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Daniel Craig

Craig at the Quantum of Solace American premiere in New York.
Born Daniel Wroughton Craig
2 March 1968 (1968-03-02) (age 42)
Wirral, Merseyside, England
Occupation Actor,film producer
Years active 1992–present
Spouse(s) Fiona Loudon (1992–94) (divorced)
.Daniel Wroughton Craig[1] (born 2 March 1968) is an English actor and film producer.^ Birth name Daniel Wroughton Craig .
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^ An American woman for actor Daniel Craig .

^ Daniel Craig - what an actor!
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.His early film roles included Elizabeth, The Power of One, A Kid in King Arthur's Court and the television episodes Sharpe's Eagle, Zorro and The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles: Daredevils of the Desert.^ Sharpe's Eagle Lt. Berry Television drama .
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^ Geordie Peacock ( 3 more ) A Kid in King Arthur's Court (1995) ....
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^ This situation certainly explains why his second outing saw him as a mean German officer, battling it out with Sean Patrick Flanery's Young Indiana Jones in Daredevils Of The Desert.
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.His breakthrough performances were in the films Layer Cake, Road to Perdition, Defiance, The Golden Compass and Lara Croft: Tomb Raider.^ It was another tremendous performance, including a naked run down Goldhawk Road, that kept the film from mawkishness and saw it deliver a sympathetic portrait of mental illness.
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^ His jump to bigger-budget Hollywood fare was slow and steady, first as an old flame and fellow tomb raider opposite Angelina Jolie in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001) and then as the angry son of Paul Newman's Irish mobster patriarch in Sam Mendes's acclaimed Road to Perdition (2002).
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^ Following an introduction to international audiences as Angelina Jolie's rival and love interest in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001), he honed his acting skills in the United States in Sam Mendes' movie Road to Perdition (2002), with Tom Hanks and Paul Newman.
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.Craig became a household name when he was cast as the sixth actor to portray the fictional secret agent James Bond in the long-running Eon Productions film series.^ Long live Craig’s Bond.
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^ Long live James Bond!?

^ James Bond is not an actual name.
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.He made his début as the character in the 2006 film, Casino Royale, to critical acclaim, and was nominated for a BAFTA award.^ Member Reviews: Casino Royale (2006) .

^ Movie Review: Casino Royale (2006) .
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^ "Casino Royale" 2006, what a bore, one of the worst and boring film I have ever seen.
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[2]

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Early life

.Craig was born on Liverpool Road, Chester, Cheshire, England, the son of Olivia (née Williams), an art teacher, and Timothy John Wroughton Craig, who was the landlord of the pubs "Ring o' Bells" (in Frodsham) and "The Boot Inn"[3] and served as a midshipman in the Merchant Navy.^ He was born Daniel Wroughton Craig on the 11th of November, 1968, at 41, Liverpool Road, Chester.
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^ Craig's parentsan art teacher mother and a father in the Merchant Navy who went on to manage local pubs in the neighborhooddivorced when he was four years old.
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^ His father, Tim, was a former merchant seaman turned steel erector (later landlord of the Ring O'Bells in Frodsham, Cheshire), while his mother, Carol Olivia (called Olivia), was a teacher.
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Craig was brought up in Liverpool and on the Wirral, Merseyside.[4] He began acting in school plays at age six. Craig went to a primary school in Frodsham and Hoylake called Holy Trinity Primary School[citation needed]. .Craig moved to London when he was sixteen to join the National Youth Theatre after a brief stay at Calday.^ It's why he left school at 16 to join the National Youth Theatre in London, struggling to support himself with odd jobs in restaurant kitchens and as a waiter.
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^ Onstage, he appeared at the Royal National Theatre in the original London production of Angels In America, the fantastical, Pulitzer Prize-winning AIDS drama.
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^ Moving down to London, Craig worked to finance his seasons with the NYT, toiling mostly in restaurant kitchens and as a waiter.
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[3] .He and his older sister, Lea, attended Hilbre High School and Calday Grange Grammar School in West Kirby.^ Here, he attended Hilbre High School and played for Hoylake Rugby Club [4].
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^ At the age of 14 Craig played roles in 'Oliver', 'Romeo and Juliet', and 'Cinderella' at Hilbre High School in West Kirby, Wirral, UK. He left Hilbre High at 16 to audition at the National Youth Theatre's (NYT) troupe on their tour in Manchester in 1984.
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^ His parents split up in 1972, and young Daniel Craig was raised with his older sister, Lea, in Liverpool, then in Hoylake, Wirral, in the home of his mother.
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.He played for Hoylake Rugby Club.^ Here, he attended Hilbre High School and played for Hoylake Rugby Club [4].
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[5] .He attended the Guildhall School of Music and Drama at the Barbican and graduated in 1991 after three years of study under Colin McCormack.^ He trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, graduating in 1991, and his first major leading role on screen was a co-starring part in the 1996 BBC Television serial Our Friends in the North .
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^ At repeated auditions he admits to "failing miserably", but at last he was taken on by the renowned Guildhall School of Music and Drama at the Barbican, being tutored by the Royal Shakespeare Company and Royal Court stalwart Colin McCormack.
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^ These were hard times for Craig, but he was admittedly bitten by the acting bug and was determined to further himself by studying at London's prestigious Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
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Breakthrough

.An early starring role was as 'Geordie' in the BBC's 1996 drama Our Friends in the North, with early film roles being as Angelina Jolie's rival and love interest in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001), before appearing in Sam Mendes's movie Road to Perdition (2002), with Tom Hanks and Paul Newman.^ Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, VHS (2002) directed by Simon West .
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^ First Sam Mendes snapped him up to star alongside Tom Hanks and Paul Newman in Road To Perdition.
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^ Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, DVD (2001) directed by Simon West .
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.Other leading film roles include Sword of Honour (2001), The Mother (2003) with Anne Reid, Sylvia (2003) with Gwyneth Paltrow, Layer Cake (2004) with Sienna Miller, Enduring Love (2004) with Rhys Ifans, Steven Spielberg's Munich (2005) with Eric Bana, Infamous (2006), and The Golden Compass (2007).^ 'I was in Rome promoting Bond the other day and we got asked quite a few questions about The Golden Compass.
  • Daniel Craig: Agent provocateur | Film | The Observer 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Craig is really building quite a career for himself starring in a number of other non- Bond movies as well, including the upcoming Golden Compass .
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^ Finally, as Rod pointed out, Craig was already a very toned individual, evident in such films as Tomb Raider and Layer Cake.
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He recently starred in Defiance.

James Bond (2005–present)

.On 23 October 2005, Craig signed a five-film contract with EON Productions to portray James Bond.^ Daniel Craig is no James Bond.
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^ Daniel Craig has signed up to play James Bond in the next four films.

^ Thursday, November 23, 2006 Getaway catches up with the next James Bond, Daniel Craig, as he films Casino Royale in the glamorous city of Venice.

.He stated that he "was aware of the challenges" of the James Bond franchise which he considers "a big machine" that "makes a lot of money". He aimed at bringing more "emotional depth" to the character.^ James Bond more .
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^ "And the James Bond he writes is an emotional character; he's not just a robot.
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^ Jaws is best of James Bond characters .

[6] .Being born in 1968, Craig is the first actor to portray James Bond to be born after the Bond series already started, and Ian Fleming, the novels' writer, had died.^ By creating James Bond, Ian Fleming left me a legacy, and I treasure it as a writer.

^ Daniel Craig is no James Bond.
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^ But Daniel Craig makes me for the first time ever want to be James Bond.
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He is also the second actor to portray Bond true to the original character in Fleming's novels, i.e. a dark, moody, oftimes cruel individual, after Timothy Dalton.
.Although the choice of Craig was controversial, numerous actors publicly voiced their support.^ The first verdicts on Craig - who was a controversial choice to play the spy - have been gushing.
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.Most notably, four of the five actors who had previously portrayed Bond — Pierce Brosnan,[7] Timothy Dalton, Sean Connery, and Roger Moore — called his casting a good decision.^ Pierce brosnan was a great bond, so were connery and moore, Daniel Craig is an amazing bond as well.
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^ How can you put Sean Connery behind Roger Moore?
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^ Roger Moore fucking sucks at Bond.
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.Clive Owen, who had been linked to the role, also spoke in defence of Craig.^ I hated this guy in the beginning, especially due to disappointment of Clive Owen not getting the role, but the closer we get to the film the more I'm liking him as Bond.
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^ 'Quantum of Solace' star Daniel Craig revealed that it was a former 007, Pierce Brosnan, who convinced him to take on the role of James Bond.

^ Craig, who has been linked to Kate Moss and Sienna Miller in the past, insists he is thrilled to have someone to share his new-found success with.

[8]
.The first film, Casino Royale, premièred on 14 November 2006, and grossed a total of US$594,239,066 Worldwide, which makes the film the highest grossing Bond film.^ Casino Royale makes Bond a brute.

^ Casino Royale makes Bond different.

^ Casino Royale makes Bond imperfect.

[9]
.After the film was released, Craig's performance was highly acclaimed.^ It was that acclaimed performance that immediately put Craig at the top of Broccoli's list of possible Bond contenders.
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.Critic Paul Arendt of BBC Films,[10] Producer Barbara Broccoli also denied other rumours in an interview with Variety.^ By Rodney I’ve just learned that producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson are in final negotiations with CAA for director Sam Mendes to come on as a consultant to the 23rd James Bond film (as yet untitled).
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^ Actor Daniel Craig will star in 'Defiance' with Ed Zwick writing, directing, and producing film, according to Variety.

^ Producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli of EON Productions and MGM have hired 'Frost/Nixon' writer Peter Morgan, Neal Purvis and Robert Wade to write the script for the 23rd James Bond film.

