Craig Baumgarten was born on August 27, 1949. His birthplace is the USA. He is a studio executive and producer. He first married Melissa Prophet and later divorced her. On April 18, 1981, he married Vicki Frederick and later divorced her. He then married Shawn Gardner on December 9, 2006, and is presently living with her. He is the barrister of John Fasano. In 1975, Baumgarten produced the movie Sometime Sweet Susan. He also appeared as Johnny in that movie. He was the executive producer of the film Prisoners in 1981. In 1984, he produced the TV movie A Streetcar Named Desire. He was also the executive producer of the film Misunderstood in the same year.
Then he was the executive producer of the TV movie The Bobby and Larry show and Lies of the Twins in the year 1990 and 1991, respectively. In 1991, he was the co-producer of the movie Hook. It was directed by
Steven Spielberg. It was a fantasy adventure film. It was nominated in five categories for the Academy Awards. The movie was successful at the box. In 1992, he produced the film Universal Soldier and in 1993, he produced Nowhere to Run. In 1994, he produced Blank Check and It Could Happen to You. In 1995, he produced Hidden Assassin and Jade. He produced five movies in 1997 which include: All Lies End in Murder, The Hunchback, Michael Hayes, The Devil’s Child and Cold Around the Heart.
He produced Universal Soldiers: The Return and Love Stinks in 1999. In 2002, Baumgarten was the executive producer of the TV movie Lathe of Heaven. He produced the movies Shattered Glass, The Order and Peter Pan in 2003. It was an adventure fantasy film directed by P.J. Hogan. The film was successful at the box office and received positive comments. In 2005, he was the executive producer of TV movie Fighting the Odds: The Marilyn Gambrell Story. In 2012, he produced the third part of Universal Soldiers:
The Day of Reckoning. In 2013, he produced the TV movie Twist of Faith. In 2014, he produced the movie
Skin Trade. Then he left a gap for a year and started producing again in 2016. He produced
Toni Braxton: Unbreak My Heart, Never Back Down: No Surrender and All I See Is You. He is also the producer of Accident Man and The Foreign which is in the pre-production stage. The film is yet to be released in 2017.