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To Live and Die in L.A. (1985) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

William Friedkin

Writing Credits  

Gerald Petievich ... (novel)
 
William Friedkin ... (screenplay) &
Gerald Petievich ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

William Petersen ... Richard Chance (as William L. Petersen)
Willem Dafoe ... Eric Masters
John Pankow ... John Vukovich
Debra Feuer ... Bianca Torres
John Turturro ... Carl Cody
Darlanne Fluegel ... Ruth Lanier (as Darlanne Fleugel)
Dean Stockwell ... Bob Grimes
Steve James ... Jeff Rice
Robert Downey Sr. ... Thomas Bateman (as Robert Downey)
Michael Greene Michael Greene ... Jim Hart
Christopher Allport ... Max Waxman
Jack Hoar Jack Hoar ... Jack
Valentin de Vargas ... Judge Filo Cedillo (as Val DeVargas)
Dwier Brown ... Doctor
Michael Chong ... Thomas Ling
Jacqueline Giroux ... Claudia Leith (as Jackely Giroux)
Michael Zand ... Terrorist
Bobby Bass ... FBI Agent
Dar Robinson ... FBI Agent (as Dar Allen Robinson)
Anne Betancourt ... Nurse
Katherine M. Louie Katherine M. Louie ... Ticket Agent
Edward Harrell Edward Harrell ... Airport Guard
Gilbert Espinoza Gilbert Espinoza ... Ultro's Bartender
John Petievich John Petievich ... Agent
Zarko Petievich Zarko Petievich ... Agent
Rick Dalton Rick Dalton ... Agent
Richard L. Lane Richard L. Lane ... Agent
Jack Cota Jack Cota ... Agent
Shirley J. White Shirley J. White ... Airline Passenger
Gerald H. Brownlee Gerald H. Brownlee ... Visiting Room Guard
David M. DuFriend David M. DuFriend ... Tower Guard
Rubén García Rubén García ... Inmate Ruben
Joe Duran Joe Duran ... Prison Guard
Bufort McClerkins Bufort McClerkins ... Prison Assailant (as Buford McClerkins)
Gregg Dandridge ... Prison Assailant
Donnie Williams Donnie Williams ... Rice's Friend
Earnest Hart Jr. Earnest Hart Jr. ... Rice's Friend
Thomas F. Duffy ... Credit Card Counterfeiter
Gerald Petievich Gerald Petievich ... Special Agent (as Gerry Petievich)
Mark Gash Mark Gash ... Mark Gash
Pat McGroarty Pat McGroarty ... Criminal
Brian Bradley Brian Bradley ... Tourist
Jane Leeves ... Serena / Dancer (as Jane Leaves)
Cherise Bates Cherise Bates ... Dancer (as Cherise Bate)
Michael Higgins Michael Higgins ... Dancer (as Michael W. Higgins)
Chris Latanzi Chris Latanzi ... Dancer (as Chris Lattanzi)
Shaun Earl Shaun Earl ... Dancer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tommy Bull ... Bit part (uncredited)
Gary Cole ... Man Chased by Richard Chance (uncredited)
Stevie Mack ... Basketball Player (uncredited)
Robin John Price ... Driver (uncredited)
Jason Ronard ... Man Chased by Richar (uncredited)
Joey Sotello Joey Sotello ... Secret Service Agent (uncredited)
Chris Tashima ... Extra (uncredited)
Antonino Garcia Tony Antonino Garcia Tony ... LAX Passenger (uncredited)

Produced by 

Irving H. Levin ... producer
Samuel Schulman ... executive producer
Bud S. Smith ... co-producer (as Bud Smith)

Music by 

Wang Chung

Cinematography by 

Robby Müller ... director of photography (as Robby Muller)

Film Editing by 

M. Scott Smith ... (as Scott Smith)

Casting By 

Robert Weiner ... (as Bob Weiner)

Production Design by 

Lilly Kilvert

Art Direction by 

Buddy Cone

Set Decoration by 

Cricket Rowland

Costume Design by 

Linda M. Bass ... (as Linda Bass)

Makeup Department 

Jeff Dawn ... head makeup artist (as Jefferson Dawn)
Michael Mills ... prosthetic makeup artist
Peter Tothpal ... hair stylist

Production Management 

John J. Smith ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Charles Myers ... first assistant director
Bob Roe ... second assistant director
Bud S. Smith ... second unit director (as Bud Smith)

