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John Malkovich

John Malkovich, August 2009
Born John Gavin Malkovich
December 9, 1953 (1953-12-09) (age 56)
Christopher, Illinois, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1984–present
Spouse(s) Glenne Headly (1982–1988)
Nicoletta Peyran (1989–present)
.John Gavin Malkovich (born December 9, 1953) is an American actor, producer, and director.^ John Malkovich is an amazing actor, producer and director and we really appreciated his time.
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^ But then John Malkovich is not like most actors.
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^ Sirus the Virus from Con Air (born December 9, 1953) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor, producer and director.
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.Over the last 25 years, Malkovich has appeared in more than 70 motion pictures.^ John Malkovich: I did last year.
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^ It's just a matter of practice, until Malkovich is nothing more than another puppet hanging next to my work table."
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^ Two years later, Malkovich earned more praise and a second OBIE for directing Steppenwolf's 1984 revival of Lanford Wilson's "Balm in Gilead".
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.For his roles in Places in the Heart and In the Line of Fire, he received Academy Award nominations.^ He received a Golden Globe nomination for his role in the made-for-television Heart Of Darkness , playing Kurtz, the same iconic role as Marlon Brando in Apocalypse Now (which brought the novel "Heart Of Darkness" out of its African setting into the jungles of Vietnam).
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^ His big-screen debut would be as the blind lodger in Places in the Heart (1984), which earned him an Academy Award Nomination for best supporting actor.
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^ "Being John Malkovich" was directed by Spike Jonze, one of the best young directors in Hollywood, and received three Academy Award nominations.
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.He has also appeared in critically acclaimed films such as The Killing Fields, Dangerous Liaisons, Being John Malkovich and Changeling.^ Being John Malkovich (1999) .
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^ Other film with John Malkovich : .
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^ More images of Being John Malkovich » .
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Contents

Early life

.Malkovich was born in Christopher, Illinois, and is of Croatian ancestry.^ Malkovich was born in Christopher, Illinois, of Croatian descent on his father's side and of Greek and German ancestry on his mother's.
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^ Biography Early life John Malkovich was born in Christopher, Illinois, to a Croatian father [More...
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^ Born in Christopher, Illinois, where his mother owned a newspaper.
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[1][2][3] .He grew up in Benton, Illinois, in a large house on South Main Street.^ He grew up in Benton, Illinois in a large house on South Main Street.
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^ Born in the small town of Benton, Illinois, in 1953, John Gavin Malkovich and his four siblings grew up under rarefied parentage -- their father was an environmentalist, their mother a newspaper editor.
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^ Born in Christopher, Illinois, and raised in nearby Benton, John Malkovich was a popular student growing up.
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.His father, Daniel Malkovich, was a state conservation director and publisher of Outdoor Illinois, a conservation magazine.^ His father, Daniel Malkovich, was a state conservation director and publisher of Outdoor Illinois, a conservation magazine.
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^ Benton, IL, Malkovich was raised one of five children by Daniel, conservation director for the State of Illinois and the publisher of Outdoor Illinois , and Joe Anne, owner of the Benton Evening News , who was affectionately known as Frog by her children because of her deep voice.
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^ Because of his father's work, the Malkovich family is widely acknowledged as one of the founding families of the environmental movement in Illinois.
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.His mother, Joe Ann, owned the Benton Evening News (a local newspaper in Benton, Il.^ His mother, Joe Anne, owned the Benton Evening News (a local newspaper in Benton), as well as the Outdoor Illinois.
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^ Born in Christopher, Illinois, where his mother owned a newspaper.
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), as well as Outdoor Illinois.[4][5] .Because of his father's work, the Malkovich family is widely acknowledged[citation needed] as one of the founding families of the environmental movement in Illinois.^ Because of his father's work, the Malkovich family is widely acknowledged as one of the founding families of the environmental movement in Illinois.
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^ Biography Early life John Malkovich was born in Christopher, Illinois, to a Croatian father [More...
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^ John Malkovich is one of cinema's most in-demand actors, and works frequently in both American and international productions.
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.Malkovich was a popular student, and was both an actor and athlete at Benton High School.^ He was an athlete in high school.
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^ The product of a large, highly intellectual family, Malkovich was born December 9, 1953, in Christopher, IL. Initially a portly youth, he underwent a self-imposed physical transformation, emerging as a star high school athlete.

