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John Cusack is, like most of his characters, an unconventional hero. Wary of fame and repelled by formulaic Hollywood fare, the Chicago-born actor has built a successful career playing underdogs and odd men out--all the while avoiding the media spotlight. With the exception of mom Nancy (a former math teacher), the Cusack clan is all show business... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 6 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Dragon Blade (filming)
Lucius
 2014/I Cell (post-production)
Clay Riddell
 2014 The Prince (completed)
Sam
 2014 Reclaim (completed)
Benjamin
 2014 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
 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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Other Works:

Appeared in the music video, "Trip At The Brain", by 'Suicidal Tendencies'. 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:

Sure. Depends on the film. I like to take risks. With acting, you wanna see if you can get into trouble without knowing how you're gonna get out of it. It's like the exact opposite of war, where you need an exit strategy. When you're acting, you should get all the way into trouble with no exit strategy, and have the cameras rolling. -- on if he enjoys acting. See more »

Trivia:

Was originally the actor chosen to play John Bender in the The Breakfast Club (1985). At the last minute, things changed and Judd Nelson ended up in the role. See more »

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Offbeat, quirky characters See more »

Nickname:

Johnny

Star Sign:

Cancer

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