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Bill O'Reilly

Mostly Credited As: Bill O'Reilly
Birth Name: William James O'Reilly Jr.
Date Of Birth: September 10, 1949 (Age 65)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: New York City, New York
Height: 6' 4" (1.93 m)

Bill O'Reilly

William James O'Reilly, Jr. was born on September 10, 1949 to William and Angela O'Reilly. When O'Reilly was a toddler, his family moved to Westbury, New York. In 1967 O'Reilly graduated from Chaminade High School, then went to Marist College. He played as quarterback, place keeper and punter. He also played semi-professional baseball for the Brooklyn Monarchs. In 1971 O'Reilly received his Bachelor of Arts.

O'Reilly taught English and History at a Jesuit high school for two years before going to Boston where he would earn a Masters in Broadcast Journalism. He worked for ABC News for three years as a correspondent on ABC World News Tonight. While he was there, he earned two National Headliner Awards. He then went to work at Inside Edition from 1989-1995.

In 1995 O'Reilly married Maureen McPhilmy, they have two children, Madeline and Spencer.

He left Inside Edition and enrolled at John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, where he earned a Master's Degree in Public Administration. After leaving Harvard, he was hired by Roger Ailes to anchor The O'Reilly Report, which would later become The O'Reilly Factor.

TV Appearances

Main cast 
The Pulse (US) (2002)As: Himself
The O'Reilly Factor (1996)As: Himself (Host)
Inside Edition (1989)As: Himself (Anchor 1989-1995)
Episode Cast Credits 

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014) 
  Bill O'Reilly, Snoop Dogg 02x77: (May/14/2015) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Bill O'Reilly, Lorde 01x170: (Nov/25/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Bill O'Reilly, Anthony Mackie, Sky Ferreira 01x35: (Apr/04/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003) 
  Bill O'Reilly, Kelly Osbourne, Morris Day and the Time with Haim 13x20: (Feb/09/2015) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Bill O'Reilly, Kit Harington, Phantogram 12x91: (Feb/18/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Late Night with Seth Meyers (2014) 
  Bill O'Reilly, Krysten Ritter, Jungle 01x142: (Dec/17/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart (1996) 
  Bill O'Reilly 20x11: (Oct/15/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Bill O'Reilly 19x01: (Sep/30/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Bill O'Reilly 18x107: (May/22/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Bill O'Reilly 18x04: (Oct/04/2012) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Insider (2004) 
  Bill O'Reilly, 'The Walking Dead' Preview 11x17: (Oct/03/2014) As Himself 

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Bill O'Reilly, Cristin Milioti 21x197: (Oct/01/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Bill O'Reilly, Greta Gerwig, Quadron 20x149: (Jun/17/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Piedmont Bird Callers, Bill O'Reilly, Pitbull 19x144: (May/23/2012) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Bill O'Reilly, Martina McBride 19x26: (Oct/13/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Live with Kelly & Michael (1983) 
  Kerry Washington, Bill O'Reilly 33x17: (Sep/23/2014) As Himself 
  Season 19, Episode 343 27x38: (Oct/22/2008) As Himself 
  Season 19, Episode 338 27x33: (Oct/15/2008) As Himself 
  Ethan Hawke; Bill O'Reilly 26x41: (Oct/29/2007) As Himself 

CBS This Morning (1987) 
  Season 15, Episode 190 15x190: (Sep/23/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The View (1997) 
  Bill O'Reilly, Christina Perri, guest co-host Sage Steele 17x142: (Apr/16/2014) As Himself 
  Bill O'Reilly, Matt Long, Lorraine Bruce, "Dancing with the Stars" castoffs Bill Nye & Tyne Stecklein, guest co-host Jason Biggs 17x17: (Oct/01/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Season 16, Episode 159 16x159: (May/08/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Season 16, Episode 87 16x87: (Jan/18/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) 
  Bill O'Reilly, Abigail Breslin, the Mavericks 21x53: (Mar/01/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Bill O'Reilly, Krysten Ritter, Paloma Faith 20x199: (Dec/06/2012) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Bill O'Reilly, Rob Riggle, Rumer 20x30: (Feb/21/2012) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Bill O'Reilly, Jackie Evancho 19x206: (Dec/09/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Katie (2012) (2012) 
  Michael J. Fox | Bill O'Reilly | George Stephanopoulos 01x43: (Nov/07/2012) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Bill O'Reilly 01x28: (Oct/17/2012) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Rizzoli & Isles (2010) 
  Can I Get a Witness? 02x11: (Nov/28/2011) As Himself 

The Joy Behar Show (2009) 
  Kathy Griffin 01x179: (Jun/17/2010) As Himself (Footage from the O'Reilly Factor) 

The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet (2007) 
  Bill O'Reilly; Dana Delany; Tim Gunn; the week's biggest news stories; Sanyika Calloway Boyce; getting out of debt 03x51: (Nov/10/2008) As Himself 

The Colbert Report (2005) 
  Bill O'Reilly 03x08: (Jan/18/2007) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Oprah (1986) 
  Oprah's Town Hall with Bill O'Reilly 21x30: (Oct/27/2006) As Himself 

Web Junk 20 (2006) 
  Episode 1 01x01: (Jan/06/2006) As Himself 

Judging Amy (1999) 
  Sex, Lies and Expedia.com 05x23: (May/18/2004) As Himself 

MADtv (1995) 
  Episode #917 09x17: (Feb/28/2004) As Himself 

Real Time With Bill Maher (2003) 
  Episode 26 02x06: (Feb/20/2004) As Himself 

Last Call with Carson Daly (2002) 
  Bill O'Reilly, Stephen Lynch, Leona Naess 03x09: (Feb/03/2004) As Himself 
  Bill O'Reilly, Angie Stone 01x47: (Apr/18/2002) As Himself 

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) 
  Natalie Portman, Bill O'Reilly, Patty Loveless 11x51: (Dec/19/2003) As Himself 

JAG (1995) 
  Friendly Fire 08x15: (Feb/11/2003) As Himself 

First Monday (2002) 
  Unprotected Speech 01x10: (Apr/12/2002) As Himself, [Featuring]
Crew Credits

Show Crew

The O'Reilly Factor (1996)• Executive Producer
Killing Kennedy (2013)• Book Author

Episode Crew


Started the "Boycott France" campaign when the Iraq war began

Favorite charities include Habitat for Humanity NYC, The Haitian Health Foundation, The Best Friends Foundation, among others

Is married to Maureen McPhilmy and has two children

Has written 5 books (Those Who Trespass, The O'Reilly Factor, The No Spin Zone, Who's Looking Out For You? and The O'Reilly Factor for Kids).

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