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The Champ (1979) Poster

(1979)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Franco Zeffirelli

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Frances Marion ... (story)
Walter Newman ... (writer)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Annie
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Jackie
Arthur Hill ...
Mike
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Riley
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Dolly Kenyon
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Josie
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Georgie (as Elisha Cook)
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Charlie Goodman
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Whitey
Joe Tornatore ...
Hesh
Shirlee Kong ...
Donna Mae
Jeff Blum ...
Jeffie
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Hoffmaster
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Bowers (as Randall Cobb)
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Sonny (as Christoff St. John)
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Cuban Girl
Jody Wilson ...
Mrs. Riley
Reginal M. Toussaint ...
Groom
Bob Gordon ...
TV Reporter
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Dolly's Trainer
Anne Logan ...
Horse Owner
Bill Baldwin ...
Race Track Announcer
Rita Turner ...
Lady at the Rail
Dorothy Streisin ...
Dolly's Guest (as Dorothy Strelsin)
Lionel Dozier ...
Hot Walker
Charles W. Camac ...
Head Starter
David Peden ...
William Fuller ...
Steward
Vanna Salviati ...
Pitch Lady
Maurice Pete Mitchell ...
Gambler
Ernesto Molinari ...
Bar Patron (as Ernesto Morelli)
Robert Ray Sutton ...
Second Gambler
Philip Tuersky ...
Bartender
Micki Varro ...
Nikki
Geoff Marlowe ...
Security Guard
George Stidham ...
Exercise Rider
Willie White ...
Willie
Curtis Jackson ...
Sparring Partner
Wally Rose ...
Bowers' Manager
Dick Young ...
Referee
Sonny Shields ...
Bowers' Handler #1
Larry Duran ...
Bowers' Handler #2
Lars Hensen ...
Ring Doctor
Jeff Temkin ...
Ring Announcer
Eddie 'El Annimal' Lopez ...
Boxer Corner Man (as Eddie 'El Animal' Lopez)
Ralph Gambina ...
Timekeeper
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Levi Forte ...
Boxer in Gym (uncredited)
Tremel James ...
Billy's Sparring Partner (uncredited)
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Stable worker (uncredited)
Sam Levene ...
Uncle Eddie (uncredited)
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Race Horse Owner (uncredited)
Dana Winseman ...
Ring Side Photographer (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Dyson Lovell ... producer

Music by 

Dave Grusin

Cinematography by 

Fred J. Koenekamp

Film Editing by 

Michael J. Sheridan

Casting By 

Joyce Agu ... (as Joyce Robinson)
Sam Christensen

Production Design by 

Herman A. Blumenthal

Set Decoration by 

James W. Payne
Rick Simpson

Costume Design by 

Theoni V. Aldredge

Makeup Department 

Michael Corsentino ... hair stylist
Robert Dawn ... makeup artist (as Bob Dawn)
Lee Harman ... makeup artist (as Lee C. Harmon)
Kaye Pownall ... hair stylist

Production Management 

Maurice Vaccarino ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

David Silver ... assistant director
Jerry Sobul ... second assistant director
Fred Wardell ... second assistant director (as Fred R. Wardell)

Art Department 

Martha Johnston ... set designer
Lance Lombardo ... lead man
Ron Scelza ... second props
Richard Valesko ... property master

Sound Department 

Jerry Jost ... sound
Michael J. Kohut ... sound
William L. McCaughey ... sound (as William McCaughey)
John Riordan ... sound editor
Aaron Rochin ... sound
Ken Dufva ... foley artist (uncredited)

Stunts 

Paul Baxley ... stunt coordinator (uncredited)
Fred Scheiwiller ... stunts (uncredited)
Tom Steele ... stunts (uncredited)
Jerry Summers ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Mike Benson ... camera operator (as Michael A. Benson)
Elliott Marks ... still photographer
Stephen Wever ... still photographer (as Steve Wever)
John R. Shannon ... still photographer (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Dee Miller ... location casting

Editorial Department 

Richard Lane ... assistant editor
Reginald Mills ... consulting editor
Eric A. Sears ... assistant editor

Music Department 

Harry V. Lojewski ... music supervisor
Richard Perry ... music consultant
Joe Tuley ... music editor

Other crew 

Doris Grau ... script supervisor
Linda McGowan ... location manager
Don Morgan ... unit publicist
Paul Pav ... location manager
Jerry Riley ... stand-in: Ricky Schroeder
Jan Walchko ... production assistant

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