Craig Kirkwood

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Craig Kirkwood
Born (1974-08-10) August 10, 1974 (age 40)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor, attorney
Years active Acting (1993–2006)
Law (2008–present)
Spouse(s) Katie Kimberling (2005–present)

Craig Kirkwood (born August 10, 1974) is an American actor and lawyer. He is best known for his role as Jerry "Rev" Harris in the 2000 film Remember the Titans.


Kirkwood was born in Los Angeles, California. He made his acting debut in a Levi's commercial after being hired by his aunt who was a casting director.[1] After enrolling in high-school drama classes, in 1993 he was cast in the NBC Saturday morning sitcom Running the Halls, which ran for one season. He went on to guest star on My So-Called Life, Family Matters, The Parent 'Hood, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Sister, Sister, The Burning Zone, The Steve Harvey Show, Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction, Mercy Point, Nikki, JAG, It's All Relative and Courting Alex.

In 1997, Kirkwood co-starred in the TV series Deepwater Black, which ended after one season.

Kirkwood's most notable role to date was as Jerry "Rev" Harris in the 2000 Disney film Remember the Titans. Kirkwood co-starred in Why Do Fools Fall in Love and the Disney Channel Original Movie Hounded with Tahj Mowry. He appeared in the films Slash, Dead Above Ground, Cats and Mice, Rain and Calendar Girls. He has performed in theater for plays including Little Shop of Horrors, Grease and Big River.[1]

Kirkwood graduated from Loyola Law School in 2008 and is now a practicing criminal defense attorney having passed the California Bar Examination.[2]



Year Title Role
1998 Why Do Fools Fall in Love Eddie Williams
2000 Remember the Titans Jerry "Rev." Harris
2002 Slash Keith
2002 Dead Above Ground Jason Johnson
2003 Cats and Mice Buddy
2003 Rain Private Jordan
2003 Calendar Girls Bellboy


Year Title Role Notes
1993 Running the Halls Miles Taylor 13 Episodes, (NBC)
1994 Cosmic Slop:The Space Traders Lenny TV Movie, (HBO)
1994 My So-Called Life Troy Season 1, Self-Esteem (ABC)
1994 My So-Called Life Sam Season 1, The Substitute (ABC)
1995 Family Matters Gary Menteer Season 6, Cheers Looking at You, Kid (ABC)
1995 The Parent 'Hood Daryl Cooper Season 1, Nice Guys Finish Last (WB)
1996 CBS Schoolbreak Special Season 13, Crosstown (CBS)
1996 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Frederick Season 6, The Butler's Son Did It (NBC)
1996 Sister, Sister Michael Season 3, Big Twin On Campus (WB)
1996 The Burning Zone Daryl Luge Season 1, Arms of Fire (UPN)
1997 Mission Genesis Zak 13 Episodes, (Sci Fi Channel)
1998 The Steve Harvey Show Sylvester Season 2, Breakfast with Tiffany (WB)
1998 Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction James Season 3, A Joyful Noise
1998 Mercy Point Two Episodes, (UPN)
2001 Hounded Mike Martin TV Movie, (Disney Channel)
2001 Nikki Charlie Season 2, Vaya Con Nikki (WB)
2002 JAG Corporal Sean Stiles Three Episodes, (CBS)
2004 It's All Relative Matt Season 1, Philip in a China Shop (ABC)
2006 Courting Alex Matt Season 1, Everything I Know About Men (CBS)


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