John Malkovich Net Worth

John Malkovich Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

John Malkovich net worth is
$45 Million

John Malkovich Wiki Biography

John Gavin Malkovich, simply known as John Malkovich, is a famous American actor, fashion designer, film producer and director, as well as a businessman. During his lengthy acting career, John Malkovich has starred in over seventy films, many of which brought him awards and accolades, and established him as a prominent actor in the industry. Malkovich’s rise to fame began in 1984, where he starred alongside Sally Field, Danny Glover and Ed Harris in Robert Benton’s award-winning drama film “Place in the Heart”. For his role of Mr. Will, John Malkovich received a nomination for an Academy Award, while the movie itself collected an Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, as well as a Silver Bear Award.

John Malkovich Net Worth $45 Million

The next wave of Malkovich’s success came in 1993 with a thriller film directed by Wolfgang Petersen entitled “In the Line of Fire”, where the main characters were portrayed by Clint Eastwood and Rene Russo. The film gathered several award nominations and with mainly positive critical reviews grossed more than $187 million in the box office worldwide. A famous actor, how rich is John Malkovich? According to sources, John Malkovich’s net worth is estimated to be $45 million. Needless to say, most of Malkovich’s wealth comes from his acting career.

John Malkovich was born in 1953, in Christopher, Illinois, however he spent most of his childhood in Benton, where he attended Benton Consolidated High School. Malkovich’s passion for acting started in high school when he began appearing in musicals, as well as other school and theatre plays. Malkovich’s interest in theatre influenced his decision to major in the subject in the Illinois State University. Prior to his huge success, John Malkovich was a part of “Steppenwolf Theatre Company” based in Chicago with which he worked on various plays. In order to pursue an acting opportunity, John Malkovich moved out to New York in 1980 where he appeared in Sam Shepard’s play “True West”. Malkovich’s performance in this play earned him an Obie Award.

Before making his debut in television, John Malkovich made several more appearances on theatre stages and debuted on Broadway in Arthur Miller’s play entitled “Death of a Salesman”.

Malkovich’s first film was Robert Altman’s “A Wedding”, a comedy movie starring Carol Burnett, Lillian Gish and Geraldine Chaplin, where he appeared as an extra in some of the scenes. Malkovich then went on to star in “Places in the Heart” and since then has been a part of some of the best known movies. Malkovich appeared in “Of Mice and Men” with Casey Siemaszko, “Empire of the Sun” with Christian Bale and Nigel Havers, and Spike Jonze’s “Being John Malkovich” with John Cusack, Cameron Diaz and Catherine Keener.

In regards to his career as a producer, John Malkovich produced such films as “Juno” with Michael Cera, Jason Bateman and Ellen Page, which won an Academy Award and three Oscar nominations, “Young Adult” with Charlize Theron, and more recently an award-winning film entitled “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” with Logan Lerman.

