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Ian McKellen-Net Worth, Bio, Professional Life, Wife, Movies, Age

Sir Ian McKellen is one of the most respected and popular actors in the world who is one of the few actors equally prominent as a thespian but is also a superstar movie star. The actor has received multiple awards for his work on both TV and film.

The Academy Award-nominated actor has been the recipient of all the major awards in British theater. Among his multiple popular films is the X-Men franchise, The Lord of The Rings Franchise, etc

How Much Is The Net Worth Of Ian McKellen In 2020?

Ian McKellen has a net worth of around $55 million as of May 2020. He made the bulk of his net worth from a career in acting.

He started out as an actor more than 60 years ago in 1959 and has since become one of the best actors in history.

Earnings And Salary

McKellen is an A-lister and earns a huge salary every year, various online sources have reported that the star earns $9.26 Million per year.

Similarly, he took home $7,750,000 for his work on The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers and $6,200,000 for his role on The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.

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Box Office Collections

The thespian is one of the highest-grossing actors in the world. According to the Wikipedia list of highest-grossing actors, his movies have grossed over $10,925,400,596 in total worldwide. The same source reports that he is the 32nd highest-grossing actor in the world.

YearEarningsMovie
2019$75,439,524      Cats
$33,216,217      The Good Liar
$3,017,698        All is True
2017$1,263,521,126Beauty and the Beast
2018$9,491,330        Animal Crackers
2015$28,978,721      Mr. Holmes
2014$945,577,621   The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
$747,862,775   X-Men: Days of Future Past
2013$960,241,522   The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
2012$1,017,003,568The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
2007$367,262,558   The Golden Compass
$137,022,245   Stardust
2006$7,137Saint of 9/11
$459,260,946   X-Men: The Last Stand
2005$767,820,459   The Da Vinci Code
$28,058,652      Doogal
$547,807           Asylum
2000$27,751,781      Cirque du Soleil – Journey of Man
2005$4,626 Emile
2003$1,120,424,614The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
$406,875,536   X-Men 2
2002$927,598,249   The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
2001$887,210,985   The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
2000$296,872,367   X-Men
1993$87,282,095      Last Action Hero             

Has Houses And Pubs In London

McKellen has a house in London, United Kingdom, the Lord of the Rings trilogy live in the capital city in a home surrounded by gardens and a lot of other houses. The average price of a house in London is £1,059,010 (1,315,819).

Similarly, he also owns pubs in England including in Limehouse, London. The pub had another famous owner as it was previously a Charles Dickens’ property. The bar is over 500 years old and is a historic landmark.

The pub faced a lot of backlash after it barred around 30 locals that frequented the pub just before Christmas.

Philanthropy, Activism And Charity

McKellen is openly gay and has worked extensively for LGBTQ rights. He even fought the law when they proposed a potential bill to ban local authorities from promoting ‘homosexuality’. The law was enacted and was in place until 2000.

He also co-founded Stonewall, an organization that helps LGBTQ people for their struggles to get equal rights.

Apart from this, he has also worked with various other charities like Mines Advisory Group, National Literacy Trust, Only Make Believe, Step Forward The Make A Difference, Trust Variety Club, Whatever It Takes among others.

The iconic actor also went on a tour doing various stage shows and collected money for charity in January 2020, all in all, he gathered over £4 million ($4,976,540) that he donated to charities.

Long And Decorated Career As An Actor

McKellen has done a lot of work on theater and on film, the star has sometimes done Shakespearean work normally seen on theater on the silver screen. His first role on the big screen came in 1969 when he acted in The Promise.

After a break, he returned to the big screen in 1981 with Priest of Love. He followed up this performance with The Keep in 1983. 

Similarly, he starred on Plenty and Zina in 1985. After a few roles on Richard III, Swept from the Sea, Apt Pupil, etc. he starred in 2000’s X-Men where was the antagonist to Hugh Jackman and Halle Berry among others. 

This started his superstardom as he followed up X-Men (starring alongside longtime friend Sir Patrick Stewart) with The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring in 2001 and The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers in 2002 playing the iconic role of Gandalf the White.

In 2003, he starred in two blockbusters with X2 and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. After the LOTR trilogy ended, he worked in Eighteen, Neverwas, Asylum, and The Magic Roundabout in the following 2 years.

In similar fashion, 2006 saw him work on The Da Vinci Code and X-Men: The Last Stand. By this time, he had already become an icon especially for fans of sci-fi and fantasy. He reprised his role as Gandalf, this time Gandalf the Grey in 2012 with The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

The Hobbit trilogy was almost as well-received as the original LOTR series and further cemented his legendary status. He played Gandalf in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.

Some other popular films of this accomplished thespian are ‘Beauty and the Beast’, ‘Animal Crackers’, etc.

In addition to this revered film career, he also starred as Mel Hutchwright/Lionel Hipkiss on Coronation Street. Later, he also worked on Vicious as Freddie Thornhill.

His theater credits are also the stuff of legend, starting out in 1964 with A Scent of Flowers on stage. Later, Much Ado About Nothing featured him as Claudio. He would go on to star in a lot of epic stage works.

Some of his Shakespearean works have been touted by many as the best performance ever. He has also had his status as one of the biggest theatre stars written on stone after he won every major award there is in British theatre.

