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The Producers (18-Mar-1968)

Director: Mel Brooks

Writer: Mel Brooks

Producer: Sidney Glazier

Keywords: Musical Comedy, Theatre, Nazis, Con Artists, Broadway

Mild-mannered accountant Leo Bloom discovers a minor embezzlement from producer Max Bialystock's latest Broadway play, and remarks to Bialystock the ease at which money can be extracted from unsuccessful plays. Bialystock and Bloom become partners in the intentionally worst play ever, Springtime for Hitler. Won an Oscar for Best Screenplay; received an additional nomination for Best Supporting Actor.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Frank Campanella
Actor
12-Mar-1919 30-Dec-2006 Character actor
Christopher Hewett
Actor
5-Apr-1922 3-Aug-2001 Mr. Belvedere
William Hickey
Actor
19-Sep-1927 29-Jun-1997 Prizzi's Honor
Kenneth Mars
Actor
14-Apr-1936 12-Feb-2011 The Producers
Barney Martin
Actor
3-Mar-1923 21-Mar-2005 Played Jerry's dad Morty on Seinfeld
Zero Mostel
Actor
28-Feb-1915 8-Sep-1977 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Dick Shawn
Actor
1-Dec-1923 17-Apr-1987 Inventor of the "high five"
Renée Taylor
Actor
19-Mar-1933   Sylvia Fine on The Nanny
Andréas Voutsinas
Actor
22-Aug-1932 8-Jun-2010 Stage actor and drama coach
Gene Wilder
Actor
11-Jun-1933   Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
Estelle Winwood
Actor
24-Jan-1883 20-Jun-1984 The Producers

CAST

Zero Mostel   ...   Max Bialystock
Gene Wilder   ...   Leo Bloom
Dick Shawn   ...   Lorenzo St. DuBois ("LSD")
Kenneth Mars   ...   Franz Liebkind
Lee Meredith   ...   Ulla
Christopher Hewett   ...   Roger De Bris
Andréas Voutsinas   ...   Carmen Ghia
Estelle Winwood   ...   Hold Me Touch Me
Renée Taylor   ...   Eva Braun
David Patch   ...   Goebbels
William Hickey   ...   The Drunk
Barney Martin   ...   Göring
Shimen Ruskin   ...   The Landlord
Frank Campanella   ...   The Bartender
Josip Elic   ...   Violinist
Madlyn Cates   ...   Concierge
John Zoller   ...   Drama Critic
Brutus Peck   ...   Hot Dog Vendor
The Ladies
Anne Ives   ...   Lady
Amelie Barleon   ...   Lady
Elsie Kirk   ...   Lady
Nell Harrison   ...   Lady
Mary Love   ...   Lady

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