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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Howard Hawks

Writing Credits  

Charles Lederer ... (screen play)
 
Joseph Fields ... (based on the musical comedy by) and
Anita Loos ... (based on the musical comedy by)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Jane Russell ... Dorothy Shaw
Marilyn Monroe ... Lorelei Lee
Charles Coburn ... Sir Francis 'Piggy' Beekman
Elliott Reid ... Ernie Malone
Tommy Noonan ... Gus Esmond Jr.
George Winslow ... Henry Spofford III
Marcel Dalio ... Magistrate
Taylor Holmes ... Mr. Esmond Sr.
Norma Varden ... Lady Beekman
Howard Wendell Howard Wendell ... Watson
Steven Geray ... Hotel Manager
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Ahdar David Ahdar ... Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Alex Akimoff Alex Akimoff ... Captain of Waiters (uncredited)
Aladdin Aladdin ... Musician (uncredited)
Patricia Barker Patricia Barker ... Small Role (uncredited)
Virginia Bates Virginia Bates ... Chorus Girl (uncredited)
Kip Behar ... Olympic Team (uncredited)
Steve Benton Steve Benton ... Ship Passenger (uncredited)
Wallace Bickmore Wallace Bickmore ... Small Role (uncredited)
Eumenio Blanco Eumenio Blanco ... Officer (uncredited)
Herman Boden Herman Boden ... Chorus Boy (uncredited)
Julio Bonini Julio Bonini ... Small Role (uncredited)
Jack Boyle Jack Boyle ... Passenger (uncredited)
Paul Bradley Paul Bradley ... Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Harris Brown Harris Brown ... Small Role (uncredited)
Edward C. Browne Edward C. Browne ... Small Role (uncredited)
William Cabanne William Cabanne ... Sims (uncredited)
Peter Camlin Peter Camlin ... Gendarme (uncredited)
Harry Carey Jr. ... Winslow - Olympic Team (uncredited)
Steve Carruthers ... Ship Passenger (uncredited)
George Chakiris ... Chorus Boy (uncredited)
Jack Chefe Jack Chefe ... Proprietor (uncredited)
John Close John Close ... Coach (uncredited)
Harold E. Coates Harold E. Coates ... Small Role (uncredited)
Robert Cole Robert Cole ... Chorus Boy (uncredited)
Joan Collenette Joan Collenette ... Chorus Girl (uncredited)
Paul Cristo Paul Cristo ... Ship Passenger (uncredited)
Gene Dailey Gene Dailey ... Small Role (uncredited)
Becky Davis Becky Davis ... Small Role (uncredited)
Drusilla Davis Drusilla Davis ... Chorus Girl (uncredited)
George Davis George Davis ... Pierre - Cab Driver (uncredited)
Jean De Briac ... Gendarme (uncredited)
Charles De Ravenne Charles De Ravenne ... Purser (uncredited)
George Dee ... Gendarme (uncredited)
Josette Deegan Josette Deegan ... French Stewardess (uncredited)
Jean Del Val ... Ship's Captain (uncredited)
Frank Dernhammer Frank Dernhammer ... Small Role (uncredited)
Bobby Diamond Bobby Diamond ... Small Role (uncredited)
Deena Dikkers Deena Dikkers ... Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
Jack Dodds Jack Dodds ... Chorus Boy (uncredited)
Arthur Dulac Arthur Dulac ... Small Role (uncredited)
Adolph Faylauer ... Man at Airport (uncredited)
Bess Flowers ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
George Ford George Ford ... Small Role (uncredited)
Robert Foulk ... Passport Official (uncredited)
Alex Frazer Alex Frazer ... Pritchard (uncredited)
Raoul Freeman Raoul Freeman ... Hotel Doorman (uncredited)
Joel Friend Joel Friend ... Chorus Boy (uncredited)
Robert Fuller ... Chorus Boy (uncredited)
Ed Fury ... Olympic Team Member (uncredited)
Kay Garrett Kay Garrett ... Passenger (uncredited)
James Gonzalez ... Ship Passenger (uncredited)
A. Cameron Grant A. Cameron Grant ... Small Role (uncredited)
Bennett Green Bennett Green ... Waiter (uncredited)
Stanley Hall Stanley Hall ... Chorus Boy (uncredited)
Sam Harris Sam Harris ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
John Hedloe John Hedloe ... Olympic Team Member (uncredited)
Bill Hickman ... Ship Passenger (uncredited)
Chuck Hicks ... Olympic Team Member (uncredited)
George Hoagland ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
Stuart Holmes ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Casse Jaeger Casse Jaeger ... Chorus Boy (uncredited)
Richard Kean Richard Kean ... Small Role (uncredited)
Dorothy Kellogg Dorothy Kellogg ... Passenger (uncredited)
Colin Kenny ... Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Larry Kert Larry Kert ... Chorus Boy (uncredited)
Tommy Ladd Tommy Ladd ... Chorus Boy (uncredited)
Richard LaMarr Richard LaMarr ... Porter (uncredited)
Judy Landon Judy Landon ... Chorus Girl (uncredited)
Lisa Lang Lisa Lang ... Small Role (uncredited)
Joan Larkin Joan Larkin ... Chorus Girl (uncredited)
Henri Letondal Henri Letondal ... Grotier (uncredited)
Ray Long Ray Long ... Small Role (uncredited)
Shirley Lopez Shirley Lopez ... Chorus Girl (uncredited)
Herb Lurie Herb Lurie ... Chorus Boy (uncredited)
Warren Mace Warren Mace ... Passenger (uncredited)
John Marlin John Marlin ... Small Role (uncredited)
Alphonse Martell Alphonse Martell ... Headwaiter (uncredited)
Erin Martin Erin Martin ... Small Role (uncredited)
Matt Mattox Matt Mattox ... Chorus Boy (uncredited)
Reed Maxcy Reed Maxcy ... Small Role (uncredited)
Harold Miller ... Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
King Mojave King Mojave ... Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Ray Montgomery ... Peters - Olympic Team (uncredited)
Alvy Moore ... Winston - Olympic Team (uncredited)
Roger Moore ... Chauffeur (uncredited)
Donald Moray Donald Moray ... Airport Porter (uncredited)
Leo Mostovoy Leo Mostovoy ... Phillipe (uncredited)
Fred Moultrie Fred Moultrie ... Boy Dancer (uncredited)
James Moultrie James Moultrie ... Boy Dancer (uncredited)
Noel Neill ... Passenger (uncredited)
Robert Nichols Robert Nichols ... Evans (uncredited)
Marni Nixon ... Playback vocalist for Marilyn Monroe (uncredited)
Ron Nyman ... Chorus Boy (uncredited)
Monty O'Grady ... Ship Passenger (uncredited)
Gayle Pace Gayle Pace ... Olympic Team Member (uncredited)
Alfred Paix Alfred Paix ... Pierre (uncredited)
Stephen Papich Stephen Papich ... French Waiter (uncredited)
Ralph Peters ... Passport Official (uncredited)
Manuel Petroff Manuel Petroff ... Chorus Boy (uncredited)
Joe Ploski ... Spectator at Cafe (uncredited)
Frank Radcliffe Frank Radcliffe ... Chorus Boy (uncredited)
Ellen Ray Ellen Ray ... Chorus Girl (uncredited)
Steve Reeves ... Olympic Team Member (uncredited)
Barry Regan Barry Regan ... Passenger (uncredited)
Jack Regas Jack Regas ... Chorus Boy (uncredited)
Mel Robin Mel Robin ... Small Role (uncredited)
John Robinson John Robinson ... Small Role (uncredited)
Don M. Rosenstock Don M. Rosenstock ... Small Role (uncredited)
James H. Russell James H. Russell ... Olympic Team Member (uncredited)
Loulette Sablon Loulette Sablon ... Small Role (uncredited)
Rolfe Sedan Rolfe Sedan ... Waiter (uncredited)
Harry Seymour Harry Seymour ... Louie - Captain of Waiters (uncredited)
Peggy Smith Peggy Smith ... Passenger (uncredited)
Roberta Stevenson Roberta Stevenson ... Chorus Girl (uncredited)
Robert Street Robert Street ... Chorus Boy (uncredited)
F. Philip Sylvestre F. Philip Sylvestre ... Steward (uncredited)
Charles Tannen ... Ed - Malone's Contact (uncredited)
Marlina Tepel Marlina Tepel ... Small Role (uncredited)
Lee Theodore Lee Theodore ... Chorus Boy (uncredited)
Arthur Tovey Arthur Tovey ... Stagehand (uncredited)
Tyra Vaughn Tyra Vaughn ... Chorus Girl (uncredited)
Ray Weaver ... Chorus Boy (uncredited)
John Weidemann John Weidemann ... Olympic Team member (uncredited)
Dick Wessel ... Chez Louis Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Leo Wheeler Leo Wheeler ... Chorus Boy (uncredited)
Marc Wilder Marc Wilder ... Chorus Boy (uncredited)
Max Willenz Max Willenz ... Court Clerk (uncredited)
Don Wilson ... Trailer Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
James Young ... Stevens - Olympic Team (uncredited)

