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The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Brian De Palma ... (as Brian DePalma)

Writing Credits (WGA)  

Michael Cristofer ... (screenplay)
 
Tom Wolfe ... (novel)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Jed Kramer
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Reverend Bacon
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Tom Killian
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Albert Fox
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Ray Andruitti
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Det. Martin
Norman Parker ...
Det. Goldberg
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Mr. McCoy
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Arthur Ruskin
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Pollard Browning
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Rawlie Thorpe
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Ed Rifkin
Andre Gregory ...
Aubrey Buffing
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Annie Lamb
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Sir Gerald Moore
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Evelyn Moore
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P.R. Woman
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Campbell McCoy
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Roland Auburn (as Troy Windbush)
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Henry Lamb
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Filippo Chirazzi
Scotty Bloch ...
Sally Rawthrote
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Leon Bavardage
Elizabeth Owens ...
Inez Bavardage
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Tony - Doorman
John Bentley ...
Bill - Doorman
William Clark ...
Eddie - Doorman
Jeff Brooks ...
Bondsman
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Bondsman (as T.J. Coan)
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Bondsman
James Lally ...
Bondsman
Marcia Mitzman Gaven ...
Bondsman (as Marcia Mitzman)
William Woodson ...
Gene Lopwitz (voice)
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Pimp
Fanni Green ...
Prostitute
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Latino
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Lockwood
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Court Clerk
Helen Stenborg ...
Mrs. McCoy
Timothy Jenkins ...
Billy Cortez
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Fox's Assistant (as Sam Jenkins)
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Intercom Man
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Buck
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Poe Picketer
J.D. Wyatt ...
Poe Picketer
Eyde Byrde ...
Poe Picketer
David Lipman ...
Poe Picketer
George Merritt ...
Poe Picketer
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Aide
O. LaRon Clark ...
Cecil Hayden (as O. Laron Clark)
Louis P. Lebherz ...
The Commandatori
Walker Joyce ...
Bobby Shalfet / 'Don Giovanni'
Anatoli Davydov ...
Boris Karlevskov (as Anatoly Davydov)
Nancy McDonald ...
Media Jackal
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Media Jackal
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Media Jackal
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Media Jackal
Walter Flanagan ...
Media Jackal
Mike Hodge ...
Media Jackal
Ernestine Jackson ...
Media Jackal
Nicholas Levitin ...
Media Jackal
Novella Nelson ...
Media Jackal
Noble Lee Lester ...
Media Jackal
Adina Winston ...
Female Guest
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Television Producer
Cynthia Mason ...
Maid
Ermal Williamson ...
Butler
W.M. Hunt ...
Nunnally Voyd
Gian-Carlo Scandiuzzi ...
Maitre D'
Jon Rashad Kamal ...
French Waiter
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Shocked Woman
Hal England ...
French Restaurant Patron
Joy Claussen ...
French Restaurant Patron
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French Restaurant Patron
Judith Burke ...
French Restaurant Patron
Barry Michlin ...
Funeral Director
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Ruskin Family Member
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Manny Leerman
Sherri Paysinger ...
Anchorwoman
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Gospel Singer
Barbara Gooding ...
Gospel Singer
Kathleen Murphy Palmer ...
Gospel Singer
Lorraine Moore ...
Gospel Singer
Doris Leggett ...
Gospel Singer
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P.R. Assistant
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Diplomat
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Diplomat's Wife
Katrina Braque ...
Diplomat's Daughter
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Weiss' Aide
Marie Chambers ...
Weiss' Aide
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Weiss' Aide
Barry Neikrug ...
Weiss' Aide
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Well Wisher
Susan Forristal ...
Well Wisher
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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D.A. Abe Weiss (uncredited)
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Restaurant Manager (uncredited)
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Crying midget (uncredited)
Gina Diaz ...
Pedestrian Onlooker (uncredited)
Sarah Essex ...
(uncredited)
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Party Guest Listening to Aubrey Buffing (uncredited)
Gary Jones ...
Waiter in Elevator (uncredited)
Sharmagne Leland-St. John ...
Woman in Restaurant (uncredited)
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Park Avenue Lady (uncredited)
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DMV Informant (uncredited)
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Newspaper Reporter (uncredited)
Denise Nelan ...
Attorney (uncredited)
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Photographer (uncredited)
Kariim Ratcliff ...
Court Demonstrator (uncredited)
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Broker (uncredited)
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Robert Corso (uncredited)
Joey Sontz ...
Courtroom Extra (uncredited)
Daisy Alexandra Sylbert-Torres ...
Ruskin Family Member (uncredited)
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Head Waiter (uncredited)
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Latino Kid (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Fred C. Caruso ... co-producer (as Fred Caruso)
Brian De Palma ... producer (as Brian DePalma)
Monica Goldstein ... associate producer
Peter Guber ... executive producer
Jon Peters ... executive producer
Chris F. Woods ... producer: title sequence, R/Greenberg Associates (uncredited)

