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The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008) Poster

(2008 TV Special)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Louis J. Horvitz
Joseph Takats

Writing Credits  

Jon Macks ... (written by) &
Hal Kanter ... (written by) &
Buz Kohan ... (written by) &
Bruce Vilanch ... (written by)
 
Jon Stewart ... (special material written by) &
Rory Albanese ... (special material written by) &
Rachel Axler ... (special material written by) &
Kevin Bleyer ... (special material written by) &
Rich Blomquist ... (special material written by) &
Steve Bodow ... (special material written by) &
Tim Carvell ... (special material written by) &
J.R. Havlan ... (special material written by) &
Scott Jacobson ... (special material written by) &
David Javerbaum ... (special material written by) &
Rob Kutner ... (special material written by) &
Josh Lieb ... (special material written by) &
Sam Means ... (special material written by) &
John Oliver ... (special material written by) &
Jason Ross ... (special material written by)

Cast (in credits order)  

Jon Stewart ... Himself - Host
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jan Aaris Jan Aaris ... Himself
Amy Adams ... Herself - Presenter & Performer
Casey Affleck ... Himself - Nominee
Jessica Alba ... Herself - Hostess: Scientific & Technical Awards Banquet
Don Ameche ... Himself (archive footage)
Paul Thomas Anderson ... Himself - Nominee
Michelangelo Antonioni ... Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Jan Archibald Jan Archibald ... Herself - Winner
Alan Arkin ... Himself - Presenter
Karen Baker Landers Karen Baker Landers ... Herself - Winner (as Karen M. Baker)
Javier Bardem ... Himself - Winner
Michael Bay ... Himself
Ingmar Bergman ... Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Brad Bird ... Himself - Winner & Nominee
Cate Blanchett ... Herself - Nominee & Presenter
Robert F. Boyle ... Himself - Honorary Award Recipient
Eric Bradley ... Himself
Jean-Claude Brialy ... Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Josh Brolin ... Himself - Presenter
Roscoe Lee Browne ... Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Alexandra Byrne ... Herself - Winner
Jim Capobianco Jim Capobianco ... Himself - Nominee
Steve Carell ... Himself - Presenter
Kitty Carlisle ... Herself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Jean-Pierre Cassel ... Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Jay Cassidy ... Himself - Nominee
Carlos Chavez Carlos Chavez ... Himself (as Carlos D Chavez)
Kristin Chenoweth ... Herself - Performer
Julie Christie ... Herself - Nominee
Bob Clark ... Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
George Clooney ... Himself - Nominee
Diablo Cody ... Herself - Winner
Ethan Coen ... Himself - Winner & Nominee (as Roderick Jaynes)
Joel Coen ... Himself - Winner & Nominee (as Roderick Jaynes)
Bill Conti ... Himself
Marion Cotillard ... Herself - Winner
Penélope Cruz ... Herself - Presenter
Miley Cyrus ... Herself - Presenter
Laraine Day ... Herself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Daniel Day-Lewis ... Himself - Winner
Roger Deakins ... Himself - Nominee
Ruby Dee ... Herself - Nominee
Patrick Dempsey ... Himself - Presenter
Judi Dench ... Herself (archive footage)
Johnny Depp ... Himself - Nominee
Cameron Diaz ... Herself - Presenter
Donfeld Donfeld ... Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Michael Douglas ... Himself
Paul Douglas ... Himself (archive footage)
Faye Dunaway ... Herself - Audience Member
John Dykstra ... Himself
Bud Ekins ... Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Peter Ellenshaw Peter Ellenshaw ... Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Robert Elswit ... Himself - Winner
Ray Evans Ray Evans ... Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Gene Fallaize Gene Fallaize ... Himself - Guest
Colin Farrell ... Himself - Presenter
Dante Ferretti ... Himself - Winner
Dionne Figgins Dionne Figgins ... Enchanted Dancer
Michael L. Fink Michael L. Fink ... Himself - Winner
Louise Fletcher ... Herself (archive footage)
Harrison Ford ... Himself - Presenter
Freddie Francis Freddie Francis ... Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Kirk Francis Kirk Francis ... Himself - Winner
Sidney Ganis ... Himself
Jennifer Garner ... Herself - Presenter
Alex Gibney ... Himself - Winner
Tony Gilroy ... Himself - Nominee
Cuba Gooding Jr. ... Himself (archive footage)
Bernard Gordon Bernard Gordon ... Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Ruth Gordon ... Herself (archive footage)
Louis Gossett Jr. ... Himself - Audience Member
David Grafton David Grafton ... Himself
Johnny Grant ... Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Dabbs Greer ... Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Allen Lee Haff ... Himself
Per Hallberg Per Hallberg ... Himself - Winner
Christopher Hampton ... Himself - Nominee
Peter Handford Peter Handford ... Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Tom Hanks ... Himself - Presenter
Glen Hansard ... Himself - Winner & Performer
Curtis Harrington ... Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Donna Harrison Donna Harrison ... Herself - Audience Member
Ronald Harwood ... Himself - Nominee
Anne Hathaway ... Herself - Presenter
Katherine Heigl ... Herself - Presenter
Jonah Hill ... Himself - Presenter
Philip Seymour Hoffman ... Himself - Nominee
Hal Holbrook ... Himself - Nominee
Celeste Holm ... Herself (archive footage)
Jennifer Hudson ... Herself - Presenter
Holly Hunter ... Herself (archive footage)
Betty Hutton ... Herself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Markéta Irglová ... Herself - Winner & Performer
Anne Jeffreys ... Herself
George Jenkins George Jenkins ... Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Tamara Jenkins ... Herself - Nominee
Elton John ... Himself
Dwayne Johnson ... Himself - Presenter
Tommy Lee Jones ... Himself - Nominee
Janusz Kaminski ... Himself - Nominee
Tom Kane ... Live Show Announcer (ABC) (voice)
Diane Keaton ... Herself (archive footage)
Deborah Kerr ... Herself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Michael Kidd ... Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Nicole Kidman ... Herself - Presenter
László Kovács ... Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Didier Lavergne Didier Lavergne ... Himself - Winner
