Craig's fourth Bond film, Spectre, premiered in 2015.
In 2006, he joined the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Since taking the role of Bond, he has continued to star in other films, including the World War II film Defiance (2008), science fiction Western Cowboys & Aliens (2011), the English-language adaptation of Stieg Larsson's mystery thriller The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011), and Steven Soderbergh's heist film Logan Lucky (2017).
Craig also made a guest appearance as Bond in the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, alongside Queen Elizabeth II.
He then appeared as Joe in the Royal National Theatre's production of Tony Kushner's Angels in America in November 1993.
Also in 1993, Craig was featured in an episode of Yorkshire Television's Heartbeat, which aired 31 October 1993.
An early starring role was as 'Geordie' in the BBC's 1996 drama Our Friends in the North.
Cast as the British secret agent James Bond in October 2005, his first film in the role, Casino Royale, was released internationally in November 2006.On 8 September 2012, Bond producers announced Craig had signed on for two future Bond films, meaning he would appear as 007 in at least five films, making him the third longest-serving Bond after Roger Moore who starred in seven films, and Sean Connery who starred in six.Craig has described his portrayal of Bond as an anti-hero: "The question I keep asking myself while playing the role is, 'Am I the good guy or just a bad guy who works for the good side?His mother, Carol Olivia (née Williams), was an art teacher, and his father, Timothy John Wroughton Craig, was the landlord of the pubs Ring o' Bells in Frodsham, Cheshire and the Boot Inn in Tarporley, Cheshire, having served as a midshipman in the Merchant Navy.Craig has distant French Huguenot and Welsh ancestry.
Huguenot minister Daniel Chamier is among his ancestors, as is Sir William Burnaby, 1st Baronet.