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Ed Begley, Jr.

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 41 films, with $1,239,302,680 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #2,178)
Best-known acting roles: Ed Mulgrave (Ghostbusters), Robert (Pineapple Express), Altitude chamber instructor (An Officer and a Gentleman), Wasp Driver (CHiPS), Fred Stickley (Batman Forever)
Most productive collaborators: Seth Rogen, David Gordon Green, James Franco, Anna Faris, Gary Cole

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting10$477,556,992$318,091,899$795,648,891
Leading1$17,583,468$921,071$18,504,539
Inverviewee1$0$0$0
(Unclassified)29$400,131,408$25,017,842$425,149,250

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


Featured DVD Review: Lucky

January 1st, 2018

Lucky

Lucky is the directorial debut for John Carroll Lynch and the second last performance by its star, Harry Dean Stanton, who sadly passed away just before the film was released. Does the film celebrate the acting talents of Harry Dean Stanton? Does John Carroll Lynch show he’s got the talent to be a director in his first film? More...

Featured Blu-ray and DVD Review: Ghostbusters

October 23rd, 2016

Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters felt like a mistake from the very beginning. It is a remake of one the great comedies of all time. Then the first trailer came out and it was complete garbage. However, the international trailer was actually relatively good and the writer / director, Paul Feig, hadn’t made a bad movie since Unaccompanied Minors. Does this film live up to the original? If not, is it as good as the average Paul Feig movie? Or were the haters right on this one? More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
5/18/2018 Book Club Tom  $0 $0 $0
9/29/2017 Lucky Dr. Kneedler  $955,925 $118,168 $1,074,093
8/8/2017 Amelia 2.0   $0 $0 $0
3/24/2017 CHiPS Wasp Driver  $18,600,152 $4,590,545 $23,190,697
7/15/2016 Ghostbusters Ed Mulgrave  $128,350,574 $100,683,476 $229,034,050
9/30/2011 What's Your Number? Mr. Darling  $14,011,084 $16,152,701 $30,163,785
8/3/2011 Freedom Himself  $0 $0 $0
7/19/2011 Spirit Bear   $0 $0 $0
8/15/2008 Fly Me To the Moon Poopchev  $14,543,943 $28,986,338 $43,530,281
8/6/2008 Pineapple Express Robert  $87,341,380 $15,062,639 $102,404,019
11/17/2006 For Your Consideration Sandy Lane  $5,549,923 $0 $5,549,923
11/14/2006 Relative Strangers Mr. Manuree  $0 $0 $0
8/4/2006 Hair High Rev. Sidney Cheddar  $5,342 $0 $5,342
5/21/2004 Stateside Father Concoff  $174,318 $0 $174,318
4/16/2003 A Mighty Wind   $17,583,468 $921,071 $18,504,539
10/18/2002 Auto Focus Mel Rosen  $2,062,066 $641,755 $2,703,821
3/9/2001 Get Over It Frank Landers  $11,560,259 $8,300,000 $19,860,259
9/27/2000 Best in Show Hotel Manager  $18,621,249 $2,074,164 $20,695,413
6/16/1995 Batman Forever* Fred Stickley  $184,031,112 $152,498,032 $336,529,144
11/23/1994 The Pagemaster Alan Tyler  $12,039,526 $0 $12,039,526
6/3/1994 Renaissance Man Jack Markin  $24,172,899 $0 $24,172,899
5/18/1994 Even Cowgirls Get the Blues Rupert  $1,649,796 $0 $1,649,796
3/4/1994 Greedy Carl  $13,137,484 $0 $13,137,484
2/1/1991 Meet the Applegates Richard Applegate  $485,772 $0 $485,772
12/8/1989 She-Devil Bob  $15,351,421 $0 $15,351,421
1/1/1989 Scenes from the Class Struggle in Bev… Peter  $2,156,471 $0 $2,156,471
12/23/1988 The Accidental Tourist Charles  $32,632,000 $0 $32,632,000
9/18/1987 Amazon Women on the Moon Griffin  $548,696 $0 $548,696
11/8/1985 Transylvania 6-5000 Gil Tuner  $7,200,000 $0 $7,200,000
12/21/1984 Protocol Hassler  $26,300,000 $0 $26,300,000
6/1/1984 Streets of Fire Ben Gunn  $5,600,000 $0 $5,600,000
3/2/1984 This is Spinal Tap John "Stumpy" Pepys  $4,736,202 $0 $4,736,202
9/24/1982 Eating Raoul Hippie  $1,114,825 $0 $1,114,825
7/28/1982 An Officer and a Gentleman Altitude chamber instructor  $129,795,554 $0 $129,795,554
7/16/1982 Young Doctors in Love Lyle August  $30,688,860 $0 $30,688,860
4/2/1982 Cat People Joe Creigh  $7,000,000 $14,000,000 $21,000,000
12/11/1981 Buddy Buddy Lieutenant #1  $5,299,037 $0 $5,299,037
8/28/1981 Private Lessons Jack Travis  $18,064,851 $1,923 $18,066,774
6/15/1979 The In-Laws Barry Lutz, CIA Intelligence officer at Embassy in Tijada  $38,200,000 $0 $38,200,000
1/1/1979 The Concorde: Airport '79 Rescuer #1  $13,000,000 $0 $13,000,000
2/3/1978 The One and Only Arnold - The King  $2,707,679 $0 $2,707,679
Movies: 41Totals:$895,271,868$344,030,812$1,239,302,680
  Averages:$21,835,899$8,390,995$30,226,895

