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How to Be a Player (1997) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Lionel C. Martin

Writing Credits (WGA)  

Mark Brown ... (story)
 
Mark Brown ... (screenplay) and
Demetria Johnson ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order)  

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Jenny Jackson (as Natalie Desselle)
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Pierre Edwards ...
David (as Pierre)
Jermaine 'Huggy' Hopkins ...
Kilo (as Jermaine 'Big Hug' Hopkins)
Anthony Johnson ...
Spootie (as A.J. Johnson)
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Shante (as Gillian Iliana Waters)
Tara Davis ...
Marta Boyett ...
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Licia L. Shearer ...
Nikki (as Licia Shearer)
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Kid #1
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Kid #2
D.D. Rainbow ...
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Edith Grant ...
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Melissa Cross ...
Claude 'Pete' Bryant ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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C.C
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Caren Le Berre ...
Herself
Michael McCary ...
Himself
Marc Kenneth Robinson ...
Party dancer
Solveig ...
Extra
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Herself (model)
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Party dancer (uncredited)
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(1997) (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Todd R. Baker ... producer (as Todd Baker)
Mark Burg ... producer
Preston L. Holmes ... producer (as Preston Holmes)
Stan Lathan ... executive producer
Joanne Milter ... co-producer
Carrie Morrow ... co-producer
Robert F. Newmyer ... executive producer (as Robert Newmyer)
Rose Catherine Pinkney ... co-producer
Jeffrey Silver ... executive producer
Russell Simmons ... producer

Music by 

Darren Floyd

Film Editing by 

William Young

Casting By 

Jaki Brown
Robyn M. Mitchell

Production Design by 

Bruce Curtis

Set Decoration by 

Claire Kaufman

Costume Design by 

Mimi Melgaard

Makeup Department 

Sachiko Bufford-Speaks ... swing hair stylist (as Sachiko Bufford) / swing makeup artist (as Sachiko Bufford)
Carla Farmer ... hair stylist (as Carla Joi Farmer)
Vonda K. Morris ... key makeup artist

Production Management 

Dan Genetti ... post-production supervisor
Carrie Morrow ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Mark S. Constance ... second second assistant director
Simone Farber ... second assistant director
Barry K. Thomas ... assistant director

Art Department 

Daniel Beralas ... key scenic
Nesdon Foye Booth ... property master
Matt Busch ... storyboard artist
William Butler ... on-set dresser (as Bill Butler)
Hassan Ali Fatemi ... assistant scenic (as Ali Fatemi)
Sean Maytum ... assistant scenic
Chuck McSorley ... leadman
Wendy Neel Brogan ... art department coordinator
Chauncey Pierce ... storyboard artist
Michael Spitaletto ... scenic
Larry Vigus ... assistant propmaster

Sound Department 

John K. Adams ... dialogue editor (as John Adams)
Lynn Bopeley ... boom operator
Paul B. Clay ... sound supervisor (as Paul Clay)
Patrick Cyccone Jr. ... re-recording mixer (as Patrick Cyccone)
Thom 'Coach' Ehle ... sound consultant: Dolby
Frank Fleming ... sound recordist
Gail Ganley ... foley artist (as Gail Steele)
Sam Gemette ... sound effects editor
Bob Goold ... dialog editor
Vanessa Lapato ... adr editor
Ross Levy ... boom operator
Matthew Markey ... sound
Ken Miller ... assistant sound editor
Christian P. Minkler ... re-recording mixer (as Christian Minkler)
Dennis Sager ... re-recording engineer
Dan Thomas ... dialogue editor
Lee Tinkham ... adr mixer / foley mixer

Stunts 

Robert Powell ... stunt double: Bill Bellamy
Eddie L. Watkins ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department 

Matthew J. Barden ... grip (as Matthew Barden)
Steve Charnow ... best boy electric
Paul D. Fischer ... grip (as Paul Fischer)
Bill Green ... grip (as William Green)
Richard Haas ... first assistant camera
Michael Katz ... gaffer
Richard Lamphiear ... electrician (as Richard Lamphier)
Ron Larsen ... electrician
Steven Pehl ... best boy grip (as Steve Pehl)
Rafael Peregrina ... grip
Peter Pilafian ... camera operator (as Peter Pilifian)
Michael Pizzuto ... key grip
Robert Primes ... additional photographer
Brent Riggs ... electrician
Scott Romsos ... electrician
Ismael Ruiz ... best boy
Jim Sheldon ... still photographer
Timothy Tillman ... second assistant camera (as Tim Tillman)
Kent C. Tramel ... electrician (as Kent Tramel)
George Wells ... key grip
Vince Zarlengo ... dolly grip (as Vince Zarangio)
Augusto Sandino ... assistant camera (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Monica R. Cooper ... extras casting (as Monica Cooper)
Susan D. Fowler ... casting associate
Barbara Harris ... adr voice casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Dana Campbell ... key set costumer
Jhane Isaacs ... wardrobe consultant
Ruth Allegra Pena ... assistant costume designer (as R. Allegra Pena)
Paul A. Simmons Jr. ... wardrobe supervisor (as Paul Simmons Jr.)

Editorial Department 

Richard Boehm ... assistant editor
Catherine L. Cusimano ... assistant editor
Jenny Lynn ... post-production assistant
Theresa Repola Mohammed ... negative cutter
Stephen R. Sheridan ... color timer (as Steve Sheridan)

Location Management 

Kevin Collins ... location manager
Beth Tate ... location manager

Music Department 

Tina Davis ... music executive: Def Jam Records
Kim Naves ... preview music editor
Frankie Pine ... music supervisor
Dawn Soler ... executive in charge of music: PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (as Dawn Solér)

Transportation Department 

Tony Peralta ... transportation coordinator
David G. Todd ... production van operator

Other crew 

Stu Canter ... key set p.a.
Camille Cerullo ... production accountant
Jamala Gaither ... set production assistant
Terri Greening ... first assistant accountant
Lorraine Hayes ... assistant production coordinator
M. Stephen Itzkowitz ... production assistant
Matthew Jackson ... production assistant
Heather Kerr ... acting coach
Caroline McLaglen ... payroll accountant
Jacquie Perryman ... senior vice president: PolyGram Soundtracks
Jeff Raymond ... unit publicist
Nicole Rubio ... script supervisor (as Nicole Cummins)
Nell Uhry ... production coordinator
Craig Wexler ... medic
Bruce Gray ... sculpture art provided by (uncredited)

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