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Wayne Knight

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 22 films, with $4,141,961,254 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #324)
Best-known acting roles: Dennis Nedry (Jurassic Park), Big Fun/Hom-Lee (Kung Fu Panda 3), Al the Toy Collector (Toy Story 2), Tantor (Tarzan), Demetrius the Pot Maker (Hercules)
Most productive collaborators: Gerald R. Molen, Dean Cundey, Sam Neill, Steven Spielberg, Laura Dern

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting9$1,081,354,725$1,689,861,169$2,771,215,894
Lead Ensemble Member2$227,699,042$307,100,000$534,799,042
(Unclassified)11$368,216,617$467,729,701$835,946,318

Career Trend

This graph shows Wayne Knight’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


Featured Blu-ray Review: Tarzan

August 10th, 2014

By the time Tarzan came out, Disney's animation studio was off its recent peak and had been overtaken by Pixar as the king of animated films. Tarzan did manage to open in first place, but it was the most expensive animated film of all time when it came out, while its box office numbers were only good in comparison. Now that the film is coming out on Blu-ray, is it worth picking up? More...

2013 Preview: April

April 1st, 2013

March is over and while it is a little too soon to tell where a few films will end their box office runs, it is clear Oz The Great and Powerful won the month. Some films beat expectations to become midlevel hits, like The Call, but it wasn't a great month at the box office, especially compared to last year. This month, there are only seven wide releases spread over four weeks. Only one of those films, Oblivion, has a shot at being anything more than a midlevel hit. None of the other six releases look like they will come close to $100 million, but none of them look like obvious bombs either. (Although I do have my worries when it comes to Scary Movie 5.) Last April was even weaker with no film earning $100 million, although Think Like a Man did come relatively close. We might actually see growth on the year-over-year comparison. We'd better, because 2013 is behind 2012's pace by a huge margin at the moment and things will get worse when May arrives. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
7/20/2018 Blindspotting Patrick  $0 $0 $0
2/5/2016 Hail, Caesar! Lurking Extra (In the Epic, "Hail, Caesar!")  $30,080,225 $34,091,194 $64,171,419
1/29/2016 Kung Fu Panda 3 Big Fun/Hom-Lee  $143,528,619 $375,085,764 $518,614,383
9/2/2014 Tom and Jerry: The Lost Dragon   $0 $0 $0
12/5/2008 Punisher: War Zone Linus Lieberman / Microchip  $8,050,977 $2,106,557 $10,157,534
3/28/2008 Who's Your Monkey? Officer Brooks  $0 $0 $0
10/1/2004 Black Cloud Mr. Tipping  $0 $0 $0
8/17/2001 Rat Race Zack Mallozzi  $56,607,223 $30,000,000 $86,607,223
11/19/1999 Toy Story 2 Al the Toy Collector  $245,852,179 $265,506,097 $511,358,276
6/16/1999 Tarzan Tantor  $171,091,819 $277,100,000 $448,191,819
12/12/1997 For Richer or Poorer Bob Lachman  $31,680,796 $0 $31,680,796
6/13/1997 Hercules Demetrius the Pot Maker  $99,112,101 $151,587,899 $250,700,000
11/15/1996 Space Jam Stand Podolak  $90,463,534 $159,736,466 $250,200,000
9/27/1995 To Die For Ed Grant  $21,284,514 $6,404,230 $27,688,744
6/11/1993 Jurassic Park Dennis Nedry  $395,708,305 $643,104,279 $1,038,812,584
3/20/1992 Basic Instinct John Correli  $117,727,224 $234,972,776 $352,700,000
12/20/1991 JFK Numa Bertel  $70,405,498 $134,994,502 $205,400,000
8/23/1991 Dead Again 'Piccolo' Pete Dugan  $38,016,380 $0 $38,016,380
7/26/1991 V.I. Warshawski Ernie 'Bonehead' Smeissen  $11,128,309 $0 $11,128,309
12/20/1989 Born on the Fourth of July Official, Democratic Convention  $70,001,698 $0 $70,001,698
11/4/1988 Everybody’s All-American Fraternity Pisser  $12,638,294 $0 $12,638,294
8/21/1987 Dirty Dancing Stan  $63,892,689 $150,001,106 $213,893,795
Movies: 22Totals:$1,677,270,384$2,464,690,870$4,141,961,254
  Averages:$76,239,563$112,031,403$188,270,966

