Daniel Craig

Craig in 2021 Daniel Wroughton Craig (born 2 March 1968) is an English actor. He gained international fame by playing the fictional secret agent James Bond for five installments in the film series, from ''Casino Royale'' (2006) up to ''No Time to Die'' (2021).

After training at the National Youth Theatre in London and graduating from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1991, Craig began his career on stage. He began acting with the drama ''The Power of One'' (1992), and had his breakthrough role in the drama serial ''Our Friends in the North'' (1996). He gained prominence for his supporting roles in films such as ''Elizabeth'' (1998), ''Lara Croft: Tomb Raider'' (2001), ''Road to Perdition'' (2002), ''Layer Cake'' (2004), and ''Munich'' (2005).

In 2006, Craig played Bond in ''Casino Royale'', a reboot of the Bond franchise which was favourably received by critics and earned Craig a nomination for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. His non-Bond appearances since then include roles in the fantasy film ''The Golden Compass'' (2007), the drama ''Defiance'' (2008), the science fiction Western ''Cowboys & Aliens'' (2011), the mystery thriller ''The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo'' (2011), and the heist film ''Logan Lucky'' (2017). For his performance as Detective Benoit Blanc in the comedy mystery films ''Knives Out'' (2019) and ''Glass Onion'' (2022), he received two Golden Globe Award nominations.

In 2011, Craig made his Broadway debut in the revival of Harold Pinter's ''Betrayal'' opposite his wife, the actress Rachel Weisz. In 2016, he starred in the New York Theatre Workshop production of ''Othello'' as Iago. In 2022, he returned to Broadway in the title role of ''Macbeth'' with Ruth Negga. Provided by Wikipedia
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