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John Cusack

John Cusack

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Famous as :

Actor

Birth Name :

John Paul Cusack

Birth Date :

June 28, 1966

Birth Place :

Evanston, Illinois, USA

Claim to fame :

As Lloyd Dobler in "Say Anything..." (1989)

Biography


John Paul Cusack was later on famous simply as John Cusack. At 8 he joined the Piven Theatre Workshop and gradually became a commercial voiceover actor by the age of 12. When he was 17, he got the chance to make his first feature film appearance in the teen comedy "Class". With effacing humor as his trademark, he was billed to star in numerous films then, including "Sixteen Candles" (1984), "Better Off Dead" (1985), and "One Crazy Summer" (1986). In 1989, his starring role as Lloyd Dobler in "Say Anything" won him Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Most Promising Actor category.

He began receiving wider recognition since, resulting in offers to star in more promising features. In 1990, he starred opposite Angelica Houston and Annette Benning in "The Grifters" which witnessed him getting into the shoes of his first ever mature role, as Roy Dillon. During early 1990s he appeared in a series of flicks, but it wasn't until he co-produced, co-wrote and starred in "Grosse Point Blank" (1997) that he experienced career breakthrough. Cusack's other feature films among others were "Con Air", "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil", "The Thin Red Line", "Being John Malkovich", "Serendipity", "America's Sweethearts", "Identity", "The Raven", "Maps to the Stars", "Cell", and "Dragon Blade".

Latest News


John Cusack and Jackie Chan Team Up in First 'Dragon Blade' Trailer

December 27, 2014 03:09:10 GMT

and are teaming up in a new movie "". The period film which also stars released its first trailer via Check magazine, showing Chan proposing an alliance with Cusack's Roman general character.
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NBC Kills 'Say Anything' Series After Strong Objection From Cameron Crowe

October 08, 2014 03:54:18 GMT

Just a day after news broke out about "Say Anything..." sequel series, NBC has decided not to move forward with the project. The move comes after Cameron Crowe who directed the 1989 movie expressed his strong objection to the planned TV adaptation.
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NBC Developing John Cusack's 'Say Anything' Sequel Series

October 07, 2014 08:04:47 GMT

Twenty five years after it hit theaters, "Say Anything..." could be brought to the small screen as a comedy series. NBC has given a script commitment plus penalty to the half-hour, single-camera comedy from Aaron Kaplan's Kapital Entertainment and 20th Century Fox TV.
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John Cusack 'Reclaim' Couple's Adopted Girl in First Trailer

August 06, 2014 03:51:00 GMT

Steven () and Shannon () are an American couple who just discovers the ugly business of overseas adoption. The first trailer of "" from USA Today sees playing a Puerto Rico native who is in charge of kidnapping the daughter the couple has adopted.
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First 'The Prince' Trailer Reveals Bruce Willis as Villain

June 26, 2014 01:55:29 GMT

lands an atypical role in the upcoming action thriller "". First trailer of the film directed by Brian A Miller reveals him as the villain who kidnaps the protagonist's teenage daughter.
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John Cusack and Adrien Brody Star in Chinese Film 'Dragon Blade'

June 16, 2014 04:33:57 GMT

and are officially on board Chinese movie "". Directed by Daniel Lee, the movie also stars Chinese actor and will be one of the three most expensive films shot in China.
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Woman Arrested for Breaking Into John Cusack's House

September 05, 2013 04:15:46 GMT

A woman is arrested after she allegedly tried to break into 's home in Malibu. According to TMZ, Cusack alleged stalker Elizabeth Pahlke tried to enter the actor's house by the window on Tuesday, September 3. Security guards later caught her when she was scaling a fence.
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John Cusack Is a Stone-Cold Killer in International Trailer for 'Frozen Ground'

