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The King of Comedy

Plot: Aspiring comic Rupert Pupkin attempts to achieve success in show business by stalking his idol, a late night talk-show host who craves his own privacy.
Release Date: Saturday, December 18 1982
41 years ago
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Cast

Portrait of Robert De NiroRobert De Niro
Robert De Niro was
39 in The King of Comedy
as 'Rupert Pupkin'.
Tue, Aug 17 1943
Portrait of Jerry LewisJerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis was
56 in The King of Comedy
as 'Jerry Langford'.
Tue, Mar 16 1926 –
Sun, Aug 20 2017
Portrait of Sandra BernhardSandra Bernhard
Sandra Bernhard was
27 in The King of Comedy
as 'Masha'.
Mon, Jun 06 1955
Portrait of Diahnne AbbottDiahnne Abbott
Diahnne Abbott was
37 in The King of Comedy
as 'Rita Keane'.
Tue, May 01 1945
Portrait of Shelley HackShelley Hack
Shelley Hack was
35 in The King of Comedy
as 'Cathy Long'.
Sun, Jul 06 1947
Portrait of Frederick de CordovaFrederick de Cordova
Frederick de Cordova was
72 in The King of Comedy
as 'Bert Thomas'.
Thu, Oct 27 1910 –
Sat, Sep 15 2001
Portrait of Kim ChanKim Chan
Kim Chan was
64 in The King of Comedy
as 'Jonno'.
Fri, Dec 28 1917 –
Sun, Oct 05 2008
Portrait of Ed HerlihyEd Herlihy
Ed Herlihy was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Himself'.
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Portrait of Lou BrownLou Brown
Lou Brown was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Band Leader'.
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Portrait of Margo WinklerMargo Winkler
Margo Winkler was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Receptionist'.
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Portrait of Ralph MonacoRalph Monaco
Ralph Monaco was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Raymond Wirtz'.
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Portrait of Catherine ScorseseCatherine Scorsese
Catherine Scorsese was
70 in The King of Comedy
as 'Rupert's Mom (voice)'.
Tue, Apr 16 1912 –
Mon, Jan 06 1997
Portrait of Cathy ScorseseCathy Scorsese
Cathy Scorsese was
17 in The King of Comedy
as 'Dolores'.
Tue, Dec 07 1965
Portrait of Loretta TupperLoretta Tupper
Loretta Tupper was
76 in The King of Comedy
as 'Stage Door Fan'.
Sun, May 06 1906 –
Sun, Sep 16 1990
Portrait of Peter PotulskiPeter Potulski
Peter Potulski was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Stage Door Fan'.
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Portrait of Vinnie GonzalesVinnie Gonzales
Vinnie Gonzales was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Stage Door Fan'.
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Portrait of Whitey RyanWhitey Ryan
Whitey Ryan was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Stage Door Guard'.
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Portrait of Doc LawlessDoc Lawless
Doc Lawless was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Chauffeur'.
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Portrait of Marta HeflinMarta Heflin
Marta Heflin was
37 in The King of Comedy
as 'Young Girl'.
Thu, Mar 29 1945 –
Wed, Sep 18 2013
Portrait of Chuck LowChuck Low
Chuck Low was
45 in The King of Comedy
as 'Man in Chinese Restaurant'.
Wed, Jul 21 1937 –
Mon, Sep 18 2017
Portrait of Katherine WallachKatherine Wallach
Katherine Wallach was
24 in The King of Comedy
as 'Autograph Seeker'.
Sun, Jul 13 1958
Portrait of Charles KaleinaCharles Kaleina
Charles Kaleina was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Autograph Seeker'.
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Portrait of Richard BaratzRichard Baratz
Richard Baratz was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Caricaturist'.
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Portrait of Leslie LevinsonLeslie Levinson
Leslie Levinson was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Roberta Posner'.
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Portrait of Alan PotashnickAlan Potashnick
Alan Potashnick was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Man at Telephone'.
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Portrait of Michael KolbaMichael Kolba
Michael Kolba was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Man at Telephone'.
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Portrait of Robert ColstonRobert Colston
Robert Colston was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Man at Telephone'.
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Portrait of Ramon RodriguezRamon Rodriguez
Ramon Rodriguez was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Man at Telephone'.
