Craig Hurley has quite literally been an active member of the entertainment industry his entire life. His first on screen performance was at the age of four in a car commercial for “Chevrolet”. He graduated high school at the Chicago Academy for The Arts in 1986. Throughout those years as a child actor, he shot a guest role on the series “Lady Blue” starring Danny Aiello. He also did several theatre projects in Chicago, including “Levitation” at Victory Gardens Theatre, during which Craig was honored to work with legendary Chicago actress Fern Persons.
Craig moved to Hollywood at 18, graduating in 1988 from The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Pasadena, California.
After graduation, Craig was thrilled to begin his professional adult acting career by starring in Glenn Frey’s music video for his hit “True Love”. He subsequently enjoyed lead guest starring roles on classic TV series such as “Highway to Heaven”, starring one of his childhood idols, Michael Landon. He loved working with Robert Englund on “Freddy’s Nightmares” (alongside his now fiancé Katie Barberi), Richard Grieco on “21 Jump Street”, LeVar Burton on “Star Trek: TNG”, and beating up Luke Perry on “Beverly Hills, 90210”. Recurring roles include the role of Johnny Youngblood in “Hunter” opposite Fred Dryer, and playing Tracy Needham’s romantic boyfriend Kent on the critically acclaimed “Life Goes On”, opposite Patty LuPone and Bill Smitrovich. Series regular credits include the lead role of Danny Larsen on the Dick Wolf produced series “Nasty Boys”, opposite Dennis Franz and Ben Bratt. Most recently, Craig has enjoyed guest starring turns on USA Network’s “Graceland” and Starz Network’s “Magic City”.
Craig’s film credits include the role of Andy in “Warlock: the Armageddon”, playing Billy Crystal’s daughter’s biker boyfriend Curtis in “City Slickers 2”, and playing a cynical contractor in Julian Gilby’s “Plastic.”
Craig has also enjoyed a very successful career in Voice Over performance, having to date completed over 500 VO renderings in commercials, film and video games.