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Breaking Away (1979) Poster

(1979)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Peter Yates

Writing Credits  

Steve Tesich ... (written by)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Dennis Christopher ... Dave
Dennis Quaid ... Mike
Daniel Stern ... Cyril
Jackie Earle Haley ... Moocher
Barbara Barrie ... Mom
Paul Dooley ... Dad
Robyn Douglass ... Katherine
Hart Bochner ... Rod
Amy Wright ... Nancy
Peter Maloney ... Doctor
John Ashton ... Mike's Brother
Lisa Shure Lisa Shure ... French Girl
Jennifer K. Mickel Jennifer K. Mickel ... Girl
P.J. Soles ... Suzy (as Pamela Jayne Soles)
David K. Blase David K. Blase ... 500 Race Announcer
William S. Armstrong William S. Armstrong ... 500 Race Official
Howard S. Wilcox Howard S. Wilcox ... 500 Race Official
J.F. Brière J.F. Brière ... Mr. York (as J.F. Briere)
Carlos Sintes Carlos Sintes ... Italian Rider
Eddy Van Guyse Eddy Van Guyse ... Italian Rider
Alvin E. Bailey Alvin E. Bailey ... Stone Cutter
Harold Elgar Harold Elgar ... Stone Cutter
Floyd E. Todd Floyd E. Todd ... Stone Cutter
Robert Woolery Robert Woolery ... Stone Cutter
Russell E. Freeman Russell E. Freeman ... Stone Cutter
Jimmy Grant Jimmy Grant ... Black Student Leader
Gail L. Horton Gail L. Horton ... Fight Spectator
Woody Hueston Woody Hueston ... Owner of Car Wash
Jennifer F. Nolan Jennifer F. Nolan ... Anthem Singer
Nora Owens Nora Owens ... Woman
Douglas Rafferty Douglas Rafferty ... Sports Announcer
Bill Ringgenberg Bill Ringgenberg ... Race Starter
John W. Ryan John W. Ryan ... University President (as Dr. John W. Ryan)
Morris Salzman Morris Salzman ... Blond Guy
Tom Schwoegler Tom Schwoegler ... Team Captain
Mike Silveus Mike Silveus ... Homecoming Car Kid
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gregg Forrest Gregg Forrest ... (uncredited)
Steve Mirer Steve Mirer ... Student (uncredited)
Tom Ohmer ... Fraternity Jock (uncredited)
Bart A. Reed Bart A. Reed ... Student (uncredited)
John Vande Velde John Vande Velde ... Italian Rider (uncredited)

Produced by 

Art Levinson ... associate producer
Peter Yates ... producer

Cinematography by 

Matthew F. Leonetti ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Cynthia Scheider ... (edited by)

Casting By 

Jane Feinberg
Mike Fenton

Art Direction by 

Patrizia von Brandenstein ... (as Patrizia Von Brandenstein)

Set Decoration by 

Lee Poll

Costume Design by 

Betsy Cox

Makeup Department 

Marvin G. Westmore ... makeup artist (as Marvin Westmore)

Production Management 

Art Levinson ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

William S. Beasley ... second assistant director (as Bill Beasley)
Michael Grillo ... assistant director (as Mike Grillo)

Art Department 

Mark Wade ... property master

Sound Department 

Bud Alper ... production mixer
Neil L. Kaufman ... assistant sound editor
Michael Moyse ... sound editor
Dan Sable ... sound editor
Theodore Soderberg ... re-recording mixer (as Ted Soderberg)
Paul Wells ... re-recording mixer
Douglas O. Williams ... re-recording mixer
Beau Baker ... sound (uncredited)
Leslie Gaulin ... assistant sound editor (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Ira Anderson Jr. ... special effects

Stunts 

Conrad E. Palmisano ... stunt coordinator
Diamond Farnsworth ... stunts (uncredited)
Conrad E. Palmisano ... stunt double: Dennis Christopher (uncredited) / stunt double: Dennis Quaid (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

James Glennon ... camera operator
John J. Linder ... key grip (as John Linder)
Mike Weathers ... gaffer
Don Smetzer ... still photographer (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Victoria Snow ... costumer: ladies

