Charles Haid Biography (1943-)

Full name, Charles Maurice Haid; born June 2, 1943, in San Francisco (some sources cite Palo Alto), CA; son of Charles Maurice, Jr. and Grace Marian (maiden name, Folger) Haid; cousin of Merv Griffin (an entertainer and executive);married Penelope Windust (an actress; divorced, 1983); married Deborah "Debi" Richter (an actress), February 17, 1985 (marriage ended); married ElisabethHarmon, 1992; children: (first marriage) Arcadia Elizabeth, Brittany Catherine.

Actor, producer, director
Birth Details
June 2, 1943
San Francisco, California, United States

Famous Works

  • Stage Appearances
  • Elizabeth I, Lyceum Theatre, New York City, 1972
  • The Merchant of Venice, National Shakespeare Festival, Old Globe Theatre, San Diego, CA, 1973
  • Stage Work
  • Associate producer, Godspell, Cherry Lane Theatre, New York City,1971
  • Assistant director, The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window, LongacreTheatre, New York City, 1972
  • Associate producer, Godspell, Broadhurst Theatre, then Plymouth Theatre, both New York City, 1976 later Ambassador Theatre, New York City, 1977
  • Film Appearances
  • Second goon, Alex and the Gypsy (also known as Love and Other Crimes), 1976
  • Sergeant Nick Yanov, The Choirboys (also known as Aenglarna), Universal, 1977
  • Eddie Peace, Who'll Stop the Rain? (also known as Dog Soldiers), United Artists, 1978
  • Stephen Simpson, Oliver's Story, Paramount, 1978
  • Mason Parrish, Altered States, Warner Bros., 1980
  • Fats (the Fatman), The House of God, United Artists, 1984
  • Delbert "Whitey" Haines, Cop (also known as Blood on the Moon), Atlantic Releasing, 1987
  • Commander Howard, The Rescue, Buena Vista, 1988
  • Captain Eigerman, Nightbreed (also known as Clive Barker's Nightbreed), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1990
  • Abe Choate, Storyville, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1992
  • Bishop Cahill, The Third Miracle, Sony Picture Classics, 1999
  • Film Work
  • Executive producer (with Michael Nesmith and Jane Alexander), Square Dance (also known as Home Is Where the Heart Is), Island, 1987
  • Director, Iron Will, Buena Vista, 1994
  • Director and producer of the short film The Last Supper.
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Ed McShane, Kate McShane, CBS, 1975
  • Sergeant Paul Shonski, Delvecchio, CBS, 1976-1977
  • Officer Andrew "Andy" Renko, Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1981-1987
  • Miniseries
  • George Lumden, The Bastard (also known as The Kent Chronicles and Kent Family Chronicles), syndicated, 1978
  • Buddy Eckhard, The Fire Next Time, CBS, 1993
  • Movies
  • Brockmeyer, The Execution of Private Slovik, NBC, 1974
  • Dr. Willie McCreevy, Things in Their Season, CBS, 1974
  • Jimmy, Remember When (also known as Four Stars in the Window), NBC, 1974
  • Sergeant Bray, Foster and Laurie, CBS, 1975
  • Earl Wheelie, Death Moon, CBS, 1978
  • Sergeant Case, A Death in Canaan, CBS, 1978
  • Matt Jordan, Twirl, NBC, 1981
  • Fred Bemous, Divorce Wars (also known as Divorce Wars: A Love Story), ABC, 1982
  • Fred Chandler, Children in the Crossfire, NBC, 1984
  • "Crazy" Sam Shockley, Six against the Rock, NBC, 1987
  • Sergeant Kupjack, Weekend War, ABC, 1988
  • Sergeant Mac MacKenzie, The Great Escape II: The Untold Story, NBC, 1988
  • Alex Connors, The Revenge of Al Capone (also known as Al Caponein Jail and Capone), NBC, 1989
  • Bob Sonnamaker, Fire and Rain, USA Network, 1989
  • Buddy Bunnucci, Man against the Mob: The Chinatown Murders (also known as Man Against the Mob II: Man in Cement), NBC, 1989
  • James "Jim" Pierson, A Deadly Silence, ABC, 1989
  • Al Badham/Cowardly Lion, The Dreamer of Oz: The L. Frank Baum Story (also known as The Dreamer of Oz), NBC, 1990
  • Dr. Michael Scott, Freeze Frame (also known as The Homeroom News), The Disney Channel, 1990
  • Tommy Quinn, In the Line of Duty: A Cop for the Killing (also known as A Cop for the Killing and In the Line of Duty: The Dallas DrugMurders), NBC, 1990
