Welcome to Ravenna Old & New West Vestures, and to the Home Page of Actor/Writer/Model Craig Hensley.
Mr. Hensley lives in historic Tombstone, AZ., with his wife Jenna Miller (Costume Designer/Model/Actress and owner of Ravenna Old and New West Vestures), and together they share a love of the Old West and its colorful history, both legend and truth. As native Arizonans, they also share a desire to keep that history alive and enjoy collaborating on film and photography projects both Western and contemporary.
One such project is the stage show “Wyatt: Last Words” in which capacity as playwright and star, Craig is a featured interviewee in the premiere episode of Gunslingers on the American Heroes Channel. Craig also works with Jenna as a model and director for her costuming/clothing company’s fashion shoots & short films.
Mr. Hensley has been a professional actor since joining Actors’ Equity Association in 1983 and Screen Actors Guild (Now SAG-AFTRA) in 1984. He has worked on stages across the country and in film and television in New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles. He recently played opposite Aidan Quinn and Wendy Makkena in the feature film “Spiked” in the role of Tucker, and opposite Adam Beach in the feature “The Unhealer” as Deputy Ruddock. Craig also played the title character in Shea Sizemore’s Civil War film, “Sedgewick”, and the role of Ray Provis in “Bygone Billy”, another Shea Sizemore film.
He has also enjoyed roles in the feature films 600 Miles (starring Tim Roth), The Griddle House (starring Charisma Carpenter, Paul Rodriguez and William Sanderson), and Hot Bath ‘n a Stiff Drink (starring William Shockley and Jeffery Patterson).
Craig’s favorite stage roles have included: Enjolras, the student rebel leader, in Les Miserables; Second National Broadway Company (San Francisco); and the role of Montparnasse in the First National Company.
Further Credits: Vance Edison, gun for hire, in the feature Western film, Deadmen, Valentine in The Two Gentlemen of Verona; performed by Shakespeare and Company in Lennox, MA. Nicholas Stoute, a Civil War hero, in Draw The Line, Roles in Shenandoah and Jesus Christ Superstar, both choreographed by Susan Stroman, a leading director/choreographer on Broadway. Buddy, the drug dealer to Roger Daltry of “The Who” (Craig’s boyhood idol), in Midnight Caller’s TV episode “Can’t Say N-N-No”. Mayor Fredricks in Welcome Home, Soldier, the long-running production at Playhouse West in Los Angeles. Mike McGraw, wealthy rancher and horse trader, in the modern Western and inspiring family tale, A Horse Story. Rocky, the title role in The Rocky Horror Show, Theatre on the Square, San Francisco, and the dashing El Gallo in The Fantasticks for the Grove Shakespeare Festival in Garden Grove, CA.
Email Craig at ActorCraigHensley@yahoo.com.