Not only this, he was even discussed to play the famous character of Dr Reed Richards, more famously known as Mr Fantastic in the 2005 movie, ‘fantastic four’.
His ancestry can be traced back to Ireland Scotland, Germany and France.He holds credit for recording several plays which were broadcasted on radio. He was considered to play the role of famous comic character, superman, in the 2006 movie, Superman returns.At this time, even Brett Ratner was attached to the film.This idea was later scrapped because of the conflicts related to scheduling with the 2000 film, Bedazzled.Eventually, Matthew Mc Conaughey ended up getting the role.
Because with the current release of "Defiance", dream crush Daniel Craig has now played a Polish Jewish guerilla fighter, an American Jewish soldier (in "Fateless") and a Jewish Mossad (in "Munich"). (Editor's update, June 22, 2011: Way to go, Rachel Weisz!