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Dawn of the Dead (1978) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

George A. Romero

Writing Credits  

George A. Romero ... (written by)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

David Emge ... Stephen
Ken Foree ... Peter
Scott H. Reiniger ... Roger
Gaylen Ross ... Francine
David Crawford David Crawford ... Dr. Foster
David Early David Early ... Mr. Berman
Richard France ... Scientist
Howard Smith Howard Smith ... TV Commentator
Daniel Dietrich Daniel Dietrich ... Givens
Fred Baker Fred Baker ... Commander
James A. Baffico James A. Baffico ... Wooley (as Jim Baffico)
Rod Stouffer Rod Stouffer ... Young Officer on Roof
Jese Del Gre Jese Del Gre ... Old Priest
Clayton McKinnon Clayton McKinnon ... Officer in Project Apt.
John Rice ... Officer in Project Apt.
Ted Bank Ted Bank ... Officer at Police Dock
Randy Kovitz ... Officer at Police Dock
Patrick McCloskey Patrick McCloskey ... Officer at Police Dock
Joseph Pilato ... Officer at Police Dock (as Joe Pilato)
Pasquale Buba ... Motorcycle Raider
Tony Buba Tony Buba ... Motorcycle Raider
Butchie Butchie ... Motorcycle Raider (as 'Butchie')
Dave Hawkins Dave Hawkins ... Motorcycle Raider
Tom Kapusta Tom Kapusta ... Motorcycle Raider
Rudy Ricci Rudy Ricci ... Motorcycle Raider
Tom Savini ... Motorcycle Raider
Marty Schiff Marty Schiff ... Motorcycle Raider
Joe Shelby Joe Shelby ... Motorcycle Raider
Taso N. Stavrakis ... Motorcycle Raider (as Taso Stavrakos)
Nick Tallo Nick Tallo ... Motorcycle Raider
Larry Vaira Larry Vaira ... Motorcycle Raider
Sharon Hill ... Lead Zombie (as Sharon Ceccatti)
Pam Chatfield Pam Chatfield ... Lead Zombie
Mike Christopher ... Hare Krishna Zombie
Clayton Hill Clayton Hill ... Lead Zombie
Jay Stover Jay Stover ... Lead Zombie
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Joe Abeln Joe Abeln ... Redneck Rifleman That Misses (uncredited)
John Amplas ... 2nd Guy on Roof (uncredited)
Liz Augenstein Liz Augenstein ... On Air Girl at WGON-TV (uncredited)
Joey Baffico Joey Baffico ... Zombie Who Sticks Fingernails Into Roger's Wounded Leg (uncredited)
Jim Balawajder Jim Balawajder ... Dead Yellow Shirt Zombie Lying Down on Escalator (uncredited)
Don Ballin Don Ballin ... Bearded Glasses Biker Riding Blue Harley-Davidson Shovelhead Custom Trike (uncredited)
Renee Banks Renee Banks ... Wild Haired Plaid Shirted Apartment Zombie (uncredited)
Ben Barenholtz ... Cowboy Hat Zombie Hit by Sledge (uncredited)
Dave Bartholomew Dave Bartholomew ... Long Haired Denim Shirted Zombie in Bikers' Battle (uncredited)
Daisy Beatty Daisy Beatty ... Shorthaired Female Redneck (holding sleeve of cups) (uncredited)
Debbie Beatty Debbie Beatty ... Donna - Beautiful Young Smiley Faced Blonde Lady Redneck (uncredited)
Edgar Beatty Edgar Beatty ... Redneck (wearing red coat) (uncredited)
Susan Beatty Susan Beatty ... Beautiful Young Blonde Lady Redneck (wearing blue jacket) (uncredited)
Susie Beatty Susie Beatty ... Blonde Lady Redneck (wearing blue coat & glasses) (uncredited)
Greg Besnak Greg Besnak ... Brown Haired Fu Manchu Mustachioed Zombie Hit by Sledge (uncredited)
Rik Billock Rik Billock ... 3-Piece Gray Suited Zombie Shot by Roger in J.C. Penney (uncredited)
Dick Brem Dick Brem ... Short Mustachioed Yellow Collar-Shirted Zombie (uncredited)
Roy Brown Roy Brown ... Red Bearded Black Suit Coat Parking Lot Zombie Shot by Roger (uncredited)
David W. Butler David W. Butler ... 2nd Biker in Elevator (uncredited)
Adolph Caesar ... Narrator of Theatrical Trailer (voice) (uncredited)
Zilla Clinton Zilla Clinton ... Blonde Biker Chick Riding Motorcycle (uncredited)
Mark Cooper Mark Cooper ... 19 Year Old Blonde Long-Haired Zombie Shot in Bikers' Battle (uncredited)
John Cosgrove John Cosgrove ... Tall Bearded Zombie Clawing at Mall Door (uncredited)
Susan Cosgrove Susan Cosgrove ... Crosshairs Zombie #3 (uncredited)
Josephine Cuccaro Josephine Cuccaro ... Curly Haired Lavender Turtleneck Sweatered WGON-TV Member (uncredited)
Lee Cummings Lee Cummings ... Bathing Suit Zombie (uncredited)
Bobby Dauk Bobby Dauk ... Biker (uncredited)
Diane Donati Diane Donati ... White Nightgown Zombie Decapitated by Blades (uncredited)
