• John  Malkovich

    John Malkovich

    Born on December 9th, 1953

    From Christopher, Illinois

Filmography

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Awards & Nominations

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Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
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Being John Malkovich

In this quirky cult-favorite comedy, unemployed New York City puppeteer Craig Schwartz (John Cusack) reluctantly takes a temp job as a filing clerk for the eccentric Dr. Lester (Orson Bean). While at work, Craig discovers a portal that leads into the mind of renowned actor John Malkovich. When he lets his attractive co-worker Maxine (Catherine Keener) in on the secret, they begin both an unusual business scheme and an odd relationship that involves Craig's restless wife, Lotte (Cameron Diaz).

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2000)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
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Heart of Darkness

In this adaptation of Joseph Conrad's classic novella, Marlow (Tim Roth) takes a job with a Belgian shipping company to captain a boat along the Congo River in Africa. He has been dispatched to locate Kurtz (John Malkovich), a former German general who had previously been one of the company's best suppliers. Lately, however, his actions have been erratic, and his shipments have stopped. As Marlow gets deeper within the jungle, he starts to realize that Kurtz has been completely transformed.

Golden Globe (1995)
Nominated
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1995)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries