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La Bamba (1987) Poster

(1987)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Luis Valdez

Writing Credits  

Luis Valdez ... (written by)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Bob Morales
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Connie Valenzuela (as Rosana De Soto)
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Rosie Morales
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Donna Ludwig
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Bob Keane
Rick Dees ...
Ted Quillin
Marshall Crenshaw ...
Howard Huntsberry ...
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Daniel Valdez ...
Lelo
Felipe Cantu ...
Curandero
Eddie Frias ...
Chino
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Mexican Ed
Geoffrey Rivas ...
Rudy
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Maggie Gwinn ...
Mrs. Ludwig
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Bartender
Lettie Ibarra ...
Vera
Diane Rodriguez ...
Ernestine
Katie Valdez ...
Connie Jr. (as Kati Valdez)
Gloria Balcorta ...
Irma
Ernesto Hernández ...
Garbage Man (as Ernesto Hernandez)
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Howard
Thom Pintello ...
Sound Engineer
Stephen F. Schmidt ...
Tommy Allsup (as Stephen Schmidt)
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Sharon Sheeley
Kim Sebastian ...
Donna's Girlfriend
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Rosalinda
Andy Griggs ...
Mr. House
Art K. Koustik ...
Trucker (as Art Koustik)
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Mr. Caballero
Allison Robinson ...
Girl at Party
Hunter Payne ...
Baseball Announcer
Joe Miller ...
Student
Mary Ann Tanedo ...
Student
Barb Jittner ...
Student
Brian Russell ...
Student
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Student (uncredited)
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Featured Dancer (uncredited)
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Man at Party (uncredited)
Connie Valenzuela ...
Elderly lady at party (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Stuart Benjamin ... executive producer
Bill Borden ... producer
Taylor Hackford ... producer
Daniel Valdez ... associate producer

Music by 

Miles Goodman
Carlos Santana

Cinematography by 

Adam Greenberg ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Don Brochu
Sheldon Kahn

Casting By 

Junie Lowry-Johnson ... (as Junie Lowry)

Production Design by 

Vincent M. Cresciman ... (as Vince Cresciman)

Set Decoration by 

Rosemary Brandenburg

Costume Design by 

Sylvia Vega-Vasquez
Yvonne Cervantes ... (uncredited)

Makeup Department 

Richard Arrington ... makeup artist
Lisa Meyers ... assistant hair stylist
Bill Myer ... assistant makeup artist
Peter Tothpal ... hair stylist
La Bamba ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Adam Christopher ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management 

Alan C. Blomquist ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Stephen J. Fisher ... first assistant director
Richard Graves ... first assistant director: second unit
Michael Katleman ... second assistant director

Art Department 

Jane Brown ... lead scenic artist
Eduardo H. Esparza ... construction supervisor (as Eddie Esparza)
Greta Grigorian ... stand-by decorator (as Greta Gregorian)
Joni Indursky ... lead person
Jeff Jones ... scenic artist
Roger Kelton ... construction coordinator
Linda Kiffe ... assistant property master
Randlett King Lawrence ... construction foreman (as Randlett Lawrence)
Marco López ... swing gang (as Marc Lopez)
Paul S. Power ... visual illustrator (as Paul Power)
Pola Shreiber ... stand-by decorator
Charles Stewart ... property master
Todd E. Weisman ... swing gang (as Todd Weisman)
Terry Welden ... assistant art director
Nancy Booth ... set dresser (uncredited)
Bill Holmquist ... propmaker (uncredited)
Daryl 'Dazz' Reynolds ... swing gang (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Albert Aquino ... cable man
Richard Friedman ... adr editor (as Dick Friedman)
Mark Gordon ... sound editor
Warren Hamilton Jr. ... sound editor (as Warren Hamilton)
Fred Judkins ... supervising sound editor
Rick Kline ... sound re-recording mixer
Tom C. McCarthy ... supervising sound editor
Donald O. Mitchell ... sound re-recording mixer
Kevin O'Connell ... sound re-recording mixer
Joel Shryack ... boom operator
Susumu Tokunow ... sound mixer
Jack Keller ... sound recordist (uncredited)
Bill Voigtlander ... adr editor (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Kevin Pike ... special effects supervisor (uncredited)

