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Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Robert Wise

Writing Credits  

Ernest Lehman ... (screenplay)
 
Rocky Graziano ... (autobiography) and
Rowland Barber ... (with)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Paul Newman ... Rocky
Pier Angeli ... Norma
Everett Sloane ... Irving Cohen
Eileen Heckart ... Ma Barbella
Sal Mineo ... Romolo
Harold J. Stone ... Nick Barbella
Joseph Buloff ... Benny
Sammy White Sammy White ... Whitey Bimstein
Arch Johnson ... Heldon
Robert P. Lieb Robert P. Lieb ... District Attorney Hogan (as Robert Lieb)
Theodore Newton ... Athletic Commissioner Edward Eagan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Caswell Adams Caswell Adams ... Sam (uncredited)
Stanley Adams ... Romolo's Attorney (uncredited)
Fred Aldrich ... Ringside Photographer - Zale Fight (uncredited)
Leon Alton ... Military Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Harry Arnie Harry Arnie ... Spectator (uncredited)
Bob Bardette Bob Bardette ... Reporter (uncredited)
Walter Beaver Walter Beaver ... Sidekick (uncredited)
Michael Bookasta Michael Bookasta ... Boy at Parade (uncredited)
William Boyett ... Military Policeman Escort at Fight (uncredited)
Bart Braverman ... Boy (uncredited)
John Breen John Breen ... Hearing Specatator (uncredited)
Ben Cameron Ben Cameron ... Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
Frank Campanella ... Detective (uncredited)
Walter Cartier Walter Cartier ... Polack (uncredited)
Angela Cartwright ... Audrey at Age 3 (uncredited)
George Cisar ... Fence (uncredited)
Russ Clark Russ Clark ... Zale Fight Referee (uncredited)
Tom Coleman Tom Coleman ... Reporter at Sparring Session (uncredited)
Russ Conway ... Capt. Grifton (uncredited)
Gene Coogan ... Bookie (uncredited)
Clancy Cooper ... Capt. Lancheck (uncredited)
Vincent Correccio Vincent Correccio ... Tough Kid (uncredited)
Joe Costa Joe Costa ... Racketeer (uncredited)
Matt Crowley Matt Crowley ... Lou Stillman (uncredited)
Michael Dante ... Shorty the Greek (uncredited)
Ray Danton ... Off-Screen Reporter (voice) (uncredited)
Jimmy Dime ... Training Spectator (uncredited)
Robert Easton ... Cpl. Quinbury (uncredited)
John Eldredge ... Reformatory Warden George Niles (uncredited)
Jinx Falkenburg ... Self - Trailer Hostess (uncredited)
Nat Fleischer Nat Fleischer ... Ringside observer Zale fight (uncredited)
Joe Garcio ... Radio Listener (uncredited)
Robert Gardett Robert Gardett ... Reporter (uncredited)
Tommy Garland ... Referee (uncredited)
Jan Gillum Jan Gillum ... Yolanda at Age 12 (uncredited)
Sam Gilman ... Detective Arresting Rocky (uncredited)
Pete Gonzales Pete Gonzales ... Fighter (uncredited)
James Gonzalez ... Trial Spectator (uncredited)
Herschel Graham ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Charles Green Charles Green ... Curtis Hughtower (uncredited)
Donna Jo Gribble Donna Jo Gribble ... Yolanda Barbella (uncredited)
Kit Guard ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Don Haggerty ... Leavenworth Prison Guard (uncredited)
Bern Hoffman Bern Hoffman ... Fat Man at Hijacking Attempt (uncredited)
Dynamite Jackson Dynamite Jackson ... Referee (uncredited)
Allen Jaffe ... Radio Listener (uncredited)
Walter Johnson Walter Johnson ... Guard (uncredited)
Dean Jones ... Private in Rocky's Tent at Army Base (uncredited)
Rodney Jones Rodney Jones ... Fighter (uncredited)
Byron Kane ... Reporter (uncredited)
Jackie Kelk ... George (uncredited)
Kenner G. Kemp ... Fight Commissioner's Assistant (uncredited)
Jack Kenney ... Reformatory Guard (uncredited)
Jess Kirkpatrick ... Chicago Reporter (uncredited)
Joe LaBarba Joe LaBarba ... Referee in Brooklyn Arena (uncredited)
Richard LaMarr Richard LaMarr ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Pat Lawless Pat Lawless ... Cop (uncredited)
David Leonard ... Mr. Mueller (uncredited)
Len Lesser ... Reporter at Sparring Session (uncredited)
Robert Loggia ... Frankie Peppo (uncredited)
Jack Lomas Jack Lomas ... Reformatory Guard (uncredited)
Wilbur Mack ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Cy Malis Cy Malis ... Referee (uncredited)
Joseph Marr Joseph Marr ... Customer (uncredited)
Gregg Martell Gregg Martell ... Guard (uncredited)
Mickey Martin ... Hospital Patient (uncredited)
Philo McCullough ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Joe McGuinn ... Guard (uncredited)
Frank McLure ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Steve McQueen ... Fidel (uncredited)
Tyler McVey Tyler McVey ... Reporter (uncredited)
Tony Michaels Tony Michaels ... Assistant Commissioner (uncredited)
Frank Mills ... Counterman at Gym (uncredited)
Mike Morelli Mike Morelli ... Radio Listener (uncredited)
Philip Morini Philip Morini ... Reporter (uncredited)
Robin Morse Robin Morse ... Reporter at Boxing Commission Hearing (uncredited)
Ben Moselle Ben Moselle ... Referee in Army Arena (uncredited)
Sol Murgi ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Jimmy Murphy Jimmy Murphy ... Young Fighter at Gym (uncredited)
Frank Nechero Frank Nechero ... Spectator (uncredited)
Ralph Neff Ralph Neff ... Spectator (uncredited)
Billy Nelson ... Commissioner (uncredited)
Monty O'Grady ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)
James O'Rear James O'Rear ... Judge (uncredited)
Jack Orrison Jack Orrison ... Detective (uncredited)
Jack Perry ... Man in Bar (uncredited)
Judson Pratt ... Johnny Hyland (uncredited)
Terry Rangno Terry Rangno ... Rocky at Age 8 (uncredited)
Sid Raymond Sid Raymond ... Subway Guard (uncredited)
Ralph Reed ... Soldier (uncredited)
Dick Rich Dick Rich ... Geezer (uncredited)
Christopher Riordan Christopher Riordan ... Zale Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Michael Ross ... Subway Guard (uncredited)
John Rosser John Rosser ... Detective (uncredited)
Benny Rubin ... Fight Promoter (uncredited)
Eddie Ryder Eddie Ryder ... Prisoner (uncredited)
Willard Sage ... Captain Earl Woodhope (uncredited)
Andy Savilla Andy Savilla ... Reporter (uncredited)
Sam Scar Sam Scar ... Spectator (uncredited)
Scott Seaton ... Elevator Passenger (uncredited)
Jack Shea Jack Shea ... Leavenworth Prison Guard (uncredited)
Don Shelton Don Shelton ... Captain at Court Martial (uncredited)
Court Shepard Court Shepard ... Tony Zale (uncredited)
Al Silvani ... Rocky's Second (uncredited)
Buster Slaven ... Sidekick (uncredited)
Bert Stevens ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Ray Stricklyn ... Bryson (uncredited)
Sam Taub Sam Taub ... Self (uncredited)
Wayne Taylor Wayne Taylor ... Prisoner (uncredited)
James Todd James Todd ... Colonel at Court Martial (uncredited)
Renata Vanni Renata Vanni ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Ron Veto Ron Veto ... Bar Patron (uncredited)
Ray Walker ... Zale Ring Announcer (uncredited)
Paul Weber Paul Weber ... Chicago Reporter (uncredited)
Tommy White Tommy White ... Boy (uncredited)
Bob Whitney Bob Whitney ... Hearing Specatator (uncredited)
Billy Wilson Billy Wilson ... Commissioner (uncredited)
Harry Wismer Harry Wismer ... Self (uncredited)

