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Abe Vigoda

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 16 films, with $806,763,382 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #4,006)
Best-known acting roles: Grandpa (Look Who's Talking), Salvadore "Sally" Tessio (The Godfather), Chief of the Waponis (Joe Versus the Volcano), Otis (Good Burger), Sal Tessio (The Godfather: Part II)
Born: February 24th, 1921
Died: January 26th, 2016

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting4$186,342,999$157,011,187$343,354,186
(Unclassified)12$329,724,140$133,685,056$463,409,196

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,403 $516,067,139
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 6,601-6,700) 6,696 $290,696,243
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,001-4,100) 4,006 $806,763,382

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


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All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
2/26/1999 Just the Ticket Arty  $427,957 $0 $427,957
7/25/1997 Good Burger Otis  $23,712,993 $0 $23,712,993
5/9/1997 Underworld Will Cassady  $5,000 $0 $5,000
10/11/1996 Love Is All There Is Rudy  $43,439 $0 $43,439
4/12/1995 Jury Duty Judge Powell  $16,941,552 $0 $16,941,552
7/22/1994 North Alaskan Grandpa  $6,583,223 $0 $6,583,223
2/25/1994 Sugar Hill Gus Molino  $18,272,447 $151,467 $18,423,914
12/25/1993 Batman: Mask of the Phantasm Salvatore 'Sal the Wheezer' Valestra  $5,617,391 $0 $5,617,391
3/9/1990 Joe Versus the Volcano Chief of the Waponis  $39,381,963 $0 $39,381,963
11/17/1989 Prancer Orel Benton  $16,115,398 $0 $16,115,398
10/13/1989 Look Who's Talking Grandpa  $140,088,813 $157,011,187 $297,100,000
4/15/1988 Plain Clothes Mr. Wiseman  $289,000 $0 $289,000
6/29/1984 Cannonball Run II Caesar  $28,100,000 $0 $28,100,000
6/9/1978 The Cheap Detective Sergeant Rizzuto  $28,221,552 $0 $28,221,552
12/11/1974 The Godfather: Part II Sal Tessio  $57,300,000 $0 $57,300,000
3/15/1972 The Godfather Salvadore "Sally" Tessio  $134,966,411 $133,533,589 $268,500,000
Movies: 16Totals:$516,067,139$290,696,243$806,763,382
  Averages:$32,254,196$18,168,515$50,422,711


Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
7/22/1994 North $3,036,050 1,481 $6,583,223 $6,583,223 100.0%
3/9/1990 Joe Versus the Volcano $9,252,232 1,802 $39,381,963 $39,381,963 100.0%
10/13/1989 Look Who's Talking $12,107,784 1,651 $140,088,813 $297,100,000 47.2%
4/15/1988 Plain Clothes $0 0 $289,000 $289,000 100.0%
Movies: 4Totals:  $186,342,999$343,354,186 
 Averages:$6,099,0171,234$46,585,750$85,838,54786.8%

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