|RIDLEY SCOTT: Director.
A veteran television commercial maker, Scott consistently makes
quality movies. His feature-film credits include:
The Duellists, Alien, Blade Runner, Someone to Watch Over Me,
Legend, Black Rain, Thelma and Louise, 1492, Gladiator, Hannibal
Ridley Scott also directed the first ever Macintosh television
advertisement (the "hammer thrower") which first aired during
the Superbowl in January 1984. Ridley's brother Tony is also a director,
and his film credits include Top Gun, Days of Thunder, The Hunger, True
Romance, and The Last Boyscout.
MICHAEL DEELEY: Producer. Academy Award winner for producing
"The Deer Hunter"
SYD MEAD: Visual Futurist. Syd Mead suggested the term "visual
futurist" over his credit in the movie. (As he is not a union/guild
member, he could not use credits such as "creative designer".)
He has been co-sponsoring an International Student Design Competition
with Sony since 1989.
Some of his works are: California Pavilion, Seville Expo (1992)
Future Terminal, for Japan Railways East (1990)Club Car, for Japan
Railways East (1990) Dr. Jeekans [This is futuristic cafe/video arcade
in Tokyo.] (1990) Office for the Future, for Okamura Furniture Co, Japan
(1989) Club House (Tokyo Bayside Project) (1989) Tron Computer (1988)San
Rio Theatre (1987) Office of the Future, for GE (1985) Terraforming
(video game) Civilization (video game)
LAWRENCE G. PAULL: Production Designer. Holds degrees in Architecture
and City Planning.
His feature-film credits include: Blue Collar, Which Way Is Up?, and
The Star Spangled Girl.
VANGELIS (Evangelos Papathanassiou): Greek Composer.
He has written numerous movie scores, perhaps the most famous being
for "Chariots of Fire". Also wrote some of the music for the
TV series "Cosmos". Prior to writing movie scores, Vangelis
was the keyboard player of the band "Aphrodite's Child".
Vangelis also wrote the score for Scott's 1992 film: "1492".
HAMPTON FANCHER, DAVID PEOPLES: Screenplay writers.
Peoples wrote Clint Eastwood's "Unforgiven", and Stephen
JORDAN CRONENWETH: Cinematographer.
Altered States, Best Friends (1982), Cutter's Way, Final Analysis,
Gable and Lombard, Gardens of Stone, Just Between Friends, The Nickel
Ride, Peggy Sue Got Married (AAN), Play It As It Lays, Rolling Thunder,
State of Grace, Stop Making Sense.
DOUGLAS TRUMBULL: Special Effects.
2001: A Space Odyssey, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Brainstorm
DECKARD (Harrison Ford):
DR ELDON TYRELL (Joe Turkel):
Owns the Tyrell Corp. and manufactures replicants. Extremely
intelligent, designed the NEXUS 6 brain.
RACHAEL (Sean Young):
Experimental NEXUS 6 replicant. Works for Tyrell and has his niece's
ROY BATTY (Rutger Hauer):
Leader of the renegade replicants.
INCEPT DATE: 8 Jan, 2016
FUNCTION: Combat, Colonization Defense Prog
PRIS (Daryl Hannah):
Replicant, (Bryant: "Yer standard pleasure model")
INCEPT DATE: 14 Feb, 2016
ZHORA (Joanna Cassidy):
INCEPT DATE: 12 June, 2016
FUNCTION: Retrained (9 Feb, 2018) Polit. Homicide
LEON KOWALSKI (Brion James):
INCEPT DATE: 10 April, 2017
FUNCTION: Combat/loader (Nuc. Fiss.)
J.F. SEBASTIAN (William Sanderson):
Genetic designer for the Tyrell Corporation. Still on Earth because
of progeria, a premature geriatricism (Methuselah's Syndrome). A
grand-master in chess (according to one script) but has defeated Tyrell
H. BRYANT (M. Emmett Walsh):
Inspector of the police force, Deckard's former boss.
GAFF (Edward James Olmos):
A member of the police force. A sartorial dandy bucking for
promotion; makes origami.
HOLDEN (Morgan Paull):
Blade Runner, shot by Leon and put on life support.