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Craig Bierko

Craig Bierko is remembered for his successful Broadway run starring in Meredith Wilson's The Music Man. Craig's debut on Broadway as the legendary Harold Hill garnered critical acclaim and attention; he was nominated for the prestigious Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, The Drama League Award and was the recipient of The Theater World Award. Just prior, Bierko appeared in a staged workshop of The Boys from Syracuse at The Roundabout Theatre.

Born in Westchester, New York, he made his stage debut at the age of 10 as a newsboy in Gypsy, in a local community theater run by his parents. Bierko later went on to study at Northwestern University.

Bierko has enjoyed a diverse group of film roles, ranging from the villain in Renny Harlin's The Long Kiss Goodnight, opposite Geena Davis and Samuel L. Jackson, to the comedic turn in Larry David's Sour Grapes and in the virtual reality thriller The Thirteenth Floor. Additional film credits include Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, The Suburbans and Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star, written by Fred Wolf and David Spade, directed by Sam Weisman

Television credits include memorable guest appearances on Sex and the City, Ally McBeal and as Paul Reiser's prospective agent on Mad About You.

Bierko most recently starred on Broadway in Daniel Goldfarb's comedy Modern Orthodox, also starring Molly Ringwald and Jason Biggs.

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Craig Bierko Facts

Birth NameCraig Bierko
BirthdayJuly 15, 1964 (59)
BirthplaceRye Brook, New York, USA
Height6' 5" (1m96)  How tall is Craig Bierko compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Cinderella Man
The Long Kiss Goodnight
Scary Movie 4
Danielle Steel 2 DVD Collection
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