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John Cusack is, like most of his characters, an unconventional hero. Wary of fame and repelled by formulaic Hollywood fare, he has built a successful career playing underdogs and odd men out--all the while avoiding the media spotlight. John was born in Evanston, Illinois, to an Irish-American family. With the exception of mom Nancy (née Carolan), ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 7 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Cell (post-production)
Clay Riddell
 2015 Dragon Blade
Lucius
 2014 Reclaim
Benjamin
 2014 The Prince
Sam
 2014/I The Bag Man
Jack
 2013 Doll & Em (TV Series)
John
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... John
 2013 Grand Piano
Clem
 2012/V The Factory
Mike
 2009/I 2012
Jackson Curtis
 2008 Igor
Igor (voice)
 2008 War, Inc.
Hauser
 2008 Summerhood
Narrator (uncredited)
 2007 1408
Mike Enslin
 2006 The Contract
Ray
 2003 Identity
Ed
 2002/I Max
Max Rothman
 1999 The Jack Bull (TV Movie)
Myrl Redding
 1997 Anastasia
Dimitri (voice)
 1997 Chicago Cab
Scary Man
 1997 Con Air
Vince Larkin
 1996 Frasier (TV Series)
Greg
- Our Father Whose Art Ain't Heaven (1996) ... Greg (voice)
 1994 Floundering
JC
 1992 Bob Roberts
Cutting Edge Host
 1992 Map of the Human Heart
The Mapmaker
 1991 Shadows and Fog
Student Jack
 1989 Elvis Stories (Short)
Corky
 1987 Broadcast News
Angry Messenger (as John Cusak)
 1985 The Sure Thing
Walter 'Gib' Gibson
 1983 Class
Roscoe
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Series of TV commercials for Chevrolet "Find New Roads" (voice over). See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 11 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

John Cusak

Height:

6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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Personal Quote:

It's sort of the way the business is. If you do one type of movie it makes it a lot easier to do other kinds of movie that you want to do. It's just reality. But it's nice to get that call. 'It's Sony's big release of the year, you've got the lead role.' I thought, 'Why not?' -- on doing "2012" See more »

Trivia:

Was considered for the role of "Paul Brenner" in The General's Daughter (1999), but was deemed too young at the time, so the role went to John Travolta instead. See more »

Trademark:

Distinctive, clipped way of speaking See more »

Nickname:

Johnny

Star Sign:

Cancer

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