Charles Haid

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Charles Maurice Haid III (born June 2, 1943) is an American actor and director, with notable work in both movies and television. He is known for his portrayal of Officer Andy Renko in Hill Street Blues. Haid was born in San Francisco, California, the son of Grace Marian (née Folger) and Charles Maurice Haid, Jr. He attended Carnegie Institute of Technology (now Carnegie Mellon University), where he met Steven Bochco. He was associate producer of the original stage production of Godspell in 1971, which was developed at CMU. Haid's acting credits include the 1976/1977 police drama series Delvecchio as Sgt. Paul Schonski and the 1980s police drama series Hill Street Blues, as Officer Andy Renko, and as Dr. Mason Parrish in the 1980 movie Altered States. His directing credits include an episode of ER which earned him a Directors Guild Award, and DGA nominations for the TV-movie Buffalo Soldiers and an episode of NYPD Blue. He is a regular director on the FX series Nip/Tuck. He has also directed for the FX series Sons of Anarchy. He is a regular director for the CBS series Criminal Minds. He also portrayed serial killer Randall Garner (aka "The Fisher King") on Criminal Minds. During a visit to New Zealand in the 1980s, Haid was interviewed for a television news program, and surprised many viewers when he discussed his Shakespearean background, and love of live stage work. In 2004-2005 Haid played C. T. Finney, a corrupt New York ...

2 3

Cop (1988)

An obsessive, insubordinate homicide cop is convinced a serial killer is loose in the Hollywood area and disobeys orders in order to catch him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James B. Harris
CAST:  James Woods  •  Lesley Ann Warren  •  Charles Durning  •  Charles Haid

An obsessive, insubordinate homicide cop is convinced a serial killer is loose in the Hollywood area and disobeys orders in order to catch him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James B. Harris
CAST:  James Woods  •  Lesley Ann Warren  •  Charles Durning  •  Charles Haid

Home on the Range (2004)

When a greedy outlaw schemes to take possession of the "Patch Of Heaven" dairy farm, three determined cows, a karate-kicking stallion and a colorful corral of critters join forces to save their home. The stakes are sky-high as this unlikely animal alliance risk ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Will Finn  •  John Sanford
CAST:  Randy Quaid  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Judi Dench  •  Cuba Gooding Jr.

When a greedy outlaw schemes to take possession of the "Patch Of Heaven" dairy farm, three determined cows, a karate-kicking stallion and a colorful corral of critters join forces to save their home. The stakes are sky-high as this unlikely animal alliance risk ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Will Finn  •  John Sanford
CAST:  Randy Quaid  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Judi Dench  •  Cuba Gooding Jr.

Iron Will (1994)

When Will Stoneman's father dies, he is left alone to take care of his mother and their land. Needing money to maintain it, he decides to join a cross country dogsled race. This race will require days of racing for long hours, through harsh weather and terrain. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Haid
CAST:  Mackenzie Astin  •  Kevin Spacey  •  Brian Cox  •  David Ogden Stiers

When Will Stoneman's father dies, he is left alone to take care of his mother and their land. Needing money to maintain it, he decides to join a cross country dogsled race. This race will require days of racing for long hours, through harsh weather and terrain. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Haid
CAST:  Mackenzie Astin  •  Kevin Spacey  •  Brian Cox  •  David Ogden Stiers

Life Is Ruff (2005)

Calvin Wheeler is a scheming 13-year-old boy with everything going for him, except for an original issue of his precious comic book collection. When a prized show-dog chases him down while skateboarding one day, his owner inadvertently convinces him to adopt and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Haid
CAST:  Kyle Massey  •  Kay Panabaker  •  Mitchel Musso  •  Carter Jenkins

Calvin Wheeler is a scheming 13-year-old boy with everything going for him, except for an original issue of his precious comic book collection. When a prized show-dog chases him down while skateboarding one day, his owner inadvertently convinces him to adopt and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Haid
CAST:  Kyle Massey  •  Kay Panabaker  •  Mitchel Musso  •  Carter Jenkins

Nightbreed (1990)

A troubled young man is drawn to a mythical place called Midian where a variety of monsters are hiding from humanity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clive Barker
CAST:  Craig Sheffer  •  Anne Bobby  •  David Cronenberg  •  Charles Haid

A troubled young man is drawn to a mythical place called Midian where a variety of monsters are hiding from humanity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clive Barker
CAST:  Craig Sheffer  •  Anne Bobby  •  David Cronenberg  •  Charles Haid

Altered States (1980)

A research scientist explores the boundaries and frontiers of consciousness. Using sensory deprivation and hallucinogenic mixtures from native American shamans, he explores these altered states of consciousness and finds that memory, time, and perhaps reality ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Russell
CAST:  William Hurt  •  Blair Brown  •  Bob Balaban  •  Charles Haid

A research scientist explores the boundaries and frontiers of consciousness. Using sensory deprivation and hallucinogenic mixtures from native American shamans, he explores these altered states of consciousness and finds that memory, time, and perhaps reality ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Russell
CAST:  William Hurt  •  Blair Brown  •  Bob Balaban  •  Charles Haid

Oliver's Story (1978)

Oliver Barrett IV is emotionally devastated by the death of his wife Jenny, and, while he tries to lose himself in his work as a lawyer, the long hours don't ease his pain, especially when he finds that his leftist views conflict with those of the senior partners ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Korty
CAST:  Ryan O'Neal  •  Candice Bergen  •  Nicola Pagett  •  Edward Binns

Oliver Barrett IV is emotionally devastated by the death of his wife Jenny, and, while he tries to lose himself in his work as a lawyer, the long hours don't ease his pain, especially when he finds that his leftist views conflict with those of the senior partners ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Korty
CAST:  Ryan O'Neal  •  Candice Bergen  •  Nicola Pagett  •  Edward Binns

The Dreamer of Oz (1990)

The film is the biography of Frank Baum, the children's book author and creator of the fantasy world Oz.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Bender
CAST:  John Ritter  •  Annette O'Toole  •  Courtney Barilla  •  Rue McClanahan

The film is the biography of Frank Baum, the children's book author and creator of the fantasy world Oz.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Bender
CAST:  John Ritter  •  Annette O'Toole  •  Courtney Barilla  •  Rue McClanahan

The Execution of Private Slovik (1974)

The story of Eddie Slovik, who was executed by the Army in 1945, the only American soldier to be executed for desertion since the Civil War.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lamont Johnson
CAST:  Martin Sheen  •  Mariclare Costello  •  Ned Beatty  •  Gary Busey

The story of Eddie Slovik, who was executed by the Army in 1945, the only American soldier to be executed for desertion since the Civil War.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lamont Johnson
CAST:  Martin Sheen  •  Mariclare Costello  •  Ned Beatty  •  Gary Busey

Alex & the Gypsy (1976)

A bail bondsman falls in love with one of his "customers" — a gypsy girl, who's been accused of attempted murder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Korty
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Geneviève Bujold  •  James Woods  •  Gino Ardito

A bail bondsman falls in love with one of his "customers" — a gypsy girl, who's been accused of attempted murder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Korty
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Geneviève Bujold  •  James Woods  •  Gino Ardito

The House of God (1984)

Comedy about a couple of interns in a hospital named 'The House of God'.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donald Wrye
CAST:  Tim Matheson  •  Charles Haid  •  Michael Sacks  •  Lisa Pelikan

Comedy about a couple of interns in a hospital named 'The House of God'.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donald Wrye
CAST:  Tim Matheson  •  Charles Haid  •  Michael Sacks  •  Lisa Pelikan

Cooperstown (1993)

A retired baseball player reflects on the mistakes and problems of the past 35 years when he is overlooked for induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Haid
CAST:  Maria Pitillo  •  Charles Haid  •  Alan Arkin  •  Ed Begley Jr.

A retired baseball player reflects on the mistakes and problems of the past 35 years when he is overlooked for induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Haid
CAST:  Maria Pitillo  •  Charles Haid  •  Alan Arkin  •  Ed Begley Jr.

Riders of the Purple Sage (1996)

 (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Haid
CAST:  Ed Harris  •  Amy Madigan  •  Henry Thomas  •  G. D. Spradlin

 (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Haid
CAST:  Ed Harris  •  Amy Madigan  •  Henry Thomas  •  G. D. Spradlin

Broken Trust (1995)

A scrupulously honest judge finds he's a pawn in a federal sting to ferret out corrupt members of the bench, many of whom are his friends.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Geoffrey Sax
CAST:  Tom Selleck  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  William Atherton  •  Charles Haid

A scrupulously honest judge finds he's a pawn in a federal sting to ferret out corrupt members of the bench, many of whom are his friends.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Geoffrey Sax
CAST:  Tom Selleck  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  William Atherton  •  Charles Haid

Things in Their Season (1974)

The son in a close-knit family of Wisconsin dairy farmers decides to get married and move out of the house, just as his mother discovers she has incurable leukemia and only a short time to live.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Goldstone
CAST:  Patricia Neal  •  Ed Flanders  •  Marc Singer  •  Meg Foster

The son in a close-knit family of Wisconsin dairy farmers decides to get married and move out of the house, just as his mother discovers she has incurable leukemia and only a short time to live.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Goldstone
CAST:  Patricia Neal  •  Ed Flanders  •  Marc Singer  •  Meg Foster

The Great Escape II: The Untold Story (1988)

Allied prisoners tunnel out of a stalag, then return to avenge fellow escapees executed by the Nazis.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jud Taylor  •  Paul Wendkos
CAST:  Christopher Reeve  •  Judd Hirsch  •  Tony Denison  •  Charles Haid

Allied prisoners tunnel out of a stalag, then return to avenge fellow escapees executed by the Nazis.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jud Taylor  •  Paul Wendkos
CAST:  Christopher Reeve  •  Judd Hirsch  •  Tony Denison  •  Charles Haid

Fire and Rain (1990)

This movie is based on the actual events on the tragic day of August 2nd, 1985. Delta Airlines flight 191 en route to Los Angeles Via Dallas Ft Worth took off from Ft Lauderdale, Fl. When the plane was landing in Ft Worth wind-shear from a strong thunderstorm ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Jameson
CAST:  Charles Haid  •  John Beck  •  Tom Bosley  •  Dick Christie

This movie is based on the actual events on the tragic day of August 2nd, 1985. Delta Airlines flight 191 en route to Los Angeles Via Dallas Ft Worth took off from Ft Lauderdale, Fl. When the plane was landing in Ft Worth wind-shear from a strong thunderstorm ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Jameson
CAST:  Charles Haid  •  John Beck  •  Tom Bosley  •  Dick Christie

Man Against the Mob: The Chinatown Murders (1989)

Honest cop in corrupt 1940s Los Angeles fights against gangsters who are kidnapping and selling women into prostitution.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Pressman
CAST:  George Peppard  •  Richard Bradford  •  Charles Haid  •  Ursula Andress

Honest cop in corrupt 1940s Los Angeles fights against gangsters who are kidnapping and selling women into prostitution.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Pressman
CAST:  George Peppard  •  Richard Bradford  •  Charles Haid  •  Ursula Andress

Who'll Stop the Rain (1978)

John, a disillusioned Vietnam War journalist, turns to heroin smuggling. He cons Ray, an equally burnt out veteran into delivering the drugs stateside to his wife. Everything soon falls apart and Ray ends up on the run with John's wife trying to evade crooked ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Karel Reisz
CAST:  Nick Nolte  •  Tuesday Weld  •  Michael Moriarty  •  Anthony Zerbe

John, a disillusioned Vietnam War journalist, turns to heroin smuggling. He cons Ray, an equally burnt out veteran into delivering the drugs stateside to his wife. Everything soon falls apart and Ray ends up on the run with John's wife trying to evade crooked ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Karel Reisz
CAST:  Nick Nolte  •  Tuesday Weld  •  Michael Moriarty  •  Anthony Zerbe

Twirl (1981)

Best friends compete for the title of "Miss Twirl" (similar to a Miss America contest with the primary category of competition being (what else?) twirling!). The real test, however, is whether their friendship will survive through the contest with the pressure and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Trikonis
CAST:  Erin Moran  •  Charles Haid  •  Lisa Whelchel  •  Stella Stevens

Best friends compete for the title of "Miss Twirl" (similar to a Miss America contest with the primary category of competition being (what else?) twirling!). The real test, however, is whether their friendship will survive through the contest with the pressure and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Trikonis
CAST:  Erin Moran  •  Charles Haid  •  Lisa Whelchel  •  Stella Stevens
2 3