DistractTV’s Stephen Stallone Meets Actor Craig Young ! He’s made it as as an successful working Actor in LA, and currently the star of American post-apocalyptic drama television series, ‘The Last Ship’. Originally from Nottingham, UK we sit down with the NCIS/ Zoey 101 man himself.
Craig Robert Young (born 4 October 1973) is a British actor who began his acting career at age ten, starring in the stage production of ‘The Price of Coal’. By the time he was 17, he moved to London to attend the Central School of Speech and Drama, whereupon he was chosen to become a member of the pop band Deuce, scoring four top 30 single hits: Call It Love’, ‘I Need You’, ‘On the Bible’, and ‘No Surrender’.
Young’s TV credits include fab shows : ‘The Spyder Games’, ‘Lost’, ‘Melrose Place’,‘Sabrina The Teenage Witch’, ‘Charmed’, ‘Fringe’, and more.
He began a successful stint as Alex Wilkinson in the long-running, award-winning British television series ‘Dream Team’. In 2001, he moved to Los Angeles, where he soon became a regular on the MTV series ‘Spyder Games’. Other television roles followed included appearances on ‘S Club 7’, ‘Charmed’, ‘Sabrina, the Teenage Witch’ and ‘The District’. Young was also cast in the films ‘Totally Sexy Loser’ and ‘Wannabe’, the latter, he co-wrote with director Richard Keith.
In addition to shooting the television pilot Zoey 101 opposite Jamie Lynn Spears, Young portrayed Coach Moore in ‘Just for Kicks’, the Nickelodeon soccer series. He appeared in the play ‘Boise’, USA originating the role of “Will Fairchild” in 2008.
More recently, he has appeared in the CW’s 2009 series ‘Melrose Place’, playing Ella Simms’s German love-rat famed director “Franz Keppler”. He recurred on the TV series ’10 Things I Hate About You’, playing yet another German, “Frank Kline”. J.J. Abrams has cast him in three of his TV series, ‘Lost’, ‘What About Brian’, and ‘Fringe’.
In July 2010, Young acted in the World War II action thriller ‘Return to the Hiding Place’ (2011). In 2011, he had a recurring role on NCIS: Los Angeles as Dracul Comescu, an enemy to NCIS Special Agent G. Callen (Chris O’Donnell) with the role even expanding over to the ‘Hawaii Five-0’ episode “Pa Make Loa” which was a crossover between both NCIS: Los Angeles and Hawaii Five-0 with Young’s role as Comescu ending when his character, Comescu was shot dead by O’Donnell’s character, Callen.
In 2014 episodes of the TV series “Hit The Floor” and “Hot In Cleveland”.
Source : Distract TV (07/08/2015)