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Awakenings (1990) Poster

(1990)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Penny Marshall

Writing Credits (WGA)  

Oliver Sacks ... (book) (as Oliver Sacks M.D.)
 
Steven Zaillian ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Robert De Niro ... Leonard Lowe
Robin Williams ... Dr. Malcolm Sayer
Julie Kavner ... Eleanor Costello
Ruth Nelson ... Mrs. Lowe
John Heard ... Dr. Kaufman
Penelope Ann Miller ... Paula
Alice Drummond ... Lucy
Judith Malina ... Rose
Barton Heyman ... Bert
George Martin ... Frank
Anne Meara ... Miriam
Richard Libertini ... Sidney
Laura Esterman Laura Esterman ... Lolly
Dexter Gordon ... Rolando
Jayne Haynes Jayne Haynes ... Frances
Le Clanché du Rand Le Clanché du Rand ... Magda (as Le Clanche Du Rand)
Yusef Bulos ... Joseph
Steven Randazzo Steven Randazzo ... Luis (as Steve Randazzo)
Gloria Harper Gloria Harper ... Dottie
Gwyllum Evans Gwyllum Evans ... Desmond
Mary Catherine Wright Mary Catherine Wright ... Nurse Beth
Mary Alice ... Nurse Margaret
Keith Diamond ... Anthony
Steve Vinovich ... Ray
Tiger Haynes Tiger Haynes ... Janitor
John Christopher Jones John Christopher Jones ... Dr. Sullivan
Bradley Whitford ... Dr. Tyler
Max von Sydow ... Dr. Peter Ingham (as Max Von Sydow)
Harvey Miller Harvey Miller ... Hospital Director
Tanya Berezin Tanya Berezin ... Psychiatrist
Peter Stormare ... Neurochemist
Shane Fistell Shane Fistell ... Man in Hall
Waheedah Ahmad Waheedah Ahmad ... Hysterical Woman
Charles Keating ... Mr. Kean
Christina Huertes Christina Huertes ... Christina
Linda Burns Linda Burns ... Fishsticks
Judy Jacksina Judy Jacksina ... Hospital Receptionist
Gary Tacon Gary Tacon ... George, Security Guard
Rico Elias Rico Elias ... Orderly #1
Mel Gorham ... Nurse Sara
Chris Carolan Chris Carolan ... EEG Technician
Debra Kovner-Zaks Debra Kovner-Zaks ... Cafeteria Nurse
Max Rabinowitz Max Rabinowitz ... Ward #5 Orderly
Gordon Joseph Weiss Gordon Joseph Weiss ... Ward #5 Patient
Byron Utley ... Ward #5 Patient #2
Anthony McGowen Anthony McGowen ... Ward #5 Patient #3
Paul Montgomery Paul Montgomery ... Ward #5 Patient #4
Leonard Tepper Leonard Tepper ... Ward #5 Patient #5
Vincent Pastore ... Ward #5 Patient #6 (as Vinny Pastore)
Howard Feller Howard Feller ... Ward #5 Patient #7
Libby Titus Libby Titus ... Club Singer
Michael Hyde Michael Hyde ... Bus Driver
Tomislav Novakovic Tomislav Novakovic ... Bartender
Adam Bryant Adam Bryant ... Librarian
Anthony J. Nici Anthony J. Nici ... Young Leonard
Oliver Block Oliver Block ... Leonard's Friend #1
Buck Smith Buck Smith ... Leonard's Friend #2
Joan E. MacIntosh Joan E. MacIntosh ... Teacher
Harry L. Seddon ... Medical Student
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Vin Diesel ... Hospital Orderly (uncredited)
Heather Rose Dominic Heather Rose Dominic ... Neighborhood Girl (uncredited)
Tom Farrell ... Patient on Film (uncredited)
Michael Hurley ... Orderly (uncredited)
Doris McCarthy ... Secretary in Board Room (uncredited)
James Medina James Medina ... (uncredited)
Jack Mulcahy ... Intern on Psych Ward (uncredited)
Sherry Pagán Sherry Pagán ... Mother in Subway (uncredited)
Jan Saint Jan Saint ... Man Hit with Ball (uncredited)