Stunts 

Janet Brady ... stunts (as Janet S. Brady)
Steve M. Davison ... stunt coordinator (as Steve Davison) / stunts (as Steve Davison)
Tim A. Davison ... stunts
Freddie Hice ... stunts (as Fred Hice)
Alan Oliney ... stunts
Ronnie Rondell Jr. ... stunt coordinator (as Ronnie Rondell)
Thomas Rosales Jr. ... stunts (as Thomas Rosales)
Tanya Russell ... stunts
Dick Ziker ... stunts
Matthew R. Anderson ... stunts (uncredited)
Jimmy Ortega ... stunts (uncredited)
Eddie Perez ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Von Babasin ... grip
Chuck Colwell ... director of photography: second unit
Alicia Craft ... second assistant camera
Andrew Dickerman ... video playback assist (as Andy Dickerman)
Sam Emerson ... still photographer
Reuben David Feldthouse ... electrician (as Ben Feldthouse)
Claude Fullerton ... grip
Craig Garfield ... grip
Jono Kouzouyan ... chief lighting technician
Thomas Luehrsen ... video playback assist
Merrick Morton ... special still photographer (as Rick Morton)
Gary Parker ... key grip
John Pierce ... electrician
Vance Piper ... first assistant camera
R.J. Sharp ... best boy grip
Jack Yanekian ... best boy electric
Tom Bookout ... grip (uncredited)
Donald Burghardt ... additional second assistant camera (uncredited)
John M. Heller ... special photographer (uncredited)
George Palmer ... electrician (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Marcy Carriker ... casting associate
Robert J. Teitelbaum ... extras casting (as Robert Teitelbaum)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Yvonne Cervantes ... costumer
Elizabeth C. Grudzinski-Seal ... costumer (as Liz'Beth Gower)

Editorial Department 

Jeffrey James Bell ... assistant editor (as Jeffrey Bell)
Alana Caudillo ... post-production coordinator (as Alana Ackley)
Howard Davis ... apprentice editor
Priscila Giraldo ... post-production coordinator

Music Department 

David Hidalgo ... singing voice: Lou Diamond Phillips
John E. Oliver ... sideline musician supervisor
Joel Sill ... executive music producer
Curt Sobel ... supervising music editor
George Doering ... musician (uncredited)
Robert Schaper ... music engineer (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Todd Adair ... driver
Bob Bailey ... driver
Thomas P. Donovan ... driver (as Tom Donovan)
Jerry Gordon ... driver
Darwin Joston ... transportation captain
Joe Lanzl ... driver (as Joel Lanzl)
Gary Littlefield ... transportation coordinator
Wayne Nelson ... driver
Craig Scott ... driver
Danny L. Swanson ... driver (as Dan Swanson)
Mark Wescott ... driver
Don Skow ... picture cars (uncredited)

Other crew 

Andrea Asimow ... executive in charge of development: New Visions
Steve Beckham ... craft service
Michael Bodnarczuk ... production assistant
Allen Burry ... publicist: PMK
Misty Carey ... production coordinator
Alana Caudillo ... assistant: Mr. Borden (as Alana Ackley)
Jeff Conroy ... production assistant (as Jeffrey Conroy)
Richard Davis Jr. ... location manager (as Richard Davis)
Miguel Delgado ... choreographer
David Diehl ... production assistant
Marylou Eales ... assistant: Mr. Sill
Lori L. Eschler ... production assistant (as Lori Eschler)
Phil Esparza ... production associate
Jim Fox ... guitar instructor
Priscila Giraldo ... project manager
Darryl Harmon ... location projectionist: Penthouse Screening
Shannon Kane ... assistant auditor
Sheldon Katz ... production auditor (as Sheldon M. Katz)
Josh King ... location manager
Jerri Lauridsen ... assistant: Mr. Hackford
Marisa Leal ... production assistant
Kerry Lyn McKissick ... script supervisor (as Lyn McKissick)
Olga Perez ... production assistant
Dan Perri ... title designer
Jim Picciolo ... animal handler
Jane E. Russell ... production secretary
Carrie Stein ... researcher
P.R. Tooke ... script supervisor: second unit (as Patricia Tooke)
Steve Clayton ... security officer (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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