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Daniel Craig Biography, Wiki, Career, Family, Relationships and Much More

Daniel Wroughton Craig Also Known As Daniel Craig is a British actor who is popularly known for playing the secret agent James Bond in the eponymous film series Casino Royale.

Individual Life

Daniel Craig was born on March 2, 1968, in Chester, England. He is of English nationality and has a French and Welsh ethnicity. Craig was born under the zodiac sign Pisces. He made his debut in the drama The Power of One in 1992.

NameDaniel Wroughton Craig
Date of Birth March 2, 1968
Place of Birth Chester, England
Age as of 202254 Years
Years Active1992 – present
ProfessionActor and Producer
Nationality English
Ethnicity French and Welsh
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Debut Movie The Power of One (1992)

Physical Appearance

Daniel Craig stands 5feet 10inches tall with a bodyweight of 78 kg. He has blonde hair and blue eyes. Craig has an amazing personality.

HeightIn Inches – 5feet 10inches
In centimetres – 178cm
In meters – 1.78 m
WeightIn kilograms – 78kgs
In Pounds – 172 Ibs
Body Measurement Chest – 47 Inches
Waist – 31 Inches
Biceps – 16 Inches
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue

Early Life and Family

Daniel Craig was born to an art teacher, Carol Olivia and a midshipman of Merchant Navy, Timothy John Wroughton Craig. He has an older sister named Lea Craig. His middle name, Wroughton, comes from his great-great-grandmother, Grace Matilda Wroughton. When his parents divorced in the year 1972, he and his sister moved with their mother.

MotherCarol Olivia
FatherTimothy John Wroughton Craig
Sibling(s)Lea, Harry and Phillip

Education

Daniel Craig attended Holy Trinity Primary School and Hilbre High School. Craig began acting at the age of six. He moved to London where he joined the National Youth Theatre at 16. He simultaneously worked part-time in restaurants to finance his training. He entered the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1988 and graduated in 1991.

Educational QualificationsNot Known
SchoolHoly Trinity Primary School, Hoylake
Hilbre High School, West Kirby
CollegeGuildhall School of Music and Drama

Affairs and Relationships

Daniel Craig married Fiona Loudon in 1992 and has a daughter named Ella Craig. The couple divorced in 1994. While Fiona decided to live her life single, Craig on the other hand decided to start a relationship with German actress Heike Makatsch, which ended in the year 2004.

He then began dating Satsuki Mitchell. The couple got engaged but later decided to call off their engagement in 2010. In 2010, Craig began dating his longtime friend, Rachel Weisz and the two got married in a private ceremony on June 22, 2011.

Relationship StatusMarried
Spouse(s)Fiona Loudon (married 1992-94)
Rachel Weisz (married 2011)
Children Ella Craig

Career

Craig began acting at a very young age, making his debut in the Frodsham Primary School production of Oliver! He then seriously got interested and involved in acting by attending Liverpool’s Everyman Theater with his mother. At 14, he played roles in Romeo and Juliet and Cinderella at Hilbre High School. At the age of 16, Craig was accepted by the National Youth Theatre and moved to London. He performed with the National Youth Theatre on tours to Valencia and Moscow.

Daniel appeared in his first screen role in 1992, playing an Afrikaner in The Power of One. From then he began appearing in several movies and television shows, all of which will be included in this article.

Filmography

YearTitleRole
1992The Power of OneSergeant Jaapie Botha
1995A Kid in King Arthur’s CourtMaster Kane
1997ObsessionJohn McHale
1998Love and RageJames Lynchehaun
1998ElizabethJohn Ballard
1998Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis BaconGeorge Dyer
1999The TrenchSergeant Telford Winter
2000Some VoicesRay
2000Hotel SplendideRonald Blanche
2000I Dreamed of AfricaDeclan Fielding
2001Lara Croft: Tomb RaiderAlex West
2002Ten Minutes Older: The CelloCecil Thomas
2002Road to PerditionConnor Rooney
2002Occasional, StrongJim
2003SylviaTed Hughes
2003The MotherDarren
2004Layer CakeXXXX
2004Enduring LoveJoe
2005The JacketRudy Mackenzie
2005FatelessAmerican Soldier
2005MunichSteve
2006RenaissanceBarthélémy Karas
2006InfamousPerry Smith
2006Casino RoyaleJames Bond
2007The InvasionBen Driscoll
2007The Golden CompassLord Asriel
2008Flashbacks of a FoolJoe Scot
2008Quantum of SolaceJames Bond
2008DefianceTuvia Bielski
2008How to Lose Friends & Alienate PeopleDaniel Craig
2011One LifeNarrator
2011Cowboys & AliensJake Lonergan
2011Dream HouseWill Atenton / Peter Ward
2011The Adventures of TintinIvan Ivanovitch Sakharine / Red Rackham
2011The Girl with the Dragon TattooMikael Blomkvist
2011The Organ Grinder’s MonkeyBubbles
2012Happy & GloriousJames Bond
2012SkyfallJames Bond
2015SpectreJames Bond
2015Star Wars: The Force AwakensStormtrooper FN-1824
2017Logan LuckyJoe Bang
2017KingsObie Hardison
2019Knives OutDetective Benoit Blanc
2021No Time to DieJames Bond
TBAKnives Out 2 Detective Benoit Blanc

