15 January 1964 (age 51)
Mile End, London, England
|Height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
Life and career
Fairbrass was born in Mile End, East London. He made his acting debut in the feature film For Queen and Country opposite Denzel Washington. He also appeared in an episode of the BBC television series Big Deal in the episode "Fighting Chance" in 1980. This was followed by appearances in series such as London's Burning and as Detective Frank Burkin in Prime Suspect 1 and 2 . He has also appeared in Cliffhanger with Sylvester Stallone and The Bank Job with Jason Statham.
Fairbrass appeared as Dan Sullivan in EastEnders from 1999 to 2001. A one hour special won the BAFTA for best Drama. He also took the lead role of Ray Betson in the Channel Four crime drama The Great Dome Robbery. Soon afterwards Fairbrass returned to the US, and he starred as Henry Caine in White Noise 2 : The Light. In February 2007, he appeared as the renegade Jaffa as Arkad in the episode "Talion" in the final season of Stargate SG-1. Guest star roles followed in The Unit and The Sarah Connor Chronicles.
In 2007, he starred in the feature film Rise of the Footsoldier. He also 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. In March 2008, he appeared in the US television series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles. He starred in the vampire film Dead Cert alongside Billy Murray. Billy Murray has been his co-star in Rise of the Footsoldier, Freight and Just For The Record. He played the role of a mercenary Cole opposite Danny Dyer and Jaime Murray in the zombie action film Devil's Playground. In 2011 Fairbrass took the co-lead in the crime thriller St Georges Day, lead roles in Vikingdom 3D, House Of The Rising Sun, Hijacked and Get Lucky.
In 2012 Fairbrass took his first lead role in the US action thriller The Outsider, co-starring with Jason Patric, James Caan and Shannon Elizabeth.
In 2014 he appeared in the thriller Breakdown where he appears alongside James Cosmo, Bruce Payne, Emmett Scanlan, Olivia Grant and Tamer Hassan; he also took the lead role of Jack London in the revenge thriller Gunned Down.
|2014||The Outsider||Lex Walker|
|Let Me Survive||Sean|||
|2012||Vikingdom||Lucas "Sven" Campbell|
|Infex||Doyle||Video game voice-over|
|St George's Day||Ray Collishaw|
|2011||Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3||Sgt. Wallcroft/ Osprey co-pilot.|
|Dead Cert||Freddy 'Dead Cert' Frankham|||
|2009||Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2||Lt. Simon "Ghost" Riley|
|2008||Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles||False Sarkissian|
|The Bank Job||Nick Barton|
|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)|
|Killing Time||Det. Robert Bryant|
|Duck Patrol (TV)||Chief Ducky Boy|
|Proteus||Alex, DEA Agent|
|1994||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||For Queen and Country||Challoner|
|1987||Three Up, Two Down||Man On Beach|
|1986||Emmerdale (TV)||Gypsy (1986)|
|1980||Shelley (TV series)||Darth|
- Craig Fairbrass - Official Site
- More cast, new poster for vampire film DEAD CERT
- "New Artwork and Exclusive Stills: Dead Cert". DreadCentral.
- Morgan, Sally (2001-03-24). "Interview: How I muscled into the Square; Craig Fairbrass talks about his transformation from Hollywood beefcake to st bad guy.". The Mirror. Retrieved 2013-01-01.
- First pics from DEAD CERT bite in