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Airplane! (1980) Poster

(1980)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Jim Abrahams
David Zucker
Jerry Zucker

Writing Credits  

Jim Abrahams ... (written for the screen by) &
David Zucker ... (written for the screen by) &
Jerry Zucker ... (written for the screen by)
 
Hall Bartlett ... (screenplay "Zero Hour") (uncredited)
John C. Champion ... (screenplay "Zero Hour") (uncredited)
Arthur Hailey ... (screenplay "Zero Hour") (uncredited)
Arthur Hailey ... (teleplay "Flight Into Danger") (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ... Roger Murdock (as Kareem Abdul-Jabaar)
Lloyd Bridges ... Steve McCroskey
Peter Graves ... Captain Clarence Oveur
Julie Hagerty ... Elaine Dickinson
Robert Hays ... Ted Striker
Leslie Nielsen ... Dr. Rumack
Lorna Patterson ... Randy
Robert Stack ... Captain Rex Kramer
Stephen Stucker Stephen Stucker ... Johnny Henshaw-Jacobs
Otto ... Otto
Jim Abrahams ... Religious Zealot #6
Frank Ashmore ... Victor Basta
Jonathan Banks ... Gunderson
Craig Berenson Craig Berenson ... Paul Carey
Barbara Billingsley ... Jive Lady
Lee Bryant ... Mrs. Hammen
Joyce Bulifant ... Mrs. Davis
Mae E. Campbell Mae E. Campbell ... Security Lady
Ted Chapman Ted Chapman ... Airport Steward
Jesse Emmett Jesse Emmett ... Man from India
Norman Alexander Gibbs Norman Alexander Gibbs ... First Jive Dude
Amy Gibson Amy Gibson ... Soldier's Girl
Marcy Goldman ... Mrs. Geline
Bob Gorman Bob Gorman ... Striped Controller (as Bobby Gorman)
Rossie Harris ... Joey
Maurice Hill Maurice Hill ... Reporter #3
David Hollander ... Young Boy with Coffee
James Hong ... Japanese General
Howard Honig Howard Honig ... Jack
Gregory Itzin ... Religious Zealot #1
Howard Jarvis ... Man in Taxi
Michael Laurence ... Newscaster
David Leisure ... First Krishna
Zachary Lewis Zachary Lewis ... Religious Zealot #3
Barbara Mallory ... Religious Zealot #2
Maureen McGovern ... Nun
Nora Meerbaum Nora Meerbaum ... Cocaine Lady
Mary Mercier Mary Mercier ... Shirley
Ethel Merman ... Lieutenant Hurwitz
Len Mooy Len Mooy ... Reporter #1
Ann Nelson ... Hanging Lady (as Ann M. Nelson)
Laura Nix Laura Nix ... Mrs. Hurwitz
John O'Leary John O'Leary ... Reporter #2
Cyril O'Reilly ... Soldier
Bill Porter Bill Porter ... Hospital Contortionist
Nicholas Pryor ... Mr. Hammen
Conrad E. Palmisano ... Religious Zealot #4 (as Conrad Palmisano)
Mallory Sandler Mallory Sandler ... L.A. Ticket Agent
Michelle Stacy ... Young Girl with Coffee
Robert Starr ... Religious Zealot #5
Barbara Stuart ... Mrs. Kramer
Lee Terri Lee Terri ... Mrs. Oveur
Kenneth Tobey ... Air Controller Neubauer
William Tregoe William Tregoe ... Jack Kirkpatrick
Hatsuo Uda Hatsuo Uda ... Japanese Newscaster
Herb Voland ... Air Controller Macias
Jimmie Walker ... Windshield Wiper Man
Jill Whelan ... Lisa Davis
Al White ... Second Jive Dude
John David Wilder John David Wilder ... Second Krishna (as John-David Wilder)
Windy Windy ... Horse
Jason Wingreen ... Dr. Brody
Louise Yaffe Louise Yaffe ... Mrs. Jaffe
Charlotte Zucker Charlotte Zucker ... Make-up Lady
David Zucker ... Ground Crewman #2
Jerry Zucker ... Ground Crewman #1
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Benjie Bancroft Benjie Bancroft ... Reporter (uncredited)
Larry Blake Larry Blake ... Upside-Down Man (uncredited)
Susan Breslau Susan Breslau ... Ticket Agent (uncredited)
Sandra Lee Gimpel ... Girl Scout in Bar (uncredited)
Leslie Hoffman ... Passenger in Terminal (uncredited)
Bill Kirchenbauer ... Captain Geline (uncredited)
Joyce Mandel Joyce Mandel ... Woman on Flight (uncredited)
John Marlin John Marlin ... Passenger in Terminal (uncredited)
Ernesto Molinari Ernesto Molinari ... Club Patron (uncredited)
Paula Marie Moody Paula Marie Moody ... Girl Scout in Bar (uncredited)
Kitten Natividad ... Bouncy Topless Woman on Plane (uncredited)
Robert Nevin Robert Nevin ... Other Doctor (uncredited)
Tony Regan Tony Regan ... Passenger (uncredited)
Patrick Reynolds ... Third Krishna (uncredited)
Leoda Richards ... Passenger (uncredited)
Sally Yarnell Sally Yarnell ... Passenger in Terminal (uncredited)