[11]
Wax figure of Daniel Craig at Madame Tussauds, London.
.As production of Casino Royale reached its conclusion, producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli announced that pre-production work had already begun on the 22nd Bond film.^ Casino Royale was the best James Bond film?
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^ And in fact, this film picks up exactly 20 minutes from where Casino Royale left off, where the sinister Mr. White (Jesper Christensen) is shot and captured by Bond at Lake Como, Italy.
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^ I don’t think Michael or Barbara [respectively stepson and daughter of original Bond producer Cubby Broccoli] would mind me saying that the films are as close as you’ll get to making a Hollywood movie away from home, but the way it’s run is unique.
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.After several months of speculation as to the release date, Wilson and Broccoli officially announced on 20 July 2006 that the follow-up film, Quantum of Solace,[12] was to be released on 7 November 2008 and that Craig plays Bond with an option for a third film.^ Daniel Craig`s third outing as James Bond will be released in 3D .

^ Date: 20 December, 2006 .
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^ Quantum of Solace (2008) Casino Royale (2006) .
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[13] .On 25 October 2007, MGM CEO Harry Sloan revealed at the Forbes Meet II Conference that Craig had signed on for four more Bond films, through to Bond 25.^ Craig NOT going to be Bond four more times .

^ Daniel Craig has signed up to play James Bond in the next four films.

^ Daniel Craig beds just one Bond beauty in new film 'Quantum of Solace'.

[14]
.In 2006, Craig was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.^ Craig is also a former MVP in C#, which he had to give up when he joined Microsoft in May 2006.
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[15]
.On 12 June 2008, Craig sliced the top of one of his fingers off while filming Quantum of Solace.^ Member Reviews: Quantum of Solace (2008) .

^ Craig only beds one Bond babe in 'Quantum of Solace' .

^ Dural says on 13/Nov/08 Craig wears lifts in quantum of solace and Olga Kurylenko is 5'8" in reality.
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.The accident was the latest in a string of incidents surrounding the shoot, including a fire at one of the sets in Pinewood Studios, UK; a car crash that left the stunt driver in a serious condition; and an Aston Martin skidding off the roads in heavy rains while being transported to the set in northern Italy and plunging into Lake Garda.^ And in fact, this film picks up exactly 20 minutes from where Casino Royale left off, where the sinister Mr. White (Jesper Christensen) is shot and captured by Bond at Lake Como, Italy.
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^ Bond 22 is set to begin shooting in December at London's venerable Pinewood Studios, with Daniel Craig set to once again play the iconic British superspy.

^ UK. Solace picks up where last year's Casino Royale left off, with Daniel Craig reprising his role as the blond Bond.

.Craig describes his portrayal of Bond as an antihero: “The question I keep asking myself while playing the role is, ‘Am I the good guy or just a bad guy who works for the good side?’ Bond’s role, after all, is that of an assassin when you come down to it.^ I don't mind you asking all these questions (keep them coming by all means) but...
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^ I enjoyed all of the bond films(good and bad).
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^ Daniel Craig doesn't just play James Bond.
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.I have never played a role in which someone’s dark side shouldn’t be explored.^ And, yes, how can you say that Craig is "never Bond and never will be Bond" if you haven't even seen him play the role.
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.I don’t think it should be confusing by the end of the movie, but during the movie you should be questioning who he is.”[16] Craig also states that his favourite previous Bond actor was Sean Connery, but says, "I'd never copy somebody else.^ Craig is the first bad-ass Bond since Sean Connery.
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^ Bond bosses silent on actor Craig.
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^ Daniel Craig : I would never do that because I'd never copy somebody else.
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.I would never do an impression of anybody else or try and improve on what they did.^ I would never do an impression of anybody else or try and improve on what they did.
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^ You'd think someone would have gone, "Uhhhhh… Bond never says that…" But they didn't because this isn't a film about James Bond, this is a film about the MAKING of James Bond.
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^ I know they try to portray the bond-character more accurately, but would Bond ever have become as popular as it is with this kind of lead and attitude?
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That would be a pointless exercise for me".[17]

Other projects

In 1999 Craig starred as Richard in a TV drama called Shockers: The Visitor. .In 2007, Craig moved on to portraying the character of Lord Asriel in The Golden Compass, the film adaptation of Philip Pullman's novel.^ Starring: Nicole Kidman, Dakota Blue Richards, Sam Elliott, Eva Green, Daniel Craig Directors: Chris Weitz, Bob Shaye Based on author Philip Pullman's bestselling and award-winning novel, The Golden Compass tells the first story in Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy.
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^ Craig is really building quite a career for himself starring in a number of other non- Bond movies as well, including the upcoming Golden Compass .
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^ Although the film has received a boycott by a U.S. Catholic group, fans of Philip Pullman's acclaimed novel are now complaining filmmakers toned down some of the more controversial religious elements.

[18] .Eva Green, who played Bond girl Vesper Lynd in Casino Royale, also starred in the film, although she did not appear in any scenes with Craig.^ Casino Royale makes Bond a brute.

^ Casino Royale makes Bond different.

^ Casino Royale makes Bond imperfect.

.In a stage version of the book, Asriel had previously been played by Timothy Dalton, one of Craig's predecessors in the role of James Bond.^ Even when Timothy Dalton played the title character, James Bond was still awesome.” .
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^ Daniel Craig finds playing James Bond 'hilarious'.

