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John Malkovich
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Glenne Headly (2 August 1982 - 1988) (divorced)
Nicoletta Peyran (1989 - present); 2 children

Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1984" in John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 36.

The costume he wore in the Annie Lennox video, "Walking On Broken Glass" was borrowed from the set of Dangerous Liaisons (1988)

Education: Eastern Illinois University, Illinois State University. Childrens: Amandine, Lowey

(1995) Chosen by Empire magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history (#70).

Is of Serbian heritage.

Parents ran and owned local newspaper in Benton Il, his hometown.

Briefly dated Michelle Pfeiffer.

Children with Peyran, daughter Amandine (b. 1990) and son Leroy (b. 1992).

Personal quotes

Discussing Being John Malkovich: "When I first looked at the script, the title seemed like a one-line joke, but it turned out to be a 100-page joke."

(Spike Jonze wanted to borrow photographs from his childhood for Being John Malkovich (1999)) "I gave them my mother's phone number and told them to tell her that I'm an actor and it was for a film. I don't think my parents know what I do."

Biography from Leonard Maltin's Movie Encyclopedia:

Intense, serious actor and unlikely leading man who came to Hollywood from an exceptional career in the theater. Malkovich was one of the original founders of Chicago's Steppenwolf Theater Company, where he directed and performed in some of America's most vital noncommercial stage productions. He made a couple of TV movies in the early 1980s, but continued to concentrate on stage work. His first film role, that of an American photographer in The Killing Fields (1984), showed Malkovich to be just as effective before the camera as he was behind the footlights. He snagged his first Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor playing Sally Field's blind, cantankerous boarder in Places in the Heart (1984). Though he has tried his hand at comedy (Making Mr. Right 1987), Malkovich excels at limning aloof, amoral, generally unsympathetic characters such as the black marketeer in Empire of the Sun (1987), the Vicomte de Valmont in Dangerous Liaisons (1988), the bored intellectual in The Sheltering Sky (1990), and the desperate, materialistic yuppie in The Object of Beauty (1991). His other films include Eleni (1985), The Glass Menagerie (1987), Miles From Home (1988), and Queens Logic (1991). In 1992 he played the brutish, simpleminded Lennie in Of Mice and Men directed by and costarring Steppenwolf colleague Gary Sinise, and appeared to thoroughly enjoy himself in a supporting role as a badgering prosecutor in the muddled thriller Jennifer 8 that same year. Following that, he earned an Oscar nomination in the plum role of a wily would-be assassin opposite Clint Eastwood in In the Line of Fire (1993), his biggest hit in years. He then played Kurtz in Nicolas Roeg's TV production Heart of Darkness (1994).

John Malkovich stared in:

Title Year Saw with/at: Scene On Rating
Empire of the Sun 1987 With Greta at her West Haven Apt. 0000-00-00 ** 1/2
Dangerous Liasons 1988 With Jessica 0000-00-00 *** 1/2
Queens Logic 1991 0000-00-00 ** 1/2
In the Line of Fire 1993 Don't Remember 0000-00-00 *** 1/2
Mulholland Falls 1996 Suzy 2015-10-27 ***
Con Air 1997 Branford Hoyts 0000-00-00 ** 1/2
Man in the Iron Mask 1998 In CA hotel 0000-00-00 ** 1/2
Being John Malkovich 1999 Showcase Orange 0000-00-00 *** 1/2
Johnny English 2003 w/ Hanna, Kendra & Suzy at Showcase Berlin 2003-08-02 ** 1/2
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy 2005 family on DVD 2005-10-01 ***
Art School Confidential 2006 Suzy on DVD 2007-01-06 *** 1/2
Eragon 2006 family on DVD 2007-03-30 **
Burn After Reading 2008 Suzy 2008-11-30 ***
The Great Buck Howard 2008 Suzy and Hanna 2011-02-21 *** 1/2
Secretariat 2010 Suzy 2011-01-08 ** 1/2
Red 2010 Suzy 2011-01-23 **
Red 2 2013 Suzy and Krendra 2013-11-19 ** 1/2
Penguins of Madagascar 2014 Suzy and Hanna 2015-01-24 ***
The Wilde Wedding 2017 Suzy 2019-02-09 ** 1/2
Unlocked 2017 2024-02-27 ***
Mile 22 2018 2018-11-18 **
Ava 2020 Suzy 2020-09-15 ** 1/2