Art Department 

Scott M. Anderson ... props
Raymond Camaioni ... carpenter
Dins Danielsen ... assistant art director (as Dins Danielson)
Rainer Fetting ... painter: Masters' paintings
Amanda J. Flick ... painter (as Amanda Flick)
Dennis Hoerter ... carpenter
Richard K. Hummel ... assistant set decorator (as Richard Hummel)
Jon Hutman ... set dresser
Portia Iversen ... assistant set decorator (as Portia Iverson)
William C. Jones ... carpenter (as William Jones)
Gavin McCune ... carpenter
John Stadelman ... set dresser
Frank Viviano ... construction coordinator
David E. Harshbarger ... props (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Gary Alexander ... re-recording mixer
Jeff Bushelman ... sound effects editor
Mike Dobie ... sound effects editor (as Michael Dobie)
Jean-Louis Ducarme ... sound recordist (as Jean-Louis DuCarme)
Louis L. Edemann ... sound effects editor
Jim Fitzpatrick ... stereo sound consultant: Dolby
Robert Glass ... re-recording mixer
Gary A. Hecker ... foley: artist
J. Paul Huntsman ... dialogue editor
Chris Jenkins ... re-recording mixer (as Christopher Jenkins)
Rodger Pardee ... sound recordist
Sergio Reyes ... re-recording mixer
Craig Clark ... assistant sound editor (uncredited)
Samuel C. Crutcher ... sound editor/design (uncredited)
Larry Kemp ... sound editor (uncredited)
Jerry Trent ... foley artist (uncredited)
Jay Wilkinson ... sound editor (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Phil Cory ... special effects (as Phil Corey)
Rocky Gehr ... special effects technician
Joe Montenegro ... special effects technician

Stunts 

Jeb Stuart Adams ... stunt player (as Jeb Adams)
Carl L. Anderson ... stunt player
Bobby Bass ... stunt player
Billy Bates ... stunt player
Kenny Bates ... stunt player (as Ken Bates)
Jophery C. Brown ... stunt player (as Jophery Brown)
Bobby Burns ... stunt player (as Bobby Andrew Burns)
Billy Burton ... stunt player (as Bill Burton)
David Carlton ... stunt player
John Casino ... stunt player
Phil Chong ... stunt player
Carl Ciarfalio ... stunt player
Ray Colbert ... stunt player
Clarke Coleman ... stunt player
Jim Connors ... stunt player
Wally Crowder ... stunt player
Tim Culbertson ... stunt player
Jay C. Currin ... stunt player
Jeff Dashnaw ... stunt player
Steve M. Davison ... stunt player
Tim A. Davison ... stunt player
Justin De Rosa ... stunt player (as Justin DeRosa)
Eddy Donno ... stunt player
Doc Duhame ... stunt player
David R. Ellis ... stunt player
Richard M. Ellis ... stunt player
Kenny Endoso ... stunt player
Tony Epper ... stunt player
Erik Felix ... stunt player
Glory Fioramonti ... stunt player (as Gloria Fioramanti)
Pat Green ... stunt player
James M. Halty ... stunt player
Orwin C. Harvey ... stunt player
Steve Holladay ... stunt player
Larry Holt ... stunt player (as Larry E. Holt)
Billy Hank Hooker ... stunt player (as Bill [Hank] Hooker)
Buddy Joe Hooker ... stunt coordinator: driving and chase sequences / stunt player
Hugh Hooker ... stunt player (as Hugh M. Hooker)
Richard Hooker ... stunt player
Tommy J. Huff ... stunt player (as Thomas J. Huff)
Gary Hymes ... stunt player
Loren Janes ... stunt player
Michael John ... stunt driver
Pat E. Johnson ... stunt coordinator: fight sequences
Matt Johnston ... stunt player (as Matt Johnson)
Donna Keegan ... stunt player (as Donna M. Keegan)
Henry Kingi ... stunt player
Billy D. Lucas ... stunt player
Tony Margulies ... stunt driver
Pat McGroarty ... stunt player
Gary McLarty ... stunt player
Pat J. McNamara ... stunt player
John Meier ... stunt player (as John C. Meier)
Charly Morgan ... stunt player (as Charly Marie Morgan)
Jimmy Nickerson ... stunt player
Manny Perry ... stunt player (as Manuel Perry)
Jon Conrad Pochron ... stunt player (as Jon Pochran)
Chad Randall ... stunt player
Cyndi Lee Rice ... stunt player (as Cynthia Lee Rice)
Jean Riddel ... stunt player
Vernon Rieta ... stunt player
Dar Robinson ... stunt player (as Dar Allen Robinson)
Danny Rogers ... stunt player
Pat Romano ... stunt player (as Patrick Romano)
Ronnie Rondell Jr. ... stunt player (as Ronald Rondell)
R.A. Rondell ... stunt player
Debby Lynn Ross ... stunt player
Michael Runyard ... stunt player (as Mike Runyard)
Ray Saniger ... stunt player
Dennis Scott ... stunt player (as Dennis R. Scott)
Keith Tellez ... stunt player
David Welch ... stunt player (as David H. Welch)
Scott Wilder ... stunt player
Dick Ziker ... stunt player
Tommy J. Huff ... truck stunts (uncredited)
Dan Koko ... stunt safety (uncredited)
George A. Sack Jr. ... stunts (uncredited)
Chris Sundlee ... stunt driver (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Jack English ... gaffer: second unit
Robert K. Feldmann ... key grip (as Robert Feldman)
Bob Field ... electrician (as Robert Field)
Kevin Galbraith ... electrician
Greg Gardiner ... chief lighting technician
Bill Guerre ... grip
Scott Guthrie ... best boy electric
Michael P. May ... second assistant camera: additional photography
Tim Moore ... grip (as Timothy Moore)
John Roy Morgan ... Key Grip second unit
Jane O'Neal ... still photographer
Les Percy ... best boy grip (as Lesley Percy)
Robert D. Yeoman ... director of photography: second unit/additional photograph (as Robert Yeoman)
Henry Minski ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Randy Nolen ... steadicam operator (uncredited)
Vance Piper ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Jonathan Sharpe ... first assistant camera: second unit (uncredited)
Newton TerMeer ... gaffer: second unit (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Gregg Smith ... dance casting
Gary M. Zuckerbrod ... casting associate