^ Timothy Dalton was my absolute favorite Bond, now it´s Craig.
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.In early 2001, Craig expressed an interest in being a part of the Star Trek franchise, professing his love of the series to the World Entertainment News Network and a desire to have a "stint in the TV show or a film.^ Just accept this, Craig is the early 21st century James Bond, and a model for those new Bonds to come in the future.
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^ London - New Agent 007 Daniel Craig was hailed as 'the best Bond yet' by the British media Wednesday following the world premiere of Casino Royale.

^ This is evidence that the Bond franchise should let other films deal with such serious questions, and you should just deal with another Bond film.

It's been a secret ambition of mine for years."[19] .On 16 March 2007, Craig made a cameo appearance as himself in a sketch with Catherine Tate who appeared in the guise of her character Elaine Figgis from The Catherine Tate Show.^ I have to agree with James Stein, Connery and Craig played Bond as a dangerous killer who could mingle with the rich and powerful and appear to fit in.
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^ Craig, who is best known for taking over the role of James Bond ( Casino Royale ), appears to have a burgeoning penchant for playing Jewish badasses (witness: Munich ).

^ Craig would appear as a fellow inmate, garrulous and strange, who attempts to befriend Brody.
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The sketch was made for the BBC Red Nose Day 2007 fundraising program.[20]
.In 2008's Defiance, he played Tuvia Bielski, a Jewish resistance fighter in the woods of Belarus during World War II who saved 1,200 people.^ Based on an extraordinary true story, DEFIANCE is an epic tale of family, honor, vengeance and salvation in World War II. The year is 1941 and the Jews of Eastern Europe are being massacred by the thousands.
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^ I made “Defiance”, a World War II film, last year with director Edward Zwick and alongside Liev Schreiber and Jamie Bell, which was one of those roles that just got plumly offered to me.
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^ Some of the worlds great hero's are black people like the subway superhero and the men who saved reginald Denny, Nelson Mandella, Martin Luther King so why doesn't fantasy fucking represent that?
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.The shot in Casino Royale of Craig sporting swimming trunks, has often topped many sexiest male celebrity polls,[21] and in 2009 Del Monte Foods launched an ice pop molded to resemble Craig emerging from the sea.^ The actor’s sculpted body shot to fame when he emerged from the sea in his clinging swimming trunks in Casino Royale.
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^ Dame Judi Dench rewarded her 'Casino Royale' co-star Daniel Craig with a classic British snack after they finished shooting the movie.

^ UK Hottie James Bond star Daniel Craig has said the upcoming 007 film Casino Royale the most violent to date.

[22]
Craig co-starred with Hugh Jackman, in a limited engagement of the play A Steady Rain, on Broadway at the Schoenfeld Theatre, which opened in previews on September 10, 2009 and closed on December 6, 2009.[23]

Personal life

Craig with producer Michael G. Wilson in June 2006.
.In 1992, Craig married Scottish actress Fiona Loudon, with whom he has a daughter, Ella.^ Having met and married Scottish actress Fiona Loudon (they were both 24), 1992 saw him become a father for the first time, his wife bearing him a daughter, Ella.
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.However, the marriage ended in a divorce in 1994.[24] After his divorce he was in a seven-year relationship with German actress Heike Makatsch and is currently in a relationship with film producer Satsuki Mitchell.^ I live with somebody [producer Satsuki Mitchell], so all my energy goes into our relationship."
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^ New James Bond Daniel Craig is dating American film producer Satsuki Mitchell.

.Craig had to quit smoking and hire a personal trainer to prepare for the role of James Bond.^ Daniel Craig is no James Bond.
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^ Daniel Craig thinks James Bond should quit .
  • 9 Reasons Daniel Craig is the Worst James Bond Ever | Buzz Pirates 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.buzzpirates.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I have to agree with James Stein, Connery and Craig played Bond as a dangerous killer who could mingle with the rich and powerful and appear to fit in.
  • Daniel Craig Returning as James Bond in 4 More Films! « FirstShowing.net 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.firstshowing.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[25] .He is an avid video game player and was excited to have a Quantum of Solace video game released.^ A-Team, Quantum of Solace get release dates .

^ Quantum of Solace , the newest James Bond movie staring Daniel Craig, is set to open next Friday and I can’t say I am very excited about it.
  • 9 Reasons Daniel Craig is the Worst James Bond Ever | Buzz Pirates 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.buzzpirates.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Maybe half of Quantum of Solace involves the use of Global Positioning Systems, or maybe Bond's new car has (gasp) A DVD PLAYER!!
  • Daniel Craig Returning as James Bond in 4 More Films! « FirstShowing.net 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.firstshowing.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In October 2008, Craig paid £4 million for an apartment close to Regent's Park, London.^ Daniel Craig's BASE PAY is $2,821,995 (1.5 million) We have no idea what he will be getting paid in bonuses.

[26]
.Craig supported Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential election.^ Daniel Craig, an outspoken Barack Obama supporter despite not being a U.S. citizen, thinks it might be time for a black James Bond.
  • The Superficial - Daniel Craig has lost his mind 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC thesuperficial.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Craig, the first blond Bond, told the British press, "After Barack Obama's victory, I think we might have reached the moment for a coloured 007.
  • The Superficial - Daniel Craig has lost his mind 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC thesuperficial.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[27]

Filmography

Year Film Role Notes
1992 The Power of One Sgt. Botha, a.k.a. The Judge
1993 Zorro Lt Hidalgo Two episodes of a US TV series filmed in Madrid.
1993 Sharpe's Eagle Lt. Berry Television Drama
1995 A Kid in King Arthur's Court Master Kane
1996 Kiss And Tell Matt Kearney TV Film
1996 The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders James "Jemmy" Seagrave Television Drama
Our Friends in the North George "Geordie" Peacock Television Drama: 8 Episodes
1997 Obsession – Besessene Seelen John McHale
The Ice House D.S. Andy McLoughlin TV Mystery/Drama from the novel by Minette Walters
1998 Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon George Dyer Edinburgh International Film Festival Award for Best British Performance
Love and Rage James Lynchehaun
Elizabeth John Ballard
1999 The Trench Sgt. Telford Winter Nominated — British Independent Film Award for Best Actor
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Daredevils of the Desert Schiller
2000 Some Voices Ray British Independent Film Award for Best Actor
Hotel Splendide Ronald Blanche
I Dreamed of Africa Declan Fielding
2001 Lara Croft: Tomb Raider Alex West
Sword of Honour Guy Crouchback
2002 Copenhagen Werner Heisenberg Television Drama (Stage Adaptation)
Ten Minutes Older: The Cello Cecil
Road to Perdition Connor Rooney
2003 Sylvia Ted Hughes
The Mother Darren Nominated — British Independent Film Award for Best Actor
Nominated - European Film Awards Audience Award for Best Actor
Nominated - London Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor
2004 Layer Cake XXXX Nominated - Empire Award for Best Actor
Nominated - European Film Awards Audience Award for Best Actor also for Enduring Love
Enduring Love Joe Nominated - European Film Awards Audience Award for Best Actor also for Layer Cake
2005 Munich Steve
Archangel Christopher Kelso Television Drama
Fateless American Soldier
The Jacket Rudy Mackenzie
2006 Casino Royale James Bond Empire Award for Best Actor
Evening Standard British Film Awards Award for Best Actor
Nominated - BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated - Saturn Award for Best Actor
Renaissance Barthélémy Karas Voice role
Infamous Perry Smith Nominated - Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male
2007 The Golden Compass Lord Asriel
The Invasion Ben Driscoll
2008 Flashbacks of a Fool Joe Scot Also Executive Producer
Quantum of Solace James Bond Nominated - Empire Award for Best Actor
Defiance Tuvia Bielski
2010 I, Lucifer Lucifer on hold
2011 The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn Red Rackham post-production[28]
Cowboys & Aliens Zeke Jackson pre-production
Bond 23 James Bond pre-production
Dream House in production

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External links


Quotes

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From Wikiquote

.Daniel Wroughton Craig (born 2 March 1968) is a BAFTA-nominated British actor best known as the sixth actor to portray secret agent James Bond in the official film series from EON Productions.^ More products on Daniel Craig » .
  • Daniel Craig - Ask.com 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.ask.com [Source type: General]

^ Pierce Brosnan is the best James Bond on the other hand Daniel Craig is ok as james bond ,So he will be a so- so bond !!!
  • Daniel Craig Returning as James Bond in 4 More Films! « FirstShowing.net 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.firstshowing.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Daniel Craig has refused to wear tight swimwear in a James Bond film again.

.He made his debut as the character on 14 November 2006, in the 21st official Bond film, Casino Royale, to much critical acclaim.^ Casino Royale makes Bond a brute.

^ By Kellvin Chavez on November 14, 2006 .
  • News: Interview: Daniel Craig Talks Casino Royale! | Latino Review 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.latinoreview.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Casino Royale makes Bond different.

Unsourced

.
  • I go through life thinking it's all going to end tomorrow.
  • I don't believe in self-promotion, really I can't be arsed.
  • I always wanted to be an actor.^ It's a really hard process to go through.
    • Daniel Craig Defiance Interview 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.girl.com.au [Source type: General]

    ^ "I go through life thinking it's all going to end tomorrow."
    • Daniel Craig 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.squidoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ "I always wanted to be an actor.
    • Daniel Craig 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.squidoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .I had the arrogance to believe I couldn't be anything else.
  • As far as I'm concerned, I want to be nowhere else.^ I had the arrogance to believe I couldn't be anything else.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ As far as I'm concerned, I want to be nowhere else.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    .It's difficult in film because everybody wants to make a safe bet with roles.^ It's difficult in film because everybody wants to make a safe bet with roles.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]
    • Daniel Craig 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.squidoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ It's because they want to make a good film.

