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This data is comprised of nearly all estimated earnings generated by the movies an actor or actress star has made an appearance in over their lifetime in a cameo (including voice over) role.

Rank Actor/Actress Movies Total Box Office (World-wide) Average
10 Samuel L. Jackson 7 $1,207,330,517 $172,475,788

He has provided his voice to several animated films, television series and video games, including the roles of Lucius Best / Frozone in Pixar Animation Studios’ film The Incredibles (2004), Mace Windu in Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008), Afro Samurai in the anime television series Afro Samurai (2007), and Frank Tenpenny in the video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004).

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Jackson has achieved critical and commercial acclaim, surpassing Frank Welker as the actor with the highest-grossing film total of all time in October 2011, and he has received numerous accolades and awards.

Rank Actor/Actress Movies Total Box Office (World-wide) Average
9 Steven Spielberg 5 $1,217,938,080 $243,587,616

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Three of Spielberg’s films—Jaws, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, and Jurassic Park—achieved box office records, originated and came to epitomize the blockbuster film

Rank Actor/Actress Movies Total Box Office (World-wide) Average
8 M. Night Shyamalan 4 $1,341,325,453 $335,331,363

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Manoj “M. Night” Shyamalan is an Indian-American film director, screenwriter, producer, and occasional actor known for making movies with contemporary supernatural plots.

Rank Actor/Actress Movies Total Box Office (World-wide) Average
7 Thomas Roberts 1 $1,519,479,547 $1,519,479,547

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Thomas Albert Roberts is an Emmy Award-winning American television journalist who, since April 2010, has served as a news anchor for MSNBC, a cable-news channel.

Roberts is seen at the end of the Marvel film The Avengers speaking about the “extraterrestrial invasion” for MSNBC.

Rank Actor/Actress Movies Total Box Office (World-wide) Average
6 Jimmy Fallon 4 $1,684,763,477 $421,190,869

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Fallon began to pursue a movie career beginning in 2004. He had spurned most major roles due to lack of time and disinterest in the dozens of scripts he read.

Rank Actor/Actress Movies Total Box Office (World-wide) Average
5 Pat Kiernan 3 $1,768,233,384 $589,411,128

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Patrick Kiernan is a American-based Canadian television host, appearing as the morning news anchor of NY1 since 1997.

Kiernan has also hosted game shows and appeared in films and on television either as himself or as a reporter.

Rank Actor/Actress Movies Total Box Office (World-wide) Average
4 Jay Leno 25 $1,946,552,429 $77,862,097

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“Jay” Leno is an American comedian, actor and television host. After an uncredited appearance in the 1977 film Fun with Dick and Jane, he played more prominent roles in 1978 in American Hot Wax and Silver Bears.

Rank Actor/Actress Movies Total Box Office (World-wide) Average
3 Larry King 21 $2,115,956,669 $100,759,841

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“Larry King” is the twelfth episode of the third season of the American television comedy series 30 Rock, and the 48th overall episode of the series.

The episode originally aired on the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) in the United States on February 26, 2009. Salma Hayek, Ajay Naidu, Brian Stack, and Rip Torn guest star in “Larry King”, and there are cameo appearances by Larry King and Meredith Vieira.

Rank Actor/Actress Movies Total Box Office (World-wide) Average
2 John Ratzenberger 12 $4,960,710,115 $413,392,510

John Dezso Ratzenberger is an American actor, voice actor and entrepreneur.

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He is best known as Cliff Clavin in Cheers. He is also known for his extensive vocal work in Pixar Animation Studios’ films, notably Hamm in the Toy Story movies and Mack in the Cars movies.

Rank Actor/Actress Movies Total Box Office (World-wide) Average
1 Stan Lee 25 $16,021,424,878 $640,856,995

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Stan Lee is an American comic-book writer, media producer, television host, and actor.

Lee has had cameo appearances in many Marvel film and television projects.  A few of these appearances are self-aware and sometimes reference Lee’s involvement in the creation of certain characters.