Produced by 

Jim Abrahams ... executive producer
Jon Davison ... producer (produced by)
Hunt Lowry ... associate producer
David Zucker ... executive producer
Jerry Zucker ... executive producer
Howard W. Koch ... executive producer (uncredited)

Music by 

Elmer Bernstein

Cinematography by 

Joseph F. Biroc ... director of photography (as Joseph Biroc)

Film Editing by 

Patrick Kennedy

Casting By 

Joel Thurm

Production Design by 

Ward Preston

Set Decoration by 

Anne D. McCulley

Costume Design by 

Rosanna Norton

Makeup Department 

Edwin Butterworth ... makeup artist
Joan Phillips ... hair stylist
Rob Bottin ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Bob Stein ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management 

Maurice Vaccarino ... unit production manager
Lindsley Parsons Jr. ... executive production manager: Paramount (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Daniel Attias ... dga trainee (as Dan Attias)
Kenneth D. Collins ... second assistant director (as Ken Collins)
Arne Schmidt ... first assistant director

Art Department 

Jeff Clark ... sign writer
Tom Crowl ... assistant property master
Wally Graham ... construction coordinator
Mike Higelmire ... lead person
Joseph E. Hubbard ... set designer (as Joe Hubbard)
Steven M. Levine ... property master (as Steven Levine)
David Jonas ... production illustrator (uncredited)

Sound Department 

David E. Campbell ... re-recording mixer (as David Campbell)
Jeff Clark ... assistant sound editor
Bill Henderson ... sound re-recording engineer
David J. Hudson ... re-recording mixer (as Dave Hudson)
Dennis Jones ... boom operator
Tom Overton ... sound recording mixer
John T. Reitz ... re-recording mixer
James Troutman ... sound editor (as Jim Troutman)
Alan Bernard ... sound (uncredited)
Terry Chambers ... sound editor (uncredited)
Jeremy Hoenack ... sound effects editor (uncredited)
Jayme S. Parker ... sound editor (uncredited)
Donald C. Rogers ... technical director of sound (uncredited)
Ronald L. Stirling ... boom operator (uncredited)
David A. Whittaker ... assistant sound editor (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

John Frazier ... special effects
Chris Walas ... special projects
Brian Bevis ... special effects crew (uncredited)
Ted Koerner ... special effects (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Max W. Anderson ... visual effects
Robert Blalack ... visual effects: MPI
Chris Casady ... visual effects: VCE
Donald Hansard Sr. ... process supervisor (as Donald Hansard)
Bill Hedge ... visual effects: Magic Lantern
Richard O. Helmer ... miniature special effects
Peter Kuran ... visual effects: VCE
Bruce Logan ... director of photography: special effects
Jamie Shourt ... visual effects: MPI (as James Shourt)
Paul Gentry ... director of photography: miniatures (uncredited)
David Merritt ... model maker: MPI (uncredited)
Christopher S. Ross ... special effects miniatures (uncredited)

Stunts 

Bruce Paul Barbour ... stunt performer
Debbie Evans ... stunt performer
Sandra Lee Gimpel ... stunt performer
Leslie Hoffman ... stunt performer
Conrad E. Palmisano ... stunt coordinator (as Conrad Palmisano)
C.D. Smith ... stunts
Leigh Walsh ... stunt double
Janet Brady ... stunts (uncredited)
Roger Creed ... stunt performer (uncredited)
Paula Dell ... stunts (uncredited)
Chuck Hayward ... stunt performer (uncredited)
Gene LeBell ... stunts (uncredited)
Paula Marie Moody ... stunt performer (uncredited)
Conrad E. Palmisano ... stunt double: Lloyd Bridges (uncredited) / stunt double: Robert Hays (uncredited)
Esther Palmisano ... stunt performer (uncredited)
Nick Palmisano ... stunt performer (uncredited)
Mary Peters ... stunts (uncredited)
Diane Peterson ... stunts (uncredited)
Dar Robinson ... stunts (uncredited)
Russell Saunders ... stunt performer (uncredited)
Rick Seaman ... stunts (uncredited)
Greg Walker ... stunts (uncredited)
Jesse Wayne ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Jamie Anderson ... assistant camera
Brink Brydon ... gaffer: effects unit
Jerry Deats ... grip: effects unit
Bill Decker ... grip
William E. Fitch ... grip
Larry Gilhooly ... gaffer
M. Todd Henry ... assistant camera (as Todd Henry)
Norman Lang ... electrician
Danny Marzolo ... electrical department
John Monte ... still photographer
Nick Papanickolas ... grip
Pete G. Papanickolas ... griplogy (as Pete Papanickolas)
Frederic J. Smith ... camera operator (as Frederick J. Smith)
Gary R. Wostak ... electrical department (as Gary Wostack)
Edmond Wright ... grip
Greg Langham ... lamp operator (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Susan Arnold ... additional casting
Wallis Nicita ... additional casting (as Wally Nicita)
Gretchen Rennell ... additional casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Aggie Lyon ... costume supervisor
Victoria Snow ... costumer

