A Star Is Born

Lists: Drama, Romance, Music

Brief Synopsis: "Drunken, has-been rock star John Norman Howard falls in love with unknown singer, Esther Hoffman, after seeing her perform at a club. He lets her sing a few songs at one of his shows and she becomes the talk of the music industry. Esther's star begins to rise, while John's continues to fall. She tries desperately to get John to sober up and focus on his music, but it may be too late to save him."

Overall Ranking: - (Rank from 1976: # 0)

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People Involved

  • Barbra Streisand (Esther Hoffman)
  • Kris Kristofferson (John Norman Howard)
  • Gary Busey (Bobbie Ritchie)
  • Oliver Clark (Gary Danziger)
  • Paul Mazursky (Brian Wexler)
  • Joanne Linville (Freddie Lowenstein)
  • Venetta Fields (One of the Oreos)
  • Clydie King (One of the Oreos)
  • Marta Heflin (Quentin)
  • Sally Kirkland (Photographer)
  • M.G. Kelly (Bebe Jesus)
  • Bill Graham (Himself)
  • Rita Coolidge (Herself)
  • Tony Orlando (Himself)
  • Robert Englund (Marty (uncredited))
  • Sandy Helberg (Kevin (uncredited))
  • Maidie Norman (Justice of the Peace (uncredited))
  • Susan Richardson (Groupie (uncredited))
  • Susan Richardson (Groupie in Limousine (uncredited))
  • Roslyn Kind (Table Guest at Grammy Awards (uncredited))
  • Aesop Aquarian (Recording Engineer - Meow-Chow Catfood Commercial (uncredited))