Craig R. Baxley

20 Oct 1949

Director, Actor

Craig Redding Baxley (born October 20, 1949 in Los Angeles, California) 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.

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Filmography (20 titles)

(movie, 2008)
···Aces 'N' Eights
Genre: Action, Drama, Adventure
Role: Director
(movie, 2005)
···The Triangle
Genre: Adventure, Action, Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 2005)
···Left Behind: World at War
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 2003)
···The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 2003)
···Sniper 2
Genre: Action
Role: Director
(movie, 2002)
···Rose Red
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 2002)
···The Glow
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Role: Director
(movie, 1999)
···A Touch of Hope
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1998)
···Silencing Mary
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1997)
···Bad Day on the Block
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Director
Genre: Action
Role: Director
(movie, 1996)
···Twilight Man
Genre: Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 1996)
···Twisted Desire
Genre: Drama, Crime
Role: Director
(movie, 1995)
···The Avenging Angel
Genre: Western
Role: Director
(movie, 1993)
···A Family Torn Apart
Genre: Drama, Horror, Crime
Role: Director
(movie, 1992)
···Revenge on the Highway
Genre: Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 1991)
···Stone Cold
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 1990)
···Dark Angel
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror
Role: Director
(movie, 1988)
···Action Jackson
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1973)
···Charley Varrick
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Van Sickle (as Craig Baxley))