Angel Dusted 40 years old

Cautionary anti-drug film based on a true story, made for NBC television. Drama about the effects on Jean Stapleton and Arthur Hill when their teenage son (John Putch, Stapleton's real-life son) gets spaced out on a marijuana joint laced with PCP, or "angel dust," and the family wrestles with the crisis.


Helen Hunt
Helen Hunt

Lizzie Eaton

Brian Andrews
Brian Andrews

Andrew Eaton

John Putch
John Putch

Owen Eaton

Percy Rodríguez
Percy Rodríguez

Dr. Kevin Hastings

Arthur Hill
Arthur Hill

Michael Eaton

Ken Michelman
Ken Michelman

Mark Eaton

Angel Dusted Cast

Name Character
Helen Hunt She was 17, now 58 years old as Lizzie Eaton
Brian Andrews as Andrew Eaton
John Putch He was 19, now 60 years old as Owen Eaton
Jean Stapleton She was 58, 90 years old when she died as Betty Eaton
Arthur Hill He was 58, 84 years old when he died as Michael Eaton
Percy Rodríguez He was 8, 34 years old when he died as Dr. Kevin Hastings
Ken Michelman He was 25, now 66 years old as Mark Eaton
Patrick Cassidy He was 19, now 59 years old as Bob Shecky
Darlene Craviotto as Dr. Joan Gideon

Angel Dusted Crew

Name Department
Rita Riggs as Costume Design. She was 50 (86) years old when She died Costume & Make-Up
Byron 'Buzz' Brandt as Editor. Editing
Frank Beascoechea as Director of Photography. Camera
Dick Lowry as Director. He was 36 (now 77) years old Directing
Richard Reams as Set Decoration. Art
James Horner as Original Music Composer. He was 27 (61) years old when He died Sound
Darlene Craviotto as Teleplay. Writing
Darlene Craviotto as Story. Writing
David Graham as Casting. He was 55 (now 96) years old Production
Angel Dusted (40 years)

  • Release day: Wednesday, February 11, 1981
  • Runtime: 98 minutes