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Blaze (1989) Poster

(1989)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Ron Shelton

Writing Credits (WGA)  

Blaze Starr ... (book) and
Huey Perry ... (book)
 
Ron Shelton ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Paul Newman ... Earl Long
Lolita Davidovich ... Blaze Starr
Jerry Hardin ... Thibodeaux
Gailard Sartain ... LaGrange
Jeffrey DeMunn ... Tuck
Garland Bunting Garland Bunting ... Doc Ferriday
Richard Jenkins ... Picayune
Brandon Smith ... Arvin Deeter
Jay Chevalier Jay Chevalier ... Wiley Braden
Robert Wuhl ... Red Snyder
Michael Brockman Michael Brockman ... Bobby
Eloy Casados ... Antoine
James Harper ... Willie Rainach
Teresa Gilmore Teresa Gilmore ... Tamara Knight
Dianne Brill Dianne Brill ... Delilah Dough
Blaze Starr ... Lily
Gilbert Lewis ... Reverend Marquez
Gary Anthony Sturgis ... Marquez' Son
Louanne Stephens ... Lora Fleming
Emily Warfield ... Debbie Fleming
Ben Cook Ben Cook ... Younger Brother
John P. Fertitta ... Hospital Director (as John Fertitta)
Harlan Jordan Harlan Jordan ... Dr. Cheeseborough
Rod Masterson Rod Masterson ... Town Talk Reporter #1
Bill Dunleavy Bill Dunleavy ... Town Talk Reporter #2
King Cotton ... Jimmie Davis
Mike Baer Mike Baer ... Secretary of Legislature
Bob Cherry Bob Cherry ... Earls Crony
Sid Lacey Sid Lacey ... Earls Crony
Harold G. Herthum Harold G. Herthum ... Earls Crony
Fred Lewis Fred Lewis ... Heckling Reporter (as Frederick F. Lewis)
Al Robinson Al Robinson ... Magnolia Local
Dick Person Dick Person ... General Store Owner
Brooks Read Brooks Read ... Reporter in Store
Bill Mesman Bill Mesman ... Representative Davis
John A. Barber John A. Barber ... Representative Hebert
Patrik Baldauff Patrik Baldauff ... Representative Kennon
Carey Rauhman Holliday Carey Rauhman Holliday ... Representative Alexander
Robert Earle Robert Earle ... Representative Elfin
Thomas Radcliffe Atkins Thomas Radcliffe Atkins ... Representative Johnson
Thomas C. Smith-Alden Thomas C. Smith-Alden ... Asylum Spokesman
Donald J. Lee Jr. Donald J. Lee Jr. ... Donut Shop Man
Pat Snow Pat Snow ... Johnnie Mae
George Wyatt George Wyatt ... Drunken Officer #1
Deano Thornton Deano Thornton ... Drunken Officer #2
David R. Conly David R. Conly ... Drunken Sailor
Janet Shea Janet Shea ... Crony Wife #1
Glynn Rubin Glynn Rubin ... Crony Wife #2
Michael O'Neal Michael O'Neal ... Motorcycle Trooper
Michael Brooks Michael Brooks ... Motorcycle Trooper
Stanley Hughes Stanley Hughes ... Motorcycle Trooper
Kevin Graham Kevin Graham ... Motorcycle Trooper
Wendell Raybon Wendell Raybon ... Motorcycle Trooper
Brad Leland ... Dufee
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kevin Beard ... Businesman in Show Bar (uncredited)
Calliway Callicott Calliway Callicott ... Extra (uncredited)
Gary Cambre Gary Cambre ... WDSU-TV Reporter (uncredited)
Leonard Caples Leonard Caples ... Barfly (uncredited)
Ann Dalrymple ... Stewardess (uncredited)
Rusty Gregoire Rusty Gregoire ... Courthouse Attendant (uncredited)
Jerry Leggio ... Photographer (uncredited)
David Nall David Nall ... Press Reporter (uncredited)
Dave Petitjean Dave Petitjean ... Security Doorman (uncredited)
Andrew j Spinks Andrew j Spinks ... Men's Club Patron (uncredited)
Mason Wood Mason Wood ... Reporter (uncredited)
Michael Wozniak ... Sailor (uncredited)

Produced by 

Wendy Dozoretz ... associate producer
Gil Friesen ... producer
David V. Lester ... executive producer
Don Miller ... executive producer
Dale Pollock ... producer

