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  • John Cusack

    Born on June 28, 1966 in Evanston, Illinois

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Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)

John Cusack as "Richard Nixon"

After leaving the South as a young man and finding employment at an elite hotel in Washington, D.C., Cecil Gaines (Forest Whitaker) gets the opportunity of a lifetime when he is hired as a butler at the White House. Over the course of three decades, Cecil has a front-row seat to history and the inner workings of the Oval Office. However, his commitment to his "First Family" leads to tension at home, alienating his wife (Oprah Winfrey) and causing conflict with his anti-establishment son.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

John Cusack in the news

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'Better Off Dead' Stars: Where Are They Now?

Posted by
Gary Susman on Aug 23rd 2015, 3:04PM

Aug 23rd 2015, 3:04PM

Paul Dano, John Cusack Channel Brian Wilson in 'Love & Mercy' Teaser (VIDEO)

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Feb 26th 2015, 11:00AM

Feb 26th 2015, 11:00AM

John Cusack on the 'Maps to the Stars' Fever Dream, and Hellish Child Actors (VIDEO)

Posted by
Chris Jancelewicz on Oct 28th 2014, 10:30AM

Oct 28th 2014, 10:30AM

'Say Anything' Sequel in the Works, John Cusack and Cameron Crowe Strongly Object

Posted by
Gina Carbone on Oct 7th 2014, 12:09PM

Oct 7th 2014, 12:09PM

New, First-Time Shown 'Maps to the Stars' Trailer (VIDEO)

Posted by
Chris Jancelewicz on Sep 9th 2014, 5:30PM

Sep 9th 2014, 5:30PM

Mia Wasikowska Is Out of This World in the 'Maps to the Stars' Trailer (VIDEO)

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Apr 15th 2014, 9:22AM

Apr 15th 2014, 9:22AM

'Say Anything' Cast: Where Are They Now? (PHOTOS)

Posted by
Gary Susman on Apr 13th 2014, 7:00AM

Apr 13th 2014, 7:00AM

Proof That 'Say Anything...' Could Have Been Very, Very Cheesy (VIDEO)

Posted by
Jonny Black on Mar 28th 2014, 10:00AM

Mar 28th 2014, 10:00AM

The 'Drive Hard' Trailer Will Blow Your Mind (VIDEO)

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Feb 14th 2014, 10:00AM

Feb 14th 2014, 10:00AM

'Grand Piano' Trailer: Elijah Wood Is a Killer Musician (VIDEO)

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Dec 17th 2013, 11:00AM

Dec 17th 2013, 11:00AM

'Eight Men Out': 25 Things You Didn't Know About the Classic Baseball Drama

Posted by
Gary Susman on Sep 2nd 2013, 8:00AM

Sep 2nd 2013, 8:00AM

John Cusack: Actor Talks 'The Raven,' 'Say Anything ...' And 'Bullets Over Broadway'

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Apr 23rd 2012, 3:59AM

Apr 23rd 2012, 3:59AM

Morning Grind: 'The Dark Knight Rises' Prologue Will Screen in IMAX

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Oct 25th 2011, 4:00AM

Oct 25th 2011, 4:00AM

'Footloose's Miles Teller: The Next John Cusack?

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on Oct 15th 2011, 6:10AM

Oct 15th 2011, 6:10AM

It's Like 'Sherlock Holmes' Meets 'Se7en': Watch the Trailer for 'The Raven'

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Oct 7th 2011, 6:30AM

Oct 7th 2011, 6:30AM

Vanessa Hudgens Cast Opposite John Cusack and Nicolas Cage in 'The Frozen River'

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Sep 12th 2011, 6:40AM

Sep 12th 2011, 6:40AM

Early Edition: Nicolas Cage, John Cusack on 'Frozen Ground,' Emma Stone Joins 'Gangster Squad'

Posted by
Harley W. Lond on Jul 27th 2011, 4:00AM

Jul 27th 2011, 4:00AM

New Photos From 'The Raven' Show John Cusack as Edgar Allen Poe

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Jul 21st 2011, 8:30AM

Jul 21st 2011, 8:30AM

Come Back, John Cusack! All Is Forgiven!

