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Craig Watkinson


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    Available to work in the following additional locations: New Jersey - North, New York
    Agency Contact Type Location
    Tilmar Talent Agency 323-938-9815 Agency-CO Verbal Los Angeles
    Tilmar Talent Agency 323-938-9815 Agency-TV & TH Verbal Los Angeles

    Physical Characteristics:

    Gender: Male
    Height: 5' 7"
    Weight: 150 lbs.
    Hair: Brown
    Eyes: Blue
    Pant Size: 28 or more
    Bust/Chest: 36"
    Waist: 30"
    Body Type(s): Athletic
    Portrayable Age: 25 years - 40 years
    Portrayable Ethnicities: British,  Caucasian/White,  European,  French,  German,  Irish,  Russian
    Disability Information:


    Wedding Band Guest Star Kevin Dowling
    Criminal Minds Co-Star Glenn Kershaw
    Big Love Co-Star Tom Vaughan
    Without a Trace Co-Star Randy Zisk
    ER Co-Star Julie Hebert
    JAG Guest Star Vern Gillum
    Wizards of Waverly Place (Disney) Co-Star Mark Cendrowski
    Twins Co-Star James Widdoes
    Time of Your Life Co-Star Michael Engler
    The Handler Co-Star Lou Antonio
    JAG Co-Star Jerry London
    Martial Law Co-Star Max Tash
    Passions Recurring
    Undiscovered Supporting Meiert Avis
    Metro Lead Doug Finelli
    Learning to Surf Lead RJ Thomas
    Judgment Day Supporting John Terlesky
    The Impostors Supporting Stanley Tucci
    The Cure Lead Craig Watkinson
    Suspicions Supporting Mike Sperrazza
    Shirtsleeves Supporting Bruce Bennett
    Deadline Lead Andrew Bowler
    Detention Lead Matthew Wittig
    The Drawer Boy Miles (Lead) B Street Theater, Sacramento, CA
    The People Who Could Fly Various Roles (Lead) The Edinburgh Festival, Scotland
    The Rainmaker Jimmy (Lead) The Barrow Group, NYC
    Our Town George Gibbs (Lead) Oasis Theater Company, NYC
    Lost in Yonkers Jay (Lead) Perona Farms Theater, NJ
    The Shoestring Players Narrator (Lead) Lincoln Center, NYC
    ESPN Lead
    Bud Light Supporting
    Propel Supporting
    Taco Bell Lead
    Sonic Burger Lead
    GNC Supporting
    Stressless Chairs Supporting
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    Actor Bio
    Craig Watkinson was born and raised on the east coast. Aside from the lead role of "Father Time" in his 6th grade play (for which he was nominated for a Tony Award, losing to Jeremy Irons), he didn't begin his acting career until college. He attended the Bachelor of Fine Arts program at Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, where he learned not to tawk like dis. He worked with a touring company that performed in Europe before moving to New York City.
    There, he paid his dues by acting in several unspeakably awful Off-Broadway plays. Soon the plays got better, and he branched out into soap operas (including a recurring role on One Life to Live) and independent films. He later moved from Manhattan to Los Angeles so he could order nonfat milk with his Earl Gray tea without getting punched in the face.
    There he has worked in several films (including Judgment Night, Learning to Surf, and Undiscovered), television shows (including Criminal Minds, Big Love, and Without a Trace) and fast food commercials.
    "The Cure" marked his debut feature as a writer/director. It won INTERNATIONAL BEST DRAMATIC MOTION PICTURE and INTERNATIONAL BEST ACTOR in a DRAMATIC MOTION PICTURE for Craig at the "2003 Twisted Sinema Film Festival" in Toronto, Canada. It also won him BEST ACTOR - DIRECTOR'S CHOICE at the 2003 Hollywood Digital Film Festival and a filmmaker grant for at the 2003 Memphis Digital Arts Film Festival.
    While still acting sporadically, Craig returned to college to earn his BA in Education and a teaching credential. After spending seven years as a teacher of learning disabled children in Los Angeles, Craig Watkinson retired from education in 2013 to return to acting full time.

    Skills and Training:

    Special Skills
    Baseball Player, Billiard Player, Bodybuilder, Boxer, Improv, Photographer, Racquet Ball Player, Swimmer, Wrestler
    English - Fluent , German, Irish, French, British {Upper Class}, Cockney, Russian, Canadian, New York, New Jersey, American Southern
    Other Skills
    Flying Trapeze, Firearms, Credentialed Elementary School Teacher; CPR Certified
    Professional Training/Education
    BFA Program - Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, NJ
    Groundlings Professional Actor Training Program
    Barrow Group Director's Workshop, NYC
    BA - Liberal Arts: Education
    Multi-Subject Teaching Credential, California
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