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  • The Jazz Singer (1980)
  • PG
    115 min | Drama, Music, Romance
The Jazz Singer (1980)
PG
115 min | Drama, Music, Romance

The son of a Jewish Cantor must defy the traditions of his religious father in order to pursue his dream of being a popular singer.
Writers
Samson Raphaelson (play) | Herbert Baker (screenplay) | Stephen H. Foreman (adaptation)
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Release date
Dec 19, 1980 (United States)

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Cast

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38 cast members
Name Known for
Neil Diamond
Jess Robin / Yussel Rabinovitch Jess Robin / Yussel Rabinovitch   See fewer
Laurence Olivier
Cantor Rabinovitch Cantor Rabinovitch   See fewer
Lucie Arnaz
Molly Bell Molly Bell   See fewer
Catlin Adams
Rivka Rabinovitch Rivka Rabinovitch   See fewer
Paul Nicholas
Keith Lennox Keith Lennox   See fewer
Sully Boyar
Eddie Gibbs Eddie Gibbs   See fewer
James Booth
Paul Rossini Paul Rossini   See fewer
Rod Gist
Timmy Timmy   See fewer
Walter Janovitz
Rabbi Birnbaum (as Walter Janowitz) Rabbi Birnbaum (as Walter Janowitz)   See fewer
Janet Brandt
Aunt Tillie Aunt Tillie   See fewer
John Witherspoon
M.C. Cinderella Club M.C. Cinderella Club   See fewer
David Coburn
Bar Mitzvah Boy Bar Mitzvah Boy   See fewer
Hank Garrett
Police Sergeant Police Sergeant   See fewer
Ernie Hudson
Heckler Heckler   See fewer
James Karen
Barney Callahan Barney Callahan   See fewer
Tim Herbert
Technician #1 Technician #1   See fewer
Edward Jahnke
Guard (as Ed Jahnke) Guard (as Ed Jahnke)   See fewer
Hugh Gillin
Texas Bartender Texas Bartender   See fewer
Jill Jaress
Cowgirl Cowgirl   See fewer
Victor Paul
Irate Driver Irate Driver   See fewer
Uri Frenkel
The Cantor (as Cantor Uri Frenkel) The Cantor (as Cantor Uri Frenkel)   See fewer
Rex Cutter
Semi Driver Semi Driver   See fewer
Michael Pasternak
Zany Gray (as Mike Pasternak) Zany Gray (as Mike Pasternak)   See fewer
Sandy Helberg
Sound Engineer Sound Engineer   See fewer
Brion James
Man in Bar Man in Bar   See fewer
Douglas Nigh
Technician #2 Technician #2   See fewer
Patrick Stansfield
Stage Manager Stage Manager   See fewer
Seymour Cassel
Unnamed Unnamed   See fewer
Steve Dash
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
Billie Perkins
Waitress Waitress   See fewer
Lev Liberman
Boots (uncredited) Boots (uncredited)   See fewer
Marcia Rea
Hebrew school teacher (uncredited) Hebrew school teacher (uncredited)   See fewer
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