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 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.  

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Gender Male

Known Credits 105

Birthday 1953-12-09

Place of Birth Christopher, Illinois, USA

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Deepwater Horizon as Vidrine
2016 Zoolander 2 as Skip Taylor
2014 Penguins of Madagascar as Dave (voice)
2014 The Casanova Variations as Giacomo
2014 Cut Bank as Sheriff Vogel
2014 Noseland
2014 Crossbones(10 episodes) as Blackbeard
2014 Cesar Chavez as Bogdanovitch
2014 Le paradoxe de John Malkovich
2013 RED 2 as Marvin Boggs
2013 Ecstasy as Vinny
2013 Siberian Education as Grandfather Kuzya
2013 Warm Bodies as Grigio
2012 Lines of Wellington as General Wellington
2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon as Bruce Brazos
2010 RED as Marvin Boggs
2010 Drunkboat as Mort
2010 Secretariat as Lucien Laurin
2010 Jonah Hex as Turnbull
2010 Saturday Night as Himself
2009 SNL Presents: A Very Gilly Christmas
2008 Gardens of the Night as Michael
2008 Afterwards as Joseph Kay
2008 Bloody Mondays & Strawberry Pies as Narrator
2008 Music at the Sea as Himself
2008 Disgrace as David Lurie
2008 Burn After Reading as Ozzie Cox
2008 Mutant Chronicles as Constanine
2008 Changeling as Rev. Gustav Briegleb
2008 The Great Buck Howard as Buck Howard
2007 Beowulf as Unferth
2007 In Tranzit as Pavlov
2007 Polis Is This: Charles Olson and the Persistence of Place
2006 Eragon as Kung Galbatorix
2006 Art School Confidential as Professor Sandiford
2006 Klimt as Gustav Klimt
2006 The Call as Exorcist
2005 De Wereld Draait Door(1 episode)
2005 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy as Humma Kavula
2005 Colour Me Kubrick: A True...ish Story as Alan Conway
2004 The Libertine as Charles II
2003 A Talking Picture as Comandante John Walesa
2003 Johnny English as Pascal Sauvage, the Greedy Frenchman
2003 Napoléon(5 episodes)
2002 Adaptation. as Himself (uncredited)
2002 Napoleon Bonaparte as Charles Talleyrand
2002 Ripley's Game as Tom Ripley
2001 Friday Night with Jonathan Ross(1 episode)
2001 Knockaround Guys as Teddy Deserve
2001 Les âmes fortes as Monsieur Numance
2001 Hotel as Omar Jonnson
2001 I'm Going Home as John Crawford
2000 Les Misérables(4 episodes)
2000 Les Misérables as Javert
2000 Shadow of the Vampire as F. W. Murnau
1999 Ladies Room as Roberto
1999 RKO 281 as Herman Mankiewicz
1999 The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc as Charles VII
1999 Being John Malkovich as John Horatio Malkovich
1999 Time Regained as Le Baron de Charlus
1998 Rounders as Teddy KGB
1998 The Man in the Iron Mask as Athos
1997 Con Air as Cyrus Grissom
1996 The Portrait of a Lady as Gilbert Osmond
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(3 episodes)
1996 Mulholland Falls as General Thomas Timms
1996 Mary Reilly as Dr. Henry Jekyll / Edward Hyde
1996 The Ogre as Abel Tiffauges
1996 Cannes Man as Himself
1995 The Convent as Michael
1995 Beyond the Clouds as The Director
1994 Heart of Darkness as Kurtz
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(1 episode)
1993 In the Line of Fire as Mitch Leary
1993 Alive as Narrator
1992 Jennifer 8 as Agent St. Anne
1992 Of Mice and Men as Lennie Small
1991 Shadows and Fog as Clown
1991 Old Times
1991 The Object of Beauty as Jake
1991 Queens Logic as Eliot
1990 The Sheltering Sky as Port Moresby
1988 Dangerous Liaisons as Vicomte Sébastien de Valmont
1988 Miles from Home
1987 Empire of the Sun as Basie
1987 Santabear's High Flying Adventure as Santa Claus
1987 The Glass Menagerie as Tom Wingfield
1987 Making Mr. Right
1985 Death of a Salesman as Biff Loman
1985 Eleni as Nicholas 'Nick' Gage
1984 The Killing Fields as Alan 'Al' Rockoff, Photographer
1984 Places in the Heart as Mr. Will
1984 True West as Lee
1981 Wanna bet, that..?(1 episode)
1981 Word of Honor as Gary
1975 Saturday Night Live(3 episodes)
1900 100 Years as Hero
1900 Death of a Salesman(0 episodes)

Production

2016 Demolition … Producer
2012 The Perks of Being a Wallflower … Producer
2011 Young Adult … Executive Producer
2007 Juno … Producer
2006 Art School Confidential … Producer
2004 The Libertine … Producer
2003 The Dancer Upstairs … Producer
2003 Kill the Poor … Producer
2001 Ghost World … Producer

Writing

1900 100 Years … Writer

Directing

2003 The Dancer Upstairs … Director

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