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Daniel Craig
Craig at the Sydney premiere o Skyfall in 2012
Born (1968-03-02) 2 Mairch 1968 (age 56)
Chester, Cheshire, Ingland
Years active1992–present
Hauf-marrae(s)Fiona Loudon (1992–1994)
Rachel Weisz (2011–present)
Pairtner(s)Heike Makatsch (1994–2001)
Satsuki Mitchell (2004–2010)

Daniel Wroughton Craig (born 2 Mairch 1968) is an Inglis actor. He trained at the National Youth Theatre an graduatit frae the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1991, afore beginnin his career on stage. His film debut wis in the drama The Power of One (1992). Ither early appearances war in the historical telly war drama Sharpe's Eagle (1993), Disney faimily film A Kid in King Arthur's Court (1995), the drama serial Our Friends in the North (1996) an the biografical film Elizabeth (1998).

Craig's appearances in the Breetish telly film Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon (1998), the indie war film The Trench (1999), an the drama Some Voices (2000) attractit the film industrie's attention. This led tae roles in bigger productions sic as the action film Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001), the crime thriller Road to Perdition (2002), the crime thriller Layer Cake (2004), an the Steven Spielberg historical drama Munich (2005).

Craig achieved internaitional fame whan chuisen as the saxt actor tae play Ian Fleming's Breetish saicret augent James Bond in the eponymous film series, takkin ower frae Pierce Brosnan in 2005. His debut film as Bond, Casino Royale, wis released internaitionally in November 2006 an wis heichly acclaimed, earnin him a BAFTA nomination an acomin the heichest grossin in the series at the time. Quantum of Solace follaed in 2008. His third Bond film, Skyfall, premiered in 2012 an is currently the heichest-grossin film in the series an the 27t-heichest-grossin film o aw time; it wis an aw the heichest-grossin film in the Unitit Kinrick till 2015.[1][2] He reprised his role in Spectre (2015), an returned for the fift an feenal time as Bond in No Time to Die (2020).

Ootside o Bond, Craig haes conteena'd tae starn in ither films, includin the fantasie film The Golden Compass (2007), historical film Defiance (2008), science feection western Cowboys & Aliens (2011), the Inglis-leid adaptation o Stieg Larsson's mystery thriller The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011), the heist film Logan Lucky (2017), an dark comedy Knives Out (2019) for that he earned a Gowden Globe Awaird nomination for Best Actor – Motion Pictur Muisical or Comedy.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Hoyle, Ben (15 November 2006). "'Best Bond ever' vanquishes his greatest foe – the critics". The Times. UK. Retrieved 15 November 2006.
  2. Gant, Charles (5 December 2012). "Skyfall windfall is UK box office's biggest ever". The Guardian. London. Archived frae the original on 31 Januar 2013. Retrieved 2 October 2015.