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Lynn Whitfield

Best known as a Supporting Actress based on credits in that role in 4 films, with $209,849,087 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #14,837)
Best-known acting roles: Dr. Sweikert (Stepmom), Debra Lassiter (Head of State), Glenda Hill (The Women), Roz Batiste (Eve's Bayou), Grace (Kings of the Evening)
Most productive collaborators: Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon, Chris Columbus, Wendy Finerman, Ed Harris

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting4$118,039,737$91,809,350$209,849,087
Lead Ensemble Member3$14,843,425$80,805$14,924,230
Leading1$98,926$0$98,926
(Unclassified)2$66,669,494$495,537$67,165,031

Career Trend

This graph shows Lynn Whitfield’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
2/12/2016 Prayer Never Fails Loral Hess  $0 $0 $0
12/5/2014 Lap Dance Mama Pearl  $0 $0 $0
6/1/2012 Battlefield America   $0 $80,805 $80,805
2/14/2012 All Things Fall Apart Bee  $0 $0 $0
1/1/2010 Kings of the Evening Grace  $98,926 $0 $98,926
9/12/2008 The Women Glenda Hill  $26,902,075 $23,201,733 $50,103,808
3/28/2003 Head of State Debra Lassiter  $37,788,228 $495,537 $38,283,765
12/25/1998 Stepmom Dr. Sweikert  $91,137,662 $68,607,617 $159,745,279
11/7/1997 Eve's Bayou Roz Batiste  $14,843,425 $0 $14,843,425
8/12/1994 In the Army Now Sgt. Ladd  $28,881,266 $0 $28,881,266
Movies: 10Totals:$199,651,582$92,385,692$292,037,274
  Averages:$19,965,158$9,238,569$29,203,727

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
2/12/2016 Prayer Never Fails $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
6/1/2012 Battlefield America $0 0 $0 $80,805 0.0%
1/1/2010 Kings of the Evening $802 5 $98,926 $98,926 100.0%
11/7/1997 Eve's Bayou $3,287,846 672 $14,843,425 $14,843,425 100.0%
Movies: 4Totals:  $14,942,351$15,023,156 
 Averages:$822,162169$3,735,588$3,755,78966.7%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/5/2014 Lap Dance $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
2/14/2012 All Things Fall Apart $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
9/12/2008 The Women $10,155,121 2,995 $26,902,075 $50,103,808 53.7%
12/25/1998 Stepmom $19,142,440 2,749 $91,137,662 $159,745,279 57.1%
Movies: 4Totals:  $118,039,737$209,849,087 
 Averages:$7,324,3901,436$29,509,934$52,462,27255.4%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,345 $14,942,351
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 12,401-12,500) 12,479 $118,039,737
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 7,101-7,200) 7,195 $199,651,582
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,601-4,700) 4,646 $14,942,351
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 14,001-14,100) 14,098 $91,137,662
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 7,901-8,000) 7,978 $199,651,582
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 4,001-4,100) 4,064 $80,805
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 17,001-17,100) 17,073 $91,809,350
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 16,701-16,800) 16,758 $92,385,692
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 9,401-9,500) 9,427 $80,805
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 18,301-18,400) 18,365 $68,607,617
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 18,201-18,300) 18,266 $92,385,692
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,901-3,000) 2,931 $15,023,156
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 14,801-14,900) 14,837 $209,849,087
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 11,101-11,200) 11,104 $292,037,274
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 5,901-6,000) 5,936 $15,023,156
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 16,701-16,800) 16,798 $159,745,279
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 12,201-12,300) 12,258 $292,037,274
Highest Grossing Stars of 1997 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 183 7
Highest Grossing Stars of 1998 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 212 7
Highest Grossing Stars of 1999 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 218 7
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,567 $14,942,351
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,901-3,000) 2,937 $80,805
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,936 $15,023,156
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,070 $14,942,351
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 3,701-3,800) 3,722 $80,805
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,601-2,700) 2,607 $15,023,156
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 401-500) 445 $14,942,351
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,570 $80,805
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 3,401-3,500) 3,423 $80,805
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 601-700) 602 $14,942,351
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 601-700) 685 $14,942,351
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,656 $80,805
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 943 $15,023,156
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,106 $14,843,425
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,164 $98,926
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,513 $80,805
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,884 $80,805
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,354 $14,843,425
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,215 $98,926


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