Tom Dubensky Tom Dubensky ... Young WGON-TV Man Wearing Plaid Shirt (uncredited)
Jim Edmondson Jim Edmondson ... Jim - WGON-TV Cameraman (uncredited)
Charlie Edwards Charlie Edwards ... Dark Haired Zombie Wearing White Collared Green Sweater and Glasses (uncredited)
Dan 'Ratso' Ferraton Dan 'Ratso' Ferraton ... Bearded Sportster Biker Wearing Black Leather Jacket and Yellow Shirt (uncredited)
Chet Flippo Chet Flippo ... Cowboy Zombie (uncredited)
J. Clifford Forrest Jr. J. Clifford Forrest Jr. ... Featured Elderly Zombie (uncredited)
Christine Forrest Christine Forrest ... TV Producer / Elf Biker Chick / Monroeville Mall Announcer (uncredited)
Cliff Forrest Cliff Forrest ... Tony, Man at WGON - TV ('You all right?') (uncredited)
Ingeborg Forrest Ingeborg Forrest ... Mall Zombie Wearing Blue Nightgown (uncredited)
Walt Forrest Walt Forrest ... Firefighter (wearing white helmet) (uncredited)
Nancy Friedman Nancy Friedman ... Bandana Girl Zombie (uncredited)
Roy Frumkes ... 1st Pie-In-Face Zombie (uncredited)
Ron Gibson Ron Gibson ... Landlord Zombie in Tenement Cellar (uncredited)
Chuck Gordon Chuck Gordon ... Mustachioed Plaid Shirted Zombie Grabbing at Peter's Legs (uncredited)
Debra Gordon ... Red Turtleneck Sweater Zombie Grabbing at Peter's Legs (uncredited)
Michael Gornick ... News Reporter on Radio (voice) (uncredited)
Trudy Gray Trudy Gray ... Red Bandana Biker Chick (Jack's Girlfriend) (uncredited)
Barry Gress Barry Gress ... Parking Lot Zombie Knocking Sign Over (uncredited)
George Haeck George Haeck ... Biker Riding in White Sidecar (uncredited)
John Harrison ... Screwdriver Zombie (uncredited)
Gary Hartman Gary Hartman ... Blonde Biker Wearing Olive Green Jacket and Black Helmet (uncredited)
Jon Hayden ... Featured Zombie (uncredited)
Chuck Hoffman Chuck Hoffman ... Bearded Zombie Outside Gun Store (uncredited)
Michael James Michael James ... Bald Red Sweater Zombie (uncredited)
Jeannie Jefferies Jeannie Jefferies ... Blonde Zombie Who Attacks Roger in Truck (uncredited)
C. Courtney Joyner ... Zombie Wearing Eyeglasses (uncredited)
Evan Karelitz Evan Karelitz ... Firefighter (wearing black helmet & glasses) (uncredited)
Harold Katofsky Harold Katofsky ... Dark Mustachioed Firefighter (wearing red helmet) (uncredited)
Susan Kilmartin Susan Kilmartin ... Yellow-Green Striped Shirt Zombie (uncredited)
John Kiss John Kiss ... 4th Pie-In-Face Zombie (uncredited)
Vic Kleman Vic Kleman ... Charlie Parker - WGON-TV Typist (uncredited)
Patti Kohl Patti Kohl ... Blonde Green Sweatered Zombie Hit by Sledge / Blonde Balcony Zombie Grabbed by Blades (uncredited)
Katherine Kolbert Katherine Kolbert ... Brunette Biker Chick Throwing Pies and Cakes (uncredited)
Walt Kravo Walt Kravo ... Bearded Zombie Who Bites Moonbaby's Neck (uncredited)
Jim Krut Jim Krut ... Helicopter Zombie (uncredited)
'Wild Bill' Laczko 'Wild Bill' Laczko ... Head Bandage Redneck (uncredited)
Tommy Lafitte Tommy Lafitte ... Miguel, The Zombie (uncredited)
Ralph Langer ... Green Collared-Shirted Zombie in Ice Skating Rink (uncredited)
Robert Langer Robert Langer ... Mustachioed Plaid-Shirted Zombie Eating Bikers' Flesh (uncredited)
Maxine Lapiduss Maxine Lapiduss ... Redhead Zombie Outside J.C. Penny (uncredited)
Ellen Lauren Ellen Lauren ... Mall Rooftop Zombie (uncredited)
Conchita Lazarus Conchita Lazarus ... Nun Zombie (uncredited)
Ed Letteri Ed Letteri ... Long-Haired Man by Door at WGON-TV (uncredited)
Lenny Lies Lenny Lies ... Machete Zombie (uncredited)
Michael Lies Michael Lies ... WGON-TV Bearded Man Wearing Green Dress Shirt (uncredited)
Barbara Lifsher Barbara Lifsher ... Mary 'Chickie' / Blonde Biker Chick Driving Van (uncredited)
Tommy 'Slick' Lytle Tommy 'Slick' Lytle ... Biker Riding with Brown Headband Biker Chick (uncredited)
Paul Macaluso Paul Macaluso ... Afro Haired Puerto Rican Gang Member on Roof (uncredited)
Frank Maimone Frank Maimone ... Biker (uncredited)
Mike Marcheck Mike Marcheck ... Biker Wearing Leather Cowboy Hat (uncredited)
Teddy Marcheck Teddy Marcheck ... Biker Handing Out Weapons (uncredited)
Hap Martin Hap Martin ... Blonde Biker Riding Red Harley-Davidson Servi-Car Motorcycle (uncredited)
