Cast & Crew

Directed By

Written By

Jake LaMotta
based on the book by
Paul Schrader
Mardik Martin


Robert De Niro
Jake La Motta
Cathy Moriarty
Vickie La Motta
Charles Scorsese
Charlie - Man with Como
Don Dunphy
Self - Radio Announcer for Dauthuille Fight
Bill Hanrahan
Eddie Eagan
Rita Bennett
Emma - Miss 48's
Floyd Anderson
Jimmy Reeves - Reeves Fight
Gene LeBell
Ring Announcer - Reeves Fight
Harold Valan
Referee - Reeves Fight
Victor Magnotta
Fighting Soldier - Reeves Fight
Johnny Barnes
Sugar Ray Robinson - First Robinson Fight
John Thomas
Trainer - First Robinson Fight
Kenny Davis
Referee - First Robinson Fight
Paul Carmello
Ring Announcer - First Robinson Fight
Jimmy Lennon Sr.
Ring Announcer - Second Robinson Fight and Dauthuille Fight
Bobby Rings
Referee - Second Robinson Fight
Kevin Mahon
Tony Janiro - Janiro Fight
Marty Denkin
Referee - Janiro Fight
Shay Duffin
Ring Announcer - Janiro Fight
Eddie Mustafa Muhammad
Billy Fox - Fox Fight
Dick Whittington
Ring Announcer - Fox Fight
Jack Lotz
Referee - Fox Fight
Kevin Breslin
Heckler - Fox Fight
Louis Raftis
Marcel Cerdan - Cerdan Fight
Frank Shain
Ring Announcer - Cerdan Fight
Coley Wallace
Joe Louis - Cerdan Fight
Fritzie Higgins
Woman with Vickie - Cerdan Fight
George Latka
Referee - Cerdan Fight
Fred Dennis
Cornerman #1 - Cerdan Fight
Robert B. Loring
Cornerman #2 - Cerdan Fight
Johnny Turner
Laurent Dauthuille - Dauthuille Fight
Vern De Paul
Dauthuille's Trainer - Dauthuille Fight
Chuck Hassett
Referee - Dauthuille Fight
Ken Richards
Reporter at Phone Booth - Dauthuille Fight
Peter Fain
Dauthuille Corner Man - Dauthuille Fight
Billy Varga
Ring announcer - Third Robinson Fight
Harvey Parry
Referee - Third Robinson Fight
Ted Husing
Self - Third Robinson Fight Announcer
Michael Badalucco
Soda Fountain Clerk
Paul Forrest
Sal Serafino Tomassetti
Webster Hall Bouncer
Mardik Martin
Copa Waiter
Peter Savage
Jackie Curtie
Daniel P. Conte
Detroit Promoter
Joe Malanga
Sabine Turco Jr.
Bouncer at Copa
Steve Orlando
Bouncer at Copa
Silvio García Jr.
Bouncer at Copa
John Arceri
Maitre 'D
Joseph A. Morale
Man at Table #1
James Dimodica
Man at Table #1
Robert Uricola
Man Outside Cab
Andrea Orlando
Woman in Cab
Allan Malamud
Reporter at Jake's House
D.J. Blair
State Attorney Bronson
Laura James
Mrs. Bronson
Mary Albee
Underage I.D. Girl
Lisa Katz
Woman with I.D. Girl
Richard A. Berk
Musician #1
Noah Young
Musician #3
Nick Trisko
Bartender Carlo
Bob Evan Collins
Arresting Deputy #1
Wally K. Berns
Arresting Deputy #2
Bob Aaron
Prison Guard #1
Glenn Leigh Marshall
Prison Guard #2
Martin Scorsese
Barbizon Stagehand
Vincent Barbi
New Yorker
Joseph Bergmann
Sailor at Ballroom
Ron Carmichael
Ringside Spectator
Scott Crawford
Robert Dahdah
Restaurant Doorman
Vincent Di Paolo
Police officer
Bruno DiGiorgi
Soda Fountain Clerk #2
Marty Farrell
Heckler in Bar
Bobby Giordano
New Yorker
R. Michael Givens
Bob Harks
Boxing Match Spectator

