He has been a movie-buff since the age of 3. His favorite film is The Shining (1980).
While he says it looks "cool", he admits to hating the long hair he has to wear as "Sawyer" on "Lost" (2004).
After going out of his way to lessen his Southern accent to get a wider variety of work, he had to pick it back up to play the shady "confidence man" Sawyer on the hit show "Lost" (2004).
Chosen by "People" magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World. 
At around 4:30am on Wednesday, October 13th 2005, he and his wife were robbed at gunpoint in their home in Oahu. The robber took cash and credit cards as well as stealing Holloway's Mercedes-Benz that was later dumped not far from his home in Hawaii Kai, which is about 12 miles east of Honolulu. They were shaken but unharmed. An arrest was later made in the robbery.
Was offered the role of "Gambit" in Wolverine, Origins (2009)_ but turned it down, saying the role was too close to his "Lost" (2004) character.
Daughter, Java Kumala Holloway, born April 9, 2009.