Craig Anderson (actor)

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Craig Anderson is an Australian director and actor best known for his comedic turns in the Australian television series' Double the Fist, Review with Myles Barlow, Laid, and award-winning short films Life in a Datsun, Demon Datsun, and Life in a Volkswagen. He directed the horror feature film Red Christmas.

Anderson has a First Class Honors in Performance and Theory from the University of Western Sydney and has almost completed a PhD on which looks at various Epistemologies of Comedy. In 2000, Anderson began a successful career as an MC and judge at film festivals including the Newcastle Film Festival, the Shootout Film Festival held annually in Newcastle, and the Funny Bone 500.[citation needed]

In November 2008 Anderson featured in three episodes of the ABC TV show Review With Myles Barlow. Double the Fist co-star Bryan Moses also featured in three episodes of the series. In addition Anderson served as associate producer and first assistant director on the series [1]

In 2013, Anderson was the subject of a six-part Observational Documentary series Next Stop Hollywood, which followed him around Hollywood during pilot series.[citation needed] In 2014, he shared directing duties on Australia's first Indigenous sketch Comedy series Black Comedy. In 2014 he (and fellow director Bec Cole) were nominated for an AACTA award for Best Direction in TV.[citation needed]



  1. ^ "Review with Myles Barlow",; retrieved 27 October 2017.

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