Heath Ledger ... Ennis del Mar Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Jack Lemmon ... Himself (archive footage)
Skip Lievsay Skip Lievsay ... Himself - Nominee
Laura Linney ... Herself - Nominee
Francesca Lo Schiavo ... Herself - Winner
Calvin Lockhart ... Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Shirley MacLaine ... Herself (archive footage)
Delbert Mann ... Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Martin Manulis Martin Manulis ... Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Dario Marianelli ... Himself - Winner
Lois Maxwell ... Herself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
James McAvoy ... Himself - Presenter
Seamus McGarvey ... Himself - Nominee
Jon McLaughlin ... Himself - Performer
Alan Menken ... Himself - Nominee
Harold Michelson Harold Michelson ... Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Scott Millan ... Himself - Winner
Helen Mirren ... Herself - Presenter
Alfred Molina ... Himself
Terry Moore ... Herself - Audience Member
Ben Morris Ben Morris ... Himself - Winner
Viggo Mortensen ... Himself - Nominee
Sheri Nadel ... Herself
Jamia Simone Nash ... Herself - Performer
Barry Nelson ... Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Jack Nicholson ... Himself - Presenter
Annette Nicole Annette Nicole ... Herself - Dancer
Tatum O'Neal ... Herself (archive footage)
Nancy Oliver Nancy Oliver ... Herself - Nominee
Eva Orner ... Herself - Winner
Ellen Page ... Herself - Nominee
Sabrina Parisi ... Herself
David Parker David Parker ... Himself - Winner
Jan Pinkava ... Himself - Nominee
Suzanne Pleshette ... Herself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Sidney Poitier ... Himself
Philippe Pollet-Villard ... Himself - Winner
Sarah Polley ... Herself - Nominee
Queen Latifah ... Herself - Presenter
Jason Reitman ... Himself - Nominee
Jason Robards ... Himself (archive footage)
Seth Rogen ... Himself - Presenter
Saoirse Ronan ... Herself - Nominee
Mickey Rooney ... Himself - Audience Member
Frank Edward Rosenfelt Frank Edward Rosenfelt ... Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Vanessa Roth ... Herself - Winner
Christopher Rouse ... Himself - Winner
Scott Rudin ... Himself - Winner
Mercedes Ruehl ... Herself (archive footage)
Jane Russell ... Herself - Audience Member
Stefan Ruzowitzky ... Himself - Accepting Award for Best Foreign Language Film
Amy Ryan ... Herself - Nominee
Susan Sarandon ... Herself (archive footage)
Marlon Saunders ... Himself - Performer
Julian Schnabel ... Himself - Nominee
Stephen Schwartz ... Himself - Nominee
Martin Scorsese ... Himself - Presenter
Jerry Seinfeld ... Barry B. Benson - Presenter (voice)
Ousmane Sembene ... Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Melville Shavelson Melville Shavelson ... Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Fletcher Sheridan Fletcher Sheridan ... Singing Mariachi
Frank Sinatra ... Himself (archive footage)
Maureen Stapleton ... Herself (archive footage)
Hilary Swank ... Herself - Presenter
Tilda Swinton ... Herself - Winner
Suzie Templeton ... Herself - Winner
Randy Thomas Randy Thomas ... Herself - Co-Announcer (voice)
Dylan Tichenor ... Himself - Nominee
John Travolta ... Himself - Presenter
Gina Tuttle ... Announcer
William Tuttle ... Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Christina Ulloa ... Herself - Trophy Presenter
Miyoshi Umeki ... Herself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Jack Valenti ... Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Cynthia Wade ... Herself - Winner
Denzel Washington ... Himself - Presenter
Hugh Welchman ... Himself - Winner
Juliette Welfling Juliette Welfling ... Herself - Nominee
Bill Westenhofer ... Himself - Winner
Forest Whitaker ... Himself - Presenter
Dianne Wiest ... Herself (archive footage)
Tom Wilkinson ... Himself - Nominee
Owen Wilson ... Himself - Presenter
Rita Wilson ... Herself - Audience Member
Trevor Wood Trevor Wood ... Himself - Winner
Jane Wyman ... Herself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Renée Zellweger ... Herself - Presenter
Catherine Zeta-Jones ... Herself
Peter Zinner Peter Zinner ... Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Maria Zyrianova Maria Zyrianova ... Herself
Pilar Bardem ... Herself - Audience Member (uncredited)
Helena Bonham Carter ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
George Burns ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Johnny Carson ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Chevy Chase ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Billy Crystal ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Geena Davis ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Ellen DeGeneres ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Calista Flockhart ... Herself - Audience Member (uncredited)
Henry Fonda ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Jane Fonda ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
George Foreman ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Aretha Franklin ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Cary Grant ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Audrey Hepburn ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Bob Hope ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Michael Jackson ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Keira Knightley ... Cecilia Tallis (archive footage) (uncredited)
Sophia Loren ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Rob Lowe ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Frances McDormand ... Herself - Audience Member (uncredited)
Liza Minnelli ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Dudley Moore ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
David Niven ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Christopher Reeve ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Fernando Rey ... Alain Charnier (archive footage) (uncredited)
Seal ... Himself - Audience Member (uncredited)
John Slattery ... Henry Cravely (archive footage) (uncredited)
Sissy Spacek ... Herself - Audience Member (uncredited)
Bruce Springsteen ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
James Stewart ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Barbra Streisand ... Herself (uncredited)

