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Gwen Verdon

Best known as an Actress based on credits in that role in 8 films, with $179,852,015 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #17,782)
Best-known acting roles: Bess McCarthy (Cocoon), Tish Dwyer (The Cotton Club), Ruth (Marvin's Room), Bess (Cocoon: The Return), Lenora Castonmeyer (Creepshow)
Most productive collaborators: Hume Cronyn, Don Ameche, Ron Howard, Wilford Brimley, David Brown

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLead Ensemble Member1$76,257,348$0$76,257,348
Supporting1$12,803,305$0$12,803,305
(Unclassified)6$90,791,362$0$90,791,362

Career Trend

This graph shows Gwen Verdon’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


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/20/1996 Marvin's Room Ruth  $12,803,305 $0 $12,803,305
12/25/1990 Alice Alice's Mother  $7,331,647 $0 $7,331,647
11/23/1988 Cocoon: The Return Bess  $18,924,919 $0 $18,924,919
8/7/1987 Nadine Vera  $5,669,831 $0 $5,669,831
6/21/1985 Cocoon Bess McCarthy  $76,257,348 $0 $76,257,348
12/14/1984 The Cotton Club Tish Dwyer  $25,928,721 $0 $25,928,721
11/10/1982 Creepshow Lenora Castonmeyer  $20,036,244 $0 $20,036,244
1/1/1978 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Our Guests at Heartland  $12,900,000 $0 $12,900,000
Movies: 8Totals:$179,852,015$0$179,852,015
  Averages:$22,481,502$0$22,481,502

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
6/21/1985 Cocoon $7,936,427 1,163 $76,257,348 $76,257,348 100.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $76,257,348$76,257,348 
 Averages:$7,936,4271,163$76,257,348$76,257,348100.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/20/1996 Marvin's Room $59,739 1,158 $12,803,305 $12,803,305 100.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $12,803,305$12,803,305 
 Averages:$59,7391,158$12,803,305$12,803,305100.0%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,294 $76,257,348
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 41,101-41,200) 41,139 $12,803,305
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 8,001-8,100) 8,079 $179,852,015
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,892 $76,257,348
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 38,401-38,500) 38,438 $12,803,305
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 8,901-9,000) 8,926 $179,852,015
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,781 $76,257,348
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 44,201-44,300) 44,292 $12,803,305
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 16,401-16,500) 16,429 $179,852,015
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 3,801-3,900) 3,846 $76,257,348
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 40,801-40,900) 40,838 $12,803,305
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 17,701-17,800) 17,782 $179,852,015
Highest Grossing Stars of 1985 at the Domestic Box Office 56 94
Highest Grossing Stars of 1986 at the Domestic Box Office 62 94
Highest Grossing Stars of 1987 at the Domestic Box Office 63 94
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 301-400) 371 $76,257,348
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 501-600) 543 $76,257,348
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,049 $76,257,348
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,510 $76,257,348
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 208 $76,257,348
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 293 $76,257,348
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 501-600) 580 $76,257,348
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 701-800) 771 $76,257,348
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 601-700) 654 $76,257,348
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 801-900) 864 $76,257,348
Top Domestic Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 201-300) 288 $76,257,348
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 301-400) 368 $76,257,348


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