Produced by 

Elliot Abbott ... executive producer
Lawrence Lasker ... producer
Amy Lemisch ... associate producer
Penny Marshall ... executive producer
Walter F. Parkes ... producer
Arne Schmidt ... executive producer

Music by 

Randy Newman

Cinematography by 

Miroslav Ondrícek ... director of photography (as Miroslav Ondricek)

Film Editing by 

Battle Davis
Gerald B. Greenberg ... (as Jerry Greenberg)

Casting By 

Bonnie Timmermann

Production Design by 

Anton Furst

Art Direction by 

Bill Groom

Set Decoration by 

George DeTitta Jr.

Costume Design by 

Cynthia Flynt

Makeup Department 

Scott W. Farley ... hair stylist (as Scott Farley)
William A. Farley ... hair stylist (as Bill Farley)
Ilona Herman ... hair stylist: Mr. DeNiro / makeup artist: Mr. DeNiro
Bernadette Mazur ... makeup artist
Scott Hersh ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Craig Lyman ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management 

Timothy M. Bourne ... unit production manager
Chantal Feghali ... post-production supervisor (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Michael DeCasper ... second second assistant director
Tony Gittelson ... first assistant director
Sean Hobin ... dga trainee
Glen Trotiner ... second assistant director

Art Department 

Gerald DeTitta ... leadman (as Jerry DeTitta)
William Drake ... chargeman scenic artist
John R. Ford ... assistant property master (as John Ford)
Robert Griffon Jr. ... property master (as Bob Griffon)
Sarah Knowles ... art department assistant
John McConnell ... assistant property master
Alan E. Muraoka ... assistant art director (as Alan Muraoka)
Christopher Nelson ... set dresser
Lynn Nigro ... art department assistant
Ron Petagna ... construction coordinator
James Sorice ... master scenic artist
Thomas M. Southern ... scenic artist (as Thomas Southern)
Sylvia Trapanese ... scenic artist
Dave Weinman ... leadman (as David Weinman)
Frank Didio ... head carpenter (uncredited)
Vincent Guarriello ... key construction grip (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Michael Bedard ... cable person
Anna Behlmer ... sound recordist
Beth Bergeron ... supervising adr editor
Gary C. Bourgeois ... re-recording mixer (as Gary Bourgeois)
Joe Dorn ... adr editor
Matthew Iadarola ... re-recording mixer
Les Lazarowitz ... production sound mixer
John Morris ... sound editor
Linda Murphy ... boom operator
Bob Newlan ... sound editor
Mark Pappas ... foley editor
Michele Perrone ... assistant sound editor
Michelle Pleis ... assistant sound editor
Jerry Ross ... supervising sound editor
Hamilton Sterling ... sound editor
Hugo Weng ... sound editor
David Williams ... foley editor (as Dave Williams)
Linda Yeaney ... assistant sound editor
John Duvall ... foley editor (uncredited)
Arnold Finkelstein ... sound effects recordist (uncredited)
Dan O'Connell ... foley artist (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Tony Parmelee ... special effects (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Robert Connors ... best boy electric (as Bobby Conners)
James P. Dolan ... rigging gaffer (as James Dolan)
Edwin Effrein ... second assistant camera: second camera (as Eddie Effrein)
Kenneth Fundus ... dolly grip (as Kenny Fundus)
Louis Goldman ... still photographer
Billy Kerwick ... best boy grip
Richard C. Kratina ... second camera operator (as Richard Kratina)
Gary Muller ... first assistant camera
Douglas Pellegrino ... first assistant camera: second camera
Tom Priestley Jr. ... camera operator (as Tom Priestley)
Andrew Priestley ... second assistant camera
Richard Quinlan ... chief lighting technician (as Dick Quinlan)
Ed Quinn ... key grip (as Eddie Quinn)
Joseph Trammell ... video playback operator (as Joe Tremmel)
Chris Hammond ... electrician (uncredited)
Petr Hlinomaz ... gaffer: second unit (uncredited)
Thomas Landi ... electrician (uncredited)
Rick Raphael ... steadicam operator (uncredited)
Tom Volpe ... dolly grip (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Judie Fixler ... additional casting
Ronna Kress ... additional casting
Todd Thaler ... additional casting (as Todd M. Thaler)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

