Craig R. Baxley

Birthday:

10/20/1949

Place of birth:

Los Angeles, California, U.S.:

Biography:

Craig Redding Baxley is an American actor, director and stunt performer. He is best known for his work in the action and thriller genres. Beginning his career as a stunt performer, he was hired to perform stunts in number of notable television series namely Police Story, Harry O, Rich Man, Poor Man Book II, Gemini Man, Roots, M*A*S*H, The Dukes of Hazzard and The A-Team (his head directorial debut). He also worked as a stunt coordinator and second unit director on the feature films The Warriors (1979), The Long Riders (1980), Reds (1981) and Predator (1987). Baxley also appeared in four episodes of Kolchak: The Night Stalker, as well having small roles in Chase, Mannix, Bearcats!, Marcus Welby, M.D. and S.W.A.T. In 1987, he made his feature film directorial debut with Action Jackson. His other feature film credits are I Come in Peace (1991), Stone Cold (1991) and Sniper 2 (2002). Baxley's other television directing credits include miniseries based on Stephen King works namely Storm of the Century (1999), Rose Red (2002), The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer (2003), Kingdom Hospital (2004), as well as The Triangle (2005) and The Lost Room (2006). Some of his television film credits include A Family Torn Apart (1993), Twisted Desire (1996) and Silencing Mary (1998) both starring Melissa Joan Hart.



Credits

Aces 'N' Eights (2008)
Director
Left Behind III: World at War (2005)
Director
Kingdom Hospital (2004)
Director
The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer (2003)
Director
Sniper 2 (2002)
Director
The Glow (2002)
Director
A Touch of Hope (1999)
Director
Chameleon II: Death Match (1999)
Director
Silencing Mary (1998)
Director
Under Pressure (1997)
Director
Twisted Desire (1996)
Director
Twisted Desire (1996)
Writer
Twilight Man (1995)
Director
The Avenging Angel (1995)
Director
Deconstructing Sarah (1994)
Director
Deep Red (1994)
Director
Sudden Fury (1993)
Director
Revenge on the Highway (1992)
Director
Stone Cold (1991)
Director
Dark Angel (1990)
Director
Action Jackson (1988)
Director
Predator (1987)
Second Unit
Predator (1987)
Stunt Coordinator
The Renegades (1982)
Second Unit Director
Top of the Hill (1980)
Second Unit Director
Rollerball (1975)
Stunts
Search For the Gods (1975)
Second Unit
Search For the Gods (1975)
Stunt Coordinator
99 and 44/100% Dead (1974)
Stunts