Craig Russell is a Welsh (English) actor, writer and producer. He is a well-known personality who is skilled in producing television roles and films. Craig is best known for his powerful and compelling performance as Marc Anthony in the Netflix series Queen Cleopatra.
Craig Russell was born on June 16, 1977, making him only 45 in 2023. Originally from Lewisham, South London, he later grew up in Cwmtwrch, a village in South Wales. As far as his education is concerned, he attended Meciderwen Comprehensive School and was coached by fellow artists like Eve Myles, Steven Mayo and Richard Corgan.
Craig Russell Career
Craig has played significant roles in film and television for nearly 22 years. He has appeared in several feature films, including the war film The 95th, Mark Price’s Magpie, and the psychological thriller Eider Steeps. He was in the multi-award winning film of the year, Colin, produced by Mark Prince. In the film, he worked with other big names, such as Dominic Cooper in “Anajapta” and Jason Fleming and Michael Clarke Duncan and Til Schweiger in another film, “One Way”.
Other contributors include James D’Arcy, Joe Gilgan and Andrew Shim for the film Screwed. He was a major contributor to the film The Anomaly, produced by Noel Clarke, and worked or starred in the film Genesis alongside Brian Cox and Ian Somerhalder, as well as John Hannah, Warren Brown, and Ed Stoppard.
Craig has also starred in various TV series including Doctors, Is Harry on the Boat?, High Hopes, EastEnders, Belonging, Fish Out of Water, Battlefield Britain, Dream Team’ and ‘Score’. He had another role as a Detective Inspector and played the lead role of Mark Gascoyne in 21 episodes of the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks.
Craig played the role of Clive in both series of the sitcom Anita. He is a cast member in the Jamie Adams-directed series Songbird, in which he is featured alongside Cobie Smulders and Jessica Hines.
writing and producing
Craig is the writer and producer of the YouTube comedy web series Grave Danger starring Dave Granger. They collaborated on the short film Just the 2 of Us, which premiered at the 2011 HollyShorts Film Festival. The Canaries was Craig’s first main production series after working with other actors such as Aled Pugh, Steven Mayo, Robert Pugh, Richard Mylan and Hannah Daniel. His first production series was filmed on sets in various locations such as Wales, the US and Vietnam. The world premiere of the series took place on 26 August 2017 at the Prince Charles Cinema.
craig russell biography
|Real Name||Craig Russell|
|date of birth||16 June 1977|
|Age (by 2023)||45 years|
|birth place||Lewisham, London, United Kingdom|
|Height||feet in inches – 6′ 0” – in centimeters – 183 cm|
|weight||in kilograms – 80 kg – in pounds – 176 pounds|
craig russell family
|Who is Craig Russell’s wife?||Kate Edney|
David Craig is a happily married man and his wife’s name is Kate Edney, who is an actress. In 2011, the couple announced their wedding and the marriage produced two sons. The Russell family lives happily in Falmouth, Cornwall.
Craig Russell Social Media
Craig is actively available on social media such as LinkedIn and Twitter. He is available on LinkedIn under the pen name Craig Russell and describes himself as a writer, producer and actor. He has 489 contacts and describes being in the industry for over 20 years.
Craig is also available on Twitter under the alias Craig Russell. [@russandchips], with 2,361 followers and only 811 on the list below. He joined Twitter in August 2013 and describes himself as –
“Father, husband, actor boy. Inventor of the 90s snack food, cake on toast….”
craig russell net worth
Craig has been in the film industry for over 20 years since 2001. He has indeed been very fortunate because of his skill, hard work and enthusiasm. Although there are no official details of his net worth, we believe it to be somewhere around $5 million or $10 million.
facts about craig russell
- Craig had three roles – writing, acting and producing – on the web series Grave Danger starring Dave Granger.
- The series was watched by one million people, making it one of the top three funniest things on the Internet.
- Another Canary series was filmed on three continents, including the village of Lower Quamtarch in South Wales.
- He has been a creator, co-writer and co-producer of various TV projects and one of the most famous was the CBBC pilot Zombies Next Door.