Craig Fairbrass
Craig Fairbrass
Stats
Age : 40's
Height : 6' 3"
Hair Colour : Brown
Eye Colour : Green

Summary
At six three and with a screen presence that commands attention, Craig Fairbrass is a versatile and experienced actor whose film and TV career has gone from strength to strength.Craig’s role of the killer Henry Caine in WHITE NOISE THE LIGHT, the sequel to the NO1 box office hit WHITE NOISE reaches no5 in the top ten cinema films in London. Craig has recently completed filming his lead role of Pat Tate, in RISE OF THE FOOTSOLDIER the eagerly awaited gangster epic based on true life events directed by BAFTA nominee Julian Gilby which hits UK cinema screens Sept 7/07. In addition he has just finished filming in THE BANK JOB, opposite Jason Statham, directed by Hollywood veteran ROGER DONALDSON, and guest starring as a rogue warrior ARKAD in STARGATE SG1. Summer 2007 CRAIG joins the cast of FAR CRY the big screen adaptation of the action adventure video game shooting in Vancouver ,as PARKER an American special forces captain.

His acting career began at the age of 16 with London’s prestigious National Theatre. He then graduated drama school and 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 LWT’S award winning LONDONS BURNING and the highly acclaimed BAFTA award-winning series PRIME SUSPECT 1 and 2 in which Craig played hard-bitten detective Frank Burkin opposite HELEN MIRREN. The series was a hit on both sides of the Atlantic and it was the second series that won an EMMY for best drama. 1992 saw Craig use this as a calling card in Los Angeles securing a starring a role in one of the biggest movies of the 90s, CLIFFHANGER with SYLVESTER STALLONE, which opened doors in the U.S independent film arena. He also starred in action film NIGHTSCARE TERMINAL FORCE and PROTEUS before returning to the UK to star in the British thriller KILLING TIME and the award-winning DARKLANDS. As an adjunct to his film career Craig turned his hand to comedy, co-starring with Richard Wilson in LWT’S DUCK PATROL, the film WEAK AT DENISE and the pilot show JUGGLING UP .Next Craig joined the cast of the BBC'S flagship show EASTENDERS where his recurring character of DAN SULLIVAN over three yrs won record viewing figures and a TV BAFTA for best drama. Opposite HELEN BAXENDALE in drama AN UNSUITABLE JOB FOR A WOMEN the US action series; SOLDIER OF FORTUNE the lead villain, Ray Betson in THE GREAT DOME ROBBERY then to Rome to complete his role of GABRIELLE lead terrorist in MORO, for controversial award-winning Italian art-house director AURELLIO GRIMALDI, the true story of the kidnapping of the Italian prime minister in 1974, guest lead in radio 4’s afternoon play FAIR MAIDS ARE SHINING , the lead in the No1 national tour of Richard Harris’s award winning play OUTSIDE EDGE ,and the U.S comedy movie THE LONG WEEKEND with CHRIS KLEIN.

Craig continues to divide his time between LONDON and LA.



Skills
Actor
Singer
Performer
Celebrity
Entertainer



Experience

Stargate SG1
Dan Sullivan EastEnders (BBC)
Frank Burkin Prime Suspect (ITV) starring
Helen Mirren
Leading Fireman London's Burning (ITV)
Co star D'Patrol (LWT) starring Richard Wilson

Films include:

Rise of the Footsoldier
The Bank Job
White Noise
White Noise The Light
Weak At Denise 2001
Soldier of Fortune USA TV Film
Real Life Francis Megahy
For Queen & Country Challoner starring Denzel Washington
CliffHanger starring Sylvester Stallone
Sour Sweet Mike Newell Film
Nightscare Live
Proteus Trimark
Killing Time Columbia Tristar
Darklands Selected in last years
'Edinburgh Film Festival'
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