Cast & Crew

Directed By

Written By


Bill Baldwin
Fight Announcer
Al Silvani
Cut Man
George Memmoli
Ice Rink Attendant
Diana Lewis
TV Commentator
George O'Hanlon
TV Commentator
Larry Carroll
TV Interviewer
Don Sherman
Billy Sands
Club Fight Announcer
Pedro Lovell
Club Fighter
DeForest Covan
Apollo's Corner
Simmy Bow
Club Corner Man
Tony Burton
Apollo's Trainer
Hank Rolike
Apollo Corner Man
Kathleen Parker
Paulie's Date
Frank Stallone
Jane Marla Robbins
Owner of Pet Shop
Joe Sorbello
Frankie Van
Club Fight Referee
Lou Fillipo
Championship Fight Announcer
Frank Stallone
Streetcorner Singer
Robert L. Tangrea
Streetcorner Singer
Peter Glassberg
Streetcorner Singer
William E. Ring
Streetcorner Singer
Joseph C. Giambelluc
Streetcorner Singer
Joe Frazier
Joe Frazier
Don Cannon
Radio Host
Bobby Cassidy
Ringside Police Officer
Randy De La o
Boxer in Gym
Michael Dorn
Apollo Creed's Bodyguard
Arnold Johnson
Apollo's Lawyer
Daniel King
Big Man Daniel
Robert Leh
Jeri McBride
Tony Gazzo's Girlfriend
Stu Nahan
Fight Commentator
Frank Pesce
Mando Ramos
Boxer in Gym
Lavelle Roby
Mary Anne Creed
Bruce A. Simon
Fight Commentator
Chino 'Fats' Williams
Man in Unemployment Line

Produced By

Gene Kirkwood
executive producer


James Crabe
director of photography


Ray Alba
post-production sound
Gene Ashbrook
sound mixer
John Farrell
looping editor
Bert Schoenfeld
post-production sound
Ken Dufva
foley artist


Scott Conrad
film editor

Casting Director

Caro Jones
Casting Director

Production Design

William J. Cassidy
Production Designer

Art Direction

Set Design

Ray Molyneaux
Set Decorator


Michael Westmore
makeup creator

Visual Effects

James Clark
visual effects artist

Assistant Director

Fred T. Gallo
first assistant director
Steve Perry
second assistant director
Charles Ziarko
first assistant director: Philadelphia location filming only

Production Management

Hal W. Polaire
executive in charge of production
Ted Swanson
production manager

Art Department

David Nichols
visual consultant


Scott Conrad
film editor
Lauren Cullen
Additional Editor
Janice Hampton
assistant film editor
Geoffrey Rowland
assistant film editor


Jane Oliver

Music Department

Craig Huxley
Joe Tuley
music editor
Bill Conti
conductor / orchestrator / score producer
Vince De Rosa
musician: french horn
Bob DiVall
musician: trumpet
Ami Hadani
music engineer
Tommy Johnson
musician: tuba
Arthur Maebe
musician: french horn
Malcolm McNab
musician: trumpet
Richard Nash
musician: trombone
Richard Perissi
musician: french horn
Uan Rasey
musician: trumpet
George Roberts
musician: trombone
Gale Robinson
musician: french horn
Haim Shtrum
musician: violin
Tony Terran
musician: trumpet
Lloyd Ulyate
musician: trombone
Graham Young
musician: trumpet

Casting Department

Mark F. Hill
extras casting

Costume Department

Joanne Hutchinson
costume supervisor

Camera Department

Garrett Brown
special camera effects
Richard J. Edesa
first assistant cameraman
Ross A. Maehl
electrical gaffer
Elliott Marks
still photographer
Jack Willoughby
camera operator
Ralf D. Bode
director of photography: second unit
Mike Chevalier
camera operator
Calvin Maehl
best boy electric
Aristides Pappidas
gaffer: second unit
Serge Poupis
first assistant camera: additional camera
Kit Whitmore
focus puller: second unit

Location Management

Dale Benson
location manager
Marge Rowland
location auditor

Script Department

Bonnie Prendergast
script supervisor
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