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The Dick Cavett Show (TV Series 1975–1991) Poster

(1975–1991)

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Richard Romagnola ... (56 episodes, 1978-1990)
Jon Merdin ... (7 episodes, 1985-1991)
Gordon Rigsby ... (2 episodes, 1977)
John Howard ... (1 episode, 1975)
Clark Jones ... (1 episode, 1975)
Alan Myerson ... (1 episode, 1975)
Arthur Forrest ... (1 episode, 1983)
Joel Banow ... (1 episode, 1986)

Series Writing Credits  

Joy Behar ... (2 episodes, 1985-1991)
Dick Cavett ... (1 episode, 1975)
Robert Cunniff ... (1 episode, 1990)
Marshall Efron ... (1 episode, 1975)
Tony Geiss ... (1 episode, 1975)
Clark Gesner ... (1 episode, 1975)
Bruce Hart ... (1 episode, 1975)
Carole Hart ... (1 episode, 1975)
David Lloyd ... (1 episode, 1983)
Tom Meehan ... (1 episode, 1975)
Peter Mehlman ... (2 episodes, 1985-1991)
T.E. O'Neil ... (1 episode, 1975)
Alfa-Betty Olsen ... (1 episode, 1975)
Christopher Porterfield ... (1 episode, 1975)

Series Cast complete, awaiting verification  

Dick Cavett ...  Himself - Host 110 episodes, 1975-1991
Bobby Rosengarden Bobby Rosengarden ...  Himself - Bandleader 16 episodes, 1977-1990
Fred Foy Fred Foy ...  Himself - Announcer 5 episodes, 1977-1986
Phil Silvers ...  Himself 4 episodes, 1982
Neil Simon ...  Himself - Guest 3 episodes, 1977-1981
Truman Capote ...  Himself 3 episodes, 1977-1980
Carl Bernstein ...  Himself 3 episodes, 1978
John Dean ...  Himself 3 episodes, 1978
Joe DiMona Joe DiMona ...  Himself 3 episodes, 1978
Arthur Miller ...  Himself - Playwright / ... 3 episodes, 1979
Richard Burton ...  Himself - Actor / ... 4 episodes, 1979-1980
Sydney Pollack ...  Himself / ... 3 episodes, 1986-1990
Robin Williams ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1979
Ingrid Bergman ...  Herself 2 episodes, 1978-1980
Brian De Palma ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1978
Joseph L. Mankiewicz ...  Himself 2 episodes, 1978
Martin Scorsese ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 1978
Virginia Johnson Virginia Johnson ...  Herself 2 episodes, 1979
Henry Kissinger ...  Himself 2 episodes, 1979
William H. Masters William H. Masters ...  Himself - Dr. Masters 2 episodes, 1979
Anita O'Day ...  Herself 2 episodes, 1979
Bob Fosse ...  Himself 2 episodes, 1980
Jean-Luc Godard ...  Himself 2 episodes, 1980
Stephen King ...  Himself 2 episodes, 1980
Ira Levin ...  Himself 2 episodes, 1980
Laurence Olivier ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 1980
Joan Plowright ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 1980
George A. Romero ...  Himself 2 episodes, 1980
Peter Straub Peter Straub ...  Himself 2 episodes, 1980
Shelley Winters ...  Herself 2 episodes, 1980
Walter Matthau ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1981-1985
Roger Moore ...  Himself 2 episodes, 1981
Steven Spielberg ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 1981
Cher ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 1982
Anthony Quinn ...  Himself - Actor 2 episodes, 1991