Full NameJohn Malkovich
Net Worth$45 Million
Date Of BirthDecember 9, 1953
Place Of BirthChristopher, Illinois, United States
Height6 ft (1.83 m)
ProfessionActor, Fashion designer, Film director, Businessperson, Voice Actor, Film Producer, Screenwriter
EducationBenton Consolidated High School, Illinois State University
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseGlenne Headly (m. 1982–1988)
ChildrenAmandine Malkovich, Loewy Malkovich
ParentsDaniel Leon Malkovich, Joe Anne Malkovich
SiblingsDanny Malkovich, Amanda Malkovich, Rebecca Malkovich, Melissa Malkovich
PartnerNicoletta Peyran (1989–)
NicknamesJohn Gavin Malkovich
AwardsAcademy Award, Golden Globe Award, Silver Bear Award, Obie Award
NominationsAcademy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, MTV Movie Award for Best Villain, BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Independent Spir...
Movies“True West” (1980), “Death of a Salesman”, “A Wedding” (1978), “Places in the Heart” (1984), “Of Mice and Men”, “Empire of the Sun”, “Being John Malkovich” (1999), "Crossbones" (2014)
TV ShowsCrossbones
1Soft mellow voice
2Often plays menacing, sadistic villains
In the Line of Fire (1993)$1,000,000
1I was sitting in Piccadilly, when a guy came up and asked some directions. So I told him where to go and I went back to reading my book. But he kept saying, 'Don't I know your face?' 'Aren't you an actor?' 'What have you done?' And finally I said, 'Look, why don't you go wherever it is you're trying to find'. Which might sound kinda snotty. But, by the 60,000th time, it really starts to be a drag. Those things you lose forever. No one can really warn you they're going. It's not the kind of thing anyone could prepare you for. I was an actor for ten years and nobody ever bothered me once. But what can I say? You know - Garbo had a point.
2[on the funeral of the Portuguese director Manoel de Oliveira, who died at 106 years old] He was an example for everyone, he had his own vision and point of view, he was the only man we thought won't die, I loved him.
3This is what politics is to me: Somebody tells you all the trees on your street have a disease. One side says give them food and water and everything will be fine. One side says chop them down and burn them so they don't infect another street. That's politics. And I'm going, Who says they're diseased? And how does this sickness manifest itself? And is this outside of a natural cycle? And who said this again? And when where they on the street? But we just have people who shout, "Chop it down and burn it" or "Give it food and water," and there's your two choices. Sorry, I'm not a believer.
4In movies you're a product. And if I'm a product, I'm a Tabasco sauce. I'm not a sort of shepherd's pie, and that's the way it is.
5I'm not a Method actor. I don't believe acting should be psychodrama. I look within myself and see what I can find to play the role with. If I'm playing a blind man, I don't go around blindfolded for days. A lot of good actors would, but I don't go in for that very much, principally because I'd rather make it up.
6I like to direct movies, but I don't like to goof around for eight years talking about it. And it's pretty irritating to get a movie on and you get all that irritation already as a producer. So to complicate it by having more irritation as a director, I don't really need it. And because I direct a great deal still, but in the theater, I kind of get that anyway. Which is not all to say that I would never do it again, or it would never happen again. But I haven't read any scripts at all where I've felt like, "You know what? It's probably better if I just do this myself." I could always think, "Well you know, I think so and so should do this." And then as a producer, sometimes I'm able to get that person to do it. We occasionally have a project where I wouldn't mind saying, "I could be someone who could be considered," but I would never go any further than that. I just haven't found the thing that made me want to. And films take too long. There's too much BS, too much nonsense. You know if I want to do a play, I just call the theater, whether it's here, or in Paris or Mexico or Spain or London or whatever, and say, "I want to do this, are you interested?" They'll answer the next day. With a movie, it's all, "Oh, I see this film as blah blah blah." They don't know what they're talking about, they don't care. I loved doing The Dancer Upstairs (2002), and I like the film, but it also is like a waste of seven years of my life.
7[on making Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)] I love doing things like this. I'm not offered them very much, for reasons that remain obscure to me. It's always fun to do a film with a certain amount of action and a great amount of fantasy.
8I think the nicest experience one has being an actor is when you like watching someone you're working with...Good actors love to watch good acting, and I think a lot of them - oddly enough, far from being jealous of it or threatened by it - actually live for it. Me, I've been a director my whole life, so there's nothing I love more than sitting there with my piehole shut watching great actors transport me somewhere. [2010]
9Unlike my grandfather or my brother, I've actually been able to make some money at a racetrack. That'll be a family first and has great meaning for me.
10[on the costumes in Secretariat (2010)]: I think 1973 was the nadir of fashion. When you watch the coverage from that era, you're struck by the astonishing ugliness of the clothes. It binds you. But was I conformable wearing the stuff? Sure, why not?
11[on turning down the Jimmy Conway role in Goodfellas (1990)] It sort of came at a bad time in my life, when I wasn't feeling well and didn't want to think about working. It's hard to explain why you end up in Eragon (2006) and not Goodfellas (1990). But De Niro is fantastic.
12The first acting teacher I had taught me the worst sin was to be boring. When it comes to how I think a character views the world, I'm fairly decisive . But for me, there has to be inherent in the act of presenting that view something which didn't exist before. Something an audience won't have seen - commensurate, of course, with the writing.
13A lot of our wonderful actors, from Marlon Brando to George C. Scott, found it a shameful occupation and really lost interest in it. But it always interests me, and watching others do it always interests me, and I don't find it shameful. I mean, as compared to what?
14For a long time I played brooding, "James Dean" types. I was kind of relieved when my hair fell out and I didn't have to do that any more.
15Generally you act in movies because you are too lazy to act in theatre, or you can't, or you want a lot of money, or you want to be really famous.
