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A Star Is Born (1954) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

George Cukor

Writing Credits  

Moss Hart ... (screen play by)
 
Dorothy Parker ... (based on the 1937 screen play by) &
Alan Campbell ... (based on the 1937 screen play by) &
Robert Carson ... (based on the 1937 screen play by)
 
William A. Wellman ... (based on the 1937 story by) and
Robert Carson ... (based on the 1937 story by)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Judy Garland ... Vicki Lester
James Mason ... Norman Maine
Jack Carson ... Matt Libby
Charles Bickford ... Oliver Niles
Tommy Noonan ... Danny McGuire (as Tom Noonan)
Lucy Marlow ... Lola Lavery
Amanda Blake ... Susan Ettinger
Irving Bacon ... Graves
Hazel Shermet Hazel Shermet ... Libby's Secretary
James Brown ... Glenn Williams
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Laurindo Almeida Laurindo Almeida ... Guitarist (uncredited)
Leon Alton ... Usher (uncredited)
Rudolph Anders Rudolph Anders ... Mr. Ettinger (uncredited)
David Armstrong David Armstrong ... Soundman (uncredited)
Phil Arnold ... Agent #3 (uncredited)
Nadine Ashdown Nadine Ashdown ... Esther - Age 6 (uncredited)
Gertrude Astor ... Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Jack Baker Jack Baker ... Father (uncredited)
Alex Ball Alex Ball ... Academy Awards Attendee (uncredited)
Richard H. Bauman Richard H. Bauman ... Malibu Party Guest (uncredited)
George Becwar George Becwar ... Assistant Director (uncredited)
Don Beddoe ... Studio Executive at Premiere (uncredited)
Rodney Bell Rodney Bell ... Malibu Party Guest (uncredited)
Tom Blakiston Tom Blakiston ... Young Man (uncredited)
Oscar Blank Oscar Blank ... Vagrant #2 (uncredited)
Lennie Bluett Lennie Bluett ... Dancer - 'Born in a Trunk' Number (uncredited)
Norman Borine Norman Borine ... Dancer - 'Born in a Trunk' Number (uncredited)
Willis Bouchey ... McBride (uncredited)
Marshall Bradford Marshall Bradford ... Academy Awards Attendee (uncredited)
Ruth Brady Ruth Brady ... Malibu Party Guest (uncredited)
Paul Brinegar ... Man at Funeral (uncredited)
Sheila Bromley ... Shrine Auditorium Reporter (uncredited)
Paul Bryar ... Bartender at Racetrack (uncredited)
Benny Burt Benny Burt ... Courtroom Reporter (uncredited)
Kathryn Card Kathryn Card ... Landlady (uncredited)
John Carlyle John Carlyle ... Assistant Director (uncredited)
Ross Carmichael Ross Carmichael ... Photographer (uncredited)
Chick Chandler ... Man in Car at Diner (uncredited)
Lauren Chapin ... Little Girl at Boarding House (uncredited)
Samuel Colt Samuel Colt ... Stage Manager / Sammy (uncredited)
Heinie Conklin ... Benefit Comedy Team Member (uncredited)
Charles J. Conrad Charles J. Conrad ... Assistant Director (uncredited)
Tom Cound Tom Cound ... Price Waterhouse Man (uncredited)
Oliver Cross Oliver Cross ... Academy Awards Attendee (uncredited)
Russell Custer Russell Custer ... Courtroom Officer (uncredited)
Blythe Daley ... Ms. Nora Fusselow (uncredited)
Havis Davenport Havis Davenport ... Paramount Starlet (uncredited)
Jerry DeCoe Jerry DeCoe ... Autograph Hound (uncredited)
Rudy Del Campo Rudy Del Campo ... Dancer - 'Born in a Trunk' Number (uncredited)
Eddie Dew ... Assistant Director at Train Station (uncredited)
Alan DeWitt Alan DeWitt ... Makeup Artist #1 (uncredited)
Joe Dougherty Joe Dougherty ... Makeup Man #3 (uncredited)
Robert Dumas Robert Dumas ... Drummer (uncredited)
Helen Eby-Rock Helen Eby-Rock ... Shrine Auditorium Reporter (uncredited)
Jack Ellis Jack Ellis ... Pinkerton Detective (uncredited)
Jean Engstrom Jean Engstrom ... Malibu Party Guest (uncredited)
Rex Evans Rex Evans ... Academy Awards Emcee (uncredited)
Franklyn Farnum ... Ray (uncredited)
