John Cusack Biography, Age, Wife, Sister, Girlfriend Films and Net Worth

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John Cusack Biography

John Cusack is an American actor, producer and screenwriter. He made his feature film debut when he was 17 years old.  John acted alongside Rob Lowe and Andrew McCarthy in the romantic comedy Class (1983). His next role was when he  was a member of Anthony Michael Hall’s geek brigade in Sixteen Candles (1984).

John has acted in films since 1980s 1980s.  He has starred in films, including Better Off Dead (1985), Say Anything… (1989), Grosse Pointe Blank (1997), Being John Malkovich (1999), High Fidelity (2000), 1408 (2007), 2012 (2009) and The Raven (2012).

John Cusack Age |How Old Is John Cusack

John was born on June 28, 1966 in St. Joseph Hospital in Chicago’s Lakeview . He is 53 years old as of 2019.

John Cusack Height | How Tall Is John Cusack

John stands at a height of 1.87 m.

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John was born at St. Joseph Hospital in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood and grew up in Evanston, Illinois.  He is  the son of Ann Paula “Nancy” (née Carolan) who  is a former mathematics teacher and political activist and Richard Cusack (1925–2003) who was an actor, along with John’s siblings Ann, Joan, Bill, and Susie. John was born into an Irish Catholic family.

He has four siblings and he is the fourth of five children. His parents moved from Manhattan, New York to Illinois.  His father was also a documentary filmmaker who owned a film production company  and was a friend of activist Philip Berrigan.

John graduated from Evanston Township High School in 1984, where he met Jeremy Piven,  and spent a year at New York University before dropping out, saying that he had “too much fire in his belly”.

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John has two sisters both are actress Joan and Ann. Joan was born on October 11, 1962 who received Academy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actress for her roles in the romantic comedy-drama Working Girl (1988) and the romantic comedy In & Out (1997). Ann was born on May 22, 1961 who had a minor roles in both the 1996 comedy Multiplicity and The Informant (2009).

John and his sister Joan have appeared in several movies together. These movies includes Class (1983), Sixteen Candles (1984) , Grandview, U.S.A. (1984), Broadcast News (1987), Say Anything… (1989), Grosse Pointe Blank (1997), Cradle Will Rock (1999), High Fidelity (2000), Martian Child (2007) and War, Inc. (2008)

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John has no wife and children. He is best known for being a bachelor. In 2009 when asked why he had never married he answered, “society doesn’t tell me what to do.”

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Since his 2011 relationship with Brooke Burns, his personal life has been kept private.

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Films From Year 2010 to 2018

2018 – River Runs Red as Horace
2018 – Never Grow Old as Dutch Albert
2018 – Distorted as Vernon Sarsfield
2017 – Arsenal as Sal
2017 – Blood Money as Miller
2017 – Singularity as Elias van Dorne
2016 – Cell as Clayton Riddell
2015 – Dragon Blade as Lucius
2015 -Hot Tub Time Machine 2 as Adam Yates
2015 – Chi-Raq as Fr. Mike Corridan
2014 – The Bag Man as Jack
2014 – Maps to the Stars as Stafford Weiss
2014 – Drive Hard as Simon Keller
2014 – The Prince as Sam
2014 – Love & Mercy as Brian Wilson
2014 – Reclaim as Benjamin
2013 – The Numbers Station as Emerson Kent
2013 – The Frozen Ground as Robert Hansen
2013 – The Butler as Richard Nixon
2013 – Grand Piano as Clem
2013 – Adult World as Rat Billings
2012 – The Raven as Edgar Allan Poe
2012 – The Paperboy as Hillary Van Wetter
2012 – The Factory as Mike Fletcher
2010 – Hot Tub Time Machine as Adam Yates
2010 – Shanghai as Paul Soames

