Amanda Malkovich – The Sister of American Actor John Malkovich
Amanda Malkovich was a journalist and teacher by profession. She is best known as being John Malkovich’s sister; unfortunately she passed away due to cancer on 13 July 2010.
She was an integral member of Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago and made her acting debut in Sam Shepard’s True West which earned her an Obie Award.
Early Life and Education
John Malkovich was born December 9, 1953 in Christopher, Illinois to Daniel Leon and Joe Anne Malkovich who both worked in newspaper publishing – his mother owned Benton Evening News while Daniel Leon edited Outdoor Illinois Conservation magazine as an environmental director.
After graduating from high school, he attended Eastern Illinois University and majored in environmental studies; later switching his major to theater and studying acting at William Esper Studio.
He made his mark as Vicomte de Valmont in the 1988 film Dangerous Liaisons and won critical acclaim, going on to appear in other movies and stage productions as well as supporting Human Rights Watch with fundraisers raising awareness on issues throughout the world.
She has dedicated herself to following her dreams throughout her professional career, dedicating herself to dancing with passion. Her dedication has led to many opportunities to expand her dance knowledge; these have included summer intensives led by Paul Taylor, Parsons Dance, and Jose Limon as well as interning with various companies and organizations.
At Daniel Malkovich’s death, his family includes two brothers – Daniel and Debbie Malkovich of Sesser and John Malkovich from Cambridge Massachussets as well as nieces and nephews – as well as Hobbs-Johnson Funeral Home who will arrange funeral services Tuesday at 10 am at Masonic and Odd Fellows Cemetery in Benton. Hobbs-Johnson Funeral Home will also handle arrangements. In addition, many canine companions, close friends, canine relatives as well as close acquaintances remain among his relatives as well. – who knew no stranger!
Achievement and Honors
Malkovich has gone beyond acting and directing to explore fashion – she owns a successful clothing line called Mrs. Mudd and has appeared in various movies as an actor or director.
Her acting talent has earned her numerous nominations and awards, such as recognition for her roles in films like Dangerous Liaisons and Being John Malkovich. Additionally, she has won multiple theatre awards such as an Obie Award.
Malkovich has long been an advocate of human rights. She has participated in fundraising events for organizations like Human Rights Watch. Furthermore, Malkovich is passionate about arts education, making contributions to numerous educational institutions across the nation. Additionally, Malkovich hosted three episodes of Saturday Night Live before joining Steppenwolf Theatre Company as a member.
Malkovich earned an estimated annual earnings from his acting and directing credits, 25 production, 4 writing and 4 other credits as reported by IMDb.
He speaks French fluently and lived and worked as a theater actor in southern France for ten years before leaving with his family in 2003.
Malkovich has not only distinguished himself in acting and directing, but is also an accomplished painter and musician. He hosted three times of NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live as host, welcoming musical guests like Anita Baker, Billy Joel and T.I. with Swizz Beatz; two of his children are Amandine Malkovich and Lowey Malkovich respectively while long-term partner Nicoletta Peyran remains his long-term companion; additionally his photography has been shown at various art galleries.
Malkovich was best known for playing actor John Malkovich. Her sister was known to earn good money working in various professions – she was known for her nannying services, teaching lessons, newspaper reporting and being Catholic with brown eyes. Unfortunately she succumbed to cancer on 13 July 2010 and was laid to rest at Masonic and Odd Fellows Cemetery in Benton Missouri.
John is a famous actor with an estimated net worth of $25 Million, who has received critical acclaim for his many film performances and directed films as well as entering fashion through clothing lines he owns.
As an actor, he has received many accolades and nominations during his distinguished career. He was considered to play Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs but turned it down instead. Additionally, he is a talented writer having written multiple plays and screenplays.