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The Karate Kid (1984) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

John G. Avildsen

Writing Credits  

Robert Mark Kamen ... (written by)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Ralph Macchio ... Daniel
Pat Morita ... Miyagi (as Noriyuki 'Pat' Morita)
Elisabeth Shue ... Ali
Martin Kove ... Kreese
Randee Heller ... Lucille
William Zabka ... Johnny
Ron Thomas ... Bobby
Rob Garrison ... Tommy
Chad McQueen ... Dutch
Tony O'Dell ... Jimmy
Israel Juarbe Israel Juarbe ... Freddy
William Bassett ... Mr. Mills
Larry B. Scott ... Jerry
Juli Fields Juli Fields ... Susan
Dana Andersen Dana Andersen ... Barbara
Frank Burt Avalon Frank Burt Avalon ... Chucky
Jeff Fishman Jeff Fishman ... Billy
Ken Daly Ken Daly ... Chris
Tom Fridley ... Alan
Pat E. Johnson ... Referee
Bruce Malmuth ... Ring Announcer
Darryl Vidal Darryl Vidal ... Karate Semi-Finalist
Frances Bay ... Lady with Dog
Christopher Kriesa ... Official
Bernie Kuby ... Mr. Harris (as Bernard Kuby)
Joan Lemmo Joan Lemmo ... Restaurant Manager
Helen Siff ... Cashier (as Helen J. Siff)
Larry Drake ... Yahoo #1
Abbott Alexander ... Yahoo #2 (as David Abbott)
Molly Basler Molly Basler ... Cheerleading Coach
Brian Davis Brian Davis ... Boy in Bathroom
David De Lange David De Lange ... Waiter
Erik Felix Erik Felix ... Karate Student
Peter Jason ... Soccer Coach
Todd Lookinland ... Chicken Boy
Clarence McGee Jr. Clarence McGee Jr. ... Referee #2
William Norren William Norren ... Doctor
Sam Scarber ... Referee #3
Scott Strader ... Eddie
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chris Casamassa ... Tournament Guest (uncredited)
Donald DeNoyer ... Karate Student (uncredited)
Charles Gallant Charles Gallant ... Karate Fan (uncredited)
Katheryn Gallant Katheryn Gallant ... Karate Fan (uncredited)
Kelly Gallant Kelly Gallant ... Karate Fan (uncredited)
Jeff Lawrence Jeff Lawrence ... Club Patron (uncredited)
David LeBell ... Guy at Halloween Dance (uncredited)
Tom Levy Tom Levy ... Cheering Kid (uncredited)
Freeman Love Freeman Love ... Waiter (uncredited)
Monty O'Grady ... Club Patron (uncredited)
Richard Patrick Richard Patrick ... Beachgoer (uncredited)
Stan Rodarte ... Student at dance (uncredited)
Andrew Shue ... Member of Cobra Kai (uncredited)
Sharon Spelman ... Mrs. Lawrence (Johnny's Mother) (uncredited)
Milanka Stevens Milanka Stevens ... Club Patron (uncredited)
Nico Stevens Nico Stevens ... Club Patron (uncredited)
Robert Strong Robert Strong ... Club Patron (uncredited)
Duff Tallahassee Duff Tallahassee ... Karate Fan #4 (uncredited)
Shannon Wilcox ... Mrs. Mills (uncredited)

Produced by 

R.J. Louis ... executive producer
Bud S. Smith ... associate producer (as Bud Smith)
Jerry Weintraub ... producer

Music by 

Bill Conti

Cinematography by 

James Crabe ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

John G. Avildsen
Walt Mulconery
Bud S. Smith ... (as Bud Smith)

Casting By 

Pennie DuPont
Caro Jones
Bonnie Timmermann

Production Design by 

William J. Cassidy

Set Decoration by 

John H. Anderson

Costume Design by 

Richard Bruno
Aida Swinson

Makeup Department 

E. Thomas Case ... makeup artist
Cheri Ruff ... hair stylist

Production Management 

Howard Pine ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Peter Choi ... trainee assistant director
Clifford C. Coleman ... first assistant director
Hope R. Goodwin ... second assistant director

Art Department 

Craig B. Ayers Sr. ... greensman
Sam Gordon ... property master
Mentor Huebner ... production illustrator
William F. Matthews ... set designer
Michael Muscarella ... construction coordinator

