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The Jerk (1979) Poster

(1979)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Carl Reiner

Writing Credits  

Steve Martin ... (screenplay) &
Carl Gottlieb ... (screenplay) &
Michael Elias ... (screenplay)
 
Steve Martin ... (story) &
Carl Gottlieb ... (story)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Navin / Cat Juggler (as Pig Eye Jackson also)
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Richard Ward ...
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Taj
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Helena Carroll ...
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Elvira (as Ren Wood)
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Sonny Terry ...
Brownie McGhee ...
Blues Singer (as Brownie McGee)
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David Landsberg ...
Domingo Ambriz ...
Richard Foronjy ...
Lenny Montana ...
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Clete Roberts ...
Announcer
Frances E. Williams ...
Lydia McGhee ...
Niko Denise Holmes ...
Shawn Harris ...
Nyles Harris ...
Leroy Johnson (as Niles Harris)
Susan Denise Harrison ...
Douglas S. Close ...
Sharon Johansen ...
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Alston Ahern ...
Lawrence Green ...
Ken Magee ...
Tom J. Delaney ...
Alfred Dennis ...
Marc Loge ...
Jon Leichter ...
Lillian Adams ...
Joe Lynn ...
Voodoo Dancer
Maurice Marsac ...
Gene LeBell ...
Con Man (as Gene Lebell)
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Jerry G. Velasco ...
Kimberly Cameron ...
Elizabeth Macey ...
Richie Reiner ...
Daniel Trevor ...
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Carl Reiner The Celebrity (as Carl Reiner The Celebrity)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Luis Contreras ...
Extra in 'Cat Juggling' Scene (uncredited)
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Circus Hand (uncredited)
Flower Parry ...
Bag Lady (uncredited)
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Judge M.A. Loring (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Peter Macgregor-Scott ... associate producer
William E. McEuen ... producer
David V. Picker ... producer

Music by 

Jack Elliott

Cinematography by 

Victor J. Kemper ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Bud Molin
Ron Spang

Casting By 

Gino Havens
Penny Perry

Production Design by 

Jack T. Collis

Set Decoration by 

Richard C. Goddard ... (as Richard Goddard) (set decorations)

Costume Design by 

Theadora Van Runkle

Makeup Department 

Del Acevedo ... makeup artist
Barbara Lorenz ... hair stylist

Production Management 

Peter Macgregor-Scott ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Newt Arnold ... first assistant director (as Newton Arnold)
Ed Milkovich ... second assistant director

Art Department 

Joseph E. Hubbard ... set designer (as Joe Hubbard)
Ed Karas ... construction foreman
Johnny Lattanzio ... paint foreman (as John Lattanzio)
Dennis J. Parrish ... property master (as Dennis Parrish)

Sound Department 

Gordon Daniel ... sound effects editor
Marvin I. Kosberg ... loop dialogue editor
Gilbert D. Marchant ... sound effects editor (as Gil Marchant)
William L. McCaughey ... sound rerecording
Hoppy Mehterian ... sound rerecording
Eddie Nelson ... sound rerecording
Anthony Palk ... sound effects editor (as Tony Polk)
Keith Stafford ... sound effects editor
Charles M. Wilborn ... sound
Robert Nichols II ... sound recordist (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Henry Millar ... special effects

Stunts 

Debbie Evans ... stunts
Conrad E. Palmisano ... stunt coordinator (as Conrad Palmisano) / stunt double: Steve Martin
Bruce Paul Barbour ... stunt performer (uncredited)
Steven Burnett ... stunts (uncredited)
David S. Cass Sr. ... stunts (uncredited)
Jeannie Epper ... stunts (uncredited)
Diane Peterson ... stunts (uncredited)
Rick Seaman ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Earl Gilbert ... gaffer
Rhio Haessig ... best boy
Robert Marta ... assistant cameraman
Gaylin P. Schultz ... key grip (as Gaylin Schultz)
Bernie Schwartz ... best boy
Robert C. Thomas ... camera operator (as Robert Thomas)
Stephen Vaughan ... stills
David Augsburger ... second assistant camera (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

April Ferry ... costume supervisor
Michael J. Harte ... costume supervisor

Music Department 

Jack Elliott ... conductor
Milton Lustig ... music editor
Jon Charles ... orchestrator (uncredited)
George Doering ... musician (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Craig Pinkard ... transportation captain
'Bud' Williams ... transportation co-captain (as Bud Williams)

Other crew 

Betty Glickman ... assistant to producer
Dow Griffith ... location manager
Terry Robertson ... production secretary
Bill Rodenbaugh ... accountant (as William Rodenbaugh)
Marshall J. Wolins ... script supervisor (as Marshal Wolins)
Crew believed to be complete

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