Lucille Ball ...  Herself - Guest 1 episode, 1975
Leigh French ...  Herself 1 episode, 1975
Henry Gibson ...  Himself 1 episode, 1975
Jackie Gleason ...  Himself - Guest 1 episode, 1975
Doug Henning Doug Henning ...  Himself 1 episode, 1975
Liza Minnelli ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 1975-1978
Eamonn Andrews Eamonn Andrews ...  Himself 1 episode, 1976
Peter Cook ...  Himself 1 episode, 1976
Warren Mitchell ...  Himself 1 episode, 1976
Carroll O'Connor ...  Himself - Guest 1 episode, 1976
Debbie Reynolds ...  Herself - Guest 1 episode, 1976
Johnny Speight Johnny Speight ...  Himself 1 episode, 1976
John Carradine ...  Himself - Actor 1 episode, 1977
Colleen Dewhurst ...  Herself - Guest 1 episode, 1977
Jim Fowler ...  Himself 1 episode, 1977
Billie Jean King ...  Herself - Tennis Star 1 episode, 1977
William Magruder William Magruder ...  Himself 1 episode, 1977
Groucho Marx ...  Himself 1 episode, 1977
Kerry Melville Kerry Melville ...  Herself - Tennis Star 1 episode, 1977
Charles Addams Charles Addams ...  Himself - Cartoonist 1 episode, 1978
George Booth George Booth ...  Himself - Cartoonist 1 episode, 1978
Sammy Cahn ...  Himself 1 episode, 1978
J.T. Cromwell J.T. Cromwell ...  Himself 1 episode, 1978
Art Garfunkel ...  Himself - Guest 1 episode, 1978
Allen Ginsberg ...  Himself - Writer 1 episode, 1978
Celeste Holm ...  Herself - Actress 1 episode, 1978
Eartha Kitt ...  Herself 1 episode, 1978
Barbara Lea Barbara Lea ...  Herself 1 episode, 1978
Alan Jay Lerner ...  Himself 1 episode, 1978
Lee Lorenz Lee Lorenz ...  Himself - Cartoonist 1 episode, 1978
Frank Modell Frank Modell ...  Himself - Cartoonist 1 episode, 1978
Agnes Nixon ...  Herself 1 episode, 1978
André Previn ...  Himself 1 episode, 1978
Charles M. Schulz Charles M. Schulz ...  Himself 1 episode, 1978
Arthur Schwartz Arthur Schwartz ...  Himself 1 episode, 1978
Lauren Bacall ...  Herself - Guest 1 episode, 1979
George Burns ...  Himself 1 episode, 1979
Charles 'Honi' Coles Charles 'Honi' Coles ...  Himself - Dancer 1 episode, 1979
Malcolm Cowley Malcolm Cowley ...  Himself - Writer 1 episode, 1979
Catherine Deneuve ...  Herself - Guest 1 episode, 1979
Gerald Ford ...  Himself - Former US President 1 episode, 1979
Lillian Gish ...  Herself - Actress 1 episode, 1979
Bob Hope ...  Himself - Comedian 1 episode, 1979
Chuck Jones ...  Himself 1 episode, 1979
Sophia Loren ...  Herself 1 episode, 1979
Eve Arden ...  Herself - Actress 1 episode, 1980
Dyan Cannon ...  Herself - Actress 1 episode, 1980
Plácido Domingo ...  Himself - Vocalist 1 episode, 1980
Buddy Hackett ...  Himself - Comedian 1 episode, 1980
Anthony Perkins ...  Himself 1 episode, 1980
Diana Rigg ...  Herself - Guest 1 episode, 1980
Ellen Burstyn ...  Herself 2 episodes, 1981-1986
John Cheever John Cheever ...  Himself 1 episode, 1981
George Cukor ...  Himself - Director 1 episode, 1981
Federico Fellini ...  Himself 1 episode, 1981
Lena Horne ...  Herself 1 episode, 1981
Jack Lemmon ...  Himself - Guest 1 episode, 1981
Marsha Mason ...  Herself - Guest 1 episode, 1981
