Craig is a character in The Perks of Being a Wallflower. In the film, he is portrayed by Reece Thompson.


Craig is a photographer, who was shown to be a good guy in the beginning. He was also part of Mary Elizabeth's Rocky Horror Picture Show productions, one which he flaked out on. He also dated Sam for most of the story, but it turned out he was cheating on her in the end. It is revealed that Craig goes to college.



Craig was dating Sam, but during the end of the novel, it was shown that he had been cheating on her with multiple girls. Craig tells Sam about this on prom night, and she runs from the room crying. The two break up and Craig is not really mentioned again. Craig was also friends with Peter who later dates Mary Elizabeth. Peter finds out that Craig cheated on Sam and the relationship breaks.