2013 The Measured Circle's Box Office MVPs

by Bufo_Calvin | created - 05 Mar 2013 | updated - 01 May 2014 | Public

Who are the Most Valuable Players in the movies? What actors generate the most American domestic gross (dogro)? There are a lot of ways to measure this, and The Measured Circle has our own (begun with movies released in 2010).

Here are our rules:

1. You must have been first-billed in a movie that makes at least $100 million dogro in the year in question

2. You must have appeared in at least one other movie that dogroed at least $40 million in the year in question (but you do not have to have been first-billed)

3. Voice roles count: one of the reasons they cast big names in animated features is that they attract audiences

4. Note that these are all of the qualifiers, not in order of the most box office.

5. Since we base it on release year, it may be well into the following year until the standings are final. We do not count re-releases that do not happen in the same year as the initial release. Movies in which the actor appeared and earned at least $40 million in the year in question may appear in the description for the actor.

1. Eva Bella

Actress | Frozen

Born in Omaha, Nebraska, Eva Bella started dancing when she was 18 months old and her love of performing was born. At the age of six, Eva decided she wanted to pursue an acting career and, along with her family, moved to Los Angeles, to follow her dream.

Shortly after arriving in Los Angeles, Eva ...

Despicable Me 2 ($366.0m) (not first billed); Frozen ($400.0m)

Tentative total: $766.0m

2. Bill Hader

Actor | The Skeleton Twins

Bill Hader was born on June 7, 1978 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for The Skeleton Twins (2014), Inside Out (2015) and Trainwreck (2015). He was previously married to Maggie Carey.

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 ($120.0m); Escape from Planet Earth ($57.0m); Star Trek Into Darkness ($229.0m) (not first billed); Monsters University ($268.0m) (not first billed); Turbo ($83.0m)

Tentative total: $757.0m

3. James Badge Dale

Actor | The Departed

James Badge Dale was born on May 1, 1978 in New York City, New York, USA as James Badgett Dale. He is an actor, known for The Departed (2006), World War Z (2013) and 13 Hours (2016).

Iron Man 3 ($409.0m); World War Z ($202.0m); The Lone Ranger ($89.3m)

Tentative total: $700.3m

4. Jon Favreau

Producer | Chef

Initially an indie film favorite, actor Jon Favreau has progressed to strong mainstream visibility into the millennium and, after nearly two decades in the business, is still enjoying character stardom as well as earning notice as a writer/producer/director.

The amiable, husky-framed actor with the ...

Identity Thief ($134.0m); Iron Man 3 ($409.0m); The Wolf of Wall Street ($117.0M)

Tentative total: $660.0m

5. Bridget Hoffman

Actress | Pâfekuto burû

Bridget Hoffman was born on March 5, 1962 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Bridget Ellen Hoffman. She is known for her work on Perfect Blue (1997), Total Recall (2012) and Darkman (1990). She has been married to Rif Hutton since June 8, 2001.

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 ($120.0m); Epic ($107.0m) (not first billed); Frozen ($400.0m)

Tentative total: $627.0m

6. Woody Harrelson

Actor | True Detective

Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning actor Woodrow Tracy Harrelson was born on July 23, 1961 in Midland, Texas, to Diane Lou (Oswald) and Charles Harrelson. He grew up in Lebanon, Ohio, where his mother was from. After receiving degrees in theater arts and English from Hanover College, he...

Now You See Me ($117.0m); The Hunger Games: Catching Fire ($425.0m); Free Birds ($55.7m)

Tentative total: $597.7m

7. Jennifer Lawrence

Actress | The Hunger Games

Was the highest-paid actress in the world in 2015 and 2016. With her films grossing over $5.5 billion worldwide, Jennifer Lawrence is often cited as the most successful actor of her generation. She is also thus far the only person born in the 1990s to have won an acting Oscar.

Jennifer Shrader ...

2012: #11, $540.0m

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire ($425.0m); American Hustle ($150.0m)

Tentative total: $575.0m

8. Stanley Tucci

Actor | Big Night

Actor Stanley Tucci was born on November 11, 1960, in Peekskill, New York. He is the son of Joan (Tropiano), a writer, and Stanley Tucci, an art teacher. His family is Italian-American, with origins in Calabria.

Tucci took an interest in acting while in high school, and went on to attend the State ...

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters ($68.6m); The Hunger Games: Catching Fire ($425.0m); Jack the Giant Slayer ($65.2m)

Tentative total: $558.8m

9. Kristen Wiig

Actress | Bridesmaids

Kristen Carroll Wiig was born on August 22, 1973 in Canandaigua, New York, to Laurie J. (Johnston), an artist, and Jon J. Wiig, a lake marina manager. She is of Norwegian (from her paternal grandfather), Irish, English, and Scottish descent. The family moved to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, before ...

Despicable Me 2 ($366.0m); Anchorman: The Legend Continues ($127.0m); The Secret Life of Walter Mitty ($58.2m)

Tentative total: $551.2m

10. Lenny Kravitz

Actor | The Hunger Games

Four time Grammy Award-winner Leonard Albert Kravitz was born on May 26, 1964 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, the only child of actress Roxie Roker and Hollywood producer Sy Kravitz. The family moved to California when Lenny was ten. His father was Jewish and his mother was of ...

Lee Daniels' The Butler ($116.0m); The Hunger Games: Catching Fire ($425.0m)

Tentative total: $541.0m

11. Josh Hutcherson

Actor | The Hunger Games

Joshua Ryan Hutcherson was born on October 12, 1992 in Union, Kentucky to Michelle Fightmaster, who worked for Delta Air Lines, and Chris Hutcherson, an EPA analyst. He has one younger brother, Connor Hutcherson. From the age of four, Josh knew that he wanted to be an actor. In order to pursue his ...

