True Identity


1h 32m 1991

Brief Synopsis

Comedy about an unemployed black actor who is made up to look like a white man in order to escape from a gangster who has confessed his identity to him in a moment of panic.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Crime
Mystery
Release Date
1991
Production Company
Dennis Maitland; Kirk Grant
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution
Location
New York City, New York, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 32m

Synopsis

Comedy about an unemployed black actor who is made up to look like a white man in order to escape from a gangster who has confessed his identity to him in a moment of panic.

Crew

Paul Abascal

Hair Stylist

Thomas Ackerman

Director Of Photography

Thomas Ackerman

Other

Calvin Acord

Special Effects Coordinator

Andrew Aguilar

Dolly Grip

Carl Aldana

Production

Robin Allen

Production Assistant

Michael Amorelli

Lighting

Albert Aquino

Boom Operator

Carol Baum

Producer

David Behle

Other

Jim Beletier

Assistant Camera Operator

Bruce R Bell

Foley Mixer

Kent Beyda

Editor

Leslie Bloom

Set Decorator

Gary Blufer

Sound Effects

Nandi Bowe

Assistant Director

Tim Boyle

Music

Andy Breckman

Other

Andy Breckman

Screenplay

Howard M Brickner

Associate Producer

Dan Bronson

Costume Supervisor

Ruth Brown

Song Performer

Norman Buck

Key Grip

Michele Burke

Makeup

Richard Burton

Sound Editor

Helen Butler

Costume Supervisor

John Caglione Jr.

Other

Thom Calderon

Assistant Editor

Reggie Calloway

Song

Vincent Calloway

Song

Marie Carter

Makeup Artist

Richard Cartwright

Photography

Tena Clark

Song

Hugh Conlon

Construction Coordinator

Bernadette Cooper

Song

Bernadette Cooper

Song Performer

Celia D. Costas

Unit Manager Assistant

Adger Cowans

Photography

William Davies

Screenplay

John De Cuir

Production Designer

Debra Dobb

Other

Doug Drexler

Other

Timothy Dunford

Assistant Camera Operator

D Scott Easton

Unit Production Manager

Gordon Ecker

Sound Editor

Frank Ellison

Accounting Assistant

Richard Ericson

Dialogue Coach

Richard Ericson

Consultant

Michael Fabiano

Best Boy Grip

John Michael Fanaris

Sound Effects

Sylvia Fay

Extras Agent/Coordinator

T Sean Ferguson

Production Assistant

Dominic Fidelibus

Other

Bettiann Fishman

Assistant Director

Albert Fitch

Rigging Gaffer

John R Ford

Assistant Property Master

Bruce Fortune

Sound Editor

Sandy Gallin

Executive Producer

Leslie Gaulin

Foley Editor

Ray Gilbert

Song

Pat Golden

Casting

Kirk Grant

Cable Operator

Robert Griffon

Property Master

Al Griswold

Special Effects Coordinator

Regnal Hall

Music Contractor

Heather Hamilton

Assistant

Kimberly Hardin

Casting Associate

Barbara Harris

Adr Voice Casting

Joanne Harris

Hair Stylist

Dee Harvey

Song

Wilt Henderson

Assistant Editor

Amy Herman

Liaison

Roberto Herrador

Song

George Herthel

Location Manager

Alex Hill

Song

Norma Hill-patton

Makeup Artist

Geoff Hubbard

Art Director

Holly Huckins

Adr Editor

Charles Martin Inouye

Music Editor

Tobie Joanne Jackson

Sound Effects

William Jennings

Dga Trainee

Ingrid Johanson

Production Coordinator

James Earl Jones

Other

Jimmy Jue

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Doc Kane

Adr Mixer

Kevin Keefe

Transportation Captain

Jack Keller

Other

Donny Kelly

Production Assistant

James Kendrew

Accounting Assistant

Dan Kirsten

Song

Gladys Knight

Song Performer

David Knox

Steadicam Operator

Randy Kramer

Technical Advisor

Thomas Kukulies

Song

Dana J Kuznetzkoff

Assistant Director

John Kwiatkowski

Sound Editor

Murray Lantz

Set Costumer

Chip Largman

Lighting

Lee Lazarow

Assistant Property Master

Joshua Levinson

Production Assistant

Robert J Litt

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Dennis Maitland

Cable Operator

Tod A Maitland

Sound Mixer

James Malone

Best Boy

Louis Mann

Set Designer

Marc Marder

Song

Marc Marder

Original Music

Marc Marder

Music

Blake Marion

Sound Effects

David Marley

Song

Ziggy Marley

Song Performer

Roy Martin

Color Timer

Luke Mason

Production Assistant

Essil Massinburg

Grip

George Maya

Production Assistant

Ina Mayhew

Consultant

Bernadette Mazur

Makeup Artist

John Mccabe

Casting

Tracy Mccollum

Assistant Production Coordinator

Jay Mcgowan

Song

Anthony R Milch

Sound Editor

Judith Moore

Dga Trainee

Abigail Murray

Costume Designer

Bruce Nazarian

Music Arranger

Bruce Nazarian

Song

Phil Neilson

Stunt Coordinator

Chris Norr

Assistant Camera Operator

Edward O'connell

Other

Edward O'donnell

Transportation Coordinator

Karen O'hara

Set Decorator

T. J. O'mara

Boom Operator

Alan Oliney

Stunt Coordinator

Brandi C Oman

Adr Editor

C C Orange

Song

Ken Orme

Property Master

Will Osborne

Screenplay

Robert Paone

Assistant Camera Operator

Francesca Paris

Hair Stylist

David Parrish

Camera Operator

Mark Pearson

Best Boy Grip

Salsa Picante

Song Performer

Glen Polzel

Transportation Captain

Ray Quiroz

Script Supervisor

Andy Razaf

Song

Grant H Reid

Location Manager

Ted Rhodes

Key Grip

John Richards

Music

Zvi Howard Rosenman

Executive Producer

Greg Royal

Song

Greg P. Russell

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Alan Schlaifer

Production Assistant

Steve Schwalbe

Foley Editor

Ellen H. Schwartz

Assistant Director

Teri Schwartz

Producer

David Shafer

Transportation Coordinator

Bill Silic

Lighting Technician

Max Snow

Production Auditor

Becky Sullivan

Adr Editor

Madeleine Swift

Assistant Sound Editor

Shawn Sykora

Foley Editor

Philip E Thomas

Assistant

Duke A Tomasick

Foreman

Elliot Tyson

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Wallace Uchida

Assistant Location Manager

Shirley Walker

Music Conductor

Taryn Walsh

Set Costumer

William Ward

Gaffer

Alicia Weber

Camera Operator

Michael D Weldon

Assistant Camera Operator

Russell Williams

Sound Mixer

Allie Wrubel

Song

Richard E Yawn

Sound Editor

Thais Zoe

Production Coordinator

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Crime
Mystery
Release Date
1991
Production Company
Dennis Maitland; Kirk Grant
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution
Location
New York City, New York, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 32m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Summer August 23, 1991

Released in United States on Video July 15, 1992

Began shooting November 12, 1990.

Completed shooting January 15, 1991.

Screenplay was adapted from a sketch performed by Eddie Murphy on "Saturday Night Live".

Released in United States Summer August 23, 1991

Released in United States on Video July 15, 1992