Person Details

Birthday: 1928-01-27 13:27:22

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Poona, Maharashtra, British India

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Movie Involvements: 45

TV Involvements: 2


Most Famous Work

Biography

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. ​

Most Famous Work

Robin of Sherwood
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8

Robin of Sherwood

(1984) The Earl of Huntingdon
Mysterious Island
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6

Mysterious Island

(1961) Capt. Cyrus Harding
Appointment with Death
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6

Appointment with Death

(1988) Lord Peel
Yield to the Night
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7

Yield to the Night

(1956) Jim Lancaster
Turkey Shoot
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6

Turkey Shoot

(1982) Charles Thatcher
The Vault of Horror
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6

The Vault of Horror

(1973) Maitland (segment 4 "Bargain in Death")
Sapphire
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7

Sapphire

(1959) Inspector Phil Learoyd
The Angry Silence
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7

The Angry Silence

(1960) Joe Wallace

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2008 N/A
2005 N/A
2004 N/A
1988 Lord Peel
1986 Commodore Travers
1985 Bo Bo
1984 The Earl of Huntingdon
1982 Charles Thatcher
1981 N/A
1979 N/A
N/A
1978 Paddy Doolan
1976 Dr. Richardson
Alberto Reggiani
1975 Paul Melford
James Ellison
1974 Harry
1973 Maitland (segment 4 "Bargain in Death")
1972 N/A
1971 Paco
Arthur Anderson
Luis
N/A
1970 Colonel Stephen Mallory
N/A
Douglas Dow
Daddy
1969 Estete
1968 Sir Anthony Spencer
1966 Paul Hagan
1965 Mark
Andrew Dawson
1963 N/A
Dr. John Carmody
Jack Hopkins
1962 Captain Robert Elliott
John Harris
Tony Stevens
1961 Capt. Cyrus Harding
Thomas Barclay
Johnny Mellors
1960 Dr Richard Hare
Capt. Hugh Dallas
Joe Wallace
1959 Richard Barry
Inspector Phil Learoyd
Stephen Russell
1958 Cpt Cotton
Rusty
Leading Seaman Knowles
1957 Boy Bladen
Nils
1956 Larry Ellis / Steve Chancellor (dec.)
Jay
Jim Lancaster
Sheikh Faris
1955 Burton
1954 Zou Zou
Dr. Forrest
1951 Wounded Soldier
Year Character Movie/Tv

Writing

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Year Role Movie/Tv
1976 Creator
Year Role Movie/Tv

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