2012: #9, $556.8m

Epic ($107.0m); The Hunger Games: Catching Fire ($425.0m)

Tentative total: $532.0m

12. Mark Ruffalo

Actor | The Kids Are All Right

Mark Ruffalo was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin, to Marie Rose (Hebert), a stylist and hairdresser, and Frank Lawrence Ruffalo, a construction painter. His father's ancestry is Italian, and his mother is of half French-Canadian and half Italian descent. Mark moved with his family to Virginia Beach, ...

Now You See Me ($117.0m); Iron Man 3 (uncredited) ($409.0m)

Tentative total: $526.0m

13. Shea Whigham

Actor | Take Shelter

Born in Florida, educated at Purchase, and coming from the NYC based theatre scene, Shea Whigham's big break came when director Joel Schumacher cast him opposite Colin Farrell in Tigerland (2000). Since then he has racked up impressive credits working with such legendary Hollywood directors as ...

Fast & Furious 6 ($238.0m) (not first billed); American Hustle ($150.0m); The Wolf of Wall Street ($117.0M)

Tentative total: $505.0m

14. Luke Evans

Actor | Dracula Untold

Luke George Evans was born in Pontypool, Wales, and grew up in Aberbargoed, in the south of Wales. He is the son of Yvonne (Lewis) and David Evans. He moved to Cardiff at the age 17. He then won a scholarship to the London Studio Centre, and graduated in 2000.

He starred in many of London's West End...

Fast & Furious 6 ($238.0m); The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug ($258.0m)

Tentative total: $496.0m

15. Alan Tudyk

Actor | Rogue One

Alan Tudyk was born in El Paso, Texas, and grew up in Plano, where he attended Plano Sr. High. In 1990, he went on to study drama at Lon Morris Jr. College. While there, he was awarded the Academic Excellence Award for Drama. He was also named Most Likely to Succeed and Sophomore Beau. During this ...

2011: #9, $484.0m 2012: #37, $350.0m

42 ($95.0m); Frozen ($400.0m)

Tentative total: $495.0m

16. Steve Carell

Actor | The Office

Steve Carell, one of America's most versatile comics, was born Steven John Carell on August 16, 1962, in Concord, Massachusetts. He is the son of Harriet Theresa (Koch), a psychiatric nurse, and Edwin A. Carell, an electrical engineer. His mother was of Polish descent and his father of Italian and ...

Despicable Me 2 ($366.0m); Anchorman: The Legend Continues ($127.0m)

Tentative total: $493.0m

17. Ty Simpkins

Actor | Jurassic World

At his young age, Ty Simpkins has proudly accomplished more than most in the world of entertainment - he has starred in two of the biggest blockbusters of all time. Simpkins can be seen opposite Bryce Dallas Howard and Chris Pratt in Universal's dinosaur box office monster hit Jurassic World. Prior...

Iron Man 3 ($409.0m); Insidious: Chapter 2 ($83.5m)

Tentative total: $492.5m

18. Benedict Cumberbatch

Actor | The Imitation Game

Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch was born and raised in London, England. His parents, Wanda Ventham and Timothy Carlton (born Timothy Carlton Congdon Cumberbatch), are both actors. He is a grandson of submarine commander Henry Carlton Cumberbatch, and a great-grandson of diplomat Henry Arnold ...

Star Trek Into Darkness ($229.0m); The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug ($258.0m)

Tentative total: $487.0m

19. Kristen Schaal

Actress | Gravity Falls

Kristen Schaal is an American actress, voice artist, writer, and comedian. She is best known for her roles as Mel on the HBO series Flight of the Conchords, Louise Belcher on FOX animated comedy Bob's Burgers, and Mabel Pines on Gravity Falls. Other notable roles include her appearances as a ...

Despicable Me 2 ($366.0m); Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 ($120.0m)

Tentative total: $486.0m

20. Sandra Ellis Lafferty

Actress | The Hunger Games

Sandra Ellis Lafferty is best known for her roles in Walk the Line (2005), Hunger Games (2012), Prisoners (2013) Self/Less (2015) and A Walk in the Woods (2015). Over the past three decades, she has received national and international acclaim for playing pivotal characters in film and television. ...

Prisoners ($61.0m); The Hunger Games: Catching Fire ($425.0m)

Tentative total: $486.0m

21. Basher Savage

Actor | Gravity

Basher Savage is an actor, known for Gravity (2013) and Agatha Christie's Marple (2004).

Gravity ($274.0m); World War Z ($202.0m)

Tentative total: $476.0m

22. Ben Kingsley

Actor | Gandhi

Ben Kingsley was born Krishna Bhanji on December 31, 1943 in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England. His father, Rahimtulla Harji Bhanji, was a Kenyan-born medical doctor, of Gujarati Indian descent, and his mother, Anna Lyna Mary (Goodman), was an English actress. Ben began to act in stage plays during ...

Iron Man 3 ($409.0m); Ender's Game ($60.7m)

Tentative total: $469.7m

23. Dwayne Johnson

Actor | Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Dwayne Douglas Johnson, also known as The Rock, was born on May 2, 1972 in Hayward, California. He is the son of Ata Johnson (born Feagaimaleata Fitisemanu Maivia) and professional wrestler Rocky Johnson (born Wayde Douglas Bowles). His father, from Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada, is black (of Black ...

