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Ghost Dad (1990) Poster

(1990)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Sidney Poitier

Writing Credits (WGA)  

Brent Maddock ... (story) &
S.S. Wilson ... (story)
 
Phil Alden Robinson ... (screenplay) (as Chris Reese) and
Brent Maddock ... (screenplay) &
S.S. Wilson ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Bill Cosby ... Elliot Hopper
Kimberly Russell ... Diane Hopper
Denise Nicholas ... Joan
Ian Bannen ... Sir Edith Moser
Christine Ebersole ... Carol
Barry Corbin ... Mr. Emery Collins
Salim Grant Salim Grant ... Danny Hopper
Brooke Fontaine Brooke Fontaine ... Amanda Hopper
Dakin Matthews ... Mr. Seymour
Dana Ashbrook ... Tony Ricker
Omar Gooding ... Stuart
Raynor Scheine ... Curtis Burch, the Cabbie
Arnold Stang ... Mr. Cohen, Elderly Patient
Brian Stokes Mitchell ... Teacher (as Brian Mitchell)
Lisa Mene Nemacheck Lisa Mene Nemacheck ... Jonelle
Donzaleigh Abernathy ... E.R. Nurse
George Ganz George Ganz ... Mr. Nero
Cyndi James Gossett Cyndi James Gossett ... E.R. Doctor
Josef Hajduk Josef Hajduk ... Student #1
Kevin Lee Kevin Lee ... Student #2
Becky Katzen Becky Katzen ... Student #3
Bryant Edwards Bryant Edwards ... Student #4
Trenton Teigen ... Student #5
Mary Munday Mary Munday ... Executive #1
Norman Merrill Norman Merrill ... Executive #2
Ted Hayden Ted Hayden ... Executive #3
Raymond E. Foti Raymond E. Foti ... Executive #4
Frank Biro Frank Biro ... Executive #5
Amy Hill ... Nurse #1
Patrika Darbo ... Nurse #2
Kenny Ford Jr. Kenny Ford Jr. ... Buddy #1
Adam Jeffries Adam Jeffries ... Buddy #2
Austin Garrett Austin Garrett ... Buddy #3
Douglas Johnson Douglas Johnson ... Lab Technician
James McIntire James McIntire ... Sheriff
Eric Menyuk ... Clinic Doctor
Rita Vassallo Rita Vassallo ... ICU Nurse #1
Jeanne Mori Jeanne Mori ... ICU Nurse #2
Jizelle Morris Jizelle Morris ... Screaming Girl
Pamela Poitier Pamela Poitier ... Nurse Satler, the X-Ray nurse
Robin Pearson Rose Robin Pearson Rose ... Hospital Administrator
Becky Sweet Becky Sweet ... Classmate
Robert Covarrubias ... Man in Waiting Room
Meredith Gordon Meredith Gordon ... Woman in Taxi
Cedric Scott ... Radio Announcer
LaGloria Scott LaGloria Scott ... Additional Voices (voice)
Kerry Gutierrez Kerry Gutierrez ... Additional Voices (voice)
Kaleena Kiff ... Additional Voices (voice)
Rocky Krakoff Rocky Krakoff ... Additional Voices (voice)
Jonathan Brandis ... Additional Voices (voice)
Ryan McWhorter Ryan McWhorter ... Additional Voices (voice)
Suzanne Stone Suzanne Stone ... Additional Voices (voice)
Barbara Harris Barbara Harris ... Additional Voices (voice) (as Barbara Iley)
Carol King Carol King ... Additional Voices (voice)
Doris Hess Doris Hess ... Additional Voices (voice)
Cathy Cavadini ... Additional Voices (voice)
David McCharen David McCharen ... Additional Voices (voice)
David Randolph David Randolph ... Additional Voice (voice) (as David J. Randolph)
Greg Finley ... Additional Voices (voice)
Bryan Scott Bryan Scott ... Additional Voices (voice)
J.D. Hall ... Additional Voices (voice)
Joseph Chapman Joseph Chapman ... Additional Voices (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John C. McDonnell ... Patient (uncredited)
Kyle Pittman Kyle Pittman ... Kid (uncredited)

