The highest-paid actors for a single role all made a few pretty pennies for playing one character. Hollywood is one of the most lucrative industries in the US. With millions of dollars poured into the production of a movie, it is only natural that actors are some of the best paid individuals in the country. A $20 million paycheck per movie is no longer a big surprise, but some actors manage to cash in a lot more than that. We would like to present you with a list we have compiled of the top 8 highest paid actors for a single role. The following figures refer to the amount of money an actor cashed in for playing one single part. Let’s take a look at the countdown.