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We Are The World: The Story Behind The Song (TV Movie 1985) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Tom Trbovich

Writing Credits  

Mikal Gilmore ... (narration)

Cast (in credits order)  

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Herself - Host
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James Ingram ...
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Al Jarreau ...
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Louis Johnson ...
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Greg Phillinganes ...
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John Robinson ...
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Mario Cipollina ...
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Johnny Colla ...
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Bill Gibson ...
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Chris Hayes ...
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Dan Hill ...
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Sean Hopper ...
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Waylon Jennings ...
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Huey Lewis & The News ...
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Jeffrey Osborne ...
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The Pointer Sisters ...
Themselves (uncredited)
Anita Pointer ...
Herself (uncredited)
June Pointer ...
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Ruth Pointer ...
Herself (uncredited)

Produced by 

Paul Brownstein ... producer: DVD
Craig Golin ... producer
Ken Kragen ... executive producer
Howard G. Malley ... producer
Debbie Slavin ... associate producer: DVD
Marcia Thomas ... co-producer: DVD
Kenneth Yates ... executive producer (as Ken Yates)

Film Editing by 

Charles Randazzo ... (as Charley Randazzo)

Art Direction by 

John Coulter

Makeup Department 

James Hajdukiewicz ... makeup artist
Gloria Levisohn ... makeup artist
Brian McManus ... makeup department head
Sylvia Surdu ... hair stylist (as Sylvia Surdu Barron)
Jim Gillespie ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management 

April Lee Grebb ... post-production supervisor
Susan Nessanbaum-Goldberg ... production manager (as Susan R. Nessenbaum)

Art Department 

Isa Alsup ... graphics (as Chris Alsup)
Helen Davis ... graphics (as Helen Scrim Davis)
Gabriela Del Campo ... graphics
Michael Manoogian ... logo design
Thomas Meleck ... set designer (as Tom Meleck)
Mark Perkins ... graphics
Linda Rheinstein ... graphics
Maury Rosenfeld ... graphics
Tony Torino ... graphics

Sound Department 

Jerry Clemans ... sound re-recording mixer
Jeffrey Fecteau ... audio assistant (as Jeff Fecteau)
David E. Fluhr ... re-recording (as David Fluhr)
Doug Nelson ... audio
Murray Siegel ... audio assistant

Camera and Electrical Department 

Tim Anson ... electrician
Brian Burton ... electrician
Ernest A. Cox Jr. ... electrician (as Ernie Cox)
Robert A. Dickinson ... lighting director (as Bob Dickinson)
Sam Drummy ... camera operator
Dean Hall ... camera operator
Larry Heider ... camera operator
Bob Kaufman ... videotape
Bob Keys ... camera operator
Tom Kyle ... videotape
David Levisohn ... camera operator (as Dave Levisohn)
Dave Marrot ... electrician
Eric Marstons ... electrician
Mark Melchiorre ... assistant lighting director
Peter Morse ... additional lighting
Kevin Myers ... electrician
Wayne Orr ... camera operator
John Palacio ... video
Jon Purdy ... video (as John Purdy)
Hector Ramirez ... camera operator
Joe Rigoli ... electrician
Karen Rogers ... electrician
Dennis Rudge ... camera operator
Bruce Solberg ... videotape
Dale Ann Stieber ... monitor
Irv Waitsman ... camera operator (as Irv Weitsman)
Tony Ward ... electrician
Chuck Weiss ... monitor
Mark Welles ... videotape operator
Bob Wexler ... monitor
Debbie Woelfel ... electrician
Ken Woo ... camera operator

Editorial Department 

Craig Golin ... supervising editor

Music Department 

Dennis McCarthy ... composer: additional music
Michael Boddicker ... musician: synthesizer (uncredited)
Paulinho Da Costa ... musician: percussion (uncredited)
Louis Johnson ... musician: bass (uncredited)
Michael Omartian ... musician: keyboards (uncredited)
David Paich ... musician: synthesizer (uncredited)
Greg Phillinganes ... musician: keyboards (uncredited)
John Robinson ... musician: drums (uncredited)

Other crew 

Laurel Altman ... talent coordinator
Dan Andresen ... utility
Michael Branch ... assistant: Mr. Kragen
Matthew Cokee ... communications (as Matt Cokee)
Linda Corradina ... consultant
Susan Diamont ... production assistant
Charlie Fernandez ... utility
John B. Field ... technical director
Joseph Geus ... utility
Marc A. Gilmartin ... utility (as Marc Gilmartin)
Bruce Golin ... production associate
Diane Gordon ... production associate
Kevin Hayes ... utility
Michael Hull ... communications
Larry Jandrow ... electronic maintenance
John Jenkins ... production associate
Heidi Kim ... set crew
Richard Kinney ... utility
Thom Knudson ... cue cards (as Thom Knutson)
Ken Lay ... utility
Mark Marcum ... utility
Tony Marienthal ... production associate
John Mayon ... utility
Mary Jo Minella ... production associate
David Morse ... set crew
Robert Mozejewski ... videotape librarian
Lori Nivette ... production associate
John Palacio Jr. ... utility
Cheryl Pappas ... production associate
Bill Prestwidge ... production associate
Priscilla Prestwidge ... production coordinator
Ruth Adkins Robinson ... consultant (as Ruth Robinson)
Barry Schwartz ... production associate
Diane Stafford ... utility
Harriet Sternberg ... public relations
Dallas Trbovich ... production assistant
Larry Woodside ... utility
Jellybean Benítez ... remix engineer (uncredited)

Thanks 

John Abrahams ... special thanks
Ken Abrahams ... special thanks
Bobby Adams ... special thanks
Joe Adams ... special thanks
Irving Adler ... special thanks
Joan Adler ... special thanks
Nancy Agli ... special thanks
Jack Albrecht ... special thanks
Dave Alpert ... special thanks
Herb Alpert ... special thanks
Kenny Altman ... special thanks
Bernice Altschul ... special thanks
Jay Antista ... special thanks
Mike Ashkins ... special thanks
Terry Auerbach ... special thanks
Fred Bailey ... special thanks
Tom Banghart ... special thanks
Eddie Banks ... special thanks
John Barnes ... special thanks
Mark Barnhart ... special thanks
Fred Bass ... special thanks
Paula Bassett ... special thanks
Paula Batson ... special thanks
John Beard ... special thanks
Pamela Beard ... special thanks
Harry Benson ... special thanks
Linda Bergener ... special thanks
Ivan Bernstein ... special thanks
Juli Biondi ... special thanks
Berry Bitterman ... special thanks
Donna Blackwell ... special thanks
Michael Boddicker ... special thanks
Richard Bomersheim ... special thanks
Mike Bonnaud ... special thanks
Peter Bott ... special thanks
David Bowers ... special thanks
Kim Bragg ... special thanks
John Branca ... special thanks
David Braun ... special thanks
Lydia Breckenridge ... special thanks
David Breskin ... special thanks
Efigo Bridges ... special thanks
Christie Brinkley ... special thanks
Michael Brokaw ... special thanks
Hopi Brooks ... special thanks
Bob Brown ... special thanks
Tom Brown ... special thanks
Bonnie Bruckheimer ... special thanks
Dara Byrd ... special thanks
Tom Bähler ... special thanks (as Tom Bahler)
Brian Campbell ... special thanks
Jerry Cancellieri ... special thanks
Barbara Carr ... special thanks
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Allene Carter ... special thanks
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Nelson Hayes ... special thanks
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Michael Linder ... special thanks
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