David Dumais ... wardrobe: men
Irene Ferrari ... wardrobe: women
George Potts ... assistant costume designer

Editorial Department 

Donah Bassett ... negative cutter
Kathryn Camp ... first assistant film editor
Debbie Goldsmith ... assistant film editor
Jere Huggins ... additional film editor
Cynthia Kimoto ... apprentice film editor
Nancy Novack ... apprentice film editor (as Nancy I. Novak)
Suzanne Pillsbury ... assistant film editor
Howard Spiro ... apprentice film editor

Location Management 

Richard Baratta ... location manager
Dennis T. Benatar ... location assistant (as Dennis Benatar)
Drew Dillard ... location assistant
Charles 'Man' Johnson ... location assistant
Pamela Thur ... location assistant
Tom Tumminello ... location assistant

Music Department 

Michael Boddicker ... musician: synthesizer
James Flamberg ... music editor (as Jim Flamberg)
Jack Hayes ... orchestrator
Laura Perlman ... music editor
Tom Boyd ... musician: oboe soloist (uncredited)
Sandy DeCrescent ... orchestra contractor (uncredited)
Tony Kadell ... assistant music editor (uncredited)
Shawn Murphy ... scoring mixer (uncredited)
James Thatcher ... musician: French horn (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

David Hyde ... transportation coordinator
Michael Hyde ... transportation captain
Patrick Hogan ... driver (uncredited)

Other crew 

Christine Belson ... assistant: Ms. Flynt
Shannon Rayle Bourne ... office production assistant (as Shannon Leigh Rayle)
Tristan Paris Bourne ... set production assistant (as Tristan Bourne)
Katie Cerio ... assistant: Mr. Lasker and Mr. Parkes
Robin Chambers ... assistant: Mr. De Niro
Susan Fanara ... assistant: Mr. Lasker and Mr. Parkes
Bonnie Hlinomaz ... assistant: Ms. Marshall (as Bonnie A. Wells)
Sam Hoffman ... set production assistant
Harriette Kanew ... production office coordinator
Larry Kaplan ... unit publicist
Margaret Mitchell ... production accountant (as Margaret A. Mitchell)
Sheila Paige ... script supervisor
Oliver Sacks ... technical consultant (as Oliver Sacks M.D.)
Donna Santora ... assistant accountant
Jon-Michael Smith ... assistant: Ms. Marshall
Tim Williams ... key set production assistant
Jeff Block ... assistant: Ms. Timmermann (uncredited)
Jay Johnson ... title designer (uncredited)
Matthew Running Water McFadden ... archival specialist (uncredited)
Todd Rathner ... production assistant (uncredited)
Suzanne Ryan ... assistant: Ms. Timmermann (uncredited)

Thanks 

Patricia Birch ... special thanks (as Pat Birch)
Kate Edgar ... special thanks
Carrie Fisher ... special thanks
Jaynee Keyes ... special thanks: New York City Mayor's Office of Film, Theater and Broadcasting (as Jayne Keyes)
Michael Lieber ... special thanks
Pepper O'Brien ... special thanks: New York State Governor's Office for Motion Picture and Television Development
Tracy Reiner ... special thanks
Yakov Sklyansky ... special thanks (as Yasha Sklansky)
Lillian Tighe ... special thanks
Ed. Weinberger ... special thanks (as Ed Weinberger)
Jack Winter ... special thanks
Crew verified as complete

See also

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

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