Purple People Eater 33 years old

Purple People Eater

A kid plays the old novelty song "Purple People Eater" and the creature actually appears. The two then proceed to help an elderly couple who are being evicted by their greedy landlord.


Purple People Eater Cast

Name Character
Neil Patrick Harris He was 15, now 48 years old as Billy Johnson
Shelley Winters She was 68, 85 years old when she died as Rita
Peggy Lipton She was 42, 72 years old when she died as Mom
Ned Beatty He was 51, now 84 years old as Grandpa
Little Richard He was 55, now 89 years old as Mayor
Thora Birch She was 6, now 40 years old as Molly Johnson
Lindsay Price She was 11, now 45 years old as Kory Kamimoto
Molly Cheek She was 38, now 72 years old as Mrs. Orfus
Sheb Wooley He was 67, 82 years old when he died as Harvey Skitters
Dustin Diamond He was 11, now 45 years old as Big Z
Linda Shayne as Nurse
James Houghton He was 40, now 73 years old as Dad
Kimberly McCullough She was 10, now 44 years old as Donna Orfus

Purple People Eater Crew

Name Department
Debbie Zoller as Key Hair Stylist. Costume & Make-Up
Debbie Zoller as Key Makeup Artist. Costume & Make-Up
Terry Dresbach as Costume Design. Costume & Make-Up
Cari Coughlin as Editor. Editing
Brad Krevoy as Producer. He was 11 (now 22) years old Production
Steven Stabler as Producer. Production
Peter Deming as Director of Photography. He was 30 (now 64) years old Camera
Peter Deming as Cinematography. He was 30 (now 64) years old Crew
Randy Pope as First Assistant Director. Directing
Randy Pope as Unit Production Manager. Production
Linda Shayne as Director. Directing
Linda Shayne as Writer. Writing
Lorene M. Duran as Second Assistant Director. Directing
Purple People Eater poster
Purple People Eater (33 years)

  • Release day: Thursday, December 01, 1988
  • Runtime: 90 minutes