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Bill Cobbs

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 42 films, with $2,553,479,541 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #788)
Best-known acting roles: Master Tinker (Oz the Great and Powerful), Reginald (Night at the Museum), Grandfather (The Muppets), Bill Devaney (The Bodyguard), Nurse (Hope Floats)
Most productive collaborators: James Franco, Sam Raimi, Mila Kunis, Michell Kapner, Rachel Weisz

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting10$814,586,486$1,007,760,514$1,822,347,000
Leading1$0$67,054$67,054
(Unclassified)31$560,870,085$170,195,402$731,065,487

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

April 5th, 2015

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb is the third film, and likely final film, in the Night at the Museum franchise. The previous two films were very profitable, but the films have never really won over critics. This film had the weakest run at the box office, but is it also the weakest in terms of quality? More...

Featured TV on DVD Review: Star Trek: Enterprise: Season Four

April 25th, 2014

Star Trek: Enterprise ends its home market run this weekend (unless they put out a Blu-ray Megaset or 4K releases in the future). The first two seasons were not well-received by critics, but season three started to show some promise. Can Season Four continue this forward progress? Or is there a good reason it was the last season of this show? More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
10/28/2016 New Life   $0 $0 $0
10/7/2016 The Great Gilly Hopkins Mr. Randolph  $0 $67,054 $67,054
2/12/2016 Of Mind and Music Stompleg  $15,083 $25,277 $40,360
9/6/2013 The Ultimate Life Hamilton  $1,327,841 $0 $1,327,841
3/8/2013 Oz the Great and Powerful Master Tinker  $234,770,996 $255,588,055 $490,359,051
11/23/2011 The Muppets Grandfather  $88,625,922 $72,346,000 $160,971,922
4/15/2011 The Tenant Rymer  $15,003 $0 $15,003
12/31/2008 Black Water Transit Frank Vermilion  $0 $0 $0
5/11/2007 Duck Norman  $0 $0 $0
12/22/2006 Night at the Museum Reginald  $250,863,268 $328,583,139 $579,446,407
4/16/2003 A Mighty Wind Blues Musician  $17,583,468 $921,071 $18,504,539
2/28/2003 Poolhall Junkies   $563,711 $0 $563,711
6/21/2002 Sunshine State Dr. Lloyd  $3,064,356 $217,542 $3,281,898
5/24/2002 Enough Jim Toller  $39,177,215 $11,793,445 $50,970,660
10/8/1999 Random Hearts Marvin  $31,054,924 $32,145,076 $63,200,000
11/13/1998 I Still Know What You Did Last Summer   $40,020,622 $0 $40,020,622
5/29/1998 Hope Floats Nurse  $60,110,313 $21,418,687 $81,529,000
4/17/1998 Paulie Virgil  $27,084,499 $0 $27,084,499
8/1/1997 Air Bud Coach Arthur Chaney  $24,646,936 $3,141,713 $27,788,649
12/20/1996 Ghosts of Mississippi Charlie Evers  $13,052,741 $0 $13,052,741
10/4/1996 That Thing You Do! Del Paxton  $25,857,416 $8,700,000 $34,557,416
8/30/1996 First Kid Speet  $26,465,920 $0 $26,465,920
3/15/1996 Ed Tipton  $3,956,785 $0 $3,956,785
12/1/1995 Things to Do in Denver when You're Dead Malt  $529,766 $0 $529,766
6/2/1995 Fluke Bert  $3,794,761 $0 $3,794,761
3/11/1994 The Hudsucker Proxy Moses the Clock Man  $2,816,518 $12,121,631 $14,938,149
10/29/1993 Fatal Instinct Man in Park  $7,839,327 $0 $7,839,327
10/8/1993 Demolition Man Zachary Lamb - Aged  $58,055,768 $101,000,000 $159,055,768
11/25/1992 The Bodyguard Bill Devaney  $121,945,720 $288,954,280 $410,900,000
11/1/1991 The People Under the Stairs Grandpa Booker  $24,204,000 $0 $24,204,000
3/8/1991 New Jack City Old man  $47,624,253 $0 $47,624,253
3/8/1991 The Hard Way Raggedy Man  $24,525,330 $41,000,000 $65,525,330
1/13/1989 January Man Detective Reilly  $4,611,062 $0 $4,611,062
10/1/1988 Bird Dr. Caulfield  $2,181,286 $0 $2,181,286
1/22/1988 Five Corners Man in Coffee Shop  $969,000 $0 $969,000
1/1/1988 Dominick and Eugene Jesse Johnson  $3,076,031 $0 $3,076,031
10/23/1987 Suspect Judge Franklin  $18,782,400 $0 $18,782,400
8/30/1985 Compromising Positions Sgt. Williams  $10,600,000 $0 $10,600,000
12/14/1984 The Cotton Club Big Joe Ison  $25,928,721 $0 $25,928,721
9/7/1984 The Brother from Another Planet Walter  $3,700,000 $0 $3,700,000
12/14/1983 Silkwood Man in Lunchroom  $35,615,609 $0 $35,615,609
6/8/1983 Trading Places Bartender  $90,400,000 $0 $90,400,000
Movies: 42Totals:$1,375,456,571$1,178,022,970$2,553,479,541
  Averages:$32,748,966$28,048,166$60,797,132

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
10/7/2016 The Great Gilly Hopkins $0 0 $0 $67,054 0.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $0$67,054 
 Averages:$00$0$67,0540.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
2/12/2016 Of Mind and Music $932 3 $15,083 $40,360 37.4%
9/6/2013 The Ultimate Life $659,912 412 $1,327,841 $1,327,841 100.0%
3/8/2013 Oz the Great and Powerful $79,110,453 3,912 $234,770,996 $490,359,051 47.9%
11/23/2011 The Muppets $29,239,026 3,440 $88,625,922 $160,971,922 55.1%
4/15/2011 The Tenant $750 3 $15,003 $15,003 100.0%
12/22/2006 Night at the Museum $30,433,781 3,768 $250,863,268 $579,446,407 43.3%
10/8/1999 Random Hearts $13,012,585 2,697 $31,054,924 $63,200,000 49.1%
5/29/1998 Hope Floats $14,210,464 2,404 $60,110,313 $81,529,000 73.7%
10/4/1996 That Thing You Do! $6,208,595 1,887 $25,857,416 $34,557,416 74.8%
11/25/1992 The Bodyguard $16,611,793 1,806 $121,945,720 $410,900,000 29.7%
Movies: 10Totals:  $814,586,486$1,822,347,000 
 Averages:$18,948,8292,033$81,458,649$182,234,70061.1%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 701-800) 731 $814,586,486
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 396 $1,375,456,571
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 605 $608,937,911
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 6,601-6,700) 6,641 $174,593,651
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 546 $1,375,456,571
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 4,001-4,100) 4,067 $67,054
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 971 $1,007,760,514
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 701-800) 791 $1,178,022,970
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 566 $873,217,805
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 13,901-14,000) 13,956 $102,464,687
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,022 $1,178,022,970
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,301-5,400) 5,382 $67,054
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 801-900) 806 $1,822,347,000
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 593 $2,553,479,541
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 580 $1,482,155,716
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 9,901-10,000) 9,975 $277,058,338
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 701-800) 788 $2,553,479,541
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,022 $67,054
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,328 $67,054
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 3,701-3,800) 3,729 $67,054
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 4,901-5,000) 4,949 $67,054
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,571 $67,054
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 3,401-3,500) 3,441 $67,054
Top International Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,063 $67,054
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,148 $67,054
Top International Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 1,000 $67,054
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,223 $67,054


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