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The Jerk (1979) Poster

(1979)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Carl Reiner

Writing Credits  

Steve Martin ... (screenplay) &
Carl Gottlieb ... (screenplay) &
Michael Elias ... (screenplay)
 
Steve Martin ... (story) &
Carl Gottlieb ... (story)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Steve Martin ... Navin / Cat Juggler (as Pig Eye Jackson also)
Bernadette Peters ... Marie
Catlin Adams ... Patty Bernstein
Mabel King ... Mother
Richard Ward ... Father
Dick Anthony Williams ... Taj
Bill Macy ... Stan Fox
M. Emmet Walsh ... Madman
Dick O'Neill ... Frosty
Maurice Evans ... Hobart
Helena Carroll Helena Carroll ... Hester
Renn Woods ... Elvira (as Ren Wood)
Pepe Serna ... Punk #1
Sonny Terry Sonny Terry ... Blues Singer
Brownie McGhee Brownie McGhee ... Blues Singer (as Brownie McGee)
Jackie Mason ... Harry Hartounian
David Landsberg ... Bank Manager
Domingo Ambriz Domingo Ambriz ... Father De Cordoba
Richard Foronjy ... Con Man
Lenny Montana ... Con Man
Carl Gottlieb ... Iron Balls McGinty
Clete Roberts ... Announcer
Frances E. Williams Frances E. Williams ... Grandma Johnson
Lydia McGhee ... Cleotis Johnson
Niko Denise Holmes Niko Denise Holmes ... Satch Johnson
Shawn Harris Shawn Harris ... Pierre Johnson
Nyles Harris Nyles Harris ... Leroy Johnson (as Niles Harris)
Susan Denise Harrison Susan Denise Harrison ... Lisa Johnson
Douglas S. Close Douglas S. Close ... Fireman
Sharon Johansen Sharon Johansen ... Mrs. Hartounian
Trinidad Silva ... Punk
Alston Ahern Alston Ahern ... Bride
Lawrence Green Lawrence Green ... Father of Bride
Ken Magee Ken Magee ... Carnival Rube
Tom J. Delaney Tom J. Delaney ... Tourist
Alfred Dennis ... Irving
Marc Loge Marc Loge ... Farm Boy
Jon Leichter Jon Leichter ... Billy
Lillian Adams ... Tillie
Joe Lynn Joe Lynn ... Voodoo Dancer
Maurice Marsac ... French Waiter
Gene LeBell Gene LeBell ... Con Man (as Gene Lebell)
Fred Lerner ... Con Man
Jerry G. Velasco Jerry G. Velasco ... Man in Garden
Kimberly Cameron ... Disco Party
Elizabeth Macey Elizabeth Macey ... Disco Party
Richie Reiner Richie Reiner ... Disco Party
Daniel Trevor Daniel Trevor ... Disco Party
Carl Reiner ... Carl Reiner The Celebrity (as Carl Reiner The Celebrity)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Luis Contreras ... Extra in 'Cat Juggling' Scene (uncredited)
Larry Hankin ... Circus Hand (uncredited)
Lars Hensen Lars Hensen ... Bum (uncredited)
Howard Hesseman ... Carnival Worker (uncredited)
Flower Parry Flower Parry ... Bag Lady (uncredited)
Rob Reiner ... Truck Driver Picking Up Navin (uncredited)
Gailard Sartain ... Guy with Cracked Airplane Seats (uncredited)
William Schallert ... Judge M.A. Loring (uncredited)

Produced by 

Peter Macgregor-Scott ... associate producer
William E. McEuen ... producer
David V. Picker ... producer

Music by 

Jack Elliott

Cinematography by 

Victor J. Kemper ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Bud Molin
Ron Spang

Casting By 

Geno Havens ... (as Gino Havens)
Penny Perry

Production Design by 

Jack T. Collis

Set Decoration by 

Richard C. Goddard ... (as Richard Goddard) (set decorations)

Costume Design by 

Theadora Van Runkle

Makeup Department 

Del Acevedo ... makeup artist
Barbara Lorenz ... hair stylist

Production Management 

Peter Macgregor-Scott ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Newt Arnold ... first assistant director (as Newton Arnold)
Ed Milkovich ... second assistant director

Art Department 

Joseph E. Hubbard ... set designer (as Joe Hubbard)
Ed Karas ... construction foreman
Johnny Lattanzio ... paint foreman (as John Lattanzio)
Dennis J. Parrish ... property master (as Dennis Parrish)

Sound Department 

Gordon Daniel ... sound effects editor
Marvin I. Kosberg ... loop dialogue editor
Gilbert D. Marchant ... sound effects editor (as Gil Marchant)
William L. McCaughey ... sound rerecording
Hoppy Mehterian ... sound rerecording
Eddie Nelson ... sound rerecording
Anthony Palk ... sound effects editor (as Tony Polk)
Keith Stafford ... sound effects editor
Charles M. Wilborn ... sound
Robert Nichols II ... sound recordist (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Henry Millar ... special effects

Stunts 

Debbie Evans ... stunts
Conrad E. Palmisano ... stunt coordinator (as Conrad Palmisano) / stunt double: Steve Martin
Bruce Paul Barbour ... stunt performer (uncredited)
David S. Cass Sr. ... stunts (uncredited)
Jeannie Epper ... stunts (uncredited)
Diane Peterson ... stunts (uncredited)
Rick Seaman ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Marion Ball Jr. ... grip
William E. Fitch ... Rigging Grip
Earl Gilbert ... gaffer
Rhio Haessig ... best boy
Robert Marta ... assistant cameraman
Gaylin P. Schultz ... key grip (as Gaylin Schultz)
Bernie Schwartz ... best boy
Robert C. Thomas ... camera operator (as Robert Thomas)
Stephen Vaughan ... stills
David Augsburger ... second assistant camera (uncredited)
Douglas Kirkland ... still photographer (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

April Ferry ... costume supervisor
Michael J. Harte ... costume supervisor

Editorial Department 

Ron Spang ... additional editor

Location Management 

Dow Griffith ... location manager

Music Department 

Jack Elliott ... conductor
Milton Lustig ... music editor
Jon Charles ... orchestrator (uncredited)
George Doering ... musician (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Craig Pinkard ... transportation captain
'Bud' Williams ... transportation co-captain (as Bud Williams)

Other crew 

Betty Glickman ... assistant to producer
Terry Robertson ... production secretary
Bill Rodenbaugh ... accountant (as William Rodenbaugh)
Marshall J. Wolins ... script supervisor (as Marshal Wolins)
Wayne D. Goldwyn ... location projectionist (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

See also

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