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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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Taj
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Helena Carroll ...
Hester
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Elvira (as Ren Wood)
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Sonny Terry ...
Blues Singer
Brownie McGhee ...
Blues Singer (as Brownie McGee)
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Domingo Ambriz ...
Father De Cordoba
Richard Foronjy ...
Con Man
Lenny Montana ...
Con Man
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Iron Balls McGinty
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Announcer
Frances E. Williams ...
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Niko Denise Holmes ...
Satch Johnson
Shawn Harris ...
Pierre Johnson
Nyles Harris ...
Leroy Johnson (as Niles Harris)
Susan Denise Harrison ...
Lisa Johnson
Douglas S. Close ...
Fireman
Sharon Johansen ...
Mrs. Hartounian
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Alston Ahern ...
Bride
Lawrence Green ...
Father of Bride
Ken Magee ...
Tom J. Delaney ...
Tourist
Alfred Dennis ...
Irving
Marc Loge ...
Jon Leichter ...
Billy
Lillian Adams ...
Tillie
Joe Lynn ...
Voodoo Dancer
Maurice Marsac ...
French Waiter
Gene LeBell ...
Con Man (as Gene Lebell)
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Con Man
Jerry G. Velasco ...
Man in Garden
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Disco Party
Elizabeth Macey ...
Disco Party
Richie Reiner ...
Disco Party
Daniel Trevor ...
Disco Party
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Carl Reiner The Celebrity (as Carl Reiner The Celebrity)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Extra in 'Cat Juggling' Scene (uncredited)
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Circus Hand (uncredited)
Flower Parry ...
Bag Lady (uncredited)
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Guy with Cracked Airplane Seats (uncredited)
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Judge M.A. Loring (uncredited)

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 

Geno Havens ... (as 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)
Stephen Burnette ... stunts (uncredited)
David S. Cass Sr. ... stunts (uncredited)
Jeannie Epper ... stunts (uncredited)
Diane Peterson ... stunts (uncredited)
Rick Seaman ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Marion Ball Jr. ... grip
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)
Douglas Kirkland ... still photographer (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

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

Editorial Department 

Ron Spang ... additional editor

Location Management 

Dow Griffith ... location manager

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
Terry Robertson ... production secretary
Bill Rodenbaugh ... accountant (as William Rodenbaugh)
Marshall J. Wolins ... script supervisor (as Marshal Wolins)
Crew believed to be complete

See also

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