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The Blues Brothers (1980) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

John Landis

Writing Credits  

Dan Aykroyd ... (written by) &
John Landis ... (written by)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Elwood Blues (as Elwood)
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Ray
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Donald 'Duck' Dunn (as Donald 'Duck' Dunn)
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Willie Hall ...
Tom Malone ...
Lou Marini ...
Matt Murphy ...
Alan Rubin ...
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Jeff Morris ...
Bob
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Trooper Mount (as Steve Williams)
Armand Cerami ...
Tom Erhart ...
Prison Guard
Gerald Walling ...
Prison Guard (as Gerald Walling SJ)
Walter Levine ...
Prison Guard
Alonzo Atkins ...
Choirmaster
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Choir Soloist
Stephen Bishop ...
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Kristi Oleson ...
Toys 'R Us Saleswoman
Gary McLarty ...
Toys 'R Us Customer
Joe Cuttone ...
Layne Britton ...
The Cheese Whiz (as Shotgun Britton)
Toni Fleming ...
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Cocktail Waitress (as Judy Jacklin)
Rosie Shuster ...
Cocktail Waitress (as Rosie Schuster)
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Waiter
Ben Piazza ...
Father
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Mother
Lari Taylor ...
Daughter #1
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Daughter #2
Elizabeth Hoy ...
Daughter #3
Tony M. Conde ...
Sommelier
Eugene J. Anthony ...
Gruppenfuehrer
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Nazi
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Nazi
Jack Orend ...
Nazi
Gene Schuldt ...
Nazi
Charles Mountain ...
Cop
John Lee Hooker ...
Street Slim
Walter Horton ...
Pinetop Perkins ...
Luther Jackson (as 'Pinetop' Perkins)
Willie 'Big Eyes' Smith ...
Luther 'Guitar Jr.' Johnson ...
Guitar
Calvin 'Fuzz' Jones ...
Bass
Carolyn Franklin ...
Soul Food Chorus
Brenda Bryant Corbett ...
Soul Food Chorus
Margaret Branch ...
Soul Food Chorus
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Young Guitar Thief (as Devoreaux White)
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Lou Perryman ...
Man at Bar (as Lou Perry)
Stan Mazin ...
Drunk Dancer
Russ Bruzek ...
The Good Ole Boys
Blair Burrows ...
The Good Ole Boys
Jack Callahan ...
The Good Ole Boys
Gene Janson ...
The Good Ole Boys
Gil Pearson ...
The Good Ole Boys
Aaron Jais ...
Orphan
Lemetrius Daniels ...
Orphan
Jeff Cahill ...
Orphan
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Orphan
Steve Cruz ...
Orphan
Leonard Daniels ...
Orphan
Sean Hayden ...
Orphan
Babatunde Myers ...
Orphan
Gary Patzik ...
Orphan
J. Bernard Walton ...
Orphan
Butch Williams ...
Orphan
Wally Engelhardt ...
Gas Station Owner
Michael Klenfner ...
Clarion Records' President
Ralph Foody ...
Police Dispatcher
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Lobby Guard #1 (as Lenny Garner)
Andrew Goodman ...
Eddy Donno ...
SWAT Team Commander (as Edward Donno)
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Prisoner
Shirley Levine ...
Woman on Cutting Room Floor
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Paul Butler ...
Elwood's Boss (scenes deleted)
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Man dancing outside Ray's shop (uncredited)
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Woman in Concert Crowd (uncredited)
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Kid Dancing in Street (uncredited)
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National Guardsman (uncredited)
Ryan Folsey ...
Kid throwing frisbee (uncredited)
Kevin Huotari ...
SWAT Team Officer (uncredited)
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Concert Spectator (uncredited)
Norman Matlock ...
Police Commissioner (uncredited)
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Guy on Street (uncredited)
Vicki Petite ...
Concert Guest (uncredited)
John Ring ...
Fire Commissioner (uncredited)
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Swimmer (uncredited)
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National Guard Corporal / Fireman (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Bernie Brillstein ... executive producer
George Folsey Jr. ... associate producer
David Sosna ... associate producer
Robert K. Weiss ... producer

Cinematography by 

Stephen M. Katz

Film Editing by 

George Folsey Jr.

