Craig Robert Young

BirthDay:

04 Oct 1976

BirthPlace:

Nottingham, England, UK

BirthName:

Craig Robert Yates

Bio:

British Actor, Craig Robert Young joins the cast of Michael Bay's "The Last Ship" airing in the UK this Summer. - Best known for his roles as "Dracul Comescu" on both Hawaii 5.0 and NCIS: Los Angeles, Rose Macgowan's boyfriend Dave, in "Charmed" and Alfred Hoffman on Fox's "Fringe."

Nominated for Best Lead Actor in a Drama at this years LA Theatre Awards for his portrayal of Nicky Lancaster in Noel Coward's The Vortex, he previously was named best actor at the LA Scene and stage awards for the same production.

He was born in Nottingham, England and started acting at the age of 10, His first professional job was the role of Mark, in Barry Hines' 'The Price of Coal' at the Nottingham Playhouse.

When he was 17, he attend drama school in London, A chance audition for a pop band, steered Craig off into the music business for a few years. The Group 'Deuce' scored 4 top 30 British hits, a top twenty album and appearances on acclaimed show 'Top of The Pops' 7 times. Craig left the band in 1996 to resume his passion for acting. Not before becoming the new face of MTV in the UK, hosting the hugely successful show 'TRL' This lead him to hosting for 'GMTV' (UK version of the Today Show). Then in 1999 A starring role on the award wining show 'Dream Team' beckoned. Craig played the troubled Alex Wilkinson for 76 episodes.

His next move was a big one, across the Atlantic in fact, where Craig met his manager Louisa Spring, Throughout the early 2000's Craig starred in a plethora of shows including MTV's'Spyder Games', 'S Club 7', 'Charmed', 'The District', and 'Sabrina The Teenage Witch'. Adapting to LA life Craig missed treading the boards so joined an all British theatre company called 'Nomad' Here he performed in the plays 'The body' and 'Red Star.' and 'Boise, USA'. A TV Pilot followed on 'Zoey 101' playing Jamie Lynn Spears' mentor. He then wrote and starred in a movie called 'Wannabe' that was bought by Warner Brothers and later developed in to a TV Pilot with Marta Kauffman (The creator of Friends)

A role on 'Lost' soon followed which was the first of many J.J. Abrahms shows he has appeared in. In 2007 Craig starred in all episodes of 'Just For Kicks' The Whoopi Goldberg produced show for Nickelodeon, garnering great reviews for the role of Coach Moore. Craig has been busy in the last few years with movie roles in Horror classic 'Slaughter' for Lionsgate, and 'A Numbers Game' alongside Steven Bauer. Starring turns in the TV Shows 'What about Brian' (JJ. Abrahms) David Mamet's TV show 'The Unit' The remake of 'Melrose Place', and the fan favorite 'Alfred Hoffman' in the Sci Fi Hit 'Fringe' Craig also played a recurring role on ABC Family's '10 Things I Hate About You.'

Craig stars as Piet Hartog in the World War 2 movie "Return to the hiding Place." A true story about a real life hero (Piet) as the leader of a dutch resistance group - A story of pure heroism and bravery where Piet and his friends rescue the occupants of a Jewish orphanage in Haarlem.

Recent Guest starring roles in the last ever season of Hot in Cleveland and Hit the Floor and a lead role in Caper Andreas' Kiss Me, Kill Me will round out the year.
Filmography

Actor ( 50 credits )

Trust (2018) Cooper Jackson-Lee
Kiss Me, Kill Me (2015) Jeffrey Kinlan
50 Kisses (2014) Ben
The Last Ship (2014)  Declan (2 episodes, 2015)
Return to the Hiding Place (2013) Piet Hartog
Half Past Twelve at Night (2013) Agent #1
Silver Whinings Payback (2013) Judge 2
Brests of the Southland Wild (2013) Newscaster
Hit the Floor (2013) (1 episode, 2014)
Midnight in Parody (2012) Owen Wilson
War of Resistance (2011) Piet Hartog
The Arsebook Movie (2011) Craig Doosh
Andy & Chaz Bugger Off to America (2011)  Andy
A Numbers Game (2010) Billy
Hawaii Five-0 (2010)  Dracul Comescu (1 episode, 2012)
Hot in Cleveland (2010)  Newscaster (1 episode, 2014)
Don't Press Benjamin's Buttons (2009) Benjamin
Slaughter (2009) Kyle
NCIS: Los Angeles (2009)  Dracul Comescu (2 episodes, 2011)
Melrose Place (2009)  Franz Keppler (1 episode, 2009)
10 Things I Hate About You (2009)  Franck Kline / ... (2 episodes, 2010)
Actors Entertainment (2009)  Himself (2 episodes, 2011-2013)
No Country for Gay Old Men (2008) Tommy-Lee Craig
Fringe (2008)  Alfred Hoffman (1 episode, 2010)
A Good Year (2006) Trevor
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006) Sir Suchworth (uncredited)
The Unit (2006)  Nigel (1 episode, 2007)
What About Brian (2006)  Rock Star (1 episode, 2007)
Just for Kicks (2006)  Coach Leslie Moore (13 episodes, 2006)
Wannabe (2005) Steve Williams
Zoey 101 (2005)  Coach Ferguson (1 episode, 2005)
Home James (2005)  Himself (1 episode, 2005)
Lost (2004)  Bender (1 episode, 2006)
Totally Sexy Loser (2003) Evan
R.O.D the TV (2003)  Jokers Man (2005) (unknown episodes)
Licensed by Royalty (2003)  Lord Dent, Guard (unknown episodes)
Spyder Games (2001)  Temple Simms (5 episodes, 2001)
Hollywood 7 (2001)  Ben Spearitt (1 episode, 2001)
Hellsing (2001)  Paul Wilson (unknown episodes)
The District (2000)  Dixon Stout (2 episodes, 2003-2004)
Soho Streets (1999) Guy
Charmed (1998)  Dave (1 episode, 2002)
Dream Team (1997)  Alex Wilkinson (87 episodes, 1998-2003)
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996)  Soccer Player #2 (1 episode, 2003)
MTV Select (1996)  Presenter (1996-1998) (unknown episodes)
GMTV (1993)  Presenter: Kids@GMTV (6 episodes, 1997-1999)
Live & Kicking (1993)  Himself (3 episodes, 1996-1998)
Top of the Pops (1964)  Himself (7 episodes, 1995-1996)
Cleaners (0) Andy Dobson
Tell Me I Love You (0) Nigel Evans

Producer ( 9 credits )

Midnight in Parody (2012) producer
The Arsebook Movie (2011) executive producer
Andy & Chaz Bugger Off to America (2011) producer
Don't Press Benjamin's Buttons (2009) producer
No Country for Gay Old Men (2008) producer
Wannabe (2005) producer
Scooter Mum (2000) producer
Soho Streets (1999) producer
Battle Dome (1999) segment producer (unknown episodes)

Writer ( 3 credits )

Midnight in Parody (2012) (writer)
Andy & Chaz Bugger Off to America (2011) (creator)
Soho Streets (1999) (writer)

Director ( 4 credits )

The Arsebook Movie (2011)
Don't Press Benjamin's Buttons (2009)
Scooter Mum (2000)
Soho Streets (1999)