Born: Established: Cork (County),
Finegan Kruckemeyer was born in Cork, Ireland, to a German father and an English mother. He came to Adelaide at the age of eight and attended school at Unley Primary School and Glenunga High School. Kruckemeyer first became involved with theatre groups as a teenager. He started with Unley Youth Theatre and later developed his skills with Independent Theatre and Brink. Kruckemeyer moved to Tasmania in his mid-twenties to pursue his playwrighting career.
Kruckemeyer has described himself as a 'playwright, poet, comedian, teacher, hip-hopper, actor, dancer and even translator'. (Advertiser, 3 February 2007)