Casting By 

Michael Chinich

Production Design by 

John J. Lloyd ... (as John Lloyd)

Art Direction by 

Henry Larrecq

Set Decoration by 

Hal Gausman
Leslie McCarthy-Frankenheimer

Costume Design by 

Deborah Nadoolman

Makeup Department 

Layne Britton ... makeup artist (as Shotgun Britton)
Ronald W. Smith ... hair stylist (as Ron Smith)
Julia L. Walker ... hair stylist (as Julia Walker)

Production Management 

Robert Latham Brown ... unit production manager
Tom Joyner ... unit production manager
Fran Roy ... production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Randy Carter ... second assistant director: Chicago
Richard Espinoza ... second assistant director: Los Angeles
Leonard R. Garner Jr. ... second assistant director: Chicago
David Sosna ... first assistant director
Jerram A. Swartz ... first assistant director (as Jerram Swartz)
John Syrjamaki ... second assistant director: Los Angeles
Brian Whitley ... dga trainee

Art Department 

Ken Adachi ... assistant property master
Aaron Holden ... assistant property master: Chicago (as Aaron C. Holden)
Delane Lytle ... construction coordinator
Bob Magee ... construction coordinator
Michael Milgrom ... property master (as Michael C. Milgrom)
Jeff Passanante ... construction foreman
Clint Robinson ... assistant property master
Charles William Breen ... set designer (uncredited)
Michael Diersing ... construction foreman (uncredited)
Robert E. Knight ... signwriter (uncredited)
Kenneth Milfred ... set dresser (uncredited)
Robert Misetich ... painter (uncredited)
H. John Ramos ... props (uncredited)
Mark Sparks ... propmaker (uncredited)
Ted Wilson ... carpenter (uncredited)

Sound Department 

George Fredrick ... sound editor
Robert Glass ... sound re-recording mixer (as Bob Glass)
William B. Kaplan ... production sound (as Bill Kaplan)
Robert Knudson ... sound re-recording mixer (as Buzz Knudson)
Don MacDougall ... sound re-recording mixer
Greg Morton ... playback: Los Angeles
Earl Sampson ... boom operator
Scott D. Smith ... production sound
John Stacy ... sound effects editor
Roger Sword ... sound editor
Glenn Williams ... playback: Chicago
Craig Woods ... playback: Los Angeles
Robert Bradshaw ... sound effects editor (uncredited)
Michael D. Wilhoit ... sound editor (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Arthur Brewer ... special effects (as Art Brewer)
Roger Hansen ... special effects
Karl G. Miller ... special effects crew (as Karl Miller)
Jim Rollins ... special effects crew
Leo Leoncio Solis ... special effects crew (as Leo Solis)
Robert E. Worthington ... special effects crew (as Bob Worthington)
Robert Cole ... special effects (uncredited)
Wayne Rose ... special effects crew (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Syd Dutton ... assistant matte painter
Fred Griggs ... opticals supervisor
Bill Taylor ... matte photography
Albert Whitlock ... special visual effects
Max W. Anderson ... visual effects (uncredited)
Robert Blalack ... visual effects: MPI (uncredited)
Henry Schoessler ... matte crew (uncredited)
Jamie Shourt ... visual effects: MPI (uncredited)

