Craig Ferguson is a Scottish actor, writer, television host, and radio host, who voices Gobber the Belch in How to Train Your Dragon, How to Train Your Dragon 2, and the animated shorts Legend of the Boneknapper Dragon, Book of Dragons, and Gift of the Night Fury. He is also known to be a producer, screenwriter, and director.
Craig was born in Glasgow, Scotland, and emigrated to America in January of 1995. He started out as a musician, playing drums and guitar for a small band called "Dreamboys". He is now best known as the host of The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson, as well as for his special appearances on The Drew Carey Show. After retiring from his late night TV special, he started a comedic radio site on SiriusXM Satellite Radio called The Craig Ferguson Show where he still interviews celebrities.
Ferguson also wrote his autobiography; American On Purpose: The Improbable Adventures of an Unlikely Patriot. He also wrote the novel Between the Bridge and the River. He was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for narrating his autobiography's audio book in both 2010 and 2011.
Ferguson also provided the foreword to the book The Art of How to Train Your Dragon, in which he confided that the film's story line struck a particular chord with him, since as a young man he was deathly afraid of flying. Though he eventually overcame it because now, not only is he not afraid to board airplanes, but he is a certified pilot.