|Birth place||San Francisco, California, USA|
|Profession||Motion picture actor and director|
|Years active||1973 to present|
|Seasons||1, 4, 9, & 15|
|First episode||"Into That Good Night"|
|Last episode||"Let It Snow"|
|Credits||7 episodes (see below)|
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, the 1980s police drama series Hill Street Blues as Officer Andy Renko, and the 1980 movie Altered States as Dr. Mason Parrish. In 2004-2005 Haid played C. T. Finney, a corrupt New York police captain, on the sixth season of the NBC show Third Watch. Haid provided the voice of the one-legged rabbit "Lucky Jack" in the 2004 Disney animated film Home On The Range. Twenty years earlier, Haid voiced main character "Montgomery Moose" in the pilot episode of The Get Along Gang, produced by Nelvana. He was replaced by Sparky Marcus for the subsequent series.
His directing credits include an episode of ER that 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 and AMC's Breaking Bad. He is a regular director for the CBS series Criminal Minds, for which he also portrayed serial killer Randall Garner (aka "The Fisher King").
- Season 1 - "Into That Good Night" and "Happy New Year"
- Season 4 - "Think Warm Thoughts" and "Family Practice"
- Season 9 - "Insurrection" and "A Boy Falling Out of the Sky"
- Season 15 - "Let It Snow"