Short Biography

Ian McKellen was born Ian Murray McKellen on 25 May 1939 in Burnley, Lancashire, England to Denis Murray McKellen and Margery Lois Sutcliffe. He was the youngest child of 2 and the only son of his parents.

He went to Bolton school and started acting at the Bolton Little Theatre. Later he went to St Catharine’s College, Cambridge.

Regarding his relationships, he is possibly single as of May 2020. He dated Brian Taylor in the past for eight years.

The star is very good friends with Sir Patrick Stewart, his c-star from X-Men and friend from way before that. In fact, Sir Ian ordained the September 2013 wedding of Stewart and Sunny Ozel.

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Wes Anderson-Net Worth, Bio, Professional Life, Wife, Movies, Age, Height

Wes Anderson is a director and producer that has become a household name because of his critically and commercially successful movies. He has a unique filmmaking style that is instantly recognizable. The Academy Award-nominated director has also written award-winning screenplays.

Anderson’s films have been constantly revered for their distinct style, he uses comedy in his movies that have a tragedy occur in them. He can subvert expectations by sometimes releasing films like the Isle of Dogs.

What Is The Net Worth Of Director Wes Anderson?

Wes Anderson’s net worth in 2020 is around $30 million. He earned this net worth from a career in directing and producing. He started his career in 1992 and has since made himself one of the biggest names in the film industry.

Box Office Collection

Anderson is one of the most critically successful directors in the world, in addition to this, his films have also earned millions over the years. In fact, according to The Numbers, the director’s films have earned more than $498,704,762 as of April 2020.

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Here is a list of his films that have grossed millions at the box office

FilmBox OfficeTotal
Domestic (US) – Overseas 
The Grand Budapest Hotel$41 Million – $64.3 Million $105.3 Million
The Royal Tenenbaums$52.4 Million – $19.1 Million$71.4 Million
Moonrise Kingdom$45.5 Million – $22.8 Million$68.3 Million
Fantastic Mr. Fox$21 Million – $25.5 Million$46.5 Million
The Darjeeling Limited$11.9 Million – $23.2 Million$35.1 Million
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou$24 Million – $10.8 Million$34.8 Million
Rushmore (starring Bill Murray)$17.1 Million – N/A$17.1 Million
Bottle Rocket$500,000 – N/A$500,000

Budget Of Films

In a similar fashion, he has worked with multimillion dollars in budgets for these films, some of which made a profit and some which lost a lot of money. 

As a matter of fact, Bottle Rocket was made on a budget of $7 million and it only earned around $500,000.

The following table lists the budget of Anderson’s flicks.

YearMovieBudget
1996Bottle Rocket    $7 Million
1998Rushmore         $9 Million          
2001The Royal Tenenbaums             $21 Million       
2004     The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou      $50 Million       
2007The Darjeeling Limited             $16 Million       
2009     Fantastic Mr. Fox             $40 Million       
2012     Moonrise Kingdom             $16 Million       
2020 (Not Yet Released As Of May 2020)The French Dispatch$25 Million

There Is An Airbnb Dedicated To Wes Anderson And His Work

A listing on the accommodation-letting website in Ontario, Canada showcases a Wes Anderson-themed property, the house is themed after his quirky filmmaking style. 

Each room of the house gives light to a very different theme that is inspired by a Wes Anderson joint. The house has 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, and can accommodate up to 4 guests.

How Much Does Wes Anderson Make?

Wes Anderson, being one of the most sought-after directors in Hollywood has a hefty salary, according to Celebworth, he earns around $4.75 Million per year which is $395,833.

Raised Money For Martin Scorsese’s Film Foundation

A case of excellent director helping another excellent director, while promoting his film, Isle of Dogs he announced a campaign via which people could donate money to the cause, the reward for a donation could be a trip to London where they could meet the director.

The campaign raised over $250,000 and all the proceeds went to the Martin Scorsese’s Film Foundation which restores old films stored in analog tapes to preserve them.

Collaborations With A-Listers

Anderson has worked with some of the biggest names in Hollywood. In fact, he is famous for his work with Bill Murray, Willem Dafoe, Adrien Brody, etc.

Murray and Anderson have worked in 9 films, Murray also once took $9000 pay for his work in the Rushmore. Similarly, he has also collaborated on 8 films with Owen Wilson.

Work As An Actor And In Commercials

Wes first worked as an actor in 1996 with the film Bottle Rocket which he also directed and wrote, it was based on a short film. The film received more than mediocre reviews but bombed at the box office.

Then he worked on Rushmore as a director, writer, executive producer, and actor. He co-wrote the project with Owen Wilson. He also wrote, produced, and directed and acted in The Royal Tenenbaums.

The film was his breakthrough and started his ascent in the film industry. All of his acting roles in these films were uncredited cameos. He also voiced characters on Fantastic Mr. Fox and the hit comedy Sing.

Similarly, he has also directed commercials for multinational companies like American Express, Softbank, Stella Artois, etc. among others. He starred on the American Express commercial also writing and directing for the company.

For H&M, he worked with Adrien Brody to release the Come Together: A Fashion Picture in Motion commercial.

Career Insight

After debuting in the film industry by releasing Bottle Rocket in 1996, he co-wrote the film with Owen Wilson. His next collaboration was with the legendary Bill Murray in a comedy titled Rushmore.

