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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 15 wins & 36 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Sing (filming)
Eddie (voice)
 2015 View from a Blue Moon (voice)
 2014-2015 Stone Quackers (TV Series)
Officer Barry
- A Farewell to Kings (2015) ... Officer Barry (voice)
- Hemispheres (2015) ... Officer Barry (voice)
- Power Windows (2015) ... Officer Barry (voice)
- Caress of Steel (2015) ... Officer Barry (voice)
- TwentyOneTwelve (2015) ... Officer Barry (voice)
 2015 Cowboys
 2015 Bagboy (TV Movie)
Dr. Steve Brule
 2015 Entertainment
Cousin John
 2014 Rubberhead (TV Movie)
Father (segment "Ham")
 2014 Tim and Eric's Bedtime Stories (TV Series)
- Baby (2014) ... Jordan
 2014 When Marnie Was There
Kiyomasa Oiwa (English version, voice)
 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
 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
 2006 Tom Goes to the Mayor (TV Series)
- Friendship Alliance (2006) ... John (voice)
 2004 Cracking Up (TV Series)
Steve Evers
- Prom Night (2004) ... Steve Evers
 2003 Piggie
 2001 Frank's Book (Short)
 1999 Aimee Mann: Save Me (Video short)
Officer Jim Curring
 1998/I Fiona Apple: Across the Universe (Video short)
 1998 Flagpole Special (Video short)
 1997 Chicago Cab
 1997 Nightwatch
Deputy Inspector Bill Davis (uncredited)
 1996 Boys
Officer Kellogg Curry
 1996 Hard Eight
 1995 Georgia
 1994 The River Wild
 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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Appeared in Fiona Apple's "Across The Universe" music video See more »

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

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John Reilly


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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[on his children] When they turn 21, if they want to be public people, they can be public people - until then, I'm going to shelter them. See more »


In the tradition of Alan Young's Filby from The Time Machine (1960), Reilly plays a teenager aged 14 in his forties - aged 41, for Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007). See more »


Curly brown hair and large blue eyes

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