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Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Steven Zaillian

Writing Credits (WGA)  

Fred Waitzkin ... (book)
 
Steven Zaillian ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Max Pomeranc ... Josh Waitzkin
Joe Mantegna ... Fred Waitzkin
Joan Allen ... Bonnie Waitzkin
Ben Kingsley ... Bruce Pandolfini
Laurence Fishburne ... Vinnie
Michael Nirenberg Michael Nirenberg ... Jonathan Poe
Robert Stephens ... Poe's Teacher
David Paymer ... Kalev
Hal Scardino ... Morgan
Vasek Simek Vasek Simek ... Russian Park Player
William H. Macy ... Tunafish Father
Dan Hedaya ... Tournament Director
Laura Linney ... School Teacher
Anthony Heald ... Fighting Parent
Steven Randazzo Steven Randazzo ... Man of Many Signals
Chelsea Moore Chelsea Moore ... Katya Waitzkin
Josh Mostel ... Chess Club Regular
Josh Kornbluth ... Chess Club Regular
Tony Shalhoub ... Chess Club Member
Austin Pendleton ... Asa Hoffman
Tom McGowan ... Reporter
Ona Fletcher Ona Fletcher ... Reporter
Kamran Shirazi Kamran Shirazi ... Himself
Joel Benjamin Joel Benjamin ... Himself
Roman Dzindzichashvili Roman Dzindzichashvili ... Himself
Jerry Poe McClinton Jerry Poe McClinton ... Park Player
Matt De Matt Matt De Matt ... Night Park Player (as Matt De Matt Reines)
Vincent Smith Vincent Smith ... Washington Square Patzers
Jerry Rakow Jerry Rakow ... Washington Square Patzers
William Colgate ... Statistician
Tony De Santis ... Journalist
R.D. Reid R.D. Reid ... Final Tournament Director
Anthony McGowen Anthony McGowen ... Park Dealer
Katya Waitzkin Katya Waitzkin ... 82nd Girl
Ryder Fleming-Jones Ryder Fleming-Jones ... Petey
Harris Krofchick Harris Krofchick ... Running Chess Kid
John Bourgeois ... Gym Parent
Maria Ricossa ... Gym Parent
Caroline Yeager Caroline Yeager ... Screaming Mom
Andrew Sardella Andrew Sardella ... Josh's Syracuse Opponent
Nathan Carter ... Josh's Teammate
Nicholas Taylor Nicholas Taylor ... Birthday Friend
Jonathan Fazio Jonathan Fazio ... Birthday Friend
Nicky Mellina Nicky Mellina ... Birthday Friend
Philip Neiman Philip Neiman ... Birthday Friend
Elizabeth Gropman Elizabeth Gropman ... Birthday Friend
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bobby Fischer ... Himself
Matt Birman ... Father (uncredited)
Robert Anthony Carswell Robert Anthony Carswell ... Parent pacing in basement locker showing body only (uncredited)
James Garrigan James Garrigan ... Cyclist (uncredited)
Bruce Pandolfini Bruce Pandolfini ... Man in Washington Park (uncredited)
Edd Scorpio Edd Scorpio ... Chess Competitor (uncredited)

Produced by 

William Horberg ... producer
Sydney Pollack ... executive producer
Scott Rudin ... producer
David Wisnievitz ... co-producer

Music by 

James Horner

Cinematography by 

Conrad L. Hall

Film Editing by 

Wayne Wahrman

Casting By 

Tina Gerussi
Avy Kaufman

Production Design by 

David Gropman

Art Direction by 

Gregory P. Keen

Set Decoration by 

Steve Shewchuk

Costume Design by 

Julie Weiss

Makeup Department 

Paul R.J. Elliot ... hair stylist
Linda Gill ... makeup artist
Cynthia Patton ... assistant hair stylist

Production Management 

David Coatsworth ... unit production manager
Jonathan Filley ... unit production manager
Michael Tadross ... executive in charge of production (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Stuart Feldman ... dga trainee
Walter Gasparovic ... assistant director
Tony Gittelson ... assistant director
Burtt Harris ... assistant director
Grant Lucibello ... third assistant director
Juan Ros ... second second assistant director
Rose Tedesco ... second second assistant director
Stuart Williams ... trainee assistant director

