Actor John Cusack sells his oceanfront spot in Malibu for $10.3 million

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Veteran actor John Cusack, who will begin shooting the chase thriller “Misfortune” next week, has wrapped up some business away from the set, selling his home in Malibu for $10.3 million.

Sitting along a stretch of sand in a gated community, the Spanish-style home came up for sale earlier this year for $13.5 million or for lease at $75,000, records show. Prior to the sale, the multilevel house, built in 1974, last changed hands in 1999 for $2.1 million.


The 4,660 square feet of living space features high ceilings, painted beams and wrought iron chandeliers. In the living room, walls of picture windows take in the coastline and open water.

Other living areas include a large kitchen, a den/office, an exercise room, three bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms. The master suite, outfitted with an oversized bath and a fireplace, opens to a private balcony.

The lower level of the home includes a dry sauna and direct access to the beach. A two-car garage sits off the front entrance.

Brant Didden of 4 Malibu Real Estate was the listing agent. Jonathan Steindorff, also of 4 Malibu Real Estate, represented the buyer.

The 50-year-old Cusack gained fame in the 1980s for the films “Better off Dead,” “One Crazy Summer” and “Sixteen Candles.” More recently he appeared in “Love & Mercy,” “Hot Tub Time Machine 2” and “Cell.”


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