John Malkovich Biography

Published On Jan 03, 2016
Facts of John Malkovich
Date of Birth: 1953 , December-9
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet
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On 2nd of August 1982, John got married to Glenne Headly. They were happily married and expressed their happiness for having each other as a loving spouse. However, in 1987, while filming Dangerous Liaisons he began having romantic love affairs with Michelle Pfeiffer and this dissolved his first married life. He got divorced with Glenne on 1st of January 1988.

After that he met love of his life Nicoletta Peyran. Nicoletta Peyran is an assistant director. Within a year after he began seeing her, he became father of his first daughter, Amandine Malkovich. They welcomed their second child a son, Loewy Malkovich in 1992.

John Malkovich received his elementary education from Logan Grade School and then he joined Webster Junior High School, and Benton Consolidated High School. While he was in his high school, he appeared in several plays. He made his acting debut in 1978 and that was in the movie, A Wedding. After that he appeared in Say Goodnight, Gracie playing the role of Steve. He got his rise in fame after he played the role of Mr. Will in the movie, Places in the Heart. For his role in a movie called In the Line of Fire, he earned the salary of $1,000,000. His net worth is around $45 million.

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Born in Christopher, Illinois

December 9 , 1953

John Malkovich was born as John Gavin Malkovich on the laps of Daniel Leon Malkovich and Joe Anne. He was born in upper middle class family in Christopher, Illinois, United States of America. He is an American and is of Croatian, English, French, German, and Scottish descent.

Appeared in Jean-Claude van Itallie's America Hurrah

1972

John received his elementary education from Logan Grade School and then he joined Webster Junior High School, and Benton Consolidated High School. While he was in his high school, he appeared in several plays. He also appeared in the Jean-Claude van Itallie's America Hurrah in 1972. 

Began his acting career

1978

As he was interested in acting since a young age, he desired to continue his career as an actor. He made his acting debut in 1978 and that was in the movie, A Wedding. After that he appeared in Say Goodnight, Gracie playing the role of Steve.

First feature film, Places in the Heart

1984

He got his rise in fame after he played the role of Mr. Will in the movie, Places in the Heart. For this role he also got nominated in Academy Awards, USA for the first time in his life for Best Actor in a Supporting Role.

Appeared in In the Line of Fire

1993

Till now, he has appeared in more than 70 hit movies. After gaining reputation as an after his role in Places in the Heart, he appeared in several hit movies and then finally in 1993, he appeared in the movie, In the Line of Fire and for this role he also got nominated in Golden Globes, USA.

Married to Glenne Headly

August 2 , 1982

On 2nd of August 1982, John got married to Glenne Headly. Glenne Headly is also an actress and she is famous for her role in The Philanthropist. They were happily married and expressed their happiness for having each other as a loving spouse. 

Began dating Michelle Pfeiffer

1987

In 1987, while filming Dangerous Liaisons he began having romantic love affairs with Michelle Pfeiffer. Michelle Pfeiffer is a great singer and actress from United States. Michelle is also one of the casts of Dangerous Liaisons.

Divorced with Glenne Headly

January 1 , 1988

He was happily married to Glenne Headly however, in 1987, while filming Dangerous Liaisons he began having romantic love affairs with Michelle Pfeiffer and this dissolved his first married life. He got divorced with Glenne on 1st of January 1988.

Began dating Nicoletta Peyran

September 20 , 1989

After that he met love of his life Nicoletta Peyran. Nicoletta Peyran is an assistant director. Within a year after he began seeing her, he became father of his first daughter, Amandine Malkovich. They welcomed their second child a son, Loewy Malkovich in 1992.

First child, Amandine Malkovich

1990

He became father for the first time in his life and that was in 1990. He and love of his life, Nicoletta Peyran welcomed their first child together and that time it was a baby girl and they named her Amandine Malkovich.

Second child, Loewy Malkovich

March 18 , 1992

He also became father for the second time in his life and that was in 1992. John and his long term partner Nicoletta welcomed their second child together on 18th of March and that time it was a son and they named him Loewy Malkovich. 

Began his directorial career

2002

John Malkovich is a multi talented person from United States. Besides being an actor, he is also popular as a director, writer and producer. He began his directorial career in 2002 by directing the crime thriller movie, The Dancer Upstairs.

Won Primetime Emmy Awards

1986

Primetime Emmy Awards is one of the prestigious awards in the acting world and it’s an honor if any actors and actress wins this award. He has also been honored with this award and that was in 1986 for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Special.

Won Independent Spirit Awards

2008

Till now, he has been nominated in Independent Spirit Awards for three different times and out of these three nominations he has been honored twice. He was honored with this award for the first time in 2008 for Best Feature.

Won News & Documentary Emmy Awards

2010

Till now, he has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and he has also been honored with several of them. In 2010, he was honored with News & Documentary Emmy Awards for Outstanding Informational Programming - Long Form.