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Overview (2)

Born in Bargoed, Wales, UK
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

CRAIG ROBERTS is one of the most interesting, diverse and exciting young British actors working today. He is best known for his breakout role in Submarine, for which he won the BAFTA Cymru Award for Best Actor, the London Critics Circle Film Award for Young British Performer of the Year, in addition to being nominated at the 2011 British Independent Film Awards for Most Promising Newcomer and at the 2012 Empire Awards for Best Male Newcomer. Additional notable film credits include Kill Your Friends, Bad Neighbors, The Double, 22 Jump Street, Premature, Jane Eyre, The First Time, A Bright Day, Red Lights and Benny & Jolene, as well as television credits including ALT, Being Human, Skins, In Love with Coward, Young Dracula and The Story of Tracy Beaker.

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Trivia (4)

Was considered one of the 55 faces of the future by Nylon Magazine's Young Hollywood Issue (May 2010).
He attended Lewis School Pengam, Pengam, Caerphilly, South Wales.
'Sally Hawkins' has played his mother twice - first in Submarine (2010) and then in Jane Eyre (2011).
He played the brother of Sophie Borja-Edwards in 'The Story of Tracy Beaker' and the brother of Lucy Borja-Edwards, the real life sister of Sophie Borja-Edwards, in 'Young Dracula'.

Personal Quotes (12)

The 'Being Human' people were really cool and let me improvise. They had such a good working atmosphere. It was a cool set-up and a really good environment to be in.
I'm getting a lot of stick because my character in 'Young Dracula' wanted to be vampire, so now that I am a vampire, everyone's like, 'You finally did it!' But it's cool and I loved doing 'Young Dracula.' That show's finished and I don't know why it ended, so it was brilliant to go into 'Being Human,' which is like the adult version of it.
I'd love to pop back into 'Being Human' as Adam. I love the character so much. I've never really played a character like that. I'm always playing the geek, so to play a kid who is very energetic when he wants to be, and who is always trying to get the girls, was really cool.
I would probably go so far as to say that I couldn't act before I met Richard Ayoade.
I have, like, two best friends, one that I grew up with who's not an actor, and one that is an actor that lives near me in Wales, and they're my friends. I don't have any other friends, really, in the industry. I have acquaintances and people that I will go out for coffee with.
You have to promote yourself; you have to have this smile on your face all the time and be this nice guy - which I am!
I'm a pretty big Ricky Gervais fan.
I'd done kids' TV in the U.K., but not great kids' TV. So yes, 'Submarine' was the first film and the first good thing that I have done.
I've done four other films since 'Submarine,' so that's quite cool. It's just good to have people respect your work; I've never had that before. Yeah, my life has changed crazy. I'm a kid from a small town in south Wales, I play my Xbox usually and all that sort of stuff, and it's a whole new world.
I now hate actors that blink too much on screen. When people blink, I turn the movie off. So I don't blink at all.
I never wanted to be an actor until about three years ago when I realised it was what I liked doing.
I want to do comedy films, serious films - I admire the actors who fly under the radar but get loads done, pop up in a lot of good films.

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