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Bird (1988) Poster

(1988)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Clint Eastwood

Writing Credits (WGA)  

Joel Oliansky ... (written by)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Forest Whitaker ... Charlie 'Bird' Parker
Diane Venora ... Chan Parker
Michael Zelniker ... Red Rodney
Samuel E. Wright ... Dizzy Gillespie
Keith David ... Buster Franklin
Michael McGuire ... Brewster
James Handy ... Esteves
Damon Whitaker ... Young Bird
Morgan Nagler ... Kim
Arlen Dean Snyder ... Dr. Heath
Sam Robards ... Moscowitz
Penelope Windust ... Bellevue Nurse
Glenn Wright Glenn Wright ... Alcoholic Patient (as Glenn T. Wright)
George Orrison George Orrison ... Patient with Checkers
Bill Cobbs ... Dr. Caulfield
Hamilton Camp ... Mayor of 52nd Street
Chris Bosley Chris Bosley ... First Doorman
George T. Bruce George T. Bruce ... Second Doorman
Joey Green Joey Green ... Gene
John Witherspoon ... Sid
Tony Todd ... Frog
Jo de Winter Jo de Winter ... Mildred Berg
Richard Zavaglia ... Ralph the Narc
Anna Levine ... Audrey
Al Pugliese ... Owner - Three Deuces
Hubert Kelly Hubert Kelly ... Wilson
Billy J. Mitchell ... Prince (as Billy Mitchell)
Karl Vincent Karl Vincent ... Stratton
Lou Cutell ... Bride's Father
Roger Etienne Roger Etienne ... Parisian Emcee
Jason Bernard ... Benny Tate
Gretchen Oehler Gretchen Oehler ... Southern Nurse
Richard McKenzie ... Southern Doctor
Tony Cox ... Pee Wee Marquette
Diane Salinger ... Baroness Nica
Johnny Adams Johnny Adams ... Bartender
Natalia Silverwood Natalia Silverwood ... Red's Girlfriend
Duane Matthews Duane Matthews ... Engineer
Slim Jim Phantom Slim Jim Phantom ... Grainger
Matthew Faison Matthew Faison ... Judge
Peter Crook Peter Crook ... Bird's Lawyer
Alec Paul Rubinstein Alec Paul Rubinstein ... Recording Producer
Patricia Herd Patricia Herd ... Nun
Steve Zettler ... Owner - Oasis Club
Ann Weldon Ann Weldon ... Violet Welles
Charley Lang ... D.J. at the Paramount
Tim Russ ... Harris
Richard Jeni ... Morello
Don Starr ... Doctor at Nica's
Richard Mawe ... Medical Examiner
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robert Daniel Robert Daniel ... Extra (uncredited)
Jules Dean ... Parisian (uncredited)
Jim Lane ... Reporter at Funeral (uncredited)
Stan Rodarte ... Man in alley (uncredited)
Jeffrey L. Tandy Jeffrey L. Tandy ... Extra (uncredited)

Produced by 

Clint Eastwood ... producer
David Valdes ... executive producer

Music by 

Lennie Niehaus

Cinematography by 

Jack N. Green

Film Editing by 

Joel Cox

Casting By 

Phyllis Huffman

Production Design by 

Edward C. Carfagno

Set Decoration by 

Thomas L. Roysden
John Sweeney ... (uncredited)

Costume Design by 

Glenn Wright ... (uncredited)

Makeup Department 

Kathryn Blondell ... hair stylist
Michael Hancock ... makeup artist
Lola Kemp ... hair stylist

Production Management 

David Valdes ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

L. Dean Jones Jr. ... first assistant director
Marsha Scarbrough ... second second assistant director
Tena Psyche Yatroussis ... second assistant director

