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Fred Gwynne

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 13 films, with $654,354,349 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #5,371)
Best-known acting roles: Arthur (Fatal Attraction), Judge Chamberlain Haller (My Cousin Vinny), Donald Davenport (The Secret of My Success), Jud Crandall (Pet Sematary), Narrator (The Land Before Time)
Most productive collaborators: Michael Douglas, Adrian Lyne, Glenn Close, Stanley R. Jaffe, Anne Archer

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Career Summary

Box Office
Box Office
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As an ActorSupporting1$156,645,693$163,454,307$320,100,000

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists

Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,886 $457,020,042
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 10,001-10,100) 10,030 $197,334,307
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,301-5,400) 5,371 $654,354,349

See the Acting Credits tab for all Acting Box Office Records and the Technical Credits tab for all Technical Box Office Records.

Featured Blu-ray Review: Pet Sematary

October 1st, 2012

I don't want to be buried in a Pet Sematary,
I don't want to live my life again.
That song has been stuck in my head all week. At least it is a good song. Pet Sematary is making its Blu-ray debut this week, hence the Ramones induced mind worm. When the film first came out, it only earned mixed reviews, but it earned nearly $60 million on a production budget that was just under $12 million. At the time, it was the biggest hit by Stephen King, in terms of raw dollars at the domestic box office. (One could argue Carrie and Stand By Me were more profitable based on percentages earned.) The film is now 20 years old. Does it live up to its box office numbers? Or is it one of Stephen King's lesser films in terms of quality? Is the Blu-ray worth picking up if you are a fan? More...

All Acting Credits

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3/20/1992 Shadows and Fog Hacker's Follower  $2,735,731 $0 $2,735,731
3/13/1992 My Cousin Vinny Judge Chamberlain Haller  $52,929,168 $0 $52,929,168
4/21/1989 Pet Sematary Jud Crandall  $57,469,179 $0 $57,469,179
4/14/1989 Disorganized Crime Max Green  $7,210,149 $0 $7,210,149
11/18/1988 The Land Before Time Narrator  $48,092,846 $33,880,000 $81,972,846
12/18/1987 Ironweed Oscar Reo  $7,393,346 $0 $7,393,346
9/18/1987 Fatal Attraction Arthur  $156,645,693 $163,454,307 $320,100,000
4/10/1987 The Secret of My Success Donald Davenport  $66,995,000 $0 $66,995,000
8/15/1986 The Boy Who Could Fly Uncle Hugo Gibb  $7,177,431 $0 $7,177,431
4/11/1986 Off Beat The Commissioner  $4,842,778 $0 $4,842,778
12/14/1984 The Cotton Club Frenchy Demange  $25,928,721 $0 $25,928,721
9/25/1981 So Fine Chairman Lincoln  $10,000,000 $0 $10,000,000
7/28/1954 On the Waterfront Slim, dock henchman  $9,600,000 $0 $9,600,000
Movies: 13Totals:$457,020,042$197,334,307$654,354,349

Supporting Roles

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9/18/1987 Fatal Attraction $7,602,740 1,401 $156,645,693 $320,100,000 48.9%
Movies: 1Totals:  $156,645,693$320,100,000 

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists