Marquette Park's Johnny from the Block

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Did you know John C. Reilly, actor/comedian/faux rock star back in the day — when he was just John from Marquette Park?

Well, JCR returned to Chicago for a concert at the Cubbie Bear in Wrigleyville promoting his new movie, Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story, and our intrepid pop culture writer Mike Thomas was there.

If you have a John C. Reilly story from his Marquette Park days, share it with us here.

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I've seen JCR at numerous White Sox games, so he's alright in my book.

What's up with his Southern accent? No way people from Marquette Park talk like they're from Tennessee.

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Mark Konkol

Mark Konkol covers city neighborhoods for the Chicago Sun-Times. You can e-mail him or call (312) 321-2146.

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