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Tapeheads (1988) Poster

(1988)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Bill Fishman

Writing Credits  

Bill Fishman ... (story) &
Peter McCarthy ... (story) &
Jim Herzfeld ... (story) &
Ryan Rowe ... (story)
 
Bill Fishman ... (screenplay) &
Peter McCarthy ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

John Cusack ... Ivan Alexeev
Tim Robbins ... Josh Tager
Mary Crosby ... Samantha Gregory
Clu Gulager ... Norman Mart
Katy Boyer ... Belinda Mart
Jessica Walter ... Kay Mart
Sam Moore ... Billy Diamond
Junior Walker ... Lester Diamond
Susan Tyrrell ... Nikki Morton
Doug McClure ... Sid Tager
Connie Stevens ... June Tager
King Cotton ... Roscoe
Don Cornelius ... Mo Fuzz
Ebbe Roe Smith ... Mr. G.
Keith Joe Dick ... Mr. B.
Lee Arenberg ... Norton
Lyle Alzado ... Thor Alexeev
Rocky Giordani ... Hitman #1
John Marshall Jones ... Hitman #2 (as J.J.)
John Durbin ... Hitman #3
Milton Selzer ... Merlin Hinkle
Zander Schloss Zander Schloss ... Heavy Metal Fan
Xander Berkeley ... Ricky Fell
Stiv Bators Stiv Bators ... Dick Slammer (as Stiv Bator)
Jo Harvey Allen ... Madame Olga
Sy Richardson ... Bartender
Coati Mundi ... Bald Executive
Patrick O'Neill Patrick O'Neill ... Student Journalist
'Agent' Ava Hubbard 'Agent' Ava Hubbard ... RVTV-VJ
Martha Quinn Martha Quinn ... RVTV-VJ (as Martha C. Quinn)
John Fleck ... Critic #1
Bob Forrest ... Critic #2
Bobcat Goldthwait ... Don Druzel (as Jack Cheese)
Jello Biafra ... FBI Man #1
Bob Mclean ... FBI Man #2 (as Bob McLean)
Tiiu Leek ... News Anchor
Scott St. James ... News Reporter
'Weird Al' Yankovic ... 'Weird' Al (as Weird Al Yankovic)
Ted Nugent ... Rock Star
Doug E. Fresh ... Record Executive
Michael Nesmith ... Water Man
Ed Pansullo Ed Pansullo ... Video Protector
Steve McCambridge Steve McCambridge ... Window Washer
Danny Epper ... Pimply Guard (as Daniel Epper)
Mike Berment Mike Berment ... Calypso Mike
Jennifer Balgobin Jennifer Balgobin ... Calypso Dancer
Michael Franco ... T-Shirt Vendor
Slavitza Jovan Slavitza Jovan ... Tish
Michèle Vice-Maslin ... Mo Fuzz's Secretary (as Michéle Vice)
John Lykes John Lykes ... Body Buddy
Jeannine Bisignano Jeannine Bisignano ... Foxy Extra
Linda Lee Franklin Linda Lee Franklin ... Foxy Extra
Karen Price Karen Price ... Foxy Extra
Debby Lynn Ross Debby Lynn Ross ... Foxy Extra
Cherie Tash Cherie Tash ... Foxy Extra
David Anthony Higgins ... Visual Aplomb (as Dave Higgins)
Steve Higgins ... Visual Aplomb
Jim Ward ... Dutch Reagan (voice)
Eric Dressen Eric Dressen ... Skateboarder
Aaron Murray Aaron Murray ... Skateboarder
Eric Barrett Eric Barrett ... Civic Security Guard
Peter McCarthy Peter McCarthy ... Menudo Fan
Joe Cosentino Joe Cosentino ... Stu Beaumont
Jordan Lancer Jordan Lancer ... Young Roscoe
James Strong James Strong ... Young Swanky Modes
Foy 'Cisco' Brasher Jr. Foy 'Cisco' Brasher Jr. ... Young Swanky Modes / Swanky Modes Band
The Lords of the New Church The Lords of the New Church ... The Blender Children (as Lords of the New Church)
Nick Turner Nick Turner ... The Blender Children
Brian James Brian James ... The Blender Children
Alistare Symons Alistare Symons ... The Blender Children
Dan Blom ... Cube Squared
Billy Ferrick Billy Ferrick ... Cube Squared
Thomas Persson Thomas Persson ... Cube Squared
Angelo Moore ... Ranchbone
Chris Dowd ... Ranchbone
Walter A. Kibby II ... Ranchbone (as Walter Kibby II)
Norwood Fisher ... Ranchbone
Kendall Jones Kendall Jones ... Ranchbone
Phillip Fisher ... Ranchbone (as Fish)
Brie Howard ... Flygirl
Lynn Mabry Lynn Mabry ... Flygirl
Tyra Ferrell ... Flygirl
Billy Bremner Billy Bremner ... Swanky Modes Band
Reggie McBride Reggie McBride ... Swanky Modes Band
Sam Taylor Sam Taylor ... Swanky Modes Band
Teddy Andreadis Teddy Andreadis ... Swanky Modes Band (as Ted Andreadis)
Mitch Mitchell Mitch Mitchell ... Swanky Modes Band (as John Mitchell)
Don Markese Don Markese ... Swanky Modes Band
Jim Keltner Jim Keltner ... Swanky Modes Band
Bob Rose Bob Rose ... Swanky Modes Band
Billy Davis Billy Davis ... Swanky Modes Band
Stu Blumberg Stu Blumberg ... Swanky Modes Band
Larry Hall Larry Hall ... Swanky Modes Band
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bojan Bazelli ... (uncredited)
Tamara Carrera Tamara Carrera ... Prom Date (uncredited)
Courtney Love ... Norman's Spanker (uncredited)
Sherr Warren Sherr Warren ... Foxy Extra (uncredited)