July 04, 2013 06:26:03 GMT

"", a starring vehicle for and , has dropped a special trailer for the U.K. audience. Unlike the previous trailer which focuses more on Cage and Hudgens, the new video puts spotlight on ' Robert Hansen, the villainous and heartless man that the former stars have to deal with.
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A Man Arrested After Jumping on Stage During Adele Win at Grammys

February 13, 2013 04:44:19 GMT

Vitalli Sediuk has to face the consequence of crashing the 55th annual Grammy Awards last Sunday night, February 10. The Ukrainian TV host, who once tried to kiss on the red carpet of "" premiere in Moscow, was arrested after coming onto the stage uninvited after was announced as the winner of Best Pop Solo Performance.
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John Cusack Is Protecting Malin Akerman in First 'Numbers Station' Trailer

February 13, 2013 04:03:10 GMT

is back into action in the first trailer for "". Channeling his inner cold-blooded agent persona, Cusack doesn't hesitate to assassinate his enemies while on duty. He teams up with code operator in what seems to be a top secret duty to prevent a group of attackers from executing their deadly plan.
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Victor Garber Confirms He's Gay, Says 'Everybody Knows' It

January 16, 2013 08:48:22 GMT

After officially came out of the closet at 2013 Golden Globe Awards, another Hollywood star addressed his sexual orientation. The actor playing Canadian Ambassador Ken Taylor in "" confirmed he's gay when recently met at TCA winter press tour.
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Justin Bieber Reveals Final Tracklist for 'Believe Acoustic'

January 16, 2013 08:19:04 GMT

It's still two weeks before the January 29 release date set for his upcoming album "", but just can't wait anymore to reveal its final tracklist. The teen sensation posted a photo of the album's back cover on his Twitter account, confirming the final ten songs that made it to the cut plus one bonus track from the Biebs.
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Leonard and Penny May Get Engaged in 'The Big Bang Theory' Valentine's Day Episode

January 16, 2013 08:14:48 GMT

After dating on and off since the third season of "", Leonard and Penny may take their relationship to the next level in this currently airing sixth season. According to who plays the experimental physicist, the couple will have a special moment in the upcoming Valentine's Day episode.
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Jessica Simpson Tried to Get Married Twice, Canceled It Due to Pregnancy

January 16, 2013 07:42:02 GMT

cracked jokes about her pregnancy and revealed her wedding cancellations in the process. "We've had two different wedding dates, but he keeps knocking me up," the fiancee of Eric Johnson (II) laughed during a visit to "".
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New 'Mama' Clip Sees Old Men Attacked in Haunted House

January 16, 2013 07:28:11 GMT

Another clip from Guillermo del Toro's "" has just bee debuted. The new sneak peek doesn't highlight lead actress , but it sees an old man entering a very spooky empty house. He enters the messy and abandoned old house before turning on his flashlight to check what's inside the chamber.
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Charlie Sheen to Be a Grandfather at 47

January 16, 2013 07:23:06 GMT

At relatively young age of 47, is going to be a grandpa, as his oldest child is currently pregnant. Sheen confirmed the good news to late-night show host when he guested on the "" on Monday, January 14.
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'Twilight' Star Cam Gigandet Sued Over One-Year-Old Car Accident

January 16, 2013 06:49:00 GMT

is facing a legal trouble. The actor well known for playing villainous vampire James in "" is sued by a woman named Jacqueline Nia, who claims that he rear-ended the car she drove along Santa Monica Boulevard in Los Angeles a year ago.
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'Hot Tub Time Machine' Sequel May Happen Without John Cusack

January 16, 2013 06:45:09 GMT

Will there be a sequel to ""? Words are, MGM is currently eyeing a follow-up to the 2010 comedy flick. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the studio is in "exploratory talks" with some of the original cast members about the possible sequel.
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NBC's Hurricane Sandy Telethon Raised $23 Million

