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John C. McGinley
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John C. McGinley

John C. McGinley has performed in five previous Oliver Stone films: Platoon, Wall Street, Talk Radio, Born on the Fourth of July and Nixon. He most recently wrapped production on a starring role in the feature A Leonard Cohen Afterworld and, earlier this year, appeared for director Mike Judge in Office Space and in Warner Bros.' Three to Tango. He also executive produced and acted opposite John Cusack in HBO Pictures' recent Western, The Jack Bull, directed by John Badham. He previously appeared in HBO's The Pentagon Wars.

McGinley received rave reviews for his starring role in Dean Koontz's suspense drama, Intensity, a four-hour original film for Fox TV that was the network's highest-rated miniseries ever. In his second collaboration with Koontz and Fox, he is currently filming a starring role in the four-hour miniseries Sole Survivor.

His more than 50 feature film credits have included Nothing to Lose, The Rock, Seven, Mother, Set It Off, Wagons East, Surviving the Game, On Deadly Ground, Point Break, Highlander II: The Quickening, A Midnight Clear and Fat Man and Little Boy.

McGinley's independent feature credits include johns, Kiefer Sutherland's Truth or Consequences, N.M., Colin Fitz, a film McGinley co-produced which premiered in competition at the 1997 Sundance Film Festival, and Flypaper. McGinley first worked both sides of the camera, serving double duty as actor and producer for the romantic comedy Watch It!

McGinley's theatrical credits include roles on Broadway in Requiem for a Heavyweight and Off Broadway in The Ballad of Soapy Smith at Joseph Papp's Public Theatre. McGinley is partnered with fellow actor Willem Dafoe in Match, one of New York Soho's most popular bistros.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2000.

John C. McGinley Facts

BirthdayAugust 3, 1959 (62)
BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA
Height6' 2" (1m88)  How tall is John C. McGinley compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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