Nicholas Mastandrea Nicholas Mastandrea ... Mall Zombie Outside Gun Store (uncredited)
Molly McCloskey Molly McCloskey ... Lovely Woman at WGON - TV ('My turn for the coat.') (uncredited)
Doug Mertz Doug Mertz ... Preppie Zombie - 2nd Pie-In Face (uncredited)
Robert V. Michelucci Robert V. Michelucci ... Bearded Scope Zombie / Zombie Who Attacks Mousey (uncredited)
Bob Miller Bob Miller ... Funeral Zombie Wearing Three-Piece Suit (uncredited)
Ken Nagin Ken Nagin ... Pendant Headband Biker with Axe (uncredited)
The Pagans Motorcycle Club The Pagans Motorcycle Club ... Various Bikers (uncredited)
Jack Pappalardo Jack Pappalardo ... Lead Zombie - Bach's Arco Pitcairn Pitcher (uncredited)
Tom Passavant Tom Passavant ... Teepee Zombie Hit by Sledge (uncredited)
Jeff Paul ... Biker Who Shoots Flyboy (uncredited)
John Paul ... Bald Zombie - Airport Chart House (uncredited)
Gary Peabody Gary Peabody ... Blue Plaid Shirted Apartment Zombie with Foot Stump (uncredited)
Edward Perchaluk Edward Perchaluk ... Unknown Zombie (uncredited)
Charlie Peters Charlie Peters ... Bearded White Collared Shirted WGON-TV Crew Member / WGON-TV Crew Member Who Gives Foster Bunny Ears (uncredited)
Donald Pollock Donald Pollock ... Zombie in Parking Lot (uncredited)
Sukey Raphael Sukey Raphael ... Red Nightgown Zombie - 3rd Pie-In Face (uncredited)
Doris Rees Doris Rees ... Large Orange Caftan Zombie (uncredited)
Evelyn Reynolds Evelyn Reynolds ... Unknown Zombie (uncredited)
E. Butler Richards E. Butler Richards ... Zombie (uncredited)
Russell L. Richards Russell L. Richards ... Zombie (uncredited)
Rosemary Rixey Rosemary Rixey ... 17 Year Old Brunette Pale Blue Dress Shirt Zombie Clawing at Mall Door (uncredited)
Cindy Roman Cindy Roman ... Blue Bandana Biker Chick Riding with White Headband Biker (uncredited)
Lenny Roman Lenny Roman ... White Headband Biker Riding Harley Motorcycle (uncredited)
George A. Romero ... TV Director / Nick - Biker in Santa Claus Suit (uncredited)
Donald Rubinstein Donald Rubinstein ... Roger's Zombie Attacker in Parking Lot (uncredited)
Robert 'Banjo' Saunders Robert 'Banjo' Saunders ... Parking Lot Zombie Who Bites Roger (uncredited)
Donna Savini Donna Savini ... Zombie Girl in Airport Chart House (uncredited)
Mike Savini Mike Savini ... Zombie Boy in Airport Chart House (uncredited)
Frank A. Serrao Frank A. Serrao ... Fat Grey-Suited Zombie (uncredited)
Gina Sestak Gina Sestak ... Longhaired Glasses Zombie Entering Our Heroes' Mall Hideout (uncredited)
Warner Shook Warner Shook ... Security Guard Zombie Who Attacks Stephen in Mall Basement (uncredited)
Donna Siegel Donna Siegel ... Dark Haired Light Brown Bloused Woman Heading Out Door at WGON-TV (uncredited)
Daniel Silk Daniel Silk ... Blonde Denim Shirt Zombie Who Attacks Roger in Truck (uncredited)
Paul Silverman Paul Silverman ... 17 Year Old Brunette Yellow Dress Shirt Zombie Clawing at Mall Door (uncredited)
Stephen M. Silverman Stephen M. Silverman ... Zombie (uncredited)
Chris Singer Chris Singer ... Unknown Zombie (uncredited)
Chris Steinbrunner Chris Steinbrunner ... Unknown Zombie (uncredited)
Christopher Dean Sullivan Christopher Dean Sullivan ... Braided Haired Gray Jumpsuit Zombie (uncredited)
Ralph Tallo Ralph Tallo ... Stephen's Grey Suited Airport Zombie Attacker Hit by Sledgehammer (uncredited)
Milt Thompson ... Checkered Shirted Zombie Who Attacks Stephen in Elevator (uncredited)
Jeanette Lansel Vaira Jeanette Lansel Vaira ... Biker Chick (uncredited)
Bobbi Van Eman Bobbi Van Eman ... Beautiful Curly Haired Female WGON-TV Technician Behind TV Station Employee (uncredited)
Sara Venable Sara Venable ... Leotard Zombie Hit by Sledge (uncredited)
Susan Vermazen Susan Vermazen ... Dark Curly Haired Plaid Shirted Zombie in Bikers' battle (uncredited)
Vincent Vok Vincent Vok ... WGON - TV Station Employee (uncredited)
Billie Walters Billie Walters ... Biker Chick Wearing Brown Headband (uncredited)
Vickie Walters Vickie Walters ... Brown Leather Jacket Biker Chick Riding with Bearded Sportster Biker (uncredited)
Robert Williams Robert Williams ... Soldier in Apartment Project (uncredited)
Laura Ziemba Laura Ziemba ... Ice Skating Rink Zombie (uncredited)

