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Primary Colors (1998) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Mike Nichols

Writing Credits (WGA)  

Joe Klein ... (novel) (as Anonymous)
 
Elaine May ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order)  

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Mamma Stanton
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Rebecca Walker ...
March
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Lucille Kaufman
Tommy Hollis ...
William McCullison (Fat Willie)
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Izzy Rosenblatt
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Arlen Sporken
J.C. Quinn ...
Uncle Charlie
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Miss Walsh
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Norman Asher
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Dewayne Smith
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Mitch (as Jamie Denton)
Leontine Guilliard ...
Ruby
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Tawana Carter (as Monique L. Ridge)
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Brad Lieberman
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Randy Culligan
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Sailorman Shoreson
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Lawrence Harris
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Martha Harris
Cynthia O'Neal ...
Elegant Woman
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Charlie Martin
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Lorenzo Delgado
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Eddie Reyes
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Loretta
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Jimmy Ozio
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Jack Mandela Washington (as Stan Davis)
Harrison Young ...
Sam
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Anthony Ramirez
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Peter Goldsmith
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Terry Hicks
Susan Kussman ...
Ella Louise
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Amalee
Robert Symonds ...
Bart Nilson
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Cashmere McLeod
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Dr. Beauregard
Scott Burkholder ...
Danny Scanlon
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Chubby Woman
Michael Haley ...
Shipyard Announcer (as R.M. Haley)
Henry Woronicz ...
Pundit
Daryce Richman ...
Linda Feldstein (as Darice Richman)
Rosalie Peck ...
Retiree
Susan Forristal ...
Bugger Bugger Woman
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CNN Voiceover (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Bagpiper
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Pundit no.1 (voice) (as Clark Heathcliffe Brolly)
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Man #1 in Airport Bar
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Emily Lopez
Tom Griffith ...
News Anchor (as Tom Griffin)
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Airport Traveler
Richard Livingston ...
Richard Livingston
Carlos A. Montes ...
Policeman
Dorie Neal ...
Muffin / Campaign (voice)
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Protester
Pete Tittl ...
Funeral mourner
Lesa Whittington ...
News Anchor (scenes deleted)
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Pundit #3
Jordan Ancel ...
Muffin (uncredited)
Dara J. Bragg ...
Crowd member (uncredited)
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News Anchor (uncredited)
Sophia Choi ...
News Anchor (uncredited)
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Hotel Guest (uncredited)
Barbara Conway ...
Campaign Staff (uncredited)
Kacee DeMasi ...
Voter (uncredited)
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Extra (uncredited)
Phil Faroudja ...
Background Extra (uncredited)
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Detective (uncredited)
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Waiter (uncredited)
Polli Magaro ...
Woman in Street (uncredited)
Jean Martirez ...
News Anchor (uncredited)
Greg McWhorter ...
Street Person (uncredited)
Larry Mendte ...
News Anchor (uncredited)
John Milford ...
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Christopher C. Murphy ...
Newsroom Crew (uncredited)
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Union Manager (uncredited)
Msaada Nia ...
Governor Picker Supporter (uncredited)
Gary Pike ...
Partygoer (uncredited)
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Editor (uncredited)
Rocco ...
Secret Service Agent (uncredited)
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News Videographer (uncredited)
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Woman in Airport Bar (uncredited)
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INAUGURAL BALL GUEST (uncredited)
Steve Teamkin ...
Blue Hard Hat (uncredited)
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Woman in Red (uncredited)
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Muffin (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Michael Haley ... associate producer
Michele Imperato ... co-producer
Jonathan D. Krane ... executive producer
Neil A. Machlis ... executive producer (as Neil Machlis)
Mike Nichols ... producer

Music by 

Ry Cooder

Cinematography by 

Michael Ballhaus ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Arthur Schmidt

Casting By 

Juel Bestrop
Ellen Lewis
Greg McKay
Juliet Taylor

Production Design by 

Bo Welch

Art Direction by 

Tom Duffield

Set Decoration by 

Cheryl Carasik

Costume Design by 

Gary Jones ... co-costume designer
Ann Roth

Makeup Department 

Michelle Bühler ... makeup artist: Mr. Travolta (as Michelle Buhler)
Lynne K. Eagan ... key makeup artist (as Lynne Eagan)
Mindy Hall ... makeup artist
J. Roy Helland ... hair designer / makeup designer
Susan V. Kalinowski ... hair stylist: Mr. Travolta (as Sue Kalinowski)
Jason Joseph Sica ... key hair stylist (as Jasen Sica)
Anthony Wilson ... hair stylist
Vera Yurtchuk ... makeup department head
Teresa M. Austin ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Stacy Kelly ... assistant makeup artist (uncredited)
Shaun Smith ... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)

