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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 & 18 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Being John Malkovich
Being John Malkovich Craig Schwartz
(1999)
2012
2012 Jackson Curtis
(2009)
High Fidelity
High Fidelity Rob Gordon
(2000)
1408
1408 Mike Enslin
(2007)

Filmography

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 2018 Distorted (post-production)
Vernon Sarsfield
 2017/IV Blood Money (completed)
Miller
 2017 Singularity
Elias Van Dorne
 2017 Arsenal
Sal
 2016/I Cell
Clay Riddell
 2015 Chi-Raq
Father Mike Corridan
 2015 Hot Tub Time Machine 2
Adam (unrated version, uncredited)
 2015 Tian jiang xiong shi
Lucius
 2014 Wall Street (TV Movie)
Ted
 2014 Reclaim
Benjamin
 2014/I The Prince
Sam
 2014/I The Bag Man
Jack
 2013 Doll & Em (TV Series)
John
- Three (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 Adaptation.
John Cusack (uncredited)
 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
 1992 The Player
John Cusack
 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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Other Works:

TV commercial for the 2014 Chevrolet Malibu (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' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Personal Quote:

The movies have got more corporate. They're making fewer movies in general, and those they are making are all $200m-$300m tent-pole releases that eat up all the oxygen. See more »

Trivia:

Was originally set to play Walter Eberhart in The Stepford Wives (2004). Due to conflicts, he had to drop out and the role went to Matthew Broderick. See more »

Trademark:

Dark, unruly hair See more »

Nickname:

Johnny

Star Sign:

Cancer

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