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Heaven's Gate (1980) Poster

(1980)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Michael Cimino

Writing Credits  

Michael Cimino ... (written by)

Cast (in credits order)  

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Nathan D. Champion (as Chris Walken)
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John L. Bridges
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Major Wolcott
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Mayor Charlie Lezak
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Trapper Fred
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Cully
Rosie Vela ...
Beautiful girl (as Roseanne Vela)
Mary Catherine Wright ...
Nell (as Mary C. Wright)
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Small man
Stefan Shcherby ...
Big man
Waldemar Kalinowski ...
Photographer
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Capt. Minardi
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Morrison (as John Conley)
Margaret Benczak ...
Jim Knobeloch ...
George Kopestansky (as James Knobeloch)
Erika Petersen ...
Mrs. Kopestonsky
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Mrs. Lezak
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Marat Yusim ...
Russian merchant
Aivars Smits ...
Michael Kovach
Gordana Rashovich ...
Mrs. Kovach
Jarlath Conroy ...
Mercenary in new suit
Allen Keller ...
Dudley
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Stefka
Mady Kaplan ...
Kathia
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Little Dot
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Jessie
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Kevin McClarnon ...
Arapaho Brown
Kai Wulff ...
German merchant
Steven Majstorovic ...
Czech merchant (as Steve Majstorovic)
Gabriel Walsh ...
Zindel's clerk
Norton Buffalo ...
Private
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Emigrant boy
Jerry Sullivan ...
Governor of Wyoming
Jerry McGee ...
Heaven's Gate band
Cleve Dupin ...
Heaven's Gate band
Stephen Bruton ...
D.B. Schultz, Heaven's Gate band
Sean Hopper ...
Heaven's Gate band
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John DeCory, skating violinist
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Heaven's Gate band (as T-Bone Burnett)
David S. Cass Sr. ...
Moustached mercenary (as David Cass)
Paul D'Amato ...
Bearded mercenary
Peter Osusky ...
Peter
Ivan Kormanik ...
Ivan
Michael Christensen ...
Juggler
Anatoli Davydov ...
Fighting Bulgarian emigrant (as Anatoly Davydov)
Nina Gaidarova ...
Bulgarian emigrant's wife
Wally McCleskey ...
Chicken fighter
Gary Vezane ...
Canton's bodyguard (as Gary 'Buzz' Vezane)
H.P. Evetts ...
Wolcott's bodyguard
Bruce Morgan ...
Miner (mercenary)
Bobby Faber ...
Class marshal (Harvard)
Judi Trott ...
Irvine's girlfriend (as Judi Trot)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Morrison's sentry (uncredited)
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Willy (uncredited)
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Refugee (uncredited)
Les Gapay ...
Extra (uncredited)
Ian Hislop ...
Bit Part - Graduation Scene (uncredited)
Al Nazario Hunter ...
Regulator (uncredited)
Lincoln Hurst ...
Harvard Undergraduate (uncredited)
David Lewis ...
Extra (uncredited)
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Immigrant (uncredited)
Eric Wood ...
Immigrant (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Joann Carelli ... producer
Denis O'Dell ... executive producer
Charles Okun ... executive producer
William Reynolds ... executive producer

Music by 

David Mansfield

Cinematography by 

Vilmos Zsigmond

Film Editing by 

Lisa Fruchtman
Gerald B. Greenberg ... (as Gerald Greenberg)
William Reynolds
Tom Rolf

Casting By 

Cis Corman
Tony Gaznick
Jane Halloran

Production Design by 

Tambi Larsen

Art Direction by 

Spencer Deverell ... (as Spencer Deverill)
Maurice Fowler

Set Decoration by 

James L. Berkey ... (as Jim Berkey)
Josie MacAvin

Costume Design by 

J. Allen Highfill ... (as Allen Highfill)

Makeup Department 

Thomas R. Burman ... special makeup effects artist (as Tom Burman)
Verne Caruso ... hair stylist (as Vern Caruso)
Ken Chase ... makeup artist
Tom Hoerber ... makeup artist (as Thomas A. Hoerber)
Mary Keats ... hair stylist
Ben Nye ... makeup artist
Jerry O'Dell ... makeup artist (as Gerald W. O'Dell)
Ken Diaz ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management 

Robert Grand ... production manager (as Bob Grand)
Denis O'Dell ... production manager (as Dennis O'Dell)
Charles Okun ... production manager
Peter Price ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Andy Armstrong ... second assistant director
Dennis Capps ... second assistant director
Brian W. Cook ... assistant director (as Brian Cook)
Richard Graves ... second assistant director
Michael Grillo ... assistant director
Duncan Henderson ... dga trainee
Terry Needham ... second assistant director
Michael Stevenson ... second assistant director
Ken Tuohy ... second assistant director