Production Management 

Michele Imperato ... unit production manager
Paul A. Levin ... post-production supervisor
Denise Pinckley ... second unit manager: New York (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Jan Sebastian Ballhaus ... first assistant director: second unit
Michael Haley ... first assistant director
Liz Radley ... second unit director
Brent Stanton ... dga trainee
Daniel M. Stillman ... second assistant director (as Dan Stillman)
Mark Tobey ... second assistant director
Roger M. Bobb ... dga trainee (uncredited)
Ann C. Salzer ... second assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Tim Ackers ... stand-by painter
Steven Lee Baer ... drapery foreman (as Steven Baer)
Carlo Basail ... greensman
Jack Blanchard ... set dresser
Christopher Casey ... set dresser
Tony Chavez ... propmaker
Michael Diersing ... construction coordinator
Bryan Duff ... props
Randy Gunter ... assistant property master
Sean Haworth ... set designer
Fontaine Beauchamp Hebb ... buyer
Michael Hendrick ... laborer
Tegan Jones ... art department coordinator
John Kelso ... metal foreman
David Manhan ... lead man
Dave Margolin ... painter
Brent Regan ... construction foreman
Bruce Richter ... carpenter
Bob Skemp ... greensman
Michael Thurman ... set dresser
Mark Wade ... property master
Hap Weaver ... stand-by greensman
Clyde Zimmerman ... paint supervisor
Craig Zimmerman ... set dresser
François Audouy ... illustrator (uncredited)
Randall S. Coe ... construction foreman (uncredited)
Ryan Handt ... construction propmaker (uncredited)
Scott E. Handt ... construction foreman (uncredited)
Michael A. Johnson ... leadman: New Orleans (uncredited)
Frank McEldowney ... greensperson (uncredited)
Roxanne Reaver ... construction accountant (uncredited)
Mark D. Rodriguez ... staging supervisor (uncredited)
Patrick M. Sullivan Jr. ... set designer (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Michael Barry ... sound re-recording mixer
Ron Bochar ... sound re-recording mixer / supervising sound editor
David Boulton ... adr recordist
Kam Chan ... foley editor
Benjamin Cheah ... foley editor (as Ben Cheah)
Ted Clark ... sound re-recordist
Marko A. Costanzo ... foley artist (as Marko Costanza)
Lee Dichter ... sound re-recording mixer
Kenna Doeringer ... assistant adr editor
Chris Fielder ... assistant sound editor
Lewis Goldstein ... sound effects editor
Gregg Harris ... boom operator
Harry Higgins ... sound re-recordist
Frank Kern ... foley editor
Todd Milner ... assistant sound editor
Christopher Newman ... production sound mixer (as Chris Newman)
Mike Poppleton ... apprentice sound editor (as Michael Poppleton)
Bruce Pross ... foley supervisor
Jen Ralston ... foley editor (as Jennifer Ralston)
Nicholas Renbeck ... dialogue editor (as Nicholas Rebeck)
Wyatt Sprague ... assistant sound editor
Marc-Jon Sullivan ... boom operator
Magdaline Volaitis ... dialogue editor
Deborah Wallach ... adr editor
Bob Bass ... adr mixer: Florida (uncredited)
Tim J. Carroll ... consultant: Dolby Digital (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Alan E. Lorimer ... special effects coordinator (as Alan Lorimer)
James Lorimer ... special effects
Byron K. Lovelace ... special effects crew (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Ivy Agregan ... digital effects coordinator
Carol Ashley ... composite supervisor
Randall Bahnsen ... data technician
James Blevins ... data operations manager
Kristen D. Chidel ... visual effects production manager (as Kristen Niederholzer)
Kevin Clark ... visual effects editor (as Kevin C. Clark)
Carole Cowley ... visual effects associate producer
Erin M. Cullen ... roto artist
Joe Dubs ... digital paint supervisor
Bob Fernley ... digital scanning supervisor / split recording supervisor
Mike Frevert ... digital artist
Gil Gagnon ... executive producer: Cinesite
Tim Gibbons ... digital artist
Mark Girard ... engineering manager (as Mark A. Girard)
Karen Klein ... rotoscope supervisor (as Karen D. Klein)
Brad Kuehn ... visual effects supervisor
Anthony Lanni ... digital artist
Vincent Lavares ... tape operator: Cinesite Hollywood
Dan Levitan ... digital artist
Mark Tait Lewis ... digital artist (as Mark Lewis)
Bob Lyss ... lead compositor
Anthony Mabin ... lead compositor
Tom May ... visual effects production assistant
Valerie McMahon ... compositor (as Valerie V. McMahon)
George Oliver ... digital artist (as George Edwin Oliver Jr.)
Lisa L. Pollaro ... compositor
Liz Radley ... video & computer graphics supervisor
Tony Sgueglia ... data operations supervisor
Ruth Vasquez ... data technician
Chris Wood ... digital artist
Ken Dackermann ... digital compositor (uncredited)
Charles Darby ... digital matte supervisor (uncredited)
Cristin Pescosolido ... match move supervisor (uncredited)
Jay Riddle ... visual effects supervisor (uncredited)

