Craig Ricci Shaynak

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Craig Ricci Shaynak
Born July 14, 1969 (1969-07-14) (age 48)
Northport, New York
Occupation Actor

Craig Ricci Shaynak (born July 14, 1969), sometimes credited as Craig Shaynak, is a character actor based in Los Angeles, CA. He has been active in Chicago and Los Angeles theatre and more recently, national television and film.

Life and career[edit]

Shaynak was born in Northport, New York. He graduated from the University of Chicago with a degree in Medieval Drama in 1991. At university he produced several plays with prominent dramatist David Bevington. Shaynak's first professional theatre production and acting experience after university was in The Mystery Cycle,[1] an American adaptation of a British modernization of the Wakefield Cycle. After university, he performed in various theatre productions in the Chicago area.[2]

Shaynak continued acting, appearing in movies, television, and on stage, including at numerous prominent festivals. [3][4]

Shaynak has helmed a production company called Kingswell Productions since 2007.[5] He spearheaded the 2010 Los Angeles production of 'The Pharmacist', a one-woman show which began in Australia.[6]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "The Applause/Best Plays Theater Yearbook 1991-1992". 
  2. ^ "Law/Order/Dry Rot". Chicago Reader. 
  3. ^ "Review: Craig Ricci Shaynak: I Am Google - 1*". 
  4. ^ Administrator (10 August 2011). "FringeGuru - I am Google". 
  5. ^ "Kingswell Productions: a California corporation". 
  6. ^ "Message in a bottle takes on Hollywood". Hobart Mercury. Feb 11, 2010.