Sacha Baron Cohen has become Britain's highest-paid Hollywood star.
The 41-year-old actor banked more than 20 million pounds in the past year after seeing box office success with The Dictator and Les Miserables, but he missed out on a place in the Forbes Celebrity 100.
Cohen also added to his earnings with payment for his role as the voice of the lemur King Julien in Madagascar 3, helping him earn more than fellow countryman Robert Pattinson.
Despite earning more than Tom Hanks, 56, (17 million pounds) and Brad Pitt, 49, (16 million pounds), the star wasn't included on the annual Forbes Celebrity 100 list because he wasn't considered famous enough in the US.
It was topped by Tom Cruise, 50, whose success in the likes of Jack Reacher and Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol earned him 48 million pounds in 2012.Although he missed out on the list, Cohen rounded off 2012 in style when - dressed as his alter-ego Ali G - he was honoured with an Outstanding Achievement to Comedy prize at the British Comedy Awards in December.
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