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:
66 Beyond the Clouds Oct 8, 1999 The Director 10
78 How to Draw a Bunny Oct 9, 2002 Executive Producer 9.0
81 Juno Dec 5, 2007 Producer 8.4
88 Ghost World Jul 20, 2001 Producer 8.4
60 Empire of the Sun Dec 9, 1987 Basie 8.4
67 The Perks of Being a Wallflower Sep 21, 2012 Producer 8.4
72 Marcel Proust's Time Regained Jun 16, 2000 Le Baron De Charlus 8.3
53 The Accidental Tourist Dec 23, 1988 Executive Producer 8.3
61 The Portrait of a Lady Dec 24, 1996 Gilbert Osmond 8.3
90 Being John Malkovich Oct 29, 1999 John Horatio Malkovich 8.2
74 Dangerous Liaisons Dec 16, 1988 Vicomte S├ębastien De Valmont 8.2
74 In the Line of Fire Jul 9, 1993 Mitch Leary 7.9
63 Changeling Oct 24, 2008 Rev. Gustav Briegleb 7.8
54 Rounders Sep 11, 1998 Teddy KGB 7.7
63 The Great Buck Howard Mar 20, 2009 Buck Howard 7.2
64 The Dancer Upstairs May 2, 2003 Director / Producer 7.1
86 I'm Going Home Aug 14, 2002 John Crawford, Film Director 7.1
44 Mary Reilly Feb 23, 1996 Dr. Henry Jekyll/Mr. Edward Hyde 7.1
44 Klimt Jun 22, 2007 Klimt 7.0
52 Con Air Jun 6, 1997 Cyrus 'The Virus' Grissom 7.0
60 RED Oct 15, 2010 Marvin Boggs 7.0
59 Warm Bodies Feb 1, 2013 General Grigio / General Grigio / Grigio 6.9
43 Gardens of the Night Nov 7, 2008 Michael 6.8
47 RED 2 Jul 19, 2013 Marvin Boggs / Marvin / Marvin Boggs 6.8
44 The Libertine Nov 23, 2005 Producer / Charles II 6.7
51 Johnny English Jul 18, 2003 Pascal Sauvage, The Greedy Frenchman 6.7
71 Shadow of the Vampire Dec 29, 2000 F.W. Murnau 6.7
63 Burn After Reading Sep 12, 2008 Osbourne Cox 6.5
52 Kill the Poor Jan 6, 2006 Producer 6.5
59 Beowulf Nov 16, 2007 Unferth 6.4