Burt Lancaster Net Worth

How much is Burt Lancaster Worth?

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Burt Lancaster net worth:
$60 Million

Burt Lancaster net worth and salary: Burt Lancaster was an American actor who had a net worth of $60 million. Burt Lancaster was born in Manhattan, New York on November 2, 1913. He was a Hollywood leading man who was known for his deep blue eyes and athletic build. He attended DeWitt High School followed by New York University. He became active in the entertainment industry in 1946. He was often typecast for "tough guy" characters but later pursued complexity in his roles. He would eventually be known as one of the greatest actors of his time. He was nominated for four Academy Awards, winning one for his performance in Elmer Gantry. That part also won Burt a Golden Globe.

Hecht-Hill-Lancaster Productions: Burt was one of the pioneering actors to run their own production company. His company, Hecht-Hill-Lancaster, was one of the most successful studios in Hollywood in the 1950s, churning out hits like Trapeze, Sweet Smell of Success, Separate Tables and more. 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 was married three times, first to June Erst from 1935 to 1946, then Norma Anderson from 1946 to 1969, and lastly to Susan Martin from 1990 until his death. He died on October 20, 1994. He suffered a stroke on November 30, 1990, which caused him to be partially paralyzed, followed by a heart attack on October 20, 1994.

Burt Lancaster Salary Highlights: Burt earned $20,000 to star in 1946's The Killers. That's the same as around $263,000 today. He then earned $45,000 to star in 1947's Brute Force. That's the same as around $600,000 today. He earned $50,000 for 1948's All My Sons. He earned $120,000 for From Here to Eternity in 1953, the same as $1.2 million today. He earned $150,000 for The Young Savages in 1961. One of his biggest career acting paydays came in 1961 when he earned $750,000 for Judgement at Nuremberg. That's the same as around $6.3 million in today's dollars. He earned the same amount for 1977's Twilight Last Gleaming, but by then this was worth "only" around $3.2 million in today's dollars.

Airport Payday: Burt's biggest-career paydays came from 1970's "Airport", which he thought was a "piece of junk". That piece of junk went on to earn $100 million on a budget of $10 million. Burt requested 10% of the film's profits. This resulted in a $5 million payday in 1970. That's the same as $30 million today after adjusting for inflation.

Burt Lancaster Net Worth

Burt Lancaster

Net Worth:$60 Million
Date of Birth:Nov 2, 1913 - Oct 20, 1994 (80 years old)
Gender:Male
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Profession:Actor, Film Producer, Film director, Circus Performer, Salesman, Soldier, Voice Actor
Nationality:United States of America
Last Updated:2019
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