John Paul Cusack (born June 28, 1966) is an American actor, movie producer and screenwriter. He was born in Evanston, Illinois. He is the fourth of five children of actor Dick Cusack (1925-2003) and Nancy (née Carolan). His siblings Ann (born 1961), Joan (born 1962), Bill (born 1964) and Susie (born 1971) are actors. He is a Democrat.
Cusack's movies include: The Sure Thing, Better Off Dead, One Crazy Summer, Say Anything..., Bullets Over Broadway, City Hall, Grosse Pointe Blank, Con Air, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, The Thin Red Line, Pushing Tin, Being John Malkovich, High Fidelity, America's Sweethearts, Serendipity, Identity, Runaway Jury, Must Love Dogs, The Ice Harvest, 1408, 2012, Hot Tub Time Machine, The Raven, and in The Butler.