^ John Malkovich is one of cinema's most in-demand actors, and works frequently in both American and international productions.
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He appeared in plays and the musical, Carousel. .He was also a member of a folk/rock musical trio, and was an organizer and member of a local summer theater project in 1972, where he starred in Jean-Claude Van Itallie's America Hurrah.^ Both his mother and father were owners of local newspapers, while their son spent his free time as a member of a folk/rock trio and as an organizer and member of a local summer theater project, where he starred in Jean-Claude Van Itallie's America Hurrah .
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.Upon graduation from high school, he entered Eastern Illinois University, and then transferred to Illinois State University, where he majored in theatre.^ He switched to Illinois State for their theatre programme.
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^ John Malkovich attended college at the Eastern Illinois University, and also at Illinois State University.
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^ He transferred to Illinois State University from Eastern Illinois University, where he only spent one semester with an interest in ecology, but he soon changed his major to theatre.
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Career

.In 1976, Malkovich, along with Joan Allen, Gary Sinise, and Glenne Headly, became a charter member of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago.^ In 1976, John Malkovich joined Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre, newly founded...
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^ With his friend Gary Sinise , Malkovich helped co-found Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre in 1976.

^ John Malkovich first burst onto the American theater scene in 1976 as a member of the legendary Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago.
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[5] .He moved to New York City in 1980 to appear in a Steppenwolf production of the Sam Shepard play True West, for which he won an Obie Award.^ In 1982, Steppenwolf sent Malkovich and Gary Sinise to New York to play the warring brothers in Sam Shepard's True West.
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^ Sam Shepard's play "True West".
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^ Malkovich's debut on the New York stage in the Steppenwolf production of Sam Shepard's “True West” earned him an Obie Award.
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[4][6] .Malkovich then directed a Steppenwolf co-production, the 1984 revival of Lanford Wilson's Balm in Gilead, for which he received a second Obie Award and a Drama Desk Award.^ Two years later, Malkovich earned more praise and a second OBIE for directing Steppenwolf's 1984 revival of Lanford Wilson's "Balm in Gilead".
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^ He has directed numerous plays at Steppenwolf, including the celebrated “Balm in Gilead” in Chicago and off-Broadway, “The Caretaker” in Chicago and on Broadway, “Hysteria” and “Libra,” which Malkovich adapted from Don DeLillo's novel.
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^ As a theatrical prodigy and multiple Obie Award-winner, John Malkovich was highly touted when he made his film debut as a blind man alongside Sally Field in the 1984 drama Places in the Heart .
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[4] .His Broadway debut that year was as Biff in Death of a Salesman, alongside Dustin Hoffman as Willy.^ Also in 1984, he debuted on Broadway as Biff in Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman", co-starring Dustin Hoffman as Willy.
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^ Also that year, he debuted on Broadway as Biff in Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman, opposite Dustin Hoffman as Willy Loman.
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^ Malkovich has also acted in several acclaimed television productions and won an Emmy Award for his performance in the telefilm "Death of a Salesman” directed by Volker Schlöndorff and co-starring Dustin Hoffman.
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Malkovich won an Emmy Award for this role when the play was adapted for television by CBS in 1985.
.One of the actor's first forays into film was as an extra alongside Allen, Terry Kinney, George Wendt, and Laurie Metcalf in Robert Altman's 1978 film A Wedding.^ Steppenwolf, now one of the most famous theater companies in America, had a hippie nucleus and included such future worthies as Laurie Metcalf, Joan Allen, and Moira Harris.
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^ He tells a story about how, on one of his first films, The Killing Fields, he had to keep jumping off a tank.
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^ The film is one-sided and in my mind comes across as feeding into racist stereotypes.
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He made his feature film debut in 1984, as Sally Field's blind boarder Mr. Will in Places in the Heart; for his portrayal of Mr. Will, Malkovich received his first Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. He also portrayed Al Rockoff in The Killing Fields. .He continued to have steady work in films like Empire of the Sun, directed by Steven Spielberg, and the 1987 film adaptation of Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie, with Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward.^ The Glass Menagerie (1987) more movies like this .
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^ Empire of the Sun (1987) more movies like this .
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^ Synopsis: Paul Newman directed this moving adaptation of Tennessee Williams ' classic play The Glass Menagerie.
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.A few years later, Malkovich became a star when he portrayed the sinister and sensual Valmont in the 1988 film Dangerous Liaisons.^ And he became obsessed; he had to have Malkovich play Valmont."
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^ Films starring John Malkovich .
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^ Malkovich is not your usual film star.

