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Box Office Star Records > International > Lifetime Acting > Top International Cameo Stars

Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the International Box Office


See also: Top International Leading Stars - Top International Supporting Stars - Top International Live Action Stars - Top International Above the Line Stars - Top International Below the Line Stars - Top Domestic Cameo Stars - Top Worldwide Cameo Stars - Top International Stars

The figures represent the total amount of international revenue generated by all the movies a person has had a cameo role in over their lifetime.

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".

Roles in animated movies and other voice-only roles are included in the calculations in this chart.

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Stan Lee
Best known as an Executive Producer based on credits in that role in 43 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avengers: Age of Ultron ($949,212,854 in 2015), The Avengers ($896,200,000 in 2012), Iron Man 3 ($806,400,000 in 2013), Captain America: Civil War ($745,220,146 in 2016), Spider-Man 3 ($558,329,927 in 2007), Spider-Man: Homecoming ($545,460,628 in 2017), Thor: Ragnarok ($530,794,568 in 2017), The Amazing Spider-Man 2 ($506,142,403 in 2014), The Amazing Spider-Man ($495,859,604 in 2012), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 ($473,800,000 in 2017)

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John Ratzenberger
Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 34 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Finding Nemo ($555,900,000 in 2003), Finding Dory ($536,321,815 in 2016), Monsters University ($475,100,000 in 2013), Up ($438,459,213 in 2009), Cars 2 ($368,704,508 in 2011), The Incredibles ($353,285,660 in 2004), Kickin It Old Skool ($0 in 2007), She's Having a Baby ($0 in 1988)

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Pat Kiernan
Best known as a Cameo Actor based on credits in that role in 3 films.
Top films contributed to this record: The Avengers ($896,200,000 in 2012), Doctor Strange ($444,900,000 in 2016), The Interpreter ($90,045,676 in 2005)

