Craig Bierko

Craig Bierko is an August-born American actor whose parents were in charge of a community theater, when he will still young. However, despite this, Craig never pursued acting but rather joined the Boston University to study journalism. After some time, he joined the Northwestern University School of Speech. From his Instagram pictures, Craig is a tall but fairly old man.  

Personal Life

Craig’s IMDb biography indicates that the actor was born in Rye Brook, which is in New York, on August 18, 1964. Craig’s nationality is American but has a Jewish mother who took on a Roman Catholicism conversion. During his schooling days, Craig attended Boston University aiming to pursue broadcast journalism. Despite not pursuing acting initially, the pressure of living in a house full of talented actors lead him into the acting arena. As such, he could only stay in the School of Public Communication for some time before enrolling at Northwestern University from where he took on a BS in Theater Arts and graduated in 1986.

Bierko’s profile is not marked by numerous incidents of break ups due to his short record of affairs. In 1990, Craig was reported to be involved with Gretchen Mol, his then girlfriend. But in 1995, Bierko was spotted with Charlize Theron, a renowned actress with who he shared a romantic love life with. The relationship, however, did not have the ‘happy-ever-after’ ending, as it lasted for 2 years. After breaking up with the actress, he initiated another relationship almost five years later with Janeane Garofalo. Up to date, Craig is not married, and neither is he a father to any child. Moreover, details of his siblings are not available.

Career Life

As a result of casting in a number of movies and TV shows, Craig has a $3 million net worth though his salary is yet to be made public. His career has brought about many titles as well as awards including the Shorty Award for Humor. The other awards include the Sexiest Broadway Star by People and the 100 Most Creative People in Entertainment.

It was 1993 that Craig accrued his major role while characterizing Spencer Hill in Danielle Steels’ Star, a TV film. He then featured on films such as Cinderella Man, Johns, Hair High, The Long Kiss Goodnight, Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star, Sour Graoes, I’m With Lucy, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Kate & Leopold and The Thirteenth Floor.

In addition to that, Craig featured on The Change-Up, Scary Movie 4, Company, Danika, Meet Bill, For Your Consideration, among others. Roomies was Craig’s debut TV feature where he characterized Dale in an episode. This opened way for other features on series such as Easy to Assemble, Our House, Unhitched, ABC after School Specials, Boston Legal, The Young and the Restless, Madman of the People, Newhart, The Power That Be, Guns of Paradise and Sydney. He acclaimed the Theatre World Award as well as received a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical nomination. His other nominations include Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Actor in a Musical and Drama Desk Award for Best Actor in a Musical.

Last Modified: Mar 8, 2020

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