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John Christopher Reilly (born May 24, 1965), better known as John C. Reilly, is an American film and theatre actor. Debuting in Casualties of War in 1989, he is one of several actors whose careers were launched by Brian De Palma. To date, he has appeared in more than fifty film productions, including three separate films in 2002, each of which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. He was 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 was born and raised in Chicago, the fifth of six children of an Irish American father and a Lithuanian American mother. He was raised Roman Catholic and attended Brother Rice High School, a Catholic school. Reilly graduated from 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...

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