John Gavin Malkovich is well known director, actor and a producer of United States of America. He was born on 9th December, 1953 in Illinois and started his career in 1980s and played some memorable roles in movies like “Places in the Heart”, “In the Line of Fire”, “Being John Malkovich” and “Heart of Darkness”.

Early Career

Popular Hollywood actor Malkovich started his movie career in 1983 appearing in the movie titled “Places in the Heart” and won critical acclaim as the movie went on to be a resounding success. After a successful start he appeared in “The Killing Fields”, released in 1984 followed by a leading role in “Death of a Salesman”. During 80s he appeared in several movies like “True West”, “Rocket to the Moon”, “Miles from Home” and “Making Mr. Right”, which paved his way to earn a role in super hit movie “Dangerous Liaisons” in 1988. In 1993, his career got a major breakthrough when he appeared in Academy Award nominated role of Mitch Leary in the movie “In the Line of Fire”. The following year, he appeared in another successful movie titled “Heart of Darkness”. His next big role came in “Being John Malkovich” in 1999 and won several nominations.

Career Highlights

John Malkovich had a successful start to his career as he won Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor and National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actor for the movie “Places in the Heart”. In 1993, he won his maiden Academy Award nomination for the movie “In the Line of Fire” along with BAFTA and Golden Globe nominations in the category for best supporting actors. He won New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor along with Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for the movie “Being John Malkovich”.

10 Best Hollywood Films of John Malkovich

  • Places in the Heart
  • Death of a Salesman
  • True West
  • The Killing Fileds
  • In the Line of Fire
  • Being John Malkovich
  • Heart of Darkness
  • Burn after Reading
  • Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile
  • Transformers: Dark of the Moon

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