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Reilly made his film debut in the Brian De Palma film Casualties of War (1989) as PFC Herbert Hatcher. Although the role of Hatcher was written as a small one, De Palma liked Reilly's performance so much that the role was significantly expanded.
Reilly has appeared in over 50 mostly supporting roles since his debut in 1989.
Among his most notable roles:
* Dale Doback, an unemployed immature 40-year-old who still lives with his father in Step Brothers (2008)
* Dewford Randolph “Dewey” Cox, a Johnny Cash-type singer in Walk Hard (2007)
* Dr. Steve Brule, the local news correspondent on Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! (2007)
* Cal Naughton, Jr., the dimwitted race car driver and best friend of Ricky Bobby in Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)
* Lefty the singing cowboy in A Prairie Home Companion (2006)
* Noah Dietrich in The Aviator (2004)
* Amos Hart, husband to an adulterous murderess in Chicago (2002)
* Happy Jack, right-hand policeman of Bill the Butcher in Martin Scorsese's Gangs of New York (2002)
* House painter Phil Last, a stoner with an unhappy marriage in The Good Girl (2002)
* Jim Kurring, a lonely divorced religious by-the-book cop who ends up involved with a drug-addicted woman in Magnolia (1999)
* Dale Murphy, or "Murph," a divorced fisherman father who part of the crew of the Andrea Gail in The Perfect Storm (2000).
* Gus Siniski, Detroit Tigers catcher in For Love of the Game (1999)
* Reed Rothchild, Dirk Diggler's co-worker and sidekick in Boogie Nights (1997)
* Buck Bretherton, racecar pit crew member in Days of Thunder (1990)
In the past six years, he has been a friend of Tenacious D, appearing as Sasquatch in the late-'90s HBO television show Tenacious D, on their 2001 album, Tenacious D, and in the 2006 feature-length movie, Tenacious D in: The Pick of Destiny.
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. The three movies were nominated for a total of 32 Oscars, including one for Best Supporting Actor for Reilly's performance as Renée Zellweger's trusting husband in Chicago. Ultimately, Gangs of New York won none, Chicago won six, and The Hours won one. Reilly lost to Chris Cooper for Adaptation..
More recently, Reilly appeared in Martin Scorsese's 2004 Howard Hughes biopic, The Aviator, as Hughes' trusted business partner, Noah Dietrich. Reilly had to turn down the role of Champ Kind in the Will Ferrell film Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy in order to appear in The Aviator. Reilly quit his role in the film Manderlay in protest in 2005 when a donkey was killed on-camera for dramatic purposes, in a scene later deleted from the film.
Reilly has been praised for his diversity as an actor, drawing plaudits for his dramatic roles and for being a great comedic actor with notable roles in Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, Walk Hard, and Step Brothers.
He is also a singer, performing on two tracks of the 2006 compilation Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs, and Chanteys: “Fathom the Bowl” and “My Son John”.
He also performed his own vocals in Walk Hard, and went on tour in the US, performing as Dewey Cox in the Cox Across America 2007 Tour.
Most recently he has appeared in Adult Swim's Tom Goes to the Mayor and Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!. In May 2008 he appeared as part of T&E's Awesome Tour 2008 at the Echoplex in Los Angeles.
He provided the voice of himself in the The Simpsons episode “Any Given Sundance”.