Stunts 

Keifus Mathews ... stunt double
Mark Riccardi ... stunt coordinator
Chad Rose ... precision driver
Kenny Searle ... utility stunts
Victoria Vanderkloot ... stunt double
Tom Bahr ... utility stunts (uncredited)
Austin B. Church ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Amy H. Abrams ... key film loader
Jason Adams ... digital imaging technician
Alfred Ainsworth ... video playback operator (as Alfie Ainsworth)
Ismael Araujo Jr. ... grip
Craig Asato ... first assistant camera
Floyd Burks ... digital imaging technician (as Floyd A. Burks)
Larry Cottrill ... electrician
J. Patrick Daily ... key grip (as Patrick Daily)
François Duhamel ... still photographer (as Francois Duhamel)
Matt Floyd ... rigging grip
Anthony Gaudioz ... camera operator: "b" camera (as Tony Gaudioz)
Daniel C. Gold ... camera operator: "a" camera (as Dan Gold)
Peter Hutchison ... camera operator
Steve Irwin ... computer/video engineer
Scott Johnson ... camera technician: Wescam camera
Craig Kohlhoff ... second assistant camera (as Craig Kolhoff)
Dwight Joseph Lavers ... dolly grip (as Dwight Lavers)
Michael McGuire ... rigging grip
Charlie McIntyre ... rigging gaffer (as Charles H. McIntyre III)
Mark Emery Moore ... Steadicam operator (as Mark E. Moore)
Matthew Nelson ... second assistant camera
David Norris ... camera operator: Wescam camera
John B. Pekkanen ... grip
Bradford Ralston ... video assist operator (as Brad Ralston)
Eric L. Roberts ... video playback operator (as Eric Roberts)
Eric Sagot ... rigging electrician
John 'Fest' Sandau ... assistant chief lighting technician (as John Fester Sandau)
Cricket Sloat ... dimmer board operator
Monte Swann ... video engineer
James R. Tynes ... chief lighting technician (as Jim Tynes)
Johnny Walker ... first assistant camera
Tom West ... second company grip
Eric Whitehead ... grip
Phil Abraham ... camera operator: "b" camera, New York (uncredited)
George M. Chappell ... rigging foreman (uncredited)
Jenifer Galvez ... set lighting technician (uncredited)
Lamarr Gray ... electrician (uncredited)
Michael Kelem ... aerial camera operator (uncredited)
Gregory Lundsgaard ... Steadicam operator (uncredited)
Colin Mayo ... lighting technician (uncredited)
Kevin McNeil ... grip (uncredited)
Charles 'Chaz' Norcross ... grip (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Michele Bancroft ... extras casting associate
Amy Jo Berman ... casting assistant: Los Angeles
Vivian Hasbrouk ... casting associate: New York (as Vivian Lynn Hasbrouk)
Sondra James ... adr casting / voice casting
Patricia Kerrigan DiCerto ... casting associate: New York (as Patricia Kerrigan)
Barbara Klein ... additional extras casting
John Laccetti ... additional extras casting
Jennifer Madeloff ... extras casting associate
Marshall Peck ... extras casting
José María Álvarez ... extras casting assistant (as Jose-Maria Alvarez)
Joe Grisaffi ... extras casting assistant (uncredited)
Rocco Salata ... extras casting assistant (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Cheryl Beasley Blackwell ... costume supervisor
Sabrina Calley ... wardrobe
James P. Cullen ... costumer: Mr. Travolta (as Jim Cullen)
Bruce Ericksen ... costume supervisor
Steffani Lincecum ... costume cutter and fitter
Michelle Matland ... assistant costume designer
Donna Chance ... costumer (uncredited)
Tim Wilson ... costumer (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Kris Cole ... associate editor
Angelo Corrao ... additional editor
Amnon David ... editor: avid
Mo Henry ... negative cutter
Dennis McNeill ... color timer (as Denny McNeill)
Jeremiah O'Driscoll ... first assistant editor
Warren Paeff ... apprentice editor
Stephen M. Rickert Jr. ... assistant editor
Jeffrey M. Rose ... post-production coordinator
Richard J. Rossi ... assistant editor (as Richard Rossi)
Jim Sevin ... editor: video
Herbert Dwight Raymond IV ... assistant editor: re-shoot (uncredited)

