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The Barbara Walters Summer Special (TV Series 1976–2015) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Bill Geddie ... (8 episodes, 2002-2013)
Ann Benjamin ... (2 episodes, 2008-2009)
George Paul ... (2 episodes, 2008-2009)
John J. Desmond ... (1 episode, 1976)
Don Mischer ... (1 episode, 1981)
Russ Petranto ... (1 episode, 1987)
Mark Gentile ... (1 episode, 2008)

Series Writing Credits  

Patricia Dauer ... (1 episode, 2009)
Bill Geddie ... (1 episode, 2006)
Kim Powers ... (2 episodes, 2008-2009)
Lynn Redmond ... (1 episode, 2008)
Rob Wallace ... (1 episode, 2009)
Barbara Walters ... (2 episodes, 2006-2009)
Teri Whitcraft ... (1 episode, 2008)

Series Cast  

Barbara Walters ...  Self - Host / ... 32 episodes, 1976-2015
Elizabeth Taylor ...  Self 4 episodes, 1977-1999
Donald Trump ...  Self 4 episodes, 2004-2015
Oprah Winfrey ...  Self 3 episodes, 2004-2014
Farrah Fawcett ...  Self 3 episodes, 1980-1995
Aaron May Aaron May ...  Announcer / ... 3 episodes, 2006-2008
Kim Kardashian West ...  Self 3 episodes, 2010-2013
Barbra Streisand ...  Self / ... 2 episodes, 1976-1985
Bing Crosby ...  Self 2 episodes, 1977-1978
Dolly Parton ...  Self 3 episodes, 1978-2006
Burt Reynolds ...  Self 2 episodes, 1978-1980
Donny Osmond ...  Self 2 episodes, 1978
Marie Osmond ...  Self 2 episodes, 1978
Richard Pryor ...  Self 2 episodes, 1979-1986
Bette Midler ...  Self - Guest 2 episodes, 1980-1987
Clint Eastwood ...  Self - Guest 2 episodes, 1980-1982
Nancy Reagan ...  Self 2 episodes, 1981
Betty White ...  Self 2 episodes, 1986-2010
Sharon Stone ...  Self - Guest 2 episodes, 1993
Ben Affleck ...  Self 2 episodes, 2003-2012
Hillary Clinton ...  Self - Guest 2 episodes, 2003-2012
LeBron James ...  Self 2 episodes, 2003-2010
Jennifer Lopez ...  Self 2 episodes, 2003-2010
Kanye West ...  Self - Guest 2 episodes, 2005-2013
Tom Cruise ...  Self - Guest 2 episodes, 2005-2008
Jamie Foxx ...  Self - Guest 3 episodes, 2005-2006
Teri Hatcher ...  Self 3 episodes, 2005-2006
Patrick Dempsey ...  Self 2 episodes, 2006
Miley Cyrus ...  Self 2 episodes, 2008-2013
Barack Obama ...  Self 2 episodes, 2008
Simon Cowell ...  Self 2 episodes, 2010-2011
Jesse Tyler Ferguson ...  Self 2 episodes, 2010-2011
Kris Jenner ...  Self 2 episodes, 2010-2011
Derek Jeter ...  Self 2 episodes, 2010-2011
Khloé Kardashian ...  Self 2 episodes, 2010-2011
Kourtney Kardashian ...  Self 2 episodes, 2010-2011
Pippa Middleton ...  Self 2 episodes, 2010-2011
Katy Perry ...  Self 2 episodes, 2010-2011
Eric Stonestreet ...  Self 2 episodes, 2010-2011
Jimmy Carter ...  Self 1 episode, 1976
Rosalynn Carter ...  Self 1 episode, 1976
Jon Peters ...  Self 1 episode, 1976
Lucille Ball ...  Self 1 episode, 1977
Redd Foxx ...  Self 1 episode, 1977
Bob Hope ...  Self 1 episode, 1977
Barbara Jordan ...  Self 1 episode, 1977
Gary Morton ...  Self 1 episode, 1977
Farah Pahlavi ...  Self 1 episode, 1977
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi ...  Self 1 episode, 1977
John Warner John Warner ...  Self 1 episode, 1977
Muhammad Ali ...  Self 1 episode, 1978
Carol Grace ...  Self 1 episode, 1978
Reggie Jackson ...  Self 1 episode, 1978
Michael Landon ...  Self 1 episode, 1978
Walter Matthau ...  Self 1 episode, 1978