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Portrait of Chuck CoopChuck Coop
Chuck Coop was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Man at Telephone'.
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Portrait of Sel VitellaSel Vitella
Sel Vitella was
48 in The King of Comedy
as 'Man at Telephone'.
Sat, Jul 07 1934
Portrait of Tony BoschettiTony Boschetti
Tony Boschetti was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Mr. Gangemi'.
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Portrait of Tony RandallTony Randall
Tony Randall was
62 in The King of Comedy
as 'Himself'.
Thu, Feb 26 1920 –
Mon, May 17 2004
Portrait of Jay JulienJay Julien
Jay Julien was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Langford's Lawyer'.
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Thu, Aug 04 2016
Portrait of Joe StrummerJoe Strummer
Joe Strummer was
30 in The King of Comedy
as 'Street Scum'.
Thu, Aug 21 1952 –
Sun, Dec 22 2002
Portrait of Paul SimononPaul Simonon
Paul Simonon was
27 in The King of Comedy
as 'Street Scum'.
Thu, Dec 15 1955
Portrait of Kosmo VinylKosmo Vinyl
Kosmo Vinyl was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Street Scum'.
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Portrait of Ellen FoleyEllen Foley
Ellen Foley was
31 in The King of Comedy
as 'Street Scum'.
Tue, Jun 05 1951
Portrait of Pearl HarbourPearl Harbour
Pearl Harbour was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Street Scum'.
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Portrait of Gaby SalterGaby Salter
Gaby Salter was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Street Scum'.
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Portrait of Jerry Baxter-WormanJerry Baxter-Worman
Jerry Baxter-Worman was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Street Scum'.
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Portrait of Don LettsDon Letts
Don Letts was
26 in The King of Comedy
as 'Street Scum'.
Tue, Jan 10 1956
Portrait of Matt RussoMatt Russo
Matt Russo was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Cabbie'.
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Portrait of Thelma LeeThelma Lee
Thelma Lee was
66 in The King of Comedy
as 'Woman in Telephone Booth'.
Thu, Nov 09 1916 –
Sun, Mar 11 2012
Portrait of Joyce BrothersJoyce Brothers
Joyce Brothers was
55 in The King of Comedy
as 'Herself'.
Thu, Oct 20 1927 –
Mon, May 13 2013
Portrait of Bill MinkinBill Minkin
Bill Minkin was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'McCabe'.
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Portrait of George KappGeorge Kapp
George Kapp was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Mystery Guest'.
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Portrait of Victor BorgeVictor Borge
Victor Borge was
73 in The King of Comedy
as 'Himself'.
Sun, Jan 03 1909 –
Sat, Dec 23 2000
Portrait of Rob-Jamere WessRob-Jamere Wess
Rob-Jamere Wess was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Security Guard'.
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Portrait of Audrey DummettAudrey Dummett
Audrey Dummett was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Cook'.
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Portrait of June Prud'HommeJune Prud'Homme
June Prud'Homme was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Audrey'.
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Portrait of Edgar J. ScherickEdgar J. Scherick
Edgar J. Scherick was
58 in The King of Comedy
as 'Wilson Crockett'.
Thu, Oct 16 1924 –
Mon, Dec 02 2002
Portrait of Thomas M. TolanThomas M. Tolan
Thomas M. Tolan was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Gerrity'.
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Portrait of Ray DittrichRay Dittrich
Ray Dittrich was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Giardello'.
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Portrait of Richard DioguardiRichard Dioguardi
Richard Dioguardi was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Captain Burke'.
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Portrait of Harry J. UflandHarry J. Ufland
Harry J. Ufland was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Langford's Agent'.
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Portrait of Scotty BlochScotty Bloch
Scotty Bloch was
57 in The King of Comedy
as 'Crockett's Secretary'.
Wed, Jan 28 1925
Portrait of Jim LynessJim Lyness
Jim Lyness was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Ticket Taker'.
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Portrait of Diane RachellDiane Rachell
Diane Rachell was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'McCabe's Wife'.
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Portrait of Dennis MulliganDennis Mulligan
Dennis Mulligan was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Plainclothesman'.
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Portrait of Tony DevonTony Devon
Tony Devon was
31 in The King of Comedy
as 'Plainclothesman'.