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Susie DeSanto ... costume supervisor
Marina Spadafora ... wardrobe

Editorial Department 

Sonny Baskin ... assistant film editor
Donah Bassett ... negative cutter
Aubrey Head ... color timer
Jere Huggins ... additional editor
Joe Mosca ... assistant film editor (as Joseph Mosca)
Richard Ritchie ... color timer (as Dick Ritchie)
Bud S. Smith ... supervising film editor (as Bud Smith)
Jill Smith ... assistant film editor

Location Management 

Michael Healy ... location manager
Michael Helfand ... assistant location manager

Music Department 

Greg Fulginiti ... music engineer
Wang Chung ... music performer

Script and Continuity Department 

Jackie Saunders ... script supervisor

Transportation Department 

Richard M. Brasic ... transportation captain (as Richard Brasic)
Jeff F. Renfro ... transportation coordinator (as Jeffrey Renfro)
Olivia Varnado ... transportation captain
Jack Carpenter ... driver: camera car (uncredited)
Ralph D. Carpenter ... driver: camera car (uncredited)
Hugh Kelly ... driver (uncredited)
Frank Khoury ... driver (uncredited)

Additional Crew 

Cherise Bates ... dancer (as Cherise Bate)
Barry Bedig ... consultant
Cynthia Chvatal ... assistant: William Friedkin (as Cindy Chvatal)
Kevin Deon ... production assistant
Shaun Earl ... dancer
Pablo Ferro ... consultant
Lesli Linka Glatter ... choreographer
Diana Gold ... post-production auditor
Michael Higgins ... dancer (as Michael W. Higgins)
Robert Jellen ... insurance provider: Albert G. Ruben & Company, Inc. (as Bob Jellen)
Adele Joseph ... assistant: William Friedkin
Alan Ladd Jr. ... presenter
Chris Latanzi ... dancer (as Chris Lattanzi)
Jane Leeves ... dancer (as Jane Leaves)
Betsy Oliver Luhrsen ... production secretary
Dianne Mapp-Cheek ... production coordinator (as Dianne Lisa Cheek)
Gil Miller ... institutional coordinator: prison
Larry Rovetti ... lab consultant
Michelle Troxell ... assistant to producers (as Michele Troxell)
Woody Wilcoxan ... technical advisor: prison
Bill Bennett ... terra-flite operator (uncredited)
Terry Edinger ... post-production accountant (uncredited)
Michael Parkhurst ... marketing consultant (uncredited) / technical advisor (uncredited)
Gerald Petievich ... police technical advisor (uncredited)
Theresa Shepherd ... caterer (uncredited)
Mike Sudrow ... weapons specialist (uncredited)

See also

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