Produced by 

Susan M. Baker ... associate producer: classic award sequences
June Beallor ... segment producer
David Beebe ... executive producer (Thank You Cam)
Gilbert Cates ... producer (as Gil Cates)
Alexander Dervin ... executive producer: documentary unit
Seth Kleinberg ... producer: show graphics
Adam Lowitt ... producer: Jon Stewart's film sequences
Troy James Miller ... senior producer: show graphics
Michael B. Seligman ... associate producer
Michael J. Shapiro ... segment producer (opening film)
Robert Shapiro ... co-producer

Film Editing by 

Jon Bloom
Maura Corey
Scott Draper
Jonathan Glenn
Ke'alohi Lee
Dirk Meenen
S.A. O'Hair ... (as Sean Adam O'Hair)
Mark Paone ... (Jon Stewart's film sequences)
Nathaniel Park
Jeff Roe
Joseph Takats
Chuck Workman

Production Design by 

Roy Christopher

Art Direction by 

Joe Celli

Makeup Department 

Lori Benson ... makeup artist
Barbara Cantu ... hair stylist
Lawrence Davis ... hair stylist
Bruce Grayson ... makeup supervisor
Susan Seligman ... personal makeup artist
Oney Syers II ... personal makeup artist
Maria Valdivia ... hair stylist supervisor (as Maria Valdavia)
Autumn Moultrie ... personal makeup artist: Mrs. Ruby Dee (uncredited)