Snitch ($42.9); G.I. Joe: Retaliation ($123.0m); Pain & Gain ($49.8m); Fast & Furious 6 ($238.0m)

Tentative total: $453.7m

24. Joey King

Actress | The Act

Joey King started acting professionally when she was four years old. A national spot for Life Cereal was Joey's first commercial. It has been said that Joey inherited the love of acting from her grandmother, who used to perform in live theater.

She has appeared in several television shows and movies...

Oz the Great and Powerful ($235.0m); White House Down ($73.0m); The Conjuring ($137.0m)

Tentative total: $445.0m

25. Josh Gad

Actor | Frozen

Josh Gad was born on February 23, 1981 in Hollywood, Florida, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Frozen (2013), Pixels (2015) and Beauty and the Beast (2017). He has been married to Ida Darvish since May 10, 2008. They have two children.

The Internship ($44.7m); Frozen ($400.0m)

Tentative total: $444.7m

26. Amy Adams

Actress | Arrival

Amy Lou Adams was born in Vicenza, Veneto, Italy, to American parents, Kathryn (Hicken) and Richard Kent Adams, a U.S. serviceman who was stationed at Caserma Ederle in Italy at the time. She was raised in a Mormon family of seven children in Castle Rock, Colorado, and has English, as well as ...

Man of Steel ($291.0m); American Hustle ($150.0m)

Tentative total: $441.0m

27. Chris Hemsworth

Actor | The Avengers

Chris Hemsworth was born in Melbourne, Australia, to Leonie (van Os), a teacher of English, and Craig Hemsworth, a social-services counselor. His brothers are actors Liam Hemsworth and Luke Hemsworth. He is of Dutch (from his immigrant maternal grandfather), Irish, English, Scottish, and German ...

2012: #1, $864.8m

Star Trek: Into Darkness (not first billed) ($229.0m); Thor: The Dark World ($206.0m)

Tentative total: $435.0m

28. Sandra Bullock

Producer | The Proposal

Sandra Annette Bullock was born in Arlington, a Virginia suburb of Washington, D.C. Her mother, Helga Bullock (née Helga Mathilde Meyer), was a German opera singer. Her father, John W. Bullock, was an American voice teacher, who was born in Alabama, of German descent. Sandra grew up on the road ...

The Heat ($160.0m); Gravity ($274.0m)

Tentative total: $434.0m

29. Moises Arias

Actor | Ender's Game

Moises Arias was born on April 18, 1994 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Ender's Game (2013), The Kings of Summer (2013) and Despicable Me 2 (2013).

Despicable Me 2 ($366.0m); Ender's Game ($60.7m)

Tentative total: $426.7m

30. John Goodman

Actor | 10 Cloverfield Lane

John Stephen Goodman is a U.S. film, television, and stage actor. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri, to Virginia Roos (Loosmore), a waitress and saleswoman, and Leslie Francis Goodman, a postal worker who died when John was a small child. He is of English, Welsh, and German ancestry. John is best ...

2012: #49, $285.7m

The Hangover Part III ($112.0m); Monsters University ($268.0m); The Internship ($44.7m)

Tentative total: $424.7m

31. Benjamin Bratt

Actor | Miss Congeniality

The middle of five children, Bratt hails from a close-knit family. His mother, an indigenous Quechua Peruvian from Lima, moved to the U.S. at age 14. He grew up in San Francisco. He is known for his roles in the films Traffic (2000), Miss Congeniality (2000), and Despicable Me 2 (2013). He is ...

Snitch ($42.9m); Despicable Me 2 ($366.0m)

Tentative total: $408.9m

32. Michael Kelly

Actor | Dawn of the Dead

Michael was born in Philadelphia but raised in Lawrenceville, Georgia by parents Michael and Maureen Kelly. He has two sisters, Shannon and Casey, and one brother, Andrew. He went to college at Coastal Carolina University in South Carolina with the original intention to study law, but changed his ...

Now You See Me ($117.0m); Man of Steel ($291.0m) (not first billed)

Tentative total: $408.0m

33. Melissa McCarthy

Actress | The Heat

Melissa McCarthy was born in Plainfield, Illinois, to Sandra and Michael McCarthy, and was raised on her family's corn and soybean farm. She began her performing career as a stand-up comedian in New York where she appeared at the famous clubs, Stand Up New York and The Improv. She worked on her ...

Identity Thief ($134.0m); The Hangover Part III ($112.0m); The Heat ($160.0m)

Tentative total: $406.0m

34. Steve Buscemi

Actor | Fargo

Steve Buscemi was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Dorothy (Wilson), a restaurant hostess, and John Buscemi, a sanitation worker. He is of Italian (father) and English, Dutch, and Irish (mother) descent. He became interested in acting during his last year of high school. After graduating, he moved to...

Monsters University ($268.0m); Grown Ups 2 ($134.0m)

Tentative total: $402.0m

35. Bobby Moynihan

Actor | Saturday Night Live

Bobby Moynihan was born on January 31, 1977 in Eastchester, New York, USA as Robert Michael Moynihan Jr. He is an actor, known for Saturday Night Live (1975), DuckTales (2017) and The Secret Life of Pets (2016). He has been married to Brynn O'Malley since August 13, 2016. They have one child.

Monsters University ($268.0m); Grown Ups 2 ($134.0m)

Tentative total: $402.0m

36. Catherine Keener

Actress | Capote

Catherine Keener is an American actress, Oscar-nominated for her roles in the independent films Being John Malkovich (1999) and Capote (2005). Acclaimed in her community for her quirky roles in independent film and mainstream such as The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005), Keener got her start as a casting ...

