John Paul Cusack (born United States; in Evanston, Illinois) (June 28, 1966) is an actor and screenwriter American television and film. Nominated for Golden Globe Award, BAFTA Award and the screen Actors Guild Awards.Known for his roles in such films as Being John Malkovich (1999), High Fidelity (2000), America’s Sweethearts (2001), 1408 (2007) or 2012 (2009).


John Cusack was born in Evanston, Illinois on June 28, 1966 in a family católico-irlandesa.[ 3 ] His father, Dick Cusack as siblings Ann, Joan, Bill, Susie were actors profession. His mother, Nancy, is an activist and retired math teacher policy.

She began performing since I was a child. Attended classes at Piven Theatre Workshop in Chicago and at the age of 12 had already made several voice-overs for commercials and some theatrical appearances. Her first movie was comedy Class (1983. Later landed the role of John Bender in the movie John Hughes, The Breakfast Club, but was replaced by Judd Nelson.

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After playing mostly supporting roles for several years, her first role, which made him known was Cameron Crowe film “Say Anything” as sweet Lloyd Dobler (1989). Years later Cusack became a star of first order 1997 thanks to the highly acclaimed comedy Grosse Pointe Blank, who also wrote and produced. It gave to the general public with the movie action, Con Air (1997), together with Nicolas Cage and John Malkovich which grossed $ worldwide 224 million. That same year lent her voice to the animated film Anastasia, playing the character of Dimitri. Would arrive later tape as Being John Malkovich (1999), again together with John Malkovich and Cameron Diaz and recbibió a candidacy to the screen Actors Guild Award for better sharing and High Fidelity (2000) he wrote and produced and for which he received a nomination for a Golden Globe for the best actor in a comedy or musical and best adapted SCREENPLAY.

In the 2000s has participated in films like America’s Sweethearts (2001) comedy in which shared poster with Julia Roberts, Catherine Zeta-Jones, or Billy Crystal, without having the support of many critics.[ 8 ] Then came the romantic comedy Serendipity (2001) with Kate Beckinsale and thriller Identity (2003) with Amanda Peet and Ray Liotta. This same year participated in the adaptation of a novel by John Grisham, Runaway Jury (2003), alongside Rachel Weisz, Gene Hackman, Dustin Hoffman, being praised by much of the press.

He returned to the romantic comedy with Must Love Dogs (2005) in which he shared poster with Diane Lane. In addition, in 2005, intervened in independent films as The Ice Harvest (2005), with Billy Bob Thornton or Grace Is Gone (2005), who also produced. He returned to new success of box-office and critical of 1408 with Samuel l. Jackson, based on the novel of the same title written by Stephen King horror film. He then returned to independent cinema with films like Martian Child (2007), or War, Inc. (2008), this last intervened sister Joan Cusack and Hilary Duff, being also the scriptwriter and producer of this tape. In 2009 she starred in the súperproducción 2012 on the prediction of the Maya of the end of the world. Directed by Roland Emmerich and shared the poster with Amanda Peet, Thandie Newton, and Woody Harrelson. The film did not receive too much support critical but grossed more than 760 million worldwide. Subsequent to this súperproducción actor returned to screens with comedy Hot Tub Time Machine (2010) earned positive reviews of the film press and also produced;[ 5 ] [and drama Shanghay (2010) along with Gong Li and Ken Watanabe.

Private life

The actor has not been married or promised in his life. Still has him been linked romantically with Neve Campbell, Minnie Driver, Lili Taylor, or Claire Forlani, all actresses and singer Sheryl Crow. He has also stated on numerous occasions that:

“Fame is the worst thing that can happen to an actor.”

John Cusack.


* Class (1983)

* Sixteen Candles (1984)

* Grandview, U.S.A. (1984)

* The Sure Thing (1985)

* Natty Gann (1985)

* Better Off Dead (1985)

* Stand by me (1986)

* One Crazy Summer (1986)

* Intense persecution (1987)

* Broadcast News (1987)

* Eight Men Out (1988)

* Tapeheads (1988)

* A great love (1989)

* Secret weapon (1989)

* The Limey (1990)

* Be the true (1991)

* Shadows and fog (1992)

* Bob Roberts (1992)

* Roadside Prophets (1992)

* Money or Nothing(1993)

* Map of the Human Heart (1993)

* Floundering (1994)

* Bullets Over Broadway (1994)

* Battle Creek Spa (1994)

* City Hall (1995)

* Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)

* With Air (1997)

* Anastasia (1997, voice)

* Midnight in the garden of good and evil (1997)

* Chicago Cab (1997)

* This is my Father (1998)

* The Thin Red Line (1998)

* Pushing Tin (1999)

* Cradle Will Rock (1999)

* Being John Malkovich (1999)

* High Fidelity (2000)

* America’s Sweethearts (2001)

* Serendipity (2001)

* Max (2002)

* Adaptation (2002, cameo)

* Identity (2003)

* Runaway Jury (2003)

* Must Love Dogs (2005)

* The Ice Harvest (2005)

* The Contract (2006)

* Martian Child (2007)

* Grace Is Gone (2007)

* War, Inc. (2007)

* 1408 (2007)

* Igor (2008)

* 2012 (2009)

* Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)

* The Factory (2011)


Golden Globe Awards

Year       Category              Film        Result

2001       Best actor – musical or comedy High Fidelity       Candidate

BAFTA awards

Year       Category              Film        Result

2001       Best SCREENPLAY-adapted          High Fidelity       Candidate

Screen Actors Guild Awards

Year       Category              Film        Result

2000       Better sharing Screen Actors Guild Award            Being John Malkovich    Candidate

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