Produced By

Hal W. Polaire
associate producer
Peter Savage
produced in association with


Michael Chapman
director of photography


Michael Evje
sound mixer
Gary S. Gerlich
sound effects editor
Richard Guinness
boom operator
David J. Kimball
re-recording engineer
Les Lazarowitz
sound mixer
Victoria Martin
assistant sound effects editor
Donald O. Mitchell
re-recording engineer
Bill Nicholson
re-recording engineer
Gary Ritchie
Chester Slomka
sound effects editor
Pat Suraci
boom operator
Frank E. Warner
sound effects supervising editor
Bill Wylie
sound effects editor
Ken Dufva
foley artist

Casting Director

Production Design

Set Design

Frederic C. Weiler
Set Decorator
Carl Biddiscombe
Set Decorator


Verne Caruso
Mary Keats
Mike Maggi
makeup artist
Greg Nelson
makeup artist
Mona Orr
Jean Burt Reilly
Michael Westmore
makeup creator
Allen Payne
hair stylist

Special Effects

Raymond Klein
special effects
Max E. Wood
special effects

Assistant Director

Henry Bronchtein
dga trainee
Elie Cohn
second assistant director
Jerry Grandey
first assistant director
Joan Van Horn
second assistant director
Allan Wertheim
first assistant director
Robert Barth
second assistant director
Charles Scorsese
second unit director: rooftop wedding sequence

Production Management

James D. Brubaker
production manager

Art Department

Terry L. Adams
assistant property master
Kirk Axtell
art director: Los Angeles
Hank Bauer
chief carpenter
Emily Ferry
property master
Sheldon Haber
art director: New York
William Lowry
construction grip
Gene Ludvigsen
construction foreman
Alan Manser
art director: Los Angeles
Jack Mortellaro
set dresser
Eugene Powell
scenic artist
Gene Rudolf
production designer: New York
Thomas Saccio
property master
Hans Swanson
assistant property master
Louis S. Toth Jr.
head construction grip
Linda Conaway-Parsloe
assistant art director
Tom Jung
poster designer


Jimmy Nickerson
stunt coordinator
David Copeland
stunt double


Craig Bassett
assistant editor
Donah Bassett
negative cutter
Melissa Bretherton
assistant editor
Lisa Zeno Churgin
assistant editor
Jeffrey Friedman
assistant editor
Jim Henry
timer: black and white
Yoshio Kishi
associate editor
John Mavros
assistant editor
Michael R. Miller
assistant editor
Susan E. Morse
associate editor
Sonya Polonsky
first assistant editor
Erik T. Ramberg
associate editor
Mary Scott
assistant editor
Karen I. Stern
assistant editor
George Trirogoff
associate editor
Mark Warner
associate editor
William Chartoff
apprentice editor


Haig Manoogian
acknowledgement: remembering teacher, May 23, 1916 - May 26, 1980, with love and resolution, Marty.
Budd Schulberg
acknowledgement: excerpts taken from the screenplay of "On the Waterfront"

Music Department

Jim Henrikson
music editor

Casting Department

Gail Kaszynski
casting assistant

Costume Department

Robert Iannaccone
set costumer

Camera Department

Dustin Blauvelt
first assistant cameraman
Peter J. Breen
dolly grip
Rick Fee
second assistant cameraman
Henry Fusco
best boy
Edward Gold
camera operator
Brian Hamill
still photographer
Christine M. Loss
still photographer
Bruce MacCallum
second assistant cameraman
Joe R. Marquette Jr.
camera operator
Barry Ping
best boy
Ed Quinn
key grip
Eddie Ramirez
first assistant cameraman
Ricki-Ellen Brooke
second assistant camera: "b" camera
Vincent Donohue
rigging grip
Don E. FauntLeRoy
first assistant camera
Albert Hood
Adam Kimmel
camera apprentice
Gábor Kövér
assistant camera

Location Management

Dale Benson
location manager
Christopher Cronyn
location manager
Michael Neale
location manager
Marty Eli Schwartz
location manager

Script Department

Hannah Scheel
script supervisor
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