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
|Being John Malkovich||Oct 29, 1999||John Horatio Malkovich||8.8|
|Ghost World||Jul 20, 2001||Producer||8.3|
|I'm Going Home||Aug 14, 2002||John Crawford, Film Director||7.1|
|Juno||Dec 5, 2007||Producer||8.4|
|How to Draw a Bunny||Oct 9, 2002||Executive Producer||9.0|
|A Talking Picture||Dec 10, 2004||Comandante John Walesa||5.7|
|Dangerous Liaisons||Dec 16, 1988||Vicomte Sébastien De Valmont||7.6|
|In the Line of Fire||Jul 9, 1993||Mitch Leary||8.8|
|Marcel Proust's Time Regained||Jun 16, 2000||Le Baron De Charlus||8.3|
|Disgrace||Sep 18, 2009||Professor David Lurie||6.3|
|Young Adult||Dec 9, 2011||Executive Producer||6.4|
|Shadow of the Vampire||Dec 29, 2000||F.W. Murnau||8.6|
|The Perks of Being a Wallflower||Sep 21, 2012||Producer||8.6|
|Beyond the Clouds||Oct 8, 1999||The Director||10|
|The Dancer Upstairs||May 2, 2003||Director / Producer||7.1|
|The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy||Apr 29, 2005||Humma Kavula||6.1|
|Changeling||Oct 24, 2008||Rev. Gustav Briegleb||7.9|
|The Great Buck Howard||Mar 20, 2009||Buck Howard||7.2|
|Burn After Reading||Sep 12, 2008||Osbourne Cox||6.6|