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Top 100 Stars in Cameo Roles at the Domestic Box Office

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See also: Top Cameo Stars at the Worldwide Box Office

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation. The figures represent the total amount of domestic (US+Canada) revenue generated by all the movies a person has had a cameo role in over their lifetime. Roles in animated movies and other voice-only roles are included in the calculations in this chart.

A cameo is a small role performed by a well-known actor or director, often limited to a single scene, with the casting done specifically because of who they are, not because of their acting talents. Examples of cameos are Alfred Hitchcock's appearances in his films and Stan Lee's brief appearances in Marvel films. Note that small parts played by actors before they became famous are not cameos. Rather, they are either supporting roles or roles as an "extra."

  Name Movies Total Box Office Average
1 Stan Lee 36 $7,564,962,164 $210,137,838
2 John Ratzenberger 12 $2,159,280,560 $179,940,047
3 Larry King 21 $1,325,847,072 $63,135,575
4 Jay Leno 25 $1,193,267,736 $47,730,709
5 Pat Kiernan 3 $928,629,628 $309,543,209
6 Steven Spielberg 5 $685,015,762 $137,003,152
7 Jimmy Fallon 4 $666,408,175 $166,602,044
8 Samuel L. Jackson 7 $635,195,523 $90,742,218
9 Thomas Roberts 1 $623,279,547 $623,279,547
10 Mike Tyson 5 $599,198,787 $119,839,757
11 M. Night Shyamalan 4 $567,209,829 $141,802,457
12 Sigourney Weaver 4 $524,694,435 $131,173,609
13 Shaquille O'Neal 3 $482,163,863 $160,721,288
14 Burt Bacharach 3 $473,041,863 $157,680,621
15 Seth Rogen 2 $406,856,853 $203,428,427
16 Peter Jackson 4 $397,688,249 $99,422,062
17 John Landis 2 $384,085,523 $192,042,762
18 James Earl Jones 7 $383,663,083 $54,809,012
19 Ozzy Osbourne 3 $380,911,234 $126,970,411
20 Kevin Costner 5 $374,939,489 $74,987,898