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Stuart Gillard
Stuart Thomas Gillard

(1950-04-28) April 28, 1950 (age 71)
OccupationActor, film director, writer, television director, television producer
Years active1971–present

Stuart Thomas Gillard (born April 28, 1950) is a Canadian film, writer, producer and television director. He is best known for directing the films Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III (1993) and RocketMan (1997). He also wrote and directed the romance film Paradise in 1982, his directing debut.

As a television director, Gillard's credits include Bordertown, The Outer Limits, the original Charmed and its reboot series, One Tree Hill and 90210. He has also directed numerous television films, many for ABC Family and Disney Channel such as Girl vs. Monster and Twitches.[1]

As an actor, Gillard won the Canadian Film Award for Best Actor in 1975 for his performance as a journalist in the film Why Rock the Boat?,[2] and appeared in the 1970s sitcom Excuse My French.

Acting filmography

Year Title Role Notes
1971 The Reincarnate
1972 The Rowdyman Constable Bill
1973 The Neptune Factor Diver Phil Bradley
1974 Why Rock the Boat? Barnes - lead
1978 F.I.S.T. Phil Talbot
1980 Virus Dr. Ed Meyer
1981 Threshold Dick Getts
1985 Doin' Time Sen. Hodgkins