Walter Mondale ...  Self 1 episode, 1978
Henry Winkler ...  Self 1 episode, 1978
Jane Fonda ...  Self - Guest 1 episode, 1979
Carroll O'Connor ...  Self 1 episode, 1979
John Wayne ...  Self - Guest 1 episode, 1979
Bo Derek ...  Self 1 episode, 1980
John Derek ...  Self 1 episode, 1980
Cheryl Ladd ...  Self 1 episode, 1980
Paul Newman ...  Self 1 episode, 1980
Lauren Bacall ...  Self - Guest 1 episode, 1981
Barbara Bach ...  Self 1 episode, 1981
Linda Gray ...  Self 1 episode, 1981
Katharine Hepburn ...  Self - Guest 1 episode, 1981
Loretta Lynn ...  Self - Guest 1 episode, 1981
Ronald Reagan ...  Self 1 episode, 1981
Ginger Rogers ...  Self 1 episode, 1981
Brooke Shields ...  Self - Guest 1 episode, 1981
Ringo Starr ...  Self 1 episode, 1981
Carol Burnett ...  Self 1 episode, 1982
Goldie Hawn ...  Self - Guest 1 episode, 1982
Dudley Moore ...  Self - Guest 1 episode, 1982
Willie Nelson ...  Self 2 episodes, 1982-2006
Victoria Principal ...  Self 1 episode, 1982
Joan Rivers ...  Self 1 episode, 1982
Tom Selleck ...  Self 1 episode, 1982
Johnny Carson ...  Self 1 episode, 1983
Johnny Cash ...  Self 2 episodes, 1983-2006
Walter Cronkite ...  Self 1 episode, 1983
Angela Lansbury ...  Self 1 episode, 1985
Priscilla Presley ...  Self - Guest 1 episode, 1985
Princess Caroline of Monaco ...  Self - Guest 1 episode, 1985
Lionel Richie ...  Self 1 episode, 1986
Bette Davis ...  Self 1 episode, 1987
Debra Winger ...  Self 1 episode, 1987
Jennifer Flavin ...  Self 1 episode, 1988
Sage Stallone ...  Self 1 episode, 1988
Sylvester Stallone ...  Self 1 episode, 1988
Ted Danson ...  Self - Guest 1 episode, 1989
Sarah Ferguson ...  Self - Guest 1 episode, 1989
Audrey Hepburn ...  Self - Guest 1 episode, 1989
Kathleen Turner ...  Self - Guest 1 episode, 1989
Garth Brooks ...  Self 1 episode, 1993
Al Pacino ...  Self - Guest 1 episode, 1993
Jerry Seinfeld ...  Self 1 episode, 1993
Denzel Washington ...  Self 1 episode, 1993
Oksana Baiul 1 episode, 1994
Victor Petrenko Victor Petrenko 1 episode, 1994
Céline Dion ...  Self 1 episode, 1999
Susan Sarandon ...  Self - Guest 1 episode, 1999
Laura Bush ...  Self 1 episode, 2002
Joel Fabiani ...  Announcer / ... 1 episode, 2002
Sarah Hughes ...  Self 1 episode, 2002
Tobey Maguire ...  Self 1 episode, 2002
Ted Allen ...  Self 1 episode, 2003
Beyoncé ...  Self 1 episode, 2003
Kyan Douglas ...  Self 1 episode, 2003
Thom Filicia ...  Self 1 episode, 2003
Siegfried Fischbacher ...  Self 1 episode, 2003
Tommy Franks ...  Self 1 episode, 2003
Roy Horn ...  Self 1 episode, 2003
Nicole Kidman ...  Self 1 episode, 2003
Carson Kressley ...  Self 1 episode, 2003
Jai Rodriguez ...  Self 1 episode, 2003
Arnold Schwarzenegger ...  Self 1 episode, 2003
Martha Stewart ...  Self 1 episode, 2003
Sergey Brin Sergey Brin ...  Self 1 episode, 2004
Mel Gibson ...  Self 1 episode, 2004
Paris Hilton ...  Self 1 episode, 2004
Ken Jennings ...  Self 1 episode, 2004
Michael Moore ...  Self - Guest 1 episode, 2004
Larry Page Larry Page ...  Self 1 episode, 2004
Karl Rove ...  Self 1 episode, 2004
Curt Schilling ...  Self 1 episode, 2004
Usher ...  Self 1 episode, 2004
Lance Armstrong ...  Self 1 episode, 2005
The Dalai Lama ...  Self 1 episode, 2005
Dakota Fanning ...  Self 1 episode, 2005