16What we were doing [at Steppenwolf] was better, that's all. We started out to try and do good work for its own sake. That has nothing to do with theatre in New York. Yeah, they want to do good work once they're doing it, but basically it's more to do with where that'll get them. That's perfectly natural, but not necessarily acceptable or right. If you did a good play in New York you got a little lead spot on Kojak (1973). That's not for me.
17I probably know a lot more technically than most film actors about lenses and lights and things like that, but basically to be effective I need the sequence of events behind me. I get that in the theatre every night, which I find freeing in a way.
18For me, movies are like a quick sketch, a doodle. Theatre is like a painting. It involves more craft. It has more depth, more texture, and it changes every single night because it's a living, breathing organism. It commands my respect that much more.
19I'm very much a typical Midwesterner, and I don't think the condition is curable.
20I'm more likely to lose my temper on a film set than almost anywhere. Often the level of idiocy is so exalted that it's impossible to comprehend.
21I love Charlie Sheen. If there was a Charlie Sheen For President committee, I'd be on it. With this movie, I liked the idea that when John Malkovich is in a personal jam, Charlie Sheen is the one who provides the tough love. It seemed to me to be such an invitation to nihilism that we couldn't resist doing it. -- John Malkovich on Charles' cameo in the film Being John Malkovich (1999).
22You focus on how a character views the world. And, if you have talent, you focus on what they do to get what they want, on what they do when they don't know what they want, on how they look and sound and react. I don't go out and buy a false nose every time I pick up a script. I don't lose or gain 40 pounds. But I think about stuff like that. I've done a monocle part or two. It just seems to me that monocles and canes are only useful if they help the performance.
23I'm not prone to talk much about what I do. But then I never have been. I mean, I don't think hookers rush home from work and say, "Honey! I had the most incredible hand-job today!
24(Acting is) always things about imaginary people, imaginary events, imaginary things. That can make you know that what you're doing is very trivial. The nature of what it is, remaining, in some way, a child. Sometimes you look at it like an adult and think, 'What difference does this make to anything?' But you can say the same thing about banking or journalism or anything in the world ...
25I don't think, personally, I'm much like any character I ever played, including John Malkovich (in Being John Malkovich (1999)). I don't really see the resemblance at all. It's more a frequency you transmit than something that you fundamentally are.
26I don't think I ever - even to this day - made a conscious decision about acting.
27[on fashion] It's something I always liked. I don't know where that came from. I always imagine it was from being very fat as a child. I was a very good baseball player and football player as a kid, but my father always told me - occasionally while striking me - that I was much more interested in how I looked playing baseball or football than in actually playing. And I think there's great truth in that.
28It's 'Be lucky, be good, and have a good story to tell '. Cause a failure is a failure. And, believe me, I've had many. It's like playing baseball. Even the best actors don't bat 300 all the time. Sometimes, you know, you just strike out.
29The other day I was walking down the street in the rural town where we live (in France) and a truck hit me, rather hard, going fairly fast. And he starts to drive off, so I chase after him, reach in the window and grab his steering wheel. And I say, 'Normally, in a civilized society, when we hit someone with a truck, we might inquire as to their well being.' So he said, 'I'm sorry,' and I said, 'Great. Try and be a little more careful and that would be fantastic, and so sorry to have troubled you.' I walk another 30 meters and he pulls up beside me a second time -- and asks me if he can have an autograph.
30"I did a million things. I worked in an office supply store, I drove a school bus, I painted houses, I worked for a Mexican landscape gardening company, picking out weeds. And generally when I was doing something it somehow took my interest. In fact, it must be a kind of shallowness. When I did office supplies mostly I thought about office supplies, and then when I got on the train I'd think about theatre, and then I would do theatre. But the next morning I would go in and, you know, reorganize the paper clips." - On menial jobs he held before becoming a successful actor.
31"I've lived in Europe for the better part of 12 years, and I've noticed that one of the big errors Europeans make is to dismiss America as having no culture. That's an incredible mistake, and whether it's born of arrogance or neurosis caused by the fact that America is perceived as hugely powerful, it's wrong. For a century or two, a decent percentage of the major writers, poets, artists, musicians, painters, filmmakers, actors, screenwriters, and dancers have been born in the U.S. Americans have acquitted themselves pretty well in those areas. There's a great culture there, an enormous culture. I just don't plain like a lot of it, but it's OK if other people like it." (Late 1990's qoute)
32We're all going to die, so the death penalty should be called the early-death penalty. And the furor about it strikes me as ridiculous. To make criminals feel what they've chosen to provoke others to feel would be the ideal penalty, but it's impossible to do that. Many of them are psychopaths without conscience. People can debate all this as much as they like, but I really don't care. I'm not a big believer in the judicial system, our laws or our Constitution. All the things Americans rave about as being sacrosanct are to me incredibly deeply flawed.
33I was born in the West after World War II in a senselessly wealthy country, and I never really had to struggle. Sure, there were years when I didn't have a refrigerator or stove, but that's nothing compared to Rwanda.
34Film is about what appears to be. You can't fake theater, but you can fake anything in movies. You can fake chemistry between people. You can fake sex, love, explosions, special effects, horror...
35From the start I was relaxed onstage. It's home to me.
36"I don't like all of the crap associated with it. If I wanted to run wind sprints, I'd be a sprinter. Or if I wanted to lift weights, I'd be a weight lifter." - On why he doesn't like doing research for the characters he plays.
37"I'm drawn to a character with a lack of humanity. People give reasons for being cruel or sadistic but I think it is just a lack of humanity and concern for others. I think I'm good at them because I don't like them. Audiences are attracted to them but I hate them. It's strange." - On why he enjoys playing evil characters.
38I've always felt that if you can't make money as an actor, you`re either incredibly stupid or tragically unlucky.
