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After unveiling the list of the highest paid film actors and actresses of the moment, Variety attacked highest television salaries for the year 2021. This list includes big names … in cinema like Henry Cavill, Jude Law and Kate Winslet who have all done well to turn to the small screen.
Highest-paid actor on the small screen Chris Pratt
And whoever offers himself the jackpot is, little surprise, or not: Chris Pratt. The Peter Quill / Star-Lordest of Guardians of the Galaxy perfectly negotiated his return to the small screen (remember he started in Everwood and Parks and Recreation): to play in Terminal List, a series intended for Amazon Prime, the actor will indeed touch the trifle of 1.4 million dollars (about 1.2 million euros) per episode. To be discovered in 2022.
Very well paid too, but we already knew that these are Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis, the three funny ladies from Sex and the City and who therefore had a hollow nose by taking their iconic characters in And Just Like That … So who are the highest paid stars on TV? Here is the best of the best:
- David Harbor and Winona Ryder: $ 350,000 to $ 400,000 per episode of Stranger Things
- Sara Gilbert, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf: $ 400,000 per episode of The Conners
- Ted Danson: $ 400,000 per episode of Mr. Mayor
- Brian Cox: $ 400 to $ 500,000 per episode of Succession
- Jeremy Strong, Kieran Culkin, Sarah Snook: $ 300 to $ 350,000 per episode of Succession
- Jason Sudeikis: $ 400,000 per episode of Ted Lasso
- Henry Cavill: $ 400,000 per episode of The Witcher
- Jude Law: $ 425,000 per episode of The Third Day
- Angela Bassett: $ 450,000 per episode of 9-1-1
- Alec Baldwin $ 575,000 per episode of Dr Death
- Viola Davis, Michelle Pfeiffer, Gillian Anderson: $ 600,000 per episode of The First Lady
- Pedro Pascal: $ 600,000 per episode of The Last of Us
- Steve Martin and Martin Short: $ 600,000 per episode of Only Murders in the Building
- Kate Winslet: $ 650,000 per episode of Mare of Easttown
- Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis: $ 650 to $ 750,000 per episode of And Just like that…
- Bryan Cranston: $ 750,000 per episode of Your Honor
- Jeff Bridges: $ 1 million per episode of The Old Man
- Chris Pratt: $ 1.4 million per episode of Terminal List
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