The Croods ($187.0m); Captain Phillips ($107.0m); Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa ($102.0m)

Tentative total: $396.0m

37. Ian McKellen

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Widely regarded as one of greatest stage and screen actors, both in his native Great Britain and internationally, twice nominated for the Oscar and recipient of every major theatrical award in UK and US, Ian Murray McKellen was born on May 25, 1939 in Burnley, Lancashire, England, to Margery Lois (...

The Wolverine ($133.0m); The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug ($258.0m)

Tentative total: $391.0m

38. Christopher Meloni

Actor | Man of Steel

Blessed with a piercing, blue-eyed glint, brawny looks, cocky "tough guy" stance and effortless charisma, TV's Christopher Meloni has grabbed audiences' attention, male and female alike, finding breakthrough small screen stardom playing both sides of the law. Audiences first were taken in by his ...

Man of Steel ($291.0m); 42 ($95.0m)

Tentative total: $386.0m

39. Charlie Day

Actor | It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Charles Peckham Day was born in New York City, NY, and raised in Middletown, Rhode Island. His parents are both music teachers - his mother, Mary (Peckham), is a piano teacher, and his father, Dr. Thomas Charles Day, was a professor of music at Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island. ...

Monsters University ($268.0m); Pacific Rim ($102.0m)

Tentative total: $370.0m

40. Morgan Freeman

Actor | Se7en

With an authoritative voice and calm demeanor, this ever popular American actor has grown into one of the most respected figures in modern US cinema. Morgan was born on June 1, 1937 in Memphis, Tennessee, to Mayme Edna (Revere), a teacher, and Morgan Porterfield Freeman, a barber. The young Freeman...

Now You See Me ($117.0m); Olympus Has Fallen ($98.9m); Oblivion ($89.0m); Last Vegas ($63.8m)

Tentative total: $368.7m

41. John Cho

Actor | Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle

John Yohan Cho was born in Seoul, South Korea, but moved to Los Angeles, California as a child, where his father was a Christian minister. Cho was educated at Herbert Hoover High School at Glendale before moving on to the University of California at Berkeley where he studied English Literature. ...

Identity Thief ($134.0m); Star Trek Into Darkness ($229.0m)

Tentative total: $363.0m

42. Joe Chrest

Actor | Stranger Things

A veteran of over 100 screen roles, and over 60 plays and musicals, Joe holds a BFA Degree in Directing from Marshall University in his home state of West Virginia, and an MFA Degree from Louisiana State University. He is a founding member of the regional theatre, Swine Palace, with RSC Director ...

Lee Daniels' The Butler ($116.0m); G.I. Joe: Retaliation ($123.0m) (not first billed); Now You See Me (not first billed) ($117.0m)

Tentative total: $356.0m

43. Taran Killam

Actor | Killing Gunther

Taran Killam was born on April 1, 1982 in Culver City, California, USA as Taran Hourie Killam. He is an actor, known for Saturday Night Live (1975), The Heat (2013) and 12 Years a Slave (2013). He has been married to Cobie Smulders, since September 8, 2012. They have two children.

The Heat ($160.0m); Grown Ups 2 ($134.0m); 12 Years a Slave ($56.7m)

Tentative total: $350.7m

44. Sterling Jerins

Actress | World War Z

Sterling Jerins was born on June 15, 2004 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for World War Z (2013), The Conjuring (2013) and Paterson (2016).

World War Z ($202.0m); The Conjuring ($137.0m)

Tentative total: $339.0m

45. Nathan Fillion

Actor | Castle

Nathan Fillion was born on 27 March 1971 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He is the son of Cookie (Early) and Bob Fillion, both retired English teachers, and has an older brother, Jeff. In Canada, he attended Holy Trinity Catholic High School, Concordia University College of Alberta and University of ...

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters ($68.6m); Monsters University ($268.0m)

Tentative total: $336.6m

46. James Franco

Actor | 127 Hours

Known for his breakthrough starring role on Freaks and Geeks (1999), James Franco was born April 19, 1978 in Palo Alto, California, to Betsy Franco, a writer, artist, and actress, and Douglas Eugene "Doug" Franco, who ran a Silicon Valley business. His mother is Jewish and his father was of ...

2011: #36 ($275.8m)

Oz the Great and Powerful ($235.0m); This Is the End ($101.0m)

Tentative total: $336.0m

47. Ray Stevenson

Actor | Thor

Tall, dark, but somewhat gentle-looking actor Ray Stevenson was born in Lisburn, Northern Ireland on 25 May 1964, on a British army base. His father was a British pilot in the Royal Air Force, and his mother is Irish. He moved with his family to Lemington, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England in 1972 at ...

G.I. Joe: Retaliation ($123.0m); Thor: The Dark World ($206.0m)

Tentative total: $329.0m

48. Ed Harris

Actor | The Truman Show

By transforming into his characters and pulling the audience in, Ed Harris has earned a reputation as one of the most talented actors of our time.

Ed Harris was born in Tenafly, New Jersey, to Margaret (Sholl), a travel agent, and Robert Lee Harris, a bookstore worker who also sang professionally. ...

Gravity ($274.0m); Pain & Gain ($49.9)

Tentative total: $323.9m

49. Helen Mirren

Actress | RED

Dame Helen Mirren was born in Queen Charlotte's Hospital in West London. Her mother, Kathleen Alexandrina Eva Matilda (Rogers), was from a working-class English family, and her father, Vasiliy Petrovich Mironov, was a Russian-born civil servant, from Kuryanovo, whose own father was a diplomat. ...