39I wasn't really raised to be the type of person to have doubts.
40Because I've been doing theatre so long, there isn't a lot for me to learn about theatre acting. But there is an enormous amount for me to learn about movie acting. It's not that I can't do it, but it never feels quite right. I almost always feel like a race car on a go-cart track. There's no place to unwind. Just as you get going, it's time to go home for the night.
41I still don't know if I made the right decision when I went into acting. I have driven school buses, sold egg rolls and painted houses, and I have often wondered what my life would have been like if I hadn't gone into acting. Mind you, it's a great life, going around pretending you're other people and getting paid ridiculous sums of money for it.
42I probably have more female friends than any man I've ever met. What I like about them is that almost always they're generally mentally tougher, and they're better listeners, and they're more capable of surviving things. And most of the women that I like have a haunted quality - they're sort of like women who live in a haunted house all by themselves.
43I'm not cynical. I'm merely stating a fact. Most filmmakers' entire body of knowledge is of other movies. When they describe things, they describe them in relation to other movies. That's why we have so many cyclical movies that look like other movies. But I'm not cynical. I even go to some of those movies.
44[on Dangerous Liaisons (1988)] The movie should appeal to everyone. It's sleazy, elegant, vicious and mean, and it's about people doing hideous things to each other. If that weren't enough, it has a tragic end. What more could people ask for?
45I'm not terribly articulate in many ways and particularly when it comes to what I do. And, at the risk of sounding like Holden Caulfield, I don't know if I would talk about it even if I could.
46"I want to be successful. I would like it to be a success with something that doesn't make me want to vomit all over the screening room after I've seen it." (1980s quote)
47[Spike Jonze wanted to borrow photographs from his childhood for Being John Malkovich (1999)] "I gave them my mother's phone number and told them to tell her that I'm an actor and it was for a film. I don't think my parents know what I do."
48[on Being John Malkovich (1999)] When I first looked at the script, the title seemed like a one-line joke, but it turned out to be a 100-page joke.
1He was awarded the 1987 Drama Logue Award for Outstanding Performance for "Burn This" at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California.
2As of 2014, has appeared in three films that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: The Killing Fields (1984), Places in the Heart (1984) and Dangerous Liaisons (1988).
3He moved outside Boston, Massachusetts. [October 2008]
4Fluent in French, and lived in France for almost 10 years. He left in 2003.
5He has worked with 8 directors who have won a Best Director Oscar: Robert Benton, Steven Spielberg, Bernardo Bertolucci, Woody Allen, Robert Zemeckis, Clint Eastwood, and Joel Coen & Ethan Coen.
6He turned down the role played by Timothy Dalton in The King's Whore (1990).
7Lost an undisclosed amount of money in the Bernard Madoff scandal.
8Good friend of Gérard Depardieu. They worked together on several projects: The Man in the Iron Mask (1998), Les misérables (2000) and Napoléon (2002).
9He was nominated for a 1996 Joseph Jefferson Award for Director of a Play for "The Libertine", at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois.
10He was nominated for a 1985 Joseph Jefferson Award for Director of a play for "Coyote Ugly", at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois.
11He was awarded the 1982 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Principal Role in a Play for "True West", at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois.
12He was awarded the 1981 Joseph Jefferson Award for Director of a Play for "Balm in Gilead", at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois.
13He was nominated for a 1980 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Principal Role in the play, "Say Goodnight, Gracie", at the Travel Light Productions Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
14He co-owns a restaurant/nightclub in Portugal. [2003]
15He dropped out of Crazy People (1990) after around two weeks of filming and was replaced by Dudley Moore.
16Offered the role of Green Goblin/Norman Osborn in Spider-Man (2002).
17Frequently visits Sarajevo Film Festival (Bosnia).
18His performance as himself in Being John Malkovich (1999) is ranked #90 on Premiere Magazine's 100 Greatest Movie Characters of All Time.
19First actor to win a major award (New York Film Critics) for portraying himself in a movie (non-cameo role). The film was Being John Malkovich (1999).
20Attended college with Joan Allen who was occasionally a scene partner of Malkovich's in their acting classes. Later attended another acting class years with John Mahoney. He encouraged both actors to join the Steppenwolf Theater Company, which they did.
21Won a second Village Voice Obie this time for Direction for "Balm in Gilead" in 1985.
22Won a Village Voice Obie for his performance in "True West" in 1984.
23His favorite films include: Citizen Kane (1941), It's a Wonderful Life (1946), High Noon (1952), The 400 Blows (1959), The Battle of Algiers (1966), The Conformist (1970) and This Is Spinal Tap (1984).
24In 1976, he quit college in order to work at Chicago's Steppenwolf Theater.
25When he was a teenager, he decided to get his excessive weight under control and lost 70 pounds by eating nothing but Jell-O for four months.
26Legend has it that he was told by the head of the Theatre Department at Illinois State University that he would not have a career as an actor. Even though he did not graduate from ISU (he never took the constitution test), the Theatre Department still claims him as an alumnus. On April 4, 2005, he returned to visit the Theatre Department where he was presented with an official diploma for his bachelor's degree in theatre.
27Has 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 Lisbon.
28Children with Nicoletta Peyran: daughter Amandine (b. 1990) and son Lowry (b. 1992).
29Parents ran and owned local newspaper in his hometown Benton, Illinois.
30His paternal grandparents, Michael "Mike" Malkovich and Goldie Stanisha, were Croatian. His mother had French, German, Scottish, and English ancestry, and his maternal grandparents were Stephen Choisser and Edna Alice Johnson.
31Chosen by Empire magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history (#70). [1995]
32Education: Eastern Illinois University, Illinois State University.
33The costume he wore in the Annie Lennox video, "Walking On Broken Glass" was borrowed from the set of Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
34Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1984" in John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 36.


