|Name||Charles Maurice Haid III|
|Birth Date||June 2, 1943|
|Birth Place||San Francisco, CA|
|Family|| Former spouses: Elisabeth Harmon-Haid (1992-2002)|
Deborah Richter (1985-1988)
Penelope Windust (19??-1983)
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 production of Godspell in 1971, which was developed at CMU.
Haid's acting credits include 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 also a regular director on the current FX series, Nip/Tuck.
Charles has directed the following episodes