Jon Polito

Jon Polito

  • Highest Rated: 100% Death of a Salesman (1985)
  • Lowest Rated: 0% Super Capers (2009)
  • Birthday: Dec 29, 1950
  • Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Typically cast as a criminal or a cop, beefy, bald, American character actor Jon Polito has appeared on stage, television, and in feature films, notably the Coen brothers' Miller's Crossing (1990) and Barton Fink (1991). Polito can be recognized for his pencil-thin moustache. He launched his career on Broadway in 1977. In 1981, Polito debuted in the feature film The Killing Hour and then portrayed mobster Tommy Lucchese on the television series The Gangster Chronicles.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

80% The Maestro Actor 2019
72% Big Eyes Enrico Banducci $8.1M 2014
13% Locker 13 Don Dillon 2014
No Score Yet From The Head Actor 2013
32% Gangster Squad Dragna $46M 2013
12% Atlas Shrugged: Part I Orren Boyle $4.6M 2011
No Score Yet The Last Godfather Don Bonafante $0.2M 2011
29% Burning Palms Ned 2011
88% Batman: Year One Commissioner Loeb 2011
No Score Yet DC Showcase: The Spectre Actor 2010
No Score Yet Venus & Vegas Frank 2010
No Score Yet Citizen Jane Det. Frank Romer 2009
70% Bart Got a Room Bob 2009
0% Super Capers Captain Sludge 2009
No Score Yet Rock Monster Actor 2008
No Score Yet The Marconi Bros. (The Wedding Bros.) Mo Brown 2008
80% American Gangster Rossi $130.2M 2007
No Score Yet Big Nothing Agent Hymes 2007
No Score Yet Cougar Club Mr. Archibald 2007
4% Happily N'ever After Head Wolf $151.9M 2006
73% Flags of Our Fathers Borough President $33.7M 2006
57% Lies & Alibis Jimmy the Photographer 2006
No Score Yet Grilled Leon Waterman 2006
No Score Yet Stiffs Actor 2006
13% The Honeymooners Kirby $12.9M 2005
No Score Yet The Cutting Room Sandy 2005
No Score Yet Gone But Not Forgotten Sam Oberhurst 2005
No Score Yet Family Plan Gold 2005
62% The Last Shot Wally Kamin $0.4M 2004
No Score Yet Charlie the Ox Actor 2004
39% The Singing Detective Second Hood $0.3M 2003
0% 29 Palms The Security Guard 2003
No Score Yet The Box Michael Dickerson 2003
14% View from the Top Roy Roby $15.6M 2003
No Score Yet Women vs. Men Desk Sergeant 2002
No Score Yet Black Mask 2: City of Masks Mr. King 2001
81% The Man Who Wasn't There Creighton Toliver $7.5M 2001
8% Mimic 2 Morrie 2001
No Score Yet The Shrink Is In Judge Bob 2001
57% Boys Life 3 Paparazzi 2000
44% The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle Schoentell $0.5M 2000
86% Homicide: The Movie Steve Croscetti 2000
67% Stuart Little Detective Sherman 1999
No Score Yet Angel's Dance Uncle Vinnie Lobutto 1999
17% Russell Mulcahy's Tale of the Mummy Parsons 1999
No Score Yet Road Kill Jelly 1999
No Score Yet The Apartment Complex Dr. Caligari 1999
50% With Friends Like These Rudy Ptak 1998
No Score Yet Nowhere Land Frank 1998
83% The Big Lebowski Private Snoop 1998
No Score Yet The Defenders Choice Of Evils Orsini 1998
0% Robin Cook's 'Invasion' Det. Walt Kemper 1997
53% Homeward Bound II - Lost in San Francisco Ashcan 1996
No Score Yet Just Your Luck Nick 1996
27% Fluke Boss 1995
11% Bushwhacked Palmer 1995
13% Blankman Minelli 1994
No Score Yet Girls in Prison Boss Johnson 1994
56% The Hudsucker Proxy Mr. Bumstead 1994
81% The Crow Gideon 1994
No Score Yet Fun in Girls' Shorts Actor 1994
90% Barton Fink Lou 1991
63% The Rocketeer Bigelow 1991
No Score Yet Delusion Actor 1991
91% Miller's Crossing Johnny Caspar 1990
93% The Freshman Chuck Greenwald 1990
No Score Yet Leather Jackets Fat Jack 1990
No Score Yet Homeboy Moe Fingers 1988
No Score Yet Alone in the Neon Jungle Brad Stakowski 1988
No Score Yet Critical Condition Kline 1987
No Score Yet Dream Lover Doctor James 1986
69% Highlander Detective Walter Bedsoe 1986
No Score Yet Fire with Fire Boss 1986
No Score Yet A Deadly Business Vitola 1986
41% Remo Williams - The Adventure Begins Zack 1985
100% Death of a Salesman Howard 1985
53% Compromising Positions Cop 1985
29% C.H.U.D. (Chud) Newscaster 1984