Of Mice and Men1992Lennie Small
Shadows and Fog1991Clown
Performance1991TV SeriesDeeley
The Object of Beauty1991Jake
Queens Logic1991Eliot
The Sheltering Sky1990Port Moresby
Dangerous Liaisons1988Vicomte de Valmont
Miles from Home1988Barry Maxwell
Santabear's High Flying Adventure1987TV ShortSanta Claus (voice)
Empire of the Sun1987Basie
The Glass Menagerie1987Tom Wingfield
Making Mr. Right1987Dr. Jeff Peters / Ulysses
American Playhouse1984-1986TV SeriesBen Stark / Lee
Death of a Salesman1985TV MovieBiff Loman
The Killing Fields1984Al Rockoff
Places in the Heart1984Mr. Will
Say Goodnight, Gracie1983TV Movie
American Dream1981TV Series
Word of Honor1981TV MovieGary
A Wedding1978Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Supercon2017post-productionSid Newberry
Valley of the Gods2017post-productionWes Tauros
Wilde Wedding2017post-productionLaurence
100 Years2115Hero
Unlocked2017/IBob Hunter
Dominion2016/IDr. Felton
Deepwater Horizon2016Vidrine
Zoolander 22016Chazz Spencer
Psychogenic Fugue2016Short
Eminem: Phenomenal2015Video shortMysterious Man
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare - Exo Zombies2015Video GameOz (voice)
Penguins of Madagascar2014Dave (voice)
Casanova Variations2014Giacomo
Crossbones2014TV SeriesEdward 'Blackbeard' Teach
Cut Bank2014Sheriff Vogel
Cesar Chavez2014Bogdanovich Senior
RED 22013Marvin
Educazione siberiana2013Grandfather Kuzya
Warm Bodies2013Grigio
As Linhas de Torres Vedras2012TV Mini-SeriesGeneral Wellington
Linhas de Wellington2012Duke of Wellington
Transformers: Dark of the Moon2011Bruce Brazos
Cubed2010TV SeriesJohn Malkovich
Secretariat2010Lucien Laurin
RED2010Marvin Boggs
Jonah Hex2010Quentin Turnbull
The Infernal Comedy: Confessions of a Serial Killer2010VideoJack Unterweger
Disgrace2008Professor David Lurie
Burn After Reading2008Osborne Cox
Mutant Chronicles2008Constantine
Changeling2008Rev. Gustav Briegleb
In Tranzit2008Pavlov
Gardens of the Night2008Michael
The Great Buck Howard2008Buck Howard
Pilots2006ShortHotel Clerk
The Call2006/IShortExorcist - The Priest
Art School Confidential2006Professor Sandiford
Color Me Kubrick2005Alan Conway
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy2005Humma Kavula
The Libertine2004Charles II
Um Filme Falado2003Comandante John Walesa
Johnny English2003Pascal Sauvage, the Greedy Frenchman
Napoléon2002TV Mini-SeriesCharles Talleyrand
Ripley's Game2002Tom Ripley
Hideous Man2002ShortNarrator
The Dancer Upstairs2002Abimael Guzman (uncredited)
Hotel2001Omar Jonnson
Knockaround Guys2001Teddy Deserve
Les âmes fortes2001Monsieur Numance
Je rentre à la maison2001John Crawford, Film Director
Les misérables2000TV Mini-SeriesJavert
Shadow of the Vampire2000Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau
Ladies Room1999/IIRoberto
RKO 2811999TV MovieHerman Mankiewicz
The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc1999Charles VII
Being John Malkovich1999John Horatio Malkovich
Marcel Proust's Time Regained1999Le Baron de Charlus
Rounders1998Teddy KGB
The Man in the Iron Mask1998/IAthos
Con Air1997Cyrus 'The Virus' Grissom
Der Unhold1996Abel Tiffauges
The Portrait of a Lady1996Gilbert Osmond
Mulholland Falls1996General Thomas Timms
Mary Reilly1996Dr. Henry Jekyll Mr. Edward Hyde
Al di là delle nuvole1995The Director
The Convent1995Michael
Heart of Darkness1993TV MovieKurtz
In the Line of Fire1993Mitch Leary
Alive1993Old Carlitos / Narrator (uncredited)
Jennifer 81992St. Anne


