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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 & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Kickback (pre-production)
Detective Ivanov
 2016 Cell (completed)
Clay Riddell
 2015 Dragon Blade
Lucius
 2014 Untitled Wall Street Project (TV Movie)
Ted
 2014 Reclaim
Benjamin
 2014 The Prince
Sam
 2014/I The Carrier
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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Voice-over for a Volkswagen Eos TV commercial, that also features Wilco's "Sky Blue Sky". 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:

Uh, I don't think so. Acting can be pretty challenging. I can't say making a romantic comedy is challenging, but to do anything well, you have to put yourself into it. But no, if I'm doing some commercial movie just to keep my name in the public eye, then it's just a job. You don't have to sweat it too hard. -- on if acting has become more of a distraction. See more »

Trivia:

Has a production company called New Crime Productions (that produced Grosse Pointe Blank (1997), Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998), and The Jack Bull (1999) among various stage productions) which he founded with two of his high school buddies Steve Pink & D.V. DeVincentis. See more »

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Offbeat, quirky characters See more »

Nickname:

Johnny

Star Sign:

Cancer

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