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
8/17/2001 Rat Race $11,662,094 2,551 $56,607,223 $86,607,223 65.4%
6/16/1999 Tarzan $34,221,968 3,131 $171,091,819 $448,191,819 38.2%
Movies: 2Totals:  $227,699,042$534,799,042 
 Averages:$22,942,0312,841$113,849,521$267,399,52151.8%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
7/20/2018 Blindspotting $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
2/5/2016 Hail, Caesar! $11,355,225 2,248 $30,080,225 $64,171,419 46.9%
1/29/2016 Kung Fu Panda 3 $41,282,042 3,987 $143,528,619 $518,614,383 27.7%
12/5/2008 Punisher: War Zone $4,271,451 2,508 $8,050,977 $10,157,534 79.3%
11/19/1999 Toy Story 2 $300,163 3,257 $245,852,179 $511,358,276 48.1%
6/11/1993 Jurassic Park $50,159,460 2,778 $395,708,305 $1,038,812,584 38.1%
3/20/1992 Basic Instinct $15,129,385 1,884 $117,727,224 $352,700,000 33.4%
12/20/1991 JFK $5,223,658 1,395 $70,405,498 $205,400,000 34.3%
12/20/1989 Born on the Fourth of July $172,021 1,434 $70,001,698 $70,001,698 100.0%
Movies: 9Totals:  $1,081,354,725$2,771,215,894 
 Averages:$14,210,3782,166$120,150,525$307,912,87751.0%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 654 $227,699,042
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 410 $1,081,354,725
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 606 $1,116,797,767
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 438 $812,652,303
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,709 $378,674,240
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 372 $1,677,270,384
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 601-700) 637 $307,100,000
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 380 $1,689,861,169
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 535 $1,546,999,009
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 405 $1,185,710,376
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,633 $576,278,017
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 306 $2,464,690,870
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 601-700) 651 $534,799,042
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 399 $2,771,215,894
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 559 $2,663,796,776
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 413 $1,998,362,679
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,652 $954,952,257
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 324 $4,141,961,254
Highest Grossing Stars of 2001 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 166 58
Highest Grossing Stars of 2002 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 169 58
Highest Grossing Stars of 2003 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 187 58
Highest Grossing Stars of 2001 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 179 48
Highest Grossing Stars of 2002 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 185 48
Highest Grossing Stars of 2003 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 199 48
Highest Grossing Stars of 2001 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 166 55
Highest Grossing Stars of 2002 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 176 55
Highest Grossing Stars of 2003 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 194 55
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 952 $56,607,223
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 101-200) 190 $171,091,819
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,178 $30,000,000
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 101-200) 149 $277,100,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,097 $86,607,223
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 101-200) 165 $448,191,819
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,259 $56,607,223
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Hand Animation Movies 15 $171,091,819
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,561 $30,000,000
Top International Leading Stars for Hand Animation Movies 13 $277,100,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,427 $86,607,223
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Hand Animation Movies 18 $448,191,819
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 701-800) 800 $56,607,223
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies 82 $171,091,819
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 966 $30,000,000
Top International Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies 71 $277,100,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 801-900) 895 $86,607,223
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies 65 $448,191,819
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 301-400) 373 $171,091,819
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 401-500) 471 $56,607,223
Top International Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 301-400) 338 $277,100,000
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 401-500) 475 $30,000,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 301-400) 356 $448,191,819
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 401-500) 474 $86,607,223
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 701-800) 771 $56,607,223
Top Domestic Leading Stars for G Movies 58 $171,091,819
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 801-900) 879 $30,000,000
Top International Leading Stars for G Movies 41 $277,100,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 801-900) 841 $86,607,223
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for G Movies 59 $448,191,819
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 201-300) 247 $171,091,819
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 201-300) 286 $56,607,223
Top International Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 101-200) 197 $277,100,000
Top International Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 301-400) 314 $30,000,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 201-300) 224 $448,191,819
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 301-400) 313 $86,607,223


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