No photo available. Represent Phillips Holmes? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Up 48,638 this week

Phillips Holmes (1907–1942)

A future in movies for this fair-haired, fresh-faced young adult of the 1930s was by no means certain at the time of his untimely death in a mid-air plane collision. Hints of the All-American leading man promise Phillips Holmes managed to convey during the early to mid decade, particularly in the film adaptation of Theodore Dreiser 's novel An ... See full bio »


(age 35) in Ontario, Canada

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 374 people
created 22 Jan 2012
a list of 72 people
created 17 Feb 2012
a list of 1597 people
created 08 Sep 2012
a list of 31 people
created 13 Sep 2012
a list of 3461 people
created 15 Aug 2013

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Phillips Holmes.

User Polls

1 win. See more awards »

Known For


Jump to: Actor | Self | Archive footage
Hide Hide Show Show Actor (48 credits)
 1938 Housemaster
Philip de Pourville
 1937 The Dominant Sex
Dick Shale
 1936 General Spanky
Marshall Valient
 1936 The House of a Thousand Candles
Tony Carleton
 1936 Chatterbox
Philip 'Phil' Greene Jr
 1935 The Divine Spark
Vincenzo Bellini
 1935 Ten Minute Alibi
Colin Derwent
 1934 No Ransom
Tom Wilson
 1934 Caravan
Lt. von Tokay
 1934 Million Dollar Ransom
Stan Casserly
 1934 Private Scandal
Cliff Barry
 1934 Nana
Lieutenant George Muffat
 1933 Stage Mother
Lord Reggie Aylesworth
 1933 Penthouse
Tom Siddall
 1933 Beauty for Sale
Burt Barton
 1933 Enemies of Society
Terry Van Sloan
 1933 Storm at Daybreak
 1933 Looking Forward
Michael Service
 1933 The Secret of Madame Blanche
Leonard St. John
 1932 Broken Lullaby
Paul Renard
 1932 Two Kinds of Women
Joseph Gresham Jr.
 1931 Confessions of a Co-Ed
Dan Carter
 1931 Stolen Heaven
Joe Bartlett
 1931 The Criminal Code
Robert Graham
 1930 Man to Man
Michael Bolton
 1930 The Dancers
 1930 Her Man
Dan Keefe
 1930 Galas de la Paramount
Hunter - Episode 'Dream Girl'
 1930 The Devil's Holiday
David Stone
 1930 Paramount on Parade
Sweetheart (In a Hospital) (uncredited)
 1930 Only the Brave
Capt. Robert Darrington
 1929 Pointed Heels
Donald Ogden
 1929 The Return of Sherlock Holmes
Roger Longmore
 1929 Illusion
Eric's Friend in Audience (uncredited)
 1929 Stairs of Sand
Adam Wansfell (as Phillips R. Holmes)
 1929 The Studio Murder Mystery
Young Actor (uncredited)
 1929 The Wild Party
 1928 His Private Life
Pierrot (uncredited)
 1928 Varsity
Middlebrook (as Phillips R. Holmes)
 1925 Her Market Value
Party Boy (uncredited)
 1918 Uneasy Money
Caddy (uncredited)
Show Show Self (2 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

5 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Phillips R. Holmes


6' (1.83 m)

Did You Know?


Brother of actor Ralph Holmes. See more »

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Discuss Phillips Holmes on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page