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The Many Faces of… Daniel Craig

With the recent release of Skyfall I thought it would be a nice moment to look at the career of Daniel Craig and the many roles he has played through the years. He was born on the second of March 1968 in Chester. When growing up he already started acting at the age of 6. He remained interested in acting and joined the National Youth Theatre when he was sixteen. He continued to study at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama where he graduated in 1991.

He appeared on stage and made his first televion appearance in The Power of One. He appeared in several TV shows and small films. His first bigger role which people noticed was that opposite of Angelina Jolie in Tomb Raider where he played Alex West. He has since appeared in various big productions like Road to Perdition, Munich, Cowboys and Aliens, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and The Golden Compass. Of course he’s best known for being cast as the most famous British spy 007, but has appeared in over 60 productions.

Overview of the roles of Daniel Craig movies

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I’m not going to lie, my favorite role is him as James Bond, although I thought he was good too in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.

What’s your favorite Daniel Craig role?

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Category: Movies
  • ckckred says:

    Casino Royale, though I’m sure Skyfall might replace that soon once I see it.

    November 9, 2012 at 4:27 am
    • Nostra says:

      I wouldn’t be surprised if it would!

      November 13, 2012 at 12:32 pm
  • Eric says:

    Casino Royale for me as well. Great movie, great performance.

    November 9, 2012 at 6:19 am
    • Nostra says:

      I agree Eric!

      November 13, 2012 at 12:32 pm
  • નિરવ ની નજરે . . ! says:

    Casino royale :)

    November 9, 2012 at 8:59 am
    • Nostra says:

      Another vote :)

      November 13, 2012 at 12:33 pm
  • Paul83NL says:

    I think he’s a excellent James Bond, but his part in the David Fincher production is one of the greatest that he has played in years! But that’s my opinion. I also liked his part in the crime movie Layer Cake. Brilliant! :-)

    November 9, 2012 at 10:45 am
    • Nostra says:

      Paul, I still have not seen Layer Cake, is it a good movie?

      November 13, 2012 at 12:33 pm
      • Paul83NL says:

        I think it’s brilliant :)

        November 13, 2012 at 1:13 pm
        • Nostra says:

          Will add it to my “To Watch” list, which is already way too long :)

          November 13, 2012 at 1:38 pm
          • Paul83NL says:

            I’ve got the same problem :-)

            November 13, 2012 at 5:55 pm
  • sati says:

    Nice post! I don’t think he is the right actor for 007 but he is a good actor, so he did a decent job there. I really liked his work in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo last year.

    November 9, 2012 at 5:47 pm
    • Nostra says:

      Thanks Sati! He was excellent in that!

      November 13, 2012 at 12:34 pm
  • Jaina says:

    Think, like most people, I really took notice of Daniel Craig in Casino Royale. Amazing performance and really love his interpretation of Bond. Like Sati, thought he was fab in Dragon Tattoo too, and Road to Perdition.

    I think the first film I saw him in was Tomb Raider!

    November 9, 2012 at 7:14 pm
    • Nostra says:

      I can’t remember him in Tomb Raider, but of course this happens often with actors once they become well known :)

      November 13, 2012 at 12:35 pm
  • fernandorafael says:

    Huge fan of this guy. Love him as Bond, his voice work in Tintin, Road to Perdition, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo…

    November 9, 2012 at 8:55 pm
    • Nostra says:

      Great choices Fernando, thanks for commenting!

      November 13, 2012 at 12:35 pm
  • CMrok93 says:

    Craig was awesome in Layer Cake and I can totally see why the guy landed the lead of Bond because he has such charm, but viciousness to him that makes you a bit scared of what the guy could do.

    November 10, 2012 at 9:45 pm
    • Nostra says:

      Yeah, he can be different things so easily…you can sense something is going on underneath the surface when he’s acting.

      November 13, 2012 at 12:36 pm
  • Mark Walker says:

    I’ve been a fan if Craig’s for quite a while Nostra. I remember him from a marvellous BBC tv series back in the 1990’s called “Our Friends In The North”. It also featured Christopher Eccleston and Mark Strong but it was Craig that really stood out.

    November 12, 2012 at 11:59 pm
    • Nostra says:

      Wow, you have been following for a long time then Mark!

      November 13, 2012 at 12:36 pm
  • Dan says:

    I’m only really familiar with his latter work. Having seen Skyfall recently I thought it was his best performance in the shoes of 007.

    November 18, 2012 at 11:14 am
    • Nostra says:

      I agree with you, but like you I have not seen much of his work….

      November 19, 2012 at 9:26 am

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