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L.A. Confidential (1997) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Curtis Hanson

Writing Credits (WGA)  

James Ellroy ... (novel)
 
Brian Helgeland ... (screenplay) &
Curtis Hanson ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Kevin Spacey ... Jack Vincennes
Russell Crowe ... Bud White
Guy Pearce ... Ed Exley
James Cromwell ... Dudley Smith
Kim Basinger ... Lynn Bracken
Danny DeVito ... Sid Hudgens
David Strathairn ... Pierce Patchett
Ron Rifkin ... D.A. Ellis Loew
Matt McCoy ... 'Badge of Honor' Star Brett Chase
Paul Guilfoyle ... Mickey Cohen
Paolo Seganti ... Johnny Stompanato
Elisabeth Granli ... Mickey Cohen's Mambo Partner
Sandra Taylor ... Mickey Cohen's Mambo Partner
Steve Rankin ... Officer Arresting Mickey Cohen
Graham Beckel ... Dick Stensland
Allan Graf ... Wife Beater
Precious Chong ... Wife
Symba ... Jack's Dancing Partner (as Symba Smith)
Bob Clendenin ... Reporter at Hollywood Station
Lennie Loftin ... Photographer at Hollywood Station
Will Zahrn ... Liquor Store Owner
Amber Smith ... Susan Lefferts
Darrell Sandeen ... Buzz Meeks
Michael Warwick ... Sid's Assistant
Simon Baker ... Matt Reynolds (as Simon Baker Denny)
Shawnee Free Jones Shawnee Free Jones ... Tammy Jordan
Matthew Allen Bretz Matthew Allen Bretz ... Officer Escorting Mexicans
Thomas Rosales Jr. ... First Mexican
Shane Dixon ... Officer / Detective at Hollywood Station
Norman Howell ... Officer / Detective at Hollywood Station
Brian Lally ... Officer / Detective at Hollywood Station
Don Pulford Don Pulford ... Officer / Detective at Hollywood Station
Chris Short Chris Short ... Officer / Detective at Hollywood Station
John Mahon ... Police Chief
Tomas Arana ... Breuning - Dudley's Guy
Michael McCleery ... Carlisle - Dudley's Guy
George Yager George Yager ... Gangster at Victory Motel
Jack Conley ... Vice Captain
Ginger Slaughter Ginger Slaughter ... Secretary in Vice
Jack Knight ... Detective at Detective Bureau
John H. Evans John H. Evans ... Patrolman at Nite Owl Cafe
Gene Wolande ... Forensic Chief
Brian Bossetta ... Forensic Officer
Michael Chieffo ... Coroner
Gwenda Deacon Gwenda Deacon ... Mrs. Lefferts
T.J. Kennedy T.J. Kennedy ... Bud's Rejected Partner (as Mike Kennedy)
Ingo Neuhaus ... Jack's Rejected Partner
Robert Harrison Robert Harrison ... Pierce Patchett's Bodyguard
Jim Metzler ... City Councilman
Robert Barry Fleming ... Boxer
Jeremiah Birkett ... Ray Collins - Nite Owl Suspect
Salim Grant Salim Grant ... Louis Fontaine - Nite Owl Suspect
Karr Washington Karr Washington ... Ty Jones - Nite Owl Suspect (as Karreem Washington)
Noel Evangelisti Noel Evangelisti ... Stenographer
Marisol Padilla Sánchez ... Inez Soto - Rape Victim (as Marisol Padilla Sanchez)
Jeff Sanders Jeff Sanders ... Sylvester Fitch
Steven Lambert ... Roland Navarette (as Steve Lambert)
Jordan Marder ... Officer at Detective Bureau
Gregory White Gregory White ... Mayor
April Breneman April Breneman ... Look-Alike Dancer
Lisa Worthy Lisa Worthy ... Look-Alike Dancer
Beverly Sharpe Beverly Sharpe ... Witness on 'Badge of Honor'
Colin Mitchell Colin Mitchell ... Reporter at Hospital
John Currie Slade John Currie Slade ... Photographer at Hospital (as John Slade)
Brenda Bakke ... Lana Turner
Kevin Maloney Kevin Maloney ... Frolic Room Bartender
Patrice Walters ... Police File Clerk
Rebecca Klingler ... Police File Clerk (as Rebecca Jane Klingler)
Irene Roseen ... D.A. Ellis Loew's Secretary
Scott Eberlein Scott Eberlein ... West Hollywood Sheriff's Deputy
David St. James ... Detective at Hush-Hush Office
Bodie Newcomb ... Officer at Hush-Hush Office
Jeff Austin ... Detective
Robert Foster Robert Foster ... Detective
Kevin Patrick Kelly ... Detective (as Kevin Kelly)
Henry Marder Henry Marder ... Detective
Monty McKee Monty McKee ... Detective
Henry Meyers Henry Meyers ... Detective
Michael Ossmann Michael Ossmann ... Detective
Dick Stilwell Dick Stilwell ... Detective
Jess Thomas ... Detective
Robert Thompson Robert Thompson ... Detective (as Samuel Thompson)
Jody Wood Jody Wood ... Detective
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
April Audia ... Mayor's Wife
Jonathan Adler Jonathan Adler ... Photographer (uncredited)
Jana Rains Austinson Jana Rains Austinson ... Dancer (uncredited)
William Boyd ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Hennen Chambers Hennen Chambers ... Reporter (uncredited)
Jan Citron ... 1940s Courthouse (uncredited)
Priscilla Cory ... Brunette Police Woman (uncredited)
T.K. Durham T.K. Durham ... Senator's Aide (uncredited)
Rhonda Fleming ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Deborah Kerr ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Alan Ladd ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Veronica Lake ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Scott McKinley ... Cop (uncredited)
Marilyn Monroe ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Jimmy Ortega ... Second Mexican (uncredited)
J.P. Romano J.P. Romano ... Deuce Perkins (uncredited)
Gilbert Rosales Gilbert Rosales ... Third Mexican (uncredited)
Nectar Rose ... Marilyn Monroe (uncredited)
Jane Russell ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Rocco Salata ... Uniformed Patrol Officer (uncredited)
Frank Sinatra ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Elaine Stewart ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Vern Urich ... Park Ranger (uncredited)
Sam P. Whitehead Sam P. Whitehead ... Detective (uncredited)
Dell Yount ... Court Bailiff (uncredited)

