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Absence of Malice (1981) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Sydney Pollack

Writing Credits  

Kurt Luedtke ... (written by)
 
David Rayfiel ... (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Paul Newman ... Gallagher
Sally Field ... Megan
Bob Balaban ... Rosen
Melinda Dillon ... Teresa
Luther Adler ... Malderone
Barry Primus ... Waddell
Josef Sommer ... McAdam
John Harkins ... Davidek
Don Hood ... Quinn
Wilford Brimley ... Wells
Arnie Ross Arnie Ross ... Eddie Frost
Phanie Napoli Phanie Napoli ... Nickie (as Anna Marie Napoles)
Shelley Spurlock Shelley Spurlock ... Sarah Wylie
Shawn McAllister ... Hood 1
Joe Petrullo Joe Petrullo ... Hood 2
William Kerwin ... Walker (as Rooney Kerwin)
Oswaldo Calvo Oswaldo Calvo ... John
Clardy Malugen Clardy Malugen ... Donna
Sharon Anderson Sharon Anderson ... Secretary
Jody Wilson Jody Wilson ... Raggedy Lady
Ilse Earl Ilse Earl ... Nun
Alfredo Álvarez Calderón Alfredo Álvarez Calderón ... Rodriquez (as Alfredo Alvarez Calderon)
Pat Sullivan Pat Sullivan ... Meersma
Bill Hindman Bill Hindman ... Priest
John Archie John Archie ... FBI Agent
Timothy Hawkins Timothy Hawkins ... FBI Agent
Ricardo Márquez Ricardo Márquez ... FBI Agent (as Ricardo Marquez)
Patricia Matzdorff Patricia Matzdorff ... Susan
Diane Zolten Diane Zolten ... Reporter #1
Kathy Suergiu Kathy Suergiu ... Reporter #2
Jeff Gillen Jeff Gillen ... Reporter #3
Ted Bartsch Ted Bartsch ... Beverage Manager
Sugar Ray Mann Sugar Ray Mann ... Copy Boy
Richard O'Barry ... Driver (as Richard O'Feldman)
Chuck Lupo Chuck Lupo ... Dock Boy
John DiSanti ... Longshoreman (as John Di Santi)
Laurie V. Logan Laurie V. Logan ... McAdam's Assistant
Jack McDermott ... News Staff
Mark Harris Mark Harris ... News Staff
Barbara Keegan ... News Staff (as Bobbie-Ellyne Kosstrin)
Lynn Parraga Lynn Parraga ... News Staff
Lee Sandman Lee Sandman ... News Staff
Barry Hober Barry Hober ... News Staff
Gary Van Auken Gary Van Auken ... Marshal

Produced by 

Sydney Pollack ... producer
Ronald L. Schwary ... executive producer

Music by 

Dave Grusin

Cinematography by 

Owen Roizman

Film Editing by 

Sheldon Kahn

Production Design by 

Terence Marsh

Set Decoration by 

John Franco Jr.

Costume Design by 

Bernie Pollack

Makeup Department 

Terri Cannon ... hairstylist
Don L. Cash ... makeup artist
Dorothy J. Pearl ... makeup artist: Ms. Field (as Dorothy Pearl)

Production Management 

Ronald L. Schwary ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Rafael Elortegui ... second assistant director
David McGiffert ... assistant director

Art Department 

Edward Aiona ... property master (as Edward A. Aiona)
Robert Boettcher ... assistant property master
Willie Marceau ... construction foreman
William S. Maxwell III ... leadman
John A. Scott III ... leadman
Chuck Stein ... construction coordinator

Sound Department 

Ralph Babcock ... boom man
Neil Burrow ... sound editor
Tom E. Dahl ... re-recording mixer (as Tom Dahl)
Gordon Davidson ... supervising sound editor
Les Fresholtz ... re-recording mixer
Bert Hallberg ... sound mixer
Arthur Piantadosi ... re-recording mixer
Robert A. Reich ... sound editor
Chester Slomka ... sound editor (as Chester L. Slomka)

Camera and Electrical Department 

James Glennon ... camera operator
Rob Hahn ... camera assistant
Gary Holt ... gaffer
Bob Rose ... key grip
Beau Gillespie ... video playback operator (uncredited)
Martin Pitts ... camera operator: second unit (uncredited)
Tim Ryan ... dolly grip (uncredited)
Don Smetzer ... still photographer (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Robert M. Moore ... costumer: men (as Bob Moore)
Rita Salazar ... costumer: women

Editorial Department 

Lois Freeman ... associate editor
Joe Mosca ... assistant editor

Location Management 

Ned McLeod ... location manager

Music Department 

Else Blangsted ... music editor
Dan Wallin ... music scoring mixer
James Thatcher ... musician: French horn (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Michael McDuffee ... transportation captain (as Mike McDuffee)
Gerald R. Molen ... transportation coordinator
Hank Scelza ... transportation captain: Miami

Other crew 

Wilma Garscadden-Gahret ... script supervisor
Patricia Matzdorff ... production coordinator
Penny McCarthy ... assistant auditor
Ken Ryan ... auditor
Beverly Walker ... publicist
Moby Griffin ... marine coordinator (uncredited)
Ned McLeod ... additional footage director (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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