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John Malkovich ACTOR

John Malkovich was born on December 9th, 1953 in Christopher, Illinois with the middle name Gavin to parents, Daniel Leon and Joe Anne Malkovich.  He was raised in Benton, Illinois and graduated from Benton Consolidated High School.  During high school he was very involved in a number of school productions and was also a member of a folk/rock group.  After high school, he went on to study at Eastern Illinois University and then earned his college degree from Illinois State University.
He first began his involvement in the entertainment industry working as a stage actor with the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago and son relocated to New York to appear in such plays as, "True West" for which he won an Obie Award.  He followed his job with directing, "Balm in Gilead" (1984) receiving another Obie Award as well as a Drama Desk Award.  After appearing in the Broadway production of, "Death of a Salesman", he began finding work in films.
Malkovich began as working as an extra in such films as, "A Wedding" (1978) and then followed with more prominent roles in such films as, "Places in the Heart" (1984), "The Killing Fields" (1984), "Empire of the Sun" (1987), "The Glass Menagerie" (1987), "Dangerous Liaisons" (1988), "Of Mice and Men" (1992) and "In the Line of Fire" (1994) for which he was nominated for an Oscar.
In addition to his acting he also has experience working as a director on such films as, "The Dancer Upstairs" (2002) and "Hideous Man" (2002).  He also started his own fashion company with a men's collection and co-owns a restaurant in Portugal.
More recently he has appeared in such films as, "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" (2005), "Beowulf" (2007), "Burn After Reading" (2008), "Changeling" (2008), "Red" (2010), "Secretariat" (2010), "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" (2011), "As Linhas de Torres" (2011) and soon to release, "Warm Bodies" (2013) and "Educazione Siberiana" (2013).
John Malkovich has married twice throughout his lifetime, first to Glenne Headly from 1982 through 1988.  He then married his current wife, Nicoletta Peyran in 1989 and they have two children and remain together today. 


2012   Educazione Siberiana

2013   Warm Bodies

2012   As Linhas de Torres 

2011   Butterflies

2011   Transformers: Dark of the Moon

2010   Drunkboat

2010   Cubed 

2010   Secretariat

2010   Red 

2010   Jonah Hex

2010   The Infernal Comedy: Confessions of a Serial Killer

2008   Afterwards

2008   Disgrace 

2008   Burn After Reading

2008   Mutant Chronicles

2008   Changeling 

2008   Gardens of the Night

2008   The Great Buck Howard

2008   In Tranzit 

2007   Beowulf

2006   Eragon

2006   The Call

2006   Klimt

2006   Art School Confidential

2005   Color Me Kubrick

2005   The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

2004   The Libertine 

2003   A Talking Picture 

2003   Johnny English

2002   Napoléon

2002   Ripley's Game

2002   Hideous Man 

2002   The Dancer Upstairs

2001   Hotel

2001   Knockaround Guys

2001   Je rentre à la maison

2001   Les âmes fortes

2000   Les Misérables

2000   Shadow of the Vampire

2000   Ladies Room

1999   RKO 281

1999   The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc

1999   Being John Malkovich

1999   Marcel Proust's Time Regained 

1998   Rounders 

1998   The Man in the Iron Mask 

1997   Con Air 

1996   Der Unhold 

1996   The Portrait of a Lady 

1996   Mary Reilly 

1996   Mulholland Falls

1995   Beyond the Clouds 

1995   The Convent 

1993   Heart of Darkness 

1993   In the Line of Fire

1993   Alive

1992   Jennifer Eight 

1992   Of Mice and Men

1991   Shadows and Fog

1991   Performance 

1991   The Object of Beauty

1991   Queens Logic

1990   The Sheltering Sky

1988   Dangerous Liaisons 

1988   Miles from Home

1987   Santabear's High Flying Adventure

1987   Empire of the Sun 

1987   The Glass Menagerie

1987   Making Mr. Right

1986   Santabear's First Christmas

1984-1986  American Playhouse

1985   Eleni

1985   Death of a Salesman

1984   The Killing Fields 

1984   Places in the Heart

1983   Say Goodnight, Gracie

1981   American Dream

1981   Word of Honor

1978   A Wedding

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