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The Gong Show Movie (1980) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Chuck Barris

Writing Credits  

Chuck Barris ... (written by) &
Robert Downey Sr. ... (written by) (as Robert Downey)

Cast (in credits order)  

Robin Altman ...
Red
Chuck Barris ...
Brian O'Mullin ...
Bum
Jack Bernardi ...
Violin Player (Elderly Man)
Satisfaction ...
Singing Group
William Tregoe ...
Winking Man
Harvey Alpert ...
Trumpet Man
...
Mabel
Lillie Shelton ...
Mabel's Mama
James B. Douglas ...
Buddy Didlo
...
Man in Steam Room
...
Man in Locker Room
Murray Langston ...
The Unknown Comic
Melvin Presar ...
'In the Mood' Chicken Dancer
Steve Garvey ...
Steve Garvey - Baseball Player
...
Jamie Farr
...
Man Dying In Elevator (as Pat Cranshaw)
Cathleen Cordell ...
Lady In Elevator
James Winburn ...
Man In Cast
Bella Bruck ...
Nurse #1
Starr Hester ...
Nurse #2
...
Dr. Jerry Queasley
Mae E. Campbell ...
Nurse In Lounge (as Mae Campbell)
Kate Howard ...
Nurse In Lounge
Milton Delugg ...
The Hollywood Cowboys
Mark Z. Stevens ...
The Hollywood Cowboys (as Mark Stevens)
Ray Neapolitan ...
The Hollywood Cowboys
Bill Neale ...
The Hollywood Cowboys
Norman Blankenship ...
Man Beating Woman
Donna Garrett ...
Woman Being Beaten
Phillip Simms ...
Vito (as Philip Simms)
...
Mario Romani
Pat McCormick ...
Pat McCormick
Patty Andrews ...
Jaye P. Morgan ...
Jaye P. Morgan - Singer
Gene Patton ...
Gene Gene The Dancing Machine
Gary Mule Deer ...
Gary
...
Raoul the Maitre D'
Darvy Traylor ...
Cook
Ron Carr ...
Ron (as Ronald Carr)
The Bait Brothers ...
The Bait Brothers
...
Rosey Grier (as Rosey Grier)
Ed Holland ...
Father Ed
Pat Francisco ...
Unknown Comic's Girlfriend
Merry Kay Cote ...
Chy
Della Barris ...
Della Barris
Bill Bridges ...
Bill Bridges
Rod Haase ...
Wally
Augie Tribach ...
Hank
John Monks Jr. ...
Tourist Man
...
Tourist Lady
...
Performer in Tuxedo
Cloyce Morrow ...
Dr. Betsy Nolan
Cynthia Szigeti ...
Diner Doll Sophie
...
Diner Doll Myrtle (as Suzanne L. Kent)
...
Man at Airport with Gun (as Phil Hartmann)
The Vatican 4 ...
The Vatican 4
Betsy Lynn Thompson ...
The Siamese Connection (as Betsy Thompson)
Carol Gwynn Thompson ...
The Siamese Connection (as Carol Thompson)
Kurt Abell ...
Count Banjola
Barry Cutler ...
Monsiur La Poof
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Trixie Dejonge ...
Herself (uncredited)
...
Performer (uncredited)
John Dorsey ...
Concert Pianist Act (archive footage) (uncredited)
Bobby Findley ...
Gong Show Band (archive footage) (uncredited)
Dana Glover ...
Band Member (uncredited)
Joe Howard ...
Gong Show Band (archive footage) (uncredited)
Lanny Morgan ...
Gong Show Band (archive footage) (uncredited)
...
Performer (uncredited)
...
Celebrity Impressionist (uncredited)
...
Nicki Rae ...
Majorette (uncredited)
Larry Spencer ...
Larry (uncredited)
Manny Stevens ...
Gong Show Band (archive footage) (uncredited)
USC Trojan Marching Band ...
Marching Band (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Budd Granoff ... producer
Linda Howard ... associate producer
Byron Roberts ... co-producer

Music by 

Milton Delugg

Cinematography by 

Richard C. Glouner ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Jacqueline Cambas
James Mitchell
Sam Vitale

Casting By 

Caro Jones

Art Direction by 

Robert Kinoshita ... (as Robert K. Kinoshita)

Set Decoration by 

Edward J. McDonald

Makeup Department 

Scott H. Eddo ... makeup artist (as Scott Eddo)

Production Management 

Byron Roberts ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

William H. White ... first assistant director
Jonathan Giles Zimmerman ... second assistant director (as Jonathan Zimmerman)

Art Department 

Horst Grandt ... property master
Charles R. Lipscomb ... lead man (as Chuck Lipscomb)
Tommy Tomlinson ... assistant prop man

Sound Department 

Gary Alexander ... re-recording mixer
Ken Dufva ... foley artist
Hank Garfield ... boom operator
Robert G. Henderson ... sound editor (as Robert Henderson)
Bill Marky ... sound mixer (as William Marky)
Don Minkler ... sound re-recordist

Stunts 

James Winburn ... stunt coordinator (as Jim Winburn)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Kenneth Adams ... key grip (as Ken Adams)
Lee Archer ... video tape operator
Monroe P. Askins Jr. ... camera operator
Tony Askins ... camera operator
Don E. FauntLeRoy ... camera technician (as Don Fauntleroy)
Brian Hartley ... best boy / electrician
Tony Ledger ... best boy grip (as Tony Leger)
Calvin Maehl ... gaffer
Joseph F. Valentine ... camera operator: Panaglide and aerials (as Joe Valentine)
Don E. FauntLeRoy ... first assistant camera (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Ruth Goldberg ... additional casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Jack Spangler ... costume supervisor: men
Judy Truchan ... costumer: women

Editorial Department 

Ross Albert ... assistant film editor
Mary Andrews ... assistant film editor

Location Management 

Jeff Spitz ... location manager

Music Department 

Bob Badami ... music editor (as Robert Badami)
Chuck Bird ... music supervisor

Transportation Department 

Wayne Roberts ... transportation co-captain
Wayne Stone ... transportation captain

Other crew 

Susan Chalfin ... assistant to producer
John Dorsey ... director: videotape sequences
Susana Ello ... assistant to director
Alvin Greenman ... script supervisor
Kenneth Hardy ... craft service
Wanda Mull ... production associate
Charles Sladen ... production accountant
Wanda Mull ... production coordinator (uncredited)

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