Stunts 

James E. Allard ... stunts
John Ashby ... stunts
Bobby Bass ... stunts
Pamela Bebermeyer ... stunts
Ray Bickel ... stunts
Clay Boss ... stunts
May Boss ... stunts (as Mary Boss)
Steve Boyum ... stunts
Janet Brady ... stunts
Greg Brickman ... stunts
Layne Britton ... stunts
Jophery C. Brown ... stunts
Uncle Bud ... utility stunts
Blair Burrows ... stunts
Gilbert B. Combs ... stunts (as Gilbert Combs)
Bill Couch ... stunts (as William J. Couch)
Jean Coulter ... stunts
Carol Daniels ... stunts
Jadie David ... stunts
Eddy Donno ... stunts
Champ Donut ... utility stunts (as 'The Champ' Donut)
Bud Ekins ... stunts
Kenny Endoso ... stunts (as Kenneth Endoso)
Gary Epper ... stunts
Jeannie Epper ... stunts
Richard Epper ... stunts
Stephanie Epper ... stunts
Leonard P. Geer ... stunts (as Lenny Gear)
Kidd Gilbert ... utility stunts (as 'Kidd' Gilbert)
Mickey Gilbert ... stunts
James M. Halty ... stunts
Chuck Hayward ... stunts (as Charles Hayward)
Freddie Hice ... stunts
Johnny Hock ... stunts
Chuck Hollum ... stunts
Tommy J. Huff ... stunts (as Tom Huff)
Dean Jeffries ... stunts
Harold Jones ... stunts
Jumbo ... utility stunts
Whiz Kid ... utility stunts
Walt La Rue ... stunts
Terrible Leon ... utility stunts
Terry Leonard ... stunts
Gary McLarty ... stunt coordinator / stunts
Karen McLarty ... stunts (as Karen Werner)
Bennie Moore ... stunts (as Bennie E. Moore Jr.)
Stevie Myers ... stunts
Kitty O'Neil ... stunts
Alan Oliney ... stunts
Brad Orrison ... stunts
Mark Orrison ... stunts
Victor Paul ... stunts
Jonathan Pendragon ... stunts (as Jonathan Yarbrough)
David Perna ... stunts
Charlie Picerni ... stunts
Lee Pulford ... stunts
J.N. Roberts ... stunts
R.A. Rondell ... stunts
Wally Rose ... stunts
Tanya Russell ... stunts
Sharon Schaffer ... stunts
Bill Sherman ... stunts
Jan Michael Shultz ... stunts
John Sistrunk ... stunts
Peter Stader ... stunts
Tom Steele ... stunts
Joe Stone ... stunts
Huff N. Stuff ... utility stunts (as Huff 'N' Stuff)
Bob Terhune ... stunts
Sammy Thurman ... stunts
Casey Van Horn ... stunts
Bud Walls ... stunts
Ethan Wayne ... stunts
James E. Wayne ... stunts
Brian Whitley ... stunts
Karl A. Wickman ... stunts
Walter Wyatt ... stunts
Dick Ziker ... stunts
Steven Burnett ... stunts (uncredited)
Eddy Donno ... stunt double: John Belushi (uncredited)
Scott Hamilton ... stunt double (uncredited)
Tommy J. Huff ... stunt double: Dan Aykroyd (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Bob Amerian ... best boy
Roger G. Anderson ... grip: Chicago
Ed Auksel ... electrician: Chicago (as Edward Auksel)
Mike Benson ... second camera operator (as Michael Benson)
William Birch ... first camera operator: Chicago (as Bill Birch)
David Brauer ... grip: Chicago
Timothy Brennan ... second key grip
David G. Brown ... grip: Chicago
David L. Butler ... helicopter camera operator
Greg Cantrell ... electrician: Los Angeles
Ju Kuk Chun ... generator operator
Louis Cole ... electrician: Los Angeles
Tony Constanini ... electrician: Los Angeles
Joseph Cosko Jr. ... second assistant camera: second camera (as Joe Cosko Jr.)
Tom Cox ... best boy
Dennis De La Mata ... grip: Chicago
Douglas Dick ... electrician: Chicago
Dennis DiCristina ... electrician: Los Angeles (as Dennis de Christiana)
Peter J. Donoghue ... electrician: Chicago (as Peter J. Donaghue)
Douglas Downworth ... grip: Los Angeles
John T. Dustin ... second camera operator: Chicago
Jim Etter ... electrician: Los Angeles (as James Etter)
Derek Garth ... grip: Los Angeles
Mark Hogan ... electrician: Chicago (as Mark A. Hogan)
Dustin A. Huber ... electrician: Los Angeles (as Dustin Huber)
John Hudecek ... electrician: Chicago (as John Hudacek)
David Jarrell ... gaffer
Harry Jukes ... generator operator
Ray Kinzer ... key grip (as Raymond Kinzer)
George Kohut ... second camera first assistant: Chicago
Mako Koiwai ... second assistant camera
Edward C. Kras ... grip: Chicago
James LeBlanc ... first assistant camera: second camera (as Jim LeBlanc)
John LeBlanc ... first assistant camera
Alan H. Leder ... electrician: Chicago
Fred Ligman ... helicopter pilot and/or camera operator
Vera Lynn ... electrician: Los Angeles
Mel P. Mack ... grip: Chicago (as Melvyn P. Mack)
Bradley T. Matthys ... electrician: Chicago (as Brad Matthys)
Jim Mazzula ... second assistant camera, second camera: Chicago
John E. McCarthy ... grip: Chicago
Russell McCarthy ... generator operator
Stan McClain ... assistant camera: aerial unit
Jim Miller ... electrician: Chicago (as James C. Miller)
John Robert Miller ... grip: Chicago (as John Miller)
George Mooradian ... second assistant camera: Chicago
Tim Morton ... electrician: Los Angeles
Charles E. Nippell ... electrician: Los Angeles (as Charles Nippell)
David B. Nowell ... helicopter pilot and/or camera operator (as David Nowell)
Keith Pallant ... electrician: Los Angeles
Mark Pearson ... camera operator
Alberto S. Ramos ... camera operator (as Albert Ramos) / dolly grip (as Albert Ramos)
Kent Ryan ... helicopter pilot and/or camera operator
Gary Small ... helicopter pilot and/or camera operator
Doug Smith ... electrician: Chicago
Peter Sorel ... still photographer
Mark Stanley ... grip: Los Angeles
Marion Sykes ... electrician: Chicago
Ted Varnadoe ... electrician: Los Angeles
Cary Vignal ... grip: Los Angeles
Karl A. Wickman ... helicopter pilot and/or camera operator (as Karl Wickman)
Melinda Wickman ... still photographer
David Wolf ... helicopter pilot and/or camera operator
Robert Woodside ... gaffer (as Bob Woodside)
Steve Yaconelli ... camera operator
Arvel Youngblood ... electrician: Los Angeles (as Avril Youngblood)
Vincent Contarino ... electrician (uncredited)
Frank Detone Jr. ... rigging grip (uncredited)
Rick Fee ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Adam Glick ... set lighting technician (uncredited)
Ann Lukacs ... second assistant camera (uncredited)
Michael J. Schwartz ... electrician (uncredited)
Michael Simpson ... camera operator (uncredited)
Dean Williams ... still photographer: second unit (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Sandra Dawes ... casting assistant (as Sandy Dawes)
Jo Doster ... casting assistant
Lisa Gottlieb ... casting assistant
Pemon Rami ... casting assistant

