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John was born under the official name Malkovich, John Gavin on December 9th, 1953. He has been a credited actor since the 1987 film Empire of the Sun.
John Malkovich has yet to establish a position as a bankable star. He has starred in two films including the 2008 drama movie Disgrace as the character Professor David Lurie and the 2000 drama film Shadow of the Vampire playing Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau.
John has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in twenty-four films including: the 2014 adventure film Penguins of Madagascar as the character Dave, the 2013 comedy movie Warm Bodies playing Grigio and the 2013 action release RED 2 cast as Marvin.
John Malkovich has earned salaries up to $1,000,000 for his acting. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 2011 action film Transformers: Dark of the Moon, which brought in $352,000,000 at the box office.
John is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least nine magazines, captured in more than three pictorials, interviewed in over twelve publications and featured in eleven magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least one biographical film.
As an actor John Malkovich has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on two occasions. His first nomination was for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his portrayal of Mr. Will in the 1984 film Places in the Heart. John Malkovich was also nominated for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his role as Mitch Leary in the 1993 movie In the Line of Fire .