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John C. McGinley


John C. McGinley's path to stardom is a story that reads like a classic Hollywood script. While an understudy in New York in the Circle-In-The-Square production of John Patrick Shanley's "Danny and the Deep Blue Sea," he was spotted by director Oliver Stone and soon after was cast in "Platoon," the first of a long list of collaborations between ... See full bio »

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Known For

Scrubs
Scrubs Dr. Perry Cox / Mr. Slidell
(2001-2010)
Platoon
Platoon Sgt. O'Neill
(1986)
Se7en
Se7en California
(1995)
The Rock
The Rock Marine Captain Hendrix
(1996)

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 2017 The Good Catholic
Ollie
 2016 The Belko Experiment
Wendell Dukes
 2016 Get a Job
Diller
 2014 Kid Cannabis
John Grefard
 2013 42
Red Barber
 2012 The Discoverers
Bill Birch
 2006 World Trade Center
Fireman (uncredited)
 2002 Crazy as Hell
Parker
 2001 Summer Catch
Hugh Alexander (uncredited)
 1999 Three to Tango
Strauss
 1999 Flypaper
Joe
 1997 Truth or Consequences, N.M.
Eddie Grillo
 1997 Colin Fitz Lives!
Groundskeeper
 1996 Hollywood Boulevard
Jackson Elliot
 1996 Johns
Danny Cohen
 1996/II Mother
Carl
 1996 The Rock
Marine Captain Hendrix (as John C. Mc Ginley)
 1995 Se7en
California
 1995 Born to Be Wild
Uncle Max Carr
 1994 Wagons East
Julian
 1994 Surviving the Game
John Griffin
 1993 Mother's Boys
Mr. Fogel, Teacher
 1993 Hear No Evil
Mickey O'Malley
 1993 Watch It
Rick
 1992 A Midnight Clear
Major Griffin
 1992 Article 99
Dr. Rudy Bobrick
 1992 Fathers & Sons
Gary (uncredited)
 1991 Point Break
Ben Harp (as John McGinley)
 1989 Born on the Fourth of July
Official #1 - Democratic Convention, Pushing Wheelchair (as John McGinley)
 1989 Suffering Bastards
Buddy Johnson
 1989 Fat Man and Little Boy
Richard Schoenfield
 1989 Prisoners of Inertia
Ogden
 1988 Talk Radio
Stu
 1988 Shakedown
Sean Phillips (as John McGinley)
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Other Works:

TV commercial (PSA): National Downs Syndrome Society See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 5 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

John C. Mc Ginley | John McGinley

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

(2013, on landing Office Space (1999)) When you came in, everybody auditioned for the role Gary Cole played. That was the audition piece, since the two Bobs weren't really on the page. So before you came in, you were issued illustrations and sent a file on your computer of an animated version of the role that Gary played. Everybody came in and auditioned for that. Then Gary got that, and Mike ... See more »

Trivia:

Had to audition five times for his role in Scrubs (2001). See more »

Trademark:

Towering height See more »

Nickname:

Johnny C

Star Sign:

Leo

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