Films From Year 2000 to 2009

2009 – 2012 as Jackson Curtis
2008 – War, Inc. as Brand Hauser
2008 – Igor as Igor
2007 – Grace Is Gone as Stanley Philipps
2007 – 1408 as Mike Enslin
2007 – Martian Child as David Gordon
2006 – The Contract as Ray Keene
2005 – Must Love Dogs as Jake Anderson
2005 – The Ice Harvest as Charlie Arglist
2003 – Identity as Ed Dakota
2003 – Runaway Jury as Nicholas Easter
2002 – Max as Max Rothman
2002 – Adaptation as Himself
2001 – America’s Sweethearts as Eddie Thomas
2001 – Serendipity as Jonathan Trager
2000 – High Fidelity as Rob Gordon

Films From Year 1992 to 1999

1999 – Pushing Tin as Nick Falzone
1999 – Cradle Will Rock as Nelson Rockefeller
1999 – Being John Malkovich as Craig Schwartz
1998 – This Is My Father as Eddie Sharp
1998 – The Thin Red Line as Captain Gaff
1997 – Grosse Pointe Blank as Martin Q. Blank
1997 – Con Air as U.S. Marshal Vince Larkin
1997 – Chicago Cab as Scary Man
1997 – Anastasia as Dimitri
1997 – Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil as John Kelso
1996 – City Hall as Deputy Mayor Kevin Calhoun
1994 – Floundering as JC
1994 – Bullets over Broadway as David Shayne
1994 – The Road to Wellville as Charles Ossining
1993 – Money for Nothing as Joey Coyle
1992 – Roadside Prophets as Caspar
1992 – The Player – Himself
1992 – Map of the Human Heart as The Mapmaker
1992 – Bob Roberts as Cutting Edge Host

Films From Year 1983 to 1991

1991 – True Colors as Peter Burton
1991 – Shadows and Fog as Student Jack
1990 – The Grifters as Roy Dillon
1989 – Say Anything… as Lloyd Dobler
1989 – Fat Man and Little Boy as Michael Merriman
1988 – Tapeheads as Ivan Alexeev
1988 – Eight Men Out as Buck Weaver
1987 – Hot Pursuit as Dan Bartlett
1987 – Broadcast News as Angry Messenger
1986 – Stand by Me as Denny Lachance
1986 – One Crazy Summer as Hoops McCann
1985 – The Sure Thing as Walter Gibson
1985 – Lane Meyer
1985 – The Journey of Natty Gann as Harry
1984 – Sixteen Candles as Bryce
1984 – Grandview, U.S.A. as Johnny Maine
1983 – Class as Roscoe Maibaum

Best John Cusack Movies

  • Say Anything- 1989
  • High Fidelity – 2000
  • Grosse Pointe Blank- 1997
  • Being John Malkovich – 1999
  • Con Air- 1997
  • Better Off Dead – 1985
  • The Sure Thing – 1985

John Cusack Latest Movie

  • River Runs Red – 2018
  • Distorted – 2018
  • Singularity – 2017
  • Blood Money – 2017
  • Arsenal – 2017

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Say Anything is  a  romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Cameron Crowe in his directorial debut. The story line  follows the romance between Lloyd Dobler (John Cusack), an average student, and Diane Court (Ione Skye), the valedictorian, immediately after their graduation from high school.

Entertainment Weekly ranked Say Anything … as the greatest modern movie romance in 2002,  and it was ranked number 11 on Entertainment Weekly’s list of the 50 best high-school movies.

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Cell is a 2016  science fiction horror film.  It is  based on the 2006 novel of the same name by Stephen King. It is directed by Tod Williams, produced by John Cusack, with a screenplay by King and Adam Alleca. It stars John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson, and Isabelle Fuhrman. On June 10, 2016 the film was released  to video on demand, prior to a limited release scheduled for July 8, 2016.  Cell is the second film adaptation of a King story to co-star Cusack and Jackson, after 1408 (2007).

It was panned by critics upon its release; most criticized the film’s acting and plot.

John Cusack Sixteen Candles | John Cusack 16 Candles

Sixteen Candles is a 1984 American coming-of-age comedy film starring Molly Ringwald, Michael Schoeffling, and Anthony Michael Hall. It was written and directed by John Hughes.

