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Harry Shearer

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 38 films, with $2,449,031,478 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #805)
Best-known acting roles: Scratchy/Mr. Burns/Rev. Lovejoy/Ned Flanders/President Schwarzenegger/Smithers (The Simpsons Movie), Dog Announcer (Chicken Little), Charles Caiman (Godzilla), Mike Michaelson (The Truman Show), Jonathan P.E. Rice (My Best Friend's Wedding)
Most productive collaborators: Dan Castellaneta, David Silverman, Julie Kavner, James L. Brooks, Nancy Cartwright

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting12$916,524,207$1,126,306,279$2,042,830,486
Leading3$41,932,073$13,401,600$55,333,673
Cameo2$47,970,661$0$47,970,661
Inverviewee1$0$0$0
(Unclassified)20$276,342,526$26,554,132$302,896,658

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/22/2017 Father Figures Gene  $17,343,953 $3,100,000 $20,443,953
3/3/2017 The Last Laugh Himself  $0 $0 $0
2/19/2008 Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project Himself  $0 $0 $0
7/27/2007 The Simpsons Movie Scratchy/Mr. Burns/Rev. Lovejoy/Ned Flanders/President Schwarzenegger/Smithers  $183,135,014 $343,936,008 $527,071,022
2/2/2007 Fired! Himself  $5,661 $0 $5,661
11/17/2006 For Your Consideration Victor Allan Miller  $5,549,923 $0 $5,549,923
11/4/2005 Chicken Little Dog Announcer  $135,386,665 $174,657,158 $310,043,823
5/23/2003 Gigantic: A Tale of Two Johns Himself  $160,621 $0 $160,621
4/16/2003 A Mighty Wind Alan Burrows  $17,583,468 $921,071 $18,504,539
3/29/2002 Teddy Bears' Picnic Joey Lavin  $28,043 $0 $28,043
3/2/2001 Haunted Castle Mr. D/Mephisto  $13,651,656 $19,211,870 $32,863,526
3/3/2000 Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai Voice of Scratchy  $3,330,230 $7,342,262 $10,672,492
8/4/1999 Dick G. Gordon Liddy  $6,276,869 $0 $6,276,869
3/26/1999 EDtv Moderator  $22,508,689 $12,811,000 $35,319,689
7/10/1998 Small Soldiers Punch-It  $55,143,823 $16,600,000 $71,743,823
6/5/1998 The Truman Show Mike Michaelson  $125,618,201 $138,500,000 $264,118,201
5/29/1998 Almost Heroes Narrator  $6,175,688 $0 $6,175,688
5/19/1998 Godzilla Charles Caiman  $136,314,294 $239,685,706 $376,000,000
7/11/1997 Thrill Ride: The Science of Fun Narrator  $18,798,682 $12,480,529 $31,279,211
6/20/1997 My Best Friend's Wedding Jonathan P.E. Rice  $126,813,153 $172,110,266 $298,923,419
12/16/1994 Speechless Chuck  $20,564,705 $0 $20,564,705
10/14/1994 Little Giants Announcer Littbarski  $19,306,362 $0 $19,306,362
2/4/1994 I'll Do Anything Audience Research Captain  $10,209,111 $0 $10,209,111
12/10/1993 Wayne's World 2 Handsome Dan  $47,965,000 $0 $47,965,000
7/1/1992 A League of Their Own Newsreel announcer  $107,533,925 $24,906,141 $132,440,066
9/20/1991 The Fisher King Sitcom Actor Ben Starr  $41,798,224 $0 $41,798,224
8/9/1991 Pure Luck Monosoff  $22,641,969 $0 $22,641,969
4/26/1991 Oscar Guido Finucci  $23,562,716 $0 $23,562,716
1/1/1991 Blood and Concrete Sammy Rhodes  $8,000 $0 $8,000
12/9/1988 My Stepmother Is an Alien Carl Sagan  $13,854,000 $0 $13,854,000
4/15/1988 Plain Clothes Simon Feck  $289,000 $0 $289,000
6/24/1987 Spaceballs News Broadcaster  $38,119,483 $0 $38,119,483
3/2/1984 This is Spinal Tap Derek Smalls (Bass, Vocals)  $4,736,202 $0 $4,736,202
10/21/1983 The Right Stuff NASA Recruiter  $21,500,000 $0 $21,500,000
10/3/1980 One Trick Pony Bernie Wepner  $843,215 $0 $843,215
11/2/1979 The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh Murray Sports  $12,922 $0 $12,922
3/2/1979 Real Life Pete  $0 $0 $0
9/16/1953 The Robe David  $36,000,000 $0 $36,000,000
Movies: 38Totals:$1,282,769,467$1,166,262,011$2,449,031,478
  Averages:$33,757,091$30,691,106$64,448,197

