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. 

Everyone's Favorite Sitcom

Written by Larry David, Seinfeld follows Jerry and his friends George, Kramer, and Elaine as they navigate their careers and love lives in New York. In the show, Jerry is still a stand-up comedian, and many of his real sets are included in the show.


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The More You Know

  • Rob Lowe is deaf in his right ear.
  • While shooting 'Batman Begins' (2005) in Chicago, a drunk driver panicked and crashed into the Batmobile because he thought it was an invading alien.spacecraft
  • While filming ‘The Machinist,’ Christian Bale only ate an apple and a can of tuna each day. His goal was to weigh 100 pounds before producers stopped him.
  • Toto was paid $125 per week while filming The Wizard of Oz.
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Post originally appeared on Upbeat News.