This film started his long collaboration with Murray. Then he released The Royal Tenenbaums in 2001. He garnered huge success from the film. The film would make him immensely popular with movie fans.

Then in 2004, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou was released, he was the director, writer, and producer on the film. He produced ‘The Squid and the Whale’ in 2005. Two years later, he would release The Darjeeling Limited.

He directed, produced, and wrote Fantastic Mr. Fox in 2009, in a stop motion style which would later be closely associated with his films later on.

In 2014, The Grand Budapest Hotel starring Ralph Fiennes came out, the film became his most commercially successful film ever. He also produced She’s Funny That Way in the same year.

The director produced Escapes in 2017, and also released the critically acclaimed Isle of Dogs in 2018. The French Dispatch was set to release in 2020, but the dates may be postponed if the coronavirus pandemic rages on till late 2020. The film has an outstanding cast consisting of Timothée Chalamet, Bill Murray, Benicio del Toro, Tilda Swinton, Owen Wilson, and Saoirse Ronan to name a few. 

Short Biography

Wes Anderson was born Wesley Wales Anderson in Houston, Texas, the U.S. on May 1, 1969, to Texas Anderson and Melvern Anderson. He has 2 brothers, one who is a physician and another an artist whose work has been featured on some of Wes’ work.

He went to St. John’s School and graduated in 1987, later he went on to attend the University of Texas at Austin graduating with a degree in philosophy in 1990.

Anderson is dating Juman Malouf as of May 2020, they have a daughter together who was born in 2016. They started dating in 2010.   

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Brandon T. Jackson-Net Worth, Comedian, Life, Wife, Movies, Age, Height

Brandon T. Jackson is a comedian and actor known for his films like ‘Roll Bounce’, in addition to this, he is also a rapper who has collaborated with some big names like T-Pain. 

Jackson is also a writer and became immensely popular after he played Alpa Chino on the 2008 comedy blockbuster, Tropic Thunder. 

How Much Is The Net Worth Of Brandon T. Jackson?

Brandon T. Jackson has a net worth of around $6 million as of May 2020. He earned this fortune from an extensive career in acting.

Jackson has worked in show business for more than 20 years, during that time he has given a lot of memorable performances in comedy.

Earnings And Salary

The comedian is a decent earner in show business, according to Celebworth, he has a yearly salary of around $1 Million per year.

Career Insight

Brandon started his career on film in 2001 with Nikita Blues, the same year he also appeared in an uncredited role on Ali. The next year, 8 Mile was released on which he starred alongside Eminem. A short break later, he returned to the big screen in 2005 with Envy.

In 2005, he also starred on Roll Bounce and House of Grimm. Then in 2007, he starred on This Christmas and Big Stan.

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Similarly, 2008 saw the release of Tropic Thunder on which he played Alpa Chino working alongside Ben Stiller, Robert Downey Jr., and Jack Black. This role skyrocketed his popularity. The same year, he was also featured on Days of Wrath, The Day the Earth Stood Still, and Cuttin’ da Mustard.

Brandon T. Jackson had a small cameo role on Fast & Furious in 2009. A year later he starred on Tooth Fairy working alongside Dwayne Johnson.

In 2010, he was also a prominent character on Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief. The next year in 2011, he played a role in ‘Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son’ which got him a Worst Actress Raspberry award nomination.

He worked in a few minor roles before reprising his role as Grover Underwood on Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters. Some of his other well-known films are Approaching Midnight, Get a Job, Eloise, The Year of Spectacular Men, etc.

Jackson’s first on-screen role was in 1999 when he starred in Norm. In 2001, he also had a small role in The Zeta Project. A short break from the small screen later he was cast in the TV movie Super Sweet 16: The Movie.

Brandon played minor roles in Raising Hope and Californication before getting the main role in Deadbeat, which was a supernatural comedy series on the Hulu network. The show aired from 2014 to 2016.

After appearing on Drunk History and Wild ‘N Out in 2014, he was cast in the main role of Mr. Robinson in 2015. Starting the same year he made numerous cameos on BoJack Horseman. He also worked on American Dad! In 2016 and Face Value in 2017.

Short Biography of Brandon T. Jackson

Brandon T. Jackson was born Brandon Timothy Jackson on March 7, 1984, in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. to Wayne T. Jackson and Beverly Yvonne. He attended West Bloomfield High School and pursued a career in stand-up comedy after graduating.

Jackson is dating Denise Xavier as of May 2020 with whom he shares a daughter, he dated Annie Ilonzeh in the past. Apart from this, there is no information about his love life.

He has confirmed that he is not gay and even playing a gay closeted character on Tropic Thunder was a huge undertaking for him as it did not comply with his religious beliefs as a Black Hebrew Israelite. He also added that wearing women’s clothing was breaking one of his religious laws.   

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Richard Dean Anderson-Net Worth, Professional Life, Children, Wife, Movies, Age

What Is The Fortune Of Actor Richard Dean Anderson?

American actor Richard Dean Anderson is best known for playing the role of Colonel Jack O’Neill in the film, Stargate SG-1. Similarly, he is known for his works in General Hospital, MacGyver, Through the Eyes of a Killer, Pandora’s Clock, and Firehouse

As of May 2020, 70-year-old Richard has an estimated net worth of $20 million. Without a doubt, the actor earns hundreds of thousands of dollars of salary from his films and TV series. 

