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John C. McGinley

Quick facts

Full nameJohn Christopher McGinley
BirthdayAugust 3, 1959
Age62 years old
Sun signLeo
Place of birthGreenwich Village, New York
EducationMillburn High School
Syracuse University
New York University Tisch School of the Arts

Career

Film:

YearTitleRole
1986Sweet LibertyFloyd
1986PlatoonSergeant O’Neill
1987Wall StreetMarvin
1988Talk RadioStu
1988ShakedownSean Phillips
1989Lost AngelsDr. Farmer
1989Born on the Fourth of JulyOfficial #1 – Democratic Convention, Pushing Wheelchair
1989Fat Man and Little BoyCapt. Richard Schoenfield, MD
1989Suffering BastardsBuddy Johnson
1991Point BreakFBI Agent Ben Harp
1991Highlander II: The QuickeningDavid Blake
1992Article 99Dr. Rudy Bobrick
1992Cruel DoubtAttorney Jim Vos Burgh
1992A Midnight ClearMajor Griffin
1993Hear No EvilMickey O’Malley
1993Watch ItRick
1994On Deadly GroundMacGruder
1994Surviving the GameJohn Griffin
1994Car 54, Where Are You?Officer Francis Muldoon
1994Wagons EastJulian Rogers
1995Born to Be WildMax Carr
1995SevenCalifornia (SWAT leader)
1995NixonEarl in Training Film
1996The RockMarine Captain Hendrix
1996Set It OffDetective Strode
1996MotherCarl
1997FlypaperJoe
1997Colin Fitz Lives!Colin Fitz
1997IntensityEdgler Foreman Vess
1997Truth or Consequences, N.M.Eddie Grillo
1997Nothing to LoseDavis ‘Rig’ Lanlow
1998Target EarthAgent Vincent Naples
1999Office SpaceBob Slydell
1999Any Given SundayJack Rose
1999Three to TangoStrauss
1999The Jack BullWoody
2000Get CarterCon McCarty
2001Summer CatchHugh Alexander
2001The AnimalSgt. Sisk
2002Stealing HarvardDetective Charles
2002HighwayJohnny the Fox
2002Crazy as HellParker
2002It’s a Very Merry Muppet Christmas MovieHimself
2003IdentityGeorge York
2005Alien PlanetNarrator
2006Puff, Puff, PassJerry Dupree
2006A.W.O.L.Garris
2006Two Tickets to ParadiseMark
2007Wild HogsGay Highway Patrolman
2007Are We Done Yet?Chuck Mitchell Jr.
2008American CrudeJim
2009Life’s a TripMark Hewson
2009Superman/Batman: Public EnemiesJohn Corben / Metallo (voice)
2012Alex CrossRichard Brookwell
2012Watercolor PostcardsMerlin
201342Red Barber
2014Kid CannabisJohn Grefard
2016Get a JobDiller
2016The Belko ExperimentWendell Dukes
2016The DrowningTeddy
2017Battle of the SexesHerb
2017The Good CatholicFather Ollie
2018BenchedDon

Television:

YearTitleRole
1985–1986Another WorldNed Barry
1988Spenser: For HireK.C.
1993The Last OutlawWills
1994FrasierDanny Kriezel
1997The PracticeAtty. Leonard Goode
1997IntensityEdgler Foreman Vess
1998The Pentagon WarsCol. J.D. Bock
2000Sole SurvivorVictor Yates
2001The Nightmare RoomDr. Young
2001–2010ScrubsDr. Perry Cox
2002Clone HighDoug Prepcourse (voice)
2003Kim PossibleRudolph “White Stripe” Farnsworth (voice)
2003Spider-Man: The New Animated SeriesRichard Damien (voice)
2003–2005Justice League UnlimitedThe Atom (voice)
2005Alien PlanetNarrator
2005American Dragon Jake LongDr. Diente
2006–2010The BoondocksThe White Shadow (voice)
2008Robot ChickenMahmoud Ahmadinejad/Double Dare Host (voice)
2008–2015WordGirlThe Whammer (voice)
2009Scrubs: InternsDr. Perry Cox
2011Dan Vs.Imposter Dan (voice)
2012Burn NoticeTom Card
2013–2015Ground FloorRemington Stewart Mansfield
2016–2018Stan Against EvilStanley Miller
2018–2019Chicago P.D.Brian Kelton
2019–2020DreamWorks Dragons: Rescue RidersGrumblegard

Awards and nominations:

YearAwardCategoryWorkResult
2002Television Critics Association AwardsIndividual Achievement in ComedyScrubsNominated
2002Online Film & Television Association AwardBest Actor in a New Comedy SeriesScrubsWon
2002Online Film & Television Association AwardBest Supporting Actor in a Comedy SeriesScrubsWon
2002Satellite AwardsBest Performance by an Actor in a Series, Comedy or MusicalScrubsNominated
2006Method FestFestival Director’s AwardTwo Tickets to ParadiseWon
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