Produced by 

Curtis Hanson ... producer
Brian Helgeland ... co-producer
Dan Kolsrud ... executive producer
Arnon Milchan ... producer
Michael G. Nathanson ... producer (as Michael Nathanson)
David L. Wolper ... executive producer

Music by 

Jerry Goldsmith

Cinematography by 

Dante Spinotti ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Peter Honess ... (edited by)

Casting By 

Mali Finn

Production Design by 

Jeannine Oppewall

Art Direction by 

William Arnold ... (as Bill Arnold)

Set Decoration by 

Jay Hart ... (as Jay R. Hart)

Costume Design by 

Ruth Myers ... (costumes designed by)

Makeup Department 

Lance Anderson ... makeup artist
Janis Clark ... key hair stylist
Tommy Cole ... makeup artist
Scott H. Eddo ... makeup supervisor
John M. Elliott Jr. ... makeup supervisor
Jane English ... body makeup artist: Ms. Bassinger
Peter Savic ... hair stylist: Ms. Basinger
Linda Leiter Sharp ... hair stylist
Francesca Tolot ... makeup artist: Ms. Basinger
Gus Le Pre ... hair assistant (uncredited)

Production Management 

L. Dean Jones Jr. ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Jim Goldthwait ... second assistant director
Kevin Koster ... dga trainee
Heather Kritzer ... second second assistant director
Linda Montanti ... first assistant director
Drew Ann Rosenberg ... first assistant director

