Amanda Malkovich passed away on 13 July 2010, following her 25-year battle against cancer. She is survived by her siblings Melissa, Rebecca, and Loewy Malkovich.
Malkovich attended Logan Grade School, Webster Junior High School and Benton Consolidated High School – taking part in school plays while also joining a gospel folk gospel ensemble.
Early Life and Education
John Malkovich was born in Christopher, Illinois on the 9th of December 1953 to parents Daniel Leon Malkovich – state conservation director – and Joe Anne Choisser (mother), who owned the Benton Evening News newspaper as well as being active within their local communities.
He made his Broadway debut in a Steppenwolf production of Sam Shepard’s play True West (1980), followed by Biff in Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman revival the following year.
Filmography – He earned two Academy Award nominations for his performances in Places in the Heart (1984) and In the Line of Fire (1994), as well as being nominated as an antagonist in Dangerous Liaisons (1988). Additionally, he has directed various theater productions including Harold Pinter’s Caretaker and Lanford Wilson’s Balm in Gilead by Lanford Wilson.
She has performed in numerous plays and musicals, as well as appearing on Saturday Night Live – hosting three episodes while performing a sketch with her father John Malkovich – both plays being hosted by Malkovich herself.
Director and actor in numerous plays and films. Nominated twice for an Academy Award (Dangerous Liaisons, Of Mice and Men 1992 film version) as Lennie in both cases, plus being used as a narrator on Alive film as well as in television series like Killing Fields and Red.
Cate has made appearances on a number of popular television series such as The Shield, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit LA (NCIS LA), Without A Trace (WAT) as well as guest starring roles on Modern Family, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Mary+Jane among many others.
Achievement and Honors
Malkovich has garnered numerous honors and awards throughout his distinguished career. As one of the founding members of Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre Company in the 1970s, he received widespread critical acclaim for performances such as Sam Shepard’s True West and Tennessee Williams’ Death of a Salesman.
His film work includes roles in The Killing Fields, Empire of the Sun, Dangerous Liaisons and In the Line of Fire. Additionally he played villain Cyrus the Virus in Con Air as well as unexpectedly seductive and vicious Charles VII (to be) from Charlie Kaufman’s Being John Malkovich.
As well as acting, he is also an accomplished director – his most recent project being 100 Years, an experimental sci-fi film featuring an international ensemble cast. Through philanthropy efforts he has raised funds for organizations like Human Rights Watch and Artists for Peace and Justice.
Amandine Malkovich is the daughter of actor John Malkovich and former wife, Nicoletta Peyran. She is also sister to actors Melissa and Loewy Malkovich. John is one of the founding members of Steppenwolf Theater Company and has appeared in over 90 films; receiving two Academy Award nominations for roles such as Places in the Heart and Dangerous Liaisons.
He is an advocate for humanitarian causes, having raised funds for his theater company as well as teaching acting to underprivileged children. Additionally, he speaks French fluently after spending 10 years living there.
He has directed plays in both English and French. Most notably, in 2008 he led Cristiana Realli and Vincent Elbaz as leads in Zach Helm’s production of Good Canary at a theater production of it.
Amanda Malkovich amassed considerable wealth during her lifetime due to various occupations she held such as being a nanny, teacher, newspaper reporter and TV production assistant – as well as working as model and actress. Unfortunately she passed away due to cancer on 13 July 2010 in St Louis.
John Malkovich, her father, is an actor and director who has garnered multiple awards for his performances on screen. Additionally, he amasses considerable wealth through owning part of Bica do Sapato theatre and Lux nightclub in Lisbon, Portugal.
John Malkovich was previously married to Glenne Headly; their divorce took place in 1988. Since then, he has been in a relationship with Nicoletta Peyran and shares parenting responsibilities for Amandine and Loewy Malkovich (both born from previous relationships). According to reports, John currently possesses an estimated net worth of $25 Million.