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Top Box Office Movie Stars of 1953

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You were dying to know the Top 10 Box Office movie stars of 1953, weren't you?

Well, you've come to the right place.

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This list is taken from the film industry's Photoplay magazine, which conducted an annual poll of theatre owners. The survey asked which actors generated the biggest box office returns of the year.

Here are the results of that poll, the top money-making Hollywood actors of 1953.

1. Gary Cooper (Oscar Winner)

Gary Cooper

2. Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis (Comedy Team)

Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis

3. John Wayne (Oscar Winner)

John Wayne

4. Alan Ladd (Often Voted Fan Favourite)

Alan Ladd

5. Bing Crosby (Singer & Oscar-Winning Actor)

Bing Crosby

6. Marilyn Monroe (The Legend)

Marilyn Monroe

7. James Stewart (Oscar Winner)

James Stewart

8. Bob Hope (Actor and Comedian)

Bob Hope

9. Susan Hayward (Oscar Winner)

Susan Hayward

10. Randolph Scott (Actor, Known for Westerns)

Randolph Scott

All images from Wikimedia Commons.

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