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The Return of the Living Dead (1985) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Dan O'Bannon

Writing Credits  

Rudy Ricci ... (story) &
John A. Russo ... (story) (as John Russo) &
Russell Streiner ... (story)
 
Dan O'Bannon ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Jewel Shepard ...
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Spider (as Miguel Nunez)
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Mark Venturini ...
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Cathleen Cordell ...
Colonel's Wife
Drew Deighan ...
Paramedic #1
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Paramedic #2
John Durbin ...
Radio Corpse #1
David Bond ...
Radio Corpse #2
Bob Libman ...
Tac Squad Captain
John Stuart West ...
Riot Cop #1
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Riot Cop #2
Ed Krieger ...
Riot Cop #3
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Cop #1
Paul Cloud ...
Cop #2
Derrick Brice ...
Gunnery Sergeant
Leigh Drake ...
Dispatcher
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Yellow Cadaver (as Terrence M. Houlihan)
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Robert J. Bennett ...
Headless Tarman (as Robert Bennett)
Jerome 'Daniels' Coleman ...
Legless Corpse
Cherry Davis ...
½ Lady Corpse
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Officer (uncredited)
Leslee Bremmer ...
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Little Zombie (uncredited)
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Helicopter Loudspeaker Officer / Bum Outside Warehouse (voice) (uncredited)
Larry Odien ...
Yellow Zombie (uncredited)
William Stout ...
Bum with Shopping Cart (uncredited)
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Produced by 

John Daly ... executive producer
Tom Fox ... producer
Derek Gibson ... executive producer
Graham Henderson ... co-producer

Music by 

Matt Clifford

Cinematography by 

Jules Brenner

Film Editing by 

Robert Gordon

Casting By 

Stanzi Stokes

Production Design by 

William Stout

Art Direction by 

Robert Howland

Set Decoration by 

Ken Kaufman
Robert Lucas

Makeup Department 

Allan A. Apone ... special makeup effects
Yvette Bliss ... punk makeup artist
Craig Caton ... additional special makeup artist
Tony Gardner ... makeup artist: half-corpse effects
Wendy Hogan ... assistant makeup artist / hair stylist
William Munns ... special makeup effects artist
Kenny Myers ... additional special effects makeup
Robin L. Neal ... key makeup artist
Larry Odien ... additional special makeup artist
Tony Rupprecht ... additional special makeup artist
Michael Spatola ... additional makeup effects artist
Douglas J. White ... additional special makeup artist

Production Management 

Michael Bennett ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Scott Javine ... second assistant director
Josh King ... second assistant director
David M. Robertson ... first assistant director

Art Department 

Barbara Benz ... property master
Michael Gastaldo ... lead man
Clayton Hartley ... assistant art director
Héctor López ... set dresser
Brian Pascall ... stand-by painter
Frederick B. Van Brunt ... assistant property master
Sara Lee Wade ... set dresser

Sound Department 

Chris Carpenter ... sound re-recording mixer
Stanley B. Gill ... sound recordist
Robert Jackson ... boom operator
Adam Johnston ... assistant sound editor
Dale Johnston ... supervising sound editor
Ron Judkins ... sound mixer
Bob Minkler ... sound re-recording mixer
Ray West ... sound re-recording mixer
Jerry Whittington ... sound effects editor

Special Effects by 

Kevin McCarthy ... special effects foreman (as Kevin F. McCarthy)
Robert E. McCarthy ... special effects supervisor

Visual Effects by 

John Huneck ... visual effects camera operator: Fantasy II
Leslie Huntley ... visual effects supervisor: Fantasy II Film Effects
Michael Joyce ... model shop supervisor
Paul Kassler ... model maker: Fantasy II Film Effects
Pete Kleinow ... visual effects supervisor (as Peter Kleinow)
Ken Marschall ... matte painting: Fantasy II Film Effects
Bret Mixon ... rotoscoping
Gary Rhodaback ... model maker: Fantasy II Film Effects
Joe Viskocil ... nuclear explosion (as Joseph Viskocil)
Gene Warren Jr. ... visual effects supervisor

