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Fire Birds (1990) Poster

(1990)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

David Green

Writing Credits (WGA)  

Step Tyner ... (story) &
John K. Swensson ... (story) and
Dale Dye ... (story)
 
Nick Thiel ... (screenplay) and
Paul F. Edwards ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

Nicolas Cage ... Jake Preston
Tommy Lee Jones ... Brad Little
Sean Young ... Billie Lee Guthrie
Bryan Kestner ... Breaker
Illana Diamant ... Sharon Geller (as Illana Shoshan)
Dale Dye ... A.K. McNeil
Mary Ellen Trainor ... Janet Little
J.A. Preston ... General Olcott
Peter Onorati ... Rice
Charles Lanyer Charles Lanyer ... Darren Phillips
Marshall R. Teague ... Doug Daniels
Cylk Cozart Cylk Cozart ... Dewar Proctor
Charles Kahlenberg Charles Kahlenberg ... Oscar De Marco
Gregory Vahanian Gregory Vahanian ... Tom Davis
Robert Lujan Robert Lujan ... Steward Rives (as Bob Lujan)
Scott Williamson ... Scott Buzz
Mickey Yablans Mickey Yablans ... Butch Tippet
Bert Rhine Bert Rhine ... Eric Stoller
Peter Michaels Peter Michaels ... Steve Dobbs
Richard Soto ... Captain Tejada
Samuel Hernández Samuel Hernández ... Latino Pilot
Kristin Wynn Kristin Wynn ... Jesse Little
Kristin Nicole Barnes Kristin Nicole Barnes ... Sam Little
Phillip Troy Linger ... Dance Partner (as Phillip Troy)
Harrison Le Duke Harrison Le Duke ... Broker
Garth Le Master Garth Le Master ... Waiter
Judson Spence Judson Spence ... Singer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Oscar Granquist Oscar Granquist ... Sgt. Higgins (uncredited)
William Medici ... Pilot (uncredited)

Produced by 

Bill Badalato ... producer (as William Badalato)
Keith Barish ... executive producer
Dale Dye ... co-producer
Bettina Gilois ... associate producer
Arnold Kopelson ... executive producer
John K. Swensson ... co-producer

Music by 

David Newman

Cinematography by 

Tony Imi ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Norman Buckley
Dennis M. O'Connor ... (as Dennis O'Connor)
Jon Poll

Casting By 

Mike Fenton
Valorie Massalas
Judy Taylor

Production Design by 

Joseph T. Garrity

Art Direction by 

Pat Tagliaferro

Set Decoration by 

Jerie Kelter

Costume Design by 

Ellis Cohen

Makeup Department 

Fríða Aradóttir ... hair stylist
Michael Hancock ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Susan Zwerman ... unit production manager
Angel Pine ... Post Production Executive (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Matt Earl Beesley ... first assistant director
James Dillon ... first assistant director: second unit
David Newman ... assistant director: aerial unit
Richard T. Stevens ... second unit director
Jeffrey Wetzel ... second assistant director

Art Department 

G. Roger Abell ... set dresser
David L. Glazer ... property master
David Jefferson ... property master
Russell Jones ... set dresser
Robert Lucas ... lead man
Bill Rea ... set designer
Glenn H. Roberts ... set dresser
Doug Sieck ... set dresser
Debi Shirk Tagliaferro ... art department coordinator

Sound Department 

Tom E. Dahl ... re-recording mixer
Linda Folk ... adr editor
Kate Jesse ... cable person
Franklin Jones Jr. ... re-recording mixer
R.J. Kizer ... sound editor
Steve Kohler ... foley recordist
Lance Laurienzo ... assistant sound editor
Patrushkha Mierzwa ... boom operator
Victoria Rose Sampson ... adr editor / dialogue editor
Jerry Trent ... foley artist
Mark Ulano ... production sound mixer
Thomas Whiting ... supervising adr editor
Michael S. Wren ... sound recordist

Special Effects by 

John S. Baker ... special effects technician
Dave Barkovitz ... special effects technician
Mike Menzel ... special effects coordinator
Rudy Perez ... special effects
Bob Riggs ... special effects
Pat Tagliaferro ... art director/special effects design
Todd Cuson ... special effects technician (uncredited)

