Actor

Craig Ferguson

Craig Ferguson

Born:

Craig Ferguson, who is Scottish American Television comedian, Actor and well known as Author born on 17 May 1962, In Springburn, Glasgow, Scotland.

Family Background:

He is the son of Robert Ferguson, a Postal worker and his wife Janet Ferguson. Craig has three siblings, Janice, Lynn Ferguson Tweddle, and Scott. His Sister Lynn Ferguson is also comedian actor.

Personal Life:

Craig Ferguson married three times in his life. He married Anne Hogarth in 1983, Their marriage ended with divorce in 1986. In 1998, He married Sascha Corwin, The couple has one son, Milo. They divorced in 2004. In 2008, He married Megan Wallace-Cunningham, an Art dealer. They have one son, Liam James.

Education:

He attended the Muirfield Primary School and later moved to Cumbernauld High School. At the age of 16, He dropped out the Cumbernauld High School.

Career:

He started his career as a drummer before joined the television. He started his career as a drummer in a Punk band called The Bastards from Hell.  Then He had worked as a bartender in a local Glasgow pub, where he had been introduced to Michael Boyd, who is the artistic director of the Tron Theatre in Glasgow. Boyd had inspired Craig to give him acting chance. In 1989, His made his first television appearance as ‘Confidence’ in an episode of sitcom ‘Red Dwarf’. After remarking that he had a talent for comedy, Ferguson had hosted ‘The Ferguson Theory’ in 1993. In the same year in 1993, Apart from comedy, He had also presented his series on Scottish archaeology titled ‘Dirt Detective’. In 1994, He moved to Los Angeles, US and got his first role as a baker in the short-lived comedy named ‘Maybe this Time’. After Some time he had got his breakthrough when he had been chosen for the role of Nigel Wick, a loveable boss in ‘The Drew Carey Show’ from 1996 to 2003. Then he also wrote and starred in three films and had also directed one of them: ‘The Big Tease’, ‘Saving Grace’, and ‘I’ll be there’. In 2006, He made his debut as a writer with the publication of the novel named ‘Between the Bridge and River’. In 2009, He had published his second novel named ‘American on Purpose: The Improbable Adventures of an Unlikely Patriot’.

Unknown Facts:

  • Ferguson Is a True Rock ‘n’ Roller.
  • He is a Published Author.
  • He believes in Ghosts.
  • He has a Pilot license.

Master Stroke:

  • He was a very popular as a Nigel Wick, the title character’s evil but the lovable boss in the show named ‘The Drew Carey Show’ in which he had played an eccentric and unlucky Englishman.

Awards and Achievements:

  • In 2003, He received the Audience Award.
  • In 2006, He received the Best Seller Author award.
  • In 2010, He received the prestigious Peabody Award.

What can we learn from Him??

Like Craig Ferguson, Always give respect to everyone. Ignore other people gossip about you.

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