Music Department 

Nancy Allen ... assistant music editor
Bunny Andrews ... music editor
Julian Bratolyubov ... music preparation (as Julian Bratolubov)
Joachim Cooder ... composer: additional music
Steve Goldstein ... music coordinator (as Steven Goldstein)
Norman Ludwin ... musician (bass)
Leslie Morris ... music contractor
John Moses ... musician
Robb Navrides ... music editor: TV version
Thomas Pasatieri ... conductor (as Tom Pasatieri) / orchestrator (as Tom Pasatieri)
Suzana Peric ... music editor
Nic Ratner ... music editor
Allen Sides ... scoring mixer
Larry Campbell ... musician (uncredited)
Rick Fleishman ... music coordinator (uncredited)
Christopher Guardino ... additional music arranger (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Michael W. Broomer ... driver
Robert aaron Brown ... driver: insert car
Mitch Friedman ... driver
Robert K. Johnson ... transportation captain (as Robert Johnson)
Payton J. Kirkpatrick ... driver: Mr. Nichols (as Peyton Kirkpatrick)
Kenny Searle ... transportation coordinator
William Hogue ... driver (uncredited)

Other crew 

Diana Aldrich ... political consultant
John Alfred ... assistant accountant
Mary Bailey ... script supervisor
Craig Bankey ... unit publicist
Richard Bellos ... stand-in (as Richard Bellows)
Lars Bjornlund ... executive assistant: Mr. Nichols
Becky Brake ... assistant location manager
Tony Brazas ... assistant: Mr. Travolta
Marla Brodsky ... assistant: Mr. Machlis
Angie Cervantes ... production assistant
Lyn Clinton ... production assistant
Lisa Cofini ... post-production accountant
Jacqueline Cohen ... subtitles: French dubbed version
Michael Connor ... assistant: Ms. Thompson
Joe Dalu ... security: Mr. Travolta
George Davis ... production secretary: pre-production
Eddie De Verna ... stand-in (as Eddie Deverna)
Joyce Deep ... political consultant
Nancy Eddo ... computer consultant
Mary Frances Eglin ... production assistant
Georgia Evangelatos ... craft service
Peter Evangelatos ... craft service
Mary Claude Foster ... news consultant
Kelvin Garvanne ... stand-in: Mr. Lester
Robbie Goldstein ... location manager
Hannah Green ... production assistant
Jeffrey Greenhut ... production assistant
Kurt Greufe ... assistant accountant
Barbara Gutman ... production accountant
Lisa Haley ... production assistant
Michael Hamilton ... security: Mr. Travolta
Andrea Hand ... stand-in
Cindy Hochman ... production coordinator (as Cindy Price)
Teresa Jaime ... payroll clerk
David Kaufman ... assistant location manager
Mara Kerum ... caterer
Tony Kerum ... caterer
Meti Kusari ... craft service
Brandon Lambdin ... production assistant
Linda Larmon ... first aid
Christopher Lee ... assistant location manager
Jane Levy ... assistant: Mr. Nichols
Cricky Long ... assistant: Mr. Nichols
Kelly Malone ... stand-in: Ms. Thompson
Bertram McCann ... marine coordinator
David Ross McCarty ... assistant location manager (as David McCarty)
Joe McCrackin ... assistant: Mr. Thornton (as Joe McCracken)
Carlos Moore ... location manager
Robert J. Morton ... assistant: Mr. Travolta (as Rob Morton)
Ruth Mussy ... stand-in
Chris Palzis ... production assistant
Catherine Pittman ... animal coordinator
John Pontrelli ... production assistant
Fletcher Farrow Previn ... production assistant (as Fletcher Previn)
Stephen Price ... assistant location manager
Matt Ramundo ... production assistant
Brian Relyea ... production assistant
Mark Riccardi ... stand-in: Mr. Travolta
Deborah Ricketts ... video clips researcher
Diana Roesch ... assistant: Ms. May
Kenneth Roth ... key production assistant (as Ken Roth)
Patrick Ryco ... assistant: Mr. Travolta
Dave Schneider ... production assistant
Steve Aaron Schultz ... production secretary (as Steve Schultz)
Brian Shows ... technical director
Betsy Sokolow ... unit publicist
Susan Such ... executive assistant: Mr. Travolta
Sam Tedesco ... location manager
Jean-Pierre Vincent ... press attache: France
David Watkinson ... video computer graphics
Linda L. Wehbi ... assistant: Ms. Bates (as Linda Wehbi)
Harry Winters ... assistant production coordinator (as Harry Winters III)
Michael DeSantis ... accounting clerk (uncredited)
Douglas Dresser ... assistant location manager (uncredited)
Charlie French ... set medic: New Orleans (uncredited)
Destri Martino ... production assistant: re-shoots (uncredited)
José Muñoz ... production assistant (uncredited)
Judd Nissen ... assistant production coordinator: re-shoots (uncredited)
Amanda Roberts ... production assistant (uncredited)
Nina Saxon ... title designer (uncredited)
Bill Timoney ... adr voice group (uncredited)

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