Produced by 

Terence Nelson ... producer (as Terry Nelson)
Stan Robertson ... executive producer
David Wisnievitz ... associate producer

Music by 

Henry Mancini

Cinematography by 

Andrew Laszlo

Film Editing by 

Pembroke J. Herring ... (as Pembroke Herring)

Casting By 

Nancy Nayor

Production Design by 

Henry Bumstead

Art Direction by 

Bernie Cutler

Set Decoration by 

Richard C. Goddard ... (as Richard Goddard)

Makeup Department 

Stephanie Cozart Burton ... makeup artist (as Stephanie R. Cozart)
Lola Kemp ... hair stylist
Chris McBee ... hair stylist: second unit
Wynona Price ... makeup artist: second unit

Production Management 

David Wisnievitz ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Candace Allen ... first assistant director
Michael Baxter ... dga trainee (as Michael Ryan Baxter)
Hope R. Goodwin ... second assistant director (as Hope Goodwin)
Valley Via Reseigne ... first assistant director: second unit
Ira S. Rosenstein ... second assistant director: second unit (as Ira Stanley Rosenstein)
David N. Schrager ... second second assistant director (as David Schrager)
Fred Waugh ... second unit director (as Fred M. Waugh)

Art Department 

William A. Barry III ... set dresser
John V. Cartwright ... senior set designer (as John Cartwright)
Leonard Cross ... set dresser
Victor Wayne Harris ... assistant property master
Peter Lamppu ... construction foreman
Neil L. Lester ... stand-by painter
Shirley Moore ... assistant property master
Joseph Musso ... illustrator
Richard Reseigne ... construction coordinator
John Schacht ... lead man
David Scott ... property master (as David L. Scott)
J.D. Smith ... lead man
Willie J. Thompson ... property master
Steven Fidler ... prop maker (uncredited)
Neil Garland ... propmaker (uncredited)
Steven Kissick ... carpenter (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Rick Alexander ... supervising re-recording mixer
James Bolt ... re-recording mixer (as Jim Bolt)
Steve Borne ... assistant sound editor (as Steve Born)
Michael Evje ... production mixer
Joel Fein ... re-recording mixer
Richard Friedman ... a.d.r. editor
Mark Gordon ... sound editor
William Hartman ... sound editor (as Bill Hartman)
Roxanne Jones ... sound editor (as Roxanne McCarthy)
Fred Judkins ... sound editor
Joe Kenworthy ... production mixer
Karla Knorr ... assistant sound editor
James M. McCann ... boom operator (as Jim McCann)
Tom C. McCarthy ... supervising sound editor (as Tom McCarthy)
Christopher Moriana ... foley by (as Chris Moriana)
James Moriana ... foley by (as Jim Moriana)
Albert Romero ... recordist (as Alberto Romero)
Tanya Sharp David ... a.d.r. mixer (as Tanya David)
Winfred Tennison ... cableman
Don S. Walden ... sound editor (as Don Walden)
Beau Biggart ... adr mixer (uncredited)
Steve Kohler ... foley recordist (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Richard Buckler ... special effects man
Noel Butcher ... special effects man
Gary D'Amico ... special effects: second unit
Garry Elmendorf ... special effects: second unit
Ray O. Hardesty ... wire crew (as Roy Hardesty)
Robert Harman ... aerial wire supervisor
Richard O. Helmer ... special effects supervisor
Sanford Kennedy ... special effects man
Christian E. Lemer ... special effects: second unit (as Christian Lemer)
Phil Meador ... process plate supervisor: second unit
Bruce Minkus ... special effects man
Eric Rylander ... special effects man
Roy Weatherley ... wire crew