Produced by 

Sol C. Siegel ... producer

Music by 

Leigh Harline ... (uncredited)
Lionel Newman ... (uncredited)
Hal Schaefer ... (uncredited)
Herbert W. Spencer ... (uncredited)

Cinematography by 

Harry J. Wild ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Hugh S. Fowler

Art Direction by 

Lyle R. Wheeler ... (as Lyle Wheeler)
Joseph C. Wright

Set Decoration by 

Claude E. Carpenter ... (as Claude Carpenter) (set decorations)

Costume Design by 

Travilla ... (costumes designed by)

Makeup Department 

Ben Nye ... makeup artist
Allan Snyder ... makeup artist: Miss Monroe (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Paul Helmick ... assistant director
Don Torpin ... second assistant director (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Roger Heman Sr. ... sound (as Roger Heman)
E. Clayton Ward ... sound
Malcolm Stewart ... sound assistance (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Ray Kellogg ... special photographic effects

Camera and Electrical Department 

Clyde Taylor ... gaffer (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Charles Le Maire ... wardrobe director (as Charles Le Maìre)
Sam Benson ... wardrobe (uncredited)
Joan Joseff ... costume jewelry (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

James Blakeley ... post-production coordinator (uncredited)
Lyman Hallowell ... assistant editor (uncredited)

Music Department 

Eliot Daniel ... vocal director
Earle Hagen ... orchestrator
Bernard Mayers ... orchestrator
Lionel Newman ... musical director
Leo Robin ... music and lyrics by: the musical comedy
Herbert W. Spencer ... orchestrator (as Herbert Spencer)
Jule Styne ... music and lyrics by: the musical comedy
Jack Dumont ... musician (uncredited)
Marni Nixon ... singer: high notes for Marilyn Monroe (uncredited)

Other crew 

Jack Cole ... choreographer
Leonard Doss ... Technicolor color consultant
Herman Levin ... presented on the stage by
Oliver Smith ... presented on the stage by
Doris Drought ... script clerk (uncredited)
Lorraine Sherwood ... dialogue coach (uncredited)
Richard A. Smith ... technical advisor (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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