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Private Benjamin (1980) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Howard Zieff

Writing Credits  

Nancy Meyers ... (written by) &
Charles Shyer ... (written by) &
Harvey Miller ... (written by)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Teddy Benjamin
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Harriet Benjamin
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Pvt. Mary Lou Glass
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1st Sgt. Jim Ballard
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Yale Goodman
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Rabbi
Estelle Marlov ...
Vocalist at Wedding
Everett Covin ...
Bandleader
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Arnie
Lee Wallace ...
Mr. Waxman
James Dybas ...
Photographer
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Aunt Kissy
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Aunt Betty
Lillian Adams ...
Mrs. Goodman
Sandy Weintraub ...
Harvey Goodman
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Stanley Goodman
Kopi Sotiropulos ...
Limo Passerby
Stu Nahan ...
Newscaster
J.P. Bumstead ...
Induction Officer
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Sgt. L.C. Ross
Toni Kalem ...
Pvt. Gianelli
Damita Jo Freeman ...
Pvt. Gloria Moe
Alston Ahern ...
Pvt. P.J. Soyer
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Capt. William Woodbridge
James R. Barnett ...
Drill Instructor
Ray Oliver ...
Red Team Soldier #1
Robin Hoff ...
Red Team Soldier #2
Ed Lewis ...
Red Team Soldier #3
Carrol Davis Carson ...
Referee
Clay Wright ...
Helicopter Pilot (as Clayton D. Wright)
Danny Wells ...
Slick Guy
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Kim Osaka
George Roberts ...
Johnny Rourke
Helen Baron ...
Selma Lemish
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Leo Lemish
Mimi Maynard ...
Liz Lemish
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Mrs. Thornbush
Wil Albert ...
Lt. Rahmi
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Brig. Gen. Foley
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Helga
Denise Halma ...
Gabrielle
Lilyan Chauvin ...
Mrs. Tremont
David Olivier ...
Jean Claude
Elie Liardet ...
Mayor
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Allison Caine ...
Additional Voice (uncredited)
Stéphane Grappelli ...
Wedding Violinist (uncredited)
Jack Griffin ...
Drill Sgt (uncredited)
Heather Haase ...
Young Judy Goodman (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Goldie Hawn ... executive producer
Nancy Meyers ... producer
Harvey Miller ... producer
Charles Shyer ... producer

Music by 

Bill Conti

Cinematography by 

David M. Walsh ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Sheldon Kahn

Casting By 

Wallis Nicita ... (as Wally Nicita)
Jessica Overwise

Production Design by 

Robert F. Boyle ... (as Robert Boyle)
Jeffrey Howard

Set Decoration by 

Arthur Jeph Parker ... (as Arthur J. Parker)

Costume Design by 

Betsy Cox

Makeup Department 

Kathryn Blondell ... hair stylist
Rita Bordonaro ... hair stylist
E. Thomas Case ... makeup artist (as Tom Case)
Ricardo Romero Jones ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Henri Jaquillard ... production manager: French Unit
David Silver ... unit production manager
Juliette Toutain ... unit manager: French Unit

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Ross Brown ... second assistant director
Louis Pitzele ... first assistant director: French Unit
Jerry Sobul ... assistant director
Eric Stacey ... key second assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Harold Broner ... construction coordinator
Paul De Santis ... assistant property master (as Paul de Santis)
Serge Douy ... art director: French Unit
Jeffrey Howard ... assistant art director (as Jeff Howard)
Bill MacSems ... property master
Ron Frazier ... propmaker foreman (uncredited)
Sherman Labby ... production illustrator (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Rick Alexander ... re-recording mixer (as Dick Alexander)
Martin Raymond Bolger ... sound mixer (as Martin Bolger)
Jim Bullock ... sound effects editor (as Jimmie Bullock)
Milton C. Burrow ... sound effects editor
Andy MacDonald ... re-recording mixer
William L. Manger ... supervising sound editor
Charles E. Moran ... sound effects editor (as Charles Moran)
Vern Poore ... re-recording mixer
Hal Whitby ... boom operator

Special Effects by 

Robert Peterson ... special effects

Stunts 

Gina Picerni ... stunt double
Glynn Rubin ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department 

Robert Edesa ... camera operator (as Bob Edesa)
Norman Harris ... gaffer
Ron Kenyon ... best boy
Richard Moran ... key grip
John R. Shannon ... stills (as John Shannon)
Ken Fisher ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Adam Glick ... set lighting technician (uncredited)
Paul Jacobsen ... electrician (uncredited) / rigger (uncredited)
Norman Lang ... electrician (uncredited)
Johnny Walker ... first assistant camera (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

James M. George ... costumer: men's (as Jim George)
Victoria Snow ... costumer: women's

Editorial Department 

Donah Bassett ... negative cutter
Lois Freeman ... associate editor
Joe Mosca ... assistant editor
John Walker ... color technician
Clayton Collins ... apprentice editor (uncredited)

Music Department 

Eugene Marks ... music editor
Dan Wallin ... score mixer

Transportation Department 

John M. Woodward ... transportation coordinator (as John Woodward)
Gina August ... driver (uncredited)

Other crew 

Betty Chaplin ... script supervisor
Lynne Coke ... assistant to producers
Joan Eisenberg ... unit publicist
Gene Fioramonti ... location manager
Wayne Fitzgerald ... titles
Edouard Garrouste ... production coordinator: French Unit
Deloris Claris Horn ... assistant: Ms. Hawn
Bridgette Kelley ... assistant to producers
Patrick Meunier ... location manager: French Unit
Lee Stitch ... production coordinator
Barry Wexler ... crab dolly operator (uncredited)

Thanks 

Sally Gutnick ... special thanks
Jerome A. Sheill ... special thanks (as Jerome A. Sheill M.D.)
Crew verified as complete

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