CRAIG FAIRBRASS


At six foot three and with a screen presence that commands attention, Craig Fairbrass is a versatile and experienced actor, known to millions in the UK from his high profile film and TV roles. His acting career began at the age of 16, when he successfully auditioned for London's prestigious National Theatre and started mounting productions for the National Youth Theatre. He then attended drama school and after graduating, worked extensively in repertory theatre.

Movie experience began with Mike Newell's 'Sour-Sweet', Francis Megahy's 'Real Life' and playing opposite Denzel Washington in the powerful British picture 'For Queen and Country'.

Television followed, with the BBC drama 'Big Deal'; a regular role in 'London's Burning' and the highly acclaimed BAFTA award-winning series 'Prime Suspect' 1 and 2 playing opposite Helen Mirren.

By 1992, Craig had secured a starring role in one of the biggest movies of the 90s, 'Cliffhanger', with Sylvester Stallone, which opened doors in the US independent film arena. He also starred in action films 'Nightscare', 'Terminal Force' and 'Proteus' before returning to the UK to star in the British thriller 'Killing Time' and the award-winning 'Darklands'.

Up next, Craig appeared opposite Helen Baxendale in drama 'An Unsuitable Job for a Woman'; the US action series 'Soldier of Fortune'; the lead villain, Ray Betson in TV's 'The Great Dome Robbery'; then to Rome to complete his role on 'Moro', for controversial award-winning Italian art-house director Aurelio Grimaldi, in the true story of the kidnapping of the Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro in 1974. Other credits include the lead in the No1 national tour of Richard Harris's award winning play 'Outside Edge' and the U.S comedy movie 'Long Weekend'.

In 2006, Craig was involved as an actor and producer of a number of independent British films, beginning with 'Hard Sell', which he shot with avant garde English writer/director King Adz.

Craig recently completed filming his role of Henry Caine in U.S thriller 'White Noise 2: The Light' the sequel to the No1 box office hit 'White Noise', and guest stared on U.S. TV series 'Stargate SG1'.

Craig continues to divide his time between L.A and LONDON.