Production Management 

Hugh Del Regno ... production manager (international version)
Gary L. Margolis ... post-production manager (international version)
Leslie E. Vincent ... post-production supervisor: offline
Victoria Zika ... production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Richard A. Preuss ... associate director
Deborah Read ... associate director

Art Department 

Aaron Becker ... art director: main title design: animation
Hugh Grew ... electronic graphics
Gloria Lamb ... assistant art director
Dennis Langston ... head carpenter
Tim Neighbors ... art department daily assistant
Matt Steinbrenner ... assistant art director
Erin Vitali ... art production assistant
John Funk ... photo coordinator (uncredited)
Leslie Diller Zollo ... scenic artist (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Patrick Baltzell ... p.a. mixer
Shaun Cunningham ... sound effects editor
Robert Douglass ... sweetener
Debbie Fecteau ... sound: A2
Jeffrey Fecteau ... sound: A2
Ed Greene ... audio director (as Edward J. Greene)
Conner Moore ... pre-production mixer
Josh Morton ... re-recording mixer
Pablo Munguia ... sound: A2
Paul Sandweiss ... audio mixer
Jamie Santos ... pre-production mixer
Ric Teller ... sound: A2
Mark Weber ... sound: A2
Timothy A. Carpenter ... re-recording mixer (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Brian Obee ... digital artist
Sean Wehrli ... main title design & animation: Prologue Films

Camera and Electrical Department 

Theodore Ashton ... camera operator (as Ted Ashton)
Rob Balton ... camera operator (as Robert Balton)
Robert T. Barnhart ... lighting director (as Robert Barnhart)
Danny Bonilla ... camera operator
John Burdick ... camera operator
Darren Decker ... still photographer
Keith Dicker ... camera operator
Robert A. Dickinson ... lighting designer
Dave Eastwood ... camera operator (as David Eastwood)
Hank Geving ... camera operator
Travis Hagenbuch ... assistant lighting director
Dean Hall ... camera operator
Greg Harbaugh ... still photographer
Richard Harbaugh ... still photographer
Marc Hunter ... camera operator
Charlie Huntley ... camera operator
Peter Krajewski ... camera operator
Jon Kusner ... lighting director
David Levisohn ... camera operator (as Dave Levisohn)
Michael L. Lewin ... rigging grip
Victor Lopez ... gaffer
Steve Martyniuk ... camera operator
Noah Mitz ... assistant lighting director
Lyn Noland ... camera operator
Andy O'Reilly ... lighting director
Rob Palmer ... camera operator
Bill Philbin ... camera operator
David Plakos ... camera operator
Hector Ramirez ... camera operator
Brian Reason ... camera operator
Chuck Reilly ... video controller
Mark Sanford ... video controller
Keith Sikora ... assistant camera
Sylvia Vidaurri ... still photographer
Todd Wawrychuk ... still photographer
Ted Wells ... lighting director
Mark Whitman ... camera operator
Kris Wilson ... camera operator
Keith Winikoff ... video controller
Easter Xua ... camera operator

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Joan Bechtel ... costumer
Joshua Coleman ... costumer
Kleev Guessford ... costumer
Ann Kelleher ... costumer
Sandy Kenyon ... costumer (as Sandra Kenyon)
Harriet Lott ... costumer
Claudia Regne ... costumer
Emma Trenchard ... costumer
Mary Jane Wenzel-Hetrick ... costumer (as Mary Jane Hendrick)
Debra L. Wiley ... costumer

Editorial Department 

Tamara Blaich ... assistant editor
Cody Chavez ... assistant editor
Philip D'Amour ... post-production coordinator
Brian Derby ... editor: nomination sequences
Derek Ellingson ... assistant editor: classic award sequences
Sevan Mardirossian ... assistant editor: classic award sequences
Paul Marengo ... off-line editor
Paul C. Nesmith ... on-line editor
Kevin O'Dea ... assistant editor
Dan Olsen ... assistant editor: classic award sequences
Michael Pistello ... lead assistant editor
Jessica Schilling ... assistant editor
Daniel S. Winston ... associate editor (segment "Robert Boyle Honorary Oscar Tribute")

