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John Malkovich

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Birth Place: Christopher, Illinois, USA


John Malkovich Biography

John Gavin Malkovich  is an American actor, producer, director, and fashion designer. Over the last 30 years of his career, Malkovich has appeared in more than 70 motion pictures. For his roles in Places in the Heart and In the Line of Fire, he received Academy Award nominations. He has also appeared in well-received films such as Empire of the Sun, The Killing Fields, Dangerous Liaisons, Of Mice and Men, Being John Malkovich, Burn After Reading, RED, and Warm Bodies, as well as producing numerous films, including Juno and The Perks of Being a Wallflower. Malkovich attended exclusively Illinois schools throughout his childhood and into adulthood, building a community of like-minded performers such as Joan Allen, Gary Sinise and Glenne Headly, all of whom co-founded the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in 1976.  After appearing in numerous stage productions, Malkovich began acting in feature films in the late 1970s, garnering critical acclaim for his numerous dramatic and comedic roles in films such as Dangerous Liasions, Of Mice and Men, Being John Malkovich, and Burn After Reading.   In keeping with his renaissance-man image, he created his own fashion company, Mrs. Mudd, in 2002.  Malkovich continues to act, direct and produce numerous movies per year, and is considered one of the most influential voices in modern cinema.  

John Malkovich Filmography

Mile 22

Mile 22

Unlocked

Unlocked

Deepwater Horizon

Deepwater Horizon

Cesar Chavez

Cesar Chavez

Penguins of Madagascar

Penguins of Madagascar

Cut Bank

Cut Bank

Siberian Education

Siberian Education

Warm Bodies

Warm Bodies

Red 2

Red 2

Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Saturday Night

Saturday Night

Red

Red

Secretariat

Secretariat

Jonah Hex

Jonah Hex

Afterwards

Afterwards

The Great Buck Howard

The Great Buck Howard

Changeling

Changeling

Disgrace

Disgrace

In Tranzit

In Tranzit

Mutant Chronicles

Mutant Chronicles

Gardens of the Night

Gardens of the Night

Burn After Reading

Burn After Reading

Beowulf

Beowulf

Art School Confidential

Art School Confidential

Colour Me Kubrick: A True...ish Story

Colour Me Kubrick: A True...ish Story

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

The Libertine

The Libertine

Talking Picture, A

Talking Picture, A

The Dancer Upstairs

The Dancer Upstairs

Knockaround Guys

Knockaround Guys

Ripley's Game

Ripley's Game

I'm Going Home

I'm Going Home

Hotel

Hotel

Shadow of the Vampire

Shadow of the Vampire

RKO 281

RKO 281

The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc

The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc

Being John Malkovich

Being John Malkovich

Time Regained

Time Regained

Rounders

Rounders

The Man in the Iron Mask

The Man in the Iron Mask

Mary Reilly

Mary Reilly

Beyond the Clouds

Beyond the Clouds

The Ogre

The Ogre

The Portrait of a Lady

The Portrait of a Lady

The Convent

The Convent

In the Line of Fire

In the Line of Fire

Alive

Alive

Jennifer 8

Jennifer 8

Of Mice and Men

Of Mice and Men

The Object of Beauty

The Object of Beauty

Shadows and Fog

Shadows and Fog

Queens Logic

Queens Logic

The Sheltering Sky

The Sheltering Sky

Dangerous Liaisons

Dangerous Liaisons

Making Mr. Right

Making Mr. Right

The Glass Menagerie

The Glass Menagerie

Empire of the Sun

Empire of the Sun

Death of a Salesman

Death of a Salesman

Places in the Heart

Places in the Heart

The Killing Fields

The Killing Fields