Art Department 

G. Roger Abell ... swing gang (as Roger Abell)
Renee Lee Alito ... construction estimator
P. Scott Bailey ... lead person (as Scott Bailey)
Julie Beattie Iiams ... swing gang (as Julie Beattie-Iiams)
Kai Blomberg ... swing gang
Louisa Bonnie ... set designer
Rick Broderman ... painter
Chuck Brooks ... stand-by greensman
Nancy Bullock ... construction accounting assistant
John Cales ... propmaker (as John C. Cales)
Alex Carrillo ... propmaker foreman
Javier Carrillo ... construction foreman
Ralph Clark ... painter
Stephanie Cooney ... painter
Al DeGaetano ... construction buyer
Dave DeGaetano ... construction coordinator
Al Eisenmann ... assistant property master (as Al Eisenmann II)
Ralph Fierro ... propmaker
Andrew P. Flores ... paint foreman (as Andy Flores)
Ed Galik ... propmaker
Moira Gill ... art department coordinator
Chris Grantz ... swing gang
Robert M. Hagman ... propmaker foreman (as Bob Hagman)
John K. Hill ... labor foreman
John Hinkle ... stand-by painter
Bruce Kerner ... signwriter
David O. Krupnick ... construction medic (as Dave Krupnick)
Julia K. Levine ... set designer (as Julia Levine)
R. Patrick McGee ... swing gang
Steven B. Melton ... property master
Andrea Morland ... art department production assistant
Roderick Nunnally ... painter (as Rod Nunnally)
Michael C. Paolone ... laborer / tool keeper
Troy Alan Peters ... on-set dresser
Tracy Pikes ... propmaker
Mark Poll ... set designer
Neil David Pontecorvo ... head greensman
Steven Rigamat ... construction location foreman (as Steve Rigamai)
John Root ... signwriter supervisor (as John L. Root)
Sal Sanchez ... plaster foreman
Alexa Shushan ... painter
Doug Sieck ... swing gang
Danielle Simpson ... set decorating buyer (as Danielle M. Simpson)
Paul Stanwyck ... head scenic painter (as Paul J. Stanwyck)
Gary Damian Thomas ... storyboard artist (as Gary Thomas)
Patrick Thoms ... painter
Shannon Curfman ... set decorator buyer: re-shoots (uncredited)
Drew H. Fash ... printed artwork (uncredited)
Jim C. Johnson ... set dresser (uncredited)
Merdyce McClaran ... assistant props (uncredited)
Stuart Rankine ... assistant property master (uncredited)
Mark Vance ... props (uncredited)
Chris Vigeant ... laborer gang boss (uncredited)
Jack White ... food stylist (uncredited)
Eric Yount ... carpenter (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Bob Beher ... foley editor
Anna Behlmer ... re-recording mixer
Brian Best ... apprentice sound editor
Gary Blufer ... sound effects recordist
Kay Colvin ... utility sound technician
Marc Deschaine ... assistant adr editor
Robert Deschaine ... adr recording mixer (as Bob Deschaine)
Joe Divitale ... sound effects editor (as Joseph Divitale)
Michael Dressel ... foley editor
Gordon Ecker ... sound effects editor
Thom 'Coach' Ehle ... consultant: Dolby sound
Kirk Francis ... production sound mixer
Steven Gerrior ... assistant sound editor
Hilda Hodges ... foley artist
Andrea Horta ... adr editor
Denise Horta ... adr editor
Glenn Hoskinson ... sound effects editor
Mildred Iatrou ... dialogue editor
John Leveque ... supervising sound editor
Diane Linn ... adr recordist
Kimberly Ellen Lowe ... dialogue editor (as Kimberly Lowe Voigt)
Steve Mann ... sound effects editor
Lori Martino ... foley editor
Andy Nelson ... re-recording mixer
Charleen Richards ... adr recording mixer
Terry Rodman ... sound designer
John Roesch ... foley artist
Mychal Smith ... boom operator
Cathie Speakman ... dialogue editor (as Catherine M. Speakman)
Becky Sullivan ... supervising adr editor
Shawn Sykora ... supervising foley editor
Roland N. Thai ... sound designer (as Roland Thai)
Tami Treadwell ... adr recordist
Tim Tuchrello ... apprentice sound editor
Donald L. Warner Jr. ... dialogue editor
Tom Lalley ... sound re-recording engineer (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

William N. Greene III ... special effects
Bob King ... special effects
Roger Lifsey ... special effects (as Roger W. Lifsey)
Robert L. Olmstead ... special effects (as Robert Olmstead)
Rudy Perez ... special effects (as Rudy R. Perez)
Eric Rylander ... special effects coordinator
David A. Schroeder ... special effects
Neil Smith ... special effects
Richard Stutsman ... special effects coordinator
Boyd Lacosse ... special effects technician (uncredited)
Christine Onesky ... special effects (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Peter Donen ... visual effects supervisor
Travis Baumann ... compositing artist (uncredited)