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Complete List

Rank Name International
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Stan Lee $12,805,472,116 37 $346,093,841
2 John Ratzenberger $2,727,771,196 8 $340,971,400
3 Pat Kiernan $1,431,145,676 3 $477,048,559
4 Jimmy Fallon $1,019,667,870 4 $254,916,968
5 Thomas Roberts $896,200,000 1 $896,200,000
6 Larry King $790,109,597 21 $37,624,267
7 David Hasselhoff $782,945,286 6 $130,490,881
8 M. Night Shyamalan $774,115,624 4 $193,528,906
9 Peter Jackson $765,949,470 4 $191,487,368
10 Jay Leno $753,807,098 25 $30,152,284
11 Ester Dean $718,443,294 1 $718,443,294
12 Rebel Wilson $718,443,294 1 $718,443,294
13 Ethan Cohn $691,300,000 1 $691,300,000
14 Martin Campbell $677,055,283 2 $338,527,642
15 Jon Voight $650,390,710 2 $325,195,355
16 Anderson Cooper $627,405,781 3 $209,135,260
17 Paul McCartney $622,200,000 1 $622,200,000
18 John Cleese $616,991,754 1 $616,991,754
19 Jeff Gordon $605,538,188 3 $201,846,063
20 Samuel L. Jackson $574,896,953 7 $82,128,136
21 Mike Tyson $574,303,505 5 $114,860,701
22 Bruce Campbell $558,329,927 1 $558,329,927
23 Willem Dafoe $558,329,927 1 $558,329,927
24 Kevin Costner $551,800,000 5 $110,360,000
25 Wen Zhang $548,969,022 1 $548,969,022
26 Tin Kai man $548,969,022 1 $548,969,022
27 Chiu Chi-ling $548,969,022 1 $548,969,022
28 Tsui Hark $548,969,022 1 $548,969,022
29 Kris Wu $548,969,022 1 $548,969,022
30 Bai Ke $548,969,022 1 $548,969,022
31 Chris Evans $545,460,628 1 $545,460,628
32 Nancy Grace $541,767,968 2 $270,883,984
33 Soledad O'Brien $539,896,127 3 $179,965,376
34 Charlie Rose $537,997,469 2 $268,998,735
35 Vikram Gandhi $537,800,000 1 $537,800,000
36 Erika Erickson $537,800,000 1 $537,800,000
37 Kent Shocknek $537,800,000 1 $537,800,000
38 Andrew Sullivan $537,800,000 1 $537,800,000
39 Brooke Baldwin $537,800,000 1 $537,800,000
40 Tom Luginbill $537,800,000 1 $537,800,000
41 Neil deGrasse Tyson $537,800,000 1 $537,800,000
42 Dave Pasch $537,800,000 1 $537,800,000
43 Dana Bash $537,800,000 1 $537,800,000
44 Steven Spielberg $536,522,355 5 $107,304,471
45 Sigourney Weaver $536,321,815 4 $134,080,454
46 Conan O'Brien $525,453,105 5 $105,090,621
47 Miley Cyrus $509,691,621 4 $127,422,905
48 Seth Rogen $489,950,348 2 $244,975,174
49 Conrad Vernon $484,610,992 1 $484,610,992
50 Cody Cameron $484,610,992 1 $484,610,992
51 Christopher Knights $484,610,992 1 $484,610,992
52 Jeff Goldblum $480,970,601 2 $240,485,301
53 Rob Zombie $473,800,000 2 $236,900,000
54 Pete Docter $438,459,213 1 $438,459,213
55 John Landis $421,586,185 2 $210,793,093
56 Martha Stewart $416,877,715 3 $138,959,238
57 Marc McClure $402,584,215 1 $402,584,215
58 Quentin Tarantino $401,448,982 5 $80,289,796
59 Shaquille O'Neal $401,299,953 3 $133,766,651
60 Adam del Rio $396,287,998 1 $396,287,998
61 KaDee Strickland $387,300,000 2 $193,650,000
62 Joanie Lee $387,300,000 1 $387,300,000
63 Mickie McGowan $370,309,596 2 $185,154,798
64 Sig Hansen $368,704,508 1 $368,704,508
65 Lewis Hamilton $368,704,508 1 $368,704,508
66 Sven-Ole Thorsen $356,354,145 3 $118,784,715
67 Dick Cavett $349,699,499 1 $349,699,499
68 Kurt Russell $349,699,499 2 $174,849,750
69 Clive Russell $348,815,025 1 $348,815,025
70 Tom Hanks $343,936,008 2 $171,968,004
71 Norah Jones $337,350,887 1 $337,350,887
72 Sam Jones $337,350,887 1 $337,350,887
73 Tom Skerritt $337,350,887 1 $337,350,887
74 Emma Thompson $329,139,674 1 $329,139,674
75 Katie Couric $323,987,092 2 $161,993,546
76 Sherry Lynn $311,889,200 2 $155,944,600
77 Bill O'Reilly $308,723,084 2 $154,361,542
78 Elon Musk $308,723,058 1 $308,723,058
79 Christiane Amanpour $308,723,058 1 $308,723,058
80 Larry Ellison $308,723,058 1 $308,723,058
81 Adam DJ AM Goldstein $308,723,058 1 $308,723,058
82 Neymar $300,216,520 1 $300,216,520
83 Debbie Reynolds $291,985,908 3 $97,328,636
84 Jimmy Kimmel $287,379,467 3 $95,793,156
85 Bill Murray $282,802,984 5 $56,560,597
86 Jon Favreau $280,429,343 2 $140,214,672
87 Nancy O'Dell $277,529,739 1 $277,529,739
88 Peter Graves $275,593,459 2 $137,796,730
89 Erin Burnett $275,189,728 2 $137,594,864
90 Madonna $271,000,000 1 $271,000,000
91 Dany Cushmaro $270,335,000 1 $270,335,000
92 Anna Botting $270,335,000 1 $270,335,000
93 Jane Hill $270,335,000 1 $270,335,000
94 Jerry Weintraub $267,311,379 1 $267,311,379
95 Henry Silva $267,311,379 1 $267,311,379
96 Steven Soderbergh $267,311,379 1 $267,311,379
97 Topher Grace $267,311,379 2 $133,655,690
98 Joshua Jackson $267,311,379 1 $267,311,379
99 Joe Morton $264,322,774 2 $132,161,387
100 Savannah Guthrie $263,600,000 1 $263,600,000

The International Market is defined as all territories excluding the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Guam.

This table is updated daily to reflect the latest studio reports.

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

Image attributions

Stan Lee: By Edward Liu (Stan "The Man" Lee) [CC-BY-SA-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

John Ratzenberger: Mary Hanley of the Rhode Island International Film Festival [GFDL or CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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