Television

YearTitleRole
1992Anglo-Saxon AttitudesGilbert Stokesay
1992BoonJim Parham
1992Covington CrossWalkway guard
1993ZorroLieutenant Hidalgo
1993Drop the Dead DonkeyFixx
1993The Young Indiana Jones ChroniclesSchiller
1993Between the LinesJoe Rance
1993HeartbeatPeter Begg
1993Screen TwoLt. Guth
1993Sharpe’s EagleLt. Berry
1996Our Friends in the NorthGeordie Peacock
1996Tales from the CryptBarry
1996Saint-ExGuillaumet
1996Kiss and TellMatt Kearney
1996The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll FlandersJames “Jemmy” Seagrave
1997The HungerJerry Pritchard
1997The Ice HouseDS Andy McLoughlin
1998Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis BaconGeorge Dyer
1999Shockers: The VisitorRichard
2001Sword of HonourGuy Crouchback
2002CopenhagenWerner Heisenberg
2005ArchangelProf. Fluke Kelso
2012, 2020, 2021Saturday Night LiveHimself (host) / various / cameo
2017Comrade DetectiveFather Anton Streza (voice)

Theatre

YearTitleRole
1993Angels in AmericaJoe Pitt
1994The Rover (play and film)Blunt
1994Les Grandes Horizontales 
1997HurlyburlyMickey
2002A NumberBernard 1
2002A NumberBernard 2
2002A NumberMichael Black
2009A Steady RainJoey
2013BetrayalRobert
2016OthelloIago
2022MacbethMacbeth

Video Games

YearTitleVoice role
2008007: Quantum of SolaceJames Bond
2010GoldenEye 007James Bond
2010James Bond 007: Blood StoneJames Bond
2015James Bond: World of EspionageJames Bond

Commercials

YearTitleRole
2012Heineken Crack the CaseJames Bond
2012Sony Mouse & CatJames Bond
2015Heineken The ChaseJames Bond
2020Heineken Daniel Craig vs James BondJames Bond/Himself

Favorite Things

Daniel Craig loves reading, acting, listening to music, working out, going to pubs and drinking alcohol. He loves Italian cuisine. His favourite actors include Robert Altman and Sean Connery and ‘From Russia with Love’ is his favourite movie.

Favourite Cuisine Italian
Favourite MovieFrom Russia with Love
Favourite Actor Robert Altman, Sean Connery
Favourite BookHis Dark Materials (Philip Pullman)

Net Worth

Daniel Craig is a popular actor and has performed in numerous films. He has also appeared in television shows and commercials. He makes most of his money through acting and has an estimated net worth of $65 million.

Awards and Nominations

AwardsWinNominations
British Academy Film Awards01
Golden Globe Awards01
Primetime Emmy Awards 01

Some lesser known facts about Daniel Craig

  • Craig was not good in academics and even failed once in the eleventh standard.
  • After his parents divorced, Craig lived with his mother and sister in Liverpool.
  • Craig began acting at the age of six.
  • Daniel Craig in an interview revealed that the basic reason behind his divorce from Fiona Loudon was that he was too young to handle the relationship with maturity.
  • Although Ella has been raised by her mother, she shares a more friendly bond with her father.
  • Daniel Craig stole the “Empire Award” for the Best Actor for ‘Casino Royale’ in 2007.

FAQs:

Who is Daniel Craig?

Daniel Wroughton Craig is a British actor who is popularly known for playing the secret agent James Bond in the eponymous film series Casino Royale.

Is Daniel Craig currently married?

Yes, Daniel Craig is married to Rachel Weisz. The couple got married in a private ceremony in 2011.

Does Daniel Craig has children?

Yes, Daniel Craig has one daughter Ella Craig from his ex-wife, Fiona Loudon.

When did Daniel Craig made a debut in movies?

Daniel Craig made his debut in 1992 in the drama ‘The Power of One.

What is the net worth of Daniel Craig?

Daniel Craig makes most of his money through acting and has an estimated net worth of $65 million.

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