Craig was very good in the film. But (you knew that was coming), I kept noticing how short Daniel Craig was. He was shorter than almost ever. Daniel Wroughton Craig (born 2 March ) is an English actor. He trained at the National . The 5-footinch ( cm) blond Craig was not considered by some protesters to fit the tall, dark Bond portrayed by the previous Bond actors, and. Monty Python star John Cleese, 76, told Channel Seven's The Morning Show on Monday that Daniel Craig, 47, is 'not tall enough' to play.