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The Bad and the Beautiful (1952) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Vincente Minnelli

Writing Credits  

Charles Schnee ... (screenplay)
 
George Bradshaw ... (story)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Lana Turner ... Georgia
Kirk Douglas ... Jonathan
Walter Pidgeon ... Harry Pebbel
Dick Powell ... James Lee Bartlow
Barry Sullivan ... Fred Amiel
Gloria Grahame ... Rosemary
Gilbert Roland ... 'Gaucho'
Leo G. Carroll ... Henry Whitfield
Vanessa Brown ... Kay Amiel
Paul Stewart ... Syd
Sammy White Sammy White ... Gus
Elaine Stewart ... Lila
Ivan Triesault ... Von Ellstein
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jay Adler ... Mr. Z - Party Guest (uncredited)
Stanley Andrews ... Sheriff (uncredited)
Ben Astar ... Joe - Party Guest (uncredited)
Alex Ball Alex Ball ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Barbara Billingsley ... Evelyn Lucien - Costumer (uncredited)
John Bishop John Bishop ... Ferraday (uncredited)
Madge Blake ... Mrs. Rosser (uncredited)
Marshall Bradford Marshall Bradford ... Man Outside Club (uncredited)
Hadda Brooks Hadda Brooks ... Piano Player (uncredited)
Ralph Brooks Ralph Brooks ... Mourner (uncredited)
Robert Burton ... McDill (uncredited)
Francis X. Bushman ... Eulogist (uncredited)
Louis Calhern ... Georgia Lorrison's Father (voice) (uncredited)
Marietta Canty ... Ida (uncredited)
Robert Carson ... Casting Director (uncredited)
Janet Comerford Janet Comerford ... Bobby-Soxer (uncredited)
James Conaty James Conaty ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Jonathan Cott ... Assistant Director (uncredited)
Lillian Culver ... Real Estate Woman (uncredited)
Alexis Davidoff Alexis Davidoff ... Priest (uncredited)
Bob Davis Bob Davis ... Assistant (uncredited)
Sandy Descher ... Screaming Little Girl on 'Cat Man' Set (uncredited)
Phil Dunham ... Pawnbroker (uncredited)
Steve Dunhill ... Cameraman (uncredited)
Franklyn Farnum ... Assistant on Set (uncredited)
James Farrar James Farrar ... Publicity Man (uncredited)
Bess Flowers ... Joe's Friend at Party (uncredited)
George Ford George Ford ... Club Patron (uncredited)
Steve Forrest ... Actor in Georgia's Screen Test (uncredited)
Kathleen Freeman ... Miss March (uncredited)
Rudy Germane Rudy Germane ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Frank Gerstle ... Gabby Agent at Party (uncredited)
Ned Glass ... Wardrobe Man (uncredited)
Lisa Golm ... Undetermined Minor Role (uncredited) (unconfirmed)
James Gonzalez ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Phyllis Graffeo Phyllis Graffeo ... Leading Lady (uncredited)
Herschel Graham Herschel Graham ... Party Guest (uncredited)
A. Cameron Grant A. Cameron Grant ... Assistant Director (uncredited)
William E. Green William E. Green ... Hugo Shields (uncredited)
Dabbs Greer ... Studio Lighting Technician (uncredited)
Robert Haines Robert Haines ... Mourner (uncredited)
Sam Harris Sam Harris ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Stuart Holmes ... Poker Player (uncredited)
Dick Johnstone Dick Johnstone ... Mourner (uncredited)
Ted Jordan Ted Jordan ... Assistant Director (uncredited)
Kurt Kasznar ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Joseph Keane Joseph Keane ... Assistant Director (uncredited)
Kenner G. Kemp ... Mourner (uncredited)
Peggy King ... Singer at Party (uncredited)
Lucy Knoch ... Blonde Dancing with Gaucho (uncredited)
Mike Lally Mike Lally ... Preview Ticket Taker (uncredited)
George J. Lewis ... 'Far Away Mountain' Test Actor #2 (uncredited)
Wilbur Mack ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Paul Marion Paul Marion ... Spanish Actor in Screen Test (uncredited)
Paul Maxey Paul Maxey ... Man Talking to Gabby Agent at Party (uncredited)
May McAvoy ... Pebbel's Secretary (uncredited)
Harold Miller ... Mourner (uncredited)
Patrick J. Molyneaux Patrick J. Molyneaux ... Studio Electrician (uncredited)
Roger Moore ... Cigar Clerk (uncredited)
Ellanora Needles ... Reporter (uncredited)
Richard Norris Richard Norris ... Leading Man (uncredited)
William H. O'Brien ... Waiter at Party (uncredited)
Pat O'Malley ... Man Outside Club (uncredited)
Christopher Olsen ... Amiel's Boy (uncredited)
Dorothy Patrick ... Arlene (uncredited)
William 'Bill' Phillips ... Assistant Director (uncredited)
Murray Pollack Murray Pollack ... Theatre Worker (uncredited)
Paul Power Paul Power ... Theatre Manager (uncredited)
Kathy Qualen Kathy Qualen ... Bobby-Soxer (uncredited)
Anthony Redondo Anthony Redondo ... Crew Member (uncredited)
Jeff Richards ... Studio Props Department Man (uncredited)
Jeffrey Sayre ... Waiter (uncredited)
Frank J. Scannell Frank J. Scannell ... Reporter (uncredited)
Perry Sheehan Perry Sheehan ... Pebbel's Secretary (uncredited)
George Sherwood George Sherwood ... Cameraman (uncredited)
Luther Shields Luther Shields ... Minor role (uncredited)
Reginald Simpson Reginald Simpson ... Poker Player (uncredited)
Mabel Smaney Mabel Smaney ... Heavy Woman (uncredited)
Norman Stevans Norman Stevans ... Theatre Worker (uncredited)
William Tannen ... Reporter (uncredited)
Dee Turnell ... Linda Ronley (uncredited)
Harry Tyler ... Minor role (uncredited)
Kaaren Verne ... Rosa (uncredited)
Ray Walker ... Cameraman (uncredited)
Harte Wayne Harte Wayne ... Judge (uncredited)
Lawrence A. Williams Lawrence A. Williams ... Poker Player (uncredited)
Eric Wilton Eric Wilton ... Butler (uncredited)
Wilson Wood Wilson Wood ... Man on Movie Set (uncredited)
Douglas Yorke Douglas Yorke ... Leading Man (uncredited)

Produced by 

John Houseman ... producer

Music by 

David Raksin

Cinematography by 

Robert Surtees ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Conrad A. Nervig

Art Direction by 

Edward C. Carfagno ... (as Edward Carfagno)
Cedric Gibbons

Set Decoration by 

F. Keogh Gleason ... (as Keogh Gleason) (set decorations)
Edwin B. Willis ... (set decorations)

Makeup Department 

Sydney Guilaroff ... hair stylist
William Tuttle ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Dave Friedman ... production manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Jerry Thorpe ... assistant director

Art Department 

Frank Wesselhoff ... painter (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Douglas Shearer ... recording supervisor

Special Effects by 

A. Arnold Gillespie ... special effects
Warren Newcombe ... special effects

Stunts 

Eric Alden ... stunts (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Helen Rose ... women's costumes designed by
Joan Joseff ... costume jeweller (uncredited)

Music Department 

Gus Bivona ... musician: saxophone (uncredited)
Lawrence Morton ... orchestrator (uncredited)
David Raksin ... conductor (uncredited) / orchestrator (uncredited)
Ruby Raksin ... orchestrator (uncredited)

Other crew 

Alex Romero ... choreographer (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

See also

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

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