Stunts 

Blair Burrows ... stunts
Hank Calia ... stunts
Michael Carr ... stunts
Fernando Celis ... stunts
Erik Cord ... stunt coordinator
Monty Cox ... stunts
Gardner Doolittle ... stunts
Ralph Garrett ... stunts
John Gillespie ... stunts
Gene Hartline ... stunts
Gary Jensen ... stunt coordinator / stunts
Kim Robert Koscki ... stunts & stunt driver (as Kim Koscki)
Joel Kramer ... stunts
Paula Marie Moody ... stunts (as Paula Moody)
Bruce W. Morgan ... stunts (as Bruce Morgan)
Bernie Pock ... stunts (as Bernhard Pock)
Byron Quisenberry ... stunts
Spiro Razatos ... stunts
Ray Saniger ... stunts
Bob Stephens ... stunts (as Norm Stephens)
Ethan Wayne ... stunts
Brian J. Williams ... stunts
Ben Jensen ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Robert L. Blatman ... assistant camera
John Earl Burnett ... first assistant camera: additional photography (as John Burnett)
Marty Carrillo ... best boy
Andreas Crawford ... grip
Rory Flynn ... still photographer
Mark Hadland ... grip
Michael E. Little ... first assistant: camera
Julio Macat ... assistant camera
Timothy 'Guido' Magaraci ... electrician
Richard Mall ... key grip
Frank Montoya ... best boy
Ed Nielsen ... camera operator
Ronald J. Pure Jr. ... electrician
Jesse Tango ... grip (as Jess Tango)

Casting Department 

Lucien Jervis ... casting assistant

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Lesley Levin ... costume designer: extras
Raggs ... wardrobe
Beverly Val-Brown ... wardrobe (as Beverly Valbrown)

Editorial Department 

Alexis Champlin ... additional assistant editor
Julie Feiner ... assistant editor
Mark Helfrich ... additional editor
Vivian Hengsteler ... negative cutter
Dan Muscarella ... color timer (as Daniel F. Muscarella)
John Penney ... second assistant editor
Barbara Pokras ... additional editor
Hilarie Roope ... additional assistant editor
Michael Ruscio ... apprentice editor

Music Department 

Budd Carr ... music consultant
William Hein ... music consultant: Enigma
Simon Heyworth ... music producer: Film Trax
Steve Pross ... music consultant: Enigma
Robert Randles ... composer: additional music / music supervisor
Emilie Robertson ... music editor

Transportation Department 

Jason Belsky ... transportation captain
George Cozze ... driver
Richard Padgett ... transportation coordinator
Ronald Stinton ... driver (as Ron Stinton)

Other crew 

Christena Alcorn ... script supervisor
Jo Barnett ... assistant production accountant
Don Bland ... production assistant: Image 3
A. Frederick Greenberg ... copyright owner (as Cinema '84)
Richard M. Greenberg ... copyright owner (as Cinema '84)
Alan Grodin ... legal services: Cooper, Epstein & Hurewitz
Alexander Hendrie ... location manager
Jerome Holder ... craft service
Robert Jellen ... insurance (as Bob Jellen)
Grahame Jennings ... production associate (as Graham Jennings)
Victoria Krieger ... assistant to producers
Edwin A. Locke Jr. ... copyright owner (as Cinema '84)
Richard Lorenzana ... production accountant
Michael Mersereau ... production assistant
Karen Altman Morgenstern ... production coordinator
Pattison Newberry ... first aid
Jane A. Pahlman ... production assistant: Image 3
Julius Polk ... extras set coordinator
Brick Tilley ... stand-in/double
Timothy R. Waters ... consulting mortician
Lynnanne Zager ... adr voice (uncredited)

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