No photo available. Represent J. Craig Venter? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Down 575,608 this week

J. Craig Venter

J. Craig Venter was born on October 14, 1946 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA as John Craig Venter. He is an actor, known for Surviving Progress (2011), Alien Planet (2005) and National Geographic: The Incredible Human Body (2002). See full bio »

A Complete History of Best Picture Oscar Winners

Take a look back at all of the Best Picture Oscars winners in the history of the ceremony.

View the gallery

"Style Code Live"

Join us on "Style Code Live" daily to connect, shop and chat live with fashion designers, beauty experts and celebrities! Discover today's best beauty hacks and the top style secrets!

Watch the show

Around The Web


Powered by ZergNet

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of J. Craig Venter's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

Surviving Progress
Surviving Progress Himself - Biologist & CEO Synthetic Genomics
Alien Planet
Alien Planet Himself
2002 World Awards


Jump to: Actor | Self | Archive footage
Hide Hide Show Show Actor (1 credit)
 2011 The Future Is Now!
The Scientist (as Craig Venter)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (15 credits)
 2016 Chelsea (TV Series)
- I Feel Like I'm in a Fellini Film (2016) ... Himself (as Dr. Craig Venter)
 2016 The University (Documentary)
Himself - Interviewee
 2015 Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo (TV Series)
Himself - Geneticist
- Episode #1.65 (2015) ... Himself - Geneticist (as Dr. Craig Venter)
 2007-2013 Charlie Rose (TV Series)
Himself - Guest / Himself
- Episode dated 21 October 2013 (2013) ... Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 21 May 2010 (2010) ... Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 25 December 2007 (2007) ... Himself (as Craig Venter)
 2012 The Frost Interview (TV Series)
- Craig Venter (2012) ... Himself (as Craig Venter)
 2011 Surviving Progress (Documentary)
Himself - Biologist & CEO Synthetic Genomics
 2010 60 Minutes (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Microbiologist (segment "Designing Life")
- The Merchant of Death/Designing Life/Mark Wahlberg (2010) ... Himself - Microbiologist (segment "Designing Life")
 2007 The Richard Dimbleby Lecture (TV Series documentary)
- A DNA-Driven World (2007) ... Himself
 2007 The Colbert Report (TV Series)
- J. Craig Venter (2007) ... Himself
- Dr. Craig Venter (2007) ... Himself (as Craig Venter)
 2005 Cracking the Ocean Code (TV Movie documentary)
 2005 Alien Planet (TV Movie documentary)
 2002 2002 World Awards (TV Special)
 2002 Understanding (TV Series)
Himself - President: Celera Genomics
- Evolution (2002) ... Himself - President: Celera Genomics
 2002 National Geographic: The Incredible Human Body (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Biologist
 2000 Discoveries 2000: The Year in Science (Documentary)
Hide Hide Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)
 2013 Great Scientists in Their Own Words: The Code of Life (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (as Craig Venter)
 2011 60 Minutes (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Microbiologist (segment "Designing Life")
- Designing Life/The N-Word/The King's Speech (2011) ... Himself - Microbiologist (segment "Designing Life")
 2011 Shameless (TV Series)
Himself - Microbiologist
- Frank the Plank (2011) ... Himself - Microbiologist (uncredited)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Craig Venter | Dr. Craig Venter

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I wouldn't have mapped the human genome if I was lacking in confidence.

Star Sign:


Contribute to This Page