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
|RED||Oct 15, 2010||Marvin Boggs||7.0|
|Beowulf||Nov 16, 2007||Unferth||6.3|
|Warm Bodies||Feb 1, 2013||General Grigio / General Grigio / Grigio||6.9|
|Rounders||Sep 11, 1998||Teddy KGB||8.1|
|Art School Confidential||May 5, 2006||Producer / Professor Sandiford||6.3|
|Penguins of Madagascar||Nov 26, 2014||Cast / Dave||6.6|
|The Accidental Tourist||Dec 23, 1988||Executive Producer||7.9|
|Kill the Poor||Jan 6, 2006||Producer||6.5|
|Con Air||Jun 6, 1997||Cyrus 'The Virus' Grissom||8.8|
|Cesar Chavez||Mar 28, 2014||Executive Producer / Producer / Bogdanovitch / Bogdanovitch||5.6|
|Johnny English||Jul 18, 2003||Pascal Sauvage, The Greedy Frenchman||6.8|
|Demolition||Apr 8, 2016||Producer||7.5|
|The Man in the Iron Mask||Mar 13, 1998||Athos||6.3|
|RED 2||Jul 19, 2013||Marvin Boggs / Marvin / Marvin Boggs||6.6|
|Klimt||Jun 22, 2007||Klimt||7.0|
|Cut Bank||Apr 3, 2015||Sheriff Vogel||6.4|
|Mary Reilly||Feb 23, 1996||Dr. Henry Jekyll/Mr. Edward Hyde||6.8|
|The Libertine||Nov 23, 2005||Producer / Charles II||6.8|
|Gardens of the Night||Nov 7, 2008||Michael||7.2|
|Transformers: Dark of the Moon||Jun 29, 2011||Bruce / Bruce Brazos||5.7|