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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 11 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2015 The Lobster (post-production)
Lisping Man
 2012 Wreck-It Ralph
Ralph (voice)
 2012 The Dictator
Clayton (uncredited)
 2012 8 (Video)
David Blankenhorn
 2010-2011 Funny or Die Presents... (TV Series)
John (segment "John and Will's Animal Choices") / Nikola Tesla
- Episode #2.3 (2011) ... John (segment "John and Will's Animal Choices")
- Episode #1.5 (2010) ... Nikola Tesla
 2010 The Extra Man
Gershon Gruen
 2010/I Cyrus
John
 2009/I 9
#5 (voice)
 2008 Prop 8: The Musical (Short)
Prop 8 Leader
 2008 Green Team (Video short)
Jim Smegg
 2007/I Year of the Dog
Al
 2006 Tom Goes to the Mayor (TV Series)
John
- Friendship Alliance (2006) ... John (voice)
 2004 Cracking Up (TV Series)
Steve Evers
- Prom Night (2004) ... Steve Evers
 2003 Piggie
 2002 Reel Comedy (TV Series)
 2001 Frank's Book (Short)
Frank
 1998 Flagpole Special (Video short)
 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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Show Show Soundtrack (8 credits)
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Other Works:

Special appearance in a video clip for "Jon Spencer's Blues Explosion" 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:

Not because I find fame difficult, but because I fear that if you're too well known, you lose the ability to surprise your audience and that's what I like my characters to do. I can still get away with it, I think. I mean, those kids in the lobby didn't know my name and I did an interview yesterday where they looked very confused when I walked in. Turns out they were expecting Philip Seymour ... See more »

Trivia:

Director Antoine Fuqua wanted to cast him in his since aborted crime epic "Tru Blu" with Denzel Washington and Benicio Del Toro. See more »

Trademark:

Curly brown hair and large blue eyes

Star Sign:

Gemini

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