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Jon Polito

Highest Rated:   100% Homicide: The Movie (2000)
Lowest Rated:   0% Super Capers (2009)
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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 YEAR
72% Big Eyes
  • Enrico Banducci
2014
13% Locker 13
  • Don Dillon
2014
No Score Yet From The Head
  • Actor
2013
31% Gangster Squad
  • Dragna
2013
10% Atlas Shrugged: Part I
  • Orren Boyle
2011
No Score Yet The Last Godfather
  • Don Bonafante
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
2007
No Score Yet Big Nothing
  • Agent Hymes
2007
No Score Yet Cougar Club
  • Mr. Archibald
2007
4% Happily N'ever After
  • Head Wolf
2006
73% Flags of Our Fathers
  • Borough President
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
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
61% The Last Shot
  • Wally Kamin
2004
No Score Yet Charlie the Ox
  • Actor
2004
39% The Singing Detective
  • Second Hood
2003
0% 29 Palms
  • The Security Guard
2003
No Score Yet The Box
  • Michael Dickerson
2003
14% View from the Top
  • Roy Roby
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
2001
8% Mimic 2
  • Morrie
2001
No Score Yet The Shrink Is In
  • Judge Bob
2001
57% Boys Life 3
  • Paparazzi
2000
43% The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle
  • Schoentell
2000
100% Homicide: The Movie
  • Steve Croscetti
2000
66% 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
81% 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
57% The Hudsucker Proxy
  • Mr. Bumstead
1994
82% The Crow
  • Gideon
1994
No Score Yet Fun in Girls' Shorts
  • Actor
1994
91% Barton Fink
  • Lou
1991
62% 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
70% Highlander
  • Detective Walter Bedsoe
1986
No Score Yet Fire with Fire
  • Boss
1986
No Score Yet A Deadly Business
  • Vitola
1986
38% Remo Williams - The Adventure Begins
  • Zack
1985
100% Death of a Salesman
  • Howard
1985
53% Compromising Positions
  • Cop
1985
23% C.H.U.D. (Chud)
  • Newscaster
1984

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet The Mentalist
2008-2015
  • Duesterberg
No Score Yet Two and a Half Men
2003-2015
  • Mr. Sharipa
No Score Yet Gilmore Girls
2000-2016
  • Pete
No Score Yet Without a Trace
2002-2009
  • James `The Tooth' Fusco
98% It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
2005
  • Gino
85% Modern Family
2009
  • Earl Chambers
No Score Yet Mike & Molly
2010-2016
  • Frankie
72% Castle
2009-2016
  • Harold Metzger
No Score Yet Desperate Housewives
2004-2012
  • Charles Skouras The Siesta King
No Score Yet Scrubs
2001-2010
  • Mr. Summers
No Score Yet The Pretender
1996-2000
  • Constantin Falzone
No Score Yet Ghost Whisperer
2005-2010
  • Joe Grimaldi
No Score Yet Seinfeld
1989-1998
  • Silvio

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