Character actor, dramatic leading man, or hilarious comic foil? With an astonishing range of roles already under his belt, John C. Reilly has played an eclectic host of rich characters to great effect over the years, from seedy ne'er-do-wells, to lovable, good-natured schlepps. The fifth of six children, John Christopher Reilly was born in Chicago, to a father of mostly Irish descent, and a Lithuanian-American mother, and was brought up on Chicago's tough Southwest territory. His father, also named John, ran an industrial linen supply company business. On the amateur stage from age eight, Reilly trained at the Goodman School of Drama and eventually became a member of Chicago's renowned Steppenwolf Theatre.
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John Christopher Reilly born May 24,   is an American actor, comedian, singer, screenwriter, musician, and producer. He voiced the title character in the commercially successful Wreck It Ralph film series , and appeared in the superhero film Guardians of the Galaxy , as well as Kong: Skull Island In he starred as the comedian Oliver Hardy in the biopic Stan and Ollie. Reilly was born in Chicago , Illinois ,  the fifth of six children. The box office hit The Perfect Storm was his only release of and featured Reilly as a veteran crew member on the Andrea Gail fishing vessel which was caught in the Perfect Storm. Of the role Reilly said, "Noah was almost a father figure to Hughes
Eric Kohn. John C. Reilly is the rare American actor to oscillate from dramatic roles to broad comedies. His wife, Alison Dickey, has always hoped to unite those two modes. I always feel somewhat satisfied and somewhat unsatisfied after I watch a film of his, just in terms of wanting to get the whole palette. Eventually, she decided to do something about it. While developing her own projects, Dickey scouted for talent on the festival circuit.