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10 shockingly low Hollywood salaries, from Jonah Hill to Lindsay Lohan

6 March 2014 5:24 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

It's currently being reported that Barkhad Abdi earned just $65,000 (£38,880) for his BAFTA-winning role in the $55 million-budgeted Captain Philips.

The 28-year-old Somalian-born actor made his debut alongside Tom Hanks in the Oscar-nominated drama, and according to The New Yorker was reduced to living off per diems from studio Sony Pictures at the Beverly Hills Hotel while promoting the film.

Meanwhile it's estimated that Hanks made a staggering $50 million from his lead part in the Paul Greengrass film.

We find other surprisingly low movie salaries - from low-budgeted films to blockbusters, accepted by up-and-coming newbies to certified stars - below:

1. Jonah Hill - Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

Jonah Hill recently disclosed that he earned $60,000 (£36,200) for his role in Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street, for which he was Oscar nominated.

The 30-year-old actor said on The Howard Stern Show that he was paid the five-figure sum "before commissions and taxes »

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