Named Comedian of the Year by the American Comedy Awards, Craig performed to over two million people last year alone. His Comedy Central special has been voted by viewers as one of the network’s “Top 20” stand-up specials of all time.
Craig’s feature film credits include Pleasantville (as the narrator), the box office hit Scream 2, his role co-starring role opposite Patrick Stewart in Safe House and his starring role opposite Daryl Hannah as her love interest in Dark Honeymoon. Craig won Best Supporting Actor at the 2007 Elevate Film Festival. His own film The Lovemaster (with Farrah Fawcett), won “Best Film” honors at the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival.
Craig’s small screen credits include co-hosting duties on HBO’s Comic Relief 2006, roles on numerous prime time series, and he was actually Joy Behar’s first guest in her comedy corner on ABC’s The View.
As a scribe, Craig most recently wrote, produced and starred in Totally Baked: A Pot-u-mentary, a movie which was conceived from his own son asking if he had ever smoked marijuana. The film was distributed by Universal in 2008. Craig’s writing credits also include ABC’s Just The Ten of Us, and Real Funny. He also wrote and starred in the critically acclaimed one-man show, Who’s Your Daddy? at the Coronet Theater.
Inspired by his children, Craig has also published two hit children’s books, now in their third printing, entitled “What You Have Now…What Your Daddy Had Then” and “What You Have Now… What Your Mommy Had Then.”
Additionally, Craig has had his own nationally syndicated radio show, which after only ten months on the air, won the prestigious Communicator Award “Crystal” prize. Two of Craig’s bits were made it to the Top 35 list on XM Radio, with “Playing Army” ranking #1. His “Lovemaster” routine was voted Most Popular Comedy on XM Radio’s Big Schtick Awards.
Craig began his career in Philly where he honed his comedy and characters winning the Best of Philly Award while still tending bar. As a voiceover artist, Craig’s dead-on impression of Don Knotts was featured in the film Pleasantville which he also narrated and has voiced many hit animated series including Teamo Supremo, Monsters, and I M Weasel.
In 2004, Craig opened a comedy compound and retail outlet inspired by his nonprofit organization LaughterHeals.org.. The Laughter Store (www.thelaughterstore.com) is a place to find all things funny – pranks & gags, CDs, books, DVDs – anything to make you laugh!
Craig’s new stand-up DVD, The Lovemaster… Unzipped was released on Universal worldwide in 2008.
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