The Boondock Saints

Bill Craig appears briefly in the 1999 movie, The Boondock Saints starring Willem Dafoe, Sean Patrick Flannery, Norman Reedus and Billy Connolly. Bill has a small role as ‘McGerkin’, for whom the two lead characters work at a meat packing plant in Boston. Bill had a great time filming this movie and enjoyed spending time with the cast and crew. Billy Connolly provided some unforgettable memories with his ever brilliant humour. In Germany the movie was released under the name Der Blutige Pfad Gottes with different artwork.

The Irish bar scenes were filmed in Toronto at McVeigh’s Irish Pub. Bill performs at McVeigh’s regularly and can be seen there in the movie unwinding with a pint after work.

Many covers of Boondock Saints on video, where it developed a cult following

 

McGerkin in Action

Below are some screen captures of Bill in the movie. Thanks to Yoan Riou for providing these pictures.
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“The Boondock Saints” Deleted Scene 001 “Meat packing plant”

 

An International Hit

Here is the German Poster for the film. Thanks to Thomas T. and William K. for the image.

 

Bill’s 15 Minutes, Immortalized Online

Bill Craig’s movie career has netted him an illustrious page on the Internet Movie Database!

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