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King of the Gypsies (1978) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Frank Pierson

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Peter Maas ... (book)
Frank Pierson ... (written for the screen by)

Cast (in credits order)  

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Groffo
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Sharon
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Persa
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Spiro Giorgio
Antonia Rey ...
Danitza Giorgio
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Adolf
Daniel Spira ...
Zio Miller
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Rui Ilanovitch
Lou Cevetillo ...
Pete Stepanowicz
Zvee Scooler ...
Phuro (as Svee Scooler)
Cory Einbinder ...
Young Dave (as Corey Einbinder)
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Middle Dave (as Matthew Laborteaux)
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Young Tita (as Danielle Brisbois)
Tiffany Bogart ...
Young Rose
Marc Vahanian ...
Young Groffo
Chris Manor ...
Gypsy Horsetrader
John Oppenheim ...
Gypsy Horsetrader
C.A.R. Smith ...
Christening Priest
Kathi Moss ...
Midwife
Mary Louise Wilson ...
Ivy
David Rounds ...
Mr. Kessler
Anthony Holland ...
Mr. Tomlin
Tom Quinn ...
Jewelry Store Detective
David Little ...
Kessler's Lawyer
Martin Rosenblatt ...
Zharko's Lawyer
Frederick Coffin ...
Basketball Coach (as Fred Coffin)
Michael Higgins ...
Traffic Court Judge
MacIntyre Dixon ...
Courthouse Reporter
Marc Victor ...
Courthouse Reporter
James Shannon ...
Courthouse Photographer
Paul Sparer ...
Dave's Doctor
Mark Weston ...
Insurance Adjuster
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Waiter at Mamma Leone's
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Zharko's Nurse
Bernie McInerney ...
Zharko's Doctor
Franklin Scott ...
Hallway Thug
Jay Norman ...
Hallway Thug
Artie Cavallo ...
Persa's Child
Glen Gianfrancisco ...
Persa's Child
William Duell ...
Funeral Home Director
Roy Brocksmith ...
Frinkuleschti
Blake Brocksmith ...
Frinkuleschti's Son
Harris Laskawy ...
Man at Accident
Tom Mason ...
Policeman at Groffo's Death
Stéphane Grappelli ...
Gypsy Musician - violin
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Carlini ...
Gypsy Musician - guitar
Julio R. Ceasar ...
Gypsy Dancer
Mara Coehn ...
Gypsy Dancer
Tony Constantine ...
Gypsy Dancer
Diz Disley ...
Gypsy Musician - guitar
Dee Dee Friedman ...
Gypsy Dancer (as Dee-Dee Friedman)
Matt Glaser ...
Gypsy Musician - violin
David Grisman ...
Gypsy Musician - mandolin
Hason Harfouche ...
Gypsy Dancer
Ed Henkel ...
Gypsy Dancer
Pamela Khoury ...
Gypsy Dancer
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Bodyguard
Thomas Quinn ...
Jewelery store detective (as Tom Quinn)
Elisha Rapson ...
Rose's Daughter
Manola Rivera ...
Gypsy Dancer
Dom Um Romao ...
Gypsy Musician - percussion
John Sowinski ...
Gypsy Dancer
Andy Statman ...
Gypsy Musician - mandolin
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Gypsy Dancer
Alison Contreras Woodstock ...
Gypsy Dancer
Sandy Alexander ...
Bodyguard (uncredited)
Black-Eyed Susan ...
(uncredited)
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Marconi (uncredited)
Matteo Cafiso ...
(uncredited)
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(uncredited)
Randy Danson ...
(uncredited)
Rebecca Darke ...
(uncredited)
John Del Ragno ...
(uncredited)
Aristedes Philip DuVal ...
Gypsy Camp Dweller (uncredited)
Robert Garcia ...
(uncredited)
Julie Garfield ...
(uncredited)
Robert Gerringer ...
(uncredited)
Sands Hall ...
(uncredited)
Leonard Jackson ...
(uncredited)
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(uncredited)
Kate Manheim ...
(uncredited)
Linda Manz ...
(uncredited)
Joe Ramezani ...
(uncredited)
Cecile Santos ...
(uncredited)
William Thomas Jr. ...
(uncredited)
Richard Valladeres ...
(uncredited)
Bliss Verdon ...
(uncredited)
Mary Wynn ...
(uncredited)
Jamil Zakkai ...
(uncredited)
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Produced by 