Music Department 

Bob Bornstein ... music preparation
Bill Conti ... musical director
Ashley Irwin ... principal music arranger
Larry Mah ... music recordist
Sally Stevens ... choral director
Thomas Vicari ... orchestra mixer
Jason Nyberg ... composer: additional music (uncredited)

Script and Continuity Department 

Tina Cannizzaro DeBone ... script coordinator (as Tina Cannizzaro)
Kevin Sanchez ... script supervisor
Shannon P. Smith ... script coordinator
Rachel Steinman ... script coordinator

Transportation Department 

Kristina L. Claver ... transportation assistant
Armando Gomez ... transportation assistant
Jennifer Naranjo ... transportation assistant
Richard Sankey ... transportation coordinator
Jason Serrato ... transportation manager
Dexter Turner ... transportation assistant

Other crew 

Marc Baker ... talent manager
Sean Barney ... production assistant
Denny Barry ... stage manager
June Beallor ... film sequences by
Michael Bouson ... host committee captain
Lee Buckley ... production assistant: "in memoriam" sequence
Deborah Cahn ... credentials manager
David A. Canning ... system engineer (as Dave Canning)
Michael Redford Carney ... talent manager (as Michael Carney)
Erick Carrero ... production assistant
Matthew E. Carvette ... assistant to director
Larry Chong ... technician supervisor
Warren Chong ... engineer
Kimble Christian ... red carpet
Meachun Clark ... production coordinator
Rita Cossette ... stage manager
Jennie Cote ... production coordinator
Anna Cuellar ... production assistant
John B. Field ... technical director
Valdez Flagg ... stage manager
Katherine Frank ... production assistant
Christopher Gaida ... talent wrangler
Jackelyn Gauci ... production assistant
Loraine German ... production assistant
Nancy Ghosh ... talent coordinator
Vincenzo Giammanco ... production assistant
Eric A. Ginnetty ... production assistant
Antonio Hairston ... production assistant
Tim Harbaugh ... telecommunications
Hugh Healy ... system engineer
Ryan Kevin Ho ... production assistant
Kathryn Hoffman ... insurance broker (as Katherine Hoffman)
Kim A. Huynh ... research consultant (as Kim Huynh)
Aakomon Jones ... choreographer
Patty Jovel ... talent coordinator
Zack Krone ... technician
Tim Kubit ... system engineer
Adam LaPrade ... credential systems administrator
Kelsey Link ... talent coordinator
Magi Loucks ... rehearsal actor
Beverly Lund ... production assistant
Monica R. Meyer ... production assistant (as Monica Meyer)
Joanie Michele ... production assistant
Rory Mitchell ... production assistant
Christina Montaño ... production assistant
Steve Moorman ... production coordinator
Dency Nelson ... stage manager
Oliver Noble ... production assistant
John O'Connell ... choreographer
Paul Overacker ... technical director
Diane Panosian ... assistant: associate producer
Scott J. Peters ... Red Carpet Arrivals Coordinator (as Scott Peters)
Alen Petkovic ... creative director: title designer
Spencer Plamondon ... production assistant
Jessica Podell ... production assistant
Kevin Q. Pong ... production coordinator
Patrick Prather ... talent coordinator
Frank Rainey ... system engineer
Mark I. Rutman ... production assistant
Angelo Ruzzo ... production assistant
Andrew Sabol ... system engineer
Blanca Sanchez ... production staff
Kenneth Shapiro ... technical director
Brandon Shemper ... production assistant
Jordan Sherrow ... production assistant
Heidi Snoe ... assistant to producer
Ben Sprague ... production coordinator
Kristen Patterson Terry ... audience executive
Taylor Thompson ... production associate: pre-show
Toni Thompson ... show publicist
Jeremy Tominberg ... red carpet coordinator
Christina Tong ... production coordinator
Steve Vitolo ... production staff (as Steven J. Vitolo)
Shannon Noel Webb ... assistant to producer
Allan Wells ... screens coordinator / technical director
Courtney Wieden ... production assistant
James Young ... assistant production coordinator
Jessica Derhammer ... operations & talent coordinator: academy (uncredited)

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