Produced by 

Claudio Argento ... A Laurel Group Production in association with
Alfredo Cuomo ... A Laurel Group Production in association with
Richard P. Rubinstein ... producer
Donna Siegel ... assistant producer

Music by 

Dario Argento
Goblin ... (as The Goblins)
Agostino Marangolo ... (as The Goblins)
Massimo Morante ... (as The Goblins)
Fabio Pignatelli ... (as The Goblins)
Claudio Simonetti ... (as The Goblins)

Cinematography by 

Michael Gornick ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

George A. Romero
Dario Argento ... (recut version) (uncredited)

Casting By 

John Amplas

Set Decoration by 

Josie Caruso
Barbara Lifsher

Costume Design by 

Josie Caruso ... (costumes)

Makeup Department 

Nancy Allen ... make up assistant/1st assistant. makeup
Jeannie Jefferies ... make up assistant/1st assistant. makeup
John Amplas ... second assistant makeup artist (uncredited)
Ted Bank ... second assistant makeup artist (uncredited)
Greg Besnak ... makeup artist: Lee Cummings (uncredited)
Joseph A. Campayno ... second assistant makeup artist (uncredited)
Randy Kovitz ... second assistant makeup artist (uncredited)
Joseph Pilato ... second assistant makeup artist (uncredited)
Joe Shelby ... second assistant makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management 

Zilla Clinton ... production manager
Jay Stover ... unit manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Christine Forrest ... assistant director

Art Department 

Joseph Eberle ... graphics

Sound Department 

Tony Buba ... sound recordist / sound
Rick Dior ... re-recording mixer (as Richard Dior)
Robert Williams ... boom man

Special Effects by 

Don Berry ... explosive effects
Tom Savini ... makeup & cosmetic special effects
Gary Zeller ... explosive effects

