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Encyclopedia > John C. Reilly
John C. Reilly
Born May 24, 1965 (age 41)
Flag of United States Chicago, Illinois, United States
Spouse(s) Alison Dickey (1992 — present)
Notable roles Reed Rothchild in Boogie Nights
Jim Kurring in Magnolia
Amos Hart in Chicago
Cal Naughton, Jr. in Talladega Nights
Academy Awards
Nominated: Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor (2002) for Chicago

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Biography

Reilly was born in Chicago, Illinois to an Irish American father and a Lithuanian mother.[1] He is a graduate of Brother Rice High School. Reilly had several minor infractions for juvenile mischief. To better occupy his time, he later became involved with theatre . Flag Seal Nickname: The Windy City Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location Location in Chicagoland and northern Illinois Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Illinois Cook, DuPage Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 606. ... Irish population density in the United States, 1872. ... Brother Rice High School is an all-male, Catholic, college preparatory institution located in Chicago, Illinois. ...


He subsequently enrolled at the Goodman School of Drama at DePaul University. A proud member of the Chicago theater, Reilly credits the Windy City with helping him gain experience as he was working for his big break. The Goodman School of Drama is now styled the DePaul University Theatre School. ... Not to be confused with DePauw University, a school with a similar spelling. ... Nickname: The Windy City, The Second City, Chi Town, City of the Big Shoulders, The 312, The City that Works Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in Chicagoland and Illinois Coordinates: Country United States State Illinois County Cook & DuPage Incorporated March 4, 1837 Government...


Career

Reilly made his film debut in the Brian De Palma film Casualties of War (1989) as Herbert Hatcher. Although the role of Hatcher was a small one, De Palma had such a positive response to Reilly's performance that the role was significantly expanded. Brian De Palma (born James Giacinto DePalma on September 11, 1940 in Newark, New Jersey) is an American film director. ... director = Brian De Palma producer = Art Linson=hiddenStructure Casualties of War is a 1989 war movie about the Vietnam War, starring Michael J. Fox and Sean Penn. ... // Actress Kim Basinger and her brother Mick purchase Braselton, Georgia for $20 million. ...


Reilly has consistently appeared in film since his debut; he has appeared in an estimated 40 roles in the last 20 years, mostly supporting roles.


Among his most notable roles:

In the past six years, he has been a friend of Tenacious D, appearing as "Sasquatch" on 6-episode late-nineties HBO television show, the 2001 album, and in the feature-length 2006 motion picture. Boogie Nights is a 1997 film written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. ... Magnolia is a 1999 drama film, written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. ... The Good Girl is a film from Chuck & Buck director Miguel Arteta and Chuck & Buck writer and star Mike White, produced by Matthew Greenfield and released by 20th Century Foxs Fox Searchlight Pictures division. ... A Prairie Home Companion (previously known as The Last Broadcast) is a 2006 ensemble comedy film elegy directed by Robert Altman, his final film released just five months before his death. ... Noah Dietrich (February 28, 1889 - February 15, 1982) was the chief executive officer of the Howard Hughes empire from 1925 - 1957. ... The Aviator is an Academy Award-winning 2004 biographical drama film, directed by Martin Scorsese. ... Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! (originally billed as Tim and Eric Awesome Show), created by and starring Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, is a comedic television show which premiered February 11, 2007 on Adult Swim. ... Tenacious D, or The D as they are known by their fans, is an American rock band duo composed of musician/actors Kyle Gass and Jack Black. ... Sasquatch can refer to different topics: A Sasquatch is another name for Bigfoot. ... Events and trends Technology Explosive growth of the Internet; decrease in the cost of computers and other technology Reduction in size and cost of mobile phones leads to a massive surge in their popularity Year 2000 problem (commonly known as Y2K) Microsoft Windows operating system becomes virtually ubiquitous on IBM... HBO (Home Box Office) is an American premium cable television network. ... Tenacious D was a TV series that ran on HBO in 1997, 1999, and 2000. ... See also: 2001 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2001 Record labels established in 2001 other events of 2001 list of years in music 2000s in music // January 1 Comeback of Guns N Roses in House of Blues Hum disbands. ... Tenacious D is the debut album of the comedy rock duo Jack Black and Kyle Gass. ... // Please note that following the tradition of the English language film industry, these are the top grossing films that were first released in the United States and Canada in 2006; because they may have made most of their income in a later year, they may not be the top-grossing...


His profile as a film actor was significantly raised in 2002 when he appeared in three of the year's Academy Award for Best Picture nominees - Chicago, Gangs of New York and The Hours. He received a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as Renée Zellweger's trusting husband in the musical Chicago. This is a list of film-related events in 2002. ... // The Academy Award for Best Motion Picture is one of the Academy Awards, awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which are voted on by others within the industry. ... Chicago is a movie musical released in 2002 about celebrity and money in Jazz age 1920s Chicago. ... Gangs of New York is a 2002 film set in the middle 19th century in the Five Points district of New York City. ... The Hours is a 2002 Academy Award winning film drama about three women of different generations and times whose lives are interconnected by the novel Mrs. ... The Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor is one of the awards given to male actors working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Renée Kathleen Zellweger (born April 25, 1969) is an Academy Award-winning American film actress. ...


