Dog Day Afternoon 46 years old

Anything can happen during the dog days of summer. On August 22nd, 1972, everything did.

Dog Day Afternoon

Based on the true story of would-be Brooklyn bank robbers John Wojtowicz and Salvatore Naturale. Sonny and Sal attempt a bank heist which quickly turns sour and escalates into a hostage situation and stand-off with the police. As Sonny's motives for the robbery are slowly revealed and things become more complicated, the heist turns into a media circus.

Credits

Dog Day Afternoon Cast

Name Character
Al Pacino He was 35, now 81 years old as Sonny Wortzik
Lance Henriksen He was 35, now 81 years old as Agent Murphy
Charles Durning He was 52, 89 years old when he died as Det. Sgt. Eugene Moretti
Chris Sarandon He was 33, now 79 years old as Leon Shermer
John Cazale He was 40, 42 years old when he died as Salvatore 'Sal' Naturale
Carol Kane She was 23, now 69 years old as Jenny 'The Squirrel'
Robert Costanzo He was 32, now 79 years old as New York Policeman (uncredited)
Marcia Haufrecht She was 38, now 85 years old as Neighbor
John Marriott He was 116, 85 years old when he died as Howard Calvin
Sully Boyar He was 51, 77 years old when he died as Mulvaney
Dick Anthony Williams He was 41, 77 years old when he died as Limo Driver
James Broderick He was 48, 55 years old when he died as Agent Sheldon
Sandra Kazan as Deborah
Gary Springer He was 15, now 62 years old as Stevie
Tom Towles He was 25, 65 years old when he died as Cop (uncredited)
Ron Cummins as TV Reporter
Carmine Foresta as Carmine
Dominic Chianese He was 44, now 90 years old as Father
William Bogert He was 39, 83 years old when he died as TV Anchorman
Marcia Jean Kurtz She was 24, now 22 years old as Miriam
Judith Malina She was 49, 88 years old when she died as Mother
Floyd Levine He was 43, now 89 years old as Phone Cop
James Bulleit as Sgt. Gillis (uncredited)
Lionel Pina He was 19, now 65 years old as Pizza Boy
Chu Chu Malave He was 25, now 71 years old as Maria's Boyfriend
Kenneth McMillan He was 43, 56 years old when he died as Commissioner (uncredited)
Penelope Allen She was 25, now 72 years old as Sylvia 'Mouth'
Ed Metzger He was 29, now 75 years old as Sgt. Murray (uncredited)
Amy Levitt as Maria
Susan Peretz She was 35, 64 years old when she died as Angela 'Angie' Wortzik
Beulah Garrick She was 54, now 100 years old as Margaret
Estelle Omens She was 46, 55 years old when she died as Edna
Todd Everett as Cop (uncredited)
Raymond Serra He was 39, 66 years old when he died as New York Plainclothes Cop (uncredited)

Dog Day Afternoon Crew

Name Department
Fred Schuler as Camera Operator. He was 35 (now 81) years old Camera
Michael Chinich as Casting. Production
Robert Drumheller as Set Decoration. Art
Martin Elfand as Producer. He was 38 (now 85) years old Production
Victor J. Kemper as Director of Photography. He was 48 (now 94) years old Camera
Charles Bailey as Production Design. He was 96 (83) years old when He died Art
Douglas Higgins as Art Direction. Art
Dick Vorisek as Recording Supervision. He was 57 (71) years old when He died Sound
Philip Leto as Hairstylist. Costume & Make-Up
James Sabat as Sound Mixer. Sound
Joseph M. Caracciolo as Property Master. Crew
Peggy Farrell as Costume Supervisor. She was 54 (82) years old when She died Costume & Make-Up
Clifford Capone as Costume Supervisor. Costume & Make-Up
Angelo Corrao as Assistant Editor. Editing
Burtt Harris as Assistant Director. Directing
Martin Danzig as Location Manager. Production
Frank Pierson as Screenplay. He was 50 (87) years old when He died Writing
Don Phillips as Casting. He was 24 (now 70) years old Production
Sidney Lumet as Director. He was 51 (86) years old when He died Directing
Lois Kramer Hartwick as Production Coordinator. Production
Dog Day Afternoon poster
Dog Day Afternoon (46 years)

Anything can happen during the dog days of summer. On August 22nd, 1972, everything did.

  • Release day: Friday, August 01, 1975
  • Runtime: 125 minutes
  • Budget: 1800000.00
  • Revenue: 46665856.00