  • Broken Trust (also known as Court of Honor), TNT, 1995
  • Specials
  • NBC team member, Battle of the Network Stars XV, ABC, 1983
  • NBC team member, Battle of the Network Stars XVI, ABC, 1984
  • Host, A Program for Vietnam Veterans ... and Everyone Else Who ShouldCare, PBS, 1986
  • The Academy of Country Music's Twentieth Anniversary Reunion, NBC,1986
  • The Best of Farm Aid: An American Event, HBO, 1986
  • The 21st Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, 1986
  • Willie Nelson's Picnic, syndicated, 1987
  • Uncle, "Choose Your Own Adventure: The Case of the Silk King," ABC Weekend Special, ABC, 1992
  • Episodic
  • "Dead Lady's Tears," Cannon, CBS, 1973
  • Fred, "The Marathon," The Waltons, CBS, 1974
  • Lem Hargis, "Like Old Times," Gunsmoke, CBS, 1974
  • Sergeant Garvey, "The Admiral's Lady," Harry O, ABC, 1974
  • "Explosion," Movin' On, NBC, 1975
  • "The Last Raid," Kung Fu, ABC, 1975
  • "Task Force: Cop Killer," Police Woman, NBC, 1976
  • "The Walking Bomb," Switch, CBS, 1976
  • Grandpa Goes to Washington, NBC, 1978
  • Bob Baker, "The Girl with a Gift for Disaster," The New Adventures ofWonder Woman (also known as Wonder Woman), CBS, 1979
  • Sweepstakes, NBC, 1979
  • Gas man, "Working," American Playhouse, PBS, 1982
  • Steve Cranston, "Street of Shadows," The Twilight Zone, syndicated, 1988
  • Augie Specter, "Weave a Tangled Web," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1989
  • "Coach," The Hitchhiker, USA Network, 1989
  • Joe Brisco, "See You in Court, Baby," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1990
  • Frank Souter (some sources cite Hank Souter), For Their Own Good,ABC, 1993
  • Little Eddie McVee, "Cooperstown," TNT Screenworks, TNT, 1993
  • Charlie Lear, "Good Time Charlie," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1994
  • Appeared in an episode of Barney Miller (also known as The Lifeand Times of Captain Barney Miller), ABC.
  • Pilots
  • Ed McShane, Kate McShane, CBS, 1975
  • Dr. Lawrence "Red" Hacker, Scalpels, NBC, 1980
  • Jim Blanton, Code of Vengeance (also known as Dalton), NBC,1985
  • Dwight Perry, Fort Figueroa, CBS, 1988
  • Other
  • Buck Sunday, Pray TV (also known as K-GOD), 1980
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Producer, Cop Rock, ABC, 1990
  • Executive producer (with others), High Incident, ABC, 1996
  • Executive producer (with others), Buddy Faro, CBS, 1998
  • Executive producer (with others), Big Apple, CBS, 2001
  • Director; Miniseries
  • Sally Hemings: An American Scandal, CBS, 2000
  • Director; Movies
  • In the Line of Duty: Siege at Marion (also known as In the Lineof Duty: The Hostage Murders and In the Line of Duty: Standoff at Marion), NBC, 1992
  • The Nightman (also known as The Watchman), NBC, 1992
  • Riders of the Purple Sage, TNT, 1996
  • Buffalo Soldiers, TNT, 1997
  • Producer; Movies
  • (With Frank Prendergast and George Schaefer) Children in the Crossfire, NBC, 1984
  • Flying Blind, NBC, 1990
  • (With others) In the Line of Duty: A Cop for the Killing (also known as A Cop for the Killing and In the Line of Duty: The Dallas Drug Murders), NBC, 1990
  • The Nightman (also known as The Watchman), NBC, 1992
  • Specials
  • Associate producer of the documentary special Who Are the Debolts andWhere Did They Get Nineteen Kids?.
  • Director; Episodic
  • Cop Rock, ABC, 1990
  • Doogie Howser, M.D., ABC, 1990
  • "Cooperstown," TNT Screenworks, TNT, 1993
  • "Into That Good Night," ER (also known as Emergency Room),NBC, 1994
  • "Chapter One," Murder One, ABC, 1995
  • "Happy New Year," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 1995
  • "Think Warm Thoughts," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 1998
  • Also directed episodes of Buddy Faro, CBS; High Incident, ABC; L.A. Law, NBC; and NYPD Blue, ABC.
  • Director; Pilots
  • Big Apple, CBS, 2001

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