Tom Cruise tops 2012 Forbes list of highest-paid actors

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6 of 11: Sacha Baron Cohen of 'Borat' fame is No. 6 on Forbes' 2012 list of highest-paid actors. The outlet said he earned about $30 million between May 2011 and May 2012.

During that time, he appeared in Martin Scorsese's movie 'Hugo,' which won five Oscars and made $184 million worldwide, and played Admiral General Aladeen in 'The Dictator,' which he also co-produced and co-wrote. The movie made $148 million in worldwide box office sales.

(Pictured: Sacha Baron Cohen, in character as Admiral General Aladeen, his character in the movie 'The Dictator,' and Italian model Elisabetta Canalis are pictured on a luxury yacht at Hotel Du Cap during the 65th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France on May 16, 2012, the day the film was released. Check out more photos of the two.) ( Photo / Gareth Cattermole / Getty Images)