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Heaven Help Us (8-Feb-1985)

Director: Michael Dinner

Writer: Charles Purpura

Music Composed by: James Horner

Producers: Dan Wigutow; Mark Carliner

Keywords: Comedy, Coming of Age, New York, Brooklyn

Boys attend St. Basil's Academy in 1965; among them are Andrew McCarthy as Michael Dunn, an orphan newly transferred from Boston whose grandmother intends that he become a priest; and Kevin Dillon as Rooney, rebellious troublemaker. McCarthy is ostensibly the main character but Dillon steals most of the scenes he is in.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Dana Barron
Actor
22-Apr-1968   National Lampoon's Vacation
Philip Bosco
Actor
26-Sep-1930   American character actor
Calvert DeForest
Actor
23-Jul-1921 19-Mar-2007 Larry "Bud" Melman on Letterman
Patrick Dempsey
Actor
13-Jan-1966   Dr. McDreamy on Grey's Anatomy
Kevin Dillon
Actor
19-Aug-1965   Johnny "Drama" on Entourage
John Heard
Actor
7-Mar-1945   The Pelican Brief
Mary Stuart Masterson
Actor
28-Jun-1966   Dogtown
Andrew McCarthy
Actor
29-Nov-1962   St. Elmo's Fire
Kate Reid
Actor
4-Nov-1930 27-Mar-1993 The Andromeda Strain
Wallace Shawn
Actor
12-Nov-1943   Ate dinner with Andre
Yeardley Smith
Actor
3-Jul-1964   Voice of Lisa on The Simpsons
Donald Sutherland
Actor
17-Jul-1935   The Dirty Dozen

CAST

Starring
Andrew McCarthy   ...   Michael Dunn
Mary Stuart Masterson   ...   Danni
Kevin Dillon   ...   Rooney
Malcolm Danare   ...   Caesar
Jennie Dundas   ...   Boo
Kate Reid   ...   Grandma
Wallace Shawn   ...   Fr. Abruzzi
Jay Patterson   ...   Brother Constance
and
John Heard   ...   Brother Timothy
Donald Sutherland   ...   Brother Thadeus
Featuring
Philip Bosco   ...   Brother Paul
Douglas Seale   ...   Brother Dominic
Jimmie Ray Weeks   ...   Danni's Father
Richard Hamilton   ...   Grandpa
Stephen Geoffreys   ...   Williams
Patrick Dempsey   ...   Corbet
Paul Marchand   ...   Perrin
Dana Barron   ...   Janine
Yeardley Smith   ...   Cathleen
and
George Anders   ...   Brother Augustus
John Bentley   ...   First Man
Imogene Bliss   ...   Cook
Donahl Breitman   ...   Brother Gregory
Nolan Carley   ...   Bartender
Al Cerullo, Jr.   ...   Pilot
Calvert DeForest   ...   Bridge Operator
Christopher Durang   ...   Priest
William Eustace   ...   Brother William
Henry Fehren   ...   Priest Celebrant
Janice Fuller   ...   Passenger
Pamela Galvin   ...   Sister Thomasina
Jody Jensen   ...   Girl #2
Mary Koch   ...   Cafeteria Lady
Kachina Myers   ...   Girl #1
Vic Polizos   ...   Police Officer
Sherry Steiner   ...   Social Worker
Mel Winkler   ...   Willie
Ed Zang   ...   Confessor

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