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National Lampoon's Vacation (1983) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Harold Ramis

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

John Hughes ... (screenplay)
John Hughes ... (short story "Vacation '58")

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Miriam Flynn ...
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John P. Navin Jr. ...
Cousin Dale (as John Navin)
Nathan Cook ...
Man Giving Directions
Christopher Jackson ...
Pimp
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Mechanic
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Assistant Mechanic
Jeannie Dimter Barton ...
Dodge City Cashier
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Wyatt Earp (as Randolph Dreyfuss)
Virgil Wyaco II ...
Indian
Gerry Black ...
Davenport
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Motel Desk Clerk
Adelaide Wilder ...
Car Hop
Tessa Richarde ...
Motel Guest
Fritz Ford ...
Neighbor
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Neighbor
Scott Perry ...
Swat Leader
Dennis Freeman ...
Policeman
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Cowboy
John Craigmile ...
Camel Rider
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Popeye the Dog ...
Dinky (uncredited)
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Hotel clerk (uncredited)
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Car salesman (voice) (uncredited)
Violet Ramis ...
Daisy Mabel (uncredited)
Lorenzo Salviati ...
Bar Piano Player (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Robert Grand ... associate producer
Matty Simmons ... producer

Music by 

Ralph Burns

Cinematography by 

Victor J. Kemper ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Pembroke J. Herring ... (as Pem Herring)

Casting By 

Susan Arnold
Phyllis Huffman

Production Design by 

Jack T. Collis ... (as Jack Collis)

Set Decoration by 

Joe D. Mitchell ... (as Joe Mitchell)

Makeup Department 

Frank Griffin ... makeup artist
Adele Taylor ... hair stylist

Production Management 

Robert Grand ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Carl Barth ... second unit director
Ross Brown ... second assistant director
Robert P. Cohen ... second assistant director
Bradley M. Gross ... first assistant director: second unit (as Brad Gross)
Dick Ziker ... second unit director

Art Department 

Richard J. Bayard ... construction coordinator (as Dick Bayard)
Karen Lee Holley ... leadwoman (as Karen Holley)
Robert J. Lattanzio ... paint foreman (as Bob Lattanzio)
Sonny Van Hecke ... assistant property master
Robert J. Visciglia Sr. ... property master (as Robert Visciglia Sr.)
Ron Frazier ... propmaker foreman (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Rick Alexander ... sound effects mixer (as Dick Alexander)
Bub Asman ... sound editor
Martin Raymond Bolger ... sound mixer (as Marty Bolger)
Les Fresholtz ... dialogue mixer
Robert G. Henderson ... sound editor (as Bob G. Henderson)
Tom Mar ... cable person
Alan Robert Murray ... sound editor
Brooke Henderson Ward ... assistant sound editor (as Brooke E. Henderson)
Hal Whitby ... boom operator
Caryl Wickman ... dialogue editor

Visual Effects by 

Rocco Gioffre ... matte artist: DQI
Eric Guaglione ... matte photography: DQI (uncredited)
Kathleen Quaife-Hodge ... special effects animator (uncredited)
Hoyt Yeatman ... matte photographer: DQI (uncredited)

Stunts 

Pamela Bebermeyer ... stunts (as Pam Bebermeyer)
Jophery C. Brown ... stunts (as Jophery Brown)
Cheré Bryson ... stunts (as Chere Bryson)
William H. Burton Jr. ... stunts (as Bill Burton)
Jim Connors ... stunts
Mike De Luna ... stunts (as Michael Deluna)
David R. Ellis ... stunts (as David Ellis)
Tony Epper ... stunts
Fritz Ford ... stunts (as Fritz Apking)
Hugh Hooker ... stunts
Don Pulford ... stunts
J.N. Roberts ... stunts
Kenny Studer ... stunts
Jules Sylvester ... stunts (as Julian Richard Sylvester)
Glenn R. Wilder ... stunts
John M. Woodward ... stunts (as John Woodward)
Dick Ziker ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department 

Salvatore Bognanni ... clapper loader: action unit
Earl L. Clark ... assistant camera (as Earl Clark)
Earl Gilbert ... gaffer
Rhio Haessig ... best boy electric
Kevin Jewison ... second assistant camera
Robin P. Knight ... second grip (as Robin Knight)
John Margolies ... still photographer: main titles
Elliott Marks ... still photographer (as Elliot Marks)
Patrick Marshall ... rigging gaffer (as Pat Marshall)
Gaylin P. Schultz ... key grip (as Gaylin Schultz)
Bernie Schwartz ... dolly grip
Robert M. Stevens ... camera operator (as Robert Stevens)
Paul Vombrack ... director of photography: second unit (as Paul Vom Brack)

Casting Department 

Jo Doster ... location casting
Olivia Maggard ... location casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Robert Harris Jr. ... costumer: men
Barbara Siebert ... costumer: women

Editorial Department 

Donah Bassett ... negative cutter
Tim Board ... assistant film editor

Music Department 

Eugene Marks ... music editor
Arthur Piantadosi ... music mixer

Transportation Department 

John M. Woodward ... transportation coordinator (as John Woodward)

Other crew 

Trevor Albert ... production associate
Carol Bahoric ... assistant: Matty Simmons
Bill Borden ... location manager: Colorado/Arizona
Jayni Chase ... location secretary
Wayne Fitzgerald ... title designer
Alan Greedy ... script supervisor
Tom Massmann ... production assistant
Karin McElhatton ... animal trainer (as Karen Dew)
Amy McElhenney ... production secretary
Sam Mercer ... location manager
Al Sand ... caterer
Jules Sylvester ... animal trainer (as Julian Richard Sylvester)
Carin I. Gronhagen ... asst. production accountant (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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