These Are The Highest-Paid Film and Television Roles Of All Time

From television stars like Jerry Seinfeld to film actresses like Angelina Jolie, you won't believe how much it costs to hire the best of the best. With a paycheck upwards of a million dollars, it's no wonder some actors see so much success...

Jerry Seinfeld, $1.5 Million

Jerry Seinfeld was paid $1.5 million per Seinfeld episode. He was literally paid to play himself on TV. NBC apparently offered him upwards of $5 million to do a tenth season, but he'd declined. 


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The More You Know

  • Charles Bronson, Britain's most violent prisoner, actually shaved his trademark mustache off so Tom Hardy could wear it during the filming of "Bronson", which was based on his life in prison.
  • A "Harry Potter" stunt double was paralyzed on the job.
  • As a child, Jim Carrey wore tap shoes to bed just in case his parents needed cheering up in the middle of the night.
  • Nestl√© supplied 1,850 bars of real chocolate for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
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