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Do the Right Thing (1989) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Spike Lee

Writing Credits  

Spike Lee ... (written by)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Danny Aiello ... Sal
Ossie Davis ... Da Mayor
Ruby Dee ... Mother Sister
Richard Edson ... Vito
Giancarlo Esposito ... Buggin Out
Spike Lee ... Mookie
Bill Nunn ... Radio Raheem
John Turturro ... Pino
Paul Benjamin ... ML
Frankie Faison ... Coconut Sid
Robin Harris ... Sweet Dick Willie
Joie Lee ... Jade
Miguel Sandoval ... Officer Ponte
Rick Aiello ... Officer Long
John Savage ... Clifton
Samuel L. Jackson ... Mister Señor Love Daddy (as Sam Jackson)
Rosie Perez ... Tina
Roger Guenveur Smith ... Smiley
Steve White ... Ahmad
Martin Lawrence ... Cee
Leonard L. Thomas ... Punchy (as Leonard Thomas)
Christa Rivers Christa Rivers ... Ella
Frank Vincent ... Charlie
Luis Antonio Ramos ... Stevie (as Luis Ramos)
Richard Habersham Richard Habersham ... Eddie
Gwen McGee ... Louise
Steve Park ... Sonny
Ginny Yang Ginny Yang ... Kim
Sherwin Park Sherwin Park ... Korean Child
Shawn Elliott ... Puerto Rican Icee Man
Diva Osorio Diva Osorio ... Carmen
Chris Delaney Chris Delaney ... Stevie's Friends
Angel Ramirez Jr. Angel Ramirez Jr. ... Stevie's Friends (as Ángel Ramírez)
Sixto Ramos Sixto Ramos ... Stevie's Friends
Nelson Vasquez ... Stevie's Friends
Travell Lee Toulson Travell Lee Toulson ... Hector
Joel Nagle ... Sergeant
David E. Weinberg David E. Weinberg ... Plainclothes Detective
Yattee Brown Yattee Brown ... Double Dutch Girl
Mecca Brunson Mecca Brunson ... Double Dutch Girl
Shawn Stainback Shawn Stainback ... Double Dutch Girl
Soquana Wallace Soquana Wallace ... Double Dutch Girl
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Erik Dellums ... Customer in Pizzeria (uncredited)
Leland Hardy Leland Hardy ... Riot Starter (uncredited)
Garry Pastore ... P.O. Bonamo (uncredited)
Eric Payne ... Guy in Riot (uncredited)
John Michael Quinn John Michael Quinn ... Policeman (uncredited)
Michael Ralph ... Guy by Water Hydrant (uncredited)
Nicholas Turturro ... Policeman (uncredited)

Produced by 

Jon Kilik ... line producer
Spike Lee ... producer
Monty Ross ... co-producer

Music by 

Bill Lee

Cinematography by 

Ernest R. Dickerson ... (as Ernest Dickerson)

Film Editing by 

Barry Alexander Brown

Casting By 

Robi Reed

Production Design by 

Wynn Thomas

Set Decoration by 

Steve Rosse

Costume Design by 

Ruth E. Carter ... (as Ruth Carter)

Makeup Department 

Matiki Anoff ... makeup artist
Larry M. Cherry ... hair stylist (as Larry Cherry)
Marianna Najjar ... additional makeup artist

Production Management 

R.W. Dixon ... unit manager
Preston L. Holmes ... production supervisor (as Preston Holmes)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Nandi Bowe ... second assistant director
Randy Fletcher ... first assistant director
Christopher Lopez ... second second assistant director (as Chris Lopez)