Art Department 

Conrad V. Brink Jr. ... assistant props: New York
Dennis Davenport ... first assistant art director
James Halpenny ... construction coordinator
Jason Herriott ... scenic artist
Peter Hudecki ... storyboard artist
Denis Kirkham ... set dresser
Doug McLean ... assistant art director
Robert S. Smith ... carpenter
Richard M. Snider ... key greens
Mark O'Donoghue ... carpenter (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Steve Bartkowicz ... re-recording engineer
Patrick Bietz ... sound editor
Gary C. Bourgeois ... re-recording mixer
Desmond Cannon ... assistant sound editor
Paul Cartledge ... adr recordist
John Chalfant ... sound effects editor
Thierry J. Couturier ... sound editor
Ken Dufva ... foley artist
Leslie Gaulin ... foley editor
Eric Gotthelf ... foley mixer
Scott D. Jackson ... foley supervisor
Nicholas Korda ... sound editor (as Nicholas Vincent Korda)
David Lee ... sound mixer
Michael Magill ... dialogue editor
Sanjay Mehta ... cable puller
Scott Millan ... re-recording mixer
James Moriana ... foley artist
Paul O'Bryan ... assistant sound editor
Elmo Ponsdomenech ... re-recording mixer
Catherine Rowe ... foley artist
Joan Rowe ... foley artist
Beth Sterner ... supervising sound editor
Steve Switzer ... boom operator

Special Effects by 

Jason Board ... special effects
Bob Hall ... special effects
Troy Rundle ... special effects technician (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Ralph Brandofino ... first assistant camera: "b" camera (1993)
Ciaran Copelin ... second assistant camera
David Crone ... steadicam operator
Dennis Gamiello ... key grip: new york
Tony Guerin ... assistant camera
Rob Hahn ... additional photographer (as Robert Hahn) / camera operator (as Robert Hahn)
Kerry Hayes ... still photographer
Nils Johnson ... key video assist operator: New York
Andy Langevin ... rigging best boy
Jim MacCammon ... gaffer (as James MacCammon)
Gary Muller ... first assistant camera: New York
Tom Priestley Jr. ... camera operator
Rick Raphael ... steadicam operator
Jim Reischl ... electric department
Ron Renzetti ... dolly grip
Gerard Sava ... assistant camera
Randy Tambling ... key grip
Gary Deneault ... best boy (uncredited)
Douglas Pellegrino ... first assistant camera (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Elizabeth Holder ... wardrobe production assistant

Editorial Department 

Henry J. Golas ... post-production
Debra Kahn Tolchinsky ... first assistant editor
Lynel Moore ... assistant editor (as Lynel Moore Cioffi)
Theresa Repola Mohammed ... negative cutter
Ronald Roose ... additional editor
Mike Stanwick ... color timer
Dawn M. Stoliar ... assistant editor
Peter Watson ... assistant editor

Location Management 

Maria T. Bierniak ... assistant location manager
Fred Kamping ... location manager
Daniel Strol ... location manager: New York
Douglas Tirola ... location manager

Music Department 

Bob Bornstein ... music preparation
Norman Ludwin ... musician (bass)
Shawn Murphy ... score mixer
Thomas Pasatieri ... orchestrator
James Thatcher ... musician: French horn
Dan Goldwasser ... soundtrack producer (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Dave Marwick ... production driver
William L. Tataryn ... exclusive driver: Sir Ben Kingsley
Robert Tenaglia ... transportation captain

Other crew 

Robert Dawson ... title designer
David Hummel ... production assistant
Michelle L. Keiser ... production assistant
Veronica Miller ... first assistant accountant
Eric Myers ... unit publicist
D. Gregor Hagey ... production assistant (uncredited)
Jim McCarthy ... production accountant (uncredited)
Lisa Wilhoit ... additional voices (uncredited)

See also

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