Craig Robert Young (born 4 October 1976) is a British actor who began his acting career at age ten, starring in the stage production of The Price of Coal. By the time he was 17, he moved to London to attend the Central School of Speech and Drama, whereupon he was chosen to become a member of the pop band Deuce, scoring four top 30 single hits. Shortly after performing in the group, Young appeared in the West End production of Much Ado about Nothing at the Queen's Theatre.
Young soon began a successful starring stint as Alex Wilkinson in the long-running, award-winning British television series Dream Team. In 2001, he moved to Los Angeles, where he soon became a regular on the MTV series Spyder Games. Other television roles followed included appearances on S Club 7, Charmed, Sabrina, the Teenage Witch and The District. Young was also cast in the films Totally Sexy Loser and Wannabe, The latter, he co-wrote with director Richard Keith.
In addition to shooting the television pilot Zoey 101 opposite Jamie Lynn Spears, Young portrayed Coach Moore in Just for Kicks, the Nickelodeon soccer series. (13 Episodes)
He appeared in the play Boise, USA originating the role of "Will Fairchild" in 2008.
More recently he has appeared in the CW's 2009 series Melrose Place. Playing Ella Simms' German love-rat famed director "Franz Keppler". He recurred on the TV series 10 Things I Hate About You. playing yet another German "Frank kline". J.J. Abrams is a fan casting him in three of his TV series Lost, What About Brian and Fringe Playing fan favourite villain "Alfred Hoffman" in the season 2 episode The Bishop Revival.
As of July 2010 Young is currently filming the World War II action thriller "Return to the Hiding Place" about "Corrie Ten Boom"'s Teen Army playing "Piet Hartog" The Leader of the Rolls Royce resistance.