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Michael Gambon

Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 23 films, with $8,054,359,650 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #16)
Best-known acting roles: Albus Dumbledore (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II), Professor Albus Dumbledore (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince), Professor Albus Dumbledore (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix), Professor Albus Dumbledore (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire), Professor Albus Dumbledore (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I)
Most productive collaborators: David Heyman, David Yates, Daniel Radcliffe, Ralph Fiennes, J.K. Rowling

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting23$2,672,450,775$5,381,908,875$8,054,359,650
Lead Ensemble Member1$24,006,726$10,800,000$34,806,726
(Unclassified)23$161,176,278$115,888,632$277,064,910

Career Trend

This graph shows Michael Gambon’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
11/9/2017 Paddington 2 Uncle Pastuzo  $40,442,052 $152,704,112 $193,146,164
9/19/2017 Kingsman: The Golden Circle Kingsman Official  $100,234,838 $308,587,490 $408,822,328
9/13/2017 Victoria and Abdul Lord Salisbury  $22,245,070 $44,053,661 $66,298,731
11/28/2014 Paddington Uncle Pastuzo  $76,223,578 $183,317,852 $259,541,430
12/26/2012 Quartet Cedric Livingston  $18,388,357 $37,790,578 $56,178,935
7/13/2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows:… Albus Dumbledore  $381,011,219 $960,500,000 $1,341,511,219
11/26/2010 The King’s Speech George V  $138,797,449 $292,023,719 $430,821,168
11/18/2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows:… Professor Albus Dumbledore  $295,983,305 $664,300,000 $960,283,305
1/15/2010 The Book of Eli George  $94,835,059 $63,915,758 $158,750,817
11/13/2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox Franklin Bean  $21,002,919 $26,082,145 $47,085,064
7/15/2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Professor Albus Dumbledore  $301,959,197 $633,124,489 $935,083,686
7/25/2008 Brideshead Revisited Lord Marchmain  $6,432,256 $7,000,000 $13,432,256
10/5/2007 The Good Night   $22,441 $0 $22,441
7/11/2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Pho… Professor Albus Dumbledore  $292,004,738 $650,939,197 $942,943,935
2/23/2007 Amazing Grace Lord Fox  $21,214,987 $10,968,723 $32,183,710
12/22/2006 The Good Shepherd Dr. Fredericks  $59,908,565 $40,000,000 $99,908,565
6/6/2006 The Omen Carl Bugenhagen  $54,607,383 $64,688,201 $119,295,584
11/18/2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Professor Albus Dumbledore  $290,013,036 $606,898,042 $896,911,078
6/3/2005 Deep Blue Narrator  $132,261 $19,200,000 $19,332,261
5/13/2005 Layer Cake Eddie Temple  $2,339,957 $9,405,974 $11,745,931
12/10/2004 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Drakoulias  $24,006,726 $10,800,000 $34,806,726
10/15/2004 Being Julia Jimmie Langton  $7,739,049 $6,749,656 $14,488,705
9/17/2004 Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow Editor Paley  $37,760,080 $11,970,774 $49,730,854
6/4/2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Dumbledore  $249,538,952 $547,149,597 $796,688,549
10/17/2003 Sylvia Professor Thomas  $1,302,242 $1,601,895 $2,904,137
8/15/2003 Open Range Baxter  $58,331,254 $10,282,738 $68,613,992
12/28/2001 Charlotte Gray Levarde  $668,140 $0 $668,140
12/26/2001 Gosford Park Sir William McCordle, Bart  $41,300,105 $0 $41,300,105
10/26/2001 High Heels and Low Lifes Kerrigan  $226,792 $0 $226,792
4/21/2000 The Last September Sir Richard Naylor  $469,974 $0 $469,974
11/19/1999 Sleepy Hollow Baltus Van Tassel  $101,068,340 $106,000,000 $207,068,340
11/5/1999 The Insider Thomas Sandefur  $28,965,197 $31,300,000 $60,265,197
10/1/1999 Plunkett & Macleane Lord Gibson  $476,432 $0 $476,432
8/4/1999 The Gambler   $51,773 $50,000 $101,773
11/13/1998 Dancing at Lughnasa Father Jack Mundy  $2,361,632 $0 $2,361,632
11/7/1997 The Wings of the Dove Lionel Croy, Kate's Father  $13,718,385 $0 $13,718,385
6/27/1997 The Innocent Sleep Det. Inspector Matheson  $8,225 $0 $8,225
2/23/1996 Mary Reilly Mary's Father  $5,707,094 $7,192,906 $12,900,000
12/22/1994 A Man of No Importance Ivor J. Carney  $555,716 $0 $555,716
10/28/1994 Squanto: A Warrior's Tale Sir George  $3,319,344 $0 $3,319,344
10/1/1994 The Browning Version Dr. Frobisher  $464,423 $0 $464,423
5/6/1994 Clean Slate Cornell  $7,352,116 $0 $7,352,116
12/18/1992 Toys The General  $21,452,082 $0 $21,452,082
7/26/1991 Mobsters Don Salvatore Faranzano  $20,246,790 $0 $20,246,790
4/6/1990 The Cook, The Thief, His Wife, and He… Albert Spica  $7,407,995 $0 $7,407,995
9/20/1989 A Dry White Season Magistrate  $3,282,890 $0 $3,282,890
2/14/1986 Turtle Diary George Fairbairn (turtle keeper)  $2,053,364 $0 $2,053,364
Movies: 47Totals:$2,857,633,779$5,508,597,507$8,366,231,286
  Averages:$60,800,719$117,204,202$178,004,921

