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Will Ferrel Is Most Overpaid Hollywood Actor, Again

November 6, 2010 (3:41 am) GMT
For the second time in a row, Ferrell is placed number one in the list of actors whose movies earn little compared to their salaries.
Will Ferrell

Funnyman has been named Hollywood's Most Overpaid Star for the second year running. The "Elf" actor's slew of box office bombs earned a paltry $3.35 for every $1 the star pocketed, according to figures compiled by Forbes magazine. When he topped the annual list last year, Ferrell was pulling in just $3.29 per dollar he took home.

was second on the new countdown - his films drew $4.45 for every dollar, although Forbes' editors ruled out animated movies and therefore did not include his hit "Shrek" films.

Funnymen , and also made the Top 10 list of overpaid stars, while , and were also namechecked.

Meanwhile, "" star is Hollywood's best bargain - for every dollar he pockets for a film, his movies earn an average of $81.

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