The King of Comedy 39 years old

It's No Laughing Matter.

The King of Comedy

Aspiring comic Rupert Pupkin attempts to achieve success in show business by stalking his idol, a late night talk-show host who craves his own privacy.

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The King of Comedy Cast

Name Character
Robert De Niro He was 39, now 79 years old as Rupert Pupkin
Mardik Martin He was 46, 82 years old when he died as Second Man at Bar
Martin Scorsese He was 40, now 79 years old as TV Director
Loretta Tupper She was 76, 84 years old when she died as Stage Door Fan
Kim Chan He was 65, 90 years old when he died as Jonno
Sandra Bernhard She was 27, now 67 years old as Masha
Tony Randall He was 62, 84 years old when he died as Himself
Vinnie Gonzales as Stage Door Fan
Don Letts He was 27, now 66 years old as Street Scum
Edgar J. Scherick He was 58, 78 years old when he died as Wilson Crockett
Shelley Hack She was 35, now 75 years old as Cathy Long
Paul Simonon He was 27, now 66 years old as Street Scum
Katherine Wallach She was 24, now 64 years old as Autograph Seeker
Joyce Brothers She was 55, 85 years old when she died as Herself
Chuck Low He was 54, 89 years old when he died as Man in Chinese Restaurant
Liza Minnelli She was 36, now 76 years old as Herself
Diahnne Abbott She was 38, now 77 years old as Rita Keane
Victor Borge He was 74, 91 years old when he died as Himself
Catherine Scorsese She was 70, 84 years old when she died as Rupert's Mom (voice)
Joe Strummer He was 30, 50 years old when he died as Street Scum
Ralph Monaco as Raymond Wirtz
Ellen Foley She was 31, now 71 years old as Street Scum
Margo Winkler She was 52, now 92 years old as Receptionist
Jerry Lewis He was 56, 91 years old when he died as Jerry Langford
Frederick de Cordova He was 72, 90 years old when he died as Bert Thomas
Ed Herlihy He was 73, 89 years old when he died as Himself
Charles Scorsese He was 69, 80 years old when he died as First Man at Bar
Tony Boschetti as Mr. Gangemi
Scotty Bloch She was 58, 93 years old when she died as Crockett's Secretary
Lou Brown He was 5, 30 years old when he died as Band Leader
Harry J. Ufland as Langford's Agent
Jay Julien as Langford's Lawyer
Peter Potulski as Stage Door Fan
Tony Devon He was 31, now 70 years old as Plainclothesman
Mick Jones He was 27, now 67 years old as Street Scum
Marta Heflin She was 37, 68 years old when she died as Young Girl
Cathy Scorsese She was 17, now 56 years old as Dolores

The King of Comedy Crew

Name Department
Boris Leven as Production Design. He was 74 (78) years old when He died Art
Fred Schuler as Director of Photography. He was 42 (now 82) years old Camera
Paul D. Zimmerman as Writer. He was 44 (54) years old when He died Writing
Cis Corman as Casting. Production
Amy Sayres as Location Coordinator. Production
Richard Bruno as Costume Design. He was 59 (88) years old when He died Costume & Make-Up
Dick Vorisek as Sound Re-Recording Mixer. He was 64 (71) years old when He died Sound
Edward Garzero as Scenic Artist. Crew
Philip Goldblat as Makeup Artist. Costume & Make-Up
Frank E. Warner as Supervising Sound Editor. Sound
George DeTitta Sr. as Set Decoration. He was 52 (now 91) years old Art
Edward Pisoni as Art Direction. Art
Lawrence Miller as Art Direction. Art
Richard Candib as First Assistant Editor. Editing
Ted Churchill as Steadicam Operator. He was 38 (51) years old when He died Camera
Robert F. Colesberry as Associate Producer. He was 36 (57) years old when He died Production
Robert F. Colesberry as Production Manager. He was 36 (57) years old when He died Production
Daniel Robert as Set Decoration. He was 16 (now 22) years old Art
Lorey Sebastian as Still Photographer. She was 39 (now 78) years old Camera
Sylvia Fay as Extras Casting. Production
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The King of Comedy (39 years)

It's No Laughing Matter.

  • Release day: Friday, February 18, 1983
  • Runtime: 109 minutes
  • Budget: 20000000.00
  • Revenue: 2536000.00