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Sid Caesar

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 12 films, with $681,360,989 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #5,078)
Best-known acting roles: Coach Calhoun (Grease), Mr. Ellis (Vegas Vacation), Chief Caveman (History of the World: Part I), Barney (Airport 1975), Fisherman (Cannonball Run II)
Most productive collaborators: John Travolta, Randal Kleiser, Olivia Newton-John, Marty Eli Schwartz, Stockard Channing

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting2$229,098,922$205,700,000$434,798,922
Leading1$36,145,695$0$36,145,695
Documentary Subject1$365,548$0$365,548
(Unclassified)8$196,350,824$13,700,000$210,050,824

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


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All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
8/2/2013 When Comedy Went to School Himself  $365,548 $0 $365,548
2/14/1997 Vegas Vacation Mr. Ellis  $36,470,465 $0 $36,470,465
6/29/1984 Cannonball Run II Fisherman  $28,100,000 $0 $28,100,000
3/2/1984 Over the Brooklyn Bridge Uncle Benjamin  $592,448 $0 $592,448
6/11/1982 Grease 2 Coach Calhoun  $14,297,083 $0 $14,297,083
6/12/1981 History of the World: Part I Chief Caveman  $31,672,000 $0 $31,672,000
8/8/1980 The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu Joe Capone  $10,697,276 $0 $10,697,276
6/16/1978 Grease Coach Calhoun  $181,813,770 $205,700,000 $387,513,770
6/9/1978 The Cheap Detective Ezra Dezire  $28,221,552 $0 $28,221,552
6/25/1976 Silent Movie Studio Chief  $36,145,695 $0 $36,145,695
10/18/1974 Airport 1975 Barney  $47,285,152 $0 $47,285,152
11/7/1963 It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World Melville Crump, DDS  $46,300,000 $13,700,000 $60,000,000
Movies: 12Totals:$461,960,989$219,400,000$681,360,989
  Averages:$38,496,749$18,283,333$56,780,082

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
6/25/1976 Silent Movie $0 0 $36,145,695 $36,145,695 100.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $36,145,695$36,145,695 
 Averages:$00$36,145,695$36,145,695100.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
6/16/1978 Grease $8,941,717 2,931 $181,813,770 $387,513,770 46.9%
10/18/1974 Airport 1975 $0 0 $47,285,152 $47,285,152 100.0%
Movies: 2Totals:  $229,098,922$434,798,922 
 Averages:$4,470,8591,466$114,549,461$217,399,46173.5%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,896 $36,145,695
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,701-5,800) 5,753 $229,098,922
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,421 $461,595,441
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,820 $461,960,989
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 8,701-8,800) 8,773 $205,700,000
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 8,001-8,100) 8,053 $219,400,000
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 9,001-9,100) 9,078 $219,400,000
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,352 $36,145,695
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 7,101-7,200) 7,146 $434,798,922
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,401-4,500) 4,419 $680,995,441
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,001-5,100) 5,078 $681,360,989
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,238 $36,145,695
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,547 $36,145,695
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,635 $36,145,695
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,075 $36,145,695
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 501-600) 596 $36,145,695
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 701-800) 722 $36,145,695
Top Domestic Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 401-500) 423 $36,145,695
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 401-500) 460 $36,145,695


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