Scott Haze is an American actor, writer and director. He is an alumnus of the Stella Adler Conservatory and Playhouse West, which was founded by Robert Carnegie and Sanford Meisner. In 2006 Haze envisioned, built and founded The Sherry Theater in the North Hollywood Arts District in California, naming the theater after his mother. Plays penned by Haze have included 2006's Devil's Night and 2011's Angel Asylum, both of which he acted in as well as directed. Haze has appeared in television and films. Haze's breakout performance was in his portrayal of Lester Ballard in the adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's Child of God directed by James Franco.
After filming Child Of God, Haze signed on to direct a documentary about wrestler Leroy Kemp, titled Ghosts & Goblins. The film was produced by Haze and his producing partner Danielle Scheid. In 2012 Haze signed on to play Skeet McGowan, "a conniving drug store clerk" in James Franco's adaptation of William Faulkner's novel As I Lay Dying.
In early 2013 Haze signed with ICM Partners. Haze also shot a cameo in the upcoming James Franco film Bukowski, a film looking at the formative years of writer Charles Bukowski. It was announced in May 2013 that As I Lay Dying was selected to participate in the 2013 Cannes Film Festival in the Un Certain Regard section.