Daniel Craig

Born Mar 2, 1968

Daniel Wroughton Craig is an English actor best known for playing British secret agent James Bond in a 2006 reboot of the film series, which started in 1962. Craig is an alumnus of the National Youth Theatre and graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London and began his career on stage. His early on screen appearances were in the films Elizabeth, The Power of One and A Kid in King Arthur's Court, and on Sharpe's Eagle and Zorro in television.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Daniel Craig.


1968 Birth Born on March 2, 1968.


1991 23 Years Old 1 More Event
Craig trained at the National Youth Theatre and graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1991, before beginning his career on stage. … Read More
1992 24 Years Old 1 More Event
In Craig's first screen role, he played an Afrikaner in The Power of One in 1992.
1993 25 Years Old He then appeared as Joe in the Royal National Theatre's production of Tony Kushner's Angels in America in November 1993. … Read More


2001 33 Years Old After his divorce, he was in a seven-year relationship with German actress Heike Makatsch, ending in 2001.
2005 37 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2005, Craig was contacted by Eon Productions to portray James Bond. … Read More
2006 38 Years Old The first film, Casino Royale, premiered 14 November 2006, and grossed a total of US$594,239,066 worldwide, which made it the highest-grossing Bond film until the release of Skyfall. … Read More
2007 39 Years Old 1 More Event
On 25 October 2007, MGM CEO Harry Sloan revealed at the Forbes Meet II Conference that Craig had signed on to make four more Bond films, through to Bond 25. … Read More


2008 40 Years Old In 2008's Defiance, he played Tuvia Bielski, a Jewish resistance fighter in the forests of Belarus during World War II who saved 1,200 people. … Read More
2009 41 Years Old He co-starred with Hugh Jackman in a limited engagement of the drama A Steady Rain, on Broadway, which played from 10 September through 6 December 2009 at the Schoenfeld Theatre. … Read More
2011 43 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2011, he starred in Dream House, a psychological thriller directed by Jim Sheridan and co-starring Rachel Weisz, Naomi Watts and Marton Csokas. … Read More
2012 44 Years Old …  Craig also made a guest appearance as Bond in the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, alongside Queen Elizabeth II. … Read More
Craig was set to star in the courtroom drama The Whole Truth directed by Courtney Hunt. In April 2014 just a few days before filming was set to commence he dropped out of the project for unknown reasons replaced a month later by Keanu Reeves.
2015 47 Years Old …  Craig's fourth Bond film, Spectre, premiered in 2015.
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