Christien Anholt

Christien Anholt
Born Christien Alexis Anholt
(1971-02-25) 25 February 1971
London, England, UK
Occupation Actor
Parent(s) Tony Anholt

Christien Alexis Anholt (born 25 February 1971) is an English stage, television and film actor best known for his role in the television series Relic Hunter.[1][2] He is the son of actor Tony Anholt and resides in London.


Anholt was born in London and began his acting career in 1988 in Reunion. He was then cast as "Leonard"/"Jeremy Lands" in the Harold Pinter play Another Time. He went on to play 'Marcelus' alongside Mel Gibson in the Franco Zefferelli film Hamlet (1990). 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.[3]

Steven Spielberg selected Anholt to play Clive Owen's brother in the TV series pilot Class Of '61. He appeared in the BBC's Money For Nothing. He has been featured in Seventeen opposite Rachel Weisz, and in Hard Times opposite Richard E. Grant and Sir Alan Bates and in The Harpist. This was followed by Preaching to the Perverted, The Ruby Ring, and in George Milton's Appetite. Anholt returned to the West End in Terence Rattigan's In Praise Of Love and was cast by Harold Pinter and director David Jones opposite Pinter himself, in The Hothouse.[3]

In 1999 Anholt was cast as "Nigel Bailey" in Relic Hunter which ran for three seasons. More recently Anholt guest starred in two episodes of Adventure Inc, alongside Michael Biehn, and had a cameo in The Conclave. He appeared opposite James Franco and Jean Reno in the World War One drama Flyboys, and can be seen alongside Thora Birch in Dark Corners.[3]



  1. "The Los Angeles Times". 25 September 1999. Retrieved 25 February 2014.
  2. "The New York Times". 18 January 2007. Retrieved 25 February 2014.
  3. 1 2 3 Christien Anholt at the Internet Movie Database
  4. "Official free stream of the movie and information from behind the scenes". Retrieved 2014-02-25.

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