Will Ferrell ...  Self 1 episode, 2005
Richard Gere ...  Self - Guest 1 episode, 2005
Neil Gillman Neil Gillman ...  Self 1 episode, 2005
Beth Holloway-Twitty ...  Self 1 episode, 2005
Thomas Mesereau Thomas Mesereau ...  Self 1 episode, 2005
Camilla Parker-Bowles ...  Self 1 episode, 2005
Condoleezza Rice ...  Self 1 episode, 2005
Andre Agassi ...  Self 1 episode, 2006
Sacha Baron Cohen ...  Self 1 episode, 2006
Mariah Carey ...  Self 1 episode, 2006
George Clooney ...  Self 1 episode, 2006
Steffi Graf ...  Self 1 episode, 2006
Terri Irwin ...  Self 1 episode, 2006
Jay-Z ...  Self 1 episode, 2006
Angelina Jolie ...  Self 1 episode, 2006
Matthew McConaughey ...  Self 1 episode, 2006
Joel Osteen Joel Osteen ...  Self 1 episode, 2006
Nancy Pelosi ...  Self 1 episode, 2006
Brad Pitt ...  Self 1 episode, 2006
John Ramsey ...  Self 1 episode, 2006
Anna Wintour ...  Self - Guest 1 episode, 2006
Tom Anderson Tom Anderson ...  Self 1 episode, 2007
David Beckham ...  Self 1 episode, 2007
Victoria Beckham ...  Self 1 episode, 2007
Bill Clinton ...  Self 1 episode, 2007
Don Imus ...  Self 1 episode, 2007
Justin Timberlake ...  Self 1 episode, 2007
Chris Wolfe Chris Wolfe ...  Self 1 episode, 2007
Christopher Wolfe Christopher Wolfe ...  Self 1 episode, 2007
Thomas Beatie ...  Self 1 episode, 2008
Harrison Ford ...  Self - Guest 1 episode, 2008
Frank Langella ...  Self 1 episode, 2008
Rush Limbaugh ...  Self 1 episode, 2008
Michelle Obama ...  Self 1 episode, 2008
Michael Phelps ...  Self 1 episode, 2008
Will Smith ...  Self 1 episode, 2008
Lisa Niemi ...  Self 1 episode, 2009
Patrick Swayze ...  Self 1 episode, 2009
Justin Bieber ...  Self 1 episode, 2010
Sandra Bullock ...  Self 1 episode, 2010
Paul 'Pauly D' DelVecchio ...  Self 1 episode, 2010
Catherine Duchess of Cambridge ...  Self 1 episode, 2010
Jenni Farley ...  Self 1 episode, 2010
Sammi 'Sweetheart' Giancola ...  Self 1 episode, 2010
Vinny Guadagnino ...  Self 1 episode, 2010
Rob Kardashian ...  Self 1 episode, 2010
Ronnie Magro ...  Self 1 episode, 2010
Sarah Palin ...  Self 1 episode, 2010
Nicole Polizzi ...  Self 1 episode, 2010
Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino ...  Self 1 episode, 2010
Becca Battoe ...  Self - audiobook narrator of Fifty Shades of Grey 1 episode, 2012
Chris Christie ...  Self - Host 1 episode, 2012
Gabby Douglas ...  Self 1 episode, 2012
E.L. James ...  Self 1 episode, 2012
Seth MacFarlane ...  Self 1 episode, 2012
One Direction ...  Themselves 1 episode, 2012
June Shannon ...  Self 1 episode, 2012
Harry Styles ...  Self 1 episode, 2012
Alana Thompson ...  Self 1 episode, 2012
Jennifer Lawrence ...  Self - Guest 1 episode, 2013
Prince George of Cambridge Prince George of Cambridge ...  Self 1 episode, 2013
Robin Roberts ...  Self 1 episode, 2013
Kay Robertson ...  Self 1 episode, 2013
Korie Robertson ...  Self 1 episode, 2013
Si Robertson ...  Self 1 episode, 2013
Willie Robertson ...  Self 1 episode, 2013
Edward Snowden ...  Self 1 episode, 2013
Romain Dauriac Romain Dauriac ...  Self 1 episode, 2014
Chelsea Handler ...  Self 1 episode, 2014
Neil Patrick Harris ...  Self 1 episode, 2014
Scarlett Johansson ...  Self 1 episode, 2014
Flynn Belaine Flynn Belaine ...  Self (uncredited) unknown episodes