Wed, Dec 05 1951 –
Sat, Feb 26 2022
Portrait of Peter FainPeter Fain
Peter Fain was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Plainclothesman'.
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Portrait of Michael F. StoddenMichael F. Stodden
Michael F. Stodden was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Plainclothesman'.
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Portrait of Gerard MurphyGerard Murphy
Gerard Murphy was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Plainclothesman'.
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Portrait of Jimmy RaittJimmy Raitt
Jimmy Raitt was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Stage Manager'.
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Portrait of Martin ScorseseMartin Scorsese
Martin Scorsese was
40 in The King of Comedy
as 'TV Director'.
Tue, Nov 17 1942
Portrait of Charles ScorseseCharles Scorsese
Charles Scorsese was
69 in The King of Comedy
as 'First Man at Bar'.
Thu, May 08 1913 –
Mon, Aug 23 1993
Portrait of Mardik MartinMardik Martin
Mardik Martin was
46 in The King of Comedy
as 'Second Man at Bar'.
Wed, Sep 16 1936 –
Wed, Sep 11 2019
Portrait of William JorgensenWilliam Jorgensen
William Jorgensen was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Newsman (voice)'.
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Portrait of Marvin ScottMarvin Scott
Marvin Scott was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Newsman (voice)'.
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Portrait of Chuck StevensChuck Stevens
Chuck Stevens was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Newsman (voice)'.
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Portrait of William LittauerWilliam Littauer
William Littauer was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Newsman (voice)'.
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Portrait of Jeff DavidJeff David
Jeff David was
42 in The King of Comedy
as 'Announcer (voice)'.
Mon, Sep 16 1940 –
Tue, Mar 25 2008
Portrait of Mick JonesMick Jones
Mick Jones was
27 in The King of Comedy
as 'Street Scum'.
Sun, Jun 26 1955
Portrait of Liza MinnelliLiza Minnelli
Liza Minnelli was
36 in The King of Comedy
as 'Liza Minnelli'.
Tue, Mar 12 1946

Crew

Portrait of Martin ScorseseMartin Scorsese
Martin Scorsese was
40 in The King of Comedy
as 'Director'
Tue, Nov 17 1942
Portrait of Fred SchulerFred Schuler
Fred Schuler was
42 in The King of Comedy
as 'Director of Photography'
Fri, Mar 15 1940
Portrait of Lewis GouldLewis Gould
Lewis Gould was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Second Assistant Director'
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Portrait of Scott MaitlandScott Maitland
Scott Maitland was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'First Assistant Director'
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Portrait of Paul D. ZimmermanPaul D. Zimmerman
Paul D. Zimmerman was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Writer'
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Portrait of Robert F. ColesberryRobert F. Colesberry
Robert F. Colesberry was
36 in The King of Comedy
as 'Associate Producer, Production Manager'
Thu, Mar 07 1946 –
Mon, Feb 09 2004
Portrait of Arnon MilchanArnon Milchan
Arnon Milchan was
38 in The King of Comedy
as 'Producer'
Wed, Dec 06 1944
Portrait of Robbie RobertsonRobbie Robertson
Robbie Robertson was
39 in The King of Comedy
as 'Original Music Composer, Music Producer'
Mon, Jul 05 1943 –
Wed, Aug 09 2023
Portrait of Robert GreenhutRobert Greenhut
Robert Greenhut was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Executive Producer'
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Portrait of Thelma SchoonmakerThelma Schoonmaker
Thelma Schoonmaker was
42 in The King of Comedy
as 'Editor, Production Supervisor'
Wed, Jan 03 1940
Portrait of Frank E. WarnerFrank E. Warner
Frank E. Warner was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Supervising Sound Editor'
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Portrait of Richard CandibRichard Candib
Richard Candib was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'First Assistant Editor'
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Portrait of Barbara De FinaBarbara De Fina
Barbara De Fina was
32 in The King of Comedy
as 'Post Production Supervisor'
Wed, Dec 28 1949
Portrait of Cis CormanCis Corman
Cis Corman was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Casting'
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Mon, Apr 27 2020
Portrait of Amy SayresAmy Sayres
Amy Sayres was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Location Coordinator'
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Portrait of Dan PerriDan Perri
Dan Perri was
37 in The King of Comedy
as 'Title Designer'
Sat, Aug 11 1945
Portrait of Boris LevenBoris Leven
Boris Leven was
74 in The King of Comedy
as 'Production Design'
Thu, Aug 13 1908 –
Sat, Oct 11 1986
Portrait of Shelley HouisShelley Houis
Shelley Houis was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Production Office Coordinator'
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Portrait of Garrett BrownGarrett Brown
