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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 16 wins & 31 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Les Cowboys
 2015 The Lobster
Lisping Man
 2015 Tale of Tales
King of Longtrellis
 2015 Entertainment
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:

: Played Stanley Kowalski in "A Streetcar Named Desire" play by Tennessee Williams (Studio 54, New York City, New York, USA). 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:

[2000] Hey, I'm just trying to become the Michael Caine/Gene Hackman of my generation. See more »

Trivia:

In addition to having worked with Leonardo DiCaprio in The Aviator (2004), he has also worked with two other actors who played Howard Hughes: Jason Robards (from Melvin and Howard (1980)) in Magnolia (1999), and Tommy Lee Jones (from The Amazing Howard Hughes (1977)) in A Prairie Home Companion (2006). See more »

Trademark:

Curly brown hair and large blue eyes

Star Sign:

Gemini

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