Produced by 

Eric Barrett ... associate producer
Andrew Z. Davis ... associate producer
Robert S. Lecky ... co-producer (as Robert Lecky)
Peter McCarthy ... producer
Michael Nesmith ... executive producer

Music by 

Fishbone

Cinematography by 

Bojan Bazelli ... (as Bojan Bazeli)

Film Editing by 

Mondo Jenkins

Casting By 

Victoria Thomas

Production Design by 

Catherine Hardwicke

Art Direction by 

Don Diers

Set Decoration by 

Carol Lee Davis ... (as Carole Lee Davis)

Costume Design by 

Elizabeth McBride

Makeup Department 

Ali Greene ... makeup artist
Karen Knopp ... assistant hair stylist / assistant makeup artist
Leslie Lightfoot ... hair stylist

Production Management 

Eric Barrett ... post-production supervisor
Andrew Z. Davis ... production manager
Esther Greif ... executive in charge of production

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Heidi Gutman ... second assistant director
Josh King ... first assistant director
Warren Oliver ... second second assistant director

Art Department 

Marcie Begleiter ... storyboard artist (as Marci Dale)
Shelly Cook ... art assistant
Leslie Sue Dicker ... assistant set decorator / video art director
Brad Einhorn ... property master
Elizabeth Flaherty ... art department coordinator
Diane Gamboa ... paintings and small sculptures
Chris Hopkins ... speciality construction
Matthew C. Jacobs ... additional art director (as Mathew C. Jacobs)
Leslie A. Leitner ... assistant art director
Daniel J. Martinez ... sculptures
Drew Ogier ... assistant property master
Cecilia Rodarte ... additional set decorator (as Cecelia Rodarte)
Alice Ross ... art assistant
Carlton Rude ... construction assistant
Gene Serdena ... additional set decorator
Chris Ubick ... set dresser
Lisa Weger ... fetish art director
Richard C. Welch ... construction coordinator
Rick Welden ... construction coordinator (as Rick Elden)
Liz Young ... speciality construction
Norman West ... assistant decorator (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Barbara Barnaby ... dialogue editor
Jeanette Browning ... sound recordist (as Jeannette Browning)
Margaret Carlton ... supervising sound editor (as Margi Bentley)
Valerie Davidson ... additional sound editor (as V. Davidson)
Laura Derrick ... cable
Dody Dorn ... supervising sound editor
Jay Dranch ... additional sound editor (as J. Dranch)
Arnold Finkelstein ... assistant sound editor
William G. Flick ... boom man (as Bill Flick)
Linda Folk ... adr editor
Laura Graham ... additional sound editor (as L. Graham)
Wayne Heitman ... re-recording mixer
Chris Hogan ... additional sound editor (as C. Hogan)
Matthew Iadarola ... re-recording mixer (as Mathew Iadarola)
Eric Jenkins ... additional sound editor (as E. Jenkins)
Blake Leyh ... additional sound editor (as B. Leyh)
Anny Lowery ... additional sound editor (as A. Lowery)
Tom McCormick ... optical negative
John Morris ... sound effects editor
Cybele O'Brien ... assistant sound editor
Gary Pennington ... additional sound editor (as G. Pennington)
John Pritchett ... sound mixer
G. Saunders ... additional sound editor
Peter Michael Sullivan ... sound effects editor (as Peter Sullivan)
Ann L. Thornberg ... additional sound editor (as A. Thornberg)
Paul M. Wagner ... additional sound editor (as P. Wagner)
Bob Weitz ... consultant: Ultra*Stereo
Marian Wilde ... dialogue editor
Robert Yano ... additional sound editor (as B. Yano)
Greg Curda ... foley mixer (uncredited)
Val Kuklowsky ... sound editor (uncredited)
Giancarlo Petroni ... re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Jerry Trent ... foley artist (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Peter Chesney ... special effects coordinator (as Peter M. Chesney)
Lenny Dalrymple ... special effects technician
Mark Herring ... laser designer
Emmet Kane ... special effects technician
Norman Kelley ... laser engineer
Jay Painter ... laser engineer
Robin L. D'Arcy ... special effects coordinator (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Andrew Doucette ... opticals
Magdalena Rangel ... computer animation: RVTV