Art Department 

Edward Aiona ... property master
Larry Boyd ... set dresser
Judy Cammer ... set designer
Joseph C. Fama ... construction foreman (as Joe Fama)
Bill Gay ... assistant property master (as William D. Gay)
Kelly Hudson ... construction painter
Ronald C. Jacobs ... lead man (as Ron Jacobs)
Bob Lawless ... stand-by painter (as Robert Lawless)
Joe Mendoza ... drapery
Michael Muscarella ... construction coordinator
Mark Rich ... assistant property master
Danny Rogers ... graphic designer
Ciro Vuoso ... construction foreman (as Ciro Vuosos)
Bill Gold ... poster designer (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Rick Alexander ... re-recording mixer (as Dick Alexander)
Willie D. Burton ... sound mixer
Virginia Cook-McGowan ... sound editor
Teri E. Dorman ... sound editor
Jay Engel ... adr editor (as Jay N. Engel)
Les Fresholtz ... re-recording mixer
Dee Dee Goldner ... assistant sound editor
Robert W. Harris ... cable person
Robert G. Henderson ... supervising sound editor
David M. Horton ... sound editor
Joseph A. Ippolito ... sound editor
Marvin E. Lewis ... boom operator
Alan Robert Murray ... supervising sound editor
Walter Newman ... sound editor
Vern Poore ... re-recording mixer
Brooke Henderson Ward ... assistant sound editor
Marshall Winn ... sound editor
James Ashwill ... foley mixer (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Joe Day ... special effects
Chuck Gaspar ... special effects supervisor

Visual Effects by 

Bill Hansard ... process projection (as Bill Hansard Sr.)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Jack Anderson ... additional camera operator
Danny Falkengren ... grip (as Dan Falkengren)
Leroy Hershkowitz ... best boy electric
Norman G. Langley ... camera operator
Bruce Logan ... process photographer
Jack E. McLean Jr. ... electrician
Dennie C. Modes ... playback operator
Hal Nelson ... best boy grip
Víctor Pérez ... gaffer (as Victor Perez)
Marcia Reed ... still photographer
Tony Rivetti ... first assistant camera: "a" camera, steadicam (as Anthony J. Rivetti)
Rick Robinson ... assistant camera
Charles Saldana ... key grip
T. Daniel Scaringi ... grip
Sidney Sidell ... assistant camera (as Jerry Sidell)
Sabrina Simmons ... second assistant camera
Michael J. Spehar ... electrician (as Mike Spehar)
Tom Stern ... lighting consultant
Sandy Williams ... dolly grip (as Walter L. Williams)
Joseph D. Steuben ... camera operator (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Olivia Harris ... casting assistant

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Bob Christenson ... wardrobe: men (as Robert Christenson)
Deborah Hopper ... costume supervisor
Nancy McArdle ... wardrobe: women
Alfred Tiegs ... wardrobe: men
Glenn Wright ... costume supervisor: men

Editorial Department 

Donah Bassett ... negative cutter
Michael Cipriano ... assistant film editor
Jack Garsha ... color timer

Location Management 

Antoinette Levine ... location manager
Antoinette Simmrin ... location manager

Music Department 

Lori Andrews ... musician
Chuck Berghofer ... musician
Tom Boyd ... oboe soloist
Ron Carter ... musician
Chuck Domanico ... musician
Robert Fernandez ... scoring mixer (as Bobby Fernandez)
Patti Fidelibus ... music contractor
John Guerin ... musician: drums
Donald Harris ... music editor
Charles McPherson ... musician: alto saxophone, "Bird" solos
Lennie Niehaus ... music supervisor
John E. Oliver ... sideline musicians (as John Oliver)
Steve Wax ... music consultant

Transportation Department 

Keith Dillin ... transportation coordinator
Randy Luna ... driver

Other crew 

Marco Barla ... unit publicist
Judie Hoyt ... assistant to producer
Linda Sony Kinney ... production secretary
David R. Lawson ... first aid
Carole Lowe ... production associate
Michael Maurer ... production accountant
Lloyd Nelson ... script supervisor
Tom Rooker ... production associate
Sheri L. Calhoun ... assistant stills photographer (uncredited)
Danny Wagner ... stand-in (uncredited)

Thanks 

Nica De Koenigswarter ... special thanks
Leonard Feather ... special thanks
Dizzy Gillespie ... special thanks
Buddy Jones ... special thanks
Chan Parker ... special thanks
Red Rodney ... special thanks

See also

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

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