Mrs. Soffel 38 years old

A true story.

Mrs. Soffel

Kate Soffel is married to a prison warden in Pittsburgh, and is the mother of their four children. Ed Biddle is a convicted murderer awaiting execution on death row with his brother Jack. When Kate meets Eddie through her Bible readings to the prisoners, she is drawn to him, and they pursue a clandestine relationship. She agrees to help the brothers escape, and begins a treacherous journey with them to freedom in Canada.


Mrs. Soffel Cast

Name Character
Terry O'Quinn He was 32, now 70 years old as Buck McGovern
Diane Keaton She was 38, now 77 years old as Kate Soffel
Mel Gibson He was 28, now 67 years old as Ed Biddle
Matthew Modine He was 25, now 63 years old as Jack Biddle
Dana Wheeler-Nicholson She was 24, now 62 years old as Jessie Bodyne
Edward Herrmann He was 41, 71 years old when he died as Warden Peter Soffel
Harley Cross He was 6, now 45 years old as Clarence Soffel
Trini Alvarado She was 17, now 56 years old as Irene Soffel
Maury Chaykin He was 35, 61 years old when he died as Charlie Reynolds
Wayne Robson He was 38, 64 years old when he died as Halliday
Danny Corkill He was 10, now 48 years old as Eddie Soffel
Pippa Pearthree She was 28, now 66 years old as Maggie
Jennifer Dundas She was 13, now 52 years old as Margaret Soffel
Les Rubie He was 68, 78 years old when he died as Mr. Stevenson
Paula Trueman She was 87, 96 years old when she died as Mrs. Stevenson

Mrs. Soffel Crew

Name Department
Scott Rudin as Producer. He was 26 (now 64) years old Production
Hilton Rosemarin as Set Decoration. He was 32 (58) years old when He died Art
David Nicksay as Producer. Production
Roy Forge Smith as Art Direction. He was 55 (87) years old when He died Art
Dennis E. Jones as Associate Producer. Production
Dennis E. Jones as Production Manager. Production
Michael MacDonald as Unit Manager. Production
Luciana Arrighi as Production Design. She was 44 (now 83) years old Art
Shay Cunliffe as Costume Design. Costume & Make-Up
Nicholas Beauman as Editor. Editing
Mark Isham as Original Music Composer. He was 33 (now 71) years old Sound
Marco Bianco as Stunts. He was 91 (89) years old when He died Crew
Glenn Randall, Jr. as Stunt Coordinator. Crew
Glenn Randall, Jr. as Second Unit. Crew
Gillian Armstrong as Director. She was 34 (now 72) years old Directing
Ron Nyswaner as Screenplay. He was 28 (now 66) years old Writing
Edgar J. Scherick as Producer. He was 60 (78) years old when He died Production
Chuck Waters as Stunts. Crew
Russell Boyd as Director of Photography. He was 40 (now 78) years old Camera
Gail Harvey as Still Photographer. She was 31 (now 70) years old Camera
Todd Boekelheide as Music Supervisor. He was 15 (now 23) years old Sound
Bruce Lange as First Assistant Editor. Editing
Victoria Vanderkloot as Stunts. Crew
Mrs. Soffel poster
Mrs. Soffel (38 years)

A true story.

  • Release day: Wednesday, December 26, 1984
  • Runtime: 112 minutes
  • Budget: 11000000.00
  • Revenue: 4385312.00