.He later reprised this role for the music video of Walking on Broken Glass by Annie Lennox.^ Annie Lennox music video .
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.Malkovich starred in the 1992 film adaptation of John Steinbeck's award-winning novella Of Mice and Men as Lennie alongside Gary Sinise as George.^ He then reunited with Sinise for a remake of John Steinbecks "Of Mice and Men" (1992), reviving from his Steppenwolf days the role of simpleton Lennie.
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^ Other film with John Malkovich : .
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^ Malkovich and Sinise starred as the two leads.
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.In 1994, he was nominated for another Oscar, in the same category, for In the Line of Fire.^ In addition to praise for his performance in Dangerous Liaisons , Malkovich won recognition -- and Oscar and Golden Globe nominations -- for his portrayal of the chameleon-like political assassin in Wolfgang Peterson 's In the Line of Fire (1993).

^ In 1993, Oscar once again beckoned Malkovich to the red carpet for his role as an assassin in the Clint Eastwood bang-bang movie, In the Line of Fire.
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^ All that changed with his Oscar-nominated performance as a would-be presidential assassin in In the Line of Fire (1993), which opened the door for Malkovich to play charming, but psychotic killers for good or ill.
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Though he played the title role in the Charlie Kaufman-penned Being John Malkovich, he played a slight variation of himself, as indicated by the character's middle name of "Horatio". Malkovich has a cameo in the movie Adaptation.—also written by Kaufman—appearing as himself during the filming of Being John Malkovich. .The Dancer Upstairs, Malkovich's directorial film debut, was released in 2002. Recent film roles include The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Beowulf, Burn After Reading and Changeling.^ I did The Dancer Upstairs [which marked his feature film directorial debut] because I liked it.
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^ Released his directorial debut, The Dancer Upstairs .
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^ He made his feature directorial debut with an adaptation of Nicholas Shakespeare's novel, "The Dancer Upstairs" (2002), a story of mystery and romance set among South American revolutionaries.
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.Malkovich has hosted three episodes of the NBC sketch show Saturday Night Live.^ After hosting an episode of Saturday Night Live (NBC, 1975- ) in 1989, Malkovich played the brilliant, self-destructive Port Moresby a thinly-veiled Paul Bowles in Bernardo Bertolucci's atmospheric but torpid "The Sheltering Sky" (1990).
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^ Add Notes See all Notes With this episode, John Malkovich became the host with the third-longest span between two episodes, beating out Bob Newhart.
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^ Reports: Deal close for Conan O'Brien to leave 'The Tonight Show' NBC neared a deal Friday with "Tonight" host Conan O'Brien to leave the...
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.The first occasion was in January 1989 with musical guest Anita Baker; the second in October 1993 with musical guest Billy Joel (and special appearance by former cast member Jan Hooks); and the third was in December 2008 with musical guest T.I. with Swizz Beatz (and special appearances by Justin Timberlake, Molly Sims, and Jamie-Lynn Sigler).^ January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 February 2009 January 2009 December 2008 October 2008 September 2008 March 2008 February 2008 January 2008 Meta .
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^ I wouldn't call this a strong first impression, which doesn't bode well for their CD.) MUSICAL PERFORMANCE: "Swing Ya Rag" (featuring Swizz Beatz) is an album cut, plain and simple.
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^ T.I. Himself Swizz Beatz Himself John Malkovich Himself Molly Sims Herself Jamie-Lynn Sigler Herself .
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.In an 2008 interview on College Hour, Malkovich revealed that he has been discussing making a motion picture adaptation of the Arnon Grünberg novel The History of My Baldness.^ Heat Vision reports that John Malkovich is replacing John C. Reilly in Robert Schwentke’s upcoming adaptation of Warren Ellis’ graphic novel, Red.
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^ Heat Vision reports that John Malkovich is replacing John C. Reilly in Robert Schwentke's upcoming adaptation of Warren Ellis' graphic novel, Red.
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[7]
.In November of 2009, Malkovich appeared in an advertisement for Nespresso with fellow actor George Clooney.^ John Malkovich, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton, George Clooney and Brad Pitt star in this Coen brothers cri...
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^ Dec/09 john malkovich is 5'9 i'm 5'7.5 he wasnt much taller than me mee says on 29/Dec/09 There is comercial for Nespresso and Malkovich is about inch taller than George Clooney.
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^ Actors: Linda Bassett , Julia Roberts , John Malkovich , Glenn Close , George Cole , Kathy Staff .
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Malkovich is known for his distinctive voice, which The Guardian describes as "a reedy, faintly orgasmic drawl".[8].

