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Fred Willard

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 45 films, with $2,215,030,237 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #962)
Best-known acting roles: Shelby Forthright/BnL CEO (WALL-E), Melvin - Alien Dad (Chicken Little), Mission Commander (Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me), Harold Flaherty (American Wedding), Secretary of the Interior (Planes: Fire and Rescue)
Most productive collaborators: Ben Burtt, Andrew Stanton, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin, Jim Reardon

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting15$979,527,601$839,487,649$1,819,015,250
Lead Ensemble Member1$16,757$0$16,757
Cameo1$5,661$0$5,661
(Unclassified)28$317,564,939$78,427,630$395,992,569

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


2016 Preview: January

January 1st, 2016

Kung Fu Panda 3

2016 will begin the same way 2015 ended, with Star Wars: The Force Awakens on top. In fact, three of the five films that have the best shot at box office success in January are The Force Awakens, The Hateful Eight, and The Revenant, all of which opened in December. There are two true January releases that could also do really well, for this time of year: Ride Along 2 and Kung Fu Panda 3. The rest of the releases are just hoping to become midlevel hits. Last January, American Sniper dominated earning more than $300 million. Its success could prevent 2016 from being ahead in the year-over-year comparison by the end of the month, but this year does have better depth. More...

Featured DVD Review: Dealin' with Idiots

November 10th, 2013

Jeff Garlin directorial debut was I Want Someone To Eat Cheese With, which earned very good reviews, even if it struggled to find an audience in theaters. He followed that film with Dealin' with Idiots, which sadly didn't live up to the first film either critically or fiscally. Was it unfairly attacked? Or is it much worse than his directorial debut? More...

Featured TV on DVD Review: Modern Family: Season Four

October 12th, 2013

Recently, Modern Family won its fourth Outstanding Comedy Series at the Prime Time Emmys. This puts it just one behind Frasier for the all-time lead in that category. It has three Emmys for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series, putting it one behind M*A*S*H* in that category. It "only" has two nominations for Emmys for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series, but it won both times. It has also earned nearly two dozen nominations for various acting categories, including five wins. It is easily the most acclaimed comedy series on TV at the moment, and despite being on the air for just four season so far, it is one of the most acclaimed comedy series of all time. This creates incredibly high expectations. Is it possible to live up to these expectations? Or will the show start to disappoint? More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
9/2/2016 Max Rose Dr. Clark  $66,880 $0 $66,880
1/29/2016 Fifty Shades of Black Gary  $11,686,940 $9,465,379 $21,152,319
3/10/2015 Russell Madness   $0 $43,288 $43,288
7/18/2014 Planes: Fire and Rescue Secretary of the Interior  $59,157,732 $97,241,912 $156,399,644
7/12/2013 Dealin' with Idiots Marty  $16,757 $0 $16,757
12/18/2012 Fred & Vinnie   $0 $0 $0
7/6/2012 The Magic of Belle Isle Al Kaiser  $102,388 $23,029 $125,417
9/10/2010 Expecting Mary Jerry Zee  $28,700 $0 $28,700
1/8/2010 Youth in Revolt   $15,285,588 $4,400,000 $19,685,588
7/11/2008 Harold Dr. Pratt  $13,229 $0 $13,229
6/27/2008 WALL-E Shelby Forthright/BnL CEO  $223,808,164 $308,699,861 $532,508,025
2/12/2008 I Could Never Be Your Woman Marty  $0 $592,663 $592,663
11/9/2007 I'll Believe You Mr. Fratus  $12,010 $0 $12,010
9/14/2007 Ira and Abby Michael Willoughby  $221,096 $0 $221,096
4/6/2007 Fighting Words Longfellow  $35,688 $0 $35,688
3/13/2007 Lovewrecked Ben Taylor  $0 $0 $0
2/2/2007 Fired! Himself  $5,661 $0 $5,661
1/26/2007 Epic Movie Aslo  $39,739,367 $47,119,211 $86,858,578
11/17/2006 For Your Consideration Chuck Porter  $5,549,923 $0 $5,549,923
7/21/2006 Monster House DJ's dad  $73,661,010 $67,606,360 $141,267,370
4/28/2006 Killer Diller Ned  $20,795 $0 $20,795
3/17/2006 Church Ball Bishop Linderman  $464,991 $0 $464,991
2/17/2006 Date Movie Mr. Fonckyerdoder  $48,548,426 $36,597,739 $85,146,165
11/4/2005 Chicken Little Melvin - Alien Dad  $135,386,665 $174,657,158 $310,043,823
7/29/2005 The Aristocrats Himself  $6,377,461 $325,143 $6,702,604
7/30/2004 Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle Dr. Woodruff  $18,225,165 $0 $18,225,165
7/9/2004 Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Ed Harken  $84,136,909 $5,339,356 $89,476,265
8/1/2003 American Wedding Harold Flaherty  $104,354,205 $22,070,910 $126,425,115
4/16/2003 A Mighty Wind Mike LaFontaine  $17,583,468 $921,071 $18,504,539
3/29/2002 Teddy Bears' Picnic Senator Roger Dickey  $28,043 $0 $28,043
12/21/2001 How High Carl Huntley  $31,155,435 $66,960 $31,222,395
1/26/2001 The Wedding Planner Basil St. Mosely  $60,400,856 $34,327,673 $94,728,529
9/27/2000 Best in Show Buck Laughlin  $18,621,249 $2,074,164 $20,695,413
6/10/1999 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Mission Commander  $206,040,085 $106,343,402 $312,383,487
4/30/1999 Idle Hands Dad  $4,023,741 $0 $4,023,741
9/16/1998 Permanent Midnight Craig Ziffer  $1,171,001 $0 $1,171,001
1/31/1997 Waiting for Guffman Ron Albertson  $2,922,988 $0 $2,922,988
6/19/1987 Roxanne Mayor Deebs  $39,148,164 $0 $39,148,164
4/19/1985 Moving Violations Terrence 'Doc' Williams  $10,600,000 $0 $10,600,000
3/2/1984 This is Spinal Tap Lt. Hookstratten  $4,736,202 $0 $4,736,202
4/23/1982 National Lampoon's Movie Madness President Fogerty ("Success Wanters")  $0 $0 $0
12/25/1980 First Family Presidential Assistant Feebleman  $15,198,912 $0 $15,198,912
1/1/1980 How to Beat the High Co$t of Living Robert  $7,500,000 $0 $7,500,000
8/10/1979 Americathon Vincent Vanderhoff  $0 $0 $0
12/3/1976 Silver Streak Jerry Jarvis  $51,079,064 $0 $51,079,064
Movies: 45Totals:$1,297,114,958$917,915,279$2,215,030,237
  Averages:$28,824,777$20,398,117$49,222,894

