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Malkovich in THE KILLING FIELDS.
About John Malkovich (1953 – )
John Malkovich was born on December 9, 1953 in Christopher, Illinois.
In 1976, John Malkovich joined Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre, newly founded by his friend Gary Sinise.
John's first film experience was a job as an extra in Robert Altman's 1978 feature A WEDDING (1978).
In 1984 Malkovich was listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1984" in John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 36.
John's big screen debut would be as the blind lodger in PLACE IN THE HEART (1984), where he earned an Academy Award Nomination for best supporting actor.
John Malkovich won his first Village Voice Obie for his performance in TRUE WEST in 1984. The year later he won a second Village Voice Obie this time for Direction for BALM IN GILEAD in 1985.
In 1995 John was chosen by Empire magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history (#70). Over the years John Malkovich has developed a great passion for Portugal, where he has filmed some movies recently. He also keeps a house here, as he co-owns a disco in the North of Portugal.
The costume John wore in the Annie Lennox video, WALKING ON BROKEN GLASS was borrowed from the set of DANGEROUS LIAISONS (1988).
In 1990 John Malkovich was the political assassin in Eastwood's film IN THE LINE OF FIRE for which he would be nominated for the Academy Award and the Golden Globe.
Malkovich will be well remembered as Vicomte De Valmont in DANGEROUS LIAISONS. Playing against Michelle Pfeiffer and Glenn Close in a costume movie this helped raise his standing in the industry.
John Malkovich's notable movie credits include...
RED 2 (2013)
JONAH HEX (2010)
BURN AFTER READING (2008)
THE GREAT BUCK HOWARD (2008)
IN TRANZIT (2007)
GARDENS OF THE NIGHT (2007)
THE CALL (2006)
ART SCHOOL CONFIDENTIAL (2006)
COLOR ME KUBRICK (2005)
THE HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY (2005)
JOHNNY ENGLISH (2003)
KNOCKAROUND GUYS (2001)
SHADOW OF THE VAMPIRES (2000)
BEING JOHN MALKOVICH (1999)
CON AIR (1997)
IN THE LINE OF FIRE (1993)
OF MICE AND MEN (1992)
EMPIRE OF THE SUN (1987)
THE KILLING FIELDS (1984)
PLACES IN THE HEART (1984)
John Malkovich in SECRETARIAT (2010).