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The Birdcage (1996) Poster

(1996)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Mike Nichols

Writing Credits (WGA)  

Jean Poiret ... (play "La Cage Aux Folles")
 
Francis Veber ... (earlier screenplay) and
Édouard Molinaro ... (earlier screenplay) and
Marcello Danon ... (earlier screenplay) and
Jean Poiret ... (earlier screenplay)
 
Elaine May ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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National Enquirer Photographer
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Keeley's Chauffeur
James Lally ...
Luca Tommassini ...
Celsius
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Goldman Girl
André Fuentes ...
Goldman Girl (as Andre Fuentes)
Tony Gonzalez ...
Goldman Girl
Dante Henderson ...
Goldman Girl (as Dante Lamar Henderson)
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Goldman Girl
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Goldman Girl
Tim Kelleher ...
Waiter in Club
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TV Woman in Van
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TV Man in Van
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Club Hostess
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Mr. Lopez
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Mr. Boyington
David Sage ...
Sen. Eli Jackson
Michael Kinsley ...
TV Host
Tony Snow ...
TV Host
Dorothy Constantine ...
Bridget
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Chocolate (as Trina McGee-Davis)
Barry Nolan ...
TV Reporter
Amy Powell ...
TV Reporter
Ron Pitts ...
TV Reporter
James Hill ...
TV Reporter
Mary Major ...
TV Reporter
Steven Porfido ...
State Trooper
John Pontrelli ...
Rodrigo, Cafe Waiter (as John D. Pontrelli)
Herschel Sparber ...
Big Guy in Park
Francesca Cruz ...
Imelda
Brian Reddy ...
TV Editor
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TV Editor
Marjorie Lovett ...
Matron
Sylvia Short ...
Matron
James H. Morrison ...
Pastor
Robert K. Baruch ...
Rabbi
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Harry (scenes deleted)
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Latino Man in Club
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jordan Ancel ...
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Patrizia Barretto ...
Bikini Girl on Roller Blades (uncredited)
Elisa Bridges ...
Bikini Girl on Beach (uncredited)
Scott Burkholder ...
Executive Producer (uncredited)
Louis Alberto Campos ...
Gay Bar Patron (uncredited)
Michael Thomas Daniel ...
Guy In Street (uncredited)
Orlando Delbert ...
Man in Club (uncredited)
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Bartender (uncredited)
Dave Knight ...
Broad Causeway Commuter (uncredited)
Don LaFontaine ...
Radio Newscaster (voice) (uncredited)
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Himself (uncredited)
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Drag Queen (uncredited)
James Gordon MacDonald ...
Crewman (uncredited)
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Drag Queen Dancer (uncredited)
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Driver (uncredited)
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Chuck (uncredited)
Rene Teboe ...
South Beach Tourist (uncredited)
Joel Tuber ...
Editor (uncredited)
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Pool Waiter (uncredited)
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Drag Queen (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Marcello Danon ... executive producer
Michele Imperato ... associate producer
Neil A. Machlis ... executive producer (as Neil Machlis)
Mike Nichols ... producer

Cinematography by 

Emmanuel Lubezki

Film Editing by 

Arthur Schmidt

Casting By 

Ellen Lewis
Juliet Taylor

Production Design by 

Bo Welch

Art Direction by 

Tom Duffield

Set Decoration by 

Cheryl Carasik

Costume Design by 

Ann Roth

Makeup Department 

Baker ... hair stylist: Ms. Baranski
J. Roy Helland ... hair designer / makeup designer
James Lee McCoy ... makeup artist (as James McCoy)
Cheri Minns ... key makeup artist
Carol A. O'Connell ... key hair stylist
Peter Owen ... hair designer / makeup designer
Ron Scott ... hair stylist: Mr. Hackman
David Syner ... makeup artist: Ms. Baranski
Alicia M. Tripi ... hair stylist
Mary Ann Valdes ... hair stylist

Production Management 

Michele Imperato ... unit production manager
Paul A. Levin ... post-production supervisor
Neil A. Machlis ... unit production manager (as Neil Machlis)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Jeff Okabayashi ... second assistant director
Marten W. Piccinini ... second assistant director: Miami
Mark Tobey ... second second assistant director
Joel Tuber ... first assistant director

