The Big Sleep (1946 Film)


  • Humphrey Bogart as Philip Marlowe
  • Lauren Bacall as Vivian Sternwood Rutledge
  • John Ridgely as Eddie Mars
  • Martha Vickers as Carmen Sternwood
  • Dorothy Malone as Acme Bookstore proprietress
  • Pat Clark as Mona Mars [1945 version only]
  • Peggy Knudsen as Mona Mars [1946 version only]
  • Regis Toomey as Chief Inspector Bernie Ohls
  • Charles Waldron as General Sternwood
  • Charles D. Brown as Norris
  • Bob Steele as Lash Canino
  • Elisha Cook, Jr. as Harry Jones
  • Louis Jean Heydt as Joe Brody

Uncredited cast

  • Sonia Darrin as Agnes Lowzier, the salesgirl at A.J. Geiger bookstore
  • Ben Welden as Pete, Mars' flunky
  • Tom Fadden as Sidney, Mars' flunky
  • Trevor Bardette as Art Huck
  • Theodore von Eltz as Arthur Gwynn Geiger
  • James Flavin as Captain Cronjager [1945 version only]
  • Thomas E. Jackson as District Attorney Wilde [1945 version only]
  • Tommy Rafferty as Carol Lundgren[6]
  • Dan Wallace as Owen Taylor[7]
  • Joseph Crehan as Medical Examiner
  • Joy Barlowe as Cab Driver

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