    ^ You'd think someone would have gone, "Uhhhhh… Bond never says that…" But they didn't because this isn't a film about James Bond, this is a film about the MAKING of James Bond.
    • Daniel Craig Returning as James Bond in 4 More Films! « FirstShowing.net 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.firstshowing.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .But if you are going to do stuff then you should be getting strong reactions.^ But if you are going to do stuff then you should be getting strong reactions.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]
    • Daniel Craig 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.squidoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Go back to all the stuff happened before about criticism to be the Bond, you used that to feel the movie and make it a better film.
    • News: Interview: Daniel Craig Talks Casino Royale! | Latino Review 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.latinoreview.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ "Everybody wants to make a safe bet with roles," he once said "But if you're going to do stuff then you should be getting strong reactions.
    • Daniel Craig - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.talktalk.co.uk [Source type: General]

    .I don't want audiences to be going, "Yeah, that's all right."
  • It's something else.^ I want an audience to go away asking those questions and hopefully they'll continue asking those questions into the next movie we do.
    • Daniel Craig Quantum of Solace Interview 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.femail.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ I don't want audiences to be going, 'Yeah, that's all right.'"
    • Daniel Craig 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.squidoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ I don’t want to see Brad Bitt as Thor at all.
    • Daniel Craig Turns Down Thor | The Movie Blog 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.themovieblog.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    I'm speechless. .I've just got to step up to the plate and deal with it.^ I've just got to step up to the plate and deal with it.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    .I had a confidence about it but then that's because of the people around me who made me feel good about it.^ I had a confidence about it but then that's because of the people around me who made me feel good about it.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ "I guess because I'd just never thought about it, and the way they made their movieswhile I thought they were great fantasy films, I never pictured myself doing [them].
    • Cigar Aficionado | People Profile | Daniel Craig 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.cigaraficionado.com [Source type: General]

    ^ This story in itself I found so inspiring because it was about the way that people survived this situation and when they stopped fighting.
    • Daniel Craig Interview, Defiance - MoviesOnline 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.moviesonline.ca [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Interview: Daniel Craig for ‘Defiance” 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC screencrave.com [Source type: General]

    .I knew positively on Monday.^ I knew positively on Monday.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    .I was in Baltimore when I took the call.^ I was in Baltimore when I took the call.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    .My first reaction was I needed a drink.
  • I hate handguns.^ My first reaction was I needed a drink.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ This is the first time in years I watched the whole telecast (with the 5 minute exception when the Samoyeds needed a bathroom break), and hopefully my ramblings were semi-entertaining.
    • Daniel Craig « The Reel Deal 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.juneaublogger.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Handguns are used to shoot people and as long as they are around, people will shoot each other.^ Handguns are used to shoot people and as long as they are around, people will shoot each other.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ These movies are an amazing experience to shoot and they're an amazing experience to work with the people I work with.
    • Daniel Craig Quantum of Solace Interview 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.femail.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    That's a simple fact. .I've seen a bullet wound and it was a mess.^ I've seen a bullet wound and it was a mess.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    It was on a shoot and it scared me. .Bullets have a nasty habit of finding their target and that's what's scary about them.
  • If I went onto the Internet and started looking at what some people were saying about me - which, sadly, I have done - it would drive me insane.^ Bullets have a nasty habit of finding their target and that's what's scary about them.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Entertainment Weekly magazine] If I went onto the Internet and started looking at what some people were saying about me - which, sadly, I have done - it would drive me insane.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Yeah, yeah, some people will say "blasphemy!
    • Daniel Craig Returning as James Bond in 4 More Films! « FirstShowing.net 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.firstshowing.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    • Interview with Entertainment Weekly magazine.

On James Bond

.
  • I kind of feel that if you look at the track record of most Bonds - I mean Sean Connery obviously defined the part, and even he struggled for a while to get rid of the mantle.^ I kind of feel that if you look at the track record of most Bonds - I mean Sean Connery obviously defined the part, and even he struggled for a while to get rid of the mantle.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Obviously Sean Connery tops the list.
    • Daniel Craig Returning as James Bond in 4 More Films! « FirstShowing.net 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.firstshowing.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Sean Connery is the definitive Bond.
    • Daniel Craig Returning as James Bond in 4 More Films! « FirstShowing.net 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.firstshowing.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .That's the pitfall and it could happen to me.^ That's the pitfall and it could happen to me.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    .I've been working so hard, for however long it is I've been doing this, to try and stick to doing stuff I totally believe in and that would be wiped out.^ I've been working so hard, for however long it is I've been doing this, to try and stick to doing stuff I totally believe in and that would be wiped out.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ What you’re doing seems to be working so I would stick with it.
    • Daniel Craig Workout - The Original & Ultimate » Rod Collins 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.rodcollins.com [Source type: General]

    ^ The fact that nobody did would've been totally strange, but there were major pockets of resistance everywhere.
    • Daniel Craig Defiance Interview 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.girl.com.au [Source type: General]

    .I thought, God, this is all right: I'm doing what I want to do.^ I thought, God, this is all right: I'm doing what I want to do.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Somewhere inside Bond he believes he is doing the right thing even though he kills people all the time!
    • The name's Craig, Daniel Craig | Herald Sun 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.heraldsun.com.au [Source type: General]

