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Cast and Crew of Close Encounters of the Third Kind



Cast

Richard Dreyfuss
Roy Neary
François Truffaut
Claude Lacombe
Teri Garr
Ronnie Neary
Melinda Dillon
Jillian Guiler
Bob Balaban
David Laughlin
J. Patrick McNamara
Project Leader
Warren J. Kemmerling
Wild Bill
Roberts Blossom
Farmer
ARP Musician Phil Dodds
Barry Guiler Cary Guffey
Brad Neary Shawn Bishop
Sylvia Neary Adrienne Campbell
Toby Neary Justin Dreyfuss
Robert Lance Henriksen
Team Leader Merrill Connally
Implantee Amy Douglass
Ike Gene Dynarski
Military Policeman Carl Weathers
Norman Bartold Norman Bartold
ARP Project Member F.J. O'Neil
Returnee #2 Flt. 19 Hal Barwood
Returnee #3 Flt. 19 Matthew Robbins
Hawker Gene Rader
Federale Daniel Nunez
Federale Chuy Franco
Federale Luis Contreras
Special Forces Galen Thompson
Special Forces John Dennis Johnston
Dirty Tricks #3 Robert Broyles
Special Forces Commander / Helicopter Pilot (uncredited) Monty Jordan
Longly (uncredited) Basil Hoffman
UN Observer (uncredited) Stephen Powers
Major Benchley George DiCenzo
Implantee Alexander Lockwood
Larry Butler Josef Sommer
Air Traffic Bill Thurman
Radio Telescope Team James Keane
Himself - Smoking Pipe at Landing Site (uncredited) J. Allen Hynek
Howard K. Smith (uncredited) Howard K. Smith
Jean Claude Philip Dodds
Mrs. Harris Mary Gafrey
Himself Michael J. Dyer
Highway Patrolman Roger Ernest
Returnee #1 Flt. 19 Randy Hermann
Air Traffic Controller David Anderson
Air Traffic Controller Richard L. Hawkins
Air Traffic Craig Shreeve
Air East Pilot Roy E. Richards
Federale Eumenio Blanco
Radio Telescope Team Dennis McMullen
Radio Telescope Team Cy Young
Radio Telescope Team Tom Howard
Truck Dispatcher Richard Stuart
Load Dispatcher Bob Westmoreland
Support Leader Matt Emery
Dirty Tricks #1 John Ewing
Dirty Tricks #4 Kirk Raymond
Dirty Tricks #2 Keith Atkinson

Crew

John Williams
Original Music Composer
Steven Spielberg
Director
Steven Spielberg
Writer
Michael Kahn
Editor
Casting Juliet Taylor
Production Design Joe Alves
Set Decoration Phil Abramson
Producer Clark L. Paylow
Stunt Coordinator Buddy Joe Hooker
Visual Effects Carlo Rambaldi
Visual Effects Director Douglas Trumbull
Director of Photography Vilmos Zsigmond
Producer Julia Phillips
Producer Michael Phillips
Casting Shari Rhodes
Art Direction Daniel A. Lomino
Writer Matthew Robbins
Writer Hal Barwood
Camera Operator Nick McLean
Supervising Sound Effects Editor Frank E. Warner
Script Supervisor Charlsie Bryant
Production Illustrator George Jenson
Writer Jerry Belson
Writer John Hill
Music Editor Kenneth Wannberg
Sound Re-Recording Mixer Don MacDougall
Property Master Sam Gordon
Gaffer Earl Gilbert
Still Photographer Pete Turner
Still Photographer Peter Sorel
Still Photographer Jim Coe
Publicist Murray Weissman
Publicist Al Ebner
Location Manager Joe O'Har
Title Designer Dan Perri