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Terms of Endearment (1983) Poster

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Directed by 

James L. Brooks

Writing Credits  

Larry McMurtry ... (based on the novel by)
 
James L. Brooks ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Shirley MacLaine ... Aurora Greenway
Debra Winger ... Emma Horton
Jack Nicholson ... Garrett Breedlove
Danny DeVito ... Vernon Dahlart
Jeff Daniels ... Flap Horton
John Lithgow ... Sam Burns
Lisa Hart Carroll ... Patsy Clark
Betty King Betty King ... Rosie Dunlop (as Betty R. King)
Huckleberry Fox ... Teddy Horton
Troy Bishop ... Tommy Horton
Shane Serwin Shane Serwin ... Younger Tommy Horton
Megan Morris Megan Morris ... Melanie Horton
Tara Yeakey Tara Yeakey ... Baby Melanie
Norman Bennett ... Edward Johnson
Jennifer Josey Jennifer Josey ... Young Emma
Kate Charleson Kate Charleson ... Janice
Tom Wees Tom Wees ... Dr. Budge
Paul Menzel Paul Menzel ... Dr. Maise
F. William Parker ... Doctor
Amanda Watkins Amanda Watkins ... Meg
Buddy Gilbert Buddy Gilbert ... Dr. Ratcher
David Wohl ... Phil
Shelley K. Nielsen Shelley K. Nielsen ... Nurse (as Shelley K. Nielsen R.N.)
Bette Croissant Bette Croissant ... Nurse
Charles Beall Charles Beall ... Rudyard's Employer
Lelise Folse Lelise Folse ... Doris
Sharisse Baker-Bernard Sharisse Baker-Bernard ... Lee Anne (as Sharisse Baker)
Judy Dickerson Judy Dickerson ... Checkout Girl (as Judith A. Dickerson)
Devon O'Brien Devon O'Brien ... Lizbeth
Dana Vance Dana Vance ... Victoria
Alexandra O'Karma Alexandra O'Karma ... Jane
Nancy Mette ... Woman at Party (as Nancy E. Mette)
Holly Holmberg Brooks Holly Holmberg Brooks ... T.J. (as Holly Beth Holmberg)
Lear Levin Lear Levin ... Jack Stern
Albert Brooks ... Rudyard (voice) (as A. Brooks)
Lanier Whilden Lanier Whilden ... Patsy's Mother
Helen Stauffer Helen Stauffer ... Flap's Secretary
Barbara Balik Barbara Balik ... Woman
Michelle Watkins Michelle Watkins ... Woman
John C. Conger John C. Conger ... Moving Man
Sandra Newkirk Sandra Newkirk ... Mrs. Johnson
Elaine McGown Elaine McGown ... Elaine McGown
Mary Kay Place ... Doris (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Boles ... College Student (uncredited)
Peg Sheldrick ... Hospital Patient (uncredited)

Produced by 

James L. Brooks ... producer
Penney Finkelman Cox ... co-producer (as Penney Finkelman)
Martin Jurow ... co-producer

Music by 

Michael Gore ... (music composed by)

Cinematography by 

Andrzej Bartkowiak ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Richard Marks

Casting By 

Ellen Chenoweth
Juliet Taylor

Production Design by 

Polly Platt

Art Direction by 

Harold Michelson

Set Decoration by 

Anthony Mondell ... (set decorations)
Tom Pedigo ... (set decorations)

Costume Design by 

Kristi Zea

Makeup Department 

Gerry Leetch ... hair stylist (as Gerry Becker Leetch)
Ben Nye Jr. ... makeup
Kaye Pownall ... hair stylist
Bron Roylance ... makeup artist
Julie C. Steffes ... body makeup

Production Management 

Austen Jewell ... unit production manager
Ira Marvin ... unit production supervisor: New York

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Marty P. Ewing ... second assistant director
Joel Segal ... dga trainee (as Joel B. Segal)
Albert M. Shapiro ... first assistant director (as Albert Shapiro)

Art Department 

Terry E. Lewis ... property master
David Q. Quick ... assistant props
John J. Rutchland Jr. ... construction coordinator (as John J. Rutchland)
Sandy Veneziano ... set designer
Richard A. Villalobos ... leadman
Thomas J. Wright ... storyboard illustrator (as Thomas Wright)
John J. Rutchland III ... General Foreman (uncredited)

