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Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Robert Wise

Writing Credits  

Ernest Lehman ... (screenplay)
 
Rocky Graziano ... (autobiography) and
Rowland Barber ... (with)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Ma Barbella
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Romolo
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Nick Barbella
Joseph Buloff ...
Benny
Sammy White ...
Whitey Bimstein
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Heldon
Robert P. Lieb ...
District Attorney Hogan (as Robert Lieb)
Theodore Newton ...
Athletic Commissioner Edward Eagan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Caswell Adams ...
Sam (uncredited)
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Romolo's Attorney (uncredited)
Fred Aldrich ...
Ringside Photographer - Zale Fight (uncredited)
Harry Arnie ...
Spectator (uncredited)
Edward Astran ...
Hearing Specatator (uncredited)
Bob Bardette ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Walter Beaver ...
Sidekick (uncredited)
Michael Bookasta ...
Boy at Parade (uncredited)
William Boyett ...
Military Policeman Escort at Fight (uncredited)
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Boy (uncredited)
John Breen ...
Hearing Specatator (uncredited)
Ben Cameron ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Frank Campanella ...
Detective (uncredited)
Walter Cartier ...
Polack (uncredited)
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Audrey at Age 3 (uncredited)
George Cisar ...
Fence (uncredited)
Russ Clark ...
Zale Fight Referee (uncredited)
Tom Coleman ...
Reporter at Sparring Session (uncredited)
Russ Conway ...
Capt. Grifton (uncredited)
Gene Coogan ...
Bookie (uncredited)
Clancy Cooper ...
Capt. Lancheck (uncredited)
Vincent Correccio ...
Tough Kid (uncredited)
Joe Costa ...
Racketeer (uncredited)
Matt Crowley ...
Lou Stillman (uncredited)
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Shorty the Greek (uncredited)
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Off-screen Reporter (voice) (uncredited)
James Dime ...
Training Spectator (uncredited)
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MP (uncredited) (unconfirmed)
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Cpl. Quinbury (uncredited)
John Eldredge ...
Reformatory Warden George Niles (uncredited)
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Radio Listener (uncredited)
Robert Gardett ...
Reporter (uncredited)
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Referee (uncredited)
Jan Gillum ...
Yolanda at Age 12 (uncredited)
Sam Gilman ...
Detective Arresting Rocky (uncredited)
Pete Gonzales ...
Fighter (uncredited)
Herschel Graham ...
Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Charles Green ...
Curtis Hughtower - Fighter (uncredited)
Donna Jo Gribble ...
Yolanda Barbella (uncredited)
Kit Guard ...
Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Don Haggerty ...
Leavenworth Prison Guard (uncredited)
Bern Hoffman ...
Fat Man at Hijacking Attempt (uncredited)
Dynamite Jackson ...
Referee (uncredited)
Walter Johnson ...
Guard (uncredited)
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Private in Rocky's Tent at Army Base (uncredited)
Rodney Jones ...
Fighter (uncredited)
Byron Kane ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Jackie Kelk ...
George (uncredited)
Kenner G. Kemp ...
Fight Commissioner's Assistant (uncredited)
Jack Kenney ...
Reformatory Guard (uncredited)
Jess Kirkpatrick ...
Chicago Reporter (uncredited)
Joe La Barba ...
Referee in Brooklyn Arena (uncredited)
Richard LaMarr ...
Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Pat Lawless ...
Cop (uncredited)
David Leonard ...
Mr. Mueller (uncredited)
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Reporter at Sparring Session (uncredited)
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Frankie Peppo (uncredited)
Jack Lomas ...
Reformatory Guard (uncredited)
Cy Malis ...
Referee (uncredited)
Joseph Marr ...
Customer (uncredited)
Gregg Martell ...
Guard (uncredited)
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Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Joe McGuinn ...
Guard (uncredited)
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Fidel (uncredited)
Tyler McVey ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Tony Michaels ...
Assistant Commissioner (uncredited)
Frank Mills ...
Counterman at Gym (uncredited)
Mike Morelli ...
Radio Listener (uncredited)
Philip Morini ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Robin Morse ...
Reporter at Boxing Commission Hearing (uncredited)
Ben Moselle ...
Referee in Army Arena (uncredited)
Jimmy Murphy ...
Young Fighter at Gym (uncredited)
Frank Nechero ...
Spectator (uncredited)
Ralph Neff ...
Spectator (uncredited)
Billy Nelson ...
Commissioner (uncredited)
James O'Rear ...
Judge (uncredited)
Jack Orrison ...
Detective (uncredited)
Jack Perry ...
Man in Bar (uncredited)
Judson Pratt ...
Johnny Hyland (uncredited)
Terry Rangno ...
Rocky at Age 8 (uncredited)
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Subway Guard (uncredited)
Ralph Reed ...
Soldier (uncredited)
Dick Rich ...
Geezer - Work Detail Guard (uncredited)
Christopher Riordan ...
One of Rocky's Friends (uncredited)
Michael Ross ...
Subway Guard (uncredited)
John Rosser ...
Detective (uncredited)
Benny Rubin ...
Fight Promoter (uncredited)
Eddie Ryder ...
Prisoner (uncredited)
Willard Sage ...
Captain Earl Woodhope (uncredited)
Andy Savilla ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Sam Scar ...
Spectator (uncredited)
Jack Shea ...
Leavenworth Prison Guard (uncredited)
Don Shelton ...
Captain at Court Martial (uncredited)
Court Shepard ...
Tony Zale (uncredited)
Al Silvani ...
Rocky's Second (uncredited)
Buster Slaven ...
Sidekick (uncredited)
Bert Stevens ...
Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Ray Stricklyn ...
Bryson (uncredited)
Sam Taub ...
Himself (uncredited)
Wayne Taylor ...
Prisoner (uncredited)
James Todd ...
Colonel at Court Martial (uncredited)
Renata Vanni ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Ron Veto ...
Bar patron (uncredited)
Ray Walker ...
Zale Ring Announcer (uncredited)
Paul Weber ...
Chicago Reporter (uncredited)
Tommy White ...
Boy (uncredited)
Billy Wilson ...
Commissioner (uncredited)
Harry Wismer ...
Himself (uncredited)
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Produced by 

James E. Newcom ... associate producer
Charles Schnee ... producer

Music by 

Bronislau Kaper

Cinematography by 

Joseph Ruttenberg ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Albert Akst

Art Direction by 

Malcolm Brown
Cedric Gibbons

Set Decoration by 

F. Keogh Gleason ... (as Keogh Gleason)
Edwin B. Willis

Makeup Department 

William Tuttle ... makeup creator

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Robert Saunders ... assistant director
Hank Moonjean ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Tom Volpe ... props (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Wesley C. Miller ... recording supervisor (as Dr. Wesley C. Miller)
Van Allen James ... sound editor (uncredited)
Charles Wallace ... sound (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Warren Newcombe ... special effects

Stunts 

Lucky Kargo ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Alan Stetson ... key grip

Music Department 

Alex Alexander ... musician: cello (uncredited)
Robert Franklyn ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Johnny Green ... conductor (uncredited)
Virginia Majewski ... musician: viola (uncredited)
Uan Rasey ... musician: trumpet (uncredited)
Milton Raskin ... musician: piano (uncredited)
Miklós Rózsa ... conductor (uncredited)
Si Zentner ... musician: trombone (uncredited)

Other crew 

John Indrisano ... technical advisor (as Johnny Indrisano)
Helena Sorrell ... acting coach: Pier Angeli (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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