Cyril O'Reilly

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Cyril O'Reilly (born June 8, 1958) is an American film and television actor, writer and producer.


O'Reilly was born in Los Angeles, California.[1] He has worked in Hollywood for nearly three decades, and is known for his role as a reluctant vampire in Dance of the Damned, and for his role as Tim in Porky's and Porky's II: The Next Day.

He co-starred in the 1981 television movie Splendor in the Grass with Melissa Gilbert. In 2007, twenty-six years later, the two re-united in the television movie Sacrifices of the Heart. His other film work has included roles in Airplane!, The Cool Surface and Navy SEALs. He has appeared in a variety of television programs, including ER; Star Trek: Deep Space Nine; The X-Files; Beverly Hills, 90210; St. Elsewhere; Murder, She Wrote, and M*A*S*H.

Selected film appearances[edit]

  • Bill, Airplane!, Paramount, 1980
  • Paul, Lori's boyfriend, Bloody Birthday (also known as Creepers), Rearguard, 1981
  • Tim, Porky's (also known as Chez Porky), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1981
  • Tim, Porky's II: The Next Day, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1983
  • Zuma, Purple Hearts, 1984
  • Jeff, Means and Ends, 1985
  • The vampire, Dance of the Damned, Concorde, 1988
  • Rexer, Navy Seals, Orion, 1990
  • Coach Ryder, Across the Tracks, Desert Productions, 1991
  • Decker, Philadelphia Experiment II, Trimark Pictures, 1993
  • Gary/Eric, The Cool Surface, 1994
  • Deacon, Excessive Force II: Force on Force, 1995
  • Tubbs, Bloodfist VII (also known as Manhunt), 1995
  • Dolan, Carnosaur 3: Primal Species (also known as Primal Species), New Horizons, 1996
  • Dude, Midnight Blue, Motion Picture Corp. of America, 1996
  • Sam Conway, Eruption! (also known as Volcano Run), Concorde, 1997
  • Vince, Black Dog, Universal, 1998
  • Tony Angeleno, The Protector, New Horizons, 1999
  • Cop, Forever Fabulous, 2000
  • Scott, Stages, 2002


Television appearances[edit]


  • Pat Scully, On Wings of Eagles, NBC, 1986


  • Bud Stamper, Splendor in the Grass, NBC, 1981
  • Willie, An Uncommon Love, CBS, 1983
  • Frankie Bell, Carly's Web, NBC, 1987
  • Weldon Taylor, Baja Oklahoma, HBO, 1988
  • Russ Gifford, Matlock: The Witness Killings, 1991
  • Ralph Kingsley, A Place to Be Loved (also known as Shattered Family), CBS, 1993
  • Don Holroyd, The Unspeakable (also known as Criminal Pursuit, Roger Corman Presents The Unspeakable, and Shadow of a Scream), *Showtime, 1996
  • Carlo Shain, The Cottonwood, Showtime, 1996
  • T.N.T., HBO, 1998


  • Skag, NBC, 1980
  • Danny McMahon, Inspector Perez, NBC, 1983


  • Ronnie Shires, "Catnip," Darkroom, ABC, 1981
  • Nick Gillis, "A Holy Mess," M*A*S*H, CBS, 1982
  • Klaus, "Schwarzald," St. Elsewhere, NBC, 1987
  • "Diminished Capacity," Houston Knights, CBS, 1987
  • Bobby, "The Boy Who Cried Werewolf," Werewolf, 1987
  • John Dowd, "Snow White, Blood Red," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1988
  • "A Death in the Family," Hardball, NBC, 1990
  • Michael Saccio, "Deadly Encounters: Parts 1 & 2," Hunter, NBC,1990
  • Frank Padilla, "The Game Is Chicken," Beverly Hills, 90210, Fox, 1993
  • Patrick Griffith, "A Killing in Cork," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1993
  • Terry Ross, "Sergeant Kelly," The Commish, ABC, 1994
  • Terry Ross, "The Iceman Cometh," The Commish, ABC, 1994
  • Leo Stone, "An Egg to Die For," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1994
  • Lucas Burke, "The Ballad of Lucas Burke," The Marshal, ABC, 1995
  • Ned Cochran, "Paradise Lost," Renegade, USA Network and syndicated, 1996
  • Frank Bodine, "The Brotherhood," Walker, Texas Ranger, CBS, 1996
  • Luke Riker, "Cold Storage," Viper, syndicated, 1997
  • E. Harold Bridges, "Face to Face," Night Man, The Disney Channel and syndicated, 1997
  • "Halloween," Mike Hammer, Private Eye, syndicated, 1997
  • Nahsk, "Who Mourns for Morn?," Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, syndicated, 1998
  • E. Haskell Bridges, "Bad to the Bone," Night Man, The Disney Channel and syndicated, 1998
  • Dutch Wilson, "Breaking Bread," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 1998
  • Clint Darrow, "Burnt Offerings," Profiler, NBC, 1999
  • Prisoner Mike Kinney, "A River in Egypt," ER, NBC, 2002
  • Ed Kelso, "Hellbound," The X-Files, Fox, 2002
  • Also appeared in Amazing Grace and Marker.

Stage appearances[edit]

  • Tony McGuire, The Dead Boy, Laurelgrove Theatre, Studio City, CA, 2001


  1. ^ "Cyril O'Reilly profile". 1958-06-08. Retrieved 2016-04-21. 
  2. ^ "Facebook". Facebook. Retrieved 2016-04-21. 
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on December 15, 2014. Retrieved December 11, 2014. 

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