Visual Effects by 

Arthur J. Canestro ... optical consultant

Stunts 

Leonard DeStefans ... stunt driver: truck
John Konter ... stunt driver: truck
Tom Savini ... stuntman
Carl Scott ... stunt driver: truck
Taso N. Stavrakis ... stuntman (as Taso Stavrakis)
Trudy Gray ... motorcycle stunts (uncredited) / stunt driver (uncredited) / stunts (uncredited)
Benjamin Meade ... stunt driver (uncredited)
Tom Savini ... stunt double: Jeannie Jefferies (uncredited) / stunt double: Larry Vaira (uncredited)
Marty Schiff ... stunts (uncredited)
Joe Shelby ... stunts (uncredited)
Taso N. Stavrakis ... stunt double: Nancy Friedman (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Carl Augenstein ... lighting technician
Dan Bertha ... grip
Bradley Drumheller ... grip
Tom Dubensky ... assistant cameraman
Cliff Forrest ... key grip
Katherine Kolbert ... still photographer
Lenny Lies ... grip
Nicholas Mastandrea ... key grip (as Nick Mastandrea)
Clayton McKinnon ... grip
Ken Nagin ... grip
Daniel Silk ... grip
Tom Wholey ... electrician (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Ellen Hopkins ... casting assistant
Michael Lies ... casting assistant

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Michèle Martin ... wardrobe (as Michele Martin)
Michael Lies ... wardrobe (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Piero Bozza ... assistant editor (Italian version)
Kenneth Davidow ... assistant editor
Otto Paoloni ... advisor: Technicolor
Joe Violante ... advisor: Technicolor (as Joey Violante)

Music Department 

Goblin ... original sound track (as The Goblins)
Giorgio Agazzi ... music recordist (uncredited)
Pierre Arvay ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Herbert Chappell ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Roland de Candé ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Even de Tissot ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
DeWolfe ... music publisher (uncredited)
Gordon Grant ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Don Harper ... composer: additional music (uncredited) / composer: stock music (uncredited)
Paul Lemel ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Agostino Marangolo ... musician: drums, percussions, piano (uncredited)
Antonio Marangolo ... musician: saxophone (uncredited)
Phil May ... musician: lead vocals (uncredited)
Massimo Morante ... musician: guitar, bass, mandolin (uncredited)
Keith Papworth ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Simon Park ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Fabio Pignatelli ... musician: bass and acoustic guitar (uncredited)
John Povey ... musician: drums & percussions (uncredited)
Carlo Rustichelli ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Derek Scott ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Claudio Simonetti ... musician: keyboards, organ and violin (uncredited)
Barry Stoller ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Dick Taylor ... musician: lead guitar (uncredited)
Reg Tilsley ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Jack Trombey ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Cliff Twemlow ... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Tommy Walker ... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Wally Waller ... musician: bass guitar (uncredited)
Walter Warren ... composer: stock music (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Frank A. Serrao ... production driver (uncredited)

Other crew 

Dario Argento ... script consultant
Leslie Augenstein ... production assistant
Ben Barenholtz ... distribution consultant
Jim Barger ... mall security
Barth Bartholomae ... helicopter pilot
Billy 'Silver Dollar' Baxter ... presenter (as Billy Baxter)
Jean Bertl ... titles
James Chai ... titles
Francine Davidoff ... publicity assistant
Margarida Delgado ... production assistant
Diane Donati ... slate
Charles Forman ... production accountant
Renée Furst ... publicist (as Renee Furst)
Jose Gallardo ... titles (as Jose V. Gallardo)
Clayton Hill ... weapons coordinator
Sharon Hill ... production assistant (as Sharon Ceccatti)
Ed Letteri ... production assistant
Karen Levy ... titles
Dan Lupovitz ... production assistant
Alberto Piferi ... additional dialogue: Italian edition
John Rice ... continuity
Herbert R. Steinmann ... presenter
Vincent D. Survinski ... business manager (as Vince Survinski)
Bill Wagner ... mall liaison
Diane Westerman ... production assistant
John Amplas ... stand-in (uncredited)
Cesare Barbetti ... voice dubbing: David Emge: Italian version (uncredited)
Manlio De Angelis ... voice dubbing: Scott H. Reiniger: Italian version (uncredited)
Vittoria Febbi ... voice dubbing: Gaylen Ross: Italian version (uncredited)
Mark Golik ... craft service (uncredited)
Glauco Onorato ... voice dubbing: Ken Foree: Italian version (uncredited)
Donna Siegel ... assistant: Mr. Rubinstein (uncredited)
Larry Vaira ... biker wrangler (uncredited)

Thanks 

Robert Cox ... produced with the cooperation of
Marvin Lieber ... produced with the cooperation of
Miguel Lisenberg ... produced with the cooperation of
Alvin Rogal ... produced with the cooperation of
Frank Rubinstein ... produced with the cooperation of
Irvin Shapiro ... produced with the cooperation of
Max Toberoff ... produced with the cooperation of
Susan Vermazen ... produced with the cooperation of
Crew believed to be complete

See also

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

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