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Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

John Hughes

Writing Credits  

John Hughes ... (written by)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Steve Martin ... Neal Page
John Candy ... Del Griffith
Laila Robins ... Susan Page
Michael McKean ... State Trooper
Kevin Bacon ... Taxi Racer
Dylan Baker ... Owen
Carol Bruce ... Joy
Olivia Burnette ... Marti
Diana Douglas ... Peg
Martin Ferrero ... Second Motel Clerk
Larry Hankin ... Doobie
Richard Herd ... Walt
Susan Kellermann ... Waitress (as Susan Kellerman)
Matthew Lawrence ... Little Neal
Edie McClurg ... Car Rental Agent
George Petrie ... Martin (as George O. Petrie)
Gary Riley ... Motel Thief
Charles Tyner ... Gus
Susan Isaacs ... Marie
Lulie Newcomb Lulie Newcomb ... Owen's Wife
John Randolph Jones ... Cab Dispatcher
Nick Wyman Nick Wyman ... New York Lawyer (as Nicholas Wyman)
Gaetano Lisi Gaetano Lisi ... Cab Driver - New York
Diana Castle ... Stewardess
Julie H. Morgan Julie H. Morgan ... Stewardess
Bill Erwin ... Man on Plane
Ruth de Sosa Ruth de Sosa ... New York Ticket Agent (as Ruth De Soza)
Ben Stein ... Wichita Airport Representative
Kim Genelle Kim Genelle ... Receptionist (as Kim Genell)
Grant Forsberg Grant Forsberg ... Brand Manager
David Raiport David Raiport ... Cafe Patron
Andrew J. Hentz Andrew J. Hentz ... Bus Lover
Karen Meisinger Karen Meisinger ... Bus Loverette
Gary Palmer Gary Palmer ... Pilot
Diane Nieman Diane Nieman ... Earring Customer
Sylvia Vitrungs Sylvia Vitrungs ... Earring Customer
Joann Taylor Joann Taylor ... Earring Customer
Julie A. Herbert Julie A. Herbert ... Earring Customer
Jennifer Allswang Jennifer Allswang ... Earring Customer
Wendy Lee Avon Wendy Lee Avon ... Earring Customer
Amy Meyers Amy Meyers ... Earring Customer
John Moio ... Screaming Driver
Victoria Vanderkloot Victoria Vanderkloot ... Screaming Driver's Wife
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Angelis Alexandris Angelis Alexandris ... Pedestrian (uncredited)
Kevin Ash ... Cab victim (uncredited)
Jimmie Booth Jimmie Booth ... Plane Passenger (uncredited)
Jules Dean ... Holiday Traveler (uncredited)
Troy Evans ... Antisocial Trucker (uncredited)
Richard Fike ... Street background (uncredited)
Charles Franke Charles Franke ... Man in suit on train (uncredited)
Bob Harks ... Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
Susan Hayden Susan Hayden ... Woman (uncredited)
Angella Kaye Angella Kaye ... Child at Wichita Airport (uncredited)
Nancy Kusley ... Mother in airport (uncredited)
Debra Lamb ... Roxanne (uncredited)
Larry Ludwig ... Man at Wichita Airport (uncredited)
Gary McNerney Gary McNerney ... Park Avenue Pedestrian (uncredited)
Christopher Meister ... Child At Rental Counter (uncredited)
Elva Morgan Elva Morgan ... Earring Customer (uncredited)
Dawn Morgan-Keefe Dawn Morgan-Keefe ... Coffee shop customer (uncredited)
Daniel Niswander Daniel Niswander ... Man at Wichita Airport (uncredited)
Peter Austin Noto ... Baker (uncredited)
Ricardo Sandoval III Ricardo Sandoval III ... Man at Motel (uncredited)
George Sasaki George Sasaki ... Plane Passenger (uncredited)
Ken Tipton ... Holiday Traveler (uncredited)
Lyman Ward ... John (uncredited)
Flynn Welles Flynn Welles ... Holiday Traveler (uncredited)
Tom Willett ... Airport Traveler (uncredited)
Chino 'Fats' Williams ... Marathon Shuttle Driver (uncredited)
William Windom ... Bryant (uncredited)

Produced by 

William H. Brown ... associate producer (as Bill Brown)
Michael Chinich ... executive producer
John Hughes ... producer
Neil A. Machlis ... executive producer (as Neil Machlis)

Music by 

Ira Newborn ... (music score)

Cinematography by 

Donald Peterman ... director of photography (as Don Peterman)

