25. Ian McKellan
Sir Ian McKellan is one of the most respected actors in the world. He is known to many for roles such as Gandalf in the “Lord of the Rings” film trilogy and as Magneto in the “X-Men” films. His films have grossed $2,009.8 billion worldwide.
McKellan has played roles in many film genres, ranging from Shakespearean theatre to science fiction. He is beloved by audiences and continues to act live and on film.
Highest Grossing Film: McKellan’s role as Gandalf helped this installment of the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy, “Return of the King,” gross $377.0 million. (Photo: AP)