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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 & 39 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Stan and Ollie (pre-production)
Oliver Hardy
 2016 Sing (filming)
Eddie (voice)
 2015 View from a Blue Moon (voice)
 2015 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:

He played Noah in John Steinbeck's novel, "The Grapes of Wrath," in a Steppenwolf Theatre production at the Royal George Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Terry Kinney (Jim Casy); Gary Sinise (Tom Joad); Robert Breuler (Pa Joad); Lois Smith (Ma Joad); Lucina Paquet (Grandma); Nathan Davis (Grandpa); Dana Lubotsky (Ruthie); ... 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:

I love that people can't place me. They don't know my name. That's 'mission accomplished' in my world. See more »

Trivia:

Received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from DePaul University's Goodman School of Drama (Chicago) See more »

Trademark:

Curly brown hair and large blue eyes

Star Sign:

Gemini

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