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The Right Stuff (9-Sep-1983)

Director: Philip Kaufman

Writer: Philip Kaufman

Based on a book: The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe

Music by: Bill Conti

Producers: Irwin Winkler; Robert Chartoff

Keywords: Drama, Space Exploration, Cold War

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Kathy Baker
Actor
8-Jun-1950   Picket Fences
Veronica Cartwright
Actor
20-Apr-1950   Alien
David Clennon
Actor
10-May-1943   Joshua Nankin on The Agency
Royal Dano
Actor
16-Nov-1922 15-May-1994 The 7 Faces of Dr. Lao
John Dehner
Actor
23-Nov-1915 4-Feb-1992 Carousel
Scott Glenn
Actor
26-Jan-1941   The Silence of the Lambs
Jeff Goldblum
Actor
22-Oct-1952   The Fly
Ed Harris
Actor
28-Nov-1950   The Rock
Levon Helm
Drummer
26-May-1940 19-Apr-2012 Drummer for The Band
Lance Henriksen
Actor
5-May-1940   Aliens, Dead Man
Barbara Hershey
Actor
5-Feb-1948   Boxcar Bertha and Mary Magdalene
O-Lan Jones
Actor
23-May-1950   Esmeralda in Edward Scissorhands
Donald Moffat
Actor
26-Dec-1930   British-American character actor
Anthony Muñoz
Football
19-Aug-1958   Tackle, NFL Hall of Famer
Dennis Quaid
Actor
9-Apr-1954   Any Given Sunday
Pamela Reed
Actor
2-Apr-1949   Gail Green on Jericho
William Russ
Actor
20-Oct-1950   Roger LoCocco on Wiseguy
Eric Sevareid
Journalist
26-Nov-1912 9-Jul-1992 CBS News journalist
Harry Shearer
Comic
23-Dec-1943   Almost half the voices on The Simpsons
Sam Shepard
Playwright
5-Nov-1943   Buried Child
Kim Stanley
Actor
11-Feb-1925 20-Aug-2001 Seance on a Wet Afternoon
Fred Ward
Actor
30-Dec-1942   Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins
Scott Wilson
Actor
29-Mar-1942   The Ninth Configuration
Chuck Yeager
Aviator
13-Feb-1923   Test pilot, first to break speed of sound

CAST

Scott Glenn   ...   Alan Shepard
Ed Harris   ...   John Glenn
Barbara Hershey   ...   Glennis Yeager
Dennis Quaid   ...   Gordon Cooper
Pamela Reed   ...   Trudy Cooper
Sam Shepard   ...   Chuck Yeager
Kim Stanley   ...   Pancho Barnes
Fred Ward   ...   Gus Grissom
Veronica Cartwright   ...   Betty Grissom
David Clennon   ...   Liaison Man
Scott Wilson   ...   Scott Crossfield
Donald Moffat   ...   Lyndon B. Johnson
Levon Helm   ...   Jack Ridley
Jeff Goldblum   ...   Recruiter
Harry Shearer   ...   Recruiter
Charles Frank   ...   Scott Carpenter
Royal Dano   ...   Minister
Co-Starring
John Dehner   ...   Henry Luce
Lance Henriksen   ...   Wally Schirra
Scott Paulin   ...   Deke Slayton
John P. Ryan   ...   Head of Program
Mary Jo Deschanel   ...   Annie Glenn
Kathy Baker   ...   Louise Shepard
Mickey Crocker   ...   Marge Slayton
Susan Kase   ...   Rene Carpenter
Mittie Smith   ...   Jo Schirra
Jim Haynie   ...   Air Force Major
Scott Beach   ...   Chief Scientist
Jane Dornacker   ...   Nurse Murch
Anthony Muņoz   ...   Gonzales
Darryl Henriques   ...   LIFE Reporter
Eric Sevareid   ...   Himself
William Russ   ...   Slick Goodlin
The Permanent Press Corps -- I fratelli Bologna
Drew Letchworth   ...   Press Corps
Christopher P. Beale   ...   Press Corps
Richard Dupell   ...   Press Corps
William Hall   ...   Press Corps
John X. Heart   ...   Press Corps
Ed Holmes   ...   Press Corps
Jack Bruno Tate   ...   Press Corps
Edward Anhalt   ...   Grand Designer
Mary Apick   ...   Woman Reporter
Robert Beer   ...   Dwight D. Eisenhower
Erik Bergmann   ...   Eddie Hodges
James M. Brady   ...   Aide to Lyndon B. Johnson
Katherine Conklin   ...   Woman TV Reporter
Maureen Coyne   ...   Waitress
Tom Dahlgren   ...   Bell Aircraft Executive
John Lion   ...   Bell Aircraft Executive
Peggy Davis   ...   Sally Rand
Robert Elross   ...   Review Board President
Drew Eshelman   ...   Assistant Scientist
Robert J. Geary   ...   Game Show M.C.
Maj. Royce Grones   ...   1st X-1 Pilot
David Gulpilil   ...   Aborigine
Anthony Wallace   ...   Australian Driver
Kaaren Lee   ...   Young Widow
Sandy Kronemeyer   ...   Cocoa Beach Girl
Frankie Di   ...   Cocoa Beach Girl
Michael Pritchard   ...   Texan
Ed Corbett   ...   Texan
O-Lan Jones   ...   Pretty Girl
Mark Todd   ...   Astronaut Trainee
Alan Gebhardt   ...   Astronaut Trainee
Levon Helm   ...   Narrator
Chuck Yeager   ...   Fred

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