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Sue Dugan ... costumer: women
Hugo Peña ... costumer: men
Ervin W. Rose ... costumer: men
Haleen K. Holt ... costume illustrator (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Donah Bassett ... negative cutter
Malcolm Campbell ... associate film editor
John Carbo ... assistant editor: Chicago
Ginger Chulack ... apprentice editor
Michael Cipriano ... assistant editor
Vaune Kirby Frechette ... apprentice editor (as Vaune Kirby)
Glenn Kaplan ... assistant editor
Peck Prior ... apprentice editor (as Peck J. Prior)
David Ramirez ... associate film editor
Virgil A. Tanner ... color timer (as Virgil Tanner)

Music Department 

Lori Hollingshead ... assistant music editor (as Lorinda Hollingshead)
Ira Newborn ... conductor / music supervisor
John Strauss ... music editor
John Michael Weaver ... assistant recording engineer (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Dan Anglin ... transportation captain
Byron Carter ... in-seat car driver
Bob Cornell ... transportation captain
Dan Loveless ... driver: Chapman crane (as Danny Loveless)
Patrick Nallon ... transportation co-captain: Chicago (as Pat Nallon)
James Riccio ... transportation co-captain: Chicago (as Jim Riccio)
Frank Khoury ... driver (uncredited)
Kathleen Long ... picture vehicle continuity coordinator (uncredited)

Other crew 

John Alekna ... mechanic: Chicago
William Bannister ... production assistant
Dan Brewer ... video
Joel Briskin ... assistant to executive producer
Julie Chandler ... locations: Chicago
Marla Cohen ... locations: Chicago
Catherine Davis Cox ... secretary to producer
Antonio De Leon ... caterer
Mitchell El Mahdy ... medic
Linda Feferman ... intern: AFI
Ron Filbert ... auditor
Karin Fraas ... assistant: Mr. Belushi
Marty Fraser ... locations: Chicago
Katterli Frauenfelder ... production assistant
Susan Goldberg ... production assistant
Andrew Goodman ... production assistant
Ron Gwynne ... story consultant
Nikol Hegarty ... production assistant
Richard Holley ... helicopter pilot (as Rick Holley)
Deborah Hwang-Marriott ... associate to producer (as Deborah Hwang)
Lih Janowitz ... production assistant (as Linda Horwitz)
Gordon Jernberg ... mechanic: Los Angeles
Carlton Johnson ... choreographer
Ercelle Johnson ... assistant to choreographer
J. David Jones ... helicopter pilot (as David Jones)
Saul Kahan ... publicist
Richard Kawecki ... production assistant
Leroy Kerr ... assistant road manager: Blues Brothers band
Tony Kerum ... caterer
John Kochian ... assistant auditor: Chicago
George Koopman ... special operations: Chicago
Jeff Leith ... production assistant
Stinky Levitsky ... title designer
Morris Lyda ... road manager: Blues Brothers band
Amy McElhenney ... production secretary
Tim Meeks ... mechanic: Los Angeles
Eddie Olmstead ... mechanic: Los Angeles
Sherrill Patten ... auditor: Chicago
Mark Pearson ... helicopter pilot
Suzan Reed-Sosna ... production assistant
Bob Tischler ... producer and supervisor: Blues Brothers recordings
Marvin Towns Jr. ... production assistant (as Marvin Townes)
Urban 'Spark' Ullman ... production assistant (as Urban Ullman)
Chrisann Verges ... assistant to publicist
Linda Veugeler ... production assistant (as Linda Veugler)
Lou Volpano ... assistant road manager: Blues Brothers band
Danae Walczak ... locations: Chicago
Katherine Wooten ... script supervisor
Michael Goi ... production assistant (uncredited)
Mark Mamalakis ... production assistant (uncredited)
Jeff Winn ... daily craft service (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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