Stunts 

Rick Barker ... stunt coordinator
Bob Bralver ... stunts (as Bob Bravler)
Bob Brown ... stunts (as Robert Brown)
Christopher Doyle ... stunt coordinator
John Escobar ... stunts
Glory Fioramonti ... stunts (as Gloria Fiormanti)
Gregory Hoffman ... stunts (as Gregory K. Hoffman)
Shawn Patrick Lane ... stunts (as Shawn Lane)
Tom Morga ... stunts
William R. Perry ... stunts
Rex Pierson ... stunts
Spice Williams-Crosby ... stunts (as Spice Williams)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Anthony John Baggott ... first assistant camera (as Anthony Baggot)
John S. Beyers ... electrician (as John Beyers)
Neal Brown ... video cinematographer (as Neil Brown)
Jeff Buchanan ... electrician
Loren Corl ... grip
Donne Daniels ... key grip
Pat Darrin ... cinematographer: end title sequence
Bryan Duggan ... camera operator / cinematographer: second unit
Neil Holcomb ... best boy grip
Peter Jensen ... Steadicam operator
Barbara Kallir ... electrician
Shaun Madigan ... gaffer: second unit
Anthony G. Nakonechnyj ... best boy electric (as Anthony Nakonechnyi)
Richard Ocean ... concert lighting director
Dino Parks ... gaffer
Steven Queen ... video gaffer
Brian Robertson ... grip
Lee Rose ... concert lighting director
Lane Russell ... second assistant camera
Roger Schweitzer ... video playback operator
Lorey Sebastian ... still photographer
Jamie Young ... dolly grip (as Jaime Young)

Animation Department 

Gary Glassman ... animation: Spylab
Rich Kinney ... animation: Roscoe's

Casting Department 

John Jackson ... casting associate
Karen Quintal ... casting assistant

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Stephen M. Chudej ... wardrobe supervisor
Nina Correa ... seamstress
Sharen Davis ... assistant costume designer
Meg Goodwin ... wardrober

Editorial Department 

Teri Appel ... post-production coordinator
Neal Brown ... editor: video (as Neil Brown)
Gary Burritt ... negative cutter
Michael Gross ... editor: end title sequence
Keith Parrish ... color timer
Caroline Ross ... apprentice editor
Deborah Zeitman ... assistant editor

Location Management 

David Haldiman ... assistant location manager (as David M. Haldiman)
Craig Pointes ... location manager

Music Department 

Jon Bavin ... music engineer
Sugar Blue ... musician: harmonica solo
Larry Brown ... music engineer
Jeff Charbonneau ... music editor (as Jeffrey Charbonneau)
Michael Dittrick ... supervising music editor
Larry Fergusson ... music engineer
Patricia V. Fuenzalida ... music assistant
Nigel Harrison ... music supervisor
David Kahne ... composer: additional score

Transportation Department 

Jaime Brown ... driver
Joe Cosentino ... transportation captain (as Joseph Cosentino)
Eugene Farrington ... driver: honeywagon (as Gene Farrington)
Dennis Jorgenson ... transportation coordinator
Darla Judd ... driver
Mark Scruton ... driver
Ervin Wayne Spowehn ... driver (as Wayne Spowehn)
Ron Holmstrom ... driver (uncredited)

Other crew 

Tony Abrams ... production assistant
Benjamin Allanoff ... production coordinator
Cholly Atkins ... choreographer
Eddie Baytos ... choreographer (as Eddie Batos)
Katherine E. Beyda ... production associate
Tom Cortese ... video production assistant
Conil Cunningham ... parking security
Bill Day ... fetish video editor
Andrew Doucette ... title designer: main title art
Brad Einhorn ... neon
Jan Evans ... script supervisor (as Jan D. Evans)
David Falicki ... medic
Patricia Forrest ... travel agent
David Hassler ... production assistant
Marsha Koff ... production controller
Marc George Lafia ... parking security
Lynn C. Marchionno ... assistant auditor (as Lynn Marchionno)
Jessica Nesmith ... assistant: Catfish
Michael Nesmith ... presenter
Nancy Richardson ... video coordinator
Ken Tennesen ... cop
Lori Volheim ... neon
Dougie Williams ... craft service
Abbe Wool ... fetish video directrix

Thanks 

Gary Gillingham ... thanks
Dick Hansen ... thanks
Herb Hudson ... thanks
Bruce Markoe ... thanks
George McGrath ... thanks
Menudo ... thanks
William Schreiner ... thanks (as Bill Schriener)
Brandon Tartikoff ... thanks
Ronny Vance ... thanks (as Ronnie Vance)
Jimmy Zavala ... thanks (as Jimmy 'Z' Zavala)
Crew believed to be complete

See also

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

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