Film Editing by 

Paul Hirsch

Casting By 

Janet Hirshenson
Jane Jenkins

Production Design by 

John W. Corso

Art Direction by 

Harold Michelson

Set Decoration by 

Jane Bogart
Linda Spheeris

Costume Design by 

April Ferry

Makeup Department 

Frank Griffin ... makeup artist
Ben Nye Jr. ... makeup designer: John Candy
Dione Taylor ... hair stylist
Toni-Ann Walker ... hair designer: Steve Martin

Production Management 

Neil A. Machlis ... unit production manager
Tom Razzano ... unit production manager: New York (as Thomas A. Razzano)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Arthur Anderson ... second assistant director
William H. Brown ... second unit director (as Bill Brown)
Patrick Burns ... assistant director: New York (as Pat Burns)
Jeanne Caliendo ... second second assistant director
Bennie E. Dobbins ... second unit director (as Bennie Dobbins)
James Giovannetti Jr. ... first assistant director: second unit, Chicago
Richard Graves ... first assistant director: second unit
James Greenhut ... assistant director: New York (as Jimmy Greenhut)
Gaetano Lisi ... assistant director: New York
Mark Radcliffe ... first assistant director

Art Department 

Mike Blaze ... propmaster: second unit (as Michael Blaze)
Ed Brown ... lead person (as Edmond Brown)
James M. Davis ... propmaker foreperson (as Jim Davis)
Louis M. Mann ... set designer (as Louis Mann)
Jack M. Marino ... property master (as Jack Marino)
Jeff Passanante ... construction foreperson (as Jeff Passante)
Edmund Villa ... assistant property master (as Eddie Villa)
Ed Brown ... lead man (uncredited)
Phillip Ellman ... set dresser (uncredited)
Anthony Joseph Fatigato ... stand-by painter: St.Louis (uncredited)
Robert E. Knight ... signwriter (uncredited)
Alan Sims ... assistant property master (uncredited)
Mark Sparks ... propmaker foreman (uncredited)
Timothy W. Tiedje ... property master: Chicago (uncredited)

Sound Department 

John Agalsoff Jr. ... cableperson
Greg Agalsoff ... boom person
James R. Alexander ... sound mixer (as James Alexander)
Lorna Anderson ... sound editor
Lon Bender ... supervising sound editor (as Lon E. Bender)
David E. Campbell ... re-recording mixer (as Dave Campbell)
Dean Drabin ... foley artist
Stan Gilbert ... adr supervisor
Victor Grodecki ... sound editor
Gary A. Hecker ... foley artist (as Gary {Wrecker} Hecker)
Chris Hogan ... assistant sound editor
Chris Jargo ... sound editor
Randy Kelley ... sound editor
Larry Kemp ... sound editor
John T. Reitz ... re-recording mixer (as John Reitz)
Dan M. Rich ... sound editor (as Dan Rich)
Gregg Rudloff ... re-recording mixer
Wylie Stateman ... supervising sound editor
Alicia Stevenson ... foley artist
Claus Wedemann ... consultant: Dolby Stereo (as Claus Wiedemann)
Hugo Weng ... sound editor
William Dotson ... sound editor (uncredited)
Mark Ferda ... sound engineer (uncredited)
Joe Gilbert ... adr editor (uncredited)
Ed Golya ... adr mixer (uncredited)
Craig Harris ... special sound effects (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

William Aldridge ... special effects (as Bill Aldridge)
Roger Lifsey ... assistant special effects
Stan Parks ... special effects
Ken Speed ... special effects (uncredited)
Dieter Sturm ... special effects snow maker (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Mat Beck ... visual effects camera: Boss Films Studios (uncredited)
Dennis Michelson ... visual effects (uncredited)

