Deborah S. Craig - Bio and Creative Works

Deborah S. Craig

Born
1974-06-01
Age
48
Full TV/Movie Credits
Bio

Deborah S. Craig stars as Shelley Ng, a waitress at Bluebell, Alabama 's local restaurant and bar, the Rammer Jammer , in The CW 's new series "Hart of Dixie," a fish-out-of-water story about a New York City doctor (Rachel Bilson) adjusting to life in a small Southern town after she inherits a local medical practice. She is best known for originating the role of Marcy Park on Broadway in the Tony award winning musical, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Based on her own childhood, Marcy Park became the first Korean American character created on Broadway and earned her critical raves as well as a Drama Desk Award. On television, she was a recurring guest star on JJ Abrams/ABC’s "Six Degrees" opposite Bridget Moynihan and starred in MTV Iggy’s “Crap From Beyond the Seas”. As a writer/actor Miss Craig was featured on Funnyordie.com twice and achieved immortal status (over 100k hits) for her cult web hit “Yoga For Black People”. She can also be seen in the feature films "Ghost Town" with Ricky Gervais, "Just Wright" with Queen Latifah and the indie comedy “818” premiering in the 2011 Miami International Film Festival. Off Broadway credits include workshops of Tony Kushner’s IHO at the Public Theater(dir. Michael Grief) the core cast of the improv extravaganza Don't Quit Your Night Job, Sung Rno's WaVe with Ma-Yi Theater Co/Dir. Will Pomerantz, Pericles with Red Bull Theater Co/Dir. Jesse Berger, Fuenteovejuna with NAATCO (dir. David Herskovitz) and The Karaoke Show directed by Diane Paulus. Regional work includes Adam Gwon’s Ordinary Days at South Coast Rep (dir. Ethan McSweeney) , My Scary Girl at Barrington Stage Co. and the rock musical Falco in Vienna, Austria. She is an alumni of Ma-Yi Theater Company's Writers Lab, a certified yoga instructor and an accomplished singer/songwriter most notably penning the title song for the feature film “Purity” and the youtube sensation “I’m a L-L-L-L Lesbian for you”. Craig graduated from the Ma-Yi Theater Company's Writers Lab. http://hartofdixie.wikia.com/wiki/DeborahS.Craig

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MOVIE • 2022

Character: June

A wildly inventive deconstruction of the romantic comedy built around the question: What would you do if you could travel to your loved ones’ past, heal their traumas, fix their problems, and change them into the perfect partner?

MOVIE • 2022

Character: Bethany

With his family away, a devoted stay-at-home dad enjoys his first me time in years by joining his hard-partying old friend on a wild birthday adventure.

MOVIE • 2020

Character: Renee Lowell

Lucy Neal is thrown for a loop when she is accused of being too inhibited by her ex-boyfriend. In an effort to prove him wrong, Lucy creates a rather wild to-do list that sends her on a whirlwind and surprising journey of self-discovery, friendship, and new love.

MOVIE • 2019

Character: Blanche

A woman falls in love with an Olympic skier she idolized as a teenager, who takes her down some very slippery slopes.

MOVIE • 2011

Character: Detective Pam Rudin

Alyssa Rampart Pillage is a washed up TV queen whose career has been reduced to starring in commercials for her husband Bernie’s appliance empire. When their tree hugging daughter Topanga dies in a tragic golf ball accident, Bernie goes off the spiritual deep end and tries to give away their fortune with disastrous results. But what starts off as tragedy quickly turns into career re-invention for Alyssa. And as the body counts rises, so does her star. Bad Actress is a guilty pleasure of a film that gleefully mocks the world of Hollywood and Fame, which reminds us that Justice has nothing on Celebrity.Written by Anonymous (www.imdb.com).

MOVIE • 2008

Character: Nurse

A spirited romantic comedy, Ghost Town is the story of Bertram Pincus (Ricky Gervais), a cranky Manhattan dentist who develops the unwelcome ability to see dead people. Really annoying dead people. But, when a smooth-talking ghost (Greg Kinnear) traps Bertram into a romantic scheme involving his widow Gwen (Tea Leoni), they are entangled in a hilarious predicament between the now and the hereafter!

MOVIE • 1999

Character: Paralegal

A lazy law school grad adopts a kid to impress his girlfriend, but everything doesn't go as planned and he becomes the unlikely foster father.

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