Daniel Craig

English actor Daniel Craig

Daniel Wroughton Craig is an English actor best known for playing British secret agent James Bond, since 2006. 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.
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Bond 25: Danny Boyle High on MGM's List to Direct (EXCLUSIVE) - Variety
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Variety Bond 25: Danny Boyle High on MGM's List to Direct (EXCLUSIVE) Variety With Daniel Craig already on board to return as 007, MGM and Eon are looking to hire a director for the next installment of the James Bond franchise. High on their list is “Slumdog Millionaire” director Danny Boyle, though sources tell Variety that no ... Danny Boyle Is the Top Choice to Direct the Next James Bond MovieGizmodo James Bond 25 May Have Found Its DirectorCinema Blend James Bond 25 director: 'Danny Boyle HIGH on list to helm Daniel Craig's final 007 outing'Express.co.uk Collider.com -Bleeding Cool News -The Independent -/FILM all 32 news articles »
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Daniel Craig puts his Bond car up for auction
Reuters.com - 7 days
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - James Bond is parting with his personal Aston Martin.
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Meghan Markle Could've Been A Bond Girl, But Her Relationship With Prince Harry Changed Everything — REPORT - Bustle
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Bustle Meghan Markle Could've Been A Bond Girl, But Her Relationship With Prince Harry Changed Everything — REPORT Bustle Markle, Meghan Markle. According to a Thursday report from The Sun, Meghan Markle could've been the next Bond girl. Apparently, the 36-year-old former Suits star was on the "shortlist" to appear alongside Daniel Craig in his upcoming 007 film, Bond 25 ... Meghan Markle's Half Sister Claps Back At Prince Harry's Comments About Her FamilyCinema Blend Meghan Markle Vows To Be More 'Ladylike' In 2018: Her NYE Resolution To Stop SwearingHollywood Life See Every Chic Outfit That Meghan Markle Wore in 2017 — And Shop the LooksUs Weekly Atlanta Journal Constitution -The Mercury News -MarieClaire.com -ChicagoNow (blog) all 47 news articles »
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Investigative report derails nomination for FEMA deputy
CNN - 5 months
Daniel Craig, the nominee to be second-in-command at the Federal Emergency Management Agency, said Wednesday he has withdrawn his name from consideration for the job.
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Daniel Craig Is Back in Black - Vanity Fair
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Vanity Fair Daniel Craig Is Back in Black Vanity Fair It's Wednesday, and I'm re-watching Casablanca—and waiting for the part where Humphrey Bogart blames both sides for the sing-off at Rick's Café Américain. Hello from Los Angeles, where we're tracking an evasive James Bond, welcoming Steven ... Daniel Craig is Returning as James Bond, But What His Career Needs is More 'Logan Lucky'IndieWire Daniel Craig Confirms He Will Play James Bond AgainE! Online Why Daniel Craig's James Bond Reveal Is A Gift To 'Logan Lucky'Forbes RollingStone.com -The Guardian -Slate Magazine (blog) -BBC News all 356 news articles »
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Daniel Craig confirms he will return as James Bond
Reuters.com - 6 months
LONDON (Reuters) - British actor Daniel Craig has confirmed he will reprise the role of James Bond one last time, ending months of speculation.
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Daniel Craig confirms return as James Bond
CNN - 6 months
Daniel Craig told Stephen Colbert that he will return once again as the super spy, James Bond.
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Looks Like Daniel Craig Is Coming Back To Play James Bond After All
Huffington Post - 7 months
The actor once famously said he'd rather "slash my wrists" than reprise his role.
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Daniel Craig Is Coming Back as James Bond in 2019
NYTimes - 7 months
The actor, who had previously expressed a strong desire to move on from the role, agreed to be in at least one more Bond film.
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Daniel Craig back as Bond?
Fox News - 8 months
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Ian McKellen Is All For A Gay James Bond
Huffington Post - 8 months
Ian McKellen is all for 007 being a man’s man. On Thursday, the “Lord of the Rings” star, 78, said he’d fully support the idea of James Bond being portrayed as a gay man ― and he thinks author Ian Fleming, who created the fictional Secret Service agent, would also fully support the idea.  “If you play James Bond as an outwardly camp, silly gay man that no one took seriously,” McKellen, who came out as gay in 1988, told Variety, “and then he turned out as many gay men are underneath their clothes — buff and strong and as hetero as any hetero — we might have a more truthful story than the one that has been told.” To those who feel that a gay Bond would go against Fleming’s vision, McKellen begs to differ. In fact, he thinks the author, who died in 1964, would support the idea. “I’m not sure subsequent actors have quite understood the joke, which is the same as Superman,” he said. “James Bond is a wimp! He’s a silly Englishman that wants his martinis stirred. He ...
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Timeline
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    FORTIES
  • 2015
    Age 46
    Craig's fourth Bond film, Spectre, premiered in 2015.
  • 2014
    Age 45
    Craig's fourth Bond film, Spectre, began filming in December 2014 and was released on 26 October 2015.
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    In August 2014, he added his name to a letter to British broadcasters calling for better representation for ethnic minorities.
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    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.
  • 2012
    Age 43
    Craig also made a guest appearance as Bond in the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, alongside Queen Elizabeth II.
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  • 2011
    Age 42
    In 2011, he collaborated with Dame Judi Dench to highlight gender inequality for International Women's Day.
    In 2011, he starred in Dream House, a psychological thriller directed by Jim Sheridan and co-starring Rachel Weisz, Naomi Watts and Marton Csokas.
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  • 2009
    Age 40
    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.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 2008
    Age 39
    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.
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  • 2007
    Age 38
    He portrayed Lord Asriel in The Golden Compass, the 2007 film adaptation of Philip Pullman's novel.
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    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.
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  • 2006
    Age 37
    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.
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  • 2005
    Age 36
    He subsequently dated film producer Satsuki Mitchell from 2005 until 2010. Craig and actress Rachel Weisz had been friends for many years, and worked together on the movie Dream House. They began dating in December 2010 and married on 22 June 2011, in a private New York City ceremony, with four guests in attendance, including Craig's 18-year-old daughter and Weisz's 5-year-old son, Henry.
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    In 2005, Craig was contacted by Eon Productions to portray James Bond.
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  • 2001
    Age 32
    After his divorce, he was in a seven-year relationship with German actress Heike Makatsch, ending in 2001.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1993
    Age 24
    He then appeared as Joe in the Royal National Theatre's production of Tony Kushner's Angels in America in November 1993.
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  • 1992
    Age 23
    In 1992, Craig married actress Fiona Loudon, with whom he had a daughter, Ella. The marriage ended in divorce in 1994.
    In Craig's first screen role, he played an Afrikaner in The Power of One in 1992.
  • 1991
    Age 22
    Later on, after multiple attempts at auditioning for drama schools, he was accepted at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama at the Barbican, where he graduated in 1991 after three years of study under Colin McCormack.
    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.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1968
    Born
    Born on March 2, 1968.
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