McGinley, John C. 1959– (John McGinley)

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McGINLEY, John C. 1959
(John McGinley)


Born August 3, 1959, in New York, NY; son of Gerald (a stockbroker) and Patricia (a schoolteacher) McGinley; married Lauren Lambert (a law student), c. 1996 (divorced, 1998); children: Max. Education: Syracuse University, undergraduate degree; New York University, M.F.A., 1984. Avocational Interests: Fundraising for National Down's Syndrome Association.

Addresses: Agent Innovative Artists, 1505 10th St., Santa Monica, CA 90401; William Morris Agency, 151 El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Publicist Nancy Iannios PR, 8271 Melrose Ave., Suite 102, Los Angeles, CA 90046.

Career: Actor, producer, and writer. Match (a restaurant), New York City, coowner (with Willem Dafoe).

Awards, Honors: TCA Award nomination, individual achievement in comedy, Television Critics Association, 2002, Golden Satellite Award nomination, best performance by an actor in a series, comedy or musical, 2003, both for Scrubs.


Film Appearances:

Floyd, Sweet Liberty, Universal, 1986.

Sergeant Red O'Neill, Platoon, Orion, 1986.

Marvin, Wall Street, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1987.

Stu, Barry's disc jockey, Talk Radio, Universal, 1988.

Sean Phillips, Shakedown (also known as Blue Jean Cop ), Universal, 1988.

Dr. Farmer, Lost Angels (also known as The Road Home ), Orion, 1989.

Captain Richard Schoenfield, M.D., Fat Man and Little Boy (also known as Shadowmakers ), Paramount, 1989.

(As John McGinley) First officialDemocratic Convention, Born on the Fourth of July, Universal, 1989.

Ogden, Prisoners of Inertia, 1989.

Buddy Johnson, Suffering Bastards (also known as Liars Club ), American International Pictures Home Video, 1989.

FBI Agent Ben Harp, Point Break, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1991.

David Blake, Highlander II: The Quickening (also known as Highlander II, Highlander II: The Renegade Version, and HighlanderLe retour ), Inter-Star Releasing, 1991.

Major Griffin, A Midnight Clear, InterStar Releasing, 1992.

Stu Slovack, Little Noises, Prism Entertainment, 1992.

Dr. Rudy Bobrick, Article 99, Orion, 1992.

Rick, Watch It, Skouras, 1993.

Mickey O'Malley, Hear No Evil (also known as Danger Sign ), Twentieth CenturyFox, 1993.

Officer Francis Muldoon, Car 54, Where Are You?, Orion, 1994.

Mr. Fogel, Mother's Boys, Dimension Pictures, 1994.

MacGruder, On Deadly Ground (also known as Spirit Warrior and Rainbow Warrior ), Warner Bros., 1994.

Julian Rogers, Wagons East!, TriStar, 1994.

Griffin, Surviving the Game, New Line Cinema, 1994.

Max Carr, Born to Be Wild (also known as Katie ), Warner Bros., 1995.

California, Seven (also known as Se7en ), New Line Cinema, 1995.

Earl in training film, Nixon, Buena Vista, 1995.

Officer Mac, Girl 6, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1995.

Marine Captain Hendrix, The Rock, Buena Vista, 1996.

Psalms from the Underground (short film), Humble Journey Films, 1996.

Carl (friend in bar), Mother, Paramount, 1996.

Jackson Elliot, Hollywood Boulevard, Alpine Releasing, 1996.

Groundskeeper, Colin Fitz, River One Films, 1996.

Detective Strode, Set It Off, New Line Cinema, 1996.

Danny Cohen, johns, First Look Pictures, 1996.

Joe, Flypaper, Citadel Entertainment, 1997.

Eddie Grillo, Truth or Consequences, N.M., Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1997.

Davis "Rig" Lanlow, Nothing to Lose, Buena Vista, 1997.

Bob Slydell, Office Space (also known as Cubiculos de la oficina ), Twentieth CenturyFox, 1999.

Strauss, Three to Tango, Warner Bros., 1999.

Garris, A.W.O.L., Bipolar Pictures, 1999.

Jack Rose, Any Given Sunday, Warner Bros., 1999.

Con McCarty, Get Carter, Warner Bros., 2000.

