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Michael Craig (born Michael Francis Gregson; 27 January 1928) is a British actor, known for his work in film and television in both the United Kingdom and Australia. Craig was born in Poona, Maharashtra, British India, the son of Donald Gregson, a captain in the 3rd Indian Cavalry. He came to England with his family when aged three, and went to Canada when he was ten. At sixteen he joined the Merchant Navy. In 1949 he made his stage debut in Repertory at Farnham, Surrey. His stage appearances include the lead role in Trying at the Finborough Theatre in 2008.

He started his film career in 1950 as an extra, gaining his first speaking part in 1953 in Malta Story. Craig's film appearances include: Campbell's Kingdom (1957), The Silent Enemy (1958), Sapphire (1959), Doctor in Love (1960), The Iron Maiden (1962), Modesty Blaise (1966), Turkey Shoot (1982) and Appointment with Death (1988).

His television credits include Arthur of the Britons (1973), The Emigrants (1976), Rush (1976), The Professionals (1980), Shoestring (1980), Triangle (1981–83), Tales of the Unexpected (1982), Robin of Sherwood (1986), Doctor Who (in the serial Terror of the Vervoids 1986), the Australian series G. P. (1989–95), Brides of Christ (1991), Grass Roots (2000) and Always Greener (2003).

He is the father of Jessica Gregson, Michael and Stephen Gregson, brother of Richard Gregson and thus uncle of Natasha Gregson Wagner. In 2005 he released his autobiography "The Smallest Giant: An Actors Tale".

Description above from the Wikipedia article Michael Craig (actor), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Michael Craig (born Michael Francis Gregson; 27 January 1928) is a British actor, known for his work in film and television in both the United Kingdom and Australia. Craig was born in Poona, Maharashtra, British India, the son of Donald Gregson, a captain in the 3rd Indian Cavalry. He came to England with his family when aged three, and went to Canada when he was ten. At sixteen he joined the Merchant Navy. In 1949 he made his stage debut in Repertory at Farnham, Surrey. His stage appearances include the lead role in Trying at the Finborough Theatre in 2008.

He started his film career in 1950 as an extra, gaining his first speaking part in 1953 in Malta Story. Craig's film appearances include: Campbell's Kingdom (1957), The Silent Enemy (1958), Sapphire (1959), Doctor in Love (1960), The Iron Maiden (1962), Modesty Blaise (1966), Turkey Shoot (1982) and Appointment with Death (1988).

His television credits include Arthur of the Britons (1973), The Emigrants (1976), Rush (1976), The Professionals (1980), Shoestring (1980), Triangle (1981–83), Tales of the Unexpected (1982), Robin of Sherwood (1986), Doctor Who (in the serial Terror of the Vervoids 1986), the Australian series G. P. (1989–95), Brides of Christ (1991), Grass Roots (2000) and Always Greener (2003).

He is the father of Jessica Gregson, Michael and Stephen Gregson, brother of Richard Gregson and thus uncle of Natasha Gregson Wagner. In 2005 he released his autobiography "The Smallest Giant: An Actors Tale".

Description above from the Wikipedia article Michael Craig (actor), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 58

Birthday 1928-01-27

Place of Birth Poona, Maharashtra, British India

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2005 The Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant (2 episodes)
2004 Second Time Around (0 episodes)
1988 Appointment with Death as Lord Peel
1985 Hot Resort as Bo Bo
1984 Robin of Sherwood (2 episodes)
1982 Turkey Shoot as Charles Thatcher
1981 Triangle (78 episodes)
1979 Shoestring (1 episode)
1979 Tales of the Unexpected (1 episode)
1978 The Irishman as Paddy Doolan
1976 The Fourth Wish as Dr. Richardson
1976 Per amore as Alberto Reggiani
1975 Inn of the Damned as Paul Melford
1975 Ride a Wild Pony as James Ellison
1974 Second Time Around (UK) (13 episodes) as Harry
1973 The Vault of Horror as Maitland (segment 4 "Bargain in Death")
1972 Arthur of the Britons (1 episode)
1972 Story of a Girl Alone as Luis
1971 A Town Called Bastard as Paco
1971 The Fourth Victim as Arthur Anderson
1971 The Hotel in Amsterdam
1970 Rendezvous with Dishonor as Colonel Stephen Mallory
1970 Shadows of Fear (1 episode)
1970 Country Dance as Douglas Dow
1970 Lola as Daddy
1969 The Royal Hunt of the Sun as Estete
1968 Star! as Sir Anthony Spencer
1966 Modesty Blaise as Paul Hagan
1965 Life at the Top as Mark
1965 Sandra as Andrew Dawson
1963 Doctor Who (4 episodes)
1963 Stolen Hours as Dr. John Carmody
1963 The Iron Maiden as Jack Hopkins
1962 Conquered City as Captain Robert Elliott
1962 Life for Ruth as John Harris
1962 A Pair of Briefs
1961 Mysterious Island as Capt. Cyrus Harding
1961 No, My Darling Daughter as Thomas Barclay
1961 Payroll as Johnny Mellors
1960 Doctor in Love as Dr Richard Hare
1960 Cone of Silence as Capt. Hugh Dallas
1960 The Angry Silence as Joe Wallace
1959 Sapphire as Inspector Phil Learoyd
1959 Upstairs and Downstairs as Richard Barry
1959 Life In Emergency Ward 10
1958 Sea of Sand as Cpt Cotton
1958 Nor the Moon by Night as Rusty
1958 The Silent Enemy as Leading Seaman Knowles
1957 Campbell's Kingdom as Boy Bladen
1957 High Tide at Noon as Nils
1956 House of Secrets as Larry Ellis / Steve Chancellor (dec.)
1956 Eyewitness as Jay
1956 Yield to the Night as Jim Lancaster
1956 The Black Tent as Sheikh Faris
1955 Passage Home as Burton
1954 The Embezzler as Dr. Forrest

Writing

1981 The Killing of Angel Street Screenplay
1976 The Fourth Wish Writer

Creator

1976 The Outsiders (AU) Creator

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