CRAIG BIERKO (Max Baer) is remembered for his successful Broadway run
starring in Meredith Wilson's The Music Man. Craig's debut on Broadway as
the legendary Harold Hill garnered critical acclaim and attention; he was
nominated for the prestigious Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle
Award, The Drama League Award and was the recipient of The Theater World Award.
Just prior, Bierko appeared in a staged workshop of The Boys from Syracuse at
The Roundabout Theatre.
Born in Westchester, New York, he made his stage debut at the age of 10 as a
newsboy in Gypsy, in a local community theater run by his parents. Bierko later
went on to study at Northwestern University.
Bierko has enjoyed a diverse group of film roles, ranging from the villain in
Renny Harlin's The Long Kiss Goodnight, opposite Geena Davis and Samuel L.
Jackson, to the comedic turn in Larry David's Sour Grapes and in the virtual
reality thriller The Thirteenth Floor. Additional film credits include Fear and
Loathing in Las Vegas, The Suburbans and Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star,
written by Fred Wolf and David Spade, directed by Sam Weisman
Television credits include memorable guest appearances on Sex and the City,
Ally McBeal and as Paul Reiser's prospective agent on Mad About You. Bierko
most recently starred on Broadway in Daniel Goldfarb's comedy Modern Orthodox,
also starring Molly Ringwald and Jason Biggs.
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