Visual Effects by 

Richard Alexander ... cine technician: Apogee Productions
Tim Angulo ... associate producer: The Chandler Group
Michael Backauskas ... visual effects editor
Don Baker ... supervisor: The Chandler Group
Jay Baker ... production secretary: The Chandler Group
Kathy Baker ... assistant production coordinator: The Chandler Group
David Bartholomew ... visual effects editor: The Chandler Group (as Dave Bartholomew)
Cosmas Paul Bolger Jr. ... optical camera operator: Apogee Productions
Kai Brown ... optical assistant: The Chandler Group
Bruce Cardozo ... optical lineup: The Chandler Group
Mike Chambers ... visual effects coordinator: Apogee Productions
Clint Colver ... animation supervisor: Apogee Productions
Dennis Dorney ... optical lineup: Apogee Productions
Roger Dorney ... optical photography: Apogee Productions
David Drzewiecki ... assistant: Apogee Productions (as Dave Drzewiecki)
Michael Ferriter ... optical supervisor: The Chandler Group (as Michael P. Ferriter)
Michael Gibson ... art department supervisor: The Chandler Group
Ron Goldstein ... facilities manager: Apogee Productions
Allen Gonzales ... roto artist: The Chandler Group
Joel Hynek ... supervisor: R/Greenberg Associates (as Joel C. Hynek)
Paul D. Johnson ... software development: Apogee Productions
Scott Keppler ... assistant editor: The Chandler Group
Nick G. Linardos ... optical lineup: Apogee Productions
Eugene Mamut ... cameraman: R/Greenberg Associates
Steve Mate ... optical assistant: The Chandler Group
Cheryl McQuady ... roto artist: The Chandler Group
Michael Douglas Middleton ... still photographer: Apogee Productions
Jenifer Miller ... optical coordinator: The Chandler Group
Jeff Nicholson ... optical camera operator: The Chandler Group
January Nordman ... roto artist: The Chandler Group
Eric Peterson ... assistant: Apogee Productions
Janos Pilenei ... optical layout: R/Greenberg Associates
Jerry Pooler ... optical camera operator: Apogee Productions
Wally Schaab ... optical camera operator: The Chandler Group (as Wallace E. Schaab Jr.)
John Scheele ... producer: The Chandler Group
James Seltenreich ... optical lineup: Apogee Productions
Robert Shepherd ... executive producer: Apogee Productions
William Shourt ... rigging engineer: Apogee Productions (as Bill Shourt)
Track Stauts-Callahan ... production coordinator: The Chandler Group
David Stump ... operator: Apogee Productions
John E. Sullivan ... director of photography: Apogee Productions (as John Sullivan)
John Swallow ... producer: Apogee Productions
Dave Washburn ... animation camera operator: The Chandler Group
Joseph Yanuzzi ... effects editor: Apogee Productions
Richard Yuricich ... visual effects supervisor
David Cornelius ... motion control technician (uncredited)
Alan G. Markowitz ... optical effects cameraman (uncredited)
Vincent E. Toto ... camera assistant (uncredited)

