André Holland is an American actor, widely known for his 2016 performance as Kevin in the Academy Award-winning film Moonlight. Throughout his career, Holland has acted in film, television, and theatre productions. On television, he has starred as Dr. Algernon Edwards in the Cinemax series The Knick (2014–2015) and as Matt Miller in the FX series American Horror Story: Roanoke (2016). He portrayed politician and activist Andrew Young in the 2014 film Selma and sportswriter Wendell Smith in the 2013 film 42. On stage, he has starred in August Wilson's play Jitney on Broadway in 2017. In 2020, he plays a lead role on the Netflix musical drama series The Eddy, directed by Damien Chazelle.