John C. Reilly

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  • Birth Name: John Christopher Reilly
  • Birth Place: Chicago, IL
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/24/1965, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor
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John C. Reilly Fast Facts:Is the fifth of six children.
  • Met his wife, Alison Dickey, on the Thai set of his first film, Casualties of War, where she was Sean Penn's assistant.
  • Starred in the notable 2000 Broadway revival of Sam.Shepard's True West where he and Philip Seymour Hoffman alternated the main roles.
  • Occasionally plays the drums in Tenacious D under the name "Sasquatch."
  • Sent Chicago director Rob Marshall an audition tape of himself singing in a bow tie and suit to win the role of Amos Hart.
  • In 2002, he starred in three out of the five movies nominated for Best Picture the following year: Chicago, Gangs of New York and The Hours.
  • In 2011, Jack White produced his musical recordings.
  • The following year, took part in a benefit reading of the play 8, which focuses on the trial to overturn Proposition 8 in California, which halted same-sex marriage in that state.
  • John C. Reilly Relationships:
  • Alison Dickey - Wife
  • John C. Reilly Awards:
  • 2004 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1999 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2008 Golden Globe: Best Original Song - Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2008 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 2002 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Winner
  • 2003 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2002 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 2002 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1997 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2000 Tony: Actor (Play) - Nominee
  • College:
  • DePaul University, The Theatre School, Chicago, IL (BFA in Acting, 1987)

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