| Craig Fairbrass|
| 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
| 15 January 1964 (age 51)Mile End, London, England|
Luke Fairbrass, Jack Fairbrass
Maureen Fairbrass, Jack Fairbrass
Rise of the Footsoldier, The Outsider, Vikingdom, EastEnders, Cliffhanger
Billy Murray, Terry Stone, Frank Harper, Ricci Harnett, Brian A Miller
Craig Fairbrass (born 15 January 1964) is an English actor.
Fairbrass was born in Mile End, East London. He was also a regular studio dancer on Top of the Pops.. He made his acting debut in an episode of the sitcom Shelley in 1980. In 1984, he appeared in an episode of the BBC television series Big Deal in the episode "Fighting Chance". This was followed by appearances such as Gary 'Technique' Pagnall in the ITV drama series London's Burning between 1990 and 1991 and as Detective Frank Burkin in Prime Suspect. Fairbrass made his film acting debut in the feature film For Queen and Country opposite Denzel Washington in 1989. His other film appearances have included Cliffhanger with Sylvester Stallone in 1993 and Galaxis with Brigitte Nielsen.
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. In February 2007 he appeared as the renegade Jaffa, Arkad, in the episode "Talion" in the final season of Stargate SG-1.
In 2007, he starred in the feature film Rise of the Footsoldier as Essex gangster as Pat Tate. In 2008, he appeared opposite Jason Statham in The Bank Job. 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 2010. 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 a US action thriller The Outsider, co-starring with Jason Patric, James Caan and Shannon Elizabeth and also appeared in Brokeback Mountain.
In 2014, he appeared in the thriller Breakdown alongside James Cosmo, Bruce Payne, Emmett Scanlan, Olivia Grant and Tamer Hassan; he also took the lead role of Jack Cregan in the revenge thriller London Heist, which he co-wrote. The film was produced by his son Luke Fairbrass. Fairbrass went on to win the Best Actor Award at the Marbella Film festival 2016 for the role. In 2017, he is set to reprise his role as Pat Tate in Rise of the Footsoldier 3 which is a prequel to the 2007 original.
Fairbrass is married to Elke Kellick, a former Page Three model, and they have two sons together Jack and Luke.
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