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John Malkovich


In 1976, John Malkovich joined Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre, newly founded by his friend Gary Sinise. After that, it would take seven years before Malkovich would show up in New York and win an Obie in Sam Shepard's play "True West". In 1984, Malkovich would appear with Dustin Hoffman in the Broadway revival of "Death of a Salesman", which would ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 25 wins & 21 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Cut Bank (filming)
 2014 Cesar Chavez
Bogdanovich Senior
 2013 RED 2
Marvin
 2013 Ecstasy (Short)
Vinny
 2013 Deadly Code
Grandfather Kuzya
 2011/I Butterflies (Short)
 2010 Drunkboat
Mort
 2010/I Red
Marvin Boggs
 2008 Afterwards
Kay
 2008 Iи Traиzit
Pavlov
 2008 Gardens of the Night
Michael
 2007 Beowulf
Unferth
 2006/I The Call (Short)
Exorcist - The Priest
 2006 Klimt
Klimt
 2003 A Talking Picture
Comandante John Walesa
 2002 Hideous Man (Short)
Narrator
 2002 The Dancer Upstairs
Abimael Guzman (uncredited)
 2001 Savage Souls
Monsieur Numance
 2001 I'm Going Home
John Crawford, Film Director
 2000 Ladies Room
Roberto
 1996 Der Unhold
Abel Tiffauges
 1995 Beyond the Clouds
The Director
 1995 The Convent
Michael
 1993 Alive
Old Carlitos / Narrator (uncredited)
 1992 Jennifer Eight
St. Anne
 1991 Shadows and Fog
Clown
 1991 The Object of Beauty
Jake
 1991 Queens Logic
Eliot
 1990 The Sheltering Sky
Port Moresby
 1988 Miles from Home
Barry Maxwell
 1985 Eleni
Nicholas 'Nick' Gage
 1984 The Killing Fields
Al Rockoff
 1978 A Wedding
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
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Directed English play "Hysteria"in first American production, Steppenwolf Theater, Chicago, Dec 1999. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | 12 Interviews | 10 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 9 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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I probably know a lot more technically than most film actors about lenses and lights and things like that, but basically to be effective I need the sequence of events behind me. I get that in the theatre every night, which I find freeing in a way. See more »

Trivia:

He dropped out of Crazy People (1990) after around two weeks of filming and was replaced by Dudley Moore. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays menacing, sadistic villains

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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