Series Produced by 

Bill Geddie ... executive producer / producer (9 episodes, 2002-2013)
Barbara Walters ... executive producer / producer (9 episodes, 2002-2013)
Brad LaRosa ... coordinating producer / producer / supervising producer / segment producer (8 episodes, 2002-2010)
Betsy Shuller ... associate producer / producer / segment producer (7 episodes, 2002-2010)
Peri Muldofsky ... producer (6 episodes, 2002-2010)
Jennifer Joseph ... producer / segment producer (5 episodes, 2005-2010)
Jacki Phipps ... field producer / Location Producer (4 episodes, 2008-2013)
David Sloan ... executive producer (3 episodes, 2005-2009)
Patricia Dauer ... producer / segment producer (2 episodes, 2005-2009)
Rob Wallace ... producer (2 episodes, 2005-2009)
Scott A. Levy ... producer (2 episodes, 2008-2009)
Patrick McNeive ... producer (2 episodes, 2008-2009)
Myrna Toledo ... associate producer (2 episodes, 2008-2009)
Dan Woo ... senior producer (2 episodes, 2008-2009)
Lucy Jarvis ... producer (1 episode, 1976)
Mary Celenza ... associate producer (1 episode, 1999)
Brian Neff ... associate producer (1 episode, 2002)
Jessica Stedman Guff ... producer (1 episode, 2002)
Ethel Bass ... producer (1 episode, 2003)
Eric Juhola ... associate producer (1 episode, 2003)
Michael Mendelsohn ... segment producer (1 episode, 2005)
Joe Schanzer ... segment producer (1 episode, 2005)
Katie Nelson Thomson ... producer (1 episode, 2006)
Eric Avram ... executive producer (1 episode, 2008)
Alan Goldberg ... producer (1 episode, 2008)
Keturah Gray ... associate producer (1 episode, 2008)
Lynn Redmond ... producer (1 episode, 2008)
Susan Welsh ... field producer (1 episode, 2008)
Teri Whitcraft ... producer (1 episode, 2008)
Carla DeLandri ... producer (1 episode, 2009)
Teri Lichstein ... producer (1 episode, 2009)
Martin Phillips ... producer (1 episode, 2009)
Lisa Soloway ... producer (1 episode, 2009)
Aysu Grodowski ... associate producer (1 episode, 2010)
Allison Geddie ... associate producer (1 episode, 2013)
William Chu ... production associate (1 episode, 2014)
Joann Goldberg ... producer (unknown episodes)
Don Mischer ... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Beth Polson ... producer (unknown episodes)
Daniel Wilson ... producer (unknown episodes)

Series Music by 

Nico Kean ... (2 episodes, 2003-2010)

Series Cinematography by 

Chuck Lofthouse ... (5 episodes, 2002-2010)
Rick Siegel ... (5 episodes, 2011-2015)
Jamie Silverstein ... (1 episode, 2002)
Will Urie ... (1 episode, 2002)

Series Film Editing by 

Mark C. Burns ... (6 episodes, 2002-2013)
Darcy Bowman ... (5 episodes, 2002-2008)
Lauren Beck ... (4 episodes, 2010-2013)
Diana Weynand ... (3 episodes, 1980-1981)
Editor ... (1 episode, 1981)
Bud Proctor ... (1 episode, 2009)
Richard Rutter ... (1 episode, 2009)
Joe Schanzer ... (1 episode, 2009)

Series Art Direction by 

Katherine Henry ... (2 episodes, 2008-2009)

Series Makeup Department 

Sajata Robinson ... makeup artist / key makeup artist (5 episodes, 1982-1993)
Lori Klein ... makeup artist (5 episodes, 2002-2010)
Bryant Renfroe ... hair stylist (5 episodes, 2002-2010)

Series Production Management 

Jim Donovan ... executive in charge of production (3 episodes, 2006-2008)
Lauren Brennan ... production manager (2 episodes, 2008-2009)
Jessica Stark ... production manager (2 episodes, 2008-2009)
Jane Figalora ... executive in charge of production (1 episode, 2010)

Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Virginia Seipt ... associate director (4 episodes, 2002-2010)
Shanna Forlano ... associate director (2 episodes, 2008-2009)
Ron Halper ... associate director (1 episode, 2008)
Craig Bigelow ... associate director (1 episode, 2009)
Michaela Leon ... associate director (1 episode, 2009)
Dennis Osik ... associate director (1 episode, 2009)

Series Sound Department 

Steven J. Rogers ... production sound mixer / additional location sound mixer / location sound / production sound mixer: Donald Trump interview (6 episodes, 2004-2012)
Tony Pipitone ... post-production sound / post-production audio (5 episodes, 2002-2010)
Mark Schultz ... sound recordist (1 episode, 1989)
Brent Lestage ... sound mixer (1 episode, 1994)
Dan Walter ... sound mixer (1 episode, 2003)
Hollis Lydden Green ... sound (1 episode, 2008)
Joe Leo ... sound (1 episode, 2008)
Jim Anderson ... sound (1 episode, 2009)
Donald Davis ... sound (1 episode, 2009)
Mike Karas ... sound (1 episode, 2009)
Patty Sharaf ... sound (1 episode, 2009)
Michael Keenan ... additional location sound (unknown episodes)
Phillip Seretti ... re-recording mixer / sound mixer (unknown episodes)

Series Visual Effects by 

John Johns ... ultimatte operator (6 episodes, 2009-2013)

Series Camera and Electrical Department 

John M. Roche ... gaffer / gaffer: New York / gaffer: Clooney and Carey segments / gaffer: wrap-a-rounds / key grip / lighting director (14 episodes, 2003-2015)
John Johns ... ultimatte operator (3 episodes, 2011-2015)
Ned Hallick ... gaffer: New York / key grip (2 episodes, 2005-2006)
Chuck Lofthouse ... lighting director (2 episodes, 2008-2009)
Dana Kilgore ... electrician (1 episode, 1984)
Jon Purdy ... camera operator (1 episode, 1993)
Greg Burnette ... camera operator (1 episode, 2008)
Gary Levens ... camera operator (1 episode, 2008)
Keith Sikora ... assistant camera (1 episode, 2008)
Tom Vlodok ... camera operator (1 episode, 2008)
Ken Fuhr ... camera operator (1 episode, 2009)
John Landi ... camera operator (1 episode, 2009)
John Sharaf ... camera operator (1 episode, 2009)
Brian Miklas ... tape operator (1 episode, 2012)
Rick Siegel ... cinematographer (1 episode, 2013)