Personal life and political views

Interview in Karlovy Vary
.Malkovich was married to Glenne Headly from 1982 to 1988. They divorced after Malkovich became involved with Michelle Pfeiffer, his co-star in Dangerous Liaisons.^ They divorced and Malkovich briefly dated Michelle Pfeiffer, his co-star in Dangerous Liaisons.
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^ Divorced Headly and had a brief relationship with his Dangerous Liaisons co-star, Michelle Pfeiffer.
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^ Married actress Glenne Headly.
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[6] .He later met his long-term partner Nicoletta Peyran on the set of The Sheltering Sky where she was the second assistant director, in 1989. They have two children; Amandine (born 1990) and Loewy (born 1992).^ He later married Nicoletta Peyran, with whom he has two children.
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^ He and his partner, Nicoletta Peyran, have two teenagers, a boy and a girl.
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^ John Gavin Malkovich (born December 9, 1953) is a two-time Academy Award-nominated American actor, producer and director.
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Malkovich is a conservative. Actor William Hootkins, who worked with Malkovich in BBC Television's Rocket to the Moon, stated, "In fact, he's so right-wing you have to wonder if he's kidding."[6]
.In a 2002 appearance at the Cambridge Union Society, when asked whom he would most like to "fight to the death," Malkovich replied that he would "rather just shoot" journalist Robert Fisk and British MP George Galloway.^ Malkovich is reported to have said that the George Galloway, was one of two people he would most like to kill.
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^ The actor was addressing students at the Cambridge union debating society when he was asked who he would most like to “fight to the death”.
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^ John Malkovich : I would like to, but I'm not dying to.
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[9] .Fisk reacted with outrage.^ Fisk reacted with outrage.
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[10] .When interviewed by The Observer, Malkovich elaborated on his comments: "I hate somebody who is supposed to be a Middle Eastern expert who thinks Jesus was born in Jerusalem.^ When interviewed by The Observer, Malkovich elaborated on his comments: "I hate somebody who is supposed to be a Middle Eastern expert who thinks Jesus was born in Jerusalem.
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^ John Malkovich's Quotation: It's not a field, I think, for people who need to have success every day: if you can't live with a nightly sort of disaster, you should get out.
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^ Malkovich, who is replacing John C. Reilly, plays the agent's friend and a retired CIA agent himself who thinks everyone is out to kill him.
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I hate what I consider his vile anti-semitism. .This being said, I apologize to both Fisk and Galloway; they seem like good men but if they make such a heinous mistake again, I will not hesitate to murder them brutally by way of the gallows."^ In reporting Mr Malkovich's views, we did not intend to suggest in any way that Mr Fisk was anti-semitic and we apologise to him for any such inference.
  • Interview: John Malkovich | Film | The Observer 16 January 2010 18:22 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ But this, I really liked the script and I think they had a very good idea of what they wanted to say and they said it quite precisely.
  • John Malkovich Interview, Beowulf - MoviesOnline 16 January 2010 18:22 UTC www.moviesonline.ca [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ But they've never suffered from their occupation like the John Malkovich character does in "Being John Malkovich."
  • 'John Malkovich' Is Weird, And We Mean That in a Good Way - WSJ.com 16 January 2010 18:22 UTC online.wsj.com [Source type: General]

