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:
90 Being John Malkovich Oct 29, 1999 John Horatio Malkovich 8.3
88 Ghost World Jul 20, 2001 Producer 8.4
86 I'm Going Home Aug 14, 2002 John Crawford, Film Director 7.1
81 Juno Dec 5, 2007 Producer 8.4
78 How to Draw a Bunny Oct 9, 2002 Executive Producer 9.0
75 A Talking Picture Dec 10, 2004 Comandante John Walesa 5.7
74 Dangerous Liaisons Dec 16, 1988 Vicomte S├ębastien De Valmont 8.3
74 In the Line of Fire Jul 9, 1993 Mitch Leary 7.9
72 Marcel Proust's Time Regained Jun 16, 2000 Le Baron De Charlus 8.3
71 Disgrace Sep 18, 2009 Professor David Lurie 6.3
71 Young Adult Dec 9, 2011 Executive Producer 6.3
71 Shadow of the Vampire Dec 29, 2000 F.W. Murnau 6.7
67 The Perks of Being a Wallflower Sep 21, 2012 Producer 8.4
66 Beyond the Clouds Oct 8, 1999 The Director 10
64 The Dancer Upstairs May 2, 2003 Director / Producer 7.1
63 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Apr 29, 2005 Humma Kavula 6.1
63 Changeling Oct 24, 2008 Rev. Gustav Briegleb 7.8
63 The Great Buck Howard Mar 20, 2009 Buck Howard 7.2
63 Burn After Reading Sep 12, 2008 Osbourne Cox 6.5
61 Secretariat Oct 8, 2010 Lucien Laurin 6.4
61 The Portrait of a Lady Dec 24, 1996 Gilbert Osmond 8.3
60 RED Oct 15, 2010 Marvin Boggs 7.0
60 Empire of the Sun Dec 9, 1987 Basie 8.4
59 Beowulf Nov 16, 2007 Unferth 6.4
59 Warm Bodies Feb 1, 2013 General Grigio / General Grigio / Grigio 6.9
54 Rounders Sep 11, 1998 Teddy KGB 7.7
54 Art School Confidential May 5, 2006 Producer / Professor Sandiford 6.2
53 The Accidental Tourist Dec 23, 1988 Executive Producer 8.3
52 Kill the Poor Jan 6, 2006 Producer 6.5
52 Con Air Jun 6, 1997 Cyrus 'The Virus' Grissom 7.1