André Holland (born December 28, 1979) is an American actor. He received several accolades and widespread notice in 2016 for his performance as Kevin in the Academy Award-winning film Moonlight. Throughout his career, Holland has acted in several 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.