Craig Bierko and his combination of leading-man good looks, mesmerizing charm and incredible range as an actor have seamlessly enabled the talented actor to crossover between numerous productions on the big screen, television and theatre. Craig currently stars in the series regular role of “Chet Wilton” in “UnREAL” for Lifetime.
Bierko most recently appeared in Anthony Fabian’s feature film “Louder than Words” opposite David Duchovny, Hope Davis and Timothy Hutton. The film is based around the compelling true story of John and Brenda Fareri who after the unexpected death of their daughter, work to build a state-of-the-art children’s hospital where families are welcomed into the healing process. Craig’s other motion pictures credits include “The Change Up” (Universal), “The Three Stooges” (20th Century Fox), “Scary Movie 4” (Weinstein/Disney), Christopher Guest’s “For Your Consideration,” Ron Howard’s “Cinderella Man” (Universal), Renny Harlin’s “Long Kiss Goodnight” and “Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas” (Universal), amongst several others.
In the theatre, Craig appeared in the 2012 New York Philharmonic’s performance of Stephen Sondheim’s “Company” directed by Lonny Price. He also starred in Des McAnuff’s Tony-Nominated Broadway production of “Guys & Dolls” in the role of “Sky Masterson,” as well as, the critically acclaimed Broadway run of Meredith Wilson’s “The Music Man” in the role of “Professor Harold Hill.” For his extraordinary talent, he received a nomination for the Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award and the Drama League Award. He was the winner of The Theater World Award for that same year.
Bierko’s other television credits include large roles in the Farrelly Brothers’ sitcom “Unhitched” (FBC) and David E. Kelley’s “Boston Legal” (ABC). Additionally, Craig had guest appearances on “Damages” (FX), “The Good Wife” (CBS), “Necessary Roughness” (USA) and “Sex and the City” (HBO).