Creator / John Cusack

"I was a teen star. That's disgusting enough."

John Paul Cusack (June 28, 1966-) is an American actor and the brother of actress Joan Cusack. He started off as a teen idol in The '80s before he progressed into playing quirky offbeat characters in various films, including broader comedy roles.

He has appeared in such films as Grosse Pointe Blank, Being John Malkovich, and 1408. He was also in Con Air, although given his refusal to discuss it in interviews, he apparently wishes he wasn't.


John Cusack's roles provide examples of the following tropes:

  • Author Appeal: Cusack is a big fan of The Clash, and often sports a Clash t-shirt, especially in his earlier films.