Art Department 

Nick Bridwell ... stand-by painter
John Dexter ... assistant art director
Michael Diersing ... construction coordinator
Charles Guanci Jr. ... props: Miami
Randy Gunter ... assistant property master
Sean Haworth ... set designer
David Manhan ... lead man
Brent Regan ... construction foreman
Stephanie Schwartzman ... art department coordinator
Mark Wade ... property master
Clyde Zimmerman ... paint supervisor
Fred Apolito ... propmaker (uncredited)
Mike Brooks ... propmaker gangboss (uncredited)
Christopher Casey ... set dresser (uncredited)
Peggy Casey ... propmaker (uncredited)
Michael J. Flynn ... set dresser (uncredited)
Scott E. Handt ... construction foreman (uncredited)
Dean F. Janik ... signwriter (uncredited)
Robert Loring Jr. ... stand-by greens (uncredited)
Brick Mason ... storyboard artist (uncredited)
Eric Rosenberg ... graphic designer (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Ron Bochar ... supervising sound editor
Raul A. Bruce ... boom operator (as Raul Bruce)
Gene S. Cantamessa ... production sound mixer (as Gene Cantamessa)
Kam Chan ... foley editor
Benjamin Cheah ... sound effects recordist (as Ben Cheah)
Laura Civiello ... dialogue editor
Marko A. Costanzo ... foley artist (as Marko Costanzo)
Lee Dichter ... sound re-recording mixer
Dan Evans Farkas ... assistant sound editor
Lewis Goldstein ... sound effects editor
Mark Jennings ... boom operator
Kristen M. Johnson ... assistant adr editor
Jeff Levison ... stereo sound consultant: DTS
Kimberly R. McCord-Wilson ... apprentice sound editor (as Kimberly R. McCord)
Bruce Pross ... foley supervisor
Nicholas Renbeck ... assistant sound editor
Stuart Stanley ... foley editor
Philip Stockton ... dialogue editor
Steven Visscher ... foley editor
Magdaline Volaitis ... dialogue editor
Deborah Wallach ... adr supervisor
Jeff Kliment ... sound (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Stan Parks ... special effects coordinator
Daniel Sudick ... special effects (as Dan Sudick)

Visual Effects by 

Syd Dutton ... special visual effects
Larry Gaynor ... CIS-SGI artist/operator
Ron Kallsen ... CIS-SGI artist/operator
Adam Kowalski ... matte photography
Lynn Ledgerwood ... special rigging
Rebecca Marie ... hammerhead animator
Gregory Oehler ... CIS-SGI artist/operator
Richard Patterson ... digital supervisor
Mark Sawicki ... digital advisor
Kurt E. Soderling ... visual effects camera operator (as Kurt Soderling)
Robert Stromberg ... matte artist
Catherine Sudolcan ... production manager, visual effects
Bill Taylor ... special visual effects
Mike Wassel ... matte artist
David S. Williams Jr. ... optical/digital photography
Jeff Heusser ... digital compositor (uncredited)

