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The Best of Times (1986) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Roger Spottiswoode

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Ron Shelton

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Elly Dundee
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The Colonel
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Darla
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Charlie
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Eddie
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Schutte
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Mac
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Arturo
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Rosie
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Chico
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Teddy
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Jaki
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Carlos
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Olin
Anne Haney ...
Marcy
Bill Overton ...
Luther Jackson
Peter Van Norden ...
Mando
Patrick Brennan ...
Ronny
Jeff Severson ...
Johnny 'O'
Hap Lawrence ...
Dickie Larue
Nicholas Shields ...
Bam Bam
Hugo Stanger ...
Old Man Lester
Wayne Montanio ...
Felipe
'Iron Jaws' Wilson ...
Iron Jaws
Brenda Huggins ...
Mrs. Jackson
Michael Rich ...
Blade
William G. Schilling ...
Caribou #1
Hugh Gillin ...
Caribou #2
Jake Dengel ...
Caribou #4
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Blender #1
Hilary Anderson ...
Michelle (as Hilary Davis)
Marie Cain ...
Blender #2
Peggy Moyer ...
Blender #3
Norm Schachter ...
Referee
Christopher Mankiewicz ...
Safari Room Security Guard
J.P. Bumstead ...
Cop
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Taft Business Man
Jim Giovanni ...
Taft Football Player #1
Steve Shargo ...
Taft Football Player #2
Darryl B. Smith ...
Bakersfield Coach #1
Wayne Adderson ...
Bakersfield Coach #2
Raymond W. Clanton ...
Bakersfield Coach #3
Fred A. Nelson ...
Bakersfield Coach #4
Vister Hayes ...
Dr. Death
Michelle Guastello ...
Taft Woman #1
Cathy Cheryl Davis ...
Taft Woman #2
Susan Signorelli ...
Taft Woman #3
Philipe Gerard ...
Disgruntled Fan
Christopher Cory ...
Assistant Football Trainer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jonathan Ames ...
Taft Football Player #35 (uncredited)
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Jaki's Friend (uncredited)
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Football Fan (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Gordon Carroll ... producer
Fredda Weiss ... associate producer

Music by 

Arthur B. Rubinstein

Cinematography by 

Charles F. Wheeler

Film Editing by 

Garth Craven

Casting By 

David Rubin
Lynn Stalmaster

Set Decoration by 

Marc E. Meyer Jr.

Costume Design by 

Patricia Norris

Makeup Department 

Silvia Abascal ... hair stylist
Cheri Minns ... assistant makeup artist
Brad Wilder ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Joel Glickman ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Harry V. Bring ... second assistant director
Jim Dyer ... first assistant director
Brian E. Frankish ... assistant director: second unit
Gunnar Keel ... second second assistant director
Ron Shelton ... second unit director

Art Department 

Barbara Adamski ... property master
Robert DePatis ... construction coordinator
Guy Douglass ... assistant property master
Don Ferguson ... lead man
Frank Kilmartin ... carpenter
Len Morganti ... storyboard artist
David Nichols ... visual consultant
D.A. Zingelewicz ... painter (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Gregg Barbanell ... foley artist
Beth Bergeron ... adr editor
Bob Bowman ... assistant sound editor
James Dehr ... sound: second unit
Gordon Ecker ... supervising sound editor
Kirk Francis ... production sound
Robert W. Glass Jr. ... sound re-recording mixer
Ami Hadani ... sound recordist
John Leveque ... sound editor
Hudson B. Marquez ... production sound (as Hudson Marquez)
Arthur Piantadosi ... sound re-recording mixer
Jeffrey L. Sandler ... sound editor
Mike Seeman ... cable person
Karen G. Wilson ... sound editor
Richard E. Yawn ... assistant sound editor

Special Effects by 

Garry Elmendorf ... special effects supervisor (as Gary Elmendorf)
Jim Rollins ... assistant special effects

Stunts 

Rick Avery ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department 

James M. Anderson ... camera operator
Jamie Anderson ... camera operator
Kirk Bales ... dolly grip
Ron Batzdorff ... still photographer
Bruce Birmelin ... still photographer
Alan Caso ... camera operator
Albert Fitch ... electrician
Scott Floren ... best boy grip
Augustus Gordon ... electrician
David R. Hardberger ... assistant camera
Richard Hartley ... best boy electric (as Richard Hartley Jr.)
Robert Hillman ... director of photography: second unit
Greg Langham ... electrician
Michael E. Matteson ... key grip
Richard Craig Meinardus ... assistant camera: second unit
Don Nygren ... gaffer
Mark A. Parsons ... grip
Russell Reilly ... grip
Bill Sheehan ... assistant camera
Tama Takahashi ... assistant camera
Michael D. Weldon ... assistant camera

Casting Department 

Susan Lavine ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Dan Bronson ... costumer
Ellis Cohen ... costume supervisor: men
Nancy McArdle ... costume supervisor

Editorial Department 

Donah Bassett ... negative cutter
Daniel Craven ... apprentice film editor
Mallory Gottlieb ... assistant film editor
Paula McKee ... apprentice film editor (as Paula Pappe-McKee)
Ken Morrisey ... associate film editor
Paul Seydor ... associate film editor
José Antonio Torres ... assistant film editor
Deborah Zeitman ... first assistant film editor

Music Department 

Tony Berg ... music producer
Linda Hart ... music supervisor
Mark Hoder ... orchestrator
Anthony Marinelli ... musician: synthesizer
Allan K. Rosen ... supervising music editor

Transportation Department 

Howard A. Small ... transportation captain
Wayne Stone ... transportation coordinator

Other crew 

Carline Davis-Dyer ... script supervisor
Rick Deal ... stand-in
Tom Fears ... football coordinator
Tissa Hans ... production assistant
Boots Hart ... assistant accountant
Linda Hart ... choreographer
Ken Hutton ... football equipment manager
Brad Johnson ... projectionist
Robert H. Lemer ... location consultant
David Lubin ... production assistant
Anthony Marinelli ... synthesizer programmer
Frank O'Neill ... football trainer
Midge Ogle ... craft service
J.W. Oliver ... stand-in
Fran Roy ... production coordinator
Mark Rutenberg ... assistant: Mr. Williams
Kate Sanford ... production assistant
Rath Shelton ... assistant location consultant
Dawn Snyder ... production assistant
Charles Stewart ... set advisor (as Chuck Stewart)
Sara Lee Wade ... production assistant
Richard K. Way ... stand-in

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