Stunts 

Mello Alexandria ... stunts
Gregory J. Barnett ... stunts (as Greg Barnett)
Ray Bickel ... stunts (as Ray Bickle)
Janet Brady ... stunts
Alex Brown ... stunts
Gilbert B. Combs ... stunts (as Gilbert Combs)
Brian Davis ... stunts
David R. Ellis ... stunts (as David Ellis)
Kenny Endoso ... stunts
James M. Halty ... stunts (as Jim Halty)
Joy Hooper ... stunts
Tommy J. Huff ... stunts (as Tommy Huff)
Gary Hymes ... stunts
Jeff Imada ... stunts
Jim Kirby ... stunts
Jack Lance ... stunts
Al Lee ... stunts
Irving E. Lewis ... stunts (as Irving Lewis)
Kym Washington Longino ... stunts (as Kym Washington)
Dennis Madalone ... stunts
Rusty McClennon ... stunts
Buck McDancer ... stunts
Gary McLarty ... stunts
John Meier ... stunts (as Johnny Meier)
Bennie Moore ... stunts
Alan Oliney ... stunt coordinator
Ernie F. Orsatti ... stunts (as Ernie Orsatti)
Noon Orsatti ... stunts
Gary Price ... stunts
Lynn Salvatori ... stunts
Sharon Schaffer ... stunts
Al Simon ... stunts
Clifford Strong ... stunts (as Cliff Strong)
Ric Roman Waugh ... stunts (as Ricky Waugh)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Adelfo Acosta ... company grip
Gary Baum ... second assistant camera: second unit (as Gary Howard Baum)
Howard L. Bingham ... still photographer
Christian H. Burton ... second assistant camera (as Chris H. Burton)
Davie Carothers ... second assistant camera
Steven Clark ... company grip
Richard Hartley ... best boy
William T. Jones ... company grip (as Wm T. 'Jake' Jones)
Ray Kinzer ... key grip
Greg Langham ... lamp operator
Jeffrey Laszlo ... camera operator
William A. Lowman ... lamp operator (as Bill Lowman)
Robert D. McBride ... camera operator: second unit (as Bob McBride)
Richard Craig Meinardus ... first assistant camera (as Dick Meinardus)
Darrow Minor ... lamp operator
Richard Mosier ... first assistant camera
David B. Nowell ... director of photography: second unit (as David Nowell)
Don Nygren ... gaffer
Craig Peiffer ... key grip: second unit (as Craig R. Peiffer)
Alberto S. Ramos ... dolly grip (as Albert Ramos)
Glenn K. Shimada ... first assistant camera: second unit (as Glenn Shimada)
Steve Simon ... second assistant camera: second unit
Bill Slemmons ... second grip
Thomas J. Thompson ... grip: second unit (as Tommy Thompson)
Robert A. Torres ... first assistant camera: second unit (as Bob Torres)
Richard Turner ... camera operator
Joseph A. Unsinn ... video playback operator (as Joe Unsinn)
Jerry Woodside ... best boy
Michael Kelem ... aerial camera operator (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Barbara Harris ... voice casting
Donna Larson ... casting associate

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Winnie D. Brown ... costume supervisor
Maritza Garcia-Roddy ... key costumer (as Maritza L. Garcia)
Betty Griffin ... costumer
Joey Williams ... costumer: men

Editorial Department 

Tim Board ... assistant editor (as Timothy Board)
Leslie Jones ... assistant editor
Craig A. Nelson ... apprentice editor
Ray Sabo ... negative cutter
J.D. Smith ... apprentice editor

Location Management 

Kokayi Ampah ... location manager
George Bosley ... assistant location manager (as George C. Bosley)
Brian Brosnan ... location manager (as Brian G. Brosnan)

Music Department 

Bill Conti ... musical cues
Robert Fernandez ... music mixer (as Bobby Fernandez)
Stephen A. Hope ... music editor
Celia Weiner ... music editor (uncredited)

Script and Continuity Department 

Kerry Lyn McKissick ... script supervisor
Patience Thoreson ... script supervisor: second unit

Transportation Department 

Jack Grant ... transportation captain
Chris Haynes ... driver
Richard McLaughlin ... transportation captain
William 'Scott' Pierson ... transportation coordinator (as Wm Scott Pierson)

Other crew 

Donzaleigh Abernathy ... production assistant: second unit
Malcolm Atterbury Jr. ... technical advisor
Donelle Buck ... assistant: Mr. Robertson
Marcia Coleman ... first aid: second unit
Fernando Cubillas ... production assistant
Susan W. Dunkow ... production coordinator
Susan Garrison ... assistant: Mr. Poitier
Rhona Gordon ... teacher (as Rhona Gordon Jepsen)
Julie Hanks ... assistant: Mr. Nelson
Maureen Higgins ... assistant auditor
Bob Landau ... production assistant: second unit
Jim McCarthy ... production auditor (as James McCarthy)
Thomas N. Muziani ... technical consultant: medical
Pamela Poitier ... production assistant
Karen Sabo ... assistant: Mr. Nelson
Caryn M. Sanchez ... assistant: Mr. Cosby
Cedric Scott ... production associate
Bruce Sinclair ... technical consultant: magic
Rosalind Stevenson ... publicist
Joice Stewart ... assistant auditor (as Joice Lee Stewart)
Douy Swofford ... title designer
Mark Clare Thomas ... assistant production coordinator
Solombra Tucker ... production assistant
Robert 'Bobby Z' Zajonc ... helicopter pilot (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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