Series Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Fran Taylor ... wardrobe (3 episodes, 2002-2008)
Julie Alderfer ... wardrobe (1 episode, 2007)
Francine Taylor ... wardrobe consultant (1 episode, 2010)

Series Editorial Department 

Mark Oberthaler ... on-line editor (15 episodes, 1980-1995)
John Molloy ... editor (3 episodes, 1993-1995)
Allison Geddie ... assistant editor (2 episodes, 2006-2012)
Darcy Bowman ... additional editing / lead editor (2 episodes, 2006-2010)
Ralph Scaglione ... assistant editor (1 episode, 1988)
Mark C. Burns ... lead editor (1 episode, 2006)
Penny Elliott Hays ... additional editor (1 episode, 2006)
Neil Sass ... post-production editor (1 episode, 2008)
Joy Wilson ... post-production editor (1 episode, 2008)
Kathryn Campbell ... post-production editor (1 episode, 2009)
Mitchell Kress ... post-production editor (1 episode, 2009)
Joe Wilson ... post-production editor (1 episode, 2009)
Vanessa Martino ... post-production assistant (1 episode, 2014)

Series Location Management 

Ines Fontao ... location management & permits (3 episodes, 2013-2015)
Joe Fontao ... location management & permits (3 episodes, 2013-2015)

Series Music Department 

Nico Kean ... composer: theme music (4 episodes, 2002-2008)
Daniel Nielsen ... composer: additional music (2 episodes, 2007-2008)
Steve Hopkins ... composer: additional music / musician / orchestrator / producer: additional music (2 episodes, 2014-2015)
Danny Kirsic ... composer: additional music (1 episode, 1994)

Series Additional Crew 

Monique Medina ... personal assistant / assistant: Ms. Walters (4 episodes, 2006-2010)
Phyllis Digilio ... stage manager (3 episodes, 2002-2010)
Monica Caulfield ... personal assistant / assistant: Ms. Walters (3 episodes, 2002-2007)
Rene M. Butler ... technical director (3 episodes, 2007-2010)
Abby Bassett ... senior production associate (1 episode, 2002)
Barbara Steppe ... personal assistant (1 episode, 2002)
Jane Figalora ... business manager (1 episode, 2006)
Eric Hall ... production associate (1 episode, 2006)
Julie Hays ... production associate (1 episode, 2006)
Marin Berg ... production associate (1 episode, 2007)
Craig Bigelow ... associate director (1 episode, 2008)
Aimee Gelinas ... production assistant (1 episode, 2008)
Marina Katz ... personal assistant (1 episode, 2008)
Maria Kontos ... associate director (1 episode, 2008)
Tim Langtry ... associate director (1 episode, 2008)
Michaela Leon ... associate director (1 episode, 2008)
Astrid Rodrigues ... production associate (1 episode, 2008)
Tom Horin Stage ... stage manager (1 episode, 2008)
Christina Wang ... production assistant (1 episode, 2008)
Gary Boyarsky ... technical director (1 episode, 2009)
Rena Furuya ... production associate (1 episode, 2009)
Tommie Jesse ... production assistant (1 episode, 2009)
Tony Mandile ... executive (1 episode, 2009)
Jim Niforos ... stage manager (1 episode, 2009)
Elena Arons ... production associate (1 episode, 2010)
Robert Zimiga ... production assistant (unknown episodes)

See also

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

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