    ^ I want to make the audience believe that it's all going to go wrong and then when it goes right it's much more exciting.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    .And that was a huge weight off my shoulders.
  • I just wanted to see him make a few mistakes.^ And that was a huge weight off my shoulders.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I just cant see him as 5 foot 9.
    • Daniel Craig Height - how tall 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.celebheights.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ I just wanted to see him [James Bond] make a few mistakes.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    .I want to make the audience believe that it's all going to go wrong and then when it goes right it's much more exciting.^ I want to make the audience believe that it's all going to go wrong and then when it goes right it's much more exciting.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I wanted to do as much of the action work as I could, so that the audience can see it's me and it's real.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I now feel much more pumped up about the idea of taking this on somewhere and its going to be interesting.
    • News: Interview: Daniel Craig Talks Casino Royale! | Latino Review 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.latinoreview.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Every day you pick up an injury and you're battered and bruised.^ Every day you pick up an injury and you're battered and bruised.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ You can absolutely do this routine every day.
    • Daniel Craig Workout - The Original & Ultimate » Rod Collins 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.rodcollins.com [Source type: General]

    ^ You're sick every morning.
    • A Peek Inside Daniel Craig's Pants - Daniel Craig - Jezebel 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC jezebel.com [Source type: General]

    .If you're not physically fit then it's difficult to get through.^ If you're not physically fit then it's difficult to get through.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I take, you know, you have a holiday and you have two weeks, they’re kind of easy books to pick up and just plow through.
    • The Golden Compass | Cannes Interview: Daniel Craig | His Dark Materials | BridgeToTheStars.Net 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.bridgetothestars.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ It's when things are unclear and when you don't know what you're doing--that's when things are difficult.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    I'm a Bond fan. .If I go and see a Bond movie there are certain things I think should be in it.^ But there may not be a perfect Bond movie!!!
    • Daniel Craig Returning as James Bond in 4 More Films! « FirstShowing.net 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.firstshowing.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ If I go and see a Bond movie there are certain things I think should be in it.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ There should be a black and white bond!!!
    • The Superficial - Daniel Craig has lost his mind 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC thesuperficial.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .And they're there.^ And they're there.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ They're like families are, sitting there and shouting at each other.
    • Daniel Craig Defiance Interview 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.girl.com.au [Source type: General]

    ^ But it's a Bond movie and I think all the subtleties are there which you see: the music, the style, the whole thing, they're classically Bond.
    • Daniel Craig Quantum of Solace Interview 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.femail.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    We've got them in spades. .Nobody knows more than I do how important this is, and it's my job to get it right.
  • I didn't expect this backlash.^ Nobody knows more than I do how important this is, and it's my job to get it right.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Nobody is more aware of the responsibility for this than me.

    ^ Bond fans] I didn't expect this backlash.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    .You take it in, you can't help it.^ You take it in, you can't help it.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    .I've been trying to give 110 per cent since the beginning but after all the fuss, maybe I started giving 115 per cent.
  • I hope it's going to be liberating.^ I hope it's going to be liberating.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I've been trying to give 110% since the beginning, but after all the fuss, maybe I started giving 115%.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ "I've been giving 110 percent from the very beginning, and maybe now after all this criticism, I'm trying to give 115 percent .
    • Cigar Aficionado | People Profile | Daniel Craig 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.cigaraficionado.com [Source type: General]

    .I'm not putting any negative spin on this because to be typecast as James Bond is a very high-class problem for an actor, and I'm certainly going to try to get as much out of it as I can.^ He's just not going to be James Bond.
    • The Superficial - Daniel Craig has lost his mind 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC thesuperficial.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ My James Bond is high camp.

    ^ I'm not putting any negative spin on this because to be typecast as James Bond is a very high-class problem for an actor, and I'm certainly going to try to get as much out of it as I can.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    .Of course I am always going to think about whether it is going to limit what I do.^ Of course I am always going to think about whether it is going to limit what I do.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ The movie runs at 2:10 at the moment and I think that we have to have that, we have to tie everything up in the movie so there are always scenes that go, always there has to be.
    • News: Interview: Daniel Craig Talks Casino Royale! | Latino Review 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.latinoreview.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Certainly no one is thinking about it just at the moment and we're going to give it a rest for the moment.
    • Daniel Craig Interview, Defiance - MoviesOnline 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.moviesonline.ca [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .I plan for it not to, but if it does, I'll approach that problem when it comes.
  • I wanted to do as much of the action work as I could, so that the audience can see it's me and it's real.^ I wanted to do as much of the action work as I could, so that the audience can see it's me and it's real.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I plan for it not to, but if it does, I'll approach that problem when it comes.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ It's a small thing I've been working on for years, but it's just something that I really want to do [laughs].
    • Daniel Craig Interview, Defiance - MoviesOnline 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.moviesonline.ca [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .I feel like I became a sportsman of sorts, and that meant acquiring injuries and carrying on and bashing through to the next level of pain.^ After that, every lyric sounded like it was the Cookie Monster yelling in my ear, and I started feeling really shitty, but I had to play through the set.
    • Daniel Craig Is Injured But Hot - injured - Jezebel 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC jezebel.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I don't like try to visualize it I just sort of think okay what does this feel like?
    • News: Interview: Daniel Craig Talks Casino Royale! | Latino Review 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.latinoreview.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Although the stunt team did fantastic work to make sure that everything was as safe as possible, if you don't get bruised playing Bond, you're not doing it properly.^ It's when things are unclear and when you don't know what you're doing--that's when things are difficult.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ If you're not doing that you're kind of failing.
    • Daniel Craig Defiance Interview 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.girl.com.au [Source type: General]