Music by 

Bennie Wallace

Cinematography by 

Haskell Wexler

Film Editing by 

Robert Leighton
Michael King ... (uncredited)

Casting By 

Victoria Thomas

Production Design by 

Armin Ganz

Art Direction by 

Ralph Chabaud
Edward Richardson
Troy Sizemore

Set Decoration by 

Rosemary Brandenburg
Michael Taylor ... (as Michael J. Taylor)

Costume Design by 

Ruth Myers

Makeup Department 

Judith A. Cory ... hair stylist (as Judith Alexander-Cory)
Stacy Kelly ... makeup artist (as Stacy Stewart Kelly)
Lisa Meyers ... hair stylist
James Ryder ... additional makeup artist
Christina Smith ... makeup artist
Monty Westmore ... makeup artist
Kim Pease ... makeup trainee (uncredited)

Production Management 

Jayne Armstrong ... post-production supervisor
Penelope L. Foster ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Yudi Bennett ... first assistant director
Deborah Kent ... second assistant director (as Debra Kent)
Donald J. Lee Jr. ... second assistant director
David V. Lester ... second unit director

Art Department 

John Alvin ... poster artist
Jay Fisher ... scenic artist
Harold Fuhrman ... set designer
John A. Kelly ... head painter
Ricky Riggs ... painter
Chris L. Spellman ... construction estimator
Charles Stewart ... property master
Frank Hendrick ... set dresser (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Joe Dorn ... adr editor
Bruce Fortune ... sound editor
Kirk Francis ... sound mixer
Larry Hopkins ... layback sound mixer
Scott D. Jackson ... foley supervisor
Peggy Names ... sound utility
Jeffrey Perkins ... re-recording mixer
Solange S. Schwalbe ... foley supervisor
Michael G. Smith ... boom operator
Mychal Smith ... boom operator
Bruce Stambler ... supervising sound editor
Becky Sullivan ... supervising adr editor
Shawn Sykora ... foley editor
Richard E. Yawn ... sound editor
David Napoli ... utility sound (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

David K. Nami ... special effects technician

Camera and Electrical Department 

Robert L. Blatman ... assistant camera
Douglas S. Holgate ... second assistant camera
Gary Holt ... gaffer
Michael Kelem ... aerial camera operator
Bill Krattiger ... lighting technician
Bob E. Krattiger ... best boy electric
Philip C. Pfeiffer ... director of photography: second unit
P. Scott Sakamoto ... first assistant camera
Bruce D. Spellman ... second grip
Stephen St. John ... camera operator
John Toll ... director of photography: second unit
Bill Young ... key grip
Bill Rustic ... grip (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Dee Cothern ... extras casting
Matthew W. Davis ... casting assistant

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Mitchell Ray Kenney ... set costumer
Linda Matthews ... costume supervisor
Mary Law Weir ... costumer

Editorial Department 

Barbara Dunning ... assistant editor
Steven Nevius ... assistant editor (as Steve Nevius)
Adam Weiss ... assistant film editor
Michael King ... editor trainee (uncredited)

Location Management 

Edward Bowen ... location assistant
Rory Enke ... location manager
Patricia Serafina Madiedo ... locations key

Music Department 

David Anderle ... music supervisor
Alan Edward Bell ... assistant music editor
George Doering ... musician
Julie Giroux ... orchestrator
Wayne Peet ... composer: additional music cue
Scott Stambler ... music editor

Transportation Department 

Ted Basso ... production van driver operator
Ron Bledsoe ... transportation
Steve Boyd ... transportation coordinator
Maxwell R. Johnson II ... transportation captain
Greg Van Dyke ... transportation coordinator

Other crew 

Karen Golden ... script supervisor
Chris Hilsabeck ... production assistant
Cynthia Quan ... production accountant
David Rome ... production assistant
Denyse Rossi ... payroll accountant
John Sclimenti ... production assistant
Spooky Stevens ... unit publicist
Lisbeth Wynn-Owen ... production coordinator
Robert 'Bobby Z' Zajonc ... aerial coordinator
Marsha Zvonkin ... assistant accountant
Julie Adams ... dialect coach (uncredited)
Burke Mattsson ... title designer (uncredited)
Preston Trahan ... uncredited

See also

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