Turned Professional In 1976 & Was Active Throughout 2013

Dean Anderson earned his first role Dr. Jeff Webber on television series General Hospital from 1976 to 1980. After that, he featured in films movies and TV series Young Doctors in Love, The Facts of Life, Today’s F.B.I., and The Love Boat

Again, Anderson gained popularity from starring as Adam McFadden on the series Seven Brides for Seven Brothers with Drake Hogestyn and Peter Horton from 1982 to 1983. Likewise, in 1986, he featured in the film Ordinary Heroes.

Moreover, Richard gained more fame in 1985 for the portrayal of the television show, MacGyver with Dana Elcar and Bruce McGill

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From 1997 to 2005, he appeared as Јасk О’Nеіl in the military science fiction adventure TV series, Ѕtаrgаtе ЅG-1 with Michael Shanks, Amasa Tapping, Christopher Judge, and Beau Bridges.

Furthermore, Dean Anderson’s notable acting credits include movies and TV shows such as Lеgеnd, Ѕtаrgаtе Unіvеrѕе, Ѕtаrgаtе Аtlаntіѕ, Fаіrlу Lеgаl & Raising Hope.

Since 2013, he is not active in acting & most recently appeared in an episode of TV series Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23.

Is A Resident Of Malibu

As of May 2020, Richard lives in Malibu, California, in the United States.

The house 3,835 sq ft featuring 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms was purchased for $1.06 million in 1987. Without a doubt, the American actor & producer enjoys a lavish lifestyle with such a hefty fortune.

Is Active Participant In Charity Works These Days

After retiring from acting in 2013, no update on Richard’s comeback to the industry is out. Rather, the General Hospital actor is active in charity works & is a member of the Board of Advisors of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society.

The recipient of the 1995 Celebrity Award for his contribution to Make-a-Wish Foundation campaigns, Anderson supports many organizations such as Waterkeeper Alliance, Challengers Boys and Girls Club, and Special Olympics.

Short-Biography

Richard Dean Anderson was born on January 23, 1950, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the United States to teacher father, Stuart Jay Anderson, and artist mother, Jocelyn Rhae Carter

Richard spent his childhood with his three brothers, Jeffrey Scott, Thomas John, and James Stuart

Anderson attended Roseville Area High School and Ramsey High School. Similarly, he enrolled at Ohio University and St. Cloud State University

Is Richard Dean Anderson Married?

Ѕtаrgаtе ЅG-1 star Richard is in a relationship with Apryl A. Prose since 1996. He along with his partner welcomed their only child, daughter, Wylie Quinn Annarose Anderson on August 2, 1998. 

Prior to that, 6 feet 2 inches tall Dean Anderson was in numerous relationships. He dated actresses like Sela Ward, Teri Hatcher, and Lara Flynn Boyle

Also, he was in a romantic relationship with a German ice-skater Katarina Witt.

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Jason Priestley-House, Girlfriend, Height, Net Worth, Movies, Bio, Life

Actor Jason Priestley is perhaps best-known for his role as Brandon Walsh on ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’. Similarly, he has worked in a number of popular TV shows. Starting out in 1984, he has since made himself a TV staple.

Priestley is also a director and has worked in numerous films as a director including 7th Heaven, The Secret Life of the American Teenager, ‘Cas and Dylan’, etc. He is also a race car driver and once got injured when he crashed into a wall at 180 miles per hour.

What Is The Net Worth Of Jason Priestley?

Jason Priestley has a net worth of around $20 million as of May 2020. He made this net worth primarily from a career as an actor.

Priestley’s 1986 debut on the big screen established himself in the industry. Then he worked on a series of films that made him popular among movie fans.

Sold House In Toluca Lake

The ’90210′ actor had a house in Toluca Lake that he bought for $2.14 million in May 2007. The estate has 3 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms.

His former estate is spread over 3,200 sq. ft. The star listed the house in $2.1 million in 2011 and later the property was sold for $2 million taking a $140,000 loss.

He later bought a house in Studio City, California, USA, for around $2,720,000. The estate spread over 5,075 square feet, and had 5 bedrooms along with 6.5 bathrooms.

Salary And Box Office Earnings

Priestley earned a salary of $70,000 per episode and earned $46,000 on top of the $70,000 for his directorial work. Similarly, various online sources have claimed that he earns $2.64 million on a yearly basis.

The actor has a lot of acting credits on various hits at the box office. Here is a list of his earnings over the years.

Box Office EarningsMovie
$7,177,431The Boy Who Could Fly 
$940,173Watchers          
$2,501,113Calendar Girl    
$56,505,065Tombstone       
$8,423Coldblooded    
$2,542,264        Love and Death on Long Island (1998)
$18,260,865Eye of the Beholder       
$45,170Barenaked in America   
$160,268Cherish
$320,092Die Mommie Die            
$2,784Zoom   

Career On TV

Priestley’s first role on TV was in 1978’s Stacey. Then after a short break later, he played roles on Airwolf, 21 Jump Street, and Danger Bay. After a small appearance in MacGyver in 1988, he was cast in the main role of Buzz Gunderson in Teen Angel in 1989.

The same year, he was also part of the main ensemble in Sister Kate. In 1990, he had the lead role on Teen Angel Returns before being cast as part of the main cast in ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’. He played the role of Brandon Walsh starting from 1990 till 2000.

