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The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight (22-Dec-1971)

Director: James Goldstone

Writer: Waldo Salt

From novel: The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight by Jimmy Breslin

Music: Dave Grusin

Producers: Irwin Winkler; Robert Chartoff

Keywords: Crime/Comedy

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Paul Benedict
17-Dec-1938 1-Dec-2008 Harry Bentley on The Jeffersons
Phil Bruns
2-May-1931 8-Feb-2012 George Shumway on Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman
Frank Campanella
12-Mar-1919 30-Dec-2006 Character actor
Robert De Niro
17-Aug-1943   The Godfather: Part II
Jerry Orbach
20-Oct-1935 28-Dec-2004 Lennie Briscoe from Law & Order
Joe Santos
9-Jun-1931 18-Mar-2016 Det. Becker on Rockford Files
Lionel Stander
11-Jan-1908 30-Nov-1994 Chauffer Max on Hart to Hart
Leigh Taylor-Young
25-Jan-1945   I Love You, Alice B. Toklas!
Jo Van Fleet
30-Dec-1914 10-Jun-1996 East of Eden
Sander Vanocur
8-Jan-1928   ABC and NBC correspondent
Hervé Villechaize
23-Apr-1943 4-Sep-1993 Boss, the plane! The plane!
Burt Young
30-Apr-1940   Paulie in Rocky


Jerry Orbach   ...   Kid Sally
Leigh Taylor-Young   ...   Angela
Jo Van Fleet   ...   Big Momma
Lionel Stander   ...   Baccala
Robert De Niro   ...   Mario
Irving Selbst   ...   Big Jelly
Hervé Villechaize   ...   Beppo
Joe Santos   ...   Ezmo
Carmine Caridi   ...   Tony, the Indian
Frank Campanella   ...   Water Buffalo
Harry Basch   ...   DeLauria
Sander Vanocur   ...   Television Commentator
Phil Bruns   ...   Gallagher
Philip Sterling   ...   District Attorney Goodman
Jack Kehoe   ...   Bartender
Despo   ...   Mourner
Sam J. Coppola   ...   Julie
James J. Sloyan   ...   Joey
Paul Benedict   ...   Shots O'Toole
Louis Criscuolo   ...   Junior
George Loros   ...   Jerry
Harry Davis   ...   Dominic Laviano
Burt Young   ...   Willie Quarequlo
Jackie Vernon   ...   Herman
Ted Beniades   ...   A Black Suit
Fat Thomas Rand   ...   A Black Suit
Roy Shuman   ...   The Mayor
Alice Hirson   ...   His Wife
Michael Gazzo   ...   A Black Suit
Robert Gerringer   ...   Commissioner McGrady
Walter Flanagan   ...   The Super
Dan Morgan   ...   Muldoon
Dorothi Fox   ...   Meter Maid
Robert Weil   ...   Circus Supply Manager
Margo Nelson Winkler   ...   Airline Clerk
Leopold Badia   ...   Old Waiter
Fran Stevens   ...   Buccala's Wife
Florence Tarlow   ...   Police Matron
Rita Karin   ...   Mrs. Goldfarb
Tom Lacy   ...   Religious Salesman
William H. Boesen   ...   Jury Foreman
Gary Melkonian   ...   Greek Racer
Gustave Johnson   ...   Det. Jenkins
George Stefans   ...   Greek Captain
Alisha Fontaine   ...   Jelly's Girl
Lorrie Davis   ...   Jelly's Other Girl
Frank Jourdano   ...   TV Reporter
Elsa Raven   ...   Mrs. Water Buffalo
Gloria LeRoy   ...   Ida the Waitress


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