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John C. Reilly's 'Talladega Nights'

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John C. Reilly's 'Talladega Nights'

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John C. Reilly's 'Talladega Nights'

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John C. Reilly is a past Oscar nominee, but he's just out for laughs with Will Ferrell. Columbia Pictures hide caption

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John C. Reilly is a past Oscar nominee, but he's just out for laughs with Will Ferrell.

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Actor John C. Reilly is probably best known for his association with filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson, who cast Reilly in the films such as Hard 8, Boogie Nights and Magnolia. He also earned an Oscar nomination for his performance in Chicago. Reilly steps into a comedic role along Will Ferrell as a NASCAR driver in Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby.