Craig was introduced in Season 2 as an avid photographer who loved taking pictures of his half-sister Angela Jeremiah. It is later revealed that his stepfather is Joey Jeremiah. Craig’s biological father, Albert Manningwas physically abusive, and eventually Craig moved in with Joey.
His interest in photography slowly declined, and he became more of a rocker. Much later, he ends up receiving a record deal, which was how he exited the series. Craig was diagnosed as bipolar in Season 4although he exhibited symptoms much earlier in the show. He was best friends with Marco Del RossiEllie Nash who harboured an unrequited crush on him for over two years before her feelings were eventually returned and Jimmy Brooks and friends with Sean CameronEmma Nelson and Ashley Kerwin.
He had an on-and-off friendship with Spinner Mason. He was portrayed by Jake Epstein. The Next Generation Season 2 Craig in season 2. He hangs around the park, taking photos of his half sister, Angela Jeremiah. His father has never really forgiven his late wife, Julia, for leaving him for Joey, and because of this, he starts to take his anger out on Craig. He is angered that Craig is associating with Joey’s family, and forbids him from maintaining contact with Angie.
It is also revealed that he physically abuses Craig. During an incident where he is beating Craig, his father broke his camera. Craig, after being beaten by his father The next day, he gave Craig money for a new camera. Craig planned on using this money to run away. He met Angela at the park and they played together for a while, but when she accidentally fell on his bruise, he told her a dinosaur hurt him. He asked her to come with him to British Columbia.