John Malkovich – Satur Diman Cha
born in Christopher, Illinois, is an acclaimed actor, producer and director. He earned an Emmy Award for his performance in “Death of a Salesman”. He has worked with many Hollywood and independent filmmakers and has appeared in numerous feature films, such as “In the Line of Fire”, “The Killing Fields”, “Of Mice and Men”, “Empire of the Sun”, “Shadow of the Vampire”, “Burn after Reading”. In the surreal comedy “Being John Malkovich” he played ‘himself’. For his big-screen debut in “Places in the Heart” he received an Academy Award Nomination for Best Supporting Actor. John Malkovich went on to produce and direct his own feature films such as “The Dancer Upstairs”, starring Javier Bardem.
Together with photographer and director Sandro Miller he recreated a series of iconic photographs impersonating the original subjects. He wrote and starred in “100 Years: The Movie You Will Never See”, a film directed by Robert Rodriguez, which will be released on 18 November 2115. The 100-year time span is inspired by the amount of time needed to produce a bottle of Louis XIII Cognac. John Malkovich launched his own fashion line in the early 2000s, which has released several collections. Recently he received the Milton Shulman Award for Best Director for “Good Canary”, which he directed for the Rose Theatre Kingston. Soon “Wilde Wedding” will be released, reuniting John Malkovich and Glenn Close after their successful collaboration in “Dangerous Liaisons”, and also starring Minnie Driver and Patrick Steward.
He collaborated with Michael Sturminger and Martin Haselböck in “The Infernal Comedy” and “The Giacomo Variations” and played more than 150 performances all over the world. Following the success of “The Giacomo Variations” he starred in “Casanova Variations”, a feature film based on the theatre production.