Sergeant Sisk, The Animal, Columbia, 2001.

(Uncredited) Hugh Alexander, Summer Catch, Warner Bros., 2001.

Himself/Sergeant O'Neil, Tour of the Inferno, MGM/UA Home Entertainment, 2001.

Johnny the Fox, Highway, New Line Cinema, 2001.

Parker, Crazy as Hell, Artistic License, 2002.

Detective Charles, Stealing Harvard, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2002.

George York, Identity, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2003.

Also appeared in Fathers and Sons.

Film Work:

(With others) Supervising producer, Suffering Bastards (also known as Liars Club ), American International Pictures Home Video, 1989.

(With others) Producer, Watch It, Skouras, 1993.

Producer, Colin Fitz, River One Films, 1996.

Producer, Sex and the Other Man (also known as Captive ), APix Entertainment, 1996.

Television Appearances; Series:

Ned, Another World (also known as Another World: Bay City ), 19851986.

Dr. Perry Cox, Scrubs, NBC, 2001.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Jim Vosburgh, Cruel Doubt, NBC, 1992.

Edgler Foreman Vess, Intensity (also known as Dean Koontz's Intensity ), Fox, 1997.

Victor Yates, Sole Survivor (also known as Dean Koontz's Sole Survivor ), Fox, 2000.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Turner, Clinton and Nadine (also known as Blood Money, Blood Money: The Story of Clinton and Nadine, and Night Hunt ), HBO, 1988.

Frank Wills, The Last Outlaw, HBO, 1993.

Detective Sergeant Harry McBride, The Return of Hunter: Everyone Walks in L.A. (also known as The Return of Hunter ), NBC, 1995.

Colonel J. D. Bock, The Pentagon Wars, HBO, 1998.

Agent Vincent Naples FBI, Target Earth, ABC, 1998.

Woody, The Jack Bull, HBO, 1999.

Himself, It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie, NBC, 2002.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Himself, Full Contact: The Making of "Any Given Sunday " (documentary), 1999.

Host, Scrubs: The Outtake Show, NBC, 2003.

NBC's Funniest OutTakes #2, NBC, 2003.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Jim McCarty, Long Island Fever, ABC, 1995.

Learning Curve, The WB, 2000.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

(As John McGinley) "Things That Go Bump in the Night," Leg Work, 1987.

K. C., "The Big Fight," Spenser: For Hire, ABC, 1988.

Danny Kriezel, "Seat of Power," Frasier, NBC, 1994.

Himself, "Celebrity Challenge," American Gladiators, 1994.

Leonard Goode, "Part IV," The Practice, ABC, 1997.

Attorney Leonard Goode, "Trial and Error," The Practice, ABC, 1997.

Eye doctor, "Four Eyes," The Nightmare Room, 2001.

Guest, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, 2002.

Creepy trucker, "Sleep of Faith: La Rue D'Awakening," Clone High (also known as Clone High, USA ), MTV, 2003.

Himself, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, CBS, 2003.

Voice of Richard Damien, "Sword of Shikata," Spider Man (animated), MTV, 2003.

"The Fearless Ferret," Kim Possible, 2003.

Also appeared as voice of OneArmed Ronnie and Ranger, King of the Hill (animated), Fox.

Television Work; Movies:

Executive producer, The Jack Bull, HBO, 1999.

Stage Appearances:

Understudy, Danny and the Deep Blue Sea, offBroadway production, 1984.

J. D. Stewart, The Ballad of Soapy Smith, Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater, New York City, 1984.

Photographer, Packy the counterman, Morrell, and The Kid, Requiem for a Heavyweight, Martin Beck Theatre, New York City, 1985.

Stu Noonan, Talk Radio, Public Theatre, New York City, 1987.

Joe, Florida Crackers, Circle Repertory Theatre, New York City, 1989.

Breast Men, OneAct Festival, Los Angeles, 1995.

Also appeared in Jesse and the Games; Love As We Know It.



(With others) Suffering Bastards (also known as Liars Club ), American International Pictures Home Video, 1989.



Entertainment Weekly, October 19, 2001, p. 65.

Parade, February 17, 2002, p. 15.

People Weekly, February 18, 2002, p. 99.

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