Sound Department 

James R. Alexander ... sound mixer (as James Alexander)
Terry Lynn Allen ... sound editor
Cheryl Bloch ... sound assistant
Irene Bowers ... sound assistant
Norval D. Crutcher ... supervising sound editor
Samuel C. Crutcher ... sound editor
Joanne D'Antonio ... sound editor
Bruce Fortune ... sound assistant (as Bruce D. Fortune)
Cecelia Hall ... sound editor
Rick Kline ... re-recording mixer
Barbara Fallick Marks ... dialogue looping editor
Donald O. Mitchell ... re-recording mixer
Kevin O'Connell ... re-recording mixer
Andrew Patterson ... sound editor
Jerry Rosenthal ... sound editor
James Sabat ... sound mixer: New York
Larry Singer ... dialogue looping editor
Stephen Stalheim ... sound apprentice (as Stephen M. Stalheim)
George Watters II ... sound editor
Greg Agalsoff ... boom operator (uncredited)
Greg Orloff ... foley recordist (uncredited)
John Roesch ... foley artist (uncredited)
Joan Rowe ... foley artist (uncredited)
Mark Server ... boom operator (uncredited)
Clive Taylor ... sound recordist (uncredited)

Stunts 

Jeannie Epper ... stunts
Alan Gibbs ... stunts (as Alan R. Gibbs) / stunt double: Jack Nicholson (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Dustin Blauvelt ... first assistant camera
William E. Fitch ... Rigging Grip
Maggie Fox ... second assistant camera
Steven Hiller ... second assistant camera (as Steve Hiller)
Billy Miller ... key grip
Dick Mingalone ... camera operator: New York
Don Reddy ... camera operator
Zade Rosenthal ... still photographer
Dusty Wallace ... gaffer
Doug Willis ... dolly grip (as Douglas Willis)
Craig DiBona ... camera operator b (uncredited)
Jack E. McLean Jr. ... electrician (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Jackie Beavers ... location casting: Nebraska
Sylvia Fay ... casting: bits and extras, New York
Paula Herold ... casting associate
Liz Keigley ... location casting: Texas, Doster-Keigley and Rhodes
Shari Rhodes ... location casting: Texas, Doster-Keigley and Rhodes

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Tony Faso ... costumer: men's (as Anthony J. Faso)
Oda Groeschel ... costumer: women's
Jennifer L. Parsons ... costumer: women's
Mark Burchard ... wardrobe (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Albert Coleman ... assistant editor
Jeff Freeman ... assistant editor
Jane Schwartz Jaffe ... first assistant editor
Lawrence Jordan ... apprentice editor (as Larry Fallick)
Lee Rasson ... apprentice editor
Sidney Wolinsky ... additional film editor

Location Management 

Brian Brosnan ... location manager: Nebraska
Sandra Rabins ... location auditor
Susan Vogelfang ... location manager: Texas

Music Department 

Bob Badami ... music editor (as Robert Badami)
Richard Hazard ... conductor / orchestrator
Dan Wallin ... music recording mixer

Script and Continuity Department 

Rosemary Dorsey ... script supervisor
Meta Rebner ... script supervisor (as Meta D. Wilde)

Transportation Department 

Michael McDuffee ... transportation coordinator
Chris Haynes ... driver (uncredited)
Dan Marrow ... transportation captain (uncredited)
Marti Wells ... driver (uncredited)

Other crew 

Kimberly Allen ... support personnel
Lea Andrews ... secretary: Austen Jewell
David Davis ... special advisor
Barbara Duncan ... assistant: James L. Brooks
Wayne Fitzgerald ... title design
Harold Fowler ... first aid
Paul Germain ... support personnel
Mark Gutierrez ... support personnel
Mark Harrah ... technical advisor
Anne Thompson ... unit publicist
Ron Mitchell ... production assistant (uncredited)

Thanks 

Sheila Exstrom ... the producers would like to thank: for his contributions to the making of "Terms of Endearment" (as Sheila Exstrom R.N. C.N.A.A.)
Timothy S. Gee ... the producers would like to thank: for his contributions to the making of "Terms of Endearment" (as Timothy S. Gee M.D.)
Holly Holmberg Brooks ... special thanks (as Holly Brooks)
Richard Sakai ... the producers would like to thank: for his contributions to the making of "Terms of Endearment"
Guy Serwin ... the producers would like to thank: for his contributions to the making of "Terms of Endearment" (as Mr. Guy Serwin)
Mrs. Guy Serwin ... the producers would like to thank: for her contributions to the making of "Terms of Endearment"
Crew verified as complete

See also

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