John G. Avildsen
Director
Sylvester Stallone
Rocky
Talia Shire
Adrian
Burt Young
Paulie
Carl Weathers
Apollo
Burgess Meredith
Mickey
Thayer David
Jergens
Joe Spinell
Gazzo
Jimmy Gambina
Mike
Bill Baldwin
Fight Announcer
Al Silvani
Cut Man
George Memmoli
Ice Rink Attendant
Jodi Letizia
Marie
Diana Lewis
TV Commentator
George O'Hanlon
TV Commentator
Larry Carroll
TV Interviewer
Stan Shaw
Dipper
Don Sherman
Bartender
Billy Sands
Club Fight Announcer
Pedro Lovell
Club Fighter
DeForest Covan
Apollo's Corner
Simmy Bow
Club Corner Man
Tony Burton
Apollo's Trainer
Hank Rolike
Apollo Corner Man
Shirley O'Hara
Secretary
Kathleen Parker
Paulie's Date
Frank Stallone
Timekeeper
Lloyd Kaufman
Drunk
Jane Marla Robbins
Owner of Pet Shop
Jack Hollander
Fats
Joe Sorbello
Bodyguard
Christopher Avildsen
Chiptooth
Frankie Van
Club Fight Referee
Lou Fillipo
Championship Fight Announcer
Paris Eagle
Fighter
Frank Stallone
Streetcorner Singer
Robert L. Tangrea
Streetcorner Singer
Peter Glassberg
Streetcorner Singer
William E. Ring
Streetcorner Singer
Joseph C. Giambelluc
Streetcorner Singer
Joe Frazier
Himself
Butkus Stallone
Rocky's Dog
Bobby Cassidy
Ringside Police Officer
Michael Dorn
Apollo Creed's Bodyguard
Arnold Johnson
Spectator
Daniel King
Big Man Daniel
Robert Leh
Reporter
Jeri McBride
Tony Gazzo's Girlfriend
Stu Nahan
Fight Commentator
Frank Pesce
Spectator
John Pleshette
Aftershave Commercial Director
Lavelle Roby
Mary Anne Creed
Arthur Tovey
Reporter
Chino 'Fats' Williams
Man in unemployment line