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Charlton Heston

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 37 films, with $2,539,111,126 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #806)
Best-known acting roles: Zaius (Thade's Father) (Planet of the Apes), Narrator (Armageddon), Spencer Trilby (True Lies), Narrator (Hercules), Commissioner (Any Given Sunday)
Most productive collaborators: Mark Goldblatt, James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Bay, Jamie Lee Curtis

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting4$319,689,488$353,671,014$673,360,502
Cameo4$291,115,781$182,200,000$473,315,781
Leading3$47,285,152$0$47,285,152
Narrator1$201,578,182$353,021,818$554,600,000
Inverviewee1$21,576,018$36,664,469$58,240,487
Lead Ensemble Member1$0$0$0
(Unclassified)23$577,048,043$155,261,161$732,309,204

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
10/3/2017 The Lost City of Cecil B. DeMille   $0 $0 $0
6/1/2010 Two Minute Warning Captain Peter Holly  $0 $0 $0
10/11/2002 Bowling for Columbine Himself  $21,576,018 $36,664,469 $58,240,487
7/27/2001 Planet of the Apes Zaius (Thade's Father)  $180,011,740 $182,200,000 $362,211,740
7/4/2001 Cats & Dogs The Mastiff  $93,375,151 $107,324,849 $200,700,000
4/27/2001 Town & Country Eugenie's Father  $6,712,451 $3,652,318 $10,364,769
12/22/1999 Any Given Sunday Commissioner  $75,530,832 $24,700,000 $100,230,832
7/1/1998 Armageddon Narrator  $201,578,182 $353,021,818 $554,600,000
6/13/1997 Hercules Narrator  $99,112,101 $151,587,899 $250,700,000
12/25/1996 Hamlet Player King  $4,501,094 $2,628,576 $7,129,670
8/14/1996 Alaska Colin Perry the Poacher  $11,509,600 $0 $11,509,600
2/3/1995 In the Mouth of Madness Jackson Harglow  $8,924,549 $1,254 $8,925,803
7/15/1994 True Lies Spencer Trilby  $146,282,411 $219,017,589 $365,300,000
12/25/1993 Tombstone Henry Hooker  $56,505,065 $0 $56,505,065
12/10/1993 Wayne's World 2 Good Actor  $47,965,000 $0 $47,965,000
12/19/1990 Almost An Angel God  $6,633,976 $0 $6,633,976
10/31/1980 The Awakening Matthew Corbeck  $8,415,112 $0 $8,415,112
1/1/1980 The Mountain Men Bill Tyler  $6,000,000 $0 $6,000,000
3/10/1978 Gray Lady Down   $0 $0 $0
6/18/1976 Midway Captain Matthew Garth  $43,220,000 $0 $43,220,000
10/18/1974 Airport 1975 Alan Murdock  $47,285,152 $0 $47,285,152
3/29/1974 The Three Musketeers Cardinal Richelieu  $1,243,930 $0 $1,243,930
1/1/1974 Earthquake Stewart Graff  $79,700,000 $0 $79,700,000
5/26/1970 Beneath the Planet of the Apes Taylor  $17,489,009 $0 $17,489,009
3/24/1970 King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to…   $0 $0 $0
2/8/1968 Planet of the Apes George Taylor  $33,395,426 $0 $33,395,426
4/7/1965 Major Dundee Maj. Amos Dundee  $14,873 $0 $14,873
2/15/1965 The Greatest Story Ever Told John the Baptist  $15,473,333 $0 $15,473,333
1/1/1965 The Agony and the Ecstasy Michelangelo  $8,000,000 $0 $8,000,000
1/1/1963 55 Days at Peking Major Matt Lewis  $10,000,000 $0 $10,000,000
12/14/1961 El Cid El Cid  $26,600,000 $0 $26,600,000
11/18/1959 Ben-Hur Judah ben-Hur  $73,000,000 $0 $73,000,000
5/21/1958 Touch of Evil Ramon Miguel "Mike" Vargas  $2,237,659 $19,690 $2,257,349
1/1/1958 The Big Country Steve Leech  $10,000,000 $0 $10,000,000
10/5/1956 The Ten Commandments Moses  $80,000,000 $0 $80,000,000
12/25/1952 Ruby Gentry   $0 $0 $0
1/10/1952 The Greatest Show on Earth Marc Braden  $36,000,000 $0 $36,000,000
Movies: 37Totals:$1,458,292,664$1,080,818,462$2,539,111,126
  Averages:$39,413,315$29,211,310$68,624,625

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
6/1/2010 Two Minute Warning $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
3/10/1978 Gray Lady Down $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
10/18/1974 Airport 1975 $0 0 $47,285,152 $47,285,152 100.0%
12/25/1952 Ruby Gentry $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
Movies: 4Totals:  $47,285,152$47,285,152 
 Averages:$00$11,821,288$11,821,288100.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
7/4/2001 Cats & Dogs $21,707,617 3,040 $93,375,151 $200,700,000 46.5%
12/22/1999 Any Given Sunday $13,584,625 2,505 $75,530,832 $100,230,832 75.4%
12/25/1996 Hamlet $90,684 93 $4,501,094 $7,129,670 63.1%
7/15/1994 True Lies $25,869,770 2,561 $146,282,411 $365,300,000 40.0%
Movies: 4Totals:  $319,689,488$673,360,502 
 Averages:$15,313,1742,050$79,922,372$168,340,12656.3%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,659 $47,285,152
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,701-3,800) 3,710 $319,689,488
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 674 $1,073,801,732
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 920 $427,892,519
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,301-3,400) 3,386 $273,386,891
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Domestic Box Office 88 $291,115,781
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 501 $1,458,292,664
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 4,801-4,900) 4,851 $353,671,014
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,585 $791,293,613
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 801-900) 875 $599,367,983
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 4,901-5,000) 4,982 $289,524,849
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 181 $182,200,000
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,190 $1,080,818,462
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,168 $47,285,152
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,401-4,500) 4,414 $673,360,502
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 979 $1,865,095,345
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 801-900) 871 $1,027,260,502
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,101-4,200) 4,123 $562,911,740
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 116 $473,315,781
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 801-900) 806 $2,539,111,126
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 501-600) 507 $47,285,152
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 601-700) 676 $47,285,152
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,395 $47,285,152
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,886 $47,285,152
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 201-300) 208 $47,285,152
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 301-400) 328 $47,285,152
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 301-400) 348 $47,285,152
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 401-500) 423 $47,285,152


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