Holden Matthews (b. February 17th, 1992) is a main character of the Freeform drama series Beyond. He is portrayed by Burkley Duffield.


Holden wakes up in a hospital not realizing he's been in a coma for 12 years - emotionally still a teenager, physically an adult. He possesses supernatural abilities.

Throughout the Series

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Current Abilities
  • Elemental Manipulation: Willa and Arthur stated that Holden could control elements.
    • Pyrokinesis: Holden set the computers on fire during his brain scan and melted the bobbleheads in his room while he was asleep. He started a massive fire while he was at the house party.
    • Electrokinesis: He caused the DJ's system to stop working during the house party. He set off Jack Churchill's car alarm. He caused a power outage of an entire restaurant.
  • Telekinesis: This ability works best when Holden is angry. Holden can cause objects to float. He stopped a bullet in mid-air.
    • Advanced Telekinesis: He can toss two grown men with little effort. He caused a whole house to shake during the house party. He was able to lift a van off the ground and toss it. He caused multiple cars to be set off.
    • Deflection: He deflected a tranquilizer bullet from hitting him and a bullet from hitting Phil.
  • Gravity Manipulation: He threw three men into the air by putting his fist to the ground.
  • Cyberkinesis: Holden caused the computer to crash during his brain scan.
  • Super Strength: Holden cracked the ground after punching it. He beat up Yellow Jacket with little effort and caused a huge dent in the ground. He was able to break the bridge in the Realm from the other side.
  • Astral Projection: Willa states that his body was laid in the hospital bed while his self-conscious was not.
  • Premonition: He has a vision of Willa dying.
Possible Abilities
  • Teleportation: He escaped Yellow Jacket's house quickly
  • Resurrection: Frost believes Holden can bring back the dead.
  • Connection to The Realm: Arthur stated that Holden has a strong connection to The Realm than anyone else.


Holden is emotionally distraught but also trying to live a normal life, he's very caring about the people he loves, his family and his friends. He is a huge science geek. He is also very awkward. He is at times a bit temperamental which could be seen as a side effect of him trying to remember the past 12 years. He also seems to be emotionally attached to Willa.

Physical Appearance

Holden has a muscular build from exercising. He is brown haired with hazel eyes. A male who is 5'10 in height.


Willa Frost

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Season 1 (10/10)



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