Produced by 

James E. Newcom ... associate producer
Charles Schnee ... producer

Music by 

Bronislau Kaper

Cinematography by 

Joseph Ruttenberg ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Albert Akst

Art Direction by 

Malcolm Brown
Cedric Gibbons

Set Decoration by 

F. Keogh Gleason ... (as Keogh Gleason)
Edwin B. Willis

Makeup Department 

John Truwe ... makeup artist
William Tuttle ... makeup creator

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Robert Saunders ... assistant director
Hank Moonjean ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Mentor Huebner ... production illustrator (uncredited)
Tom Volpe ... props (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Wesley C. Miller ... recording supervisor (as Dr. Wesley C. Miller)
Van Allen James ... sound editor (uncredited)
Charles E. Wallace ... sound (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Warren Newcombe ... special effects

Stunts 

Lucky Kargo ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Alan Stetson ... key grip

Music Department 

Alex Alexander ... musician: cello (uncredited)
Robert Franklyn ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Johnny Green ... conductor (uncredited)
Virginia Majewski ... musician: viola (uncredited)
Uan Rasey ... musician: trumpet (uncredited)
Milton Raskin ... musician: piano (uncredited)
Miklós Rózsa ... conductor (uncredited)
Si Zentner ... musician: trombone (uncredited)

Other crew 

John Indrisano ... technical advisor (as Johnny Indrisano)
Helena Sorrell ... acting coach: Pier Angeli (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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