Garrett Brown was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Steadicam Operator'
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Portrait of Dick VorisekDick Vorisek
Dick Vorisek was
64 in The King of Comedy
as 'Sound Re-Recording Mixer'
Thu, Feb 21 1918 –
Tue, Nov 07 1989
Portrait of Tom FleischmanTom Fleischman
Tom Fleischman was
31 in The King of Comedy
as 'Sound Re-Recording Mixer'
Sat, Sep 15 1951
Portrait of Ted ChurchillTed Churchill
Ted Churchill was
38 in The King of Comedy
as 'Steadicam Operator'
Sun, Feb 20 1944 –
Sat, Jun 17 1995
Portrait of Jimmy RaittJimmy Raitt
Jimmy Raitt was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Property Master'
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Portrait of Lorey SebastianLorey Sebastian
Lorey Sebastian was
38 in The King of Comedy
as 'Still Photographer'
Sat, Jan 01 1944
Portrait of Donah BassettDonah Bassett
Donah Bassett was
55 in The King of Comedy
as 'Negative Cutter'
Sat, Apr 23 1927 –
Tue, May 04 2010
Portrait of George DeTitta Sr.George DeTitta Sr.
George DeTitta Sr. was
52 in The King of Comedy
as 'Set Decoration'
Wed, Nov 26 1930
Portrait of Harold 'Whitey' McEvoyHarold 'Whitey' McEvoy
Harold 'Whitey' McEvoy was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Transportation Captain'
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Portrait of James FitzpatrickJames Fitzpatrick
James Fitzpatrick was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Best Boy Electric'
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Portrait of Lyndell QuiyouLyndell Quiyou
Lyndell Quiyou was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Hairstylist'
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Portrait of Les LazarowitzLes Lazarowitz
Les Lazarowitz was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Sound Mixer'
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Portrait of Richard BrunoRichard Bruno
Richard Bruno was
58 in The King of Comedy
as 'Costume Design'
Thu, Aug 21 1924 –
Wed, Jan 11 2012
Portrait of Lawrence MillerLawrence Miller
Lawrence Miller was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Art Direction'
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Sat, Apr 11 2009
Portrait of Edward GarzeroEdward Garzero
Edward Garzero was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Scenic Artist'
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Portrait of Robert RaringRobert Raring
Robert Raring was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Color Timer'
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Portrait of Edward PisoniEdward Pisoni
Edward Pisoni was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Art Direction'
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Portrait of Dick MingaloneDick Mingalone
Dick Mingalone was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Camera Operator'
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Portrait of William WardWilliam Ward
William Ward was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Gaffer'
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Portrait of Roberta HodesRoberta Hodes
Roberta Hodes was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Script Supervisor'
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Portrait of Norman BuckNorman Buck
Norman Buck was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Key Grip'
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Portrait of Sylvia FaySylvia Fay
Sylvia Fay was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Extras Casting'
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Portrait of Sandy BrookeSandy Brooke
Sandy Brooke was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'First Assistant Camera'
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Portrait of Philip GoldblatPhilip Goldblat
Philip Goldblat was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Makeup Artist'
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Portrait of Carlos QuilesCarlos Quiles
Carlos Quiles was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Carpenter'
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Portrait of William LogerWilliam Loger
William Loger was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Costume Supervisor'
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Portrait of Vito L. IlardiVito L. Ilardi
Vito L. Ilardi was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Boom Operator'
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Portrait of Daniel RobertDaniel Robert
Daniel Robert was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Set Decoration'
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Portrait of Mary Ellen WinstonMary Ellen Winston
Mary Ellen Winston was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Assistant Costume Designer'
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Portrait of Joe Williams Sr.Joe Williams Sr.
Joe Williams Sr. was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Construction Grip'
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Portrait of Ricki-Ellen BrookeRicki-Ellen Brooke
Ricki-Ellen Brooke was
>> in The King of Comedy
as 'Second Assistant Camera'
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