Empress of Serenityproducer pre-production
Demolition2015executive producer
Cesar Chavez2014executive producer
The Perks of Being a Wallflower2012producer
Young Adult2011executive producer
Abel2010executive producer
Good Canary2009TV Movie producer
Which Way Home2009Documentary executive producer
Capturing 'The Libertine'2006Video documentary short producer
Art School Confidential2006producer
The First Amendment Project: Some Assembly Required2004TV Movie documentary producer
The Libertine2004producer
Kill the Poor2003producer
The Dancer Upstairs2002producer
Dragans of New York2002TV Movie producer
How to Draw a Bunny2002Documentary executive producer
The Loner2001producer
Ghost World2001producer
Somewhere Else2000Short executive producer
The Accidental Tourist1988executive producer


A Postcard from Istanbul2015Video short
Hideous Man2002Short
The Dancer Upstairs2002


100 Years2115
A Postcard from Istanbul2015Video short writer
Hideous Man2002Short


Prozhektorperiskhilton2011TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Great Buck Howard2008performer: "What the World Needs Now"
The Sheltering Sky1990performer: "Oh! Susannah" - uncredited


Good Canary2009TV Movie stage director


Butterfly Kisses2017/IIthe producers wish to thank
Adaptation.2002special thanks
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: A Legacy of Fear1996TV Movie special thanks


Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf2017TV SeriesHimself
Evening Urgant2017TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Seth Meyers2017TV SeriesHimself
Beyond the Horizon2017Video documentaryHimself
Captain of the Rig: Peter Berg2017Video shortHimself
Deepwater Surveillance: Behind the Scenes2017Video shortHimself
The Fury of the Rig: Deepwater Horizon2017Video shortHimself
The Evening Standard Theatre Awards 20162016TV MovieHimself - Winner: Best Director
The Jonathan Ross Show2016TV SeriesHimself - guest
Zoolander No. 2: Believe in Your Selfie2016Video shortHimself
The Graham Norton Show2008-2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
CBS This Morning2016TV SeriesHimself
Re-Sound Beethoven2015TV Movie documentaryHimself
Só Visto!2013-2014TV SeriesHimself
Janela Indiscreta2010-2014TV SeriesHimself
Made in Hollywood2010-2014TV SeriesHimself
Today2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
World Premiere2014TV SeriesHimself
Cinema 31995-2014TV SeriesHimself
Días de cine2014TV SeriesHimself
Le paradoxe de John Malkovich2014DocumentaryJohn Malkovich
Journey to Sundance2014DocumentaryHimself
Live with Kelly and Ryan2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Colbert Report2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
RED 2: Cast and Crew Reunion2013Video documentary shortHimself
TVGN Movie Special: Red 22013TV Special documentaryHimself
Conan2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards2013TV SpecialHimself - Nominee (credit only)
Q with Jian Ghomeshi2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Side by Side2012DocumentaryHimself
Avant-premières2012TV SeriesHimself
Ce soir (ou jamais!)2012TV SeriesHimself
C à vous2012TV SeriesHimself
Charlie Rose1999-2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Wir sind Österreich2011TV Series documentaryHimself
33-y Moskovskiy mezhdunarodnyy kinofestival2011TV SpecialHimself
Prozhektorperiskhilton2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Performer
Harald Schmidt2011TV SeriesHimself
100 Jahre Hollywood - Die Carl Laemmle Story2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2005-2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
In the House with Peter Bart & Peter Guber2010TV SeriesHimself
Ceremonia de inauguración - 58º festival internacional de cine de San Sebastián2010TV MovieHimself
Mi reino por un caballo2010TV SeriesHimself
Ànima2010TV SeriesHimself
Saturday Night2010DocumentaryHimself
Revealed2010TV SeriesHimself
Quelli che... il calcio2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Na plovárne2009TV SeriesHimself
The 2009 Independent Spirit Awards2009TV SpecialHimself
La traversée du désir2009DocumentaryHimself
Changeling - Partners in Crime: Bringing Changeling to the Screen2009Video documentary shortHimself
Partners in Crime: Clint Eastwood and Angelina Jolie2009Video documentary shortHimself
The Making of 'Mutant Chronicles'2009Video documentaryHimself - Constantine
Entertainment Tonight2008-2009TV SeriesHimself
Saturday Night Live1989-2008TV SeriesHimself - Host Lyle Menendez James Carville ...
Bloody Mondays & Strawberry Pies2008DocumentaryNarrator
Musik und Meer2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
Resumen - 56º Festival internacional de cine de San Sebastián2008TV MovieHimself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2007-2008TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Late Show with David Letterman1996-2008TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
La nuit des Molières2008TV Series documentaryHimself
A Hero's Journey: The Making of Beowulf2008Video documentary shortHimself
Beowulf: Mapping the Journey2008Video documentary shortHimself (uncredited)
Corazón de...2005-2007TV SeriesHimself
On n'est pas couché2007TV SeriesHimself
Capturing 'The Libertine'2006Video documentary shortHimself
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross2006TV SeriesHimself - Guest
New York 360º2006TV Series documentaryHimself
The Daily Show2003-2006TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Gero von Boehm begegnet...2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Wetten, dass..?1990-2006TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Double je2005TV Series documentaryHimself
Don't Crash: The Documentary of the Making of the Movie of the Book of the Radio Series of 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy'2005Video documentaryHimself
John Malkovich: Flipping Uncle Kimono2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Private Life of a Masterpiece2005TV Series documentaryHimself
Shootout2004TV SeriesHimself
Toni Rovira y tú2004TV SeriesHimself - Guest
...Amb Manel Fuentes2004TV SeriesHimself - Guest
NY Graham Norton2004TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The AMC Project2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Revealing 'The Dancer Upstairs'2003Video documentary shortHimself
V Graham Norton2003TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1998-2003TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Rive droite - rive gauche2003TV SeriesHimself
Les feux de la rampe2003TV SeriesHimself
Cartaz Cultural2003TV SeriesHimself (2008)
Recto verso2002-2003TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Adaptation.2002Himself (uncredited)
Thé ou café2002TV SeriesHimself
Campus, le magazine de l'écrit2002TV Series documentaryHimself
Ombre et lumière2002TV Series documentaryHimself
Hyper show2002TV Series documentaryHimself
Bravo Profiles2002TV Series documentaryHimself
The Big Breakfast2001TV SeriesHimself
Con Air: The Destruction of Las Vegas2001Video documentary shortHimself
Con Air: View from Above2001Video documentary shortHimself
Human Wrongs2000Video documentaryHimself
The Kennedy Center Presents: Speak Truth to Power2000TV Movie documentaryVarious
2000 MTV Movie Awards2000TV Special documentaryHimself
Continuarà...2000TV SeriesHimself
Steppenwolf Theatre Company: 25 Years on the Edge2000DocumentaryHimself
Oscar 20002000TV MovieHimself
American Arts & Culture Presents John Horatio Malkovich 'Dance of Despair & Disillusionment'2000Video shortHimself (uncredited)
Riddle of the Desert Mummies1999TV Movie documentaryNarrator
Mundo VIP1997-1999TV SeriesHimself
Rounders: Behind-the-Scenes Special1998Video shortHimself
Hollywood Profile1998TV Series documentaryHimself
Cannes Man1997Himself
Lo + plus1997TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Festival international de Cannes1996TV SeriesHimself
Film '721996TV SeriesHimself
Chicago on Stage1995TV MovieHimself
To Make a Film Is to Be Alive1995DocumentaryHimself
Nulle part ailleurs1995TV SeriesHimself
Zona+1994TV SeriesHimself (1995)
In the Line of Fire: Behind the Scenes with the Secret Service1993TV Special documentaryHimself
Shooting 'In the Line of Fire'1993TV Movie documentaryHimself
Late Night with David Letterman1987-1992TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Omnibus1990TV Series documentaryHimself
Red Hot and Blue1990TV MovieHimself
Decade1989TV Movie documentaryHimself
CBS This Morning1989TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The China Odyssey: 'Empire of the Sun', a Film by Steven Spielberg1987TV Movie documentaryHimself
Working in the Theatre1984-1987TV Series documentaryHimself
The 38th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1986TV SpecialHimself - Winner
American Masters1985TV Series documentaryHimself / Biff
The 57th Annual Academy Awards1985TV Special documentaryHimself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Archive Footage