Stunts 

Joni Avery ... stunts
Rick Avery ... stunts
Joey Box ... stunts
Troy Brown ... stunts
Norm Compton ... stunts
Danny Costa ... stunts
Richard Drown ... stunts
Doc Duhame ... stunts
Gary Epper ... stunts
Richie Gaona ... stunts
Frankie 'G' Garbutt ... stunts (as Frankie Garbutt)
Bob Herron ... stunts
Toby Holguin ... stunts
Jeff Imada ... stunt coordinator
Kevin L. Jackson ... stunts (as Kevin Jackson)
Freddie Jin ... stunts (as Fred Jin)
Gene LeBell ... stunts (as Gene Lebell)
Fred Lerner ... stunts
Tom Lupo ... stunts
John Meier ... stunts
Jimmy Ortega ... stunts
Chris Palermo ... stunts
Gary Price ... stunts
Robby Robinson ... stunts
Troy Robinson ... stunts
Danny Rogers ... stunts
J.P. Romano ... stunts
Jimmy Romano ... stunts
Gilbert Rosales ... stunts
Anthony G. Schmidt ... stunts (as Anthony Schmidt)
Dion Mitchell ... utility stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

James W. Apted ... camera loader (as James Apted)
Randy Berrett ... grip
Corwin A. Bibb ... electrician (as Cory Bibb)
Blaise Dahlquist ... chief electrical rigging technician (as Blaise R. Dahlquist)
Jim Duggan ... key rigging grip
Robert Duggan ... best boy grip (as Bob Duggan)
Jeff Durling ... electrician
Carlos M. Gallardo ... grip
Lonnie S. Gatlin ... assistant chief lighting technician
Darryl 'Sparky' Herzon ... chief electrical rigging technician (as Daryl Herzon)
Gary Jay ... camera operator
Manny Jimenez ... grip
Duane Manwiller ... first assistant camera: "a" camera (as Duane 'DC' Manwiller)
Merrick Morton ... still photographer
James M. Muro ... steadicam operator (as James Muro)
Jeffrey W. Petersen ... chief lighting technician
Alberto S. Ramos ... dolly grip
Nikola Ristic ... electrician
Scott M. Robinson ... key grip (as Scott Robinson)
Kenny Schneider ... electrician (as Kenneth Schneider)
Eric Smith ... electrician
Peter Sorel ... still photographer
Mark Soucie ... electrician
Poly Veitzer ... second camera assistant
Glenn Brown ... camera production assistant (uncredited)
Mark Burnett ... video assist operator: stunts (uncredited)
Valeska Difrieri ... grip (uncredited)
Steve Galloway ... video assist (uncredited)
Peter Gulla ... camera operator (uncredited)
Edward A. Gutentag ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Christian J. Killingsworth ... rigging electrician (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Barbara Harris ... adr voice casting
Emily Schweber ... casting associate
Trish Stuckey ... extras casting associate

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Elizabeth Abate ... costumer
Gail Just ... costumer
Barry Kellogg ... costumer
Lisa Lovaas ... costume supervisor (as Lisa Nora Lovaas)
Tom Macdonald ... costumer (as Tom MacDonald)
Bella Noubarian ... seamstress
Donna O'Neal ... costumer: Ms. Basinger
Michael Tereschuk ... wardrobe cutter fitter
Marsha Bozeman ... wardrobe (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Beth Jochem Besterveld ... first assistant editor
Carole Henderson Harrington ... assistant editor (as Carole Henderson Sherr)
Mo Henry ... negative cutter
Craig Kitson ... assistant editor: main titles
David Orr ... color timer
Elizabeth Sherry ... cinemaestro assistant
Michael Trent ... assistant editor
Stephanie Olah ... assistant film editor (uncredited)
Anil Urmil ... assistant editor (uncredited)

Location Management 

Stephen Fischer ... assistant location manager
John Panzarella ... location manager
Leslie Thorson ... assistant location manager
Kenneth Hunter ... assistant location manager (uncredited)
Edward Mazurek ... assistant location manager (uncredited)