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/10/2004 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou $113,085 1,105 $24,006,726 $34,806,726 69.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $24,006,726$34,806,726 
 Averages:$113,0851,105$24,006,726$34,806,72669.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
11/9/2017 Paddington 2 $11,001,961 3,702 $40,442,052 $193,146,164 20.9%
9/19/2017 Kingsman: The Golden Circle $39,023,010 4,038 $100,234,838 $408,822,328 24.5%
9/13/2017 Victoria and Abdul $158,845 1,060 $22,245,070 $66,298,731 33.6%
11/28/2014 Paddington $18,966,676 3,355 $76,223,578 $259,541,430 29.4%
12/26/2012 Quartet $47,122 725 $18,388,357 $56,178,935 32.7%
7/13/2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows:… $169,189,427 4,375 $381,011,219 $1,341,511,219 28.4%
11/26/2010 The King’s Speech $355,450 2,584 $138,797,449 $430,821,168 32.2%
11/18/2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows:… $125,017,372 4,125 $295,983,305 $960,283,305 30.8%
1/15/2010 The Book of Eli $32,789,494 3,111 $94,835,059 $158,750,817 59.7%
11/13/2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox $265,900 2,034 $21,002,919 $47,085,064 44.6%
7/15/2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince $77,835,727 4,455 $301,959,197 $935,083,686 32.3%
7/11/2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Pho… $77,108,414 4,285 $292,004,738 $942,943,935 31.0%
2/23/2007 Amazing Grace $4,054,542 1,162 $21,214,987 $32,183,710 65.9%
12/22/2006 The Good Shepherd $10,033,960 2,250 $59,908,565 $99,908,565 60.0%
11/18/2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire $102,685,961 3,858 $290,013,036 $896,911,078 32.3%
9/17/2004 Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow $15,580,278 3,170 $37,760,080 $49,730,854 75.9%
6/4/2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban $93,687,367 3,855 $249,538,952 $796,688,549 31.3%
8/15/2003 Open Range $14,047,781 2,268 $58,331,254 $68,613,992 85.0%
11/19/1999 Sleepy Hollow $30,060,467 3,069 $101,068,340 $207,068,340 48.8%
11/5/1999 The Insider $6,712,361 1,846 $28,965,197 $60,265,197 48.1%
11/7/1997 The Wings of the Dove $183,610 704 $13,718,385 $13,718,385 100.0%
5/6/1994 Clean Slate $3,136,130 1,474 $7,352,116 $7,352,116 100.0%
12/18/1992 Toys $4,810,027 1,294 $21,452,082 $21,452,082 100.0%
Movies: 23Totals:  $2,672,450,775$8,054,359,650 
 Averages:$36,380,5172,730$116,193,512$350,189,55049.9%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,107 $24,006,726
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office 29 $2,672,450,775
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office 65 $2,719,913,457
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office 69 $2,150,186,856
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,141 $459,372,288
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 102 $2,857,633,779
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,449 $10,800,000
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office 14 $5,381,908,875
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office 43 $5,146,443,398
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office 29 $4,553,579,283
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 801-900) 848 $817,878,131
Top Stars at the International Box Office 46 $5,508,597,507
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,377 $34,806,726
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office 16 $8,054,359,650
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office 41 $7,866,356,855
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office 38 $6,703,766,139
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 801-900) 859 $1,277,250,419
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office 57 $8,366,231,286
Highest Grossing Stars of 2004 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 302 5
Highest Grossing Stars of 2005 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 323 5
Highest Grossing Stars of 2006 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 301 5
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,412 $24,006,726
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,634 $10,800,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,566 $34,806,726
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,846 $24,006,726
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,137 $10,800,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,098 $34,806,726
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,225 $24,006,726
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,398 $10,800,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,366 $34,806,726
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 701-800) 715 $24,006,726
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 601-700) 693 $10,800,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 701-800) 735 $34,806,726
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 958 $24,006,726
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,114 $10,800,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,033 $34,806,726
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 501-600) 535 $24,006,726
Top International Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 401-500) 470 $10,800,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 501-600) 536 $34,806,726


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