Sound Department 

Rick Ash ... foley mixer
Norval D. Crutcher ... sound effects editor
Samuel C. Crutcher ... sound effects editor
Thomas Cunliffe ... boom operator
Don Digirolamo ... re-recording mixer
Robert Glass ... re-recording mixer (as Robert J. Glass)
Dean Hodges ... sound mixer
J. Paul Huntsman ... post-production dialogue
Robert Knudson ... re-recording mixer (as Robert Knudsen)
Clive Taylor ... sound recordist
Glenn T. Morgan ... assistant sound editor (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Frank Toro ... special effects

Stunts 

Johnny Atkinson ... stunts (as John Atkinson)
Clarke Coleman ... stunts
David Crockett ... stunts
Fumio Demura ... stunts
Pat Green ... stunts
Gary Hallenbeck ... stunts (as Gary Hillenbeck)
Douglas Ivan ... stunts
Buck McDancer ... stunts
Bob Nichimura ... stunts
Pat Romano ... stunts (as Patrick Romano)
Ronnie Rondell Jr. ... stunts (as Ronnie Rondell)
Spike Silver ... stunts
Lance Turner ... stunts
Scott Wilder ... stunts
Luke LaFontaine ... stunts (uncredited)
Alan Oliney ... stunt coordinator (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Peter J. Breen ... dolly grip
Malcolm Bryce ... electrician
Allen D. Easton ... first assistant camera
Brad Edmiston ... first assistant camera
Joel Kirschner ... second assistant camera
John London ... key grip
Ross A. Maehl ... gaffer
Tom D. May ... best boy grip
Ralph Nelson ... still photographer (as Ralph Nelson Jr.)
Patrick G. Ralston ... best boy (as Pat Ralston)
Stephen St. John ... steadicam operator
Jonathan West ... camera operator
Don Zobel ... best boy

Editorial Department 

Richard Alderete ... associate editor
David Bernstein ... colorist: HDR mastering
Seth Flaum ... associate editor
M. Scott Smith ... associate editor

Location Management 

Richard Davis Jr. ... location manager (as Richard Davis)

Music Department 

Brooks Arthur ... music supervisor
James Atkinson ... musician: french horn
Bill Booth ... musician: trombone
Gene Cipriano ... musician
Vince De Rosa ... musician: french horn
Bob DiVall ... musician: trumpet
Bob Efford ... musician
Gary Foster ... musician
Stephen A. Hope ... music editor (as Steve Hope)
Tommy Johnson ... musician: tuba
Ronny Lang ... musician
Ronald Langinger ... musician
London Symphony Orchestra ... music performed by
Charlie Loper ... musician: trombone
Arthur Maebe ... musician: french horn
Richard Nash ... musician: trombone
Dick Noel ... musician: trombone
Brian O'Connor ... musician: french horn
Richard Perissi ... musician: french horn
Russ Regan ... music supervisor
George Roberts ... musician: trombone
Bob Sanders ... musician: trombone
Henry Sigismonti ... musician: french horn
Thomas Stevens ... musician: trumpet
Phillip A. Teele ... musician: trombone
Tony Terran ... musician: trumpet
Robert Tricarico ... musician
Lloyd Ulyate ... musician: trombone
Dan Wallin ... score mixer
Ernie Watts ... musician
Chauncey Welsch ... musician: trombone
Graham Young ... musician: trumpet
Gheorghe Zamfir ... musician: pan flute
Tom Boyd ... oboe soloist (uncredited)
Bill Conti ... conductor (uncredited) / music producer (uncredited) / score producer (uncredited)
Jack Eskew ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Richard Hazard ... orchestrator (uncredited)
The Hollywood Studio Symphony ... music performed by (uncredited)
Malcolm McNab ... musician: trumpet (uncredited)
Angela Morley ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Emil Richards ... musician: percussion (uncredited)
James Thatcher ... musician: French horn solos (uncredited)
Celia Weiner ... music editor (uncredited)

Script and Continuity Department 

Alvin Greenman ... script supervisor

Transportation Department 

Alan Falco ... transportation coordinator
Chris Haynes ... driver

Additional Crew 

Pete Emmet ... unit publicist
Jeannie Jeha ... production coordinator
Pat E. Johnson ... martial arts choreographer
Pat Romano ... instructor: bicycle riding (as Patrick Romano)
Thomas 'LaPuppet' Carroll ... personal conditional trainer: Ralph Macchio (uncredited)

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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