Editorial Department 

Jonathan Cohen ... assistant editor
Jonathan Day ... assistant editor

Location Management 

James Koehler ... location auditor
Michael King ... location manager (uncredited)

Music Department 

Leonard A. Engel ... music editor (as Len Engel)
John Neal ... scoring mixer
Lionel Newman ... conductor
Herbert W. Spencer ... orchestrator (as Herbert Spencer)
Val Stuart ... singer: opera arias
Patrick Williams ... music adaptor
Dale Anderson ... musician: percussion (uncredited)
Miles Anderson ... musician: trombone (uncredited)
Israel Baker ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Arnold Belnick ... musician: violin (uncredited)
John Berkman ... musician: keyboards (uncredited)
Dennis Budimir ... musician: guitar (uncredited)
Larry Bunker ... musician: percussion (uncredited)
Pete Chrislieb ... musician: saxophone (uncredited)
Herman Clebanoff ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Don Cristlieb ... musician: bassoon (uncredited)
Douglas Davis ... musician: cello (uncredited)
Vince De Rosa ... musician: french horn (uncredited)
James Decker ... musician: french horn (uncredited)
Bonnie Jean Douglas ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Assa Drori ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Earl Dumler ... musician: oboe (uncredited)
James Dunham ... musician: viola (uncredited)
Dominick Fera ... musician: clarinet (uncredited)
Bob Findley ... musician: trumpet (uncredited)
Chuck Findley ... musician: trumpet (uncredited)
Ralph Grierson ... musician: keyboards (uncredited)
Alan Harshman ... musician: viola (uncredited)
Clayton Haslop ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Alton Hendrickson ... musician: guitar (uncredited)
Jim Hughart ... musician: electric bass (uncredited)
Tommy Johnson ... musician: tuba (uncredited)
Karen Jones ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Nathan Kaproff ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Milton Kestenbaum ... musician: bass (uncredited)
Janet Lakatos ... musician: viola (uncredited)
Virginia Majewski ... musician: viola (uncredited)
Jack Marsh ... musician: bassoon (uncredited)
Tim May ... musician: guitar (uncredited)
Malcolm McNab ... musician: trumpet (uncredited)
Ed Meares ... musician: bass (uncredited)
Peter Mercurio ... musician: bass (uncredited)
Carole Mukagawa ... musician: viola (uncredited)
Richard Nash ... musician: trombone (uncredited)
John Neufeld ... musician: clarinet (uncredited)
David Newman ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Earl Palmer ... musician: percussion (uncredited)
Jack Pepper ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Emil Richards ... musician: percussion (uncredited)
Gale Robinson ... musician: french horn (uncredited)
Steve Schaeffer ... musician: percussion (uncredited)
Harry Schmidt ... musician: french horn (uncredited)
Gordon Schoneberg ... musician: oboe (uncredited)
Erica Sharp ... musician: violin (uncredited)
David Shostac ... musician: flute (uncredited)
Haim Shtrum ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Paul Shure ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Eleanor Slatkin ... musician: cello (uncredited)
David Speltz ... musician: cello (uncredited)
Ann Stockton ... musician: harp (uncredited)
Sheridon Stokes ... musician: flute (uncredited)
Robert Sushel ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Tommy Tedesco ... musician: guitar (uncredited)
Phillip A. Teele ... musician: trombone (uncredited)
Milton Thomas ... musician: viola (uncredited)
Louise Di Tullio ... musician: flute (uncredited)
Miwako Watanabe ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Jerry Williams ... musician: percussion (uncredited)
Mary Louise Zeyen ... musician: cello (uncredited)
Bob Zimmitti ... musician: percussion (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Jerry F. Johnson ... transportation coordinator (as Jerry Johnson)

Other crew 

William S. Armstrong ... technical advisor: "Little 500"
Ana Maria Quintana ... script supervisor
Elise Rohden ... production coordinator
Gary Rybar ... bicycle coach / bicycle rider
Tom Schwoegler ... bicycle coach / bicycle mechanic
Gary Russell ... stand-in (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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