Timothy Farrell Timothy Farrell ... Bailiff (uncredited)
Frank Ferguson ... Judge George J. Barnes (uncredited)
Gordon Finn Gordon Finn ... Shrine Auditorium Photographer (uncredited)
George Fisher George Fisher ... George (uncredited)
Elizabeth Flournoy Elizabeth Flournoy ... Shrine Auditorium Reporter (uncredited)
Bess Flowers ... Academy Awards Attendee (uncredited)
Almeda Fowler ... Malibu Party Guest (uncredited)
Nacho Galindo ... José Rodriguez (uncredited)
Joanne Genthon Joanne Genthon ... Girl (uncredited)
Jack Gordon Jack Gordon ... Stagehand (uncredited)
Wilton Graff ... Shrine Auditorium Emcee (uncredited)
Joe Green Joe Green ... Agent #1 (uncredited)
Michael Hail Michael Hail ... Rails (uncredited)
Robert Haines Robert Haines ... 2nd Assistant Director (uncredited)
Charles Halton ... Paymaster #1 (uncredited)
Joseph Hamilton Joseph Hamilton ... Agent #2 (uncredited)
Jack Harmon Jack Harmon ... Dancer - 'Gotta Have Me Go With You' Number (uncredited)
Sam Harris Sam Harris ... Benefit Attendee / Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Michael Hathaway Michael Hathaway ... Agent (uncredited)
Ray Heindorf Ray Heindorf ... Ray Heidorf - at Movie Premiere Party (uncredited)
Percy Helton ... William Gregory (uncredited)
Louis Jean Heydt ... Ocean Scene Director (uncredited)
Al Hill ... Shrine Auditorium Photographer (uncredited)
Stuart Holmes ... Melancholy Baby Number Spectator (uncredited)
Olin Howland ... Charley (uncredited)
Bob Hoy ... Soundman (uncredited)
James Hyland James Hyland ... Assistant Announcer (uncredited)
Bob Jellison ... Eddie (uncredited)
Jay Johnson Jay Johnson ... Musician (uncredited)
Dick Johnstone Dick Johnstone ... Spectator (uncredited)
Arlene Karr Arlene Karr ... Malibu Party Guest (uncredited)
Jack Kenney ... Nightclub Man #1 (uncredited)
Tom Kingston Tom Kingston ... Reporter (uncredited)
Cele Kirk Cele Kirk ... Reporter at Shrine Auditorium (uncredited)
George Kitchel George Kitchel ... Reporter (uncredited)
Allen Kramer Allen Kramer ... (uncredited)
Frank Kreig Frank Kreig ... Man at Funeral (uncredited)
Henry Kulky Henry Kulky ... Cuddles (uncredited)
Nancy Kulp ... Esther's Neighbor (uncredited)
Richard LaMarr Richard LaMarr ... Benefit Attendee (uncredited)
Carl M. Leviness ... Academy Awards Attendee (uncredited)
Paul Levitt Paul Levitt ... Malibu Party Guest (uncredited)
Gloria Lewin Gloria Lewin ... Oleander Arms Landlady (uncredited)
Carey Loftin ... Signboard Man #2 (uncredited)
Frank Marlowe ... Shrine Auditorium Photographer (uncredited)
Mae Marsh ... Malibu Party Guest (uncredited)
Strother Martin ... Delivery Boy (uncredited)
Dorothy Martinson Dorothy Martinson ... (uncredited)
Louis Mason ... Doorman (uncredited)
Nita Mathews Nita Mathews ... Dancer - 'Born in a Trunk' Number (uncredited)
Ila McAvoy Ila McAvoy ... Mother - 'Born in a Trunk' Number (uncredited)
Jack McCoy Jack McCoy ... Father - 'Born in a Trunk' Number (uncredited)
Philo McCullough ... Academy Awards Attendee (uncredited)
Don McKay Don McKay ... Dancer - 'Gotta Have Me Go With You' Number (uncredited)
Heidi Meadows Heidi Meadows ... Esther - Age 3 (uncredited)
Joseph Mell Joseph Mell ... Paymaster #2 (uncredited)
Charles Merton Charles Merton ... Shrine Auditorium Photographer (uncredited)
Harold Miller ... Benefit Attendee (uncredited)
Nolie Miller Nolie Miller ... Dancer (uncredited)
Patrick Miller Patrick Miller ... Shrine Auditorium Photographer (uncredited)
Mort Mills ... Makeup Man (uncredited)
John Monaghan John Monaghan ... Male Secretary (uncredited)
Hal J. Moore Hal J. Moore ... Racetrack PA Announcer (uncredited)
Monette Moore Monette Moore ... Blues Singer (uncredited)
Charles Morton ... Shrine Auditorium Photographer (uncredited)