Art Department 

Anthony Baldasare ... set dresser
Jeff Balsmeyer ... storyboard artist
Patricia Bases ... scenic artist
Sherman Benjamin ... shop production assistant
Michael L. Benson ... set dresser (as Michael Lee Benson)
Martin Bernstein ... construction coordinator
James R. Bilz ... set dresser (as James Bilz)
James Boniece ... construction grip (as James Bonice)
Dennis Bradford ... assistant art director
David Bromberg ... construction grip
Lawrence Casey ... scenic artist
Rodney Clark ... carpenter
Dominic Ferrara ... carpenter (as Dominic Ferrar)
Jeffrey L. Glave ... chargeman
Jonathan Graham ... construction grip
Harold Horn ... carpenter
Marc Henry Johnson ... second assistant props
Richard C. Kerekes ... construction grip (as Rich Kerekes)
Joyce Kubalak-Szuflita ... second scenic artist (as Joyce Kubalak)
Kevin Ladson ... third assistant props
Andrew Lassman ... additional assistant props (as Andy Lassman)
Timothy Main ... carpenter
Charlie Marroquin ... construction grip (as Charles Marroquin)
Chris Miller ... carpenter
Jeff Miller ... scenic artist
Monique Mitchell ... construction grip
Octavio Molina ... property master
Ken Nelson ... key set builder
Michael O'Dell Green ... assistant art director (as Michael Green)
Carl Peterson ... construction grip
Carl Prinzi ... construction grip
Thomas Hudson Reeve ... set dresser
Scott Rosenstock ... lead man
Jon Rudo ... assistant set decorator
Rosalie Russino ... shop person
Twad Schuetrum ... carpenter
Mark Paul Selemon ... first assistant props (as Mark Selemon)
Pam Stephens ... art department coordinator
Bryan Unger ... construction grip
Keith Wall ... key set dresser
Robert Woods Jr. ... construction production assistant
Jeff Naparstek ... set dresser (uncredited)
Jeffrey Rollins ... set dresser (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Abdul Malik Abbott ... cableman production assistant
Nzingha Clarke ... apprentice sound editor
Marko A. Costanzo ... foley artist
Michael DiCosimo ... stereo sound consultant: Dolby (as Mike DiCosimo)
William Docker ... apprentice sound editor
James Flatto ... assistant music editor / assistant sound editor
Tom Fleischman ... re-recording mixer
Rudy Gaskins ... sound editor
Eugene Gearty ... sound editor (as Gene Gearty)
Charles R. Hunt ... cableman production assistant (as Charles Hunt)
Skip Lievsay ... sound designer
Marissa Littlefield ... assistant sound editor
Alexander Markowski ... Rough Cut Sound Mix Engineer
Tony Martinez ... sound editor
Bruce Pross ... sound editor
Nic Ratner ... assistant sound editor
Andrew Schmetterling ... boom operator (as Andy Schmetterling)
Gail Showalter ... foley editor
Stuart Stanley ... sound editor
Jeffrey Stern ... dialogue editor (as Jeff Stern)
Frank Stettner ... sound recordist
Philip Stockton ... supervising dialogue editor
Brunilda Torres ... adr editor
George A. Lara ... foley mixer (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

John Berry ... special effects assistant (as John N. Berry)
Wilfred Caban ... special effects assistant
Paul Colangelo ... special effects assistant (as Paul Collangello)
David Fletcher ... special effects assistant (as Dave Fletcher)
William D. Harrison ... special effects assistant (as Bill Harrison)
Don Hewitt ... special effects assistant
Steven Kirshoff ... special effects (as Steve Kirshoff)
William Vanderputten ... special effects assistant (as William Van Der Putten)
Denis Zack ... special effects assistant (as Dennis Zack)

Stunts 

Danny Aiello III ... stunt double: Sal
Chantal Collins ... stunt coordinator assistant
Andy Duppin ... stunts
Gary Frith ... stunts
Rashon Khan ... stunts
Erik Koniger ... stunts
Francine Renee Lawrence ... stunt coordinator assistant
Malcolm Livingston ... stunts
David S. Lomax ... stunts
Dominic Marcus ... stunts
Eric Payne ... stunts (as Eric A. Payne)
Eddie Smith ... stunt coordinator
Roy Thomas ... stunts
Mharaka Washington ... stunt driver
Tom Wright ... stunts
Hugh Aodh O'Brien ... stunts (uncredited)
Garry Pastore ... utility stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Stuart Allen ... crane technician: Louma crane
John Archibald ... additional grip
Erich Augenstein ... additional grip
Rodney Bauer ... third grip
Donald Bialer ... additional grip (as Donald Bailer)
James Boorman ... electrician
Jonathan Burkhart ... first assistant camera
Addison Cook ... electric trainee
Val DeSalvo ... best boy (as Val Desalvo)
Bob Gorelick ... additional assistant camera
Charles Houston ... gaffer
Robert Ippolito ... key grip
Roger Kimpton ... additional grip
David Lee ... still photographer
Juan Lopez ... electric trainee
Darnell Martin ... second assistant camera
Serge Mihajlov ... third electrician (as Sergei Mihajlov)
John Newby ... camera operator
Rex North ... dolly grip
John O'Malley ... third electrician
George Pattison ... additional camera operator
Frank Prinzi ... additional camera operator
Paul Reuter ... additional assistant camera (as Paul S. Reuter)
Derrick Still ... generator operator
Marcus Turner ... grip trainee
Christopher Vanzant ... electrician
Paul Wachter ... best boy

Casting Department 

Sarah Hyde Hamlet ... extras casting (as Sarah Hyde-Hamlet)
Andrea Reed ... casting assistant
Tracy Vilar ... casting production assistant

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Michèle Boissière Armstrong ... wardrobe production assistant (as Michele Boissiere)
Valerie Gladstone-Appel ... wardrobe seamstress (as Valerie A. Gladstone)
Karen Perry ... assistant costume designer
Jennifer Ruscoe ... wardrobe supervisor
Millicent Shelton ... wardrobe production assistant

Editorial Department 

Tula Goenka ... assistant editor
Bob Hagans ... color timer
John Nicolard ... color timer
Noëlle Penraat ... negative matcher
Leander T. Sales ... apprentice editor (as Leander Sales)

Location Management 

Brent Owens ... location manager
Eddie Rehfeldt ... location scout (uncredited)
Grant Harper Reid ... location scout (uncredited)