Stunts 

Bennie E. Dobbins ... stunt coordinator (as Bennie Dobbins)
Corey Michael Eubanks ... stunt driver (as Corey Eubanks)
Kent Hays ... utility stunts
Robert Jauregui ... stunt double: Neal (as Bob Jaurequi)
Jeff Jensen ... stunt double: Del (as Jeff Jenson)
William T. Lane ... utility stunts (as Bill Lane)
Rick Le Fevour ... stunt double: Doobie and Owen (as Rick LeFevour)
Mike Tillman ... stunt driver
Tom Glass ... truck stunts (uncredited)
Tommy J. Huff ... truck stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Mark Abbott ... assistant chief lighting technician / chief lighting technician: second unit
Phil Abraham ... assistant camera operator: New York
Roger G. Anderson ... chief lighting technician: Chicago (as Roger Anderson)
Paolo Cascio ... second assistant photographer: Chicago (as Paul Cascio)
Richard Dow ... dolly grip
Robert W. Faison ... first assistant photographer: Chicago (as Bob Faison)
Richie Ford ... gaffer: New York (as Richard Ford)
Vincent Galindez ... assistant camera operator: New York
John Hudecek ... first company grip: Chicago (as John Hudacek)
Jeffrey Laszlo ... camera operator
Earl Linder ... first company grip: second unit
Dave Lowry ... key grip: New York (as David Lowry)
Ken Nishino ... first assistant photographer
Gary Palmer ... chief lighting technician
Jay Peterman ... first assistant photographer
Keith Peterman ... camera operator
Joyce Rudolph ... still photographer
Waverly Smothers ... second company grip
Calvin Sterry ... first company grip (as Cal Sterry)
Cheryl Thompson ... video assist
Jeffrey Thorin ... second assistant photographer: second unit (as Jeff Thorin)
D. Michael Wheeler ... first assistant photographer: second unit (as Mike Wheeler)
Murphy Wiltz ... lamp operator
Frank Byrne ... second assistant camera: second unit (uncredited)
Myron Hyman ... best boy: process (uncredited)
Danial Miller ... dolly grip: Chicago (uncredited)
Keith Peterman ... director of photography: second unit (uncredited)
Dennis Seawright ... film loader (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Nan Charbonneau ... casting: Chicago
Barbara Flinn ... extras casting: Central Casting
Richard S. Kordos ... casting: Chicago
Catherine Jane Holzer ... extras casting (uncredited)
Mark A. Ridge ... extras casting (uncredited)
Barbara L. Roche ... extras casting (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Paul Lopez ... key costumer
Silvio Scarano ... key costumer
Dennis Schoonderwoerd ... costumer: Steve Martin

Editorial Department 

Deborah Belovitch ... apprentice editor
Adam Bernardi ... additional editor
David Dresher ... assistant editor
Jerrie Fowler ... assistant editor: Chicago
Rick Howe ... apprentice editor
Andrew London ... additional editor
Jim Prior ... assistant editor
Peck Prior ... additional editor
Robert Raring ... color timer (as Bob Raring)
Emmy Scharlatt ... apprentice editor
Barry Dresner ... assistant editor (uncredited)

Location Management 

Lydia Dean Pilcher ... location coordinator: New York
Robbie Goldstein ... location manager (as Robert J. Goldstein)
Billy Higgins ... location manager: Chicago
Bob Hudgins ... location manager: Midwest (uncredited)

Music Department 

Brian Banks ... composer: additional music score
Jeff Carson ... music editor: Segue Music
Tarquin Gotch ... music supervisor
Gary Ladinsky ... music scoring mixer
Anthony Marinelli ... composer: additional music score
Don Nemitz ... orchestrator
Ron Payne ... music coordinator
Bob Bornstein ... music preparation (uncredited)
Bruce Dukov ... violin (uncredited)
Greg Fulginiti ... music engineer (uncredited)
Anthony Marinelli ... orchestrator (uncredited)
James Thatcher ... musician: French horn (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

John Hardy ... transportation co-captain: Chicago
Dan Marrow ... transportation coordinator
Billy Martin ... transportation captain: Chicago (as Billy Martin Jr.)
Gaston Veilleux ... transportation captain

Other crew 

Iono Abrams ... production assistant (as Jono Abrams)
Pamela Alch ... script supervisor (as Pam Alch)
Kevin Richard Buxbaum ... assistant production auditor (as Kevin Buxbaum)
Peter Carley ... production assistant
Nyna Cravens ... assistant: John Candy
Katharine Ann Curtiss ... production office coordinator (as Katherine Ann Curtiss)
Julie Donall ... production assistant
Linda Gordon ... secretary: John Hughes
Scott E. Hart ... animal trainer (as Scott Hart)
Nancy Hopton ... script supervisor
Michele Imperato ... production secretary
Art 'Klondike' Jones ... craft service (as Art Klondike Jones)
Andrew Lipschultz ... publicist
Tim McNeal ... production assistant
Scott Nimerfro ... production assistant
Robert Thorson ... production auditor (as Robert C. Thorson)
Jane Vickerilla ... assistant: John Hughes (as Jane Vickerella)
Kevin Bassett ... second unit production assistant (uncredited)
Kathy Bond ... production assistant (uncredited)
Susan J. Bonno-Buckner ... assistant accountant (uncredited)
Devron Conrad ... stand-in: Steve Martin (uncredited)
Doobie McDonald ... photo double: Doobie (uncredited)
Tom Mogavero ... production assistant (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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