Craig Roberts

Craig Haydn Roberts(born 21 January 1991) is a Welsh actor and director . He is best known for playing the lead role of Oliver Tate inSubmarine, a coming-of-age comedy-drama , and the character Rio in the television seriesThe Story of Tracy Beaker(2004–2005).

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 Craig Roberts's Early life

Roberts attended Lewis School Pengam , Pengam in Caerphilly . He has one sister, Chelsea, and two half sisters, Natalee and Angharad.

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 Craig Roberts's Career

Roberts began his television career with roles in the dramasCare(2000) andLittle Pudding(2003). Following these he was given roles in the television seriesThe Story of Tracy Beaker(2004-2006) andCasualty(2005-2008) and played vampire fanatic Robin Branagh inYoung Dracula(2006-2008). He also appeared in the dramasKiddo(2005) andScratching(2006).

On stage, Roberts toured Britain in 2008 with Y Touring Theatre Company playing young Ryan inFull Time, a play that explores racism, sexism and homophobia in football; in January 2009 he played the evil queen's sidekick Drax in the pantomimeSnow Whiteat Worthing.

Being Human(2011, 2012) and in the online spin-off seriesBecoming Human(2011) as Adam.

In 2012, he starred in The Killers ' music video for "Here with Me" with Winona Ryder , directed by Tim Burton .

In 2014, he starred in the filmJolene: The Indie Folk Staralongside Charlotte Ritchie and Rosamund Hanson . He played the role of Dom in the seventh series of the TV showSkins, and also played "Assjuice" in the 2014 filmNeighbors. He also appeared in the Manic Street Preachers video forShow Me the Wonderand directed the music video for the Los Campesinos! single "Avocado, Baby" from their albumNo Blues.

In 2015, Roberts made his feature directorial debut withJust Jim, which he also wrote and starred in.

On 9 October 2015, Amazon Studios released season one ofRed Oaks, an original comedy series, in which Roberts stars alongside Paul Reiser .

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 Craig Roberts's Filmography

YearProductionRoleNotes
2000 Care Craig, Pauline's Child TV movie
2003 Little Pudding TV movie
2004–2005 The Story of Tracy Beaker Rio Wellard TV series (2 series 2004–2005)
2005 Kiddo Jay TV movie
Casualty Darren Smith/Jordan Philpot TV series (2 episodes: 2005–2008)
2006 Scratching Mike short
2006–2008 Young Dracula Robin Branagh TV series (seasons 1 and 2, 27 episodes: 2006–2008)
2010 Submarine Oliver Tate
2011 Being Human Adam TV series (2 episodes: "Adam's Family", "Hold the Front Page")
Becoming Human Adam web series
Jane Eyre John Reed
2012 Red Lights Ben
The First Time Simon Daldry
Comes a Bright Day Sam Smith
2013 Skins Dominic Series 7, episodes 1 & 2
Benny and Jolene Benny
The Power Inside Neil Web series
The Double Detective
2014 Neighbors Assjuice
22 Jump Street Spencer
Premature Stanley
ALT Milo
2015 Kill Your Friends Darren
Just Jim Jim Also director and writer
2015–present Red Oaks David Lead Role
2016 The Fundamentals of Caring Trevor Filming

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 Craig Roberts's References

  1. "Person Details for Craig Haydn Roberts, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008" — FamilySearch.org". familysearch.org. 
  2. Rose, Lacey; O'Connell, Michael; Sandberg, Bryn Elise; Stanhope, Kate; Goldberg, Lesley (August 28, 2015). "Next Gen Fall TV: 10 Stars Poised for Breakouts". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved December 2, 2015. 
  3. "Maesycwmmer teen lands role in Ben Stiller film". Campaign Series. 
  4. Henry Barnes (15 March 2011). "'I love deadpan': Richard Ayoade and Craig Roberts on Submarine". The Guardian. Guardian Media Group. Retrieved 15 March 2012. 
  5. White, James (6 November 2009). "Paddy Considine starring in Submarine". TotalFilm.com. Retrieved 15 March 2012. 
  6. "Submarine stars Craig Roberts and Yasmin Paige: Q&A". Film4. Retrieved 15 March 2012. 
  7. "BBC Three - Being Human, Series 3, Adam's Family". BBC. 
  8. The Sheepish Approach Teaser. Vimeo. 

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