Height 1.88 m
Years active 1982-Present
Children Willow Anwar
|Name Craig Sheffer|
Siblings Hogan Sheffer
Role Film actor
|Full Name Craig Eric Sheffer|
Born April 23, 1960 (age 55) (1960-04-23) York, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Partner(s) Gabrielle Anwar (ended 1990s),
Spouse Leigh Taylor-Young (m. 2003–2004)
Movies and TV shows A River Runs Through It, One Tree Hill, Nightbreed, Some Kind of Wonderful, That Was Then This Is Now
Similar People Leigh Taylor‑Young, Willow Anwar, Gabrielle Anwar, Barry Corbin, Keith Scott
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Craig Eric Sheffer (born April 23, 1960) is an American film and television actor. He is known for his leading roles as Norman Maclean in the film A River Runs Through It, Aaron Boone in the film Nightbreed, and Keith Scott on the television series One Tree Hill.
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- Early and personal life
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Early and personal life
Sheffer was born in York, Pennsylvania. His mother, Anna, worked in a nursing home, and his father, Rock, worked as a prison guard and screenwriter. Craig Sheffer has a daughter named Willow (born November 8, 1993) by former partner, actress Gabrielle Anwar. Before becoming successful as an actor, Sheffer sold newspapers and "slept under the marble staircase" in Grand Central Terminal for weeks while living off Unification Church spaghetti dinners."
Sheffer was first seen on a nationwide basis as Ian Hayden on the ABC daytime soap opera One Life to Live, and on the 1983 prime time serial The Hamptons. His earliest starring assignment in films was as the best friend of troubled teenager Emilio Estevez in That Was Then... This Is Now (1985), a reformatory camp inmate in Fire with Fire (1986), an antagonistic rich kid in Some Kind of Wonderful (1987), and the romantic love interest of an overweight cosmetician in Baby Cakes (1989).
Sheffer portrayed the lead role of Aaron Boone/Cabal in Nightbreed (1990), author Norman Maclean in A River Runs Through It in (1992), and played Heisman Trophy candidate quarterback Joe Kane in The Program in 1993.
Sheffer's other films include Fire in the Sky (1993), Head Above Water (1996), and Sleep With Me (1994) (top-billed, as the apex of a romantic triangle which included Eric Stoltz and Meg Tilly). Sheffer played the leading role in Clive Barker's franchise sequel, Hellraiser: Inferno. He also played the main character in the Movie Bliss 1997 which starred Sheryl Lee, Terence Stamp, and Leigh Taylor-Young
Sheffer played Constant Bradley in the 1996 miniseries A Season in Purgatory and Keith Scott on the CW Network series One Tree Hill. Sheffer was a regular for three seasons; his character was killed half way through season 3. He had several guest appearances in season 4. He directed the feature film American Crude, a dark comedy starring Ron Livingston and Rob Schneider, it was released straight to DVD in June 2008. Sheffer had a cameo appearance in the movie Stand Up Guys.
In 2016, Sheffer starred alongside Steven Seagal in Code of Honor.