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His work on ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ made him a popular name in American TV. His most memorable role of 1992 was his voice role on Eek! The Cat and when he hosted Saturday Night Live.

Priestley starred on the TV movies Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye, Common Ground, and Homicide: The Movie in 2000 along with a small role in The 11 O’Clock Show.

In 2002, he worked in Jeremiah, Tom Stone, Warning: Parental Advisory, and The True Meaning of Christmas Specials. After some mediocre TV shows like Quintuplets and Rides, he was cast as Jack Harper in True Calling in 2004.

Some of his other popular TV shows include Love Monkey, Side Order of Life, Haven, Call Me Fitz, etc.

Short Biography

Jason Priestley was born Jason Bradford Priestley on August 28, 1969, in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, to Lorne Priestley and Sharon Mason. 

He went to Argyle Secondary School and has a sister named Justine Priestley.

Priestley is married to Naomi Lowde as of May 2020. They tied the knot on May 14, 2005, and have a daughter Ava Veronica (b. July 2, 2007) and a son. Before this, he was married to Ashlee Peterson from 1999 to 2000.

In the past, he has dated Andrea Corr, Christine Elise, and Robyn Lively.

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Sam Elliott-Girlfriend, Height, Net Worth, Movies, Bio, Life, Daughter

Sam Elliott is one of the most recognizable actors in the world, he is especially known for his distinct deep voice. He became popular with roles in western films and later in various diverse roles that got him cult status.

He made himself immensely famous for his roles on The Big Lebowski, Blood Diamond, Ghost Rider, Up in the Air, etc. He has also received critical acclaim and has garnered a lot of accolades over the years.

How Much Is The Net Worth Of Sam Elliott?

Sam Elliott has a net worth of around $10 million as of May 2020, he made this net worth primarily from his career as an actor.

He started his career more than 53 years ago in film and is one of the best-recognized actors in the world.

Houses In California And Oregon

The star has a house in California, that has shrubbery all around the house. It is constructed in the classic American style.     

Although there is no information about the price of his house the average price of the homes in California is $578,267.

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Similarly, he has a beautiful and isolated home in Oregon surrounded by lush grass. The median price of a home in Oregon is $372,868.

Box Office Collections

EarningsMovie
$982,625           The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot (2019)
$433,848,172   A Star is Born (2018)
$4,112,369        The Hero (2017)
$24,148,488      Rock Dog (2016)
$333,771,037   The Good Dinosaur (2015)
$119,364           Digging for Fire (2015)
$7,440,964        Grandma (2015)
$7,464,765        I’ll See You in My Dreams (2015)
$29,847,480      Draft Day (2014)
$21,087,760      The Company You Keep (2012)
$7,300 The Big Bang (2011)
$89,895,930      Marmaduke (2010)
$80,480,566      Did You Hear About the Morgans? (2009)
$166,842,739   Up in the Air (2009)
$367,262,558   The Golden Compass (2007)
$229,545,589   Ghost Rider (2007)
$118,583,844   Barnyard: The Original Party Animals (2006)
$40,016,662      Thank You For Smoking (2006)
$1,310,368        Off the Map (2005)
$245,075,434   Hulk (2003)
$114,658,262   We Were Soldiers (2002)
$17,804,273      The Contender (2000)
$166,082           The Hi-Lo Country (1998)
$46,189,568      The Big Lebowski (1998)
$56,505,065      Tombstone (1993)
$10,731,997      Gettysburg (1993)
$7,241,350        Rush (1991)
$17,854,933      Sibling Rivalry (1990)
$16,115,398      Prancer (1989)
$30,050,028      Road House (1989)
$12,046,526      Fatal Beauty (1987)
$42,417,782      Mask (1985)
$102,310,653   Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

Voice And On-Screen Persona

Elliot has a distinct voice that is instantly recognized by any movie fan worth his salt. 

He has made a persona as a deep-voiced embodiment of the ‘Old West’ in Hollywood. His performances as Johnny Lawler, Card Player #2, Missouri Townsman, etc. have made him popular for his Western persona.

The actor is also famous for brandishing a mustache unlike any other. 

Despite his looks and voice, he has also wowed audiences by showing off his skills as a character actor with roles in intense works like Murder in Texas, A Death in California, The Shadow Riders, etc.  

His role on The Big Lebowski in which he starred alongside Jeff Bridges as ‘the dude’ in the hilarious film, has also made him a cult favorite.

He was nominated for an Academy Award in 2019 for his role on A Star Is Born working alongside Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper in 2019.  

Similarly, he has received two Golden Globe Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film. He was also nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role in 2019 for A Star Is Born.      

Short Biography

Sam Elliott was born Samuel Pack Elliott on August 9, 1944, in Sacramento, California, the U.S. to Henry Nelson Elliott and Glynn Mamie Sparks.

He went to David Douglas High School graduating in 1962. Later he joined the University of Oregon before attending and completing a two-year program at Clark College. 

Elliot is married to longtime partner Katharine Ross as of May 2020. They tied the knot more than 35 years ago on May 1, 1984. They have a daughter together named Cleo Rose Elliott who is a musician. The pair met while working in the film Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.

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Philip Seymour Hoffman-Girlfriend, Net Worth, Movies, Death, Bio, Life

Philip Seymour Hoffman was an actor popular for his supporting roles in various blockbusters. Starting his career in 1991 he made himself a frequent choice for supporting roles and made himself a pop culture icon by acting in films like The Big Lebowski, Patch Adams, etc.  