Monsters University ($268.0m); RED 2 ($53.2m)

Tentative total: $321.2m

50. Clark Duke

Actor | The Croods

Clark Duke is an actor, writer, and director best known for Clark and Michael, The Office, Kickass, and Hot Tub Time Machine.

Originally from Arkansas, Clark attended film school at Loyola Marymount University. His thesis film was the pilot for Clark and Michael.

Clark will next be seen alongside ...

The Croods ($187.0m); Identity Thief ($134.0m) (not first billed)

Tentative total: $321.0m

51. Michelle Rodriguez

Actress | Avatar

Known for tough-chick roles, Michelle Rodriguez is proof that there is a cross between beauty and brawn. She was born Mayte Michelle Rodriguez on July 12, 1978, in San Antonio, Texas, to Carmen Milady Pared Espinal, from the Dominican Republic, and Rafael Rodríguez Santiago, who served in the U.S. ...

Fast & Furious 6 ($238.0m); Turbo ($83.0m)

Tentative total: $321.0m

52. Idris Elba

Actor | Beasts of No Nation

An only child, Idrissa Akuna Elba was born and raised in London, England. His father, Winston, is from Sierra Leone and worked at Ford Dagenham; his mother, Eve, is from Ghana and had a clerical duty. Idris attended school in Canning Town, where he first became involved in acting, before he dropped...

Pacific Rim ($102.0m); Thor: The Dark World ($206.0m)

Tentative total: $308.0m

53. Anton Yelchin

Actor | Star Trek

Anton Yelchin was an American actor, known for playing Bobby in Hearts in Atlantis (2001), Chekov in the Star Trek (2009) reboot, Charlie Brewster in the Fright Night (2011) remake, and Jacob in Like Crazy (2011).

He was born in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg), Russia, USSR, to a Jewish family. His ...

Star Trek into Darkness ($229.0m); The Smurfs 2 ($70.9m)

Tentative total: $299.9m

54. Channing Tatum

Actor | 21 Jump Street

Channing Tatum was born in a small town, Cullman, Alabama, 50 miles north of Birmingham. He is the son of Kay (Faust), an airline worker, and Glenn Matthew Tatum, who worked in construction. Growing up, he was full of energy and somewhat troublesome, so his parents decided to enroll him in ...

2012: #32, $377.0m

G.I. Joe: Retaliation ($123.0m); White House Down ($72.1m); This Is the End ($101.0m)

Tentative total: $296.1m

55. Randy Thom

Sound_department | The Revenant

Randy Thom started his career in radio and music recording before making the transition to film in 1975, when he was hired on Apocalypse Now (1979) as a sound effects recordist. Since then, Thom has worked in a wide variety of creative capacities within the sound department in over seventy five ...

The Croods ($187.0m); Epic ($107.0m)

Tentative total: $294.0m

56. William Xifaras

Actor | Castle Rock

William Xifaras was born in raised in Massachusetts; primarily the city of New Bedford, and later Boston. The son of Beatrice Keshian of Medford, MA and Michael Xifaras of New Bedford, MA.

He began learning film acting after his release from Massachusetts state prison system in 2005 (after having ...

The Heat ($160.0m); Grown Ups 2 ($134.0m)

Tentative total: $294.0m

57. Bruce Campbell

Actor | Bubba Ho-Tep

In 1979 with his Detroit friends, Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert, Bruce Campbell raised $350,000 for a low-budget film, The Evil Dead (1981), in which he starred and co-executive produced. Completed piecemeal over four years, the film first gained notoriety in England where it became the best-selling ...

Oz the Great and Powerful ($235.0m); The Evil Dead (uncredited) ($54.2m)

Tentative total: $289.2m

58. Vin Diesel

Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy

Vin Diesel was born Mark Sinclair in Alameda County, California, along with his fraternal twin brother, Paul Vincent. He was raised by his astrologer/psychologist mother, Delora Sherleen (Sinclair), and adoptive father, Irving H. Vincent, an acting instructor and theatre manager, in an artists' ...

Fast & Furious 6 ($238.0m); Riddick ($42.0m)

Tentative total: $280.0m

59. Michael Peña

Actor | American Hustle

Michael Peña was born and raised in Chicago, to Nicolasa, a social worker, and Eleuterio Peña, who worked at a button factory. His parents were originally from Mexico. After graduating from high school, he went to an open casting call for the Peter Bogdanovich feature To Sir, with Love II (1996), ...

Gangster Squad ($46.0m); Turbo ($83.0m); American Hustle ($150.0m)

Tentative total: $279.0m

60. Karl Urban

Actor | Star Trek

Originally from Wellington, New Zealand, Karl Urban now lives in Auckland. Born on June 7, 1972, he is the son of a leather-goods manufacturer (who had hoped that Karl would follow in his footsteps). His first acting role was when he was 8 -- he had a line on a television series. However, he did ...

Star Trek Into Darkness ($229.0m); Riddick ($42.0m)

Tentative total: $271.0m

61. Ryan Reynolds

Actor | Deadpool

Ryan Rodney Reynolds was born on October 23, 1976 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, the youngest of four children. His father, James Chester Reynolds, was a food wholesaler, and his mother, Tamara Lee "Tammy" (Stewart), worked as a retail-store saleswoman. He has Irish and Scottish ancestry. ...

The Croods ($187.0m); Turbo ($83.0m)

Tentative total: $270.0m

62. Leonardo DiCaprio

Actor | Inception

Few actors in the world have had a career quite as diverse as Leonardo DiCaprio's. DiCaprio has gone from relatively humble beginnings, as a supporting cast member of the sitcom Growing Pains (1985) and low budget horror movies, such as Critters 3 (1991), to a major teenage heartthrob in the 1990s,...