Dino De Laurentiis ... executive producer
Federico De Laurentiis ... producer
Anna Gross ... associate producer

Music by 

David Grisman

Cinematography by 

Sven Nykvist

Film Editing by 

Paul Hirsch

Casting By 

Scott Rudin
Joel Thurm

Production Design by 

Gene Callahan

Art Direction by 

John Jay Moore ... (as Jay Moore)

Set Decoration by 

Robert Drumheller
John Godfrey

Costume Design by 

Anna Hill Johnstone

Makeup Department 

Giannetto De Rossi ... makeup artist
Mirella De Rossi ... hair stylist
Carl Fullerton ... makeup artist
Bob Grimaldi ... hair stylist (as Robert Grimaldi)
Allen Weisinger ... makeup artist (as Alan Weisinger)

Production Management 

Fred C. Caruso ... executive in charge of production
John H. Starke ... unit manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Laurie B. Eichengreen ... second assistant director
Bruce Greenfield ... dga trainee
Alan Hopkins ... assistant director (as J. Alan Hopkins)

Art Department 

Edward Garzero ... master scenic artist (as Ed Garzero)
Mentor Huebner ... illustrator
Edward Merrifield ... props: gypsy medallions
Carlos Quiles ... chief carpenter (as Carlos Quiles Sr)
Jimmy Raitt ... prop master (as James Rait)
Tom Jung ... poster designer (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Dennis Maitland ... production sound mixer
Theodore Soderberg ... sound re-recording mixer
Ross Taylor ... sound effects editor
Paul Wells ... sound re-recording mixer
Douglas O. Williams ... sound re-recording mixer
Jack Woods ... dialogue editor

Special Effects by 

Edward Drohan ... special effects (as Ed Drohan)

Stunts 

Frank Ferrara ... stunt performer
Sonny Landham ... stunts
Victor Magnotta ... stunts
Glenn R. Wilder ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department 

James Finnerty ... key grip
Bob Greene ... still photographer
Edward Lachman ... collaborating director of photography
Lars Looschen ... special photography
Sal Martorano ... best boy
Willie Meyerhoff ... gaffer (as Willi Meyerhoff)
Tibor Sands ... first assistant cameraman
Fred Schuler ... camera operator
Joe Williams ... grip: construction

Casting Department 

Sylvia Fay ... extras casting
Barbara King ... casting coordinator
Margery Simkin ... child casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

John Boyt ... assistant costume designer
Ed Brennan ... wardrobe (as Edward Brennan)
Yvonne David ... wardrobe
George Newman ... wardrobe
Marilyn Putnam ... wardrobe

Editorial Department 

Maria Iano ... assistant editor
Pamela Malouf ... assistant editor

Music Department 

John Carlini ... composer: additional music / conductor / music arranger
Stéphane Grappelli ... violin
Kenneth Hall ... music editor (as Ken Hall)
Jimmie Haskell ... composer: additional music / conductor / music arranger
Arthur Leigh ... music editor
Mike Marshall ... composer: additional music
Bill Wolf ... music supervisor

Transportation Department 

James Giblin ... transportation captain

Other crew 

Julie Arenal ... choreographer
Kay Chapin ... script supervisor
Saul Cooper ... unit publicist
Eddie Coyne ... technical consultant
John De Stefano ... production assistant
Sam Goldrich ... production auditor
Alex Ho ... location coordinator
Deborah Kocourek ... production auditor
Kyle McCarthy ... production assistant
Susan Danzig McMahon ... production office coordinator
Anne Page ... assistant: to Mr. Pierson
Bruce Patterson ... production assistant
Peter Puleston ... location coordinator
Steve Shahol ... technical consultant
Lyn Smith ... researcher
David Streit ... location manager
Patrizia Van Brandenstein ... researcher
Hector Freeman ... production staff (uncredited)

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