John Malkovich

Biography: John was born in Illinois in 1953, of Croatian heritage, and has one brother, Danny, and 3 sisters (Amanda, Melissa and Rebecca). His parents (Daniel and Joe Anne) owned and ran a local newspaper in Benton, Illinois (Benton Evening News). His father passed away in 1980.

He attended Benton Consolidated High School, Eastern Illinois University but transferred to Illinois State University because they had a better drama program. In 1976, he quit Illinois State to work at the Steppenwolf Theater in Chicago, which was founded by his friend Gary Sinise.

In the 80s, John was briefly linked to his Dangerous Liaisons co-star, Michelle Pfeiffer. He was married to Glenne Headly (1982-1988), and to Italian Nicoletta Peyran since 1989. He and Nicoletta have 2 children, Amandine (b. 1990) and Lowry (b. 1992). He nows lives with his family in France, though in 2004 they also set up home in Boston.

John Malkovich's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 60
Highest Metascore: 90 Being John Malkovich
Lowest Metascore: 30 Knockaround Guys
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 19 out of 42
  2. Negative: 3 out of 42
42 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
88 Ghost World Jul 20, 2001 Producer 8.3
71 Shadow of the Vampire Dec 29, 2000 F.W. Murnau 6.7
72 Marcel Proust's Time Regained Jun 16, 2000 Le Baron De Charlus 8.3
90 Being John Malkovich Oct 29, 1999 John Horatio Malkovich 8.2
66 Beyond the Clouds Oct 8, 1999 The Director 10
54 Rounders Sep 11, 1998 Teddy KGB 7.7
48 The Man in the Iron Mask Mar 13, 1998 Athos 6.2
52 Con Air Jun 6, 1997 Cyrus 'The Virus' Grissom 7.0
61 The Portrait of a Lady Dec 24, 1996 Gilbert Osmond 8.3
44 Mary Reilly Feb 23, 1996 Dr. Henry Jekyll/Mr. Edward Hyde 7.1
74 In the Line of Fire Jul 9, 1993 Mitch Leary 7.9
53 The Accidental Tourist Dec 23, 1988 Executive Producer 8.0
74 Dangerous Liaisons Dec 16, 1988 Vicomte S├ębastien De Valmont 8.2
60 Empire of the Sun Dec 9, 1987 Basie 8.4