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
7/12/2013 Dealin' with Idiots $0 2 $16,757 $16,757 100.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $16,757$16,757 
 Averages:$02$16,757$16,757100.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/2/2016 Max Rose $4,000 42 $66,880 $66,880 100.0%
1/29/2016 Fifty Shades of Black $5,900,528 2,075 $11,686,940 $21,152,319 55.3%
7/18/2014 Planes: Fire and Rescue $17,509,407 3,839 $59,157,732 $156,399,644 37.8%
7/6/2012 The Magic of Belle Isle $10,367 10 $102,388 $125,417 81.6%
9/10/2010 Expecting Mary $28,700 54 $28,700 $28,700 100.0%
6/27/2008 WALL-E $63,087,526 3,992 $223,808,164 $532,508,025 42.0%
1/26/2007 Epic Movie $18,612,544 2,840 $39,739,367 $86,858,578 45.8%
11/17/2006 For Your Consideration $372,012 625 $5,549,923 $5,549,923 100.0%
7/21/2006 Monster House $22,217,226 3,553 $73,661,010 $141,267,370 52.1%
11/4/2005 Chicken Little $40,049,778 3,658 $135,386,665 $310,043,823 43.7%
7/30/2004 Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle $5,480,378 2,163 $18,225,165 $18,225,165 100.0%
7/9/2004 Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy $28,416,365 3,104 $84,136,909 $89,476,265 94.0%
8/1/2003 American Wedding $33,369,440 3,195 $104,354,205 $126,425,115 82.5%
4/16/2003 A Mighty Wind $2,112,140 770 $17,583,468 $18,504,539 95.0%
6/10/1999 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me $54,917,604 3,314 $206,040,085 $312,383,487 66.0%
Movies: 15Totals:  $979,527,601$1,819,015,250 
 Averages:$19,472,5342,216$65,301,840$121,267,68373.1%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,501-5,600) 5,502 $16,757
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 496 $979,527,601
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,109 $805,095,726
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 957 $411,732,913
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,509 $400,584,482
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,548 $5,661
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 610 $1,297,114,958
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,336 $839,487,649
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 6,401-6,500) 6,408 $269,666,700
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,300 $391,133,985
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 3,401-3,500) 3,476 $378,242,472
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,534 $917,915,279
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 6,101-6,200) 6,148 $16,757
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 801-900) 818 $1,819,015,250
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,238 $1,074,762,426
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,114 $802,866,898
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,591 $778,826,954
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,582 $5,661
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 962 $2,215,030,237
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 4,001-4,100) 4,007 $16,757
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 4,501-4,600) 4,507 $16,757
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 5,001-5,100) 5,090 $16,757
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 5,601-5,700) 5,689 $16,757
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 3,601-3,700) 3,617 $16,757
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 4,001-4,100) 4,054 $16,757
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,710 $16,757
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,849 $16,757
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,539 $16,757
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,022 $16,757


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