The Great Gatsby ($145.0m); The Wolf of Wall Street ($117.0M)

Tentative total: $262.0m

63. Isla Fisher

Actress | Wedding Crashers

Isla Lang Fisher was born on February 3, 1976 in Muscat, Oman, to Scottish parents Elspeth Reid and Brian Fisher, who worked as a banker for the U.N. She spent her early childhood in Bathgate, Scotland, before moving to Perth, Australia with her family in the early 1980s. From a young age, Isla ...

The Great Gatsby ($145.0m); Now You See Me ($117.0m)

Tentative total: $262.0m

64. Ed Helms

Actor | The Hangover

Ed Helms was born on January 24, 1974 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA as Edward Parker Helms. He is an actor, known for The Hangover (2009), The Office (2005) and Vacation (2015).

We're the Millers ($150.0m); Hangover Part III ($112.0m)

Tentative total: $262.0m

65. Bradley Cooper

Actor | A Star Is Born

Bradley Charles Cooper was born on January 5, 1975 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His mother, Gloria (Campano), is of Italian descent, and worked for a local NBC station. His father, Charles John Cooper, who was of Irish descent, was a stockbroker. Immediately after Bradley graduated from the ...

2011: #22, $333.2m

The Hangover Part III ($112.0m); American Hustle ($150.0m)

Tentative total: $262.0m

66. Anthony Hopkins

Actor | The Silence of the Lambs

Anthony Hopkins was born on December 31, 1937, in Margam, Wales, to Muriel Anne (Yeats) and Richard Arthur Hopkins, a baker. His parents were both of half Welsh and half English descent. Influenced by Richard Burton, he decided to study at College of Music and Drama and graduated in 1957. In 1965, ...

RED 2 ($53.2m); Thor: The Dark World ($206.0m)

Tentative total: $259.2m

67. Alexander Ludwig

Actor | Vikings

Alexander Richard Ludwig was born in Vancouver, Canada. After Starring in the hugely successful blockbuster, The Hunger Games (2012) (for which he received two awards), Alexander went on to work in films such as Lone Survivor (2013) and The Final Girls (2015) and received critical acclaim and for ...

Grown Ups 2 ($134.0m); Lone Survivor ($125.0M)

Tentative total: $259.0m

68. Jason Sudeikis

Actor | Colossal

Jason Sudeikis was born on September 18, 1975 in Fairfax, Virginia as Daniel Jason Sudeikis. His father is Daniel Joseph Sudeikis, a Vice President of a business development and his mother is Kathryn (née Wendt), a travel agent at Brennco and President of the American Society of Travel Agents. He ...

We're the Millers ($150.0m); Epic ($107.0m)

Tentative total: $257.0m

69. Morris Chestnut

Actor | Kick-Ass 2

A tall, handsome, and versatile American actor, Morris Chestnut was born in Cerritos, California, to Shirley (Wynn) and Morris Chestnut, Sr. He first came to be recognized by moviegoers starring as Ricky in Boyz n the Hood (1991), a role where he played a high school running back using his football...

Identity Thief ($134.0m); The Call ($51.9m); The Best Man Holiday ($70.5m)

Tentative total: $256.4m

70. Andy Samberg

Actor | Saturday Night Live

Andy Samberg was born in Berkeley, California, to Marjorie (Marrow), a teacher, and Joe Samberg, a photographer. With Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer, Samberg is one of three Los Angeles, California-based writer-performer-filmmakers--all childhood friends--dubbed The Lonely Island, whose short ...

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 ($120.0m); Grown Ups 2 ($134.0m) (not first billed)

Tentative total: $254.0m

71. Will Forte

Actor | Nebraska

Forte was age 32 before he came to the public's attention on Saturday Night Live (1975), but had been working in comedy since 1997.

Will Forte was born in Alameda County, California, and is the son of artist Patricia (Stivers) and financial broker Orville Willis Forte III (divorced). He has an older...

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 ($120.0m); Grown Ups 2 ($134.0m) (not first billed)

Tentative total: $254.0m

72. Mark Wahlberg

Producer | The Fighter

American actor Mark Wahlberg is one of a handful of respected entertainers who successfully made the transition from teen pop idol to acclaimed actor. A Best Supporting Actor Oscar nominee for The Departed (2006) who went on to receive positive critical reviews for his performance in The Fighter (...

Pain & Gain ($49.8m); 2 Guns ($75.6m); Lone Survivor ($125.0M)

Tentative total: $250.4m

73. Mireille Enos

Actress | World War Z

Mireille Enos was born in Houston, Texas, to Monique, a teacher, and Jon Goree Enos. Her Texas-born American father, and French mother, met while her father was serving on a Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She is the fourth of five children and grew up in Houston, Texas...

Gangster Squad ($46.0m); World War Z ($202.0m)

Tentative total: $248.0m

74. Ken Jeong

Actor | The Hangover

Ken Jeong is an American actor, comedian, and physician. He is known for his roles as Ben Chang on the critically acclaimed NBC/Yahoo! sitcom Community (2009) and gangster Leslie Chow in The Hangover (2009) Trilogy. He appeared in Michael Bay's Pain & Gain (2013), as Johnny Wu, a motivational ...

