He wrote and directed two films, Thief of Hearts (1988) and Listen to Me (1990). Stewart also wrote the screenplay for the 1995 film adaption of The Scarlet Letter, starring Demi Moore. For theater, Stewart co-wrote An Officer and a Gentleman: The Musical, which premiered at the Lyric Theatre in Sydney in 2012. What About Love, Stewarts latest film starring Sharon Stone and Andy Garcia, will be released in theaters this year.
Stewart lives with his artist wife Judith in Hawaii. His three children, Dylan, Sean, and Shady live in Los Angeles.