    ^ Although the stunt team did fantastic work to make sure that everything was as safe as possible, if you don't get bruised playing Bond, you're not doing it properly.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    .I had black eyes, I had cuts, I was bruised, I had muscle strains, and I took a lot of painkillers.^ I had black eyes, I had cuts, I was bruised, I had muscle strains, and I took a lot of painkillers.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    But it was part of the job. .As much as I was hurt, the stuntmen were in much more pain.
  • I was affected by it - of course I was.^ As much as I was hurt, the stuntmen were in much more pain.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Of course, Paltrow's efforts would be more showy, but Craig's were more powerful, containing much of Hughes' famed charisma.
    • Daniel Craig - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.talktalk.co.uk [Source type: General]

    .What bothered me was that I was being criticized before I had done the work.^ What bothered me was that I was being criticized before I had done the work.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    .I wasn't going to get into an argument with these people, so my only response was, 'See the movie and then you have the right to criticize, but first see what I am trying to do.'^ I wasn't going to get into an argument with these people, so my only response was, 'See the movie and then you have the right to criticize, but first see what I am trying to do.'
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ And you could still go and see it.
    • The Golden Compass | Cannes Interview: Daniel Craig | His Dark Materials | BridgeToTheStars.Net 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.bridgetothestars.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ To those of you puzzled by this strange behavior from seemingly sensible people, these are the reasons why: .
    • Daniel Craig - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC uncyclopedia.wikia.com [Source type: Original source]

    .It strengthened my resolve.^ It strengthened my resolve.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ That strengthened my resolve and just throw the computer away and don't look on the internet, that is the best thing you can do.
    • News: Interview: Daniel Craig Talks Casino Royale! | Latino Review 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.latinoreview.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .I was hurt by it, but it just made me try harder.^ I was hurt by it, but it just made me try harder.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ What I tried to achieve was just making a movie people will want to go and see, and I think we have made a great movie.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    The pressure was there. .I know a lot of people feel very passionate about the Bond movies, but so do I, so I just got on with it.^ I know a lot of people feel very passionate about the Bond movies, but so do I, so I just got on with it.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ It's nice to get that stuff and to encourage people I know with a lot of talent to just get on with it.
    • Daniel Craig Interview, Defiance - MoviesOnline 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.moviesonline.ca [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ He’s got a lot of energy and desire and feels very passionately about what he writes about.
    • The Golden Compass | Cannes Interview: Daniel Craig | His Dark Materials | BridgeToTheStars.Net 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.bridgetothestars.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .What I tried to achieve was just making a movie people will want to go and see, and I think we have made a great movie.^ What I tried to achieve was just making a movie people will want to go and see, and I think we have made a great movie.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ People go to the bathroom and shop for food too- I dont want to see that in a Bond movie.
    • Daniel Craig Returning as James Bond in 4 More Films! « FirstShowing.net 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.firstshowing.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ But people should go and see it because it's a wonderful movie.'
    • Daniel Craig: Agent provocateur | Film | The Observer 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

    .One of the things I was criticized for was that I looked like a bad guy, but I was happy with that because I think true good guys have to step into the dark side to do their job.^ He looks more like a Budweiser guy.
    • 9 Reasons Daniel Craig is the Worst James Bond Ever | Buzz Pirates 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.buzzpirates.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ One of the things I was criticized for was that I looked like a bad guy, but I was happy with that because I think true good guys have to step into the dark side to do their job.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Nevertheless, things were looking good for Daniel.
    • Daniel Craig - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.talktalk.co.uk [Source type: General]

    .I wanted people to question Bond's morals and his judgment.
  • Sean Connery set and defined the character.^ Sean Connery is the definitive Bond.
    • Daniel Craig Returning as James Bond in 4 More Films! « FirstShowing.net 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.firstshowing.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Actor Daniel Craig assumes the role formerly occupied by such screen greats as Sean Connery, Roger Moore, and Timothy Dalton to set out on the character's very ...
    • Daniel Craig Movies (Used, New, Hard-to-Find) - Alibris 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.alibris.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ "So far I'm quite impressed with Craig as Bond, but he still doesn't beat Roger Moore or even Sean Connery."
    • Daniel Craig Returning as James Bond in 4 More Films! « FirstShowing.net 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.firstshowing.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .He did something extraordinary with that role.^ He did something extraordinary with that role.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    .He was bad, sexy, animalistic and stylish, and it is because of him I am here today.^ He was bad, sexy, animalistic and stylish, and it is because of him I am here today.
    • Daniel Craig (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Comments Our favorite sexy British spy returns to the big screen today, and we can't wait to see him again.
    • Daniel Craig || Jaunted 19 January 2010 9:54 UTC www.jaunted.com [Source type: General]

    I wanted Sean Connery's approval and he sent me messages of support, which meant a lot to me.

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[[File:|thumb|right|Daniel Craig]] Daniel Craig (born 2 March 1968) is an English television and movie actor, and a film producer. He is the latest actor to play James Bond.


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