Burt Lancaster Net Worth
Burt Lancaster net worth: Burt Lancaster was an American actor who had a net worth of $40 million. Born in Manhattan, New York on November 2, 1913, Lancaster was best known for his physical appearance including his blue eyes and athletic build. He attended DeWitt High School as well as New York University and became active in the entertainment industry in 1946. He was often typecast for "tough guy" characters but later pursued complexity in his roles, thus presenting him as one of the greatest actors of his time. He was nominated for four Academy Awards, one of which he actually received, along with a Golden Globe, for his performance in Elmer Gantry. He also ran his own production company known as Hecht-Hill-Lancaster, which was recognized as the most esteemed company in Hollywood in the 1950s. Lancaster was honored as number nineteen on the list of the greatest male stars of all time according to the American Film Institute. Lancaster appeared in over 74 films throughout his career including staples such as Desert Fury. He also appeared in approximately twelve television productions between 1974 and 1991. Lancaster had been married three times to June Erst from 1935 to 1946, Norma Anderson from 1946 to 1969, and lastly to Susan Martin from 1990 until his death after suffering a stroke on November 30, 1990, which caused him to be partially paralyzed, followed by a heart attack on October 20, 1994. He had five children by the names of Bill, James, Susan, Joanna, and Sighle. One of Burt's biggest paydays came from 1970's "Airport", which he thought was a "piece of junk". Burt owned 10% of the film's profits which resulted in a $5 million payday. That's around $30 million after adjusting for inflation.