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Heaven Can Wait (1978) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Warren Beatty
Buck Henry

Writing Credits  

Elaine May ... (screenplay) and
Warren Beatty ... (screenplay)
 
Harry Segall ... (based upon a play by)
 
Robert Towne ... (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Warren Beatty ... Joe Pendleton
Julie Christie ... Betty Logan
James Mason ... Mr. Jordan
Jack Warden ... Max Corkle
Charles Grodin ... Tony Abbott
Dyan Cannon ... Julia Farnsworth
Buck Henry ... The Escort
Vincent Gardenia ... Krim
Joseph Maher ... Sisk
Hamilton Camp ... Bentley
Arthur Malet ... Everett
Stephanie Faracy ... Corinne
Jeannie Linero Jeannie Linero ... Lavinia
Harry D.K. Wong Harry D.K. Wong ... Gardener
George J. Manos George J. Manos ... Security Guard
Larry Block Larry Block ... Peters
Frank Campanella Frank Campanella ... Conway
Bill Sorrells Bill Sorrells ... Tomarken
Dick Enberg ... TV Interviewer
Dolph Sweet ... Head Coach
R.G. Armstrong ... General Manager
Ed Peck ... Trainer (as Ed V. Peck)
John Randolph ... Former Owner
Richard O'Brien Richard O'Brien ... Advisor to Former Owner
Joseph F. Makel Joseph F. Makel ... Haitian Ambassador
Will Hare ... Team Doctor
Lee Weaver ... Way Station Attendant
Roger Bowen ... Newspaperman
Keene Curtis ... Oppenheim
William Larsen ... Renfield
Morgan Farley ... Middleton
William Bogert ... Lawson
Robert E. Leonard Robert E. Leonard ... Board Member
Joel Marston ... Board Member
Earl Montgomery ... Board Member
Robert C. Stevens Robert C. Stevens ... Board Member
Bernie Massa Bernie Massa ... Coliseum Security Guard
Peter Tomarken Peter Tomarken ... Reporter
William Sylvester ... Nuclear Reporter
Lisa Blake Richards ... Woman Reporter
Charlie Charles Charlie Charles ... Highwire Performer
Nick Outin Nick Outin ... Chauffeur
Jerry Scanlan Jerry Scanlan ... Hodges
Jim Boeke Jim Boeke ... Kowalsky
Marvin Fleming Marvin Fleming ... Gudnitz
Deacon Jones Deacon Jones ... Gorman
Les Josephson Les Josephson ... Owens
Jack Snow Jack Snow ... Cassidy
Curt Gowdy Curt Gowdy ... TV Commentator
Al DeRogatis Al DeRogatis ... TV Color Analyst
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Arline Bletcher Arline Bletcher ... Woman in Line (uncredited)
Joe Corolla Joe Corolla ... Football Player (uncredited)
Charlie Cowan Charlie Cowan ... Football Player (uncredited)
Garrett Craig ... Swimmer (uncredited)
Paul D'Amato ... Swimmer's Friend (uncredited)
Robert Fortier Robert Fortier ... Wealthy Man in Restaurant (uncredited)
Bryant Gumbel ... TV Sportscaster (uncredited)
Jim Healy Jim Healy ... TV Sportscaster (uncredited)
Chick Hearn Chick Hearn ... Radio Announcer (uncredited)
Elliott Reid ... Waiter (uncredited)
Byron Webster ... Waiter (uncredited)

Produced by 

Warren Beatty ... producer
Hawk Koch ... executive producer (as Howard W. Koch Jr.)
Charles H. Maguire ... executive producer

Music by 

Dave Grusin

Cinematography by 

William A. Fraker ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Robert C. Jones ... film editor
Don Zimmerman

Casting By 

Patricia Mock ... (as Pat Mock)

Production Design by 

Paul Sylbert

Art Direction by 

Edwin O'Donovan

Set Decoration by 

George Gaines

Costume Design by 

Richard Bruno

Makeup Department 

Lynda Gurasich ... hair stylist
Lee Harman ... makeup artist (as Lee Harmon)

Production Management 

Charles H. Maguire ... unit production manager
Lindsley Parsons Jr. ... executive production manager: Paramount (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Craig Huston ... second assistant director
Hawk Koch ... assistant director (as Howard W. Koch Jr.)
Craig R. Baxley ... second unit director (uncredited)
Richard H. Prince ... dga trainee (uncredited)

Art Department 

Alan Levine ... property master (as Allan Levine)
Robby Vandermark ... painter (uncredited)
Ralph Votaw ... labor foreman (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Richard Oswald ... sound effects editor (as Dick Oswald)
Tom Overton ... sound mixer (as Tommy Overton)
John Wilkinson ... re-recording mixer (as John K. Wilkinson)
Ken Dufva ... foley artist (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

R.A. MacDonald ... special effects (as Robert MacDonald)
Ken Speed ... special effects assistant (uncredited)

Stunts 

Craig R. Baxley ... stunt coordinator (uncredited) / stunt double: Warren Beatty (uncredited)
David Sharpe ... stunts: van driver (uncredited)
Dick Ziker ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Arthur Brooker ... key grip (as Art Brooker)
Nick McLean ... camera operator
Doug Pentek ... gaffer
Peter Sorel ... still photographer
Norman Lang ... electrician (uncredited)
John Reynolds ... lighting technician (uncredited)
Robert Samuels ... second assistant camera (uncredited)
Richard Walden ... additional first assistant camera (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Arlene Encell ... costumer: women
Michael W. Hoffman ... costumer: men (as Mike Hoffman)
Theadora Van Runkle ... costumes: Julie Christie and Dyan Cannon
Joan Joseff ... costume jeweller (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Elyane Bretherton ... assistant editor
Battle Davis ... assistant editor (as T. Battle Davis)

Music Department 

Michael Boddicker ... musician: synthesizer
Milton Lustig ... music editor
Dave Grusin ... conductor (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

James Davis ... transportation (as Jim Davis)
Charles Wholton ... transportation

Other crew 

Sam Bernstein ... production accountant
Helen Feibelmann ... assistant: Mr. Beatty
Wayne Fitzgerald ... title
Karen Hale Wookey ... script supervisor (as Karen Wookey)
Les Josephson ... technical consultant
David Leigh MacLeod ... administrative associate (as David L. MacLeod)
Frank O'Neill ... technical consultant
Mamie Mitchell ... office production assistant (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

See also

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