Daniel Craig

Daniel Craig

Movie Actor

Daniel Wroughton Craig CMG is an English actor. He gained international fame playing the secret agent James Bond in five films in the film series, from Casino Royale up to No Time to Die.

Full Name
Mar 2, 1968
5′ 10″
Net Worth


Daniel Wroughton Craig was born on March 2, 1968, in Chester, England. His zodiac sign is Pisces, and his ethnicity is English. He is the son of Timothy John Craig and Carol Olivia Craig, and he has an older sister named Lea. Growing up, Craig attended Hilbre High School in Liverpool, then enrolled at Calday Grange Grammar School before moving to London to pursue a career in acting. 

Craig began his acting career at age 16, when he appeared in the television movie The Power of One. During this time he trained at the National Youth Theatre and graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1991. He made his debut as a leading actor in 1992's The Power of One and later had small roles in films such as GoldenEye (1995), Elizabeth (1998), Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001), Road to Perdition (2002) and Layer Cake (2004). In 2006, he became the sixth actor to portray secret agent James Bond in Casino Royale. This garnered him critical acclaim for his performance and led to him becoming one of Hollywood's most sought-after actors. 

He went on to appear as Bond again in Quantum of Solace (2008), Skyfall (2012) and Spectre (2015). In addition to his work as Bond, Craig has also starred in several other films such as Cowboys & Aliens (2011), Logan Lucky (2017), Knives Out (2019) and No Time To Die (2021). He has also been nominated for various awards including a BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for Casino Royale and a Satellite Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for Logan Lucky.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1968</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Daniel Craig is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On March 2, 1968, Daniel Craig was born in Chester, England.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1992</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Makes Debut on TV Series</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Craig makes his debut in the television series "The Power of One".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1995</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Leading Role in Our Friends in the North</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Craig scores his first major leading role in the BBC miniseries "Our Friends in the North".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2006</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">James Bond Debut</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Craig debuts as James Bond in "Casino Royale" and will go on to star in four more Bond films.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2008</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Receives BAFTA Rising Star Award</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Craig is awarded the BAFTA Rising Star award for his performance in Casino Royale.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Receives Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) Medal</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Craig is honored with a OBE medal for services to drama.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Final James Bond Film Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Craig's final James Bond film "No Time To Die" is released in April 2020.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's a Great Actor</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Daniel Craig is an incredibly talented and versatile actor. He has played a variety of characters in a range of different films, from his iconic role as James Bond to his dramatic performances in films like "Layer Cake" and "Munich." His skill as an actor is undeniable.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's Charismatic</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Daniel Craig is a charismatic actor who can bring life to any character he plays. He has the ability to charm audiences with his performance and make them root for his character. His presence on screen always captivates viewers and makes them want to watch more.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's Dedicated to His Craft</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Daniel Craig is dedicated to his craft. He puts a lot of time and effort into preparing for roles and is willing to take risks in order to bring the best performance possible. He never takes shortcuts and is known for being one of the most hardworking actors around.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> First Non-British Actor to Play James Bond</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Daniel Craig was the first non-British actor to play the iconic role of James Bond. He played the famous spy in four films, beginning with Casino Royale in 2006.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Appeared in Three Remakes</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Daniel Craig has appeared in three remakes of previous films: Road to Perdition, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and The Invasion.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Had a Small Role in a Star Wars Film</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Before becoming a household name, Daniel Craig had a small uncredited role in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, playing an uncredited stormtrooper.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Has Been Nominated for Several Awards</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Daniel Craig has been nominated for several awards, including BAFTA Awards and Golden Globe Awards for his roles in Casino Royale and Skyfall.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Trained as a Classical Stage Actor</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Daniel Craig trained as a classical stage actor at the National Youth Theatre, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and Guildhall School of Music and Drama.</p></div>


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