John C. Reilly
- John Christopher Reilly
May 24, 1965 (age 55)
- Actor, Comedian, Singer, Screenwriter, Voice Actor, Television Producer
- Alison Dickey
- John Reilly, Sr.
John Christopher Reilly (born May 24, 1965) is an American actor, singer, producer, screenwriter, 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 American father and a Lithuanian American 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.