Member Profiles

John Malkovich


John Malkovich won an Obie for Steppenwolf's True West in 1983. The following year, he appeared with Dustin Hoffman in the Broadway revival of Death of a Salesman, which would earn him an Emmy when it was made into a television film in 1985. He received Academy Award nominations for Places in the Heart and In the Line of Fire and burlesqued his own public persona in the films Adaptation and Being John Malkovich. In addition to film and stage directing, Malkovich designs his line of menswear under the label “Uncle Kimono.”

Watch & Listen

  1. The Glass Menagerie

    The Glass Menagerie

  2. True West

    True West

  3. Burn This

    Burn This

  4. A Slip Of The Tongue

    A Slip Of The Tongue

  5. The Libertine

    The Libertine

  6. Lost Land

    Lost Land

Credits & Awards


Director The Dancer Upstairs; Lady Behave. Actor Burn After Reading; Disgrace; The Great Buck Howard; The Libertine; Color Me Kubrick; The Borgias; Johnny English; Je Rentre a la Maison (I'm Going Home); Knockaround Guys; Ripley's Game; Shadow of the Vampire; Being John Malkovich; The Messenger; Rounders; The Man in the Iron Mask; Con Air; The Ogre; Portrait of a Lady; In the Line of Fire; The Killing Fields; The Sheltering Sky; Places in the Heart; Mulholland Falls; Mary Reilly; Dangerous Liaisons; Of Mice and Men.


Theatre Marigny (Paris): Hysteria


RKO 281 (HBO); Death of a Salesman (CBS).


Obie Award (True West); Emmy Award (Death of a Salesman); Academy Award nominations (In the Line of Fire and Places in the Heart).

Frequent Collaborators

Hover on an ensemble member to view their collaborations with John Malkovich.

  1. Jeff Perrytest
  2. Laurie Metcalftest
  3. Gary Sinisetest
  4. Alan Wildertest
  5. Terry Kinneytest
  6. John Mahoneytest
  7. Joan Allentest
  8. Francis Guinantest