Editorial Department 

Scott K. Wallace ... assistant editor (as Scott Wallace)
Norman Alexander Gibbs ... dialogue: Jive (uncredited)
Al White ... dialogue: Jive (uncredited)

Music Department 

Allison Caine ... vocal effects advisor
Jeff Carson ... music editor
Kathy Durning ... music editor
David Spear ... orchestrator
Rick Baptist ... musician: trumpet (uncredited)
Elmer Bernstein ... conductor (uncredited) / orchestrator (uncredited)
Peter Bernstein ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Tom Boyd ... oboe soloist (uncredited)
Frank Comstock ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Norman Corey ... music preparation (uncredited)
Alexander Courage ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Vince De Rosa ... musician: French horn (uncredited)
Sandy DeCrescent ... music contractor (uncredited)
George Doering ... musician: guitar (uncredited)
Leonard A. Engel ... music editor (uncredited)
Allyn Ferguson ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Carl Fortina ... music coordinator (uncredited)
Dan Goldwasser ... soundtrack producer (uncredited)
Earle Hagen ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Jimmie Haskell ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Tommy Johnson ... musician: tuba (uncredited)
Jo Ann Kane ... music librarian (uncredited)
Alan Kaplan ... musician: trombone (uncredited)
Richard Lapham ... supervising music editor (uncredited)
Billy May ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Malcolm McNab ... musician: trumpet (uncredited)
Cynthia Millar ... musician: ondes martinot solo (uncredited)
Arthur Morton ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Richard Nash ... musician: trombone (uncredited)
Brian O'Connor ... musician: French horn (uncredited)
Richard Perissi ... musician: French horn (uncredited)
George Roberts ... musician: trombone (uncredited)
Shorty Rogers ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Ethmer Roten ... musician: flute (uncredited)
Patrick Russ ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Jim Self ... musician: tuba (uncredited)
Steven L. Smith ... music preparation (uncredited)
Herbert W. Spencer ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Fred Steiner ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Sylvester G. Strudwick ... musician: viola (uncredited)
Tommy Tedesco ... musician: guitar (uncredited)
James Thatcher ... musician: French horn (uncredited)
Dan Wallin ... score mixer (uncredited)
Booker White ... music preparation (uncredited)
Albert Woodbury ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Eugene Worsely Jr. ... musician: clarinet (uncredited)
Joe Zimmerman ... music preparation (uncredited)

Script and Continuity Department 

Nancy Hansen ... script supervisor

Transportation Department 

Glenda Baker ... transportation
Tom Baker ... transportation
Frank Khoury ... driver (uncredited)

Other crew 

Adam Culunga ... craft service
Michael Finnell ... generally in charge of a lot of things (as Mike Finnell)
Adolf Hitler ... worst boy (credit only)
Steve Kramer ... airport arrangements
Tom Mahoney ... choreographer
Sam Mattingly ... unit publicist
Dave Miller ... first aid
J.L. Mitchell ... wrangler
Betty Moos ... supervisor of production administration
Dan Perri ... title designer
Huey Redwine ... stand-in
Art Sarno ... unit publicist
Dick Webb ... wrangler
Larry Wilson ... magic consultant
Laurie Abdo ... secretary: Howard W. Koch (uncredited)
Raechel Donahue ... voice artist (uncredited)
Wayne D. Goldwyn ... location projectionist (uncredited)
Sheri Maruno ... secretary: Howard W. Koch (uncredited)
Dennis Park ... auditor (uncredited)

Thanks 

Laurie Abdo ... grateful acknowledgment
Jason Black ... grateful acknowledgment
Susan Breslau ... grateful acknowledgment
Nancy Cocuzzo ... grateful acknowledgment
Danice Hertz ... grateful acknowledgment
Erika Hiller ... grateful acknowledgment
Peter Ivers ... grateful acknowledgment
Kim Jorgensen ... special thanks
Dick Lowry ... grateful acknowledgment
Sheri Maruno ... grateful acknowledgment
Dennis Park ... grateful acknowledgment
Pat Proft ... special thanks
Karen Rasch ... grateful acknowledgment
Richard Raynis ... grateful acknowledgment
Robert Reilly ... grateful acknowledgment
Christopher S. Ross ... grateful acknowledgment (as Chris Ross)
Terry Shagin ... grateful acknowledgment
Sheila Sullivan ... grateful acknowledgment
Paul Turner ... grateful acknowledgment

See also

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