Music Department 

Elena Barere ... musician: violin, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Kenny Barron ... musician: piano, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Sandra Billingslea ... musician: violin, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Terence Blanchard ... musician: trumpet, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Alfred Brown ... musician: viola, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra (as Alfred V. Brown)
Carol Buck ... musician: cello, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
John R. Dexter ... musician: viola, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Lewis Eley ... musician: violin, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Barry Finclair ... musician: viola, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Michael Fleming ... musician: bass, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra (as Michael M. Fleming)
Eileen M. Folson ... musician: cello, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Maureen Gallagher ... musician: viola, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Winterton Garvey ... musician: violin, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Kenneth Gordon ... musician: violin, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Donald Harris ... musician: alto saxophone, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Juliette Hassner ... musician: viola, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Richard Hendrickson ... musician: violin, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra (as Richard Henrickson)
Cecelia Hobbs Gardner ... musician: violin, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra (as Cecelia A. Hobbs)
Robert Hurst ... musician: bass, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Regis Iandiorio ... musician: violin, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Marlon Jordan ... musician: trumpet, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Gregory Komar ... musician: violin, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Bill Lee ... conductor: The Natural Spiritual Orchestra (as William J.E. Lee)
Patmore Lewis ... musician: violin, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Charles Libove ... musician: violin, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Joe Malin ... musician: violin, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra (as Joseph Malin)
Branford Marsalis ... musician: tenor and soprano saxophone, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Lois Martin ... musician: viola, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra (as Lois E. Martin)
Melissa Meel ... musician: cello, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Diane Monroe ... musician: violin, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Louann Montesi ... musician: violin, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Paul Peabody ... musician: violin, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Marion Pinheiro ... musician: violin, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra (as Marion J. Pinheiro)
John Pintavalle ... musician: violin, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Rufus Reid ... musician: bass, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Maxine Roach ... musician: viola, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Alvin Rogers ... musician: violin, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra (as Alvin E. Rodgers)
Bruce Rogers ... musician: cello, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Elliot Rosoff ... musician: violin, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Alen W. Sanford ... musician: violin, concert master, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Astrid Schween ... musician: cello, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Mark Orrin Shuman ... musician: cello, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Laura J. Smith ... musician: violin, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Alex Steyermark ... music editor
Gerald Tarack ... musician: violin, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Lesa Terry ... musician: violin, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Zela Terry ... musician: cello, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
James 'Jabbo' Ware ... music copyist
Jeff 'Tain' Watts ... musician: drums, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
James Williams ... musician: piano, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Harry Zaratzian ... musician: viola, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Frederic Zlotkin ... musician: cello, The Natural Spiritual Orchestra (as Frederick Zlotkin)
Mervyn Warren ... music producer (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

William K. Gaskins ... driver (as Willi Gaskins)
Clifford Johnson ... driver
Sullie Jordan ... driver
Brian Maxwell ... driver
Martin Whitfield ... driver
Carlos Williams ... driver

Other crew 

Jackie Bazan ... dvd publicist
Richard Beaumont ... intern
Kai Bowe ... intern
Kenny Buford ... set production assistant
Steve Burnett ... office production assistant
Beverly Cable ... electric production assistant (as Beverly C. Jones)
Dawn Cain ... intern
Fritz Celestin ... intern
Spencer Charles ... set production assistant
Holly Chase ... auditor
Melissa A. Clark ... intern
Eric Daniel ... set production assistant
Arlene Donnelly ... intern
Robin Downes ... assistant production office coordinator
Mike Ellis ... set production assistant (as Michael Ellis)
Peggy Farrell ... provider: Malcolm X/Martin Luther King Jr. photos
Susan D. Fowler ... production coordinator: Forty Acres
Michael Gaynor ... dailies projectionist
Joe Gonzalez ... script supervisor
Juliette Harris ... intern
Stanley G. Hunte ... violins contractor: The Natural Spiritual Orchestra
Eddie Joe ... set production assistant
Stephanie Jones ... set production assistant
Erik Knight ... set production assistant (as Erik Night)
Avril Lacour-Hartnagel ... product placement coordinator
James Leavey ... teamster captain (as Jim Leavey)
Ernie Mapp ... intern
Mitchell Marchand ... intern
Sam Mattingly ... unit publicist
Jacki Newson ... intern
Robert Nickson ... production controller
Fred Nielson ... set production assistant (as Frederick Nielsen)
Judith Norman ... office production assistant
Eric Oden ... assistant auditor
Alexander Ostrovsky ... piano tuner
Rosie Perez ... choreographer
Traci Proctor ... intern
Kia B. Puriefoy ... set production assistant (as Kia Puriefoy)
Lillian Pyles ... production office coordinator
Sara Renaud ... intern
Bruce Roberts ... set production assistant
Carolyn Rouse ... intern
Astrid Roy ... intern
Otis Sallid ... choreographer
Cheryl Ann Scott ... craft service
Art Sims ... logo designer: "Do the Right Thing"
Sharoya N. Smalls ... intern
Alan C. Smith ... intern
Audra C. Smith ... production assistant: Forty Acres
Susan Stuart ... intern
Karen Taylor ... intern
Jean Warner ... intern
Dale Watkins ... set production assistant
Gail White ... intern
Latanya White ... intern
Monique Williams ... intern
Randall Balsmeyer ... title designer (uncredited)
Kim Delgado ... adr loop group (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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