Born in Oregon, Craig Wasson was educated at that state's university. Wasson made his first Broadway appearance in 1975's All God's Chillun Got Wings. Three years later, he made his film bow in Boys from Company C, for which he also wrote and performed a song. His TV credits include continuing roles on Phyllis (1975) and Skag (1980), and the part of Mark Twain in the 1983 "American Playhouse" presentation Innocents Abroad. Craig Wesson is best known to Brian De Palma devotees for his performance as claustrophobic actor Jake Scully in Body Double (1984).