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John Malkovich

John Malkovich’s profile picture
Net worth 2018: $50 Million
Residence: Christopher
Country: United States
BirthDay: 9 December 1953
Sigh: Capricorn
Height: 1.83 m
Education: Logan Grade School, Webster Junior High, Benton Consolidated High School, Eastern Illinois University, Illinois State University

John Malkovich was bornon 9 December 1953 in Christopher, American, is Actor. John Gavin Malkovich is an actor and producer best known for his performances in the movies ‘Places in the Heart’ and ‘In the Line of Fire’ for which he received Academy Award nominations. He has enjoyed a long and productive career spanning three decades in Hollywood. Starting out as an actor, he eventually made it big as a producer too. A love for the performance arts was something he was born with though neither of his parents was from show business. He displayed a keen interest in acting from childhood and was an active participant in his high school plays. As a teenager he also played with a folk rock musical group and was part of a summer theatre project. He began his acting career as a stage actor. He became a charter member of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company and appeared in several of their productions. He made his Broadway debut as Biff in ‘Death of a Salesman’. Following his successful stage career he branched out into films. During his initial years in Hollywood he could manage to get only minor roles but the gutsy actor was never disheartened. He finally landed a major role in ‘Places in the Heart’ as the blind boarder, Mr. Will, for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.


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His more recent movies include ‘Lines of Wellington’ (2012), ‘Chavez’ (2013), and ‘Warm Bodies’ (2013)


He was part of the ensemble cast of the action comedy ‘Red’ (2010) which also had actors like Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, and Helen Mirren in the line-up


He featured in the 2007 documentary film ‘Polis Is This: Charles Olson and the Persistence of Place’ which was a film about the distinguished poet


It was the most expensive miniseries made in Europe in 2002


In 1999 he played a fictionalized version of himself in the comedy-fantasy film ‘Being John Malkovich


He portrayed Mitch Leary, a psychotic assassin in the crime thriller film ‘In the Line of Fire’ in 1993


He appeared in Stephen Frears’ historical drama ‘Dangerous Liaisons’ in 1988


In 1985 he acted along with Dustin Hoffman, Kate Reid and Stephen Lang in the CBS made for television film, ‘Death of a Salesman’


He played a blind boarder in the 1984 Depression Era film ‘Places in the Heart’


This was followed by a role in ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ in Chicago’s Wisdom Bridge Theatre in 1982


Initially he could get only small roles, but as the decade of the 1980s progressed he found himself bagging more substantial roles


He got noticed for his performance in Sam Shepard's family tragedy, ‘Curse of the Starving Class’ at the Goodman Theatre in 1978


He joined the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in 1976 along with his friends Joan Allen, Gary Sinise and Glenne Headly


The film was based on the 1949 play of the same name by Arthur Miller

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