Marcello Mastroianni ...  Himself - Guest 1 episode, 1981
Toni Morrison ...  Herself - Author 1 episode, 1981
Jack Palance ...  Himself - Guest 1 episode, 1981
Oliver Sacks ...  Author / ... 1 episode, 1981
Sissy Spacek ...  Herself - Actress 3 episodes, 1978-1981
Jessica Tandy ...  Herself - Actress 1 episode, 1981
John Updike ...  Himself 1 episode, 1981
Julie Andrews ...  Herself - Guest 1 episode, 1982
Billy Wilder ...  Himself 1 episode, 1982
Carol Bilger Carol Bilger ...  Herself - Announcer 1 episode, 1985
Dick Clark ...  Himself - Personality 1 episode, 1985
John DeLorean John DeLorean ...  Himself 1 episode, 1985
Malcolm S. Forbes Malcolm S. Forbes ...  Himself 1 episode, 1985
Lee Nicholl Lee Nicholl ...  Himself 1 episode, 1985
Joe Piscopo ...  Himself 1 episode, 1985
Richard Pryor ...  Himself - Guest 1 episode, 1985
Anne Beatts Anne Beatts ...  Herself - Comedy Writer 1 episode, 1986
Ken Beuchel Ken Beuchel ...  Himself - Keyboardist 1 episode, 1986
Nicolas Cage ...  Himself - Actor 1 episode, 1986
Rae Dawn Chong ...  Herself - Actress 1 episode, 1986
Charlie Clements Charlie Clements ...  Himself - Dr. Clements - Antiwar Activist 1 episode, 1986
Bob Cranshaw Bob Cranshaw ...  Himself - Musician 1 episode, 1986
Miles Davis ...  Himself - Musician 1 episode, 1986
Angie Dickinson ...  Herself - Actress 1 episode, 1986
Hugh Downs ...  Himself - Newsman 1 episode, 1986
Doris Dörrie ...  Herself - Director 1 episode, 1986
James Garner ...  Himself 2 episodes, 1982-1986
Larry Gelbart ...  Himself - Comedy Writer 1 episode, 1986
Richard Gere ...  Himself - Actor 1 episode, 1986
Gary David Goldberg ...  Himself - Comedy Writer 1 episode, 1986
Merv Griffin ...  Himself - Host 1 episode, 1986
Carol Kane ...  Herself - Guest 1 episode, 1986
Mort Lachman Mort Lachman ...  Himself - Comedy Writer 1 episode, 1986
Spike Lee ...  Himself - Guest 1 episode, 1986
Mark Linn-Baker ...  Himself - Actor 1 episode, 1986
David Lloyd David Lloyd ...  Himself - Comedy Writer 1 episode, 1986
Sidney Lumet ...  Himself - Director 1 episode, 1986
Pat McCormick ...  Himself - Comedy Writer 1 episode, 1986
Chuck Norris ...  Himself - Actor 1 episode, 1986
Warren Odze Warren Odze ...  Himself - Drummer 1 episode, 1986
Alan J. Pakula ...  Himself - Director 1 episode, 1986
Ivan Reitman ...  Himself - Director 1 episode, 1986
Norman Steinberg ...  Himself - Comedy Writer 1 episode, 1986
Steve Stoliar ...  Himself - Writer 1 episode, 1986
Harold Vick Harold Vick ...  Himself - Saxophonist 1 episode, 1986
Lou Volpe Lou Volpe ...  Himself - Guitarist 1 episode, 1986
Christopher Reeve ...  Himself - Guest 1 episode, 1990
Roy Scheider ...  Himself - Guest 3 episodes, 1980-1990
Ethan Coen ...  Himself 1 episode, 1991
Joel Coen ...  Himself - Guest 1 episode, 1991
Mickey Mantle ...  Author / ... 1 episode, 1991
Wynton Marsalis ...  Himself 1 episode, 1991
Dennis Miller ...  Himself - Comedian 1 episode, 1991
Joan Rivers ...  Herself - Comedienne 1 episode, 1991
Marshall Efron ...  Various unknown episodes

