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Mother Knows Best (TV Movie 1997) Poster

(1997 TV Movie)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Larry Shaw

Writing Credits (WGA)  

Lisa Friedman Bloch ... (written by) &
Kathy Kirtland Silverman ... (written by)

Cast (in credits order)  

Joanna Kerns ... Celeste Cooper
Christine Elise ... Laurel Cooper Rogers
Grant Show ... Ted Rogers
Jessica Walter ... Joan
Sherman Augustus ... Dale Cutler
David Spielberg ... George Cooper
Kristen Dalton ... Lynn
Jeanette O'Connor Jeanette O'Connor ... Harriet Rogers
Michael Covert Michael Covert ... Burt Willis
Eric Robertson Eric Robertson ... Michael
Annabelle Weenick ... Aide
Giselle Fernandez ... Newscaster
Jeff Olson ... Minister
Alan Gregory Alan Gregory ... IRS Supervisor
Douglas Caputo Douglas Caputo ... Frank
Joey Miyashima ... Bill Yamazaki
Nancy Peterson Nancy Peterson ... Nurse (as Nancy Riddle)
Michael Flynn ... Investigator
Melissa Pace-Tanner Melissa Pace-Tanner ... Detective #1 (as Melissa Pace)
George Sullivan ... Detective #2
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jeffrey Hanson ... Cameraman (uncredited)
Gerald Henderson Gerald Henderson ... Assistant (uncredited)
Caitlin E.J. Meyer ... Flower Girl at Wedding (uncredited)

Produced by 

Ted Babcock ... co-producer
Richard Fischoff ... producer
Stephanie Germain ... co-producer
Kathleen Phelan ... associate producer
Peter Sadowski ... associate producer
Robert M. Sertner ... executive producer
Randy Sutter ... producer
Frank von Zerneck ... executive producer

Music by 

Patrick Williams

Cinematography by 

Paul Maibaum ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Peter V. White

Production Design by 

John T. Walker
Luellyn Harper ... (uncredited)

Set Decoration by 

Mark Hofeling

Costume Design by 

Luellyn Harper

Makeup Department 

Gina Homan ... key makeup artist
Tena Parker ... key hair stylist (as Tena Parker-Liddiard) / key makeup artist (uncredited)
Laurie Vukich ... assistant hair stylist (uncredited)

Production Management 

Jeffrey M. Zeitlin ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

George Fortmuller ... first assistant director
Kelly Kiernan ... second assistant director

Art Department 

Lansing L. Smith ... property master
Julie K. Horton ... props (uncredited)
Jared McPherson ... set dresser (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Richard I. Birnbaum ... sound mixer
Rich Harrison ... sound effects

Camera and Electrical Department 

Michael C. Blundell ... gaffer
Brian Sullivan ... camera operator
Arly H. Thomsen ... key grip
Kurtis Burr ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Dan Kneece ... steadicam operator (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Susan Glicksman ... casting
Fern Orenstein ... casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Judith Brewer Curtis ... costume designer: Ms. Kerns

Editorial Department 

Jim Bonn ... negative cutter
Stephen L. Meek ... assistant editor

Location Management 

Andrew C. Keeter ... location manager
Alan Welch ... location manager (uncredited)

Music Department 

Terri Fricon ... music supervisor
Susan Mick ... music editor

Script and Continuity Department 

Kate Morrison ... script supervisor

Transportation Department 

Barry Tuttle ... transportation coordinator (as Barry J. Tuttle)

Other crew 

Steffanie Edwards ... production coordinator (as Steffani E. Edwards)
Nancy Mouton ... assistant to executive producers Robert M. Sertner and Frank von Zerneck (uncredited)
Robert Ohlandt ... production assistant (uncredited)
Audra Rodgers ... assistant production coordinator (uncredited)

See also

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

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