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

86% Modern Family
2009
Earl Chambers
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
80% Castle
2009-2016
Harold Metzger
  • 2014
No Score Yet Mike & Molly
2010-2016
Frankie
  • 2012
96% It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
2005
Gino
  • 2011
No Score Yet The Mentalist
2008-2015
Duesterberg
  • 2010
63% Two and a Half Men
2003-2015
Mr. Sharipa
  • 2008
66% Desperate Housewives
2004-2012
Charles Skouras The Siesta King
  • 2006
  • 2005
No Score Yet Ghost Whisperer
2005-2010
Joe Grimaldi
  • 2005
44% Threshold
2005
Nicky Frost
  • 2005
No Score Yet Without a Trace
2002-2009
James `The Tooth' Fusco
  • 2005
82% Gilmore Girls
2000-2016
Pete
  • 2004
No Score Yet My Wife and Kids
2001-2005
Minister
  • 2004
84% Scrubs
2001-2010
Mr. Summers
  • 2004
No Score Yet The Jury
2004
Johnny Pappas
  • 2004
67% The Lyon's Den
2003
Carpeggi
  • 2003
No Score Yet Crossing Jordan
2001-2007
Dick
  • 2003
  • 2002
No Score Yet Becker
1998-2004
Leonard Nagle
  • 2002
No Score Yet The Drew Carey Show
1995-2004
Voice Mr. Stansfield Stansfield
  • 2002
  • 2001
50% Gideon's Crossing
2000-2001
Lou Peda
  • 2000
40% The Invisible Man (2000)
2000-2002
  • 2000
No Score Yet The Pretender
1996-2000
Constantin Falzone
  • 2000
No Score Yet New York Undercover
1994-1998
Rinaldi
  • 1998
88% Seinfeld
1989-1998
Silvio
  • 1998
No Score Yet Veronica's Closet
1997-2000
Mr. Lehman
  • 1998
  • 1997
91% Homicide: Life on the Street
1993-1999
Det. Steve Crosetti
  • 1998
  • 1994
  • 1993
No Score Yet Early Edition
1996-2000
Louie Defazio
  • 1997
76% Roseanne
1988-2018
Mr. Russo
  • 1996
No Score Yet Mad About You
1992-1999
Ralphy
  • 1995
84% NYPD Blue
1993-2005
Paul Biaggi
  • 1995
No Score Yet Viper
1994-1999
Councilman Strand
  • 1994
No Score Yet Murder, She Wrote
1984-1996
Lt. DiMartini
  • 1994
  • 1992
No Score Yet The Untouchables
1993-1994
Palumbo
  • 1993
No Score Yet Empty Nest
1988-1995
Slocum
  • 1991
No Score Yet The Equalizer
1985-1989
Carmack Gianni Phyfer
  • 1989
  • 1987
  • 1986
No Score Yet Hearts Are Wild
1992
Pepe

QUOTES FROM Jon Polito CHARACTERS

Gideon
And you can choke on them you son of a bitch!
Private Snoop
you see what happens lebowski?
Private Snoop
You see what happens Lebowski?
The Dude
nobody calls me lebowski, you got the wrong guy, I'm the the dude, man.
The Dude
Nobody calls me :ebowski, you got the wrong guy, I'm the Dude, man.
Private Snoop
you're name's Lebowski, lebowski. you're wife is bunny.
Private Snoop
Your name's Lebowski, Lebowski. Your wife is Bunny.
The Dude
My wife? Bunny? Do you see a wedding ring on my finger? does this place look like I'm fuckin married? The toilet seat's up man!
The Dude
My wife? Bunny? Do you see a wedding ring on my finger? Does this place look like I'm fuckin married? The toilet seat's up man!
Private Snoop
I'm a brother shamus!
The Dude
Brother Seamus? Like an Irish monk?
Gideon
Go sleep it off somewhere else, dusthead! Unless you want to get mutilated.