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Character actor, dramatic leading man, or hilarious comic foil? With an astonishing range of roles already under his belt, John C. Reilly has played a eclectic host of rich characters to great effect over the years, from seedy ne'er-do-wells, to lovable, good-natured schlepps. The fifth of six children, Reilly was born in Chicago, to a father of ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 17 wins & 42 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Chicago
Chicago Amos Hart
(2002)
Wreck-It Ralph
(2012)
Step Brothers
Step Brothers Dale Doback
(2008)

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 2016 Sing (post-production)
Eddie (voice)
 2015 View from a Blue Moon
Narrator (voice)
 2015 Les Cowboys
L'Américain
 2015 Entertainment
Cousin John
 2014 When Marnie Was There
Kiyomasa Oiwa (English version, voice)
 2012 Wreck-It Ralph
Ralph (voice)
 2012 The Dictator
Clayton (uncredited)
 2010 The Extra Man
Gershon Gruen
 2010/I Cyrus
John
 2009/I 9
#5 (voice)
 2007/I Year of the Dog
Al
 2003 Piggie
 1997 Chicago Cab
Steve
 1997 Nightwatch
Deputy Inspector Bill Davis (uncredited)
 1996 Boys
Officer Kellogg Curry
 1996 Hard Eight
John
 1995 Georgia
Herman
 1994 The River Wild
Terry
 1993 Two Bits
 1992 Hoffa
Pete Connelly
 1991 Shadows and Fog
Cop at Police Station
 1990 State of Grace
Stevie McGuire
 1990 Days of Thunder
Buck Bretherton
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Other Works:

TV commercial for TiVo (plays a guy who fell from a third story window and put his head through a TV set) See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Interviews | 12 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

John Reilly

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

"The C stands for Christopher. You can blame the union for that. The Screen Actors Guild make you do it if there's another member with the same name. I wasn't going to change my name, so I just included the middle one. It was a decision I had to make on Casualties of War (1989), my first film in 1989. I got a phone call and had to fly out to Thailand where Brian De Palma was shooting and it was a... See more »

Trivia:

For not only his broad, almost 6' 2" frame, curly hair, and everyman's mug, but also his straight-forward but thoughtful acting style, Reilly has frequently been dubbed "his generation's Gene Hackman". See more »

Trademark:

Curly brown hair and large blue eyes

Star Sign:

Gemini

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