Posted by
Gary Susman on Jun 28th 2011, 6:20AM

Jun 28th 2011, 6:20AM

First Official Look at John Cusack in 'The Raven'

Posted by
Aiden Redmond on Jun 27th 2011, 6:00AM

Jun 27th 2011, 6:00AM

The Luckiest Guys to Ever Beat the Apocalypse

Posted by
Aiden Redmond on May 22nd 2011, 5:00AM

May 22nd 2011, 5:00AM

Actors Who've Never Been Nominated for Oscars

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Feb 24th 2011, 5:00AM

Feb 24th 2011, 5:00AM

Movie News Quick Hits: 'X-Men: First Class' Synopsis, 'Avengers' Casting Talks, Lego Black Ops

Posted by
Peter Hall on Dec 13th 2010, 12:30PM

Dec 13th 2010, 12:30PM

Movie News Quick Hits: Pauly Shore and French Stewart in an Awe-inspiring Trailer

Posted by
Peter Hall on Nov 16th 2010, 11:15AM

Nov 16th 2010, 11:15AM

'Better Off Dead' -- The Stars' Oral History of Their 1985 Cult Comedy

Posted by
Eric Larnick on Sep 7th 2010, 9:00AM

Sep 7th 2010, 9:00AM

Weekend Update: John Cusack Channels Poe; 3D 'Battle of Midway' Set

Posted by
Harley W. Lond on Aug 29th 2010, 10:52AM

Aug 29th 2010, 10:52AM

John Cusack Tweets About New Edgar Allan Poe Role

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Aug 28th 2010, 11:02AM

Aug 28th 2010, 11:02AM

Their Best Role: Angelina Jolie

Posted by
Joe Utichi on Jul 21st 2010, 5:45PM

Jul 21st 2010, 5:45PM

Top 5 John Cusack Character Boyfriends: If Only These Guys Were Real

Posted by
Marina Zogbi on Jun 28th 2010, 1:54PM

Jun 28th 2010, 1:54PM

Free Flick of the Day: High Fidelity

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Jun 24th 2010, 1:32PM

Jun 24th 2010, 1:32PM

Celebrity Tweets Invade the IMDb!

Posted by
Alison Nastasi on Jun 3rd 2010, 11:15AM

Jun 3rd 2010, 11:15AM

Trailer Park: 'Shanghai' Suprise

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on May 28th 2010, 4:15PM

May 28th 2010, 4:15PM

John Cusack and Brad Anderson Team up for 'Jack'

Posted by
Alison Nastasi on May 26th 2010, 11:51AM

May 26th 2010, 11:51AM

Hot Tub Time Machine Review: We Give Our Verdict

Posted by
Charles Gant on May 6th 2010, 6:44AM

May 6th 2010, 6:44AM

Scenes We Love: High Fidelity

Posted by
Alison Nastasi on May 5th 2010, 3:45PM

May 5th 2010, 3:45PM

Their Best Role: John Cusack in 'High Fidelity'

Posted by
Jeffrey M. Anderson on Apr 12th 2010, 5:15PM

Apr 12th 2010, 5:15PM

Craig Robinson Steps Into Our 'Hot Tub Time Machine'

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Mar 26th 2010, 4:45PM

Mar 26th 2010, 4:45PM

Review: Hot Tub Time Machine

Posted by
Dawn Taylor on Mar 26th 2010, 9:32AM

Mar 26th 2010, 9:32AM

'Hot Tub Time Machine' Movie Reviews

Posted by
Jane Murphy on Mar 25th 2010, 4:00PM

Mar 25th 2010, 4:00PM

Exclusive Clip from 'Hot Tub Time Machine'

Posted by
John Gholson on Mar 24th 2010, 12:02PM

Mar 24th 2010, 12:02PM


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