.Malkovich later added: "I'm a Christopher Hitchens fan myself, but no one has thinner skins than journalists, in my experience, and I come from a family of them...^ But no one has thinner skins than journalists, in my experience, and I come from a family of them...
  • John Malkovich - WhoABC Celebrities Guide 16 January 2010 18:22 UTC www.whoabc.com [Source type: General]

^ Malkovich then added: "I'm a Christopher Hitchens fan myself.
  • John Malkovich - WhoABC Celebrities Guide 16 January 2010 18:22 UTC www.whoabc.com [Source type: General]

^ EXCLUSIVE: Spider-Man 4 Circling John Malkovich, Anne Hathaway — No matter the superhero franchise, when it comes time to make a sequel, people mainly want to know one thing: Which villains will be in it?
  • EXCLUSIVE: Spider-Man 4 Circling John Malkovich, Anne Hathaway - Movies 16 January 2010 18:22 UTC showhype.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

They can dish it out but they can't take it. But the reason I don't like the topic, why I don't really say anything about a whiner like Fisk, is it gives them more oxygen."[11]
.Malkovich is fluent in French and for nearly 10 years, lived and worked in a theatre in southern France.^ For nearly 10 years, Malkovich lived and worked in the theatre in the south of France.
  • John Malkovich - WhoABC Celebrities Guide 16 January 2010 18:22 UTC www.whoabc.com [Source type: General]

^ Of the many people he has worked with, Malkovich is often associated with Gary Sinise, a fellow Steppenwolf Theatre Company alum.
  • John Malkovich - WhoABC Celebrities Guide 16 January 2010 18:22 UTC www.whoabc.com [Source type: General]

.He and his family left France in a dispute over taxes in 2003,[6][11] and since then he has also lived in Cambridge, Massachusetts.^ Since 2003 he has lived in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • John Malkovich - WhoABC Celebrities Guide 16 January 2010 18:22 UTC www.whoabc.com [Source type: General]

^ He says he knows nobody in Boston, nor in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where they live.
  • Interview: John Malkovich | Film | The Observer 16 January 2010 18:22 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Moved back to the United States from France where he'd been living with his French partner, Nicoletta Peyran, and two children, after an argument with the French government over income tax.
  • Interview: John Malkovich | Film | The Observer 16 January 2010 18:22 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

[12] .In a 2008 interview on The Late Show With David Letterman, Malkovich said he had just spent five weeks that summer living in France.^ For a long time Malkovich wasn't offered a lot of American films, partly because he was living in France with his partner Nicoletta Peyran.
  • John Malkovich: 'I don't live in the past' - Features, Films - The Independent 16 January 2010 18:22 UTC www.independent.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ NICE! so no recording of the live show tomorrow but in studio in a week?
  • John Malkovich | The 411 From 406 16 January 2010 18:22 UTC 406northlane.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ People have said it had a lot to do with the fact that I spent the better part of 15 years in Europe - they just don't think of you.
  • Interview: John Malkovich | Film | The Observer 16 January 2010 18:22 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