Hoffman’s performances range from goofy to intense and he has received critical acclaim for his work on films like The Master, Capote, etc. in fact, his role on Capote gave him the Oscar for best actor.

How Much Was The Net Worth Of Philip Seymour Hoffman At The Time Of His Death?

Philip Seymour Hoffman was worth $35 million dollars at the time of his death in 2014. He made this net worth primarily as an actor in supporting roles with the occasional turn as a lead character.

His 23-year career made him an instantly recognizable star on film he rarely played a lead character but his only Academy Award win comes from his turn as a lead character.

West Village House Was Sold

The house in which the revered actor was found dead was sold in 2019. He had bought the apartment in 2002.

The property was sold around 5 years after his death for $2.57 million. The house has an 800-square-foot of space which contains two bedrooms, a working fireplace, and a roof terrace.

The actor also owned another house at 68 Jane Street where he lived with partner Mimi O’Donnell and their children. He had paid $4.25 million for the property back in 2008.

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Estate Tax: Legal Mistake In Will

Hoffman was once of the most sought-after character actors in the world and had a hefty salary and was worth $35 million when he died. 

The actor had a will in 2004 when he had only one child but had not updated the will to include his other two children.

Similarly, he and his then partner Mimi O’Donnell were not married meaning she would not get any of the spousal tax exemptions.

According to Federal law and tax rates in 2014, the first $5.34 million of the $35 million would be exempt from taxation but the excess would all be taxed more than 40%.

Similarly, his hometown state New York also levied 16% tax on assets given or left to non-spouses with an only exemption for the first $1 million.

The total estate tax levied on the total assets of the late actor would be $15.1 million unless placed in a trust, which as mentioned above excluded his youngest 2 children.

Box Office Collections

In addition to being a critically acclaimed actor, Hoffman also played roles in films that grossed multimillion dollars at the box office.

Some of his movies and their box office collections are in the table below. According to Ultimatemovierankings, the average movie starring Philip Seymour Hoffman grossed $74.30 million.

Earnings At Box OfficeMovie
$648,986,787   The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 (2015) [starring Jennifer Lawrence]
$766,575,131   The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 (2014)
$36,068,890      A Most Wanted Man (2014)
$176,311           God’s Pocket (2014)
$864,868,047      The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
$8,038,792        A Late Quartet (2012)
$50,879,131      The Master (2012) [starring Joaquin Phoenix]
$77,735,925      The Ides of March (2011)
$111,300,835   Moneyball (2011)
$37,472,651      The Boat That Rocked (2009)
$32,714,818      The Invention of Lying (2009) [starring Ricky Gervais]
$53,191,101      Doubt (2008)
$4,383,538        Synecdoche, New York (2008)
$119,512,771   Charlie Wilson’s War (2007)
$10,642,023      The Savages (2007)
$24,909,088      Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead (2007)
$2,077,844        Strangers with Candy (2006)
$399,387,745   Mission: Impossible III (2006)
$49,924,079      Capote (2005)
$173,044,410   Along Came Polly (2004)
$165,173,909   Cold Mountain (2003)
$1,147,871        Owning Mahowny (2003)
$213,137           Love Liza (2002)
$25,344,490      25th Hour (2002)
$24,591,031      Punch-Drunk Love (2002)

Cause Of Death

The star had struggled with drugs and addiction all throughout his life, in 2014 sources close to Hoffman had said that he had his drug problems under control. However, the star had relapsed and taken a mixture of heroin and other prescription drugs at the time.

He was found dead in his bathroom on February 2, 2014, and the cause of death was confirmed to be “acute mixed drug intoxication, including heroin, cocaine, benzodiazepines, and amphetamine”.

His funeral was attended by a lot of A-listers including Julianne Moore, Michelle Williams, Ethan Hawke, Chris Rock, etc.  

The whole industry grieved the loss of the star and the American Playwriting Foundation was established in his memory by David Bar Katz.  

Philanthropy

David Bar Katz filed a lawsuit against the National Enquirer after they published an inaccurate story that reported an alleged story of a homosexual relationship between Katz and Hoffman.

Katz filed a $50 million lawsuit against the publication and won funding for the American Playwriting Foundation which was started in Hoffman’s memory after the National Enquirer settled.

David first knew about the affair after his son said to him “Dad, there’s something online about you and Phil being lovers,”.

The foundation will provide $45,000 each year to produce a play that has not gotten funding yet. Hoffman himself was a passionate artist in the theatre whose dedication to his craft was as popular as the actor himself.

Some actors have also revered his dedication by saying the foundation was in honor of “Hoffman’s dogged pursuit of artistic truth.”

In addition to this, the late actor worked with other foundations like Actors Fund of America, Feeding America, Red Cross, Unite for Japan among others supporting causes for AIDS & HIV research, creative arts, disaster relief, human rights, hunger alleviation, etc.

Short Biography

Philip Seymour Hoffman was born Philip Hoffman on July 23, 1967, in Fairport, New York, U.S. to Gordon S. Hoffman and Marilyn O’Connor. He passed away on February 2, 2014.

Philip had 3 siblings; a brother named Gordy and two sisters named Jill and Emily.

