Daniel Craig

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Daniel Craig

Craig at The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo premiere in Paris, on 3 January 2012
Born Daniel Wroughton Craig
2 March 1968 (1968-03-02) (age 46)
Chester, Cheshire, England
Occupation Actor
Years active 1992–present
Spouse Fiona Loudon (m. 1992–1994, divorced)
Rachel Weisz (m. 2011-present)
Children 1
Daniel Craig

Daniel Wroughton Craig[1] (born 2 March 1968) is an English television and movie actor and movie producer. He was born in Chester, Cheshire, England.[2] He is the latest actor to play James Bond.

Craig is married to actress Rachel Weisz.[3] He has a daughter Ella by his first wife, Fiona Loudon.[4] In 2006 he joined the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.[5]

On 12 June 2008, Craig sliced the top of one of his fingers off while filming Quantum of Solace.[6]

Filmography[change | change source]

Movies and television[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
1992 Power of One, TheThe Power of One Sgt. Botha, a.k.a. The Judge
1993 Between the Lines Undercover Detective Second series, part 1 (part 14 in all)
1993 Heartbeat Peter Begg
1993 Zorro Lt. Hidalgo Two episodes of a US TV series filmed in Madrid
1993 Sharpe's Eagle Lt. Berry Television drama
1995 Kid in King Arthur's Court, AA Kid in King Arthur's Court Master Kane
1996 Kiss And Tell Matt Kearney TV movie
1996 Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders, TheThe Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders James "Jemmy" Seagrave Television drama
1996 Our Friends in the North George "Geordie" Peacock Television drama: 8 episodes
1997 Obsession – Besessene Seelen John McHale
1997 Ice House, TheThe Ice House D.S. Andy McLoughlin TV mystery/drama from the novel by Minette Walters
1997 Hunger, TheThe Hunger
1998 Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon George Dyer Edinburgh International Film Festival Award for Best British Performance
1998 Love and Rage James Lynchehaun
1998 Elizabeth John Ballard
1999 Trench, TheThe Trench Sgt. Telford Winter Nominated – British Independent Film Award for Best Actor
1999 Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Daredevils of the Desert, TheThe Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Daredevils of the Desert Schiller
2000 Some Voices Ray British Independent Film Award for Best Actor
2000 Hotel Splendide Ronald Blanche
2000 I Dreamed of Africa Declan Fielding
2001 Lara Croft: Tomb Raider Alex West
2001 Sword of Honour Guy Crouchback
2002 Copenhagen Werner Heisenberg Television drama (stage adaptation)
2002 Ten Minutes Older: The Cello Cecil
2002 Road to Perdition Connor Rooney
2003 Sylvia Ted Hughes
2003 Mother, TheThe Mother Darren Nominated—British Independent Film Award for Best Actor
Nominated—European Film Audience Award for Best Actor
Nominated—London Film Critics Circle Award for British Actor of the Year
2004 Layer Cake Mr. X Nominated—Empire Award for Best Actor
Nominated—European Film Awards Audience Award for Best Actor also for Enduring Love
2004 Enduring Love Joe London Film Critics Circle Award for British Actor of the Year
Nominated – British Independent Film Award for Best Actor
Nominated – European Film Awards Audience Award for Best Actor also for Layer Cake
2005 Munich Steve
2005 Archangel Christopher Kelso Television drama
2005 Fateless American Soldier
2005 Jacket, TheThe Jacket Rudy Mackenzie
2006 Casino Royale James Bond Empire Award for Best Actor
Evening Standard British Film Awards Award for Best Actor
Sant Jordi Award for Best Foreign Actor
Nominated—BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated—Saturn Award for Best Actor
2006 Renaissance Barthélémy Karas Voice role
2006 Infamous Perry Smith Nominated—Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male
2007 Golden Compass, TheThe Golden Compass Lord Asriel
2007 Invasion, TheThe Invasion Ben Driscoll
2008 Flashbacks of a Fool Joe Scot Also Executive Producer
2008 Quantum of Solace James Bond Nominated—Empire Award for Best Actor
2008 Defiance Tuvia Bielski
2010 007 Blood Stone James Bond Voice role, video game
2011 Cowboys & Aliens Jake Lonergan Nominated—Scream Award for Best Science Fiction Actor
2011 Dream House Will Attenton
2011 The Adventures of Tintin Ivan Ivanovitch Sakharine/Red Rackham
2011 Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, TheThe Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Mikael Blomkvist Nominated—Empire Award for Best Actor
2012 Skyfall James Bond
2013 One Life Narrator Voice role
2015 The Whole Truth Lead role Filming begins in mid-April 2014
2015 Bond 24 James Bond Filming begins Fall 2014

Video games[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
2008 Quantum of Solace James Bond voice-over
2010 GoldenEye 007 James Bond voice-over
2010 James Bond 007: Blood Stone James Bond voice-over
2012 007 Legends James Bond voice-over

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