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Stuart Baird
Producer  •  Editor

Stuart Baird is a two-time Academy Award® nominee for Best Editing (Superman  and Gorillas in the Mist ) who received BAFTA nominations for Bond films Casino Royale  and Skyfall. He has also directed three big studio films: Executive Decision, U.S. Marshals  and Star Trek: Nemesis.

Born in England, Baird entered the film industry after attending University College, London. He served as assistant to editor Lindsay Anderson on the film If…  before working for director Ken Russell on a number of films, beginning with Women in Love. Baird served as editor on Russell’s Tommy and Valentino  and associate producer on Altered States. Since then he has worked for numerous directors, most notably Richard Donner, Fred Zinnemann, Sam Mendes, Tony Scott, Martin Campbell and Michael Apted. Film credits include The Omen, Outland, Five Days One Summer, MaverickLethal Weapon, Lethal Weapon 2, Die Hard 2, Demolition Man, Robin Hood Prince of Thieves, Edge of Darkness, Mission: Impossible 2, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider  and Salt.

Baird is married with two daughters, one of whom is also a film editor.