Music Department 

Bruce Botnick ... music scoring mixer
Kenneth Hall ... music editor
Malcolm McNab ... musician: trumpet solo
Paul Rabjohns ... music editor
Sally Boldt ... music editor (uncredited)
Tom Boyd ... oboe soloist (uncredited)
Alexander Courage ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Sandy DeCrescent ... orchestra contractor (uncredited)
Jerry Goldsmith ... conductor (uncredited) / score producer (uncredited)
Arthur Morton ... orchestrator (uncredited)
John Case Schaeffer II ... musician (uncredited)
James Thatcher ... musician: French horn (uncredited)
Nick Vidar ... music programmer (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Dave Amberik ... driver (as David W. Amberik)
Pete Bianco ... transportation captain
Richard M. Brasic ... driver
John Bush ... transportation co-captain
Rick Chouinard ... driver (as Richard Chouinard)
Reed Cohan ... driver
Vince De Amicis ... driver
Russ Della ... driver
Mark S. DeRosa ... transportation office coordinator
Keith Dillin ... transportation coordinator
Gino DiVitale ... driver
Sandra Freeman ... driver
Stephen Heinrich ... driver
Jerry Knight ... driver
Rochelle Mellon ... driver
Jan Ostermann ... driver (as Janet Osterman)
Miles Pierno ... driver
James Hooks Reynolds ... transportation co-captain
Olin Rushin ... driver
Patsy Rust ... driver (as Patsy L. Rust)
Chester Sohn ... driver
Brett Stach ... driver
Larry Stelling ... transportation co-captain
Charles Stepp ... driver
Steve Thompson ... driver
Dennis Yank ... driver
Kelly Yon ... driver
Dillin Craig ... picture car preparation (uncredited)
Chris Haynes ... driver (uncredited)

Other crew 

Wendy Altman-Cohen ... Principal Eyewear
Michael Battaglia ... unit publicist
John Baumhauer ... set production assistant
Shauna Beal ... assistant: Mr. Milchan
Kim Bodner ... production accountant
Hunter Cain ... set production assistant
Channa Paz Cajero ... set production assistant
Marila Chappelle ... post-production accountant
Bonnie Daniels ... production controller
Jessica Drake ... dialect coach: Mr. Crowe
Joe Durrenberger ... stand-in
Pablo Ferro ... title designer: main titles
Sara Flamm ... production secretary
Jim Flowers ... set production assistant
Dariea Garibaldi ... stand-in
Bradley L. Gordon ... accounting clerk
Lisa Grundy ... assistant: Curtis Hanson
David Guilbeau ... craft service (as Cajun)
Carolyn Hagan ... production office coordinator (as Carolyn Crittenden)
Mark D. Houston ... accounting clerk
Anthony E. Kountz ... set production assistant (as Tony Kountz)
Robert Lamkin ... chef: Michelson Food Services (as Bob Lamkin)
Patti McGuire ... assistant production coordinator
Cheryl McHugh ... payroll accountant
Susan Montgomery ... production accountant
Marie Nashold ... first aid (as Marie 'Ree' Hoke)
Connie Papineau ... script supervisor
Justin Petretti ... stand-in
Michele Platt ... assistant: Mr. Kolsrud
Rozzana Ramos ... assistant: Mr. Milchan (as Rozzana I. Ramos)
Thell Reed ... armorer
Sharron Reynolds ... script supervisor (as Sharron Reynolds-Enriquez)
Carlos Rodríguez ... sous chef: Michelson Food Services
Peter Schechtal ... sous chef: Michelson Food Services
Fred Scialla ... stand-in
Larry Stelling ... mechanic
Dallas Taylor ... office production assistant
Jill Tharp ... set production assistant
Kenny Vasquez ... set production assistant
Randy Walker ... police advisor: Call The Cops
Sam P. Whitehead ... stand-in (as Sam Whitehead)
Karen Yokomizo ... assistant accountant
Ted Yonenaka ... craft service
Doug Burch ... adr voice (uncredited)
Fred Fein ... stand-in (uncredited)
Stew Harty ... avid support staffer (uncredited)
Eric Kops ... publicist (uncredited)
Raul Moreno ... production assistant (uncredited)
Warren Smith ... production supervisor: re-shoots, Los Angeles (uncredited)
Mike Sudrow ... weapons handler (uncredited)
Michael Warwick ... research assistant (uncredited)

Thanks 

Debbie Herrera ... special thanks: Vista Group
Richard Neutra ... special thanks: The Lovell-Health House
Jack Vincennes ... dedicatee (as Sgt. Jack Vincennes)
Crew verified as complete

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