Music by 

Dave Grusin

Cinematography by 

Vilmos Zsigmond ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Bill Pankow
David Ray

Casting By 

Lynn Stalmaster

Production Design by 

Richard Sylbert

Art Direction by 

Gregory Bolton ... (as Greg Bolton)
Peter Landsdown Smith

Set Decoration by 

Joe D. Mitchell ... (as Joe Mitchell)
Justin Scoppa Jr. ... (as Justin Scoppa)

Costume Design by 

Ann Roth

Makeup Department 

Kathryn Blondell ... hair stylist (as Kathy Blondell)
Thomas R. Burman ... makeup special effects
Bari Dreiband-Burman ... makeup special effects
Scott H. Eddo ... makeup artist: Bruce Willis (as Scott Eddo)
Leonard Engelman ... makeup artist
Coree Lear ... makeup artist
Josée Normand ... hair stylist: Bruce Willis (as Josee Normand)
Daniel C. Striepeke ... makeup artist (as Dan Striepeke)
Kelvin R. Trahan ... hair stylist (as Kelvin Trahan)

Production Management 

Robert J. Anderson ... unit production manager (as Robert Anderson)
Peter A. Runfolo ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Algric Leo Chaplin ... dga trainee
Jeff Okabayashi ... second second assistant director
Douglas S. Ornstein ... second second assistant director (as Douglas Ornstein)
Richard Patrick ... key second assistant director
Eric Schwab ... second unit director
Chris Soldo ... first assistant director

Art Department 

Richard Berger ... set designer
David Goldstein ... paint foreman
Roger Irvin ... construction coordinator
Gary F. Kieldrup ... assistant property master
Gary Kudroff ... set dressing leadman
William Lucek ... scenic artist
Robert Maddy ... set designer
Kevin McCarthy ... set dressing leadman
Nick Navarro ... set designer
John Ralbovsky ... scenic artist
Thomas Saccio ... property master (as Tom Saccio)
Bennett L. Sperber ... construction foreman (as Ben Sperber)
Tracy Stockwell ... plasterer
Tom von Badinski ... welder
Kenneth Weinberg ... assistant property master (as Ken Weinberg)
John Zemansky ... property master
Ron Frazier ... carpenter (uncredited)
Johnnie Jenkins ... construction accountant (uncredited)
Sharmagne Leland-St. John ... assistant: Richard Sylbert (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Ken Beauchene ... boom operator
Stan Bochner ... sound editor
Louis Cerborino ... sound editor (as Lou Cerborino)
Richard P. Cirincione ... sound editor
Laura Civiello ... sound editor
Pam DeMetruis-Thomas ... assistant sound editor (as Pam DeMetruis)
Kay Denmark ... adr boom operator
Marjorie Deutsch ... adr editor
Don Digirolamo ... re-recording mixer
Harriet Fidlow ... supervising adr editor (as Harriet Fidlow Winn)
Susan Sklar Friedman ... assistant sound editor
Kenton Jakub ... assistant adr editor
Bruce Kitzmeyer ... foley editor
Les Lazarowitz ... production sound mixer
Jane McCulley ... adr editor
Eytan Mirsky ... assistant sound editor
Linda Murphy ... boom operator
James H. Nau ... assistant sound editor
Andy Nelson ... re-recording mixer
Jay Nierenberg ... assistant sound editor
Gary Parker ... boom operator
Harry Peck Bolles ... sound editor
Steve Pederson ... re-recording mixer
Mark Rathaus ... sound editor
Maurice Schell ... supervising sound editor
Ahmad Shirazi ... foley editor
Jeffrey Stern ... adr editor
Lionel Strutt ... adr mixer
James M. Tanenbaum ... production sound mixer (as James Tanenbaum)
Leo Trombetta ... assistant sound editor
Brian Vancho ... foley artist
Magdaline Volaitis ... sound editor
Maurice Schell ... foley artist (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

William B. Doane ... special effects
Edward Drohan ... special effects (as Eddie Drohan)

Visual Effects by 

Christopher Duddy ... visual effects (uncredited)
Joseph Thomas ... motion control crew (uncredited)

