Craig Robert Young


Born: Nottingham, England, UK


Craig Robert Young (born 4 October 1973) is a British actor who began his acting career at age ten, starring in the stage production of The Price of Coal. By the time he was 17, he moved to London to attend the Central School of Speech and Drama, whereupon he was chosen to become a member of the pop band Deuce, scoring four top 30 single hits: Call It Love, I Need You, On the Bible, and No Surrender.Young soon began a successful stint as Alex Wilkinson in the long-running, award-winning British television series Dream Team. In 2001, he moved to Los Angeles, where he soon became a regular on the MTV series Spyder Games. Other television roles followed included appearances on S Club 7, Charmed, Sabrina, the Teenage Witch and The District. Young was also cast in the films Totally Sexy Loser and Wannabe, the latter, he co-wrote with director Richard Keith.In addition to shooting the television pilot Zoey 101 opposite Jamie Lynn Spears, Young portrayed Coach Moore in Just for Kicks, the Nickelodeon soccer series.He appeared in the play Boise, USA originating the role of Will Fairchild in 2008.More recently, he has appeared in the CWs 2009 series Melrose Place, playing Ella Simmss German love-rat famed director Franz Keppler. He recurred on the TV series 10 Things I Hate About You, playing yet another German, Frank Kline. J.J. Abrams has cast him in three of his TV series, Lost, What About Brian, and Fringe.In July 2010, Young acted in the World War II action thriller Return to the Hiding Place (2011). In 2011, he had a recurring role on NCIS: Los Angeles as Dracul Comescu, an enemy to NCIS Special Agent G. Callen (Chris ODonnell) with the role even expanding over to the Hawaii Five-0 episode Pa Make Loa which was a crossover between both NCIS: Los Angeles and Hawaii Five-0 with Youngs role as Comescu ending when his character, Comescu was shot dead by ODonnells character, Callen.In 2014 episodes of the TV series Hit The Floor and Hot In ClevelandIn the spring of 2014 Craig played the role of Nicky Lancaster in Noel Cowards The Vortex. After a wildly successful run in Malibu, CA, he reprised his role with the same cast at The Matrix Theatre in Los Angeles, CA in the winter to rave reviews.

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