Craig Russell Biography, Net worth, Wiki, Age, Height, Wife

Craig Russell is a Welsh (English) actor, writer, and producer. He is a well-known personality who is skilled in the production of television roles and films. Craig is best known for his powerful and compelling performance as Mark Anthony on the Netflix series Queen Cleopatra.

Craig Russell Biography, Net worth, Wiki, Age, Height, Wife

Early life

Craig Russell was born on June 16, 1977 making him only 45 years old in 2023. Originally from Lewisham, south London, he later grew up in Cwmtwrch, a village in South Wales. As for his education, he attended Maesydderwen Comprehensive School and was tutored by fellow actors such as Eve Myles, Steven Meo and Richard Corgan.

Craig Russell career


Craig has been instrumental in film and television for nearly 22 years. He has appeared in several feature films, including the war film The 95th, Marc Price’s Magpie and the psychological thriller Eider Steeps. He was in the film Colin, the multi-award winning film of the year, produced by Marc Prince. In the film he collaborated with other big names like Dominic Cooper in “Anazapta” and Jason Flemyng and Michael Clarke Duncan & Til Schweiger in another film, “One Way”.

Other contributors include James D’Arcy, Joe Gilgun and Andrew Shim for the film Screwed. He was a major contributor to the film The Anomaly, which was produced by Noel Clarke, and worked or starred in the film Genesis alongside Brian Cox and Ian Somerhalder, as well as John Hannah, Warren Brown and Ed Stoppard.

Craig has also acted in various TV series including Doctors, Is Harry on the Boat?, High Hopes, EastEnders, Belonging, Fish Out of Water, Battlefield Britain, Dream Team ‘ and ‘Score’. He had another role as a detective inspector and played the lead role of Mark Gascoyne in 21 episodes of the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks.

Craig played the role of Clive on both series of the sitcom Anita. He is a fixture in the Jamie Adams-directed series Songbird, in which he is portrayed alongside Cobie Smulders and Jessica Hynes.

writing and producing

Craig is the writer and producer of the YouTube comedy web series Grave Danger, starring Dave Granger. He collaborated on the short film Just the 2 of Us, which premiered at the 2011 HollyShorts Film Festival. Craig had the first main production series entitled Canaries after working with other actors like Aled Pugh, Steven Meo, Robert Pugh, Richard Mylan, and Hannah Daniel. His first production series was filmed on sets in different locations such as Wales, USA and Vietnam. The world premiere of the series took place on August 26, 2017 at the Prince Charles Cinema.

Craig Russell Biography

Real nameCraig Russell
birth dateJune 16, 1977
Age (as of 2023)45 years
Place of birthLewisham, London, United Kingdom

Physical Statistics

Heightin feet inches – 6′ 0” – in centimeters – 183 cm
Weightin kilograms – 80kg – in pounds – 176 pounds
Hair colorBrown
eye colorhazel

Craig Russell Family


relationship status

Marital statusMarried
Who is Craig Russell’s wife?Kate Edney

Personal life

David Craig is a happily married man with a wife named Kate Edney, an actress. In 2011, the couple announced their marriage and two sons are born of the marriage. The Russell family live happily in Falmouth, Cornwall.

Craig Russell social media

Craig is actively available on social media such as LinkedIn and Twitter. He is available on LinkedIn under the alias Craig Russell and has described himself as a writer, producer and actor. He has 489 contacts and describes having been in the industry for over 20 years.

Craig is also available on Twitter under the alias Craig Russell [@russandchips], with 2,361 followers and only 811 in the list below. He joined Twitter in August 2013 and describes himself as –

“Father, husband, actor guy. Inventors of the 90’s snack food, cake on toast….”

Craig Russell Net Worth

Craig has been in the film industry for over 20 years beginning in 2001. He has indeed been very fortunate due to his skills, hard work and enthusiasm. Although there is no official description of his net worth, we assume it to be around $5 million or even $10 million.

Facts About Craig Russell

  • Craig had three roles — writing, acting, and producing — on the web series Grave Danger, starring Dave Granger.
  • A million people watched the series, making it one of the three funniest things on the internet.
  • Another Canaries series was filmed on three continents including the village of Lower Cwmtwrch in South Wales.
  • He has been the creator, co-writer and co-producer of various TV projects and one of the most famous was the CBBC pilot Zombies Next Door.

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