Daniel Craig Facts

Daniel Craig Facts
Daniel Craig is an English actor most famous for his role as James Bond. He was born Daniel Wroughton Craig, on March 2nd, 1968, in Chester, England, to Carol Olivia and Timothy John Wroughton Craig. Daniel Craig began acting in school plays in elementary school and attended Everyman Theatre where he learned about serious acting. When he was 16 years old Daniel was accepted by the National Youth Theatre and moved to London. He later attended Guildhall School of Music and Drama and graduated in 1991. His first screen role was in the 1992 movie The Power of One.
Interesting Daniel Craig Facts:
Daniel Craig played rugby for Hoylake RFC.
While attending the National Youth Theatre Daniel Craig worked in restaurants in London to finance his studies.
Early appearances on screen included roles in Elizabeth, A Kid in King Arthur's Court.
Early television appearances included Sharpe's Eagle and Zorro.
Daniel Craig was cast as James Bond 007 in 2005. He took over the role following Pierce Brosnan and is the sixth actor to play the part. The movie Casino Royale was released in 2006.
Some did not feel Daniel Craig was the ideal person for the role of James Bond but his performance earned him a BAFTA nomination.
Casino Royale was the highest grossing film in the James Bond series when it was released.
Daniel Craig played James Bond again in the movies Quantum of Solace, Skyfall, and Spectre.
Daniel Craig was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2006.
Daniel Craig married an actress named Fiona Loudon in 1992. They had a daughter Ella together before divorcing in 1994.
Daniel Craig dated a German actress named Heike Makatsch for seven years after his divorce.
Daniel Craig starred in the movie Dream House with actress Rachel Weisz. They started dating in 2010 and were married in June of 2011.
Daniel Craig is involved in many charities including S.A.F.E. Kenya.
Daniel Craig was appointed as the United Nations' advocate for the elimination of mines and explosive hazards in April of 2015.
Daniel Craig's voice was used for the character of James Bond in the Wii game Golden Eye 007.
Daniel Craig has hosted on Saturday Night Live.
Several former James Bond actors were publicly supportive of Daniel Craig being chosen as the next 007, including Pierce Brosnan, Sean Connery, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, and eventually George Lazenby.
Casino Royal grossed more than $594,239,000 worldwide. It remained the highest grossing film in the series until Skyfall was released.
Daniel Craig is a fan of Liverpool F.C., and of the sport of rugby.
Daniel Craig made a cameo performance in the 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens, as Stormtrooper FN-1824.
2017 movies featuring Daniel Craig include Logan Lucky, in which he plays Joe Bang, and Kings, in which he plays Obie.
Daniel Craig has made several theatre performances including Angels in America (Joe Pitt), Hurlyburly (Mickey), A Number (Bernard 1 & 2, and Michael Black), A Steady Rain (Joey), Betrayal (Robert), and Othello (Iago).

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