Craig Horner

Craig Horner (born 24 January 1983)[1] is an Australian actor and musician who first appeared in the Australian television program Cybergirl. He is best known for his role as Richard Cypher on the television series Legend of the Seeker.

Craig Horner
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Craig Horner discusses Hindsight in 2015
Born (1983-01-24) 24 January 1983 (age 38)
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Alma materSt Peters Lutheran College
OccupationActor, musician
Years active2001–present


Horner discovered a love for acting after appearing in school productions of A Midsummer Night's Dream and The Maids. In addition to performing, Horner has been active as a musician, playing the guitar and writing music. He was a member of the band "Earth For Now" (called "Unstable Conditions" in 2011) who played their first show in Hollywood, California, starting the set with "Howl at the Moon". Horner and bandmate Steve Matsumura announced their departure from the band on 2 February 2012. He published two songs on iTunes, "Avoid" and "Say What You Mean" under the name "Ithaca". Horner enjoys playing soccer, volleyball, tennis, swimming, skiing, snowboarding, and kayaking.[2] Craig went to St Peters Lutheran College in Indooroopilly, Brisbane, Australia.[citation needed] After graduating, he pursued acting.

Horner has appeared in various TV programs since 2001: as Jackson in "Cybergirl"; as Jesse Spencer's brother in "Swimming Upstream;" as a reporter on "Totally Wild," and starred as Caleb in the U.S.'s "Monarch Cove". In 2008, Horner joined the cast of the Australian children's drama television series Blue Water High, portraying surfer Garry Miller and then Ash Dove in the series H2O: Just Add Water. He starred as Richard Cypher in Legend of the Seeker, the syndicated television adaptation of Terry Goodkind's Sword of Truth book series.

He also starred alongside Michael J. Pagan in Gregory Dark's film, See No Evil.


Year Film Role Notes
2002 Blurred Pete the Bus Nerd
2003 Swimming Upstream Ronald Fingleton
2006 See No Evil Richie Bernson
Year Title Role Notes
2001 Cybergirl Jackson Campbell Series regular (26 episodes)
2005 headLand Neil Slattery 2 episodes
2006 Two Twisted "Grand Final"
Monarch Cove Caleb 8 episodes
2007–2008 H2O: Just Add Water Ash Dove Recurring cast (11 episodes)
2008 Blue Water High Garry Miller Main cast (Season 3; 11 episodes)
2008–2010 Legend of the Seeker Richard Cypher Main role (Seasons 1–2; 44 episodes)
2012 Joey Dakota Joey Dakota Main role; TV movie
2015 Hindsight Sean Main role
2016 Once Upon a Time The Count of Monte Cristo "A Bitter Draught"[3]


  1. ^ Jenna Busch. "The Seeker Speaks - TV Feature at IGN". IGN. Retrieved 28 February 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Craig Horner". AUSXIP Network. Retrieved 11 March 2008. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Abrams, Natalie (20 July 2016). "Once Upon a Time books Legend of the Seeker star – exclusive". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 21 July 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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