He and his siblings were mostly raised by their mother after their parents divorced when Philip was nine years old. His interest in theatre sparked when he was aged 12 and saw the production of Arthur Miller’s All My Sons.

He also developed a passion for acting saying “I loved the camaraderie of it, the people, and that’s when I decided it was what I wanted to do.”

Seymour went to New York State Summer School of the Arts and later went to New York University’s (NYU) Tisch School of the Arts.

Hoffman remained secretive about his personal life and relationships even said that he preferred not to talk about his family in public.

He was in a relationship with Mimi O’Donnell for 14 years. 

They first started dating in 1999 and separated just months prior to Hoffman’s death, however, O’Donnell said that she was committed to staying with him but they had hit a rough patch. 

They gave birth to two daughters and a son. 

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Robert Wagner-Family, Girlfriend, Net Worth, Movies, Death, Bio, Life

Robert Wagner is a veteran actor known for his more than 70 years of contribution to cinema. He is best known for his work on the TV shows It Takes a Thief and Switch.

The star actor has also worked in some popular movies like A Kiss Before Dying, The Pink Panther, Harper, The Towering Inferno, etc.

In addition to this, he garnered infamy after Natalie Wood’s sister blamed him for Wood’s death and he was also named a person of interest in an ongoing investigation.

How Much is The Net Worth Of Robert Wagner?

Robert Wagner has a net worth of around $15 million in 2020. Wagner started his career back in 1950 and has since made himself one of the most well-known actors in the world.

Over the course of his 7-decade long career, he has worked in some incredible films and has earned a huge salary.

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Salary And Box Office Performance

According to various online sources, the star earns a salary of around $2.38 Million per year. The actor has also worked in some huge box office hits, here is a list of his films and their box office earnings over the years.

MovieBox Office Collection
Tab Hunter Confidential (2015)$85,812             
Northpole (2014)$550,835           
Making the Boys (2011)$33,833             
Hoot (2006)$8,224,998        
Hollywood Homicide (2003)$50,409,753      
Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)$296,338,663   
Play it to the Bone (1999)$8,427,204        
Crazy in Alabama (1999)$1,954,202        
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)$312,383,487   
Wild Things (1998)$55,576,699      
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)$67,683,989      
Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993)$35,112,679      
The Player (1992)$28,876,702      
Delirious (1991)$4,755,853        
Curse of the Pink Panther (1983)$3,374,312        
The Concorde: Airport ’79 (1979)$13,000,000      
Midway (1976)$66,420,000      
Towering Inferno (1974)$139,700,000   
Winning (1969)$14,644,335      
Harper (1966)$12,000,000      
The Pink Panther (1964)$10,878,107      
The Longest Day (1962)$50,100,000      

Houses In Aspen And California

The veteran actor has a house in Aspen, Colorado, US. The house of the star has not been made public but the average house price in Aspen is $1,930,136. 

In addition to this, he also had a house in Los Angeles, California, US that he co-owned with Jill St. John. The property located in Old Oak Road, Brentwood, California, USA is spread over 4,556 square feet, which contains 6 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms.   

The property also has a guest house of 2,448 square feet containing 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. He and Jill St. John sold the house for a price of around $15,000,000 in 2007.

Named Person Of Interest In Wife Natalie Wood’s Accidental Death

Natalie Wood and Wagner married twice-first they married in 1957 and after a public and nasty battle, they divorced in 1962. Wood’s sister claimed that one of the reasons for their divorce was due to Wagner’s alleged gay affair.

After their divorce, Wagner married Marion Marshall- they also did not last long and after divorcing Marion, he and Wood reconciled, tying the knot again in 1972.

Wood died after drowning near the Splendour yacht on which Wagner and Christopher Walken were also on board. The first autopsy said that the cause of her death was drowning. Later the cause was amended as drowning and other undetermined factors.

The case was reopened in November 2011. After a long investigation, the star was named a person of interest in the investigation in 2018. No further information has divulged but a documentary has been released in 2020 titled Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind.

The documentary has explored the mysterious death of Wood.

Short Biography

Robert Wagner was born Robert John Wagner Jr. on February 10, 1930, in Detroit, Michigan, the U.S. to Robert John Wagner Sr. and Hazel Alvera Wagner. He went to Saint Monica Catholic High School.

The star has been married 4 times to 3 women over the course of his life. His first marriage came in 1957 to Natalie Wood. They divorced in 1962, later he would remarry Wood in 1972 until she died in 1981.

Between his marriages to Natalie, he married Marion Marshall in 1963 and their marriage lasted until 1971.

As of May 2020, he is married to Jill St. John, he married her in 1990.  

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Adam McKay-Girlfriend, Net Worth, Movies, TV Shows, Bio, Life

Academy-ward nominee Adam McKay is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, comedian, and actor who is widely known for his works in films such as Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, The Other Guys, and The Big Shot.  

Similarly, he also worked as head writer for the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live from 1995 to 2001. Over the past 34-years, Adam has been involved in the arts sector of the entertainment industry.

How Much Is Adam McKay’s Net Worth?

As of 2020, he is estimated to own net worth at around $40 million as per Celebrity Net Worth. Adam’s primary source of his million-dollar fortune is his as a director-producer. 

Moroever, he also garners a decent sum of money form his acting career. 

As per various online sources, a screenwriter reportedly makes as low as $60,000 to as high as $100,000 per year. Similarly, a director makes around $95,263 on average and a producer makes $68,500 annually. 