Jack Mower ... Benefit Attendee (uncredited)
George Nardelli George Nardelli ... Academy Awards Attendee (uncredited)
Tom Nolan Tom Nolan ... Child Dancer - 'Born in a Trunk' Number (uncredited)
Barry Norton ... Benefit Attendee (uncredited)
Ron Nyman ... Stage Manager (uncredited)
William H. O'Brien ... Academy Awards Attendee (uncredited)
Monty O'Grady ... Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Pat O'Malley ... Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
Leonard Penn ... Train Station Scene Director (uncredited)
Barbara Pepper ... Esther's Neighbor (uncredited)
Jack Pepper Jack Pepper ... Chef (uncredited)
Hilda Plowright Hilda Plowright ... Shrine Auditorium Photographer (uncredited)
Mel Pogue Mel Pogue ... Autograph Hound (uncredited)
Murray Pollack Murray Pollack ... Benefit Attendee (uncredited)
Ezelle Poule Ezelle Poule ... Shrine Auditorium Photographer (uncredited)
Frank Puglia ... Bruno (uncredited)
Grandon Rhodes ... Producer at Premiere (uncredited)
Don Richards Don Richards ... Shrine Auditorium Reporter (uncredited)
Leoda Richards ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Kay Riehl Kay Riehl ... Hairdresser (uncredited)
Larry Rio Larry Rio ... Soundman (uncredited)
Lotus Robb ... Ms. Markham (uncredited)
Walter Rode Walter Rode ... Courtroom Policeman (uncredited)
Riza Royce Riza Royce ... Secretary (uncredited)
Henry Russell Henry Russell ... Studio Orchestra Leader (uncredited)
Dick Ryan Dick Ryan ... Nightclub Man #2 (uncredited)
Bobby Sailes Bobby Sailes ... Dancer - 'Born in a Trunk' Number (uncredited)
John Saxon ... Movie Premiere Usher (uncredited)
Patrick Sexton Patrick Sexton ... Bert (uncredited)
Harry Seymour Harry Seymour ... Wheeler (uncredited)
Joan Shawlee ... Joan (uncredited)
Don Shelton Don Shelton ... TV Director (uncredited)
Charles Sherlock ... Man Trying to Subdue Norman at Banquet (uncredited)
Dick Simmons ... Producer / Benefactor (uncredited)
Elmera Smith Elmera Smith ... Pasedena Girl (uncredited)
Arthur Space ... Night Court Clerk (uncredited)
Eileen Stevens Eileen Stevens ... Shrine Auditorium Reporter (uncredited)
Robert Stevenson ... Boom Operator (uncredited)
Robert Strong Robert Strong ... Courtroom Reporter (uncredited)
Grady Sutton ... Artie Carver (uncredited)
Kay Tapscott Kay Tapscott ... Dancer (uncredited)
Dub Taylor ... Norman's Driver (uncredited)
Wayne Taylor Wayne Taylor ... Autograph Hound (uncredited)
Al Thompson Al Thompson ... Vagrant #1 (uncredited)
Ted Thorpe Ted Thorpe ... Soundman (uncredited)
Louis Tomei Louis Tomei ... Signboard Man #1 (uncredited)
Emerson Treacy ... Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
Dale Van Sickel ... Photographer Pushed Down in Dressing Room (uncredited)
Valerie Vernon Valerie Vernon ... Marian (uncredited)
Ralph Volkie Ralph Volkie ... Courtroom Reporter (uncredited)
Geraldine Wall Geraldine Wall ... Esther's Neighbor (uncredited)
Ruth Warren Ruth Warren ... Shrine Auditorium Reporter (uncredited)
Charles Watts Charles Watts ... Harrison (uncredited)
Harte Wayne Harte Wayne ... Man at Funeral (uncredited)
Richard Webb ... Wallace (uncredited)
Duff Whitney Duff Whitney ... Reporter (uncredited)
Shirley Whitney Shirley Whitney ... Malibu Party Guest (uncredited)
Josephine Whittell ... Shrine Auditorium Reporter (uncredited)
Frank Wilcox ... Frank (uncredited)
Jean Willes ... Fan at benefit show (uncredited)
Tom Wilson Tom Wilson ... Stagehand Carrying Poles / Passerby Outside Hotel (uncredited)
Eric Wilton Eric Wilton ... Charles (uncredited)
Jean Woodley Jean Woodley ... Shrine Auditorium Reporter (uncredited)
Stephen Wyman Stephen Wyman ... Nigel Peters (uncredited)
Mary Young ... Boardinghouse Woman (uncredited)

