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Waiting for Guffman (21-Aug-1996)

Director: Christopher Guest

Writers: Christopher Guest; Eugene Levy

Music and Lyrics by: Michael McKean; Harry Shearer; Christopher Guest

Producer: Karen Murphy

Keywords: Comedy, Mockumentary

Residents of a small Missouri town hold a musical to celebrate their sesquicentennial, produced by off-off-Broadway director Corky St. Clair. Among those who will attend the production is "Guffman", a representative from Broadway. Mockumentary brims with deadpan improvisational absurdity.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Lewis Arquette
Actor
14-Dec-1935 10-Feb-2001 Arquette patriarch
Bob Balaban
Film Director
16-Aug-1945   Parents
Paul Benedict
Actor
17-Dec-1938 1-Dec-2008 Harry Bentley on The Jeffersons
David Cross
Actor
4-Apr-1964   Mr. Show with Bob and David
Paul Dooley
Actor
22-Feb-1928   Grace Under Fire
Brian Doyle-Murray
Comic
31-Oct-1945   SNL
Miriam Flynn
Actor
18-Jun-1952   Vacation
Christopher Guest
Actor
5-Feb-1948   This Is Spinal Tap
Michael Hitchcock
Actor
28-Jul-1958   MadTV
Linda Kash
Actor
17-Jan-1967   Trudy Weissman on Style & Substance
Matt Keeslar
Actor
15-Oct-1972   Feyd-Rautha Harkonnen
Eugene Levy
Comic
17-Dec-1946   Earl Camembert from SCTV
Larry Miller
Comic
15-Oct-1953   Michael Dobson on Law & Order
Catherine O'Hara
Comic
4-Mar-1954   Delia in Beetlejuice
Parker Posey
Actor
8-Nov-1968   Waiting for Guffman
Fred Willard
Actor
18-Sep-1933   Fernwood 2night

CAST

Starring
Lewis Arquette   ...   Clifford Wooley
Bob Balaban   ...   Lloyd Miller
Christopher Guest   ...   Corky St. Clair
Matt Keeslar   ...   Johnny Savage
Eugene Levy   ...   Dr. Allan Pearl
Catherine O'Hara   ...   Sheila Albertson
Parker Posey   ...   Libby Mae Brown
Fred Willard   ...   Ron Albertson
also Starring
Paul Benedict   ...   Not Guffman
David Cross   ...   UFO Expert
Paul Dooley   ...   UFO Abductee
Miriam Flynn   ...   Costume Dresser
Michael Hitchcock   ...   Steve Stark, Councilman
Linda Kash   ...   Mrs. Allan Pearl
Don Lake   ...   Phil Burgess, Blaine Historian
Larry Miller   ...   Glenn Welsch, Mayor
Brian Doyle-Murray   ...   Red Savage
Deborah Theaker   ...   Gwen Fabin-Blunt, Councilwoman
Scott Williamson   ...   Tucker Livingston, Councilman
Jim McQueen   ...   Singing Auditioner
Turk Pipkin   ...   Ping Pong Ball Juggler
Jerry Turman   ...   Raging Bull Auditioner
Jill Parker-Jones   ...   Stage Manager
Margaret Bowman   ...   Costume Designer

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