Extra2017TV SeriesHimself
Saturday Night Live: Christmas Special2014TV SpecialVarious
Saturday Night Live: Christmas2013TV SpecialVarious (uncredited)
Movie Guide2013TV SeriesMarvin Boggs
The Graham Norton Show2008-2013TV SeriesHimself
Edición Especial Coleccionista2012TV SeriesVicomte de Valmont
MythBusters2011TV Series documentaryMarvin Boggs
Arias with a Twist2010DocumentaryHimself
SNL Presents: A Very Gilly Christmas2009TV MovieHimself (uncredited)
2009 World Series of Poker2009TV SeriesTeddy KGB
Cinema 32008TV SeriesHimself
1 quart de 32008TV SeriesHimself
Cámara negra. Teatro Victoria Eugenia2007TV Short documentaryHimself
Premio Donostia a Matt Dillon2006TV SpecialHimself
Premio Donostia a Max Von Sydow2006TV SpecialHimself
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Jon Lovitz2005TV SpecialLord Edmund (uncredited)
Cinema mil2005TV SeriesHimself / Vicomte de Valmont
Premio Donostia a Willem Dafoe2005TV SpecialHimself
Making of 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy'2005Video documentary shortHumma Kavula (uncredited)
Cheshmane John Malkovich 1: Viggo Mortensen2004Himself
The 66th Annual Academy Awards1994TV SpecialMitch Leary
Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary1989TV SpecialLen Tukwilla (uncredited)
The 61st Annual Academy Awards1989TV SpecialVicomte Sébastien de Valmont