Produced by 

Vern Alves ... associate producer
Sidney Luft ... producer
Jack L. Warner ... executive producer (uncredited)

Music by 

Ray Heindorf ... (uncredited)

Cinematography by 

Sam Leavitt

Film Editing by 

Folmar Blangsted

Production Design by 

Gene Allen

Art Direction by 

Malcolm C. Bert ... (as Malcolm Bert)

Set Decoration by 

George James Hopkins

Costume Design by 

Jean Louis
Mary Ann Nyberg

Makeup Department 

Del Armstrong ... makeup creator: Miss Garland
Gordon Bau ... makeup artist
Helen Young ... hair stylist: Miss Garland
Sydney Guilaroff ... hair designer: Ms. Garland (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Earl Bellamy ... assistant director
Edward Graham ... assistant director
Russell Llewellyn ... assistant director

Art Department 

Irene Sharaff ... art director: "Born in a Trunk" sequence
Mentor Huebner ... production illustrator (uncredited)
Gil Kissel ... props (uncredited)
Weldon H. Patterson ... props (uncredited)
Saul Steinberg ... set decorator: "Lose That Long Face" sequence (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Charles David Forrest ... sound (as David Forrest)
Charles Lang ... sound (as Charles B. Lang)

Special Effects by 

Hans F. Koenekamp ... special effects (as H.F. Koenekamp)

Visual Effects by 

Lisze Bechtold ... still photograph sequences (as Lize Bechtold Blyth) (1983 restoration)
Eric Durst ... still photograph sequences (1983 restoration)
Kevin Kutchaver ... photo enhancement (1983 restoration) (uncredited)
Ken Rudolph ... animation camera operator (1983 restoration) (uncredited)

Stunts 

Bob Hoy ... stunts (uncredited)
Carey Loftin ... stunt coordinator (uncredited)
Louise Montana ... stunts (uncredited)
Montie Montana ... stunts (uncredited)
Dale Van Sickel ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Pat Clark ... still photographer (uncredited)
Al Green ... camera operator (uncredited)
Burt Jones ... best boy (uncredited)
Milton R. Krasner ... photographer: CinemaScope test sequences (uncredited)
Gene Polito ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Phil Stern ... still photographer (uncredited)
Richard Thoessen ... best boy (uncredited)
Robert Willoughby ... special still photographer (uncredited)
Richard L. Wilson ... gaffer (uncredited)
Robert Wyckoff ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Warren Yaple ... grip (uncredited)

Animation Department 

George Hoyningen-Huene ... special color design advisor (as Hoyningen-Huene)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Irene Sharaff ... costumes: for song "Born in a Trunk"
Jack Delaney ... wardrobe: men (uncredited)
Henry Field ... wardrobe: men (uncredited)
Lillian House ... wardrobe: ladies (uncredited)
Orrell Johnson ... wardrobe: ladies (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Craig Holt ... editor: reconstructed sequences (1983 restoration)
D.J. Ziegler ... assistant editor: reconstructed sequences (1983 restoration)

Music Department 

Jack Cathcart ... vocal arranger
Ray Heindorf ... musical director
Skip Martin ... orchestrator
Hoyt Bohannon ... musician: trombone (uncredited)
Buddy Cole ... musician: piano (uncredited)
Roger Edens ... music supervisor (uncredited)
Nick Fatool ... musician: drums (uncredited)
Ray Heindorf ... composer: music cues (uncredited)
Howard Jackson ... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Uan Rasey ... musician: trumpet soloist (uncredited)
Babe Russin ... musician: tenor sax (uncredited)
Hal Schaefer ... musician: piano (uncredited)

Other crew 

Richard Barstow ... dance creator / dance stager
Mitchell Kovaleski ... technicolor color consultant (as Mitchell G. Kovaleski)
Hal Bell ... assistant choreographer (uncredited)
Nelson Cordes ... technician: Technicolor (uncredited)
Gloria DeWerd ... dance-in (uncredited)
Jack Harmon ... assistant dance director (uncredited)
Robert Heasley ... business manager (uncredited)
Eugene Loring ... assistant choreographer (uncredited)
Alma Young ... script supervisor (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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