2011: #1 ($686.4m)

The Hangover Part III ($112.0m); Pain & Gain ($49.8m); Turbo ($83.0m)

Tentative total: $244.8m

75. Emma Stone

Actress | La La Land

Emily Jean "Emma" Stone was born in Scottsdale, Arizona, to Krista (Yeager), a homemaker, and Jeffrey Charles Stone, a contracting company founder and CEO. She is of Swedish, German, and British Isles descent. Stone began acting as a child as a member of the Valley Youth Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona...

2011: #26 ($310.0m)

Gangster Squad ($46.0m); The Croods ($187.0m)

Tentative total: $233.0m

76. Luis Guzmán

Actor | Traffic

Actor of Puerto Rican descent who gained fame making many memorable films in the 1980s and 1990s due to his villainous physical appearance. Guzmán born in August 28, 1956 in Cayey, Puerto Rico, but he raised in New York City's Greenwich Village, as well as the surrounding Lower East Side ...

We're the Millers ($150.0m); Turbo ($83.0m)

Tentative total: $233.0m

77. Paul Rudd

Actor | Ant-Man

Paul Stephen Rudd was born in Passaic, New Jersey. His parents, Michael and Gloria, both from Jewish families, were born in the London area, U.K. He has one sister, who is three years younger than he is. Paul traveled with his family during his early years, because of his father's airline job at ...

This Is The End ($101.0m); Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues ($127.0m)

Tentative total: $228.0m

78. David Warshofsky

Actor | Running Scared

David was born David Warner in Letterman Army Hospital on the Presidio of San Francisco, CA to MAJ Phillip Warner and Gerry Lee Godley. His grandfather, EJ Warshofsky had immigrated from Kiev, Russia in 1908. He changed his last name professionally back to the original, Warshofsky, in 1984 when he ...

Now You See Me ($118.0m); Captain Phillips ($107.0m)

Tentative total: $225.0m

79. Jonah Hill

Actor | 21 Jump Street

Jonah Hill was born and raised in Los Angeles, the son of Sharon Feldstein (née Chalkin), a fashion designer and costume stylist, and Richard Feldstein, a tour accountant for Guns N' Roses. He is the brother of music manager Jordan Feldstein and actress Beanie Feldstein. He graduated from ...

2012: #44, $301.0m

This Is the End ($101.0m); The Wolf of Wall Street ($117.0M)

Tentative total: $218.0m

80. Patrick Wilson

Actor | The Phantom of the Opera

Patrick Joseph Wilson was born in Norfolk, Virginia and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida, the son of Mary Kathryn (Burton), a voice teacher and professional singer, and John Franklin Wilson, a news anchor.

Wilson has a B.F.A. in Drama from Carnegie-Mellon University. His theater work has produced ...

The Conjuring ($137.0m); Insidious: Chapter 2 ($83.5m)

Tentative total: $220.5m

81. Jason Clarke

Actor | Zero Dark Thirty

Jason Clarke is an Australian actor, known for often being cast in antagonist roles in feature films. In 1969, Clarke was born in Winton, Queensland, a small town where the main industries are sheep and cattle raising. Winton was established as a township in 1879, but its main claim to fame are a ...

The Great Gatsby ($145.0m); White House Down ($72.1m)

Tentative total: $217.1m

82. Maya Rudolph

Actress | Bridesmaids

Maya Rudolph was born on July 27, 1972 in Gainesville, Florida, to Richard Rudolph, a music producer, and soul singer Minnie Riperton. Her mother was African-American and her father is Ashkenazi Jewish (from a family from Lithuania, Russia, Germany, and Hungary). In 1973, Maya, her parents, and her...

2011: #49 ($249.4m)

Grown Ups 2 ($134.0m); Turbo ($83.0m)

Tentative total: $217.0m

83. Max Martini

Actor | 13 Hours

Maximilian Carlo Martini was born in Woodstock, New York, to an Italian father and an American mother. He is a citizen of the United States, Canada, and Italy. His parents were involved in the arts and instilled in him an appreciation for all things creative. After moving around a bit as a child, ...

Pacific Rim ($102.0M); Captain Phillips ($107.0m)

Tentative total: $209.0m

84. Kathryn Hahn

Actress | Afternoon Delight

Kathryn Marie Hahn was born in Westchester, Illinois, but her family then moved to Cleveland, Ohio, where she spent most of her time growing up. She is of German, Irish, and English descent. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in theater from Northwestern University. She later attended Yale, ...

We're the Millers ($150.0m); The Secret Life of Walter Mitty ($58.2m)

Tentative total: $208.2m

85. Shaquille O'Neal

Actor | Steel

Shaquille O'Neal is regarded as one of the most dominant athletes and arguably the most gregarious personality in sports history. He wrote an autobiography (Shaq Talks Back), preserves an online presence for his fan base and produced a number of albums (Biological Didn't Bother, Shaq-Fu: Da Return,...

Grown Ups 2 ($134.0m); The Smurfs 2 ($70.9m)

Tentative total: $205.9m

86. Jeremy Renner

Actor | The Hurt Locker

Jeremy Lee Renner was born in Modesto, California, the son of Valerie (Tague) and Lee Renner, who managed a bowling alley. After a tumultuous yet happy childhood with his four younger siblings, Renner graduated from Beyer High School and attended Modesto Junior College. He explored several areas of...

Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters ($55.7m); American Hustle ($150.0m)

Tentative total: $205.7m

87. Marlon Wayans

Actor | White Chicks

Marlon Wayans was born on July 23, 1972 in New York City, New York, USA as Marlon L. Wayans. He is an actor and writer, known for White Chicks (2004), Little Man (2006) and G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009). He was previously married to Angelica Zachary.

