989 Cannes Film Festival. He later received the Best Actor at the E'Febo Doro award in Sicily in 1990. Harold Pinter, who wrote the screenplay for Reunion, recommended Anholt to playwright Ronald Harwood, who cast him as "Leonard"/"Jeremy Lands" in his play Another Time, starring Albert Finney. Harwood recommended him to director Franco Zeffirelli, who cast him as 'Marcelus' alongside Mel Gibson in the film Hamlet. He starred opposite Kate Beckinsale, Sam Neill and Judy Davis in the Hallmark production One Against the Wind, and alongside Stephen Dorff in The Power of One, directed by John G. Avilsden.
Steven Spielberg selected Anholt to play Clive Owen's brother in the well-received TV series pilot Class Of '61.
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