top of page

Craig Ricci Shaynak is


Craig graduated with a degree in Medieval Drama from the University of Chicago where he was a member of the sketch comedy troupe, OFF-OFF CAMPUS founded by Second City founder, Bernie Sahlins, with Steve Schroer and Frank Kinahan.

Television viewers have seen Mr. Shaynak on LAW AND ORDER LOS ANGELES, THE SHIELD, JUST LEGAL, ALIAS, ER, WITHOUT A TRACE, LAS VEGAS, THE SUITE LIFE OF ZACK AND CODY, and I'M IN THE BAND. He had a recurring role as TINY on RAY DONOVAN on Showtime starring Liev Schreiber, Jon Voight and James Woods.


On the big screen, Craig has appeared in TED 2 starring Mark WahlbergTHE INFORMANT with Matt Damon, directed by Steven Soderbergh and in HARSH TIMES, starring Christian Bale, Freddy Rodriguez and Eva Longoria. It was written and directed by screenwriter David Ayer (U571, Training Day). Craig has also done voices for such films as HAPPY FEET and NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM.

Mr. Shaynak is a regular at Fringe festivals around the world including those in Hollywood, Edinburgh, Brighton, Melbourne, and Avignon where he recently performed his original one-man show, I AM GOOGLE.

bottom of page