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
4/16/2003 A Mighty Wind $2,112,140 770 $17,583,468 $18,504,539 95.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $17,583,468$18,504,539 
 Averages:$2,112,140770$17,583,468$18,504,53995.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
5/18/2018 Book Club $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
9/29/2017 Lucky $43,293 111 $955,925 $1,074,093 89.0%
3/24/2017 CHiPS $7,722,802 2,464 $18,600,152 $23,190,697 80.2%
7/15/2016 Ghostbusters $46,018,755 3,963 $128,350,574 $229,034,050 56.0%
9/30/2011 What's Your Number? $5,421,669 3,011 $14,011,084 $30,163,785 46.5%
8/15/2008 Fly Me To the Moon $1,900,523 713 $14,543,943 $43,530,281 33.4%
8/6/2008 Pineapple Express $23,245,025 3,072 $87,341,380 $102,404,019 85.3%
11/17/2006 For Your Consideration $372,012 625 $5,549,923 $5,549,923 100.0%
6/16/1995 Batman Forever $52,784,433 2,893 $184,031,112 $336,529,144 54.7%
6/3/1994 Renaissance Man $5,557,590 1,788 $24,172,899 $24,172,899 100.0%
Movies: 10Totals:  $477,556,992$795,648,891 
 Averages:$14,306,6101,864$47,755,699$79,564,88971.7%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,244 $17,583,468
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,825 $477,556,992
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 922 $880,722,583
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,601-4,700) 4,603 $14,967,009
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,319 $418,323,218
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,089 $895,271,868
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 3,301-3,400) 3,361 $921,071
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 5,501-5,600) 5,532 $318,091,899
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 5,301-5,400) 5,370 $315,044,474
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 4,801-4,900) 4,869 $16,270,869
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 5,201-5,300) 5,236 $272,834,692
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 5,701-5,800) 5,708 $344,030,812
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,764 $18,504,539
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,301-3,400) 3,394 $795,648,891
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,928 $1,195,767,057
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 4,901-5,000) 5,000 $31,237,878
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,101-3,200) 3,117 $691,157,910
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,178 $1,239,302,680
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,490 $17,583,468
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,350 $921,071
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,839 $18,504,539
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,966 $17,583,468
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 3,001-3,100) 3,029 $921,071
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,450 $18,504,539
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,316 $17,583,468
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,052 $921,071
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,635 $18,504,539
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 701-800) 760 $17,583,468
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 981 $921,071
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 901 $18,504,539
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,171 $17,583,468
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,351 $921,071
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,292 $18,504,539
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 601-700) 667 $17,583,468
Top International Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 601-700) 613 $921,071
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 601-700) 691 $18,504,539


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