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Mask (8-Mar-1985)

Director: Peter Bogdanovich

Writer: Anna Hamilton Phelan

Producer: Martin Starger

Keywords: Drama, Disability, Biography

The true story of teenager Rocky Dennis, born with a disfiguring bone ailment causing his face to appear mask-like. He is supported by his loving mother Rusty, a biker who has an unfortunate reliance on alcohol and drugs. Touching and inspirational film, but does not feel like an afterschool special; one of Cher's best performances. Won Oscar for Best Makeup.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Creed Bratton
Actor
8-Feb-1943   Creed Bratton on The Office
Harry Carey, Jr.
Actor
16-May-1921 27-Dec-2012 The Whales of August
Nick Cassavetes
Actor
21-May-1959   Assault of the Killer Bimbos
Cher
Singer
20-May-1946   Sonny and Cher
Laura Dern
Actor
10-Feb-1967   Blue Velvet
Richard Dysart
Actor
30-Mar-1929   Leland McKenzie on L.A. Law
Sam Elliott
Actor
9-Aug-1944   Rush, The Hulk
Estelle Getty
Actor
25-Jul-1923 22-Jul-2008 The Golden Girls
Steve James
Actor
19-Feb-1952 18-Dec-1993 American Ninja
Andrew Robinson
Actor
14-Feb-1942   Garak on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
Eric Stoltz
Actor
30-Sep-1961   Chicago Hope
Barry Tubb
Actor
13-Feb-1963   Lonesome Dove
Marsha Warfield
Actor
5-Mar-1954   Roz on Night Court

CAST

Starring
Cher   ...   Rusty Dennis
Sam Elliott   ...   Gar
and
Eric Stoltz   ...   Rocky Dennis
Co-Starring
Richard Dysart   ...   Abe
Harry Carey, Jr.   ...   Red
Laura Dern   ...   Diana
Lawrence Monoson   ...   Ben
Dennis Burkley   ...   Dozer
Ben Piazza   ...   Mr. Simms
Estelle Getty   ...   Evelyn
Micole Mercurio   ...   Babe
Andrew Robinson   ...   Dr. Vinton
Kelly Minter   ...   Lorrie
Craig King   ...   Eric
Alexandra Powers   ...   Lisa
And in order of appearance
Joe Unger   ...   1st Boyfriend
Todd Allen   ...   Canuck
Howard Hirdler   ...   Stickman
Jeannie Dimter Barton   ...   Jr. High Secretary
Steve James   ...   Hospital Intern
Cathy Arden   ...   Hospital Doctor
Ivan J. Rado   ...   Dr. Rudinsky
Anna Hamilton Phelan   ...   Puppy Lady
Wayne Grace   ...   Drug Dealer
Nick Cassavetes   ...   T. J.
Les Dudek   ...   Bone
Jo-El Sonnier   ...   Sunshine
Rebecca Sharkey   ...   Angel
Paige Matthews   ...   Stickman's Girl
Patricia Pelham   ...   Canuck's Girl
Gale Ricketts   ...   Sunshine's Girl
Stan Ross   ...   Drunken Biker
Scott Willardsen   ...   Jr. High Student
Marsha Warfield   ...   Homeroom Teacher
Allison Roth   ...   Nancy Lawrence
David Scott Milton   ...   History Teacher
Creed Bratton   ...   Carnival Ticket Taker
L. Charles Taylor   ...   2nd Boyfriend
Rummel Mor   ...   Track Runner
Barry Tubb   ...   Dewey
Norman Kaplan   ...   Himself
Marilyn Hamilton   ...   Mr. Kaplan's Aide
Anna Thea   ...   Woman Counselor
Louis Waldon   ...   Camp Cook
Toni Sawyer   ...   Mrs. Adams
Lou Felder   ...   Mr. Adams
Christopher Rydell   ...   Senior High Student
Beth McKinley   ...   Senior High Student
Jill Whitlow   ...   Anne Marie
Eddie Paul   ...   Biker
Mike Adams   ...   Biker
Jeff Jensen   ...   Biker
Jack Wright   ...   Biker

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