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The Gambler

Plot: New York City English professor Axel Freed outwardly seems like an upstanding citizen. But privately Freed is in the clutches of a severe gambling addiction that threatens to destroy him
Release Date: Wednesday, October 2 1974
49 years ago
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Cast

Portrait of James CaanJames Caan
James Caan was
34 in The Gambler
as 'Axel Freed'.
Tue, Mar 26 1940 –
Wed, Jul 06 2022
Portrait of Paul SorvinoPaul Sorvino
Paul Sorvino was
35 in The Gambler
as 'Hips'.
Thu, Apr 13 1939 –
Mon, Jul 25 2022
Portrait of Lauren HuttonLauren Hutton
Lauren Hutton was
30 in The Gambler
as 'Billie'.
Wed, Nov 17 1943
Portrait of Morris CarnovskyMorris Carnovsky
Morris Carnovsky was
77 in The Gambler
as 'A. R. Lowenthal'.
Sat, Sep 04 1897 –
Tue, Sep 01 1992
Portrait of Jacqueline BrookesJacqueline Brookes
Jacqueline Brookes was
44 in The Gambler
as 'Naomi Freed'.
Thu, Jul 24 1930 –
Fri, Apr 26 2013
Portrait of Burt YoungBurt Young
Burt Young was
34 in The Gambler
as 'Carmine'.
Tue, Apr 30 1940 –
Sun, Oct 08 2023
Portrait of Carmine CaridiCarmine Caridi
Carmine Caridi was
40 in The Gambler
as 'Jimmy'.
Tue, Jan 23 1934 –
Tue, May 28 2019
Portrait of Vic TaybackVic Tayback
Vic Tayback was
44 in The Gambler
as 'One'.
Mon, Jan 06 1930 –
Fri, May 25 1990
Portrait of Steven KeatsSteven Keats
Steven Keats was
29 in The Gambler
as 'Howie'.
Tue, Feb 06 1945 –
Sun, May 08 1994
Portrait of London LeeLondon Lee
London Lee was
39 in The Gambler
as 'Monkey'.
Mon, Feb 04 1935 –
Tue, Sep 29 2015
Portrait of M. Emmet WalshM. Emmet Walsh
M. Emmet Walsh was
39 in The Gambler
as 'Las Vegas gambler'.
Fri, Mar 22 1935 –
Tue, Mar 19 2024
Portrait of James WoodsJames Woods
James Woods was
27 in The Gambler
as 'Bank officer'.
Fri, Apr 18 1947
Portrait of Carl W. CrudupCarl W. Crudup
Carl W. Crudup was
>> in The Gambler
as 'Spencer'.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Allan RichAllan Rich
Allan Rich was
48 in The Gambler
as 'Bernie'.
Mon, Feb 08 1926 –
Sat, Aug 22 2020
Portrait of Stuart MargolinStuart Margolin
Stuart Margolin was
34 in The Gambler
as 'Cowboy'.
Wed, Jan 31 1940 –
Mon, Dec 12 2022
Portrait of Ric ManciniRic Mancini
Ric Mancini was
41 in The Gambler
as 'Sal'.
Sun, Apr 16 1933 –
Fri, May 26 2006
Portrait of Joel WolfeJoel Wolfe
Joel Wolfe was
>> in The Gambler
as 'Moe'.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Raymond SerraRaymond Serra
Raymond Serra was
38 in The Gambler
as 'Benny'.
Thu, Aug 13 1936 –
Fri, Jun 20 2003
Portrait of William AndrewsWilliam Andrews
William Andrews was
>> in The Gambler
as 'Basketball Coach'.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Joseph AttlesJoseph Attles
Joseph Attles was
71 in The Gambler
as 'Singer in Park'.
Tue, Apr 07 1903 –
Mon, Oct 29 1990
Portrait of Antonio FargasAntonio Fargas
Antonio Fargas was
28 in The Gambler
as 'Pimp'.
Wed, Aug 14 1946
Portrait of Ernest ButlerErnest Butler
Ernest Butler was
>> in The Gambler
as 'Vernon'.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Sully BoyarSully Boyar
Sully Boyar was
50 in The Gambler
as 'Uncle Hy'.
Fri, Dec 14 1923 –
Fri, Mar 23 2001
Portrait of Gregory RozakisGregory Rozakis
Gregory Rozakis was
>> in The Gambler
as 'Joe'.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Starletta DuPoisStarletta DuPois
Starletta DuPois was
33 in The Gambler
as 'Monique (as Starletta De Paur)'.
Fri, Jul 18 1941
Portrait of Lucille PattonLucille Patton
Lucille Patton was
>> in The Gambler
as 'Ricky's Wife'.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Ed KovensEd Kovens
Ed Kovens was
>> in The Gambler
as 'Ricky'.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Baron WilsonBaron Wilson
Baron Wilson was
>> in The Gambler
as 'Basketball Janitor'.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Richard ForonjyRichard Foronjy
Richard Foronjy was
37 in The Gambler
as 'Donny'.
Tue, Aug 03 1937 –
Sun, May 19 2024
Portrait of Frank SiveroFrank Sivero
Frank Sivero was
22 in The Gambler
as 'Donny's Driver'.
Sun, Jan 06 1952
Portrait of Frank AdonisFrank Adonis
Frank Adonis was
38 in The Gambler
as 'Man in Park with Donny (as Frank Scioscia)'.
Sun, Oct 27 1935 –
Wed, Dec 26 2018
Portrait of Philip SterlingPhilip Sterling
Philip Sterling was
51 in The Gambler
as 'Sidney'.
Mon, Oct 09 1922 –
Mon, Nov 30 1998
Portrait of Patricia FayPatricia Fay
Patricia Fay was
>> in The Gambler
as 'Bank Teller'.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Beatrice WindeBeatrice Winde
Beatrice Winde was
50 in The Gambler
as 'Hospital Receptionist'.
Sat, Jan 05 1924 –
Sat, Jan 03 2004
Portrait of Leon PinkneyLeon Pinkney
Leon Pinkney was
>> in The Gambler
as 'Street Basketball Boy'.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Alisha FontaineAlisha Fontaine
Alisha Fontaine was
>> in The Gambler
as 'Howie's Girl'.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Presley CatonPresley Caton
Presley Caton was
>> in The Gambler
as 'Monkey's Girl'.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Mitch SteinMitch Stein
Mitch Stein was
>> in The Gambler
as 'College Announcer'.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Jonathan KushnerJonathan Kushner
Jonathan Kushner was
>> in The Gambler
as 'College Announcer (as Jonathan Koshner)'.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Charles PolkCharles Polk
Charles Polk was
>> in The Gambler
as 'Harlem Bartender'.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Dick SchaapDick Schaap
Dick Schaap was
40 in The Gambler
as 'Television Announcer'.
Thu, Sep 27 1934 –
Fri, Dec 21 2001
Portrait of Chick HearnChick Hearn
Chick Hearn was
57 in The Gambler
as 'Radio Announcer'.
Mon, Nov 27 1916 –
Mon, Aug 05 2002
Portrait of Lawrence Hilton-JacobsLawrence Hilton-Jacobs
Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs was
21 in The Gambler
as 'Street Basketball Boy (uncredited)'.
Fri, Sep 04 1953
Portrait of Jerry LeonJerry Leon
Jerry Leon was
>> in The Gambler
as 'Harlem Bar Patron (uncredited)'.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Melanie MayronMelanie Mayron
Melanie Mayron was
21 in The Gambler
as 'Student (uncredited)'.
Mon, Oct 20 1952