More recently, Reilly appeared in the Martin Scorsese film The Aviator (2004) as Howard Hughes's (Leonardo DiCaprio) trusted financial advisor, Noah Dietrich. Martin Luciano Scorsese (IPA: AmE: ; Ita: []) (born November 17, 1942) is an Academy Award-winning American film director. ... The Aviator is an Academy Award-winning 2004 biographical drama film, directed by Martin Scorsese. ... // Please note that these are the top grossing films that were first released in 2004; because they may have made most of their income in a later year, they may not be the top-grossing films for calendar year 2004. ... For the Welsh murderer, see Howard Hughes (murderer). ... Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio (born November 11, 1974[1]) is an Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe Award-winning American actor well known for his roles in blockbuster movies such as William Shakespeares Romeo + Juliet (1996), Titanic (1997), Catch Me If You Can (2002), Gangs of New York (2002), The... Noah Dietrich (February 28, 1889 - February 15, 1982) was the chief executive officer of the Howard Hughes empire from 1925 - 1957. ...


He has been married since 1992 to Alison Dickey, whom he met on the set of Casualties of War. director = Brian De Palma producer = Art Linson=hiddenStructure Casualties of War is a 1989 war movie about the Vietnam War, starring Michael J. Fox and Sean Penn. ...


Trivia

John William Will Ferrell (born July 16, 1967 [1]) is an Emmy and Golden Globe nominated American comedian, impressionist and actor who first established himself as a cast member of Saturday Night Live, and has since gone on to a successful film career. ... Categories: Stub | 2004 films | Comedy films ... The Aviator is an Academy Award-winning 2004 biographical drama film, directed by Martin Scorsese. ... David Koechner (born August 24, 1962 in Tipton, Missouri) is a popular film and television character actor, known most notably for his role as Champ Kind in the Will Ferrell film Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy and for his work on Saturday Night Live. ... The 79th Academy Awards ceremony, honoring the best in film for 2006, took place on February 25, 2007 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California. ... John William Will Ferrell (born July 16, 1967 [1]) is an Emmy and Golden Globe nominated American comedian, impressionist and actor who first established himself as a cast member of Saturday Night Live, and has since gone on to a successful film career. ... Jack Black (born Thomas J. Black, Jr. ...