.In April 2005, while speaking at Illinois State, Malkovich was awarded his bachelor's degree in theatre.^ He switched to Illinois State for their theatre programme.
  • John Malkovich: 'I don't live in the past' - Features, Films - The Independent 16 January 2010 18:22 UTC www.independent.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ At Eastern Illinois University he discovered acting, after which he switched to Illinois State, where he met the founders of the now-legendary Steppenwolf Theatre Company.
  • John Malkovich: The Invisible Man - Boston Magazine 16 January 2010 18:22 UTC www.bostonmagazine.com [Source type: General]

.When attending the university as a student in the 1970s, he failed to take his last remaining graduation requirement, a test on the Constitution of the United States; this requirement was waived for Malkovich.^ When attending the university as a student in the 1970s, he failed to take his last remaining graduation requirement, the U.S. Constitution test.
  • John Malkovich - WhoABC Celebrities Guide 16 January 2010 18:22 UTC www.whoabc.com [Source type: General]

^ Joan Allen was a fellow drama student at Northern Illinois University whom Malkovich brought into Steppenwolf.
  • John Malkovich - WhoABC Celebrities Guide 16 January 2010 18:22 UTC www.whoabc.com [Source type: General]

^ Male 56 years old Cambridge, Massachusetts United States Last Login: 6/15/2009 .
  • MySpace - John Malkovich - 56 - Male - Cambridge, Massachusetts - myspace.com/jmalkovich 16 January 2010 18:22 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Malkovich lost money to Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme when it collapsed in 2008[13].

Filmography

Actor

Year Film Role Notes
1984 Places in the Heart Mr. Will Nominated — Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
The Killing Fields Al Rockoff
True West Lee
1985 Death of a Salesman Biff Loman (Made for Television)
Eleni Nick Gage
1986 Rocket to the Moon Ben Stark (Made for Television)
1987 The Glass Menagerie Tom Wingfield
Making Mr. Right Dr. Jeff Peters/Ulysses
Empire of the Sun Basie
Santabear's High Flying Adventure Santa Claus (voice) (Made for Television) His wife Glenne Headly voiced Mrs. Santa Claus.
1988 Miles from Home Barry Maxwell
Dangerous Liaisons Vicomte Sébastien de Valmont
1990 The Sheltering Sky Port Moresby
1991 Old Times Deeley (Made for Television)
The Object of Beauty Jake
Queens Logic Elliot
1992 Shadows and Fog Clown
Of Mice and Men Lennie Small
Jennifer Eight Agent St. Anne
1993 In the Line of Fire Mitch Leary Nominated — Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated — BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Alive Old Carlitos
1994 Heart of Darkness Kurtz (Made for Television)
1995 O Convento Michael
Beyond the Clouds The director
1996 Mary Reilly Dr. Henry Jekyll/Mr. Edward Hyde
The Portrait of a Lady Gilbert Osmond
The Ogre Abel Tiffauges
1997 Con Air Cyrus 'The Virus' Grissom
1998 The Man in the Iron Mask Athos
Rounders Teddy KGB
1999 Being John Malkovich John Horatio Malkovich
The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc Charles VII
Le Temps Retrouvé Le Baron de Charlus
2000 Shadow of the Vampire F.W. Murnau
Les Misérables (miniseries) Javert
2001 Knockaround Guys Teddy Deserve
I'm Going Home John Crawford, film director
Les âmes fortes Monsieur Numance
2002 The Dancer Upstairs Abimael Guzman Also director
Napoleon (mini \TVseries) Charles Talleyrand
Ripley's Game Tom Ripley
2003 Johnny English Pascal Sauvage
Um Filme Falado Captain John Walesa
Adaptation. Himself
2004 The Libertine Charles II
2005 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Humma Kavula
Colour Me Kubrick Alan Conway
2006 Art School Confidential Professor Sandiford
Eragon Galbatorix
Klimt Gustav Klimt
The Call Priest short film
2007 Drunkboat Mort
In Transit Pavlov
Beowulf Unferth
Polis is This: Charles Olson and the Persistence of Place Himself Independent Documentary
2008 The Mutant Chronicles Constantine Independent film
Gardens of the Night Michael
Burn After Reading Osborne Cox
Changeling Reverend Briegleb
The Great Buck Howard Buck Howard Nominated — San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actor
Disgrace David Lurie
Afterwards Dr. Joseph Kay
2010 Jonah Hex Quentin Turnbull forthcoming film
Secretariat Lucien Laurin forthcoming film
Red Marvin Boggs forthcoming film
Hotel Syracuse Adam Zeller forthcoming film

Director

  • Johnny Loves Bobby (1989)
  • Strap-Hanging (1999)
  • The Dancer Upstairs (2002)
  • Blazing Satchels (2008)

Producer

References

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  2. ^ Kralev, Nicholas (June 15 2002). "Seeing John Malkovich" (reprint). Nicholaskralve.com. Financial Times. http://www.nicholaskralev.com/FT-malkovich.html. Retrieved December 22 2008. 
  3. ^ Stolyarova, Galina (March 31 2006). "Prisoners of War". Moscow Times. http://context.themoscowtimes.com/stories/2006/03/31/102.html. Retrieved December 22 2008. 
  4. ^ a b c "John Malkovich - Biography". Yahoo! Movies. http://movies.yahoo.com/movie/contributor/1800019625/bio. Retrieved December 22 2008. 
  5. ^ a b Wood, Gaby (September 30 2001). "A multitude of Malkovich". The Guardian. http://film.guardian.co.uk/interview/interviewpages/0,6737,560488,00.html. Retrieved December 22 2008. 
  6. ^ a b c d "Right for the part". The Sunday Telegraph. 2003-05-31. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/personal-view/3592043/Right-for-the-part.html. Retrieved 2008-12-28. 
  7. ^ "Episode dated January 24, 2009". Filmfestival Journal, College Hour. Nederland 2. 2009-01-24.
  8. ^ http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2001/sep/30/features.review
  9. ^ "MP stunned at actor's outburst". BBC Online. May 4 2002. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/1967317.stm. Retrieved December 28 2008. 
  10. ^ Fisk, Robert (May 13 2002). "Why Does Malkovich Want to Kill Me?". CounterPunch. http://www.counterpunch.org/fisk0513.html. Retrieved December 22 2008. 
  11. ^ a b Barber, Lynn (September 7 2006). "Life and taxes". The Guardian. http://film.guardian.co.uk/features/featurepages/0,,1816049,00.html. Retrieved December 28 2008. 
  12. ^ Kahn, Joseph P. (September 12 2005). "Seeking John Malkovich". Boston Globe. http://www.boston.com/ae/celebrity/articles/2005/09/12/seeking_john_malkovich/. Retrieved December 28 2008. 
  13. ^ Zambito, Thomas; Larry McShane (February 5th 2009). "Sandy Koufax, John Malkovich among Bernie Madoff victims as court filings are released". New York Daily News. http://www.nydailynews.com/money/2009/02/04/2009-02-04_sandy_koufax_john_malkovich_among_bernie.html. Retrieved 2009-07-23. 

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John Malkovich
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Born John Gavin Malkovich
December 9, 1953 (1953-12-09) (age 57)
Christopher, Illinois
Years active 1984 - present
Spouse Glenne Headly (1982-1988)
Nicoletta Peyran (1989-)

John Gavin Malkovich (born December 9, 1953) American actor, producer and director. He was nominated for the Academy Award, and he also won an Emmy.

He will appear next in Robert Zemeckis' film, Beowulf, which will also star Anthony Hopkins and Angelina Jolie.

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