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Gene Kelly

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 19 films, with $117,660,040 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #24,442)
Best-known acting roles: Danny McGuire (Xanadu), Host/Narrator (That's Entertainment), Host (That's Dancing), Pinky Benson (What a Way to Go!), Narrator (That's Entertainment part 2)
Born: August 23rd, 1912
Died: February 2nd, 1996

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading1$4,400,000$0$4,400,000
(Unclassified)18$113,260,040$0$113,260,040

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
1/18/1985 That's Dancing Host  $4,210,938 $0 $4,210,938
8/8/1980 Xanadu Danny McGuire  $22,762,571 $0 $22,762,571
1/1/1976 That's Entertainment part 2 Narrator  $3,000,000 $0 $3,000,000
1/1/1974 That's Entertainment Host/Narrator  $19,100,000 $0 $19,100,000
5/12/1964 What a Way to Go! Pinky Benson  $11,180,531 $0 $11,180,531
9/8/1960 Let's Make Love Cameo Appearance  $0 $0 $0
1/1/1958 Marjorie Morningstar Noel Airman  $6,000,000 $0 $6,000,000
10/4/1957 Les Girls Barry Nichols  $2,750,000 $0 $2,750,000
12/9/1954 Deep in My Heart Specialty in 'Dancing Around'  $3,500,000 $0 $3,500,000
4/10/1952 Singin' in the Rain Don Lockwood  $7,200,000 $0 $7,200,000
11/9/1951 An American in Paris Jerry Mulligan  $4,500,000 $0 $4,500,000
1/1/1949 On the Town Gabey  $2,900,000 $0 $2,900,000
10/20/1948 The Three Musketeers D'Argtagnan  $8,000,000 $0 $8,000,000
1/1/1948 The Pirate Serafin  $2,956,000 $0 $2,956,000
1/1/1948 Words and Music Dance Specialty  $3,500,000 $0 $3,500,000
1/1/1946 Ziegfeld Follies Gentleman in 'The Babbit and the Bromide'  $3,600,000 $0 $3,600,000
1/1/1945 Anchors Aweigh Joseph Brady  $4,600,000 $0 $4,600,000
1/1/1943 Thousands Cheer Eddie Marsh  $3,500,000 $0 $3,500,000
11/20/1942 For Me and My Gal Harry Palmer  $4,400,000 $0 $4,400,000
Movies: 19Totals:$117,660,040$0$117,660,040
  Averages:$6,192,634$0$6,192,634

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
11/20/1942 For Me and My Gal $0 0 $4,400,000 $4,400,000 100.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $4,400,000$4,400,000 
 Averages:$00$4,400,000$4,400,000100.0%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,761 $4,400,000
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 12,601-12,700) 12,610 $117,660,040
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,301-5,400) 5,318 $4,400,000
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 13,701-13,800) 13,756 $117,660,040
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,501-3,600) 3,538 $4,400,000
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 22,701-22,800) 22,792 $117,660,040
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 7,201-7,300) 7,208 $4,400,000
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 24,401-24,500) 24,442 $117,660,040
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 301-400) 321 $4,400,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 401-500) 402 $4,400,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,459 $4,400,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 3,101-3,200) 3,200 $4,400,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 401-500) 406 $4,400,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 401-500) 474 $4,400,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Multiple Genres Movies 4 $4,400,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Multiple Genres Movies 4 $4,400,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies 65 $4,400,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies (Rank 401-500) 469 $4,400,000


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