Stunts 

Gary Hymes ... stunt coordinator
Phil Neilson ... stunt coordinator
John Cenatiempo ... stunts (uncredited)
Gene Harrison ... stunts (uncredited)
Keii Johnston ... stunts (uncredited)
Rick Le Fevour ... stunts (uncredited)
John Patrick McLaughlin ... stunts (uncredited)
Peewee Piemonte ... stunts (uncredited)
Manny Siverio ... stunt performer (uncredited)
Gregg Smrz ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Colin J. Campbell ... chief lighting technician (as Colin Campbell)
John W. DeBlau ... assistant chief lighting technician (as John DeBlau)
Edwin Effrein ... second assistant camera
Neil Fallon ... video assist operator
Antonio V. Garrido ... dolly grip (as Anthony Garrido)
Louis Goldman ... still photographer
Patrick James Grosswendt ... rigging gaffer (as Patrick Grosswendt)
Emil Hampton ... second assistant camera
David James ... still photographer
Robert Jason ... electrician
Dave Lowry ... dolly grip
Jeff Mart ... Steadicam operator
Larry McConkey ... Steadicam operator
Geary McLeod ... first assistant camera
Dan Moore ... video assist operator (as Daniel P. Moore)
Gary Muller ... first assistant camera
Hal Nelson ... second grip
Randy Nolen ... Steadicam operator
John Panuccio ... second grip (as Jack Panuccio)
Jeffrey W. Petersen ... assistant chief lighting technician
Tom Prate ... key grip (as Thomas Prate)
Andrew Priestley ... second assistant camera: "a" camera
David Roth ... second assistant camera
Douglas Ryan ... camera operator (as Doug Ryan)
Charles Saldana ... key grip
Roger West ... second grip
Steve Wolfe ... assistant chief lighting technician
Malcolm Bryce ... lighting technician (uncredited)
Jon Fauer ... director of photography: title sequence (uncredited)
Richie Ford ... electrician (uncredited)
Larry Huston ... Steadicam focus puller (uncredited)
Gábor Kövér ... camera operator: "b" camera (uncredited)
Eric Leigh ... electrician (uncredited)
Sal Martorano ... electrician (uncredited)
Lance Shepherd ... electrician (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Judie Fixler ... extras casting
Jimmy Jue ... extras casting (as Jimmie Jue)
Michael Orloff ... casting associate
Jeffery Passero ... casting assistant: New York (as Jeffrey Passaro)
Todd Thaler ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Bruce Erikson ... wardrobe: men
Sue Gandy ... assistant costume designer
Gary Jones ... assistant costume designer
Michael Larsen ... wardrobe assistant
Donna Maloney ... wardrobe: women (as Donna M. Maloney)
Charles Mecuri ... wardrobe: Bruce Willis

Editorial Department 

Donah Bassett ... negative cutter
Ray Hubley ... first assistant film editor
Cara Silverman ... first assistant film editor
Debra C. Victoroff ... apprentice editor (uncredited)

Location Management 

Lyda Blank ... location assistant
Brett Botula ... location manager
Rudy Clark ... location assistant
Bruce Frye ... location assistant
Beth Patrick ... location assistant
F. Stanley Pearse Jr. ... location manager
Tim Tyler ... location assistant
Eric Von Arx ... location assistant
Darren Wiseman ... location assistant

Music Department 

Bunny Andrews ... music editor
Else Blangsted ... editorial music consultant
Tom Boyd ... oboe soloist
Jack Hayes ... orchestrator
James Thatcher ... musician: french horn
Dave Grusin ... conductor (uncredited) / musician (uncredited)
Shawn Murphy ... scoring mixer (uncredited)
Ernie Watts ... musician (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Vernon Dautenhahn ... transportation captain
Paul Howes ... transportation coordinator
Edward Iacobelli ... transportation coordinator
James Patrick Whalen Jr. ... transportation captain (as James 'Dinny' Whalen)
Richard Curry ... driver: Mr. Willis (uncredited)

Other crew 

Alexis Alexanian ... assistant production office coordinator
Jody Arenberg ... production office secretary
Susan Becton ... production secretary
Julie Bellovich ... staff assistant
Angela Kay Churchill ... melanie griffith's stand in
Steven Danow ... courtroom technical advisor
Thomas A. Davila ... assistant production accountant (as Thomas Davilla)
Aimee DeBaun ... staff assistant (as Aimee Morris)
Gary Gero ... animal trainer
Rob Harris ... unit publicist
Nancy Hopton ... script supervisor
Andrea Isaacs ... craft service
Eric R. Jacobsen ... staff assistant (as Eric Jacobsen)
Scott Kordish ... staff assistant
Clare Leavenworth ... assistant: Bruce Willis
Maurice Lospinoso ... assistant: Mr. Caruso
Dominic Marcus ... adr voice actor
Susan Montgomery ... production accountant
Elizabeth J. Nevin ... production office coordinator
Liz Newman ... assistant production secretary
Terry Odem ... assistant: Tom Hanks
Stanley Saffold ... craft service
Maurice Schell ... adr loop group
Patricia Seyler ... staff assistant
Edwin Stalter ... craft service
Kyle Cooper ... title designer (uncredited)
Liz Dykhouse ... accounting assistant (uncredited)
Marty Elfalan ... assistant accountant (uncredited)
Lynn Elliot ... production assistant (uncredited)
Joel Heller ... computer consultant (uncredited)
David Hummel ... production assistant (uncredited)
Claudio Jacobellis ... assistant to production manager (uncredited)
Sharon Kahn ... assistant unit publicist (uncredited)
David H. Kramer ... adr loop group (uncredited)
Aaron Sadovsky ... production assistant (uncredited)
Richard Sirianni ... production assistant (uncredited)
Matthew T. Weiner ... production assistant (uncredited)
Nicholas Wolfert ... production assistant (uncredited)

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