The Force at The Box Office

Actors who land a part in Star Wars can be assured of one thing: They’ll have a hit movie to add to their résumé. Or as Yoda might say, “Find success at the box office they will.” But to what degree do they owe the franchise for their career success? In this visualization, we analyze the careers of 24 actors by comparing the total box office revenue they earned from the Star Wars saga to their total career box office revenue.

Anthony Daniels

Kenny Baker

Frank Oz

Peter Mayhew

Mark Hamill

Harrison Ford

Carrie Fisher

Ian McDiarmid

Samuel L. Jackson

Ewan McGregor

Natalie Portman

David Prowse

Alec Guinness

Christopher Lee

Ahmed Best

Warwick Davis

Jeremy Bulloch

James Earl Jones

Hayden Christensen

Billy Dee Williams

Daisy Ridley

John Boyega

Oscar Isaac

Adam Driver

Total Box Office Revenue


Numbers updated as of April 5, 2017.

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