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
11/17/2006 For Your Consideration $372,012 625 $5,549,923 $5,549,923 100.0%
4/16/2003 A Mighty Wind $2,112,140 770 $17,583,468 $18,504,539 95.0%
7/11/1997 Thrill Ride: The Science of Fun $56,951 23 $18,798,682 $31,279,211 60.1%
Movies: 3Totals:  $41,932,073$55,333,673 
 Averages:$847,034473$13,977,358$18,444,55885.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/22/2017 Father Figures $3,287,451 2,902 $17,343,953 $20,443,953 84.8%
7/27/2007 The Simpsons Movie $74,036,787 3,926 $183,135,014 $527,071,022 34.7%
11/4/2005 Chicken Little $40,049,778 3,658 $135,386,665 $310,043,823 43.7%
5/23/2003 Gigantic: A Tale of Two Johns $5,116 5 $160,621 $160,621 100.0%
8/4/1999 Dick $2,210,267 1,522 $6,276,869 $6,276,869 100.0%
3/26/1999 EDtv $8,311,290 2,631 $22,508,689 $35,319,689 63.7%
7/10/1998 Small Soldiers $14,047,592 2,613 $55,143,823 $71,743,823 76.9%
6/5/1998 The Truman Show $31,542,121 2,911 $125,618,201 $264,118,201 47.6%
5/19/1998 Godzilla $44,047,541 3,310 $136,314,294 $376,000,000 36.3%
6/20/1997 My Best Friend's Wedding $21,678,377 2,376 $126,813,153 $298,923,419 42.4%
7/1/1992 A League of Their Own $13,739,456 2,084 $107,533,925 $132,440,066 81.2%
4/15/1988 Plain Clothes $0 0 $289,000 $289,000 100.0%
Movies: 12Totals:  $916,524,207$2,042,830,486 
 Averages:$21,079,6482,328$76,377,017$170,235,87467.6%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,728 $41,932,073
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 554 $916,524,207
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,016 $828,480,622
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,395 $261,899,659
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 487 $654,174,927
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 701-800) 715 $47,970,661
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 597 $1,282,769,467
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,276 $13,401,600
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 701-800) 746 $1,126,306,279
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,152 $618,588,316
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,340 $363,636,008
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 927 $762,670,271
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,005 $1,166,262,011
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,003 $55,333,673
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 601-700) 667 $2,042,830,486
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,438 $1,447,068,938
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,344 $625,535,667
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 601-700) 613 $1,416,845,198
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 920 $47,970,661
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 801-900) 805 $2,449,031,478
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,384 $23,133,391
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 101-200) 197 $18,798,682
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,313 $921,071
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 101-200) 199 $12,480,529
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,696 $24,054,462
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 201-300) 213 $31,279,211
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,468 $41,932,073
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,979 $13,401,600
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,724 $55,333,673
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,204 $23,133,391
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Factual Movies 35 $18,798,682
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,011 $921,071
Top International Leading Stars for Factual Movies 31 $12,480,529
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,488 $24,054,462
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Factual Movies 36 $31,279,211
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 601-700) 680 $23,133,391
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Documentary Movies 8 $18,798,682
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 966 $921,071
Top International Leading Stars for Documentary Movies 5 $12,480,529
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 801-900) 805 $24,054,462
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Documentary Movies 6 $31,279,211
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,083 $23,133,391
Top Domestic Leading Stars for G Movies (Rank 101-200) 147 $18,798,682
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,321 $921,071
Top International Leading Stars for G Movies (Rank 101-200) 120 $12,480,529
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,213 $24,054,462
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for G Movies (Rank 101-200) 145 $31,279,211
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 601-700) 647 $17,583,468
Top International Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 501-600) 596 $921,071
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 601-700) 674 $18,504,539


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