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John C. McGinley: It Re-Wet My Appetite To Do Stuff Live

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For John C. McGinley, star of the new TBS comedy series, "Ground Floor," it all starts with the voice.  A notion he credits to two-time Academy Award winner, Daniel Day-Lewis.

"I heard Daniel Day-Lewis talking about this, with 'Lincoln.' He said the first thing he wanted to find was the president's voice, and I know what he meant.

"The studio came to me during the pilot and said, 'Do you need a voice doctor?" and I said, 'No! This is the guy you're going to get for, hopefully, 10 years.' And then they left me alone.

John joins Steve Edwards and Lisa Breckenridge on Good Day L.A.

Fun Facts about John C. McGinley: (Source: Wikipedia)

1) Apart from acting, McGinley is also an author and a spokesperson for the National Down Syndrome Society.

2) He studied acting at Syracuse University, and later at New York University's Graduate Acting Program at the Tisch School of the Arts, graduating in 1984.

3) McGinley had been cast in his first film role in Alan Alda's Sweet Liberty earlier in 1986. He received critical acclaim for his performance as a serial killer in Dean Koontz's suspense drama, Intensity (1997). It became Fox Television's highest-rated miniseries. He worked with Koontz and Fox once more in Sole Survivor (2000).

4) McGinley owns a stake in one of Billy Gilroy's New York SoHo bistros along with fellow actor Willem Dafoe.

‘Ground Floor' airs tonight at 10:00pm on TBS.

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