With an impressive body of work spanning the course of two decades, John Cusack has evolved into one of Hollywood's most accomplished and respected actors of his generation, garnering both critical acclaim as well as prestigious accolades for his dramatic and comedic roles.
Cusack first gained the attention of audiences by starring in a number of 1980s film classics such as "The Sure Thing," "Say Anything" and "Sixteen Candles." Following these roles, Cusack successfully shed his teen-heartthrob image by demonstrating his ability to expand his film repertoire by starring in a wide range of dramas, thrillers and comedies including "The Grifters," "Eight Men Out," "Adaptation," "Being John Malkovich," "High Fidelity," "Grosse Pointe Blank," "The Thin Red Line" and "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil." Most recently, Cusack starred in and "2012" which grossed more than $766 million worldwide and "Hot Tub Time Machine." Cusack can next be seen in "Shanghai," a period piece in which he stars opposite Gong Li and Chow Yun-Fat which will be released in 2011 by The Weinstein Company.
A contributor to The Huffington Post since 2005, John has also
supported various causes, including Eracism Foundation which
provides programs that foster cultural diversity, historical
enrichment, education, and antiviolence initiatives in an effort to
eradicate racism and Love Our Children USA which has become a go-to
prevention organization for all forms of violence and neglect
against children in the U.S.
Cusack divides his time between Los Angeles and Chicago.