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Arthur Holden
Born (1959-08-28) August 28, 1959 (age 64)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Occupation(s)Actor, writer
Years active1980–present
SpouseClaire Holden Rothman

Arthur Holden (born August 28, 1959) is a Canadian actor and writer. Known for his roles such as Mr. Ratburn in Arthur, Baba-Miao in Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat, Mayor Mallard in The Little Twins, and Mr. Larkin in later episodes of What's With Andy?, he has also had roles in film, television and theatre, and has written for stage, film and television. Ars Poetica is a play that Holden wrote.[1]

Holden has also done voices for many video games such as Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Vegas, Far Cry Instincts, Hype: The Time Quest, Prince of Persia: Warrior Within, and Deus Ex: Human Revolution.

Early life

Holden's father was politician Richard Holden (1931–2005).[2][3] His mother, Hélène Papachristidis Holden, is a Montreal novelist and recipient of the Order of Canada.[4]


Holden appears in movies such as The Bone Collector, The Sum of All Fears, Million Dollar Babies, The Hound of the Baskervilles, When Justice Fails, The Greatest Game Ever Played and The Aviator. He voiced the characters of David Miller in the 2005 computer game Still Life and Sibrand in the 2007 game Assassin's Creed. He also appeared on Are You Afraid of the Dark? in its third-season episode, "The Tale of the Midnight Ride" as Ichabod Crane's Ghost. His other appearance in that series was Mr. Brooks the science teacher in fifth-season episode "The Tale of the Dead Man's Float" and as the Court Jester in sixth-season episode "The Tale of the Wisdom Glass".

He also guest starred in TV shows including Soldier of Fortune, Inc., The Hunger and The Business.

Personal life

Holden currently lives in Montreal with his wife Claire Holden Rothman.[5]




Video games



  1. ^ Writer Arthur Holden describes Ars Poetica at YouTube
  2. ^ Le Canal Nouvelles (September 20, 2005). "L'ancien député Richard Holden s'enlève la vie" (in French). Archived from the original on July 14, 2012. Retrieved September 13, 2008.
  3. ^ "Remembering the life of Richard Holden".
  4. ^ General, Office of the Secretary to the Governor. "Ms. Hélène Papachristidis Holden". The Governor General of Canada. Retrieved November 16, 2021.
  5. ^ McGillis, Ian (August 29, 2014). "Ian McGillis: The revolution comes home". Montreal Gazette. Archived from the original on September 7, 2014.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Arthur Holden (visual voices guide) - Behind The Voice Actors". Behind The Voice Actors. Check mark indicates role has been confirmed using screenshots of closing credits and other reliable sources.((cite web)): CS1 maint: postscript (link)
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