Craig Fairbrass

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Craig Fairbrass
Born (1964-05-06) May 6, 1964 (age 50)
Mile End, London, England, UK
Occupation Actor
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)

Craig Fairbrass (born May 6, 1964)[1] is an English actor. He is known for his physicality and distinctive London accent.

Life and career[edit]

Fairbrass was born in Mile End, East London, England. He made his acting debut in an episode of the television series Shelley in 1980. This was followed by appearances in series such as Emmerdale, Three Up Two Down and London's Burning. He has also appeared in such films as For Queen and Country with Denzel Washington, and Cliffhanger with Sylvester Stallone.

Fairbrass is well known in the United Kingdom for his appearance and portrayal of Dan Sullivan in the BBC soap EastEnders from 1999 to 2001. He went on to appear in several other television series such as Dream Team, where he played Terry Rose. In January 2007, he starred as Henry Caine in White Noise: The Light. In February 2007, he appeared as the renegade Jaffa Arkad in the episode "Talion" in the final season of Stargate SG-1.

In 2007, he starred in the film Rise of the Footsoldier. He voiced "Gaz" in the videogame Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (2007), "Ghost" in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2009) and Sgt. Wallcroft in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.[2] In March 2008, he appeared in the US television series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles. He stars in the vampire film Dead Cert[3] alongside Billy Murray. Billy Murray has been his frequent co-star in films like Rise of the Footsoldier, Freight and Just For The Record.[4] He played the role of a mercenary Cole opposite Danny Dyer and Jaime Murray in Mark McQueen's freerunning zombie film Devil's Playground. He is currently involved in the filming of the thriller Breakdown in which he appears alongside James Cosmo, Bruce Payne, Emmett Scanlan, Olivia Grant and Tamer Hassan.

Fairbrass is married to Elke Kellick, a former Page Three model, and they have two sons together, Jack Fairbrass and Luke Fairbrass.[5]


Year Title Role Other notes
2014 The Outsider Lex Walker
Breakdown Alfie Jennings
2013 Bula Quo! Simon [6]
2012 Vikingdom Lucas "Sven" Campbell
2011 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Sgt. Wallcroft/ Osprey co-pilot.
2010 The Devil's Playground Cole
Dead Cert Freddy 'Dead Cert' Frankham [7]
2009 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Lt. Simon "Ghost" Riley
2008 Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles False Sarkissian
Far Cry Parker
The Bank Job Nick Barton
2007 Stargate SG-1 Arkad
Rise of the Footsoldier Pat Tate
White Noise: The Light Henry Caine
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Gaz/Romeo one one/ Charlie one one/Echo one one/Sergeant Connolly .
2005 Dream Team (TV) Vivien White (2006)
Hard Sell Short Danny Bleak
The Long Weekend Frank Silver
2002 The Great Dome Robbery Ray Betson
2001 Weak at Denise Roy
1999 EastEnders (TV) Dan Sullivan (1999–2001)
1998 The Bill Steve
Killing Time Det. Robert Bryant
Duck Patrol (TV) Chief Ducky Boy
1996 Darklands Frazer Truick
Proteus Alex, DEA Agent
1995 Galaxis Lord Tarkin
1993 Cliffhanger Delmar
Beyond Bedlam Terry Hamilton
1992 Prime Suspect 2 DI Frank Burkin
1991 Prime Suspect DI Frank Burkin
1990 London's Burning Gary 'Technique' Pagnall (1990–1991)
The Final Frame (TV) Franklin
1989 Tank Malling Jackie
1989 For Queen and Country Challoner
1987 Three Up Two Down Man On Beach
1986 Emmerdale (TV) Gypsy (1986)
1980 Shelley (TV series) Darth


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