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Jessica Tandy

Best known as an Actress based on credits in that role in 17 films, with $481,730,873 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #7,389)
Best-known acting roles: Daisy Werthan (Driving Miss Daisy), Ninny Threadgoode (Fried Green Tomatoes), Alma Finley (Cocoon), Miss Beryl (Nobody's Fool), Faye (*batteries not included)
Most productive collaborators: Morgan Freeman, Bruce Beresford, Lili Fini Zanuck, Dan Aykroyd, David Brown

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading3$139,790,086$0$139,790,086
Supporting2$29,360,794$0$29,360,794
Lead Ensemble Member1$76,257,348$0$76,257,348
(Unclassified)11$236,322,645$0$236,322,645

Career Trend

This graph shows Jessica Tandy’s score on our annual analysis of leading stars at the box office. The Star Score represents points assigned to each of the leading stars of the top 100 movies (based on box office) in the current year and two preceding years. For appearing in the number one movie in a year a star gets 100 points, the number two movie 99 points and so on..

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 701-800) 712 $216,047,434
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,601-2,700) 2,696 $481,730,873
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,137 $216,047,434
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 7,301-7,400) 7,389 $481,730,873

See the Acting Credits tab for all Acting Box Office Records and the Technical Credits tab for all Technical Box Office Records.


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/23/1994 Nobody\'s Fool Miss Beryl  $39,453,238 $0 $39,453,238
11/25/1994 Camilla Camilla Cara  $250,993 $0 $250,993
12/16/1992 Used People Freida  $17,957,265 $0 $17,957,265
12/27/1991 Fried Green Tomatoes Ninny Threadgoode  $81,204,830 $0 $81,204,830
12/13/1989 Driving Miss Daisy Daisy Werthan  $106,593,296 $0 $106,593,296
11/23/1988 Cocoon: The Return Alma Finley  $18,924,919 $0 $18,924,919
1/1/1988 The House on Carroll Street Miss Venable  $459,824 $0 $459,824
12/18/1987 *batteries not included Faye   $32,945,797 $0 $32,945,797
6/21/1985 Cocoon Alma Finley  $76,257,348 $0 $76,257,348
7/20/1984 The Bostonians Miss Birdseye  $312,566 $0 $312,566
12/17/1982 Best Friends Eleanor McCullen  $36,670,556 $0 $36,670,556
11/19/1982 Still of the Night Grace Rice  $3,017,965 $0 $3,017,965
7/23/1982 The World According to Garp Mrs. Fields  $30,207,324 $0 $30,207,324
8/21/1981 Honky Tonk Freeway Carol  $939,423 $0 $939,423
3/28/1963 The Birds Lydia Brenner  $11,403,529 $0 $11,403,529
1/1/1947 Forever Amber Nan Britton  $16,000,000 $0 $16,000,000
1/1/1945 The Valley of Decision Louise Kane  $9,132,000 $0 $9,132,000
Movies: 17Totals:$481,730,873$0$481,730,873
  Averages:$28,337,110$0$28,337,110

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
11/25/1994 Camilla $0 14 $250,993 $250,993 100.0%
12/13/1989 Driving Miss Daisy $0 1,668 $106,593,296 $106,593,296 100.0%
12/18/1987 *batteries not included $3,326,530 1,367 $32,945,797 $32,945,797 100.0%
6/21/1985 Cocoon $7,936,427 1,163 $76,257,348 $76,257,348 100.0%
Movies: 4Totals:  $216,047,434$216,047,434 
 Averages:$2,815,7391,053$54,011,859$54,011,859100.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/16/1992 Used People $0 915 $17,957,265 $17,957,265 100.0%
3/28/1963 The Birds $0 0 $11,403,529 $11,403,529 100.0%
Movies: 2Totals:  $29,360,794$29,360,794 
 Averages:$0458$14,680,397$14,680,397100.0%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 701-800) 712 $216,047,434
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 34,801-34,900) 34,875 $29,360,794
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,314 $481,730,873
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,602 $227,199,970
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,601-2,700) 2,696 $481,730,873
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,137 $216,047,434
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 39,801-39,900) 39,816 $29,360,794
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 6,401-6,500) 6,494 $481,730,873
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 2,601-2,700) 2,623 $227,199,970
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 7,301-7,400) 7,389 $481,730,873
Highest Grossing Stars of 1985 at the Domestic Box Office 55 94
Highest Grossing Stars of 1986 at the Domestic Box Office 61 94
Highest Grossing Stars of 1987 at the Domestic Box Office 33 159
Highest Grossing Stars of 1988 at the Domestic Box Office 95 65
Highest Grossing Stars of 1989 at the Domestic Box Office 30 157
Highest Grossing Stars of 1990 at the Domestic Box Office 70 92
Highest Grossing Stars of 1991 at the Domestic Box Office 70 92
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,287 $33,196,790
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 301-400) 389 $76,257,348
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies 10 $106,593,296
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,587 $33,196,790
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 501-600) 558 $76,257,348
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies 23 $106,593,296
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 501-600) 536 $216,047,434
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 801-900) 892 $216,047,434
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,524 $250,993
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 155 $109,203,145
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 143 $106,593,296
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 3,001-3,100) 3,085 $250,993
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 261 $109,203,145
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 273 $106,593,296
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 501-600) 588 $76,508,341
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 601-700) 626 $32,945,797
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 101-200) 200 $106,593,296
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 701-800) 782 $76,508,341
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 701-800) 748 $32,945,797
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 301-400) 319 $106,593,296
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 601-700) 681 $76,257,348
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 301-400) 364 $139,539,093
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 904 $76,257,348
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 501-600) 552 $139,539,093
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 201-300) 291 $106,593,296
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 401-500) 441 $32,945,797
Top Domestic Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 201-300) 298 $76,257,348
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 401-500) 423 $106,593,296
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 401-500) 476 $32,945,797
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 301-400) 383 $76,257,348


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