A Haunted House ($40.0m); The Heat ($160.0m)

Tentative total: $200.0m

88. Maria Bello

Actress | A History of Violence

Maria Bello was born on 18 April, 1967 in Norristown, Pennsylvania, to Kathy, a nurse and teacher, and Joe Bello, a contractor. She is of Italian and Polish descent. Maria went to Villanova University, majoring in political science. She had every intention of becoming a lawyer, but she took an ...

Grown Ups 2 ($134.0m); Prisoners ($61.0m)

Tentative total: $195.0m

89. Hugh Jackman

Actor | Les Misérables

Hugh Michael Jackman is an Australian actor, singer, multi-instrumentalist, dancer and producer. Jackman has won international recognition for his roles in major films, notably as superhero, period, and romance characters. He is best known for his long-running role as Wolverine in the X-Men film ...

2012: #58, $252.0m

The Wolverine ($133.0m); Prisoners ($61.0m)

Tentative total: $194.0m

90. Neil Patrick Harris

Actor | How I Met Your Mother

Neil Patrick Harris was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on June 15, 1973. His parents, Sheila Gail (Scott) and Ronald Gene Harris, were lawyers and ran a restaurant. He grew up in Ruidoso, New Mexico, a small town 120 miles south of Albuquerque, where he first took up acting in the fourth grade. ...

2011: #55, $229.6m

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 ($120.0m); Smurfs 2 ($70.9)

Tentative total: $190.9m

91. Colin Farrell

Actor | The Lobster

Colin Farrell is one of Ireland's biggest stars in Hollywood and abroad. His film presence has been filled with memorable roles that range from an inwardly tortured hit man, to an adventurous explorer, a determined-but-failing writer, and the greatest military leader in history.

Farrell was born on ...

Epic ($107.0m); Saving Mr. Banks ($83.3m)

Tentative total: $190.3m

92. Tom Hanks

Producer | Cast Away

Thomas Jeffrey Hanks was born in Concord, California, to Janet Marylyn (Frager), a hospital worker, and Amos Mefford Hanks, an itinerant cook. His mother's family, originally surnamed "Fraga", was entirely Portuguese, while his father was of mostly English ancestry. Tom grew up in what he has ...

Captain Phillips ($107.0m); Saving Mr. Banks ($83.3m)

Tentative total: $190.3m

93. Jerry Ferrara

Actor | Entourage

Jerry Ferrara began studying theater in college, where he was inspired by a teacher to pursue a career in acting. An agent he met at a talent showcase encouraged him to move to Los Angeles, where he quickly landed his first role on The King of Queens (1998). Other television parts soon followed. ...

Last Vegas ($63.8m); Lone Survivor ($125.0M)

Tentative total: $188.8m

94. Famke Janssen

Actress | X-Men: The Last Stand

Famke was born in the Netherlands, where she began her professional career as a model. She later moved to the United States, where she has made her home since 1984. Initially settling in New York, she majored in writing and literature at Columbia University and studied acting with Harold Guskin. ...

Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters ($55.7m); The Wolverine ($133.0)

Tentative total: $188.7m

95. Dave Franco

Actor | Neighbors

David John Franco was born in Palo Alto, California, to Betsy Franco, an author, and Douglas Eugene "Doug" Franco, who ran a Silicon Valley business. He has two older brothers, actor James Franco and Tom Franco. His father was of Portuguese and Swedish descent, and his mother is Jewish. Dave made ...

Now You See Me ($117.0m); Warm Bodies ($66.4m)

Tentative total: $183.4m

96. Robert Patrick

Actor | Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Robert Hammond Patrick Jr. was born on November 5, 1958 in Marietta, Georgia, and raised in Columbus, Ohio, the eldest of five children. He attended the Bowling Green State University in Ohio, but dropped out after he took a drama course and became interested in acting. After leaving college, he ...

Gangster Squad ($46.0m); Identity Thief ($134.0m)

Tentative total: $180.0m

97. Byung-Hun Lee

Actor | Dalkomhan insaeng

Byung-hun Lee was born in 1970 in Seoul, South Korea, and grew up in a wealthy family, thanks to his father, who was a successful businessman. He never dreamed of pursuing acting until a friend of his mother's suggested it. He auditioned for the KBS television network in 1991 and was accepted. His ...

G.I. Joe: Retaliation ($123.0m); RED 2 ($53.2m)

Tentative total: $176.3m

98. Nick Swardson

Actor | Grandma's Boy

Nick Swardson was born on October 9, 1976 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Nicholas Swardson. He is an actor and writer, known for Grandma's Boy (2006), The Benchwarmers (2006) and Just Go with It (2011).

2011: #65 ($177.2m)

A Haunted House ($40.0m); Grown Ups 2 ($134.0m)

Tentative total: $174.0m

99. Chris Mulkey

Actor | Whiplash

Chris Mulkey grew up in the Midwest. The second of five children, son of Chris and Peg Mulkey, he spent his childhood swimming in lakes and camping. Attending high school in St. Paul at Cretin Military Academy, Chis then went on to the University of Minnesota. After majoring in acting at the U of M...

The Purge ($64.4m): Captain Phillips ($107.0m)

Tentative total: $171.4m

100. Ron Perlman

Actor | Hand of God

Ron Perlman is a classically-trained actor who has appeared in countless stage plays, feature films and television productions.

Ronald N. Perlman was born April 13, 1950 in Washington Heights, Manhattan, New York. His mother, Dorothy (Rosen), is retired from the City Clerk's Office. His father, ...

Pacific Rim ($102.0m); Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters ($68.6m)

Tentative total: $170.6m



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