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Altered States (1980) Poster

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Directed by 

Ken Russell

Writing Credits  

Paddy Chayefsky ... (written for the screen by) (as Sidney Aaron)
 
Paddy Chayefsky ... (novel)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

William Hurt ... Eddie Jessup
Blair Brown ... Emily Jessup
Bob Balaban ... Arthur Rosenberg
Charles Haid ... Mason Parrish
Thaao Penghlis ... Eccheverria
Miguel Godreau Miguel Godreau ... Primal Man
Dori Brenner Dori Brenner ... Sylvia Rosenberg
Peter Brandon Peter Brandon ... Hobart
Charles White-Eagle ... The Brujo
Drew Barrymore ... Margaret Jessup
Megan Jeffers Megan Jeffers ... Grace Jessup
Jack Murdock Jack Murdock ... Hector Orteco
Francis X. McCarthy ... Obispo (as Frank McCarthy)
Deborah Baltzell Deborah Baltzell ... Schizophrenic Patient
Evan Richards ... Young Rosenberg
Hap Lawrence ... Endocrinology Fellow
John Walter Davis John Walter Davis ... Medical Technician
Cynthia Burr Cynthia Burr ... Parrish's Girl
Susan Bredhoff Susan Bredhoff ... Eccheverria's Girl
John Larroquette ... X-Ray Technician
George Gaynes ... Dr. Wissenschaft
Ora Rubinstein Ora Rubinstein ... Young Medical Student
Paul Larsson ... Charlie Thomas
Eric Forst Eric Forst ... Mingus
Adriana Shaw Adriana Shaw ... Dr. Antonini
Martin Fiscoe Martin Fiscoe ... Graduate Student
Olivia Michelle Olivia Michelle ... Veronica

Produced by 

Stuart Baird ... associate producer
Howard Gottfried ... producer
Daniel Melnick ... executive producer

Music by 

John Corigliano

Cinematography by 

Jordan Cronenweth

Film Editing by 

Eric Jenkins
Jack Harnish ... (uncredited)

Casting By 

Howard Feuer
Jeremy Ritzer

Production Design by 

Richard Macdonald ... (as Richard McDonald)

Set Decoration by 

Thomas L. Roysden ... (as Thomas Roysden)

Costume Design by 

Ruth Myers

Makeup Department 

Carl Fullerton ... special makeup assistant
Michael Hancock ... makeup artist
Craig Reardon ... special makeup assistant
Dick Smith ... special makeup
Dione Taylor ... hair stylist (as Dione Taylor-Demsky)
Rick Baker ... special makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management 

David Silver ... unit production manager (as Dave Silver)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Gary Daigler ... assistant director
Peter Schindler ... second assistant director

Art Department 

Gary Clark ... head paint foreman
Stan Cockerell ... assistant props
Tony Dyson ... props
Sidney H. Greenwood ... property master (as Syd Greenwood)
Jeff Howard ... assistant art director
Joseph Hurley ... illustrator (as Joe Hurley)
Bill Iiams ... general foreman
Roger Irvin ... construction coordinator
Ronald C. Jacobs ... lead man (as Ron Jacobs)
Stephane Goulet ... property supervisor (uncredited)
William Hams ... construction foreman (uncredited)
Richard M. Kristy ... set dresser (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Willie D. Burton ... sound mixer (as Willie Burton)
Michael Colgan ... supervising sound editor
Laurey Condon ... assistant sound editor
Les Fresholtz ... re-recording mixer
Don Higgins ... sound editor
Jerry Jacobson ... adr editor
Stephen Katz ... sound consultant
Marvin E. Lewis ... boom operator (as Marvin Lewis)
Michael Minkler ... re-recording mixer
Arthur Piantadosi ... re-recording mixer
Fred Stafford ... sound editor
Colin Waddy ... sound editor
Jay Wertz ... sound editor
Robert W. Harris ... cableman (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

David Domeyer ... special effects
Larry L. Fuentes ... assistant special effects (as Larry Fuentes)
Chuck Gaspar ... special effects
James Kagel ... sculptor
Jeffrey A. Wischnack ... special effects technician
Woody Omens ... director of photography: special effects (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Robert Blalack ... special optical effects (as Robbie Blalack)
Bran Ferren ... special visual effects
Louie Schwartzberg ... time lapse photography (as Lou Schwartzberg)
Jamie Shourt ... special optical effects
Max W. Anderson ... visual effects (uncredited)

Stunts 

M. James Arnett ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Garrett Brown ... steadicam operator
James Glennon ... camera operator
Adam Glick ... set lighting technician
Barbara Hanania ... additional assistant camera: Boston
Gary Holt ... gaffer
Johnny E. Jensen ... first assistant camera (as John Jensen)
Carey Jones ... second assistant camera
Sal Martorano ... electrician
Mark Ratering ... camera operator: intern
Morgan Renard ... still photographer
Bob Rose ... key grip (as Bobby Rose)
Chris Strong ... electrician
John Burrell ... electrician (uncredited)
Carl R. Gibson Jr. ... second grip (uncredited)
Larry Lydia ... company grip (uncredited)
Walter Nichols ... best boy (uncredited)
A.J. Robicheau ... electrician (uncredited)
Eric Smith ... electrician (uncredited)
Lynn Troupe ... company grip (uncredited)
Don Whipple ... dolly grip (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Stephen Kolzak ... additional casting (as Steve Kolzak)
Joel Thurm ... additional casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Darryl M. Athons ... costumer: men (as Darryl Athons)
Shanan Harrell ... costumer: women

Editorial Department 

Cari Coughlin ... apprentice editor
Arthur W. Forney ... assistant editor
Paul Hamill ... post-production assistant: Cinema Research Corp.
Thomas Penick ... assistant editor
William J. Meshover ... second assistant editor (uncredited)

Location Management 

Paul Pav ... location manager

Music Department 

John David Earnest ... orchestrator
Donald Harris ... music editor (as Don Harris)
Pierre Henry ... music excerpt: Voile d'Orphee
Christopher Keene ... conductor
Charles Morrow ... composer: additional music
Sheldon Shkolnik ... assistant to composer
John David Earnest ... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Brian L. McCarty ... music playback (uncredited)
Dan Wallin ... scoring mixer (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Gina August ... driver
John M. Woodward ... transportation coordinator (as John Woodward)
Anthony Ardito ... driver: honeywagon (uncredited)
Ed Golab ... driver (uncredited)
Vern Jacobs ... driver (uncredited)
Charles Misere ... transportation captain (uncredited)
Fred Moshier ... driver (uncredited)
Ron Riner ... driver (uncredited)

Other crew 

Scott Bartlett ... technical advisor
Richard Clark ... technical advisor
Carline Davis-Dyer ... script supervisor (as Cariline Davis-Dyer)
Jimsie Eason ... production associate
Richard Greenberg ... title designer
Christina Lear ... assistant to producer
Vivian Russell ... assistant: Mr. Russell (as Vivian Jolly)
David Sadava ... scientific advisor
Alan Shapiro ... production intern
Lee Stitch ... production secretary
Susan Tarr ... research assistant
John Cunningham Lilly ... scientific researcher (uncredited)
Bill Iiams ... general foreman (uncredited)
George Leslie ... production auditor (uncredited)
Craig Miller ... marketing consultant (uncredited)
Philip Sharpe ... effects technician (uncredited)

See also

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

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