Jon Polito

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Jon Raymond Polito was an American character actor. In a film and television career spanning 35 years, he amassed over 220 credits. Notable television roles included Detective Steve Crosetti in the first two seasons of Homicide: Life on the Street and as Phil Bartoli on the first season of Crime Story. He also appeared in several films including The... read more

Jon Raymond Polito was an American character actor. In a film and television career spanning 35 years, he amassed over 220 credits. Notable television roles included Detective Steve Crosetti in the first two seasons of Homicide: Life on the Street and as Phil Bartoli on the first season of Crime Story. He also appeared in several films including The Rocketeer, The Crow and Gangster Squad, as well as his work with the Coen brothers. He appeared in five of their films, including Miller's Crossing, Barton Fink and The Big Lebowski. Polito also portrayed legendary "hungry i" nightclub impresario Enrico Banducci in a large supporting role in Tim Burton's 2014 film Big Eyes starring Amy Adams.

Birth Name

John Polito

Born

Friday, 29 December 1950

Died

Thursday, 01 September 2016

Actor Filmography

The Maestro Herbert Englehart 2018
Tangled: The Series Griffon of Pittsford (voice) 2017
The 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage) 2017
The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage) 2016
Big Eyes Enrico Banducci 2014
39 to Go Mathis 2014
Murder in the First Judge Greer, Judge Emerson Greer 2014
Locker 13 Don Dillan (segment "story #1") 2014
Gangster Squad Dragna 2013
Major Crimes Dino Kotero 2012
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