John Cusack 80s Movies

  • Say Anything – 1989
  • Better Off Dead – 1985
  • The Sure Thing – 1985
  • Sixteen Candles – 1984
  • One Crazy Summer – 1986
  • Stand by Me – 1986
  • Eight Men out – 1988
  • The Journey of Natty Gann- 1985
  • Tape Heads – 1988
  • Broadcast News – 1987
  • Hot Pursuit – 1987
  • Fat Man and Little boy – 1989
  • Grandview, USA – 1984

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John alongside Nicole Cage starred in The Frozen Ground. This is a thriller crime drama film directed and written by Scott Walker in his directorial debut. Other stars are Vanessa Hudgens, Katherine LaNasa, Radha Mitchell and 50 Cent. The film is based on the crimes of real-life Alaskan serial killer Robert Hansen, the film depicts an Alaskan State Trooper seeking to apprehend Hansen by partnering with a young woman, who escaped from Hansen’s clutches.

John Cusack House | How Much Is John Cusack Worth

John sold his beachfront house in Malibu for $10.3 million, an impressive amount that is almost five times the $2.1 million he paid in November 1999 but nearly 25% below the property’s optimistic original asking price of $13.5 million.

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John ‘s sister Joan Cusack joined the cast of Showtime’s new drama series Shameless  in 2010 and she  appeared in all 12 episodes of the new series. She played the role of Sheila, an agoraphobic Chicago housewife with a sexually active teenage daughter who strikes up a special friendship with William H. Macy’s character, Frank Gallagher.

John Cusack Romance Movies

  • Say Anything – 1989
  • Grosse Pointe Blank – 1997
  • High Fidelity – 2000
  • Serendity – 2001
  • Better Off Dead – 1985
  • The Sure Thing – 1985

John Cusack Kickboxing

John trained in kickboxing under former world kickboxing champion Benny Urquidez for over two decades. He started training under Urquidez in preparation for his role in Say Anything… and holds the rank of a level six black belt in Urquidez’s Ukidokan Kickboxing system.

John Cusack Scary Movie | John Cusack Horror Movie

1408 is a psychological horror film. It is based on Stephen King’s 1999 short story of the same name. The film is directed by Mikael Håfström. It stars John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson, Mary McCormack, Tony Shalhoub, Len Cariou, Isiah Whitlock, Jr., and Jasmine Jessica Anthony. It was released on June 22, 2007, in the United States although July 13 (which in 2007 fell on a Friday) is mentioned as the release date on the website

John Cusack Being John Malkovich

Being John Malkovich is a  fantasy comedy-drama film. It is directed by Spike Jonze and written by Charlie Kaufman, both making their feature film debut. It stars John Cusack, Cameron Diaz, and Catherine Keener, with John Malkovich and Charlie Sheen as themselves. The film story line is about a puppeteer who finds a portal that leads into Malkovich’s mind.

John Cusack Serendipity

John alongside Kate Beckinsale starred in Serendipity a romantic comedy film directed by Peter Chelsom and written by Marc Klein. Alan Silvestri  composed the music score.

The Factory John Cusack

John starred in The Factory a crime thriller film directed by Morgan O’Neill.  Other stars are Mae Whitman, Dallas Roberts, Mageina Tovah, Cindy Sampson, and Jennifer Carpenter. In the film, John plays a Buffalo, New York cop who has been chasing a serial kidnapper who abducts young women.

Where Does John Cusack Live

Born and raised just outside of Chicago in Evanston, Illinois, actor John Cusack has always considered the Midwest his home.

John Cusack Quotes

  • When applied to politics and taken to its extreme, kitsch is the mask of death.
  • Fascism was all aesthetics. There was no core principle to it. There was no truth to it.I have a bit of a rebellious nature.
  • If you’re a movie star, there’s a cycle you go through: adoration, adulation, you’re used, and then you’re discarded. And it happens again and again, always in that sequence.
  • If you wanna give me an award, I’ll take it. Just don’t make me go to the party afterwards.
  • A lot of people are not meant to be together.
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