Filmography

Casualties of War is a 1989 war drama about the Vietnam War, starring Michael J. Fox and Sean Penn. ... // Actress Kim Basinger and her brother Mick purchase Braselton, Georgia for $20 million. ... // Actress Kim Basinger and her brother Mick purchase Braselton, Georgia for $20 million. ... Days of Thunder is a 1990 movie produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, directed by Tony Scott and starring Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall, Randy Quaid, Cary Elwes and Michael Rooker. ... // Chris Rock and Adam Sandler join SNL February 4 - Actor Tom Cruise and actress Mimi Rogers divorce. ... State of Grace is a neo-noir crime film released in 1990. ... // Chris Rock and Adam Sandler join SNL February 4 - Actor Tom Cruise and actress Mimi Rogers divorce. ... Shadows and Fog is a 1992 Woody Allen movie, starring Allen, Mia Farrow, John Malkovich, and Madonna. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1992. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1992. ... Hoffa is a 1992 biopic film based on the life and mysterious death of Teamsters Union leader Jimmy Hoffa. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1992. ... Whats Eating Gilbert Grape is a 1993 dramedy movie directed by Lasse Hallström and starring Johnny Depp, Juliette Lewis and Leonardo DiCaprio. ... // March 31 - Actor Brandon Lee is accidentally killed during the filming of The Crow. ... The River Wild is a 1994 American thriller film directed by Curtis Hanson and starring Meryl Streep, Kevin Bacon, David Strathairn, John C. Reilly, and Joseph Mazzello. ... // November 1 - George Lucas leaves the day-to-day operations of his filmmaking business and starts a sabbatical (while on sabbatical, he wrote the prequel Star Wars trilogy). ... Dolores Claiborne (1993) is a novel by Stephen King, which was adapted into a 1995 film starring Kathy Bates and Jennifer Jason Leigh. ... // March 28 - Actress Julia Roberts and singer Lyle Lovett announce their plans for separation November - After a six-year hiatus, the James Bond film series resumes with the successful GoldenEye. ... // March 28 - Actress Julia Roberts and singer Lyle Lovett announce their plans for separation November - After a six-year hiatus, the James Bond film series resumes with the successful GoldenEye. ... Hard Eight is a 1996 film written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, starring Philip Baker Hall, John C. Reilly, Gwyneth Paltrow and Samuel L. Jackson. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1996. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1996. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1997. ... Boogie Nights is a 1997 film written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1997. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1998. ... The Thin Red Line is a 1998 war film which tells the story of United States forces during the Battle of Guadalcanal in World War II. It was directed by Terrence Malick, who adapted the screenplay himself from the James Jones novel of the same name, which had previously been... This is a list of film-related events in 1998. ... // April 17 - Star Wars fans begin lining up at movie theaters in Westwood and Hollywood to buy tickets for Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. ... Never Been Kissed is a 1999 comedy directed by Raja Gosnell and starring Drew Barrymore, David Arquette, Michael Vartan, Molly Shannon, Leelee Sobieski, John C. Reilly, Jessica Alba, James Franco, Giuseppe Andrews, Jeremy Jordan and Garry Marshall. ... // April 17 - Star Wars fans begin lining up at movie theaters in Westwood and Hollywood to buy tickets for Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. ... This article is about the 1999 film. ... // April 17 - Star Wars fans begin lining up at movie theaters in Westwood and Hollywood to buy tickets for Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. ... Magnolia is a 1999 drama film, written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. ... // April 17 - Star Wars fans begin lining up at movie theaters in Westwood and Hollywood to buy tickets for Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. ... The Perfect Storm is a 2000 live-action film adapted from the book of the same title by Sebastian Junger. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2000. ... The Anniversary Party is a 2001 movie, written, directed, and starring Jennifer Jason Leigh and Alan Cumming. ... For the 1968 science-fiction film and novel, see 2001: A Space Odyssey // August 8 - Actor Tom Cruise and actress Nicole Kidman get divorced. ... The Good Girl is a film from Chuck & Buck director Miguel Arteta and Chuck & Buck writer and star Mike White, produced by Matthew Greenfield and released by 20th Century Foxs Fox Searchlight Pictures division. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2002. ... Gangs of New York is a 2002 film set in the middle 19th century in the Five Points district of New York City. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2002. ... Chicago is an Academy Award-winning 2002 film adaptation of the satirical stage musical Chicago, about celebrity and scandal in Jazz age Chicago directed by Rob Marshall, and written by Bill Condon. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2002. ... The Hours is a 2002 Academy Award winning film drama about three women of different generations and times whose lives are interconnected by the novel Mrs. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2002. ... Anger Management is a 2003 comedy film starring Adam Sandler and Jack Nicholson which was directed by Peter Segal and written by David S Dorfman. ... // February 24 - The Pianist, directed by Roman Polanski, wins 7 Cesar Awards: Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Sound, Best Production Design, Best Music and Best Cinematography. ... // February 24 - The Pianist, directed by Roman Polanski, wins 7 Cesar Awards: Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Sound, Best Production Design, Best Music and Best Cinematography. ... The Aviator is an Academy Award-winning 2004 biographical drama film, directed by Martin Scorsese. ... // Please note that these are the top grossing films that were first released in 2004; because they may have made most of their income in a later year, they may not be the top-grossing films for calendar year 2004. ... Criminal is a 2004 film based upon the Argentinian film Nine Queens. ... // Please note that these are the top grossing films that were first released in 2004; because they may have made most of their income in a later year, they may not be the top-grossing films for calendar year 2004. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2005. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2005. ... A Prairie Home Companion (previously known as The Last Broadcast) is a 2006 ensemble comedy film elegy directed by Robert Altman, his final film released just five months before his death. ... // Please note that following the tradition of the English language film industry, these are the top grossing films that were first released in the United States and Canada in 2006; because they may have made most of their income in a later year, they may not be the top-grossing... // Please note that following the tradition of the English language film industry, these are the top grossing films that were first released in the United States and Canada in 2006; because they may have made most of their income in a later year, they may not be the top-grossing... // Please note that following the tradition of the English language film industry, these are the top grossing films that were first released in the United States and Canada in 2006; because they may have made most of their income in a later year, they may not be the top-grossing... Year of the Dog is a film written and directed by Mike White and starring Molly Shannon, Laura Dern, Regina King, Tom McCarthy, Josh Pais, John C. Reilly, and Peter Sarsgaard. ... // Please note that following the tradition of the English language film industry, these are the top grossing wide-release films that were first released in the United States and Canada in 2007. ... For the 1951 movie, see Quebec (1951 film). ... // Please note that following the tradition of the English language film industry, these are the top grossing wide-release films that were first released in the United States and Canada in 2007. ... Walk Hard is an upcoming comedy film expected to be released sometime in 2008. ... Films scheduled to be released in 2008 include: // LR: Limited release in select cities WR: Wide-release to theaters IMAX: Release to IMAX theaters 9 24 The A-Team Artemis Fowl Battle Royale Benighted The Brazilian Job Bubba Nosferatu and the Curse of the She-Vampires Caitlin Captain Underpants The...

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