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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 an 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, John Christopher Reilly was born in Chicago,... 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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 2018 The Sisters Brothers (pre-production)
Eli Sisters
 2017 The Little Hours
Father Tommasso
 2016 Sing
Eddie (voice)
 2015 View from a Blue Moon
Narrator (voice)
 2015 Les cowboys
L'Américain
 2015 Entertainment
Cousin John
 2014 Omoide no Mânî
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:

I live on the east side of LA. I don't think I could live in LA if I didn't live on the east side. I want to live in a place that's an accurate reflection of the world, you know? I want to see people of all races and economic backgrounds. I think one of the problems with Hollywood actors is that they fortify themselves in these castles on the west side, and I don't know how you can really be a ... See more »

Trivia:

Has frequently played a naive husband, oblivious to his wife's resentment of him, in Chicago (2002), The Hours (2002) and We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011). See more »

Trademark:

Curly brown hair and large blue eyes

Star Sign:

Gemini

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