November 04, 2012 14:19:07 GMT

, , , and the other artists who supported NBC's "Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together" telethon, managed to raise nearly $23 million in a single night. The money will be donated to The American Red Cross in aid of the storm's victims in the East Coast.
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John Cusack to Star as Controversial Host Rush Limbaugh in Biopic

November 03, 2012 05:37:26 GMT

is developing a biopic about controversial radio personality . Cusack's New Crime Production confirms to the Associated Press that the "High Fidelity" actor will star as the conservative host in the film which goes under the working title of "".
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'Raven' Star John Cusack Compares Playing Edgar Allan Poe to Activating Phone App

April 27, 2012 08:18:27 GMT

With "" getting closer to its release in the U.S. theaters, its lead actor took some time to talk about having the opportunity to portray acclaimed macabre writer Edgar Allan Poe. Sharing to MTV News, Cusack said that bringing the charismatic character to life in the upcoming thriller is almost like activating an app on a phone.
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Pics: John Cusack Honored With a Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

April 25, 2012 04:10:25 GMT

has become the latest actor being presented with his star on Hollywood Walk of Fame. On Tuesday, April 24, the "Being John Malkovich" actor was honored with the 2,469th star at the unveiling ceremony, which was held in front of the Larry Edmunds Bookshop on Hollywood Boulevard.
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John Cusack and Alice Eve Dazzle at 'The Raven' L.A. Premiere

April 24, 2012 08:26:25 GMT

James McTeigue's anticipated crime thriller "" has been premiered in Los Angeles on Monday night, April 23. Taking place at the Los Angeles Theatre, the special screening event was attended by lead actor and his beautiful co-star .
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Taylor Lautner to Get His First Wax Figure in January 2012

December 02, 2011 08:37:30 GMT

Another " Saga" star is being immortalized in wax. , who becomes a household name for portraying Jacob Black in the film series, is getting his first wax figure at Madame Tussauds museum. His doppelganger is expected to be unveiled in London in January 2012.
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John Travolta's 'Gotti' Biopic Back on the Saddle

December 02, 2011 08:03:08 GMT

After being rumored to be shut down due to financial issue, "" finds a new hope. Director and writer Barry Levinson has revealed that there's a possibility to continue the project since the producers have overcome the budgetary problem.
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Drake Splits With His Agency, but Stays With His Management

December 02, 2011 07:01:56 GMT

It's confirmed that has cut ties with his agents at International Creative Management. The news was first brought to attention by New York Post, but the publication run an inaccurate story which mentioned that the Canadian rapper did not only fire his agents at ICM but also dumped his managers at Hip Hop Since 1978.
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International Trailer for John Cusack's Gothic Thriller 'The Raven' Unleashed

December 02, 2011 06:49:25 GMT

An international trailer for "" has arrived. Shorter than the previously released trailer, the new promo videos centers on various brutal murders of some ladies. In it, 's Edgar Allan Poe and his partner ' Emmet Fields are seen engaging in a deadly cat-and-mouse game with a sadistic serial killer.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger Unveils Statue of Himself During Museum Opening

October 08, 2011 02:06:44 GMT

has traveled back to his hometown in Austria to inaugurate a museum dedicated to his legacy. On Friday, October 7, the former California governor visited the Arnold Schwarzenegger Museum to officially open the Arnold Schwarzenegger Museum and unveil a bronze statue of himself.
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'The Simpsons' Cast Strikes Deal for Two More Seasons

October 08, 2011 01:29:14 GMT

"" is yet to die. Following a salary dispute between the main cast and 20th Century Fox Television which produces the show, it has just been officially announced on Friday noon, October 7 that the longest running primetime scripted show on the air will stay for two more seasons.
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Demi Lovato Announces 10 U.S. Tour Dates, to Perform at Z100's Jingle Ball

October 08, 2011 01:26:34 GMT

After having two successful concerts at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City last month, announces ten more dates on October 7. This time around, the former "" star will not just perform in one place but will bring her entourage across the United States.
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