John Malkovich Height, Age, Family, Biography, Networth & More

John Gavin Malkovich is an American actor and producer best known for his performances in films such as Places in the Heart and In the Line of Fire for which he received Academy Award nominations. He has enjoyed a long and fruitful career spanning four decades in Hollywood. First as an actor, he finally managed to become a producer. He was born with a love of performing arts, although neither of his parents was into performing arts.

Wiki Bio
Real nameJohn Gavin Malkovich
NicknameJohn Malkovich
Professionactor, director, producer, scriptwriter
Physical Stats
Weight (approx.)80 Kg (176 lbs)
Eye ColourBrown Dark
Hair ColourSalt Pepper
Height (approx.) 6 Feet
Personal Life
Date of BirthDecember 09, 1953
Age (as of 2021)68 years old
BirthplaceChristopher, USA
Zodiac signNot Known
RELIGIONSecular Humanist
SchoolBenton Consolidated High School
Educational QualificationEastern Illinois University, Illinois State University
Debutdebut as ‘Biff’ in ‘Death of a Salesman.’
restaurantBica do Sapato
RelationshipNicoletta Peyran
Family & Relatives
FatherDaniel Leon Malkovich
Mother Joe Anne Malkovich
Brother(s) Danny Malkovich
Sister(s) Melissa Malkovich, Rebecca Malkovich, Amanda Malkovich
Favourite ActressesEx Spouse: Glenne Headly (m. 1982; div. 1988)
Girls, Affairs and more
GirlfriendsNot Known
Marital StatusDivorced
Marriage Date1982
Son(s)Loewy Malkovich
Daughter(s)Amandine Malkovich
Social Media
FacebookNot Known
InstagramNot Known
TwitterNot Known
Money Factor
Salary (Approx.)Not Known
Networth (Approx.)USD $50 million Approx
IncomeNot Known

Facts About John Malkovich

The family is of Croatian descent.

She overcame the weight problem and lost 70 lbs at age 16 by just taking Jell-O for 2 months.

Joined the new Steppenwolf Theater in Chicago in 1976 as one of the company’s original nine members.

John Gavin Malkovich was born on December 9, 1953, in Christopher, Illinois, United States, to Daniel Malkovich and Jo Ann. Her father was a valued manager for the state of Illinois and publisher of “Outdoor Illinois” magazine, while her mother owned “Benton Evening News”.

As a child he was overweight and his older brother often made fun of him. Determined to lose weight, he only ate Jell-O for four months and lost several pounds.

He attended Benton Unified High School and appeared in a number of plays in high school. He was also part of a folk-rock group.

film debut in 1978 as an extra at The Wedding of Robert Altman; Her first major role was in the 1984 film Places in the Heart, which earned her her first Academy Award nomination.

He made his Broadway debut alongside Dustin Hoffman in the 1984 revival of Death of a Salesman; He won an Emmy for the next TV version of the play.

His profile was further enhanced after appearing in Dangerous Liaisons in 1988.

He was a part of the cast of the action-comedy Red (2010) which starred Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, and Helen Mirren. His other mid-2010 films include Wellington Lines (2012), Warm Bodies (2013), and Cesar Chavez (2014).

Facts About John Malkovich

In 2016, he starred in the disaster movie “Deepwater Horizon”. The following year he was a part of the romantic comedy The Wilde Wedding where he was seen alongside Glenn Close, Patrick Stewart and Minnie Driver.

He was one of the main characters in the Bulgarian-American crime thriller “Bullet Head” (2017). The following year he was part of the thriller “Mile 22”.

He married actress Glenn Headley in 1982. It was reported that he had an affair with Michelle Pfeiffer which ended his marriage in 1988.

In 1989, he began a relationship with Nicoletta Piran and had two children with her.

He is co-owner of a restaurant called “Bica do Sapato” in Lisbon.

He has acted twice in films (Being John Malkovich, Adaptation).

He made his directorial debut with The Dancer Upstairs in 2002.

Lived in France for more than 10 years near Provence.

Design two lines of menswear under the name Uncle Kimono and Technobohemian.

In the twenty-first century, John took part in such exciting projects as the thriller “Ripley’s Game”, a fantasy from “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”, the adventure comedy “Color Me Kubrick”, the mystical melodrama “Warm Bodies”, – so John Malkovich increased the number of his roles to a hundred. Two of the most interesting characters in his later works are Giacomo Casanova in the musical “Casanova Variations”, the pirate Blackbeard in the adventure movie “Crossbones” and the oil industry worker Donald Vedrine in the disastrous movie “Deepwater Horizon”. Also, Malkovich can be seen in the video for the song “Phenomenal” by rapper Eminem.

At the beginning of this century, John tried his hand as a director and screenwriter for several films, the most famous of which was the crime thriller “The Dancer Upstairs”. Most recently, in collaboration with Robert Rodriguez, John Malkovich created the film that the public will only be able to see 100 years later, on November 18, 2115. The film in which various future variants are shown is contained in a special capsule and stored in the house of Louis XIII in France. Currently, people can only watch a short teaser posted on the web titled “100 Years: The Movie You’ll Never Watch”.

In addition, Malkovich tries to keep his private life secret, which is why he often travels incognito. A few years ago, he saved the life of an elderly passerby on the streets of Toronto when a man fell and was fatally injured. This happened because the wire that fell from the scaffolding pierced his artery, and the actor stuck to his neck to prevent blood loss until the ambulance arrived. When the nurses asked him to say his name, Malkovich told them a pseudonym. This story would have remained unknown had no witness recognized or spoken of the American star.

John Malkovich AWARDS

2013 Independent Spirit Awards – Best Initial Feature: Winner.

2008 Independent Spirit Awards – Best Feature Film: Winner.

2003 Emmy – Best Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture: Nominated.

1999 Screen Actors Guild Award – Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture: Nominated.

1999 New York Film Critics Circle – Best Supporting Actor: Winner.

1995 Golden Globe – Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Television Series, Miniseries or Movie: Nominated.

1994 BAFTA Film Awards – Best Supporting Actor: Nominated.

John Malkovich Movies

 The Killing Fields (1984) – Drama, History, War, Biography

Of Mice and Men (1992) – Drama

Empire of the Sun (1987) – History, War, Drama

Places in the Heart (1984) – Drama

Dangerous Liaisons (1988) – Romance, Drama

Changeling (2008) – Crime, Drama, Mystery, History, Thriller, Biography

The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012) – Romance, Drama

Being John Malkovich (1999) – Drama, Fantasy, Comedy

Juno (2007) – Drama, Comedy

In the Line of Fire (1993) – Crime, Thriller, Action, Drama

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