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Craig Anderson (actor)

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Name  Craig Anderson
Role  Actor

Craig Anderson (actor) wearing a black shirt

Movies and TV shows  Double the Fist, Bootmen, Betwixt
Awards  AACTA Award for Best Direction in a Television Light Entertainment or Reality Series
People also search for  Doug Bayne, Tony Walters, Beck Cole
Organizations founded  Craig Anderson Productions

Education  Western Sydney University

Born  1 November 1976 (age 45)

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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, Life in a Volkswagen. Anderson has also directed the horror feature Red Christmas starring Dee Wallace.


During his Japanese trip, Craig ate everything with chopsticks, to slow down his eating

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.

Director Craig Anderson and Composer Helen Grimley at the Sydney Film Festival Premiere of Red Christmas

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

Craig Anderson (actor) wearing a gray checkered shirt

During 2011 Anderson produced and directed several web series (Bernie, Late Night Angel Weenie Baby) that screened on various Sydney Morning Herald digital spaces, and ABC's iView.

Craig Anderson while holding a sheet of paper indicating his Medical Results | Courtesy of YouTube

Anderson is currently in development on a new comedy series for ABC entitled Love.Sick. He will be working with Stevo Petckovic and Melinda Clomovska of which he worked previously on for the short film A Family Affair (which was a finalist at Tropfest 2011). The six episode series about untold love stories is set to air in September 2012.

Back at work lighter and healthier: Craig on the set of Red Christmas, after his return from Japan

In 2013 Craig was the subject of a six-part Observational Documentary series Next Stop Hollywood, which followed him around Hollywood during pilot series.

Craig Anderson (actor) Miso Hungry: The Effortless Japanese Dietfrom 100th Monkey Films

In 2014 Craig 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.

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