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John Gavin Malkovich
Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign:
Actor; director; producer
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John Malkovich Fast Facts:
Family is of Croatian heritage.
Conquered a weight problem and lost 70 pounds at age 16 by eating only Jell-O for two months.
Joined Chicago's newly minted Steppenwolf Theatre in 1976 as one of the company's nine original members.
First film appearance was in 1978 as an extra in Robert Altman's
; first major movie role was in 1984's
Places in the Heart,
which resulted in his first Oscar nomination.
Made Broadway debut opposite Dustin Hoffman in the 1984 revival of
Death of a Salesman
; won an Emmy for the subsequent TV version of the play.
His profile was boosted after appearing in
Has played himself twice in films (
Being John Malkovich
Made his directorial debut with 2002's
The Dancer Upstairs
Lived in France for over 10 years near Provence.
Has designed two lines of menswear under the labels Uncle Kimono and Technobohemian.
John Malkovich Relationships:
Amandine Malkovich - Daughter
Melissa Malkovich - Sister
Danny Malkovich - Brother
Joe Anne Malkovich - Mother
Daniel Malkovich - Father
Glenne Headly - Ex-wife
Loewy Malkovich - Son
Amanda Malkovich - Sister
Nicoletta Peyran - Significant Other
Rebecca Malkovich - Sister
John Malkovich Awards:
1995 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
1994 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
1986 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
2003 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
1986 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Special - Winner
1984 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
1993 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
1993 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
1994 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries - Nominee
1999 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
2000 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
Attended Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL; attended Illinois State University, Normal, IL
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