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John C. Reilly

John Christopher Reilly (born May 24, 1965) is an American actor, singer, and comedian. Making his film debut in Casualties of War, Reilly is one of several actors whose careers were launched by Brian De Palma. To date, he has appeared in more than fifty films, including three separate films in 2002 that were all nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. He has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Chicago and a Grammy Award for the song "Walk Hard", which he performed in Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story. Reilly has starred in Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule, a television show on Adult Swim, since its premiere on May 16, 2010. Reilly was born in Chicago, Illinois, the fifth of six children of an Irish father and a Lithuanian mother. His father ran an industrial linen supply company. Reilly was raised Roman Catholic and attended Brother Rice High School. Reilly is an alumnus of DePaul University in Chicago. Reilly made his film debut in the Brian De Palma film Casualties of War (1989) as P.F.C. Herbert Hatcher. Although the role of Hatcher was written as a small one, De Palma liked Reilly's performance so much that the role was

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Los Angeles Lakers fan Will Ferrell took a break from stuffing his face with a hamburger at last night's playoff game ... to stuff his face with a little John C. Reilly during a kiss cam moment.… READ MORE >

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