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Daniel Craig ACTOR


Daniel Craig was born on March 2nd, 1968 in Chester, Cheshire in England with the birth name Daniel Wroughton Craig.  He was born to parents, Tim and Carol Olivia Craig who divorced in 1972.  He then moved to Liverpool and was raised with his older sister, Lea by their mother.
Craig first developed an interest in acting when his mother exposed him to live theater at the Liverpool Everyman Theatre.  As a young boy he began acting in various stage productions and by the age of fourteen he was taking on more challenging stage roles at Hilbre High School in such productions as, "Oliver", "Romeo and Juliet" and "Cinderella".  
Soon he was accepted to travel with the National Youth Theatre's troupe and moved to London.  He began performing on stage in such productions as, "Troilus and Cressida" and also supported himself by working as a waiter.  He continued to struggle to break into the industry and really make a name for himself. 
His big break finally came when he was accepted into the Guildhall School of Music and Drama at the Barbican.  In 1991 after graduation he finally made his way into the film industry with his film debut in, "The Power of One" (1992) and "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider" (2001) also starring Angelina Jolie. He also appeared in such television movies as, "Our Friends in the North" (1996). 
Other film roles he added to his resume early on in his career were roles in, "Elizabeth" (1998) and "A Kid in King Arthur's Court" (1995).  Craig was also seen on television in, "Sharpie's Eagle" and "Zorro" (both 1993).
As his career progressed he received a nomination for his role in the film, "Layer Cake" (2004) and his most well known role came in 2005 when he was cast to portray, James Bond in, "Casino Royale" (2006), "Quantum of Solace" (2008), "James Bond 007: Blood Stone" (2010), "GoldenEye 007" (2010) and "James Bond Supports International Women's Day" (2011).
Craig was also asked to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2006.  Esquire magazine named him in 2006, "Best Dressed Male" and in 2007 he was voted #7 in Elle Magazine's, "15 Sexiest Men" .  
Some of his more recent film roles have been in, "Defiance" (2008), "Cowboys & Aliens" (2011) and soon to release in 2012 the next James Bond film, "Skyfall".
Daniel Craig has married twice, first to Fiona Loudon in 1992 and after having one child this marriage came to an end just two years later.  He is currently married to his second wife, actress, Rachel Weisz whom he wed on June 22nd, 2011 and they reside in London.


2012 Skyfall
2011 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo 
2011 The Adventures of Tintin 
2011 Dream House 
2011 Cowboys & Aliens 
2011 The Organ Grinder's Monkey 
2011 James Bond Supports International Women's Day 
2010 GoldenEye 007 
2010 James Bond 007: Blood Stone 
2008 Defiance
2008 Quantum of Solace
2008 Quantum of Solace 
2008 Flashbacks of a Fool
2007 The Golden Compass 
2007 The Invasion 
2006 Casino Royale
2006 Infamous
2006 Renaissance
2005 Munich
2005 Archangel
2005 Fateless
2005 The Jacket 
2004 Layer Cake
2004 Enduring Love
2003 Sylvia
2003 The Mother 
2002 Occasional, Strong
2002 Copenhagen
2002 Ten Minutes Older: The Cello 
2002 Road to Perdition 
2001 Lara Croft: Tomb Raider 
2001 Sword of Honour
2000 Hotel Splendide
2000 Some Voices 
2000 I Dreamed of Africa
2000 Love & Rage
1999 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Daredevils of the Desert 
1999 Shockers: The Visitor 
1999 The Trench
1998 Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon 
1998 Elizabeth 
1997 Obsession 
1997 The Hunger
1997 The Ice House
1996 Saint-Ex 
1996 Kiss and Tell 
1996 The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders 
1996 Tales from the Crypt 
1996 Our Friends in the North 
1995 A Kid in King Arthur's Court
1993 Screen Two
1993 Heartbeat
1993 Between the Lines
1993 Sharpe's Eagle 
1993 Drop the Dead Donkey 
1993 Zorro 
1992 Boon
1992 Covington Cross
1992 Anglo Saxon Attitudes Say
1992 The Power of One 

Matinee Classics - Casino Royale starring Daniel Craig, Eva Green, Mads Mikkelsen, Judi Dench, Jeffrey Wright and Giancarlo Giannini
Matinee Classics - Quantum of Solace starring Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko, Mathieu Amalric, Judi Dench, Giancarlo Giannini, Jeffrey Wright, David Harbour, Jesper Christensen and Anatole Taubman
Matinee Classics - Road to Perdition starring Tom Hanks, Paul Newman, Tyler Hoechlin, Jude Law, Daniel Craig, Stanley Tucci, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Liam Aiken, Dylan Baker, Ciaran Hinds, Anthony LaPaglia, Craig Spidle, Ian Barford, Stephen Dunn, Paul Turner, Kathleen Keane and Brendan McKinney

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