Stunts 

Richard L. Blackwell ... stunts
Chuck Borden ... stunts
Michael Cassidy ... stunts
George B. Colucci Jr. ... stunt performer (as George B. Colucci) / stunts (as George B. Colucci)
Chuck Courtney ... stunts
BJ Davis ... assistant stunt coordinator / stunt double: Tommy Lee Jones / stunts
Christopher Doyle ... stunts
Donna Evans ... stunts
Skip Holm ... stunt pilot
Monty Jordan ... stunts
Ken Lesco ... stunts
Dennis Madalone ... stunt coordinator
'Wild' Bill Mock ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department 

Eric Bartsch ... grip
Paul 'Doc' Byrd ... aerial additional photographer / aerial camera coordinator
Ken Hackman ... aerial still photographer
J. David Jones ... aerial camera pilot
William E. Kelley Jr. ... aerial camera operator (as Bill Kelley)
Michael Maley ... gaffer
Stan McClain ... director of aerial photography
Bruce Merwin ... gaffer
Michael Paris ... still photographer
Gene Poole ... key grip
John R. Shannon ... still photographer
Ronald Vidor ... a camera operator/steadicam
John Ward ... Steadicam operator / camera operator
Jorgen Wedseltoft ... camera operator: second unit
Wayne Baker ... aerial assistant camera (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Brad Heston ... casting assistant
Andrew Reid ... extras casting assistant (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Amy E. Duddleston ... assistant editor
Alisa Hale ... editing room assistant
Greg Hayden ... associate editor
Phil Hetos ... color timer: DeLuxe
Keith Parrish ... color timer: DeLuxe
Elizabeth Schmidt ... assistant editor (as Elizabeth Fulton)
Paula Suhy ... first assistant editor (as Paula Greatbatch)

Location Management 

Scott Buzz ... location manager

Music Department 

Peter Afterman ... music supervisor
J.J. George ... assistant music editor
Shawn Murphy ... scoring mixer
Steven L. Smith ... music preparation
Diane DeLouise Wessel ... music supervisor
James Thatcher ... musician: french horn (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Troy Flynn ... driver: production van
Shane Greedy ... production driver

Other crew 

Dave Adams ... pilot: AH-64
Ralph Arnold ... pilot: UH-60 Blackhawk
Billy Badalato ... aerial supervisor
Marilyn Bailey ... script supervisor
Kristena D. Baker ... technical advisor: air force
Michael Barnes ... legal services
Phil Bautista ... production assistant: Video Assist for Simulation Scenes
Redney Bither ... pilot: AH-64
Ralph Boyd ... scout pilot: OH-S8D
Marty Caldwell ... paramedic
Christopher G. Chalko ... chief technical advisor (as Major Christopher G. Chalko) / project advisor: DA/DOD (as Major Christopher G. Chalko)
Randy Crockett ... pilot: UH-60 Blackhawk
Dan Cutshall ... pilot: AH-1 Cobra
Robert Duuton ... pilot: AH-1 Cobra
Dale Dye ... technical advisor
Thomas Fritz ... pilot: UH-60
Paul Guyot ... stand-in: Nicholas Cage
Jim Hadley ... pilot: UH-60
Jimmy Hancock ... pilot: AH-64
Jeffrey Harlacker ... assistant to producer
Ross Hill ... pilot: AH-64
Skip Holmes ... jet pilot: Draken
Harriet Katz-Stevens ... production accountant
Lonnie Kragel ... Assistant Production Coordinator
Rocco Marra ... assistant to aerial coordinator (as Rocco J. Marra)
Ed R. Mayers Jr. ... aerial technical advisor
Ray Mayers ... pilot: AH-64
Eric McCall ... Bar Patron
Bob McKeegan ... pilot: AH-64
Peter McKernan ... aerial coordinator
James D. Morgan ... pilot: OH-S8D
Maria Norman ... assistant: Arnold Kopelson
Larry Pucci ... pilot: AH-1 Cobra
Hal Hooper Reichle ... aerial advisor
Christopher J. Rigon ... pilot: OH-S8D
CW4 Terry Rose ... mock-up technical advisor / pilot: AH-64
Hugo Sanhueza ... pilot: UH-60 Blackhawk
Ronald C. Smith ... pilot: UH-60 Blackhawk
Brian Steward ... production assistant
Shannon Tanner ... stand-in: Sean Young
Neal Thompson ... title designer
Carl Vanderpool ... pilot: UH-60
Dale Whitmore Jr. ... pilot: AH-1 Cobra
Monty Jordan ... senior military advisor (uncredited)

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