The Maestro Herbert Englehart 2018
Tangled: The Series Griffon of Pittsford (voice) 2017
The 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage) 2017
The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage) 2016
Big Eyes Enrico Banducci 2014
39 to Go Mathis 2014
Murder in the First Judge Greer, Judge Emerson Greer 2014
Locker 13 Don Dillan (segment "story #1") 2014
Gangster Squad Dragna 2013
Major Crimes Dino Kotero 2012
Robot and Monster Sir Cranklin 2012
Bunheads Sal Russano 2012
The Hollywood Fast Lane Himself - Interviewee 2012
Comedy Bang! Bang! Frank O'Brien 2012
Ultimate Spider-Man Hammerhead 2012
Batman: Year One Commissioner Loeb (voice) 2011
ThunderCats Conquedor 2011
From The Head Vinnie 2011
Franklin & Bash 'Lucky' Louie Gianelli 2011
Atlas Shrugged: Part I Orren Boyle 2011
Son Of Morning Mr. Bordasche 2011
The Last Godfather Don Bonfante 2010
Superman/Shazam!: The Return Of Black Adam Police Captain 2010
DC Showcase Original Shorts Collection Police Captain 2010
Venus & Vegas Frank 2010
Mike & Molly Frankie 2010
Ben 10: Ultimate Alien Mizaru 2010
Burning Palms Ned 2010
The Spectre Police Captain 2010
Funny or Die Presents... Eddy 2010
Stiffs John "The Prince" Monaco 2010
Modern Family Earl Chambers 2009
Glenn Martin DDS (voice), Vito Renzuli 2009
Super Capers: The Origins of Ed and the Missing Bullion Captain Sludge 2009
Castle Harold Metzger 2009
Citizen Jane Detective Romer 2009
Chocolate News Harvey Silverstein 2008
The Mentalist Bertram Duesterberg 2008
Do Not Disturb R.J. 2008
Raising the Bar Judge Dominick Ventimiglia 2008
Animated American Max Rabbit 2008
The Super Man Floyd 2008
Bart Got A Room Bob 2008
Rock Monster The Colonel 2008
The Marconi Bros. Lou Burns 2008
Chowder Funjl, Guy 2007
American Gangster Rossi 2007
El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera Don Bafi 2007
Cougar Club Mr. Archibald 2007
Big Nothing Agent Hymes 2006
Flags of Our Fathers Borough President 2006
Handy Manny Joe Bolotero 2006
Happily N'Ever After Wolf 1 (voice) (as John Polito) 2006
Grilled Leon Waterman 2006
Lies and Alibis Jimmy the Photographer 2006
Cutting Room Sandy 2006
Masters of Horror Montesquino 2005
Ghost Whisperer Joe Grimaldi 2005
Threshold Nicky Frost 2005
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Gino 2005
The Honeymooners Kirby 2005
The Buzz on Maggie New Aldrin, New Pupert 2005
Avatar: The Last Airbender Chief Arnook, Additional Voices 2005
Family Plan Gold 2005
American Dad! Freddy (voice) 2005
Medium Vincent Discala 2005
Gone But Not Forgotten Sam Oberhurst 2005
Short Order 2005
Desperate Housewives Charles Skouras 2004
The Last Shot Wally Kamin 2004
The Jury Johnny Pappas 2004
The Singing Detective Second Hood 2003
It's All Relative Leonard 2003
The Lyon's Den Mr. Carpeggi 2003
10-8: Officers on Duty Enzo Fontana 2003
Two and a Half Men Mr. Sharipa 2003
Las Vegas The Cleaner 2003
View from the Top Roy Roby 2003
Oliver Beene Mr. Rayfield 2003
Dragnet Richard Maughm 2003
The Box Michael Dickerson 2003
Black Mask 2: City Of Masks King 2002
Without a Trace Jimmy 'The Tooth' Fusco 2002
Push, Nevada Silas Bodnick 2002
Women Vs. Men Desk Sgt. 2002
29 Palms The Security Guard 2002
She Spies Edward Malloy 2002
Monk George Gionopolis 2002
The Man Who Wasn't There Creighton Tolliver 2001
Scrubs Mr. Summers 2001
Crossing Jordan Dick 2001
Mimic 2 Morrie Deaver 2001
The Chronicle Donald Stern 2001
The Tailor of Panama Ramon Rudd 2001
My Wife and Kids Minister 2001
The Chris Isaak Show Rhonda Parks 2001
The Shrink Is In Judge Bob 2001
Gilmore Girls 'Father' in Kirk's Film, Pete 2000
The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle Schoentell 2000
Gideon's Crossing Lou Peda 2000
The Invisible Man Eddie The Mammoth 2000
Nowhere Land Frank 2000
Homicide: The Movie Steve Crosetti 2000
After Sex Naldo (as John Polito) 2000
The Tangerine Bear: Home in Time for Christmas! Virgil (voice) 2000
Stuart Little Detective Sherman 1999
The Apartment Complex Dr. Caligari 1999
Popular Caesar Croutons 1999
Judging Amy D.A. Gerald Abner 1999
Good vs Evil Howard 1999
Road Kill Jelly 1999
Tale of the Mummy Parsons 1999
Batman Beyond Major 1999
Angel's Dance Uncle Vinnie 1999
Becker Leonard Nagle 1998
With Friends Like These... Rudy Ptak 1998
Music From Another Room Lorenzo Palmieri 1998
The Big Lebowski Da Fino 1998
The Defenders: Choice of Evils D.A. Al Orsini 1998
Over the Top Mr. Hamstead 1997
Players Pappas 1997
Jenny Sid Bouchie 1997
Veronica's Closet Mr. Lehman 1997
NightMan Al Capone 1997
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show Marv Fishland 1997
The Corporate Ladder Mr. Deacon 1997
Invasion Det. Kemper 1997
Fired Up Sam Harris 1997
Inside Out Paparazzi Man 1997
Millennium Eddie Scarpino Giannini 1996
Early Edition Cliff Mourning, Louie DeFozio 1996
Viper Councilman Strand 1996
The Pretender Ben Hansel, Constantin Falzone 1996
Nash Bridges Roland Margolis 1996
Swift Justice Tom Luddy 1996
Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco Ashcan (voice) 1996
High Society Alvin Spalding 1995
The Drew Carey Show Stansfield, The Baby 1995
Bushwhacked Agent Palmer 1995
Life with Louie Red Meat (voice) 1995
Fluke Boss 1995
The Shaggy Dog Detective Al 1994
Chicago Hope Det. Bill Ranford 1994
New York Undercover John Dennis, Rinaldi 1994
Girls in Prison Boss Johnson 1994
Blankman Michael "The Suit" Minelli 1994
Rebel Highway Boss Ed Johnson 1994
The Crow Gideon 1994
The Hudsucker Proxy Mr. Bumstead 1994
Burke's Law 1994
NYPD Blue Paul Biaggi 1993
The Untouchables Tommy Palumbo 1993
Fallen Angels Al Reseck 1993
Homicide: Life on the Street Steve Crosetti 1993
Mad About You Ralphy 1992
Flodder in Amerika! Larry Rosenbaum 1992
Hearts Are Wild Leon 'Pepe' Pepperman 1992
Leather Jackets Fat Jack 1991
Barton Fink Lou Breeze 1991
The Rocketeer Bigelow 1991
Dinosaurs Ty Warner 1991
Miller's Crossing Johnny Caspar 1990
The Freshman Chuck Greenwald 1990
Dream On Louie 1990
Seinfeld Silvio 1989
Tales from the Crypt Nikos Stano 1989
Roseanne Mr. Russo 1988
Empty Nest Slocum 1988
Homeboy Moe Fingers 1988
Memories of Manon Carmack 1988
Alone in the Neon Jungle Brad Stakowski 1988
Trying Times Agent Caponello 1987
Wiseguy Eddie Van Platt 1987
Ohara Capt. Ross 1987
Critical Condition Kline 1987
Crime Story Phil Bartoli 1986
Fire with Fire Boss 1986
Highlander Det. Walter Bedsoe 1986
Dream Lover Doctor James 1986
Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins Zack 1985
The Equalizer Carmack, David Pfieffer, Gene Carmack, Gianni 1985
Death of a Salesman Howard Wagner 1985
Murder, She Wrote Lieutenant Peter DiMartini, Lt. Peter DiMartini 1984
Miami Vice El Gato 1984
C.H.U.D. Newscaster 1984
The Clairvoyant Detective Sporaco 1982
Entertainment Tonight Himself 1981
Gangster Wars Thomas "Three Fingers Brown" Lucchese 1981
The Gangster Chronicles Thomas 'Three Finger Brown' Lucchese 1981
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