Detective Holdaway is a minor character in the film Reservoir Dogs, portrayed by Randy Brooks. He is friends with Freddy Newandyke, and works with him to bring down Joe Cabot and the robbers. He meets up with Freddy in a diner, who tells him about the robbers. He gives Freddy an amusing anecdote to tell the robbers. It is about a situation with cops in a men's room, and tells Freddy to deliver it in detail. He says how he needs to be a great actor. He watches him perform it later on.