Won Awards

2014Golden Eye for Lifetime AchievementZurich Film Festival
2014Tribute AwardLisbon & Estoril Film Festival
2013Independent Spirit AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsBest First FeatureThe Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
2011Movies for Grownups AwardAARP Movies for Grownups AwardsBest Supporting ActorSecretariat (2010)
2011Special PrizeMoscow International Film FestivalFor an outstanding contribution to the world cinema.
2011CineMerit AwardMunich Film Festival
2010EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Informational Programming - Long FormWhich Way Home (2009)
2009Special Prize for Outstanding Contribution to World CinemaKarlovy Vary International Film Festival
2008AFI AwardAFI Awards, USAMovie of the YearJuno (2007)
2008Christopher AwardChristopher AwardsFeature FilmsJuno (2007)
2008Independent Spirit AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsBest FeatureJuno (2007)
2007Capri Legend AwardCapri, Hollywood
2005Excellence AwardLocarno International Film Festival
2001Special AwardCamerimageTo an actor for visual valor of work.
2000American Comedy AwardAmerican Comedy Awards, USAFunniest Supporting Actor in a Motion PictureBeing John Malkovich (1999)
1999NYFCC AwardNew York Film Critics Circle AwardsBest Supporting ActorBeing John Malkovich (1999)
1998Donostia Lifetime Achievement AwardSan Sebastián International Film Festival
1993Jury "Coup de Chapeau"Cognac Festival du Film PolicierJennifer Eight (1992)
1990Sant JordiSant Jordi AwardsBest Foreign Actor (Mejor Actor Extranjero)Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
1986Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a SpecialDeath of a Salesman (1985)
1985BSFC AwardBoston Society of Film Critics AwardsBest Supporting ActorThe Killing Fields (1984)
1985NSFC AwardNational Society of Film Critics Awards, USABest Supporting ActorPlaces in the Heart (1984)
1984KCFCC AwardKansas City Film Critics Circle AwardsBest Supporting ActorPlaces in the Heart (1984)
1984NBR AwardNational Board of Review, USABest Supporting ActorPlaces in the Heart (1984)

Nominated Awards

2013OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest PictureThe Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
2012ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Motion PictureThe Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
2011Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Supporting ActorRED (2010)
2010Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Actor in a Motion Picture, Comedy or MusicalRED (2010)
2009Movies for Grownups AwardAARP Movies for Grownups AwardsBest Supporting ActorBurn After Reading (2008)
2009SDFCS AwardSan Diego Film Critics Society AwardsBest Supporting ActorThe Great Buck Howard (2008)
2008ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Cast EnsembleBurn After Reading (2008)
2008OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest PictureJuno (2007)
2008SLFCA AwardSt. Louis Film Critics Association, USBest Supporting ActorBurn After Reading (2008)
2003Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a MovieNapoléon (2002)
2003Stinker AwardThe Stinkers Bad Movie AwardsWorst Supporting ActorJohnny English (2003)
2003Stinker AwardThe Stinkers Bad Movie AwardsWorst Fake Accent: MaleJohnny English (2003)
2002Stinker AwardThe Stinkers Bad Movie AwardsWorst Supporting ActorKnockaround Guys (2001)
2002Stinker AwardThe Stinkers Bad Movie AwardsWorst Fake Accent: MaleKnockaround Guys (2001)
2002Gold HugoChicago International Film FestivalNew Directors CompetitionThe Dancer Upstairs (2002)
2000Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a MovieRKO 281 (1999)
2000CFCA AwardChicago Film Critics Association AwardsBest Supporting ActorBeing John Malkovich (1999)
2000Chlotrudis AwardChlotrudis AwardsBest Supporting ActorBeing John Malkovich (1999)
2000Sierra AwardLas Vegas Film Critics Society AwardsBest Supporting ActorBeing John Malkovich (1999)
2000OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture or MiniseriesRKO 281 (1999)
2000OFCS AwardOnline Film Critics Society AwardsBest Supporting ActorBeing John Malkovich (1999)
2000ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Theatrical Motion PictureBeing John Malkovich (1999)
1999Stinker AwardThe Stinkers Bad Movie AwardsWorst On-Screen Male HairstyleBeing John Malkovich (1999)
1999ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Actor in a Supporting RoleBeing John Malkovich (1999)
1999ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Cast EnsembleBeing John Malkovich (1999)
1998Stinker AwardThe Stinkers Bad Movie AwardsWorst Supporting ActorThe Man in the Iron Mask (1998)
1995Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for TelevisionHeart of Darkness (1993)
1995ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a TV Movie or MiniseriesHeart of Darkness (1993)
1994OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Actor in a Supporting RoleIn the Line of Fire (1993)
1994Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion PictureIn the Line of Fire (1993)
1994BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Actor in a Supporting RoleIn the Line of Fire (1993)
1994Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Supporting ActorIn the Line of Fire (1993)
1994CFCA AwardChicago Film Critics Association AwardsBest Supporting ActorIn the Line of Fire (1993)
1994MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBest VillainIn the Line of Fire (1993)
1992Independent Spirit AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsBest Supporting MaleQueens Logic (1991)
1989DavidDavid di Donatello AwardsBest Foreign Actor (Migliore Attore Straniero)Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
1986Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for TelevisionDeath of a Salesman (1985)
1985OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Actor in a Supporting RolePlaces in the Heart (1984)

2nd Place Awards

2000SEFCA AwardSoutheastern Film Critics Association AwardsBest Supporting ActorBeing John Malkovich (1999)
1999LAFCA AwardLos Angeles Film Critics Association AwardsBest Supporting ActorBeing John Malkovich (1999)
1984LAFCA AwardLos Angeles Film Critics Association AwardsBest Supporting ActorPlaces in the Heart (1984)
1984NYFCC AwardNew York Film Critics Circle AwardsBest Supporting ActorPlaces in the Heart (1984)

3rd Place Awards

1993NYFCC AwardNew York Film Critics Circle AwardsBest Supporting ActorIn the Line of Fire (1993)

Known for movies

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