Stunts 

Jery Hewitt ... stunt coordinator
Scott Howell ... utility stunts
George Palmiero ... utility stunts
Jim Vickers ... stunts
Tom Bahr ... utility stunts (uncredited)
Cort Hessler ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Brian W. Armstrong ... first assistant camera (as Brian Armstrong)
Richard Crompton ... rigging grip
Jules Fisher ... theatrical lighting designer: The Birdcage
Rodrigo García ... camera operator
Rusty Geller ... Steadicam operator
Robert Gray ... key grip (as Bob Gray)
Kenny King ... second company grip
Stephanie Maislen ... camera loader
Stan McClain ... aerial camera operator
Thomas Nead ... assistant lighting technician
Dayton Nietert ... chief lighting technician
Bradford Ralston ... video assist operator
P. Scott Sakamoto ... Steadicam operator
Lorey Sebastian ... still photographer
Alan Shultz ... dolly grip
Richard Smock ... rigging gaffer
John Tedesco ... theatrical lighting designer: The Birdcage
Harry Zimmerman ... second assistant camera
Jack Chouchanian ... grip (uncredited)
Mark J. Coyne ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Thomas Enright ... theatrical lighting operator (uncredited)
Michael Garrett ... lighting designer (uncredited)
Renée George ... electrician (uncredited)
Tod Olivieri ... electrician (uncredited)
Herb Silverman ... electrician (uncredited)
Kurt E. Soderling ... aerial director of photography (uncredited)
Neil Toussaint ... second assistant camera (uncredited)
Fred Valentine ... best boy rigger: Florida (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Gail Goldberg ... casting assistant
Ellen Jacoby ... extras casting: Miami
Patricia Kerrigan DiCerto ... casting assistant
Barbara Klein ... extras casting assistant
John Laccetti ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Cheryl Beasley Blackwell ... costume supervisor
Sabrina Calley ... wardrobe assistant
Robert De Mora ... associate costume designer
Bruce Ericksen ... costume supervisor
Mathew Hooey ... costumer
David Mayreis ... wardrober
Stephen P. Shubin ... costumer: Mr. Williams (as Stephen Shubin)
Heather Holmes ... costumer (uncredited)
Kerrie Karcewski ... costume buyer (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Kris Cole ... associate editor
Dana E. Glauberman ... assistant editor
Mo Henry ... negative cutter
Bob Kaiser ... color timer
Jeremiah O'Driscoll ... first assistant editor
Kurt Ramschissel ... apprentice editor

Music Department 

Steve Goldstein ... music supervisor: live music (as Steven Goldstein)
Mort Lindsey ... additional orchestrator
Nicholas Meyers ... music editor
Robert Nichols ... assistant music editor
Seymour Red Press ... music contractor
Nic Ratner ... assistant music editor
Robert Schaper ... supervising music engineer (as Robert Schaper Jr.)
Alan Silverman ... score mixer
Jonathan Tunick ... music arranger
Aaron Zigman ... additional orchestrator
Brian L. McCarty ... music playback operator (uncredited)
Gary Raymond ... music playback & recording mixer (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Randy Burke ... transportation captain
Larry Crenshaw ... transportation captain: Miami
Dan Marrow ... transportation coordinator
K.C. Colebrooke ... driver (uncredited)
Richard P. Pecora ... driver (uncredited)

Other crew 

Mary Bailey ... script supervisor
Adam Bryant ... stand-in: Mr. Williams
Adolfo Calderón ... location manager: Miami
Jonathan Capra ... production assistant
Cliff Fleming ... helicopter pilot
Robbie Goldstein ... location manager
Greg Goossen ... stand-in: Mr. Hackman
Barbara Gutman ... production accountant
Carolyn Hagan ... production coordinator
Ian Hobbs ... production assistant
Rex Knowles ... adr loop group
Monique Limery ... craft service
Cricky Long ... production assistant
Elizabeth Massie ... assistant: Mr. Nichols
Patti McGuire ... assistant production coordinator
Vincent Paterson ... choreographer
John Pontrelli ... production assistant
Kelly Richards Ralston ... first assistant accountant
Alec Schechter ... production assistant
Elayne Schneiderman ... production coordinator: Miami
Michael Schultz ... caterer
Catherine Schwenn ... assistant: Mr. Machlis
Rebecca Erwin Spencer ... assistant: Mr. Williams
Doug Taylor ... unit publicist
Harry Winters ... production secretary
Smith Wordes ... assistant choreographer
John Alfred ... assistant accountant (uncredited)
Adolfo Alvarez-Calderon ... location manager: Miami (uncredited)
Paul Barth ... helicopter pilot (uncredited)
Lisa Butala ... production assistant (uncredited)
Susan Giordano ... additional second assistant accountant (uncredited)
Kurt Greufe ... second assistant accountant (uncredited)
Deborah Marsh ... production assistant (uncredited)
Rick McKay ... special researcher (uncredited)
Eric Morris ... production assistant (uncredited)
Catherine Pittman ... animal trainer (uncredited)
Jennifer Radzikowski ... assistant location manager (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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