In 2006, Adam reportedly made $2 million for his work as a screenwirter in the movie Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby. 

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Owned a House in Los Feliz

The 52-year-old actor-director owned a 2,887 sq.ft house in Los Feliz. He purchased the 4-bedroom and 4-bathroom house for $1.485 million back in 2003. 

He currently resides in Hancock Park, Los Angeles where the median house price starts at around $2.5 million. 

How Did He Rise To Stardom?

McKay first auditioned for the Saturday Night Live to be an onscreen performer, however, he did not make the cut but earned him a job as a head writer. He served in SNL from 1995 to 2001 for to seasons.

Following his departure from SNL, he and Will Ferrell teamed up to write the comedy films Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Step Brothers, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, and The Other Guys

He also worte films such as The Campaign in 2012 and Daddy’s Home starring Mark Wahlberg and Linda Cardellini in 2015. 

As a producer, he has produced some of the hit films like Land of the Lost, The Goods: Live Hard, The Viginity Hill, Casa de Mi Padre, Tammy, Get Hard, Sleeping with Other People, and The Boss

In 2015, he wrote and directed the film adaption of Michael Lewis’ non-fiction book The Big Short. He received the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for his work in the film. 

Moreove,r from 2015 to October 2016, he hosted the science-comed podcast titled Surprisingly Awesome along with Adam Davidson

He is set to work with Jennifer Lawrence for a biopic film titled Bad Blood which is based on the book Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup. 

Short Biography and Personal Details

Adam McKay was boen on 17th April 1968 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the United States of America to Sarah who was a waitress. He is an American and has white ethnic descent. 

He went and graduated from Great Valley High School and Pennsylvania State University. He also enrolled at Temple University before dropping out. 

McKay is married to his long-term girlfriend Shira Piven who is popular for directing Welcome to Me and Kristen Wiig. The couple exchanged their wedding vows in 1999 and share two children. 

Did You Know? Adam is one of the foundign members of the Upright Citizens Brigade comedy troupe. 

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Dabney Coleman-Wife, Children, Net Worth, House, Movies, Bio, Life

The legendary actor Dabney Coleman has embarked on show-business since 1961, spending over a half-century in the industry with dozens of successful movies and TV shows under his belt. Coleman made his big break playing the SFFD deputy chief 1 in the 1974 disaster movie The Towering Inferno

The actor is also notable for his roles in many other hit movies including 9 to 5 (1980), On Golden Pond (1981), Cloak & Dagger (1984), The Beverly Hillbillies (1993), and You’ve Got Mail (1998). His TV credits are The Guardian (2001–2004) and Recess (1997–2001) as well. 

Dabney’s refulgent career also includes many prestigious accolades like Primetime Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award, as well as a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. 

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Dabney Coleman’s Riches

Besides popularity, the actor Dabney Coleman has also earned a considerable amount of money through his decade long career in the entertainment industry.

Dabney’s estimated net worth as per Celebrity Net Worth is $5 million in 2020.  

Income Sources And Salary

Along with years-long experience as an entertainer, Dabney is undoubtedly paid a huge salary, the detail of his exact figure is still unavailable though.  

Coleman has worked in a number of hit movies. Some of them are following, 

Movie Budget – Box OfficeCast Members
The Towering Inferno (1974)$14 million – $116.4 millionSteve McQueen and Paul Newman
9 to 5 (1980)$10 million – $103.3 million Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin
On Golden Pond (1981)$15 million – $119.3 millionKatharine Hepburn, Jane Fonda, and Henry Fonda
Tootsie (1982)$21 million – $177.2 millionDustin Hoffman, Jessica Lange, and Teri Garr
You’ve Got Mail (1998)$65 million – $250.8 millionTom Hanks, Meg Ryan, and Parker Posey

As per sources, the average annual salary of the actor is over $53,000. 

Where Does He  Live?  

Dabney Coleman currently resides in Los Angeles. The actor also listed his traditional-style home located in Brentwood, California for rent at $11,500 a month in 2018. The mansion first came in the market with an asking fee of $12,000 a month in July 2017. 

The 3,000 square feet mansion has four bedrooms and 3½ bathrooms. It was built in 1948 and revamped a decade ago also. The house has a kidney-shaped swimming pool too. 

Humanitarian Work 

In 1998, Dabney Coleman was teamed-up with fellow actor Bronson Pinchot at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, to raise awareness of protecting the local forests. They also educated many other local inhabitants on how to protect jungles nationwide through their campaign.  

Besides, Coleman is also an avid tennis player and often participates in various charity tournaments. 

Short-Bio Of Dabney Coleman

Dabney Coleman was born on 3rd Jan 1932, in Austin, Texas to Melvin Randolph and Mary Wharton Coleman. In 1949, he joined the Virginia Military Institute. 

Coleman later went on to study law at the University of Texas before pursuing a career in acting. He was also enlisted in the United States Army in 1953. 

Wife And Children 

Dabney Coleman first married Ann Courtney Harrell on 21st Dec 1957. Their relationship, however, ended in divorce after two years of marriage. 

On 11th December 1961, the actor went on to marry Jean Hale, an actress. The former couple also has three children, two daughters Quincy Coleman and Kelly Johns, and a son named Randy Coleman. He also has daughter Meghan Coleman from his previous relationship.   

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