Crew

Portrait of Karel ReiszKarel Reisz
Karel Reisz was
48 in The Gambler
as 'Director'
Wed, Jul 21 1926 –
Mon, Nov 25 2002
Portrait of Victor J. KemperVictor J. Kemper
Victor J. Kemper was
47 in The Gambler
as 'Director of Photography'
Thu, Apr 14 1927 –
Mon, Nov 27 2023
Portrait of James TobackJames Toback
James Toback was
29 in The Gambler
as 'Writer'
Thu, Nov 23 1944
Portrait of Robert ChartoffRobert Chartoff
Robert Chartoff was
41 in The Gambler
as 'Producer'
Sat, Aug 26 1933 –
Wed, Jun 10 2015
Portrait of Irwin WinklerIrwin Winkler
Irwin Winkler was
43 in The Gambler
as 'Producer'
Thu, May 28 1931
Portrait of Roger SpottiswoodeRoger Spottiswoode
Roger Spottiswoode was
29 in The Gambler
as 'Editor'
Fri, Jan 05 1945
Portrait of Terry RawlingsTerry Rawlings
Terry Rawlings was
40 in The Gambler
as 'Sound Editor'
Sat, Nov 04 1933 –
Tue, Apr 23 2019
Portrait of Derek HoldingDerek Holding
Derek Holding was
>> in The Gambler
as 'Dialogue Editor'
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Jerry FieldingJerry Fielding
Jerry Fielding was
52 in The Gambler
as 'Original Music Composer'
Sat, Jun 17 1922 –
Sun, Feb 17 1980
Portrait of Gene LeBellGene LeBell
Gene LeBell was
41 in The Gambler
as 'Stunts'
Sun, Oct 09 1932
Portrait of Albert WolskyAlbert Wolsky
Albert Wolsky was
43 in The Gambler
as 'Costume Design'
Mon, Nov 24 1930
Portrait of Dennis MaitlandDennis Maitland
Dennis Maitland was
>> in The Gambler
as 'Sound Mixer'
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Cis CormanCis Corman
Cis Corman was
>> in The Gambler
as 'Casting'
Unknown Birthday –
Mon, Apr 27 2020
Portrait of Robert LadenRobert Laden
Robert Laden was
>> in The Gambler
as 'Makeup Artist'
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Edward StewartEdward Stewart
Edward Stewart was
>> in The Gambler
as 'Set Decoration'
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Philip RosenbergPhilip Rosenberg
Philip Rosenberg was
39 in The Gambler
as 'Production Design'
Tue, Jan 15 1935
Portrait of Hal W. PolaireHal W. Polaire
Hal W. Polaire was
>> in The Gambler
as 'Production Manager'
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Doug E. TurnerDoug E. Turner
Doug E. Turner was
>> in The Gambler
as 'Sound Recordist'
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of William A. FarleyWilliam A. Farley
William A. Farley was
>> in The Gambler
as 'Hairdresser'
Unknown Birthday