Art Department 

Ragnar Antonsen ... drapery foreman
Gus Basso ... greensman
Joseph D. Brady ... construction foreman
Carmine Goglia ... stand-by painter
Jaymes Hinkle ... scenic sign painter (as Jimmy J. Hinkle)
Dick Kyker ... property master
Maurice Larson ... sign painter gang boss
Nancy Mickelberry ... set designer
James F. Orendorff ... construction coordinator (as James Orendorff)
David Q. Quick ... assistant property master (as David Quick)
Rudy Reachi ... assistant property master (as Rodolfo Reachi)
Bob Sherwood ... stand-by propman
Alan Sims ... assistant property master / lead man
Robert J. Visciglia Sr. ... property master (as Robert Visciglia)
James T. Woods ... painter gang boss
Tom Jung ... poster artist (uncredited) / poster designer (uncredited)
William Ladd Skinner ... set designer (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Richard Adams ... sound editor (as Richard W. Adams)
Donald A. Bolger ... boom operator (as Don Bolger)
Charles J. Bond ... cable person (as Charles Bond)
Arthur Carelli ... cable person
Ken Dufva ... foley artist
Michael Jablow ... assistant sound editor
Chris Jenkins ... sound re-recording mixer
James J. Klinger ... supervising sound editor
Jas. Klinger ... assistant sound editor
C. Darin Knight ... sound mixer (as Darin Knight)
Robert Knudson ... sound re-recording mixer (as Buzz Knudsen)
Skip Macdonald ... assistant sound editor
Don MacDougall ... sound re-recording mixer (as Don Mac Dougall)
Tom C. McCarthy ... sound editor (as Tom McCarthy)
Gene Radzik ... stereo sound consultant: Dolby (2004 5.1 update)
Winston Ryder ... sound editor
Curt Schulkey ... sound editor
Jonathan Andrews ... sound liason (uncredited)
Malcolm Davies ... sound (uncredited)
Richard Portman ... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Dan Sharp ... sound re-recordist (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

James Camomile ... special effects (as Jim Camomile)
Stan Parks ... special effects
Ken Pepiot ... special effects
Samuel E. Price ... special effects (as Sam Price)
Kevin Quibell ... special effects
Paul Stewart ... special effects

Stunts 

Buddy Van Horn ... stunt coordinator
William H. Burton Jr. ... stunts (uncredited)
Hank Calia ... stunts (uncredited)
David S. Cass Sr. ... stunts (uncredited)
Loyd Catlett ... stunt double: Jeff Bridges (uncredited) / stunts (uncredited)
Tom Elliott ... stunts (uncredited)
H.P. Evetts ... stunts (uncredited)
Joe Finnegan ... stunts (uncredited)
Alan Gibbs ... stunts (uncredited)
Bill Hart ... stunts (uncredited)
Billy Hank Hooker ... stunts (uncredited)
Leroy Johnson ... stunts (uncredited)
George Orrison ... stunts (uncredited)
Larry Randles ... stunts (uncredited)
Walter Scott ... stunts (uncredited)
Buddy Van Horn ... stunts (uncredited)
Chuck Waters ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Tony Cridlin ... key grip
Ray De La Motte ... camera operator
Dick Deats ... key grip (as Richard Deats)
Doug DiGioia ... camera operator (as Doug DiGoia)
Eric Engler ... assistant camera
Jeff Gershman ... camera operator (as Jeff Gerhsman)
Michael Gershman ... assistant camera
Paul Gilbert ... camera operator
Ernst Haas ... still photographer
John Harris ... camera operator
Lee Heckler ... gaffer
John Hull ... grip
Jan Kiesser ... camera operator
Kyle T. MacDowell ... grip
Ken Miller ... best boy grip
Louis Niemeyer ... assistant camera
Ken Nishino ... assistant camera
László Pal ... additional camera operator
Kelvin Pike ... camera operator
Paul M. Pollard ... camera operator (as Paul Pollard)
László Regos ... camera operator (as Laszlo Regos)
Joseph D. Steuben ... camera operator (as Joseph Steuben)
Jenny Thomson ... camera operator: "b" camera, second unit

Casting Department 

Pam Caper ... casting associate
Jim Comfort ... extras casting assistant

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Beth Alexander ... costumer
Sandy Berke Jordan ... costumer: women (as Sandy Berke)
James P. Cullen ... costumer
Barry Francis Delaney ... costumer (as Barry Delaney)
Claudia Everett ... wardrobe assistant
Frimi Okun ... costumer
Laurie Riley ... costumer: men

Editorial Department 

Donah Bassett ... negative cutter
Mellissa Bretherton ... assistant editor
Neil Farrell ... assistant editor
Barbara Gandolfo-Frady ... assistant editor
Aubrey Head ... color timer
Harry Peck Bolles ... apprentice editor
Michael E. Polakow ... assistant editor
Michael Ripps ... assistant editor
Ralph Sandler ... assistant film editor
Penelope Shaw ... assistant editor
José Antonio Torres ... assistant film editor (as Jose Torres)

Music Department 

Joann Carelli ... music supervisor
William Saracino ... music editor (as Bill Saracino)

Transportation Department 

Gene R. Johnson ... transportation coordinator (as Gene Johnson)

Other crew 

Ted Albert ... unit publicist
Bryan Buchanan ... lead stand-in
Kim Burke ... wrangler
Alan B. Curtiss ... location manager
Eleanor Fazan ... choreographer
Wayne Fitzgerald ... title designer
Joy Helman ... unit publicist: UK
Scott Hough ... production assistant
Sally Jones ... script supervisor
Lynda Karjola ... production coordinator
Alex Matcham ... assistant accountant
Patty Nelson ... secretary: Mr. Cimino
Gene O'Brien ... wrangler (as Gene O'Brian)
Fred O'Dell ... wrangler (as Freddie O'Dell)
Betty Owens ... assistant production accountant
Sally Pardo ... production assistant
Ellen Ribner ... researcher
June Samson ... script supervisor
Dominic Santarone ... caterer
Ruth Santarone ... caterer
Tom Seidman ... assistant trainee (as Thomas Seidman)
Nanette Siegert ... production coordinator
William Snyder ... production assistant
Joe Stanley ... location manager
Tad Tadlock ... additional choreographer
Ann Tait ... production controller (as Anne M. Tait)
Bill Twaddle ... wrangler
Rudy Ugland ... boss wrangler
Robert Weinstein ... researcher
Jerry Young ... wrangler
Natalie Drache ... script supervisor (uncredited)

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