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Ghost Dad

Year:
Duration:
83 min
Genres:
Comedy | Family | Fantasy
IMDB rate:
4.3
Director:
Sidney Poitier
Awards:
3 nominations
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 1990-06-29
Filming Locations: Boise, Idaho, USA
Earnings
Gross: $24,707,633 (USA) Filming Dates 26 April 1989 - 31 July 1989 Related Links
Cast
Actor
Character
Bill Cosby
Elliot Hopper
Kimberly Russell
Diane Hopper
Denise Nicholas
Joan
Ian Bannen
Sir Edith Moser
Christine Ebersole
Carol
Barry Corbin
Mr. Emery Collins
Salim Grant
Danny Hopper
Brooke Fontaine
Amanda Hopper
Dakin Matthews
Mr. Seymour
Dana Ashbrook
Tony Ricker
Omar Gooding
Stuart
Raynor Scheine
Curtis Burch, the Cabbie
Arnold Stang
Mr. Cohen, elderly patient
Lisa Mene Nemacheck
Jonelle
Donzaleigh Abernathy
E.R. Nurse
George Ganz
Mr. Nero
Cyndi James Gossett
E.R. Doctor
Josef Hajduk
Student #1
Kevin Lee
Student #2
Becky Katzen
Student #3
Bryant Edwards
Student #4
Trenton Teigen
Student #5
Mary Munday
Executive #1
Norman Merrill
Executive #2
Ted Hayden
Executive #3
Raymond E. Foti
Executive #4
Frank Biro
Executive #5
Amy Hill
Nurse #1
Patrika Darbo
Nurse #2
Kenny Ford Jr.
Buddy #1
Adam Jeffries
Buddy #2
Austin Garrett
Buddy #3
Douglas Johnson
Lab Technician
James McIntire
Sheriff
Eric Menyuk
Clinic Doctor
Rita Vassallo
ICU Nurse #1
Jeanne Mori
ICU Nurse #2
Jizelle Morris
Screaming Girl
Pamela Poitier
Nurse Satler, the X-ray nurse
Robin Pearson Rose
Hospital Administrator
Becky Sweet
Classmate
Robert Covarrubias
Man in Waiting Room
Meredith Gordon
Woman in Taxi
Cedric Scott
Radio Announcer
LaGloria Scott
Additional Voices (voice)
Kerry Gutierrez
Additional Voices (voice)
Kaleena Kiff
Additional Voices (voice)
Rocky Krakoff
Additional Voices (voice)
Jonathan Brandis
Additional Voices (voice)
Ryan McWhorter
Additional Voices (voice)
Suzanne Stone
Additional Voices (voice)
Barbara Harris
Additional Voices (voice) (as Barbara Iley)
Carol King
Additional Voices (voice)
Doris Hess
Additional Voices (voice)
Cathy Cavadini
Additional Voices (voice)
David McCharen
Additional Voices (voice)
David Randolph
Additional Voice (voice) (as David J. Randolph)
Greg Finley
Additional Voices (voice)
Bryan Scott
Additional Voices (voice)
J.D. Hall
Additional Voices (voice)
Joseph Chapman
Additional Voices (voice)
Ted Lothrop
Tommy
John C. McDonnell
Patient
Did you know?
Trivia
According to the 27th June 1990 review in show-business trade paper 'Variety', the picture featured such visual effects as "split screen, front-lit bluescreen, stop motion, plate photography, traveling matte and motion control photography".
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Pamela Poitier:  The daughter of Sidney Poitier as X-ray Nurse Satler.
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Fourth and final of four films that actor-comedian Bill Cosby has made with Sidney Poitier as director. The earlier films, all from the 1970s, are Uptown Saturday Night (1974), Let's Do It Again (1975) and A Piece of the Action (1977).
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Goofs
Position of Elliot's daughters hair, when they first see Elliot as a ghost.
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Quotes
Danny Hopper: Where were you?
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Danny Hopper: How am I doing?
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Elliot Hopper: Cancel the 5.
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Photos from cast
Brian Stokes Mitchell
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