Series Produced by 

Robin Breed ... producer / associate producer / segment producer (35 episodes, 1978-1990)
Lynda Sheldon ... segment producer (29 episodes, 1978-1990)
Christopher Porterfield ... producer (25 episodes, 1977-1979)
Jackie Craig ... coordinating producer / producer / coordinating producer: WNET/13 (17 episodes, 1979-1980)
Joan Konner ... executive producer (14 episodes, 1977-1978)
Walter W. Meyer ... segment producer (13 episodes, 1980-1990)
Tom O'Malley ... segment producer / senior segment producer (12 episodes, 1978-1991)
Howard Weinberg ... executive producer (11 episodes, 1978-1979)
Ann Terry ... segment producer (10 episodes, 1978-1990)
Ron Fried ... segment producer / senior segment producer (9 episodes, 1982-1991)
Tom Lacy ... segment producer (7 episodes, 1980-1990)
Nancy E.K. Schaef ... coordinating producer (7 episodes, 1981-1990)
Nina Steiner ... associate producer (7 episodes, 1985-1991)
George Merlis ... executive producer (6 episodes, 1985-1991)
Gae Morris ... segment producer (6 episodes, 1985-1991)
Ronald K. Fried ... segment producer / producer (5 episodes, 1980-1990)
Karen Good ... segment producer (5 episodes, 1985-1986)
Pamela Burke ... producer (4 episodes, 1985-1991)
Pam Burke ... producer (3 episodes, 1985-1986)
Richard Wilson ... segment producer (3 episodes, 1985)
Julie Rubenstein ... segment producer (2 episodes, 1978)
John Gilroy ... executive producer / producer (2 episodes, 1983-1986)
Judy Englander ... coordinating producer / senior producer (2 episodes, 1986-1990)
Bruce Hart ... producer (1 episode, 1975)
Carole Hart ... producer (1 episode, 1975)
Richard Romagnola ... associate producer (1 episode, 1983)
Jennifer Monroe ... associate producer (1 episode, 1990)
Malcolm Morris ... producer (unknown episodes)

Series Art Direction by 

Virginia Field ... (4 episodes, 1985-1986)
Kirk Corwin ... assistant art director (2 episodes, 1985)
Ron Baldwin ... (1 episode, 1983)
Leon Munier ... (1 episode, 1985)
Lee Maymen ... (1 episode, 1986)

Series Makeup Department 

Judy Widener ... makeup / makeup artist (2 episodes, 1979-1980)
Lyzanne Goodson ... makeup (2 episodes, 1982)
Gale East ... makeup (1 episode, 1981)
Don Otis ... makeup (1 episode, 1981)
Diane Ford ... makeup (1 episode, 1986)
Margie Martin ... makeup (1 episode, 1990)

Series Production Management 

John Haggerty ... production manager (1 episode, 1978)
Nina Steiner ... production manager (1 episode, 1980)
Brenda L. Jones ... production manager (1 episode, 1981)

Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Henry Z. Neimark ... associate director (7 episodes, 1978-1982)
Alan Shevlo ... associate director (7 episodes, 1985-1991)
Terry Benson ... associate director (1 episode, 1980)
John Edwards ... associate director (1 episode, 1980)
Ron Magdaleno ... associate director (1 episode, 1981)
Jean MacLean ... associate director (1 episode, 1983)
David Handler ... associate director (1 episode, 1986)
Tony Marshall ... associate director (1 episode, 1990)

Series Art Department 

Bill Mandel ... graphic / graphics (2 episodes, 1978-1980)
Robert Wightman ... scenic designer (1 episode, 1980)
Karner Benjamin ... scenic art (1 episode, 1981)
Jon Mill ... graphics (1 episode, 1981)

Series Sound Department 

Bill Flood ... audio (2 episodes, 1979-1986)
Francis X. Hanley ... audio (1 episode, 1980)
Bruce Black ... audio assistant (1 episode, 1986)
Daniel Cardenas ... audio mixer (1 episode, 1986)
Marilyn O'Reilly ... audio coordinator (1 episode, 1986)

Series Visual Effects by 

Mike Scharfman ... facilities producer (1 episode, 1981)

Series Camera and Electrical Department 

John W. Kinard Jr. ... lighting director (8 episodes, 1978-1990)
Scott Dale ... camera operator: "a" camera (6 episodes, 1985-1986)
Christopher H. Blodgett ... lighting director (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
Danny Cirella ... lighting assistant (1 episode, 1978)
Paul Saitta ... lighting assistant (1 episode, 1978)
Martin Gross ... camera operator (1 episode, 1980)
C. Brownie Harris ... still photographer (1 episode, 1980)
Randy Joseph ... camera operator (1 episode, 1980)
William Kockler ... camera operator (1 episode, 1980)
Don Perdue ... still photographer (1 episode, 1980)
Laurie Frietag ... camera operator (1 episode, 1981)
Phil Kerns ... camera operator (1 episode, 1981)
Al Rush ... camera operator (1 episode, 1981)
Dick Sulprizio ... lighting director (1 episode, 1981)
Marsh Theemling ... camera operator (1 episode, 1981)
Ken Levine ... lighting director (1 episode, 1983)
Howard Strawberry ... lighting director (1 episode, 1986)
Kira Potter ... camera operator (1 episode, 1990)

Series Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Mr. George ... wardrobe (1 episode, 1986)

Series Music Department 

Bobby Rosengarden ... musical director (20 episodes, 1978-1990)
Leonard Bernstein ... theme (1 episode, 1986)
Bob Cranshaw ... music producer (1 episode, 1986)
Earl Rose ... additional music (1 episode, 1986)

Series Other crew 

Judy Englander ... assistant to mr. cavett (9 episodes, 1982-1991)
Leonard Chumbley ... technical director (7 episodes, 1978-1990)
John Horton ... technical director (4 episodes, 1985-1986)
Nancy McGrath ... assistant to mr. cavett (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Marilyn Munder ... production coordinator (3 episodes, 1986-1991)
Sue Podbielski ... researcher (3 episodes, 1986-1991)
Robin Breed ... assistant to producer (2 episodes, 1978)
Jo Ann Muchmore ... assistant to mr. cavett (2 episodes, 1980-1990)
Hugh Triffet ... technical director (2 episodes, 1981)
Wayne Palmer ... stage manager (2 episodes, 1982)
Jim Solt ... stage manager (2 episodes, 1986)
Rolf Drucker ... engineer in charge (1 episode, 1978)
Kay Matschullat ... assistant to executive producer (1 episode, 1978)
Bob Morris ... stage manager (1 episode, 1978)
Gary Beaty ... engineer in charge (1 episode, 1980)
Ken Crawford ... electronic graphics (1 episode, 1980)
Bruce Follmer ... videotape (1 episode, 1980)
Ronald K. Fried ... production assistant (1 episode, 1980)
Doreen Geraci ... production staff (1 episode, 1980)
John Jesurun ... production staff (1 episode, 1980)
Henry Z. Neimark ... stage manager (1 episode, 1980)
Manfred Schorn ... videotape (1 episode, 1980)
Dale Vennes ... technical director (1 episode, 1980)
Randy Gibson ... stage manager (1 episode, 1981)
Tom Mouzis ... stage manager (1 episode, 1981)
Marty Sisko ... stage manager (1 episode, 1981)
Carol Vonsiick ... production assistant (1 episode, 1981)
Rick Rickson ... technical director (1 episode, 1982)
Charlie Giles ... technical director (1 episode, 1983)
Richie Wirth ... technical director (1 episode, 1985)
Gerette Allegra ... production assistant (1 episode, 1986)
Gina Pia Bondini ... researcher (1 episode, 1986)
Sue Leibman ... talent coordinator (1 episode, 1986)
Loren Leslie ... production assistant (1 episode, 1986)
Richard Sansevere ... technical director (1 episode, 1986)
Sarah P. Smith ... talent coordinator (1 episode, 1986)
Carol Johnson ... news associate (1 episode, 1990)

See also

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