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Jon Polito
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    (December 29, 1950-September 1, 2016)
    Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Portrayed Phil Bartoli in ‘Crime Story’ (1986-88), Detective Steve Crosetti in Homicide: Life on the Street (1993-94) and Judge Dominick Ventimiglia in ‘Raising the Bar’ (2008-09)
    Appeared in the films ‘Highlander’ (1986), ‘Miller’s Crossing’ (1990), ‘Barton Fink’ (1991), ‘The Rocketeer’ (1991), ‘The Crow’ (1994), ‘The Hudsucker Proxy’ (1994), ‘The Big Lebowski’ (1998), ‘The Man Who Wasn’t There’ (2001), ‘Flags of Our Fathers’ (2006) and ‘Atlas Shrugged’ (2011)
    Appeared on Broadway in ‘The Curse of an Aching Heart’ (1982) and ‘Death of a Salesman’ (1985)
    The Washington Post’s description of his appearance: ‘Stocky, bald and often sweaty.’
    He had a gravelly voice.
    When the producers of ‘Homicide’ decided to de-emphasize his character in the third season, he complained to the media – after which his character was killed off.
    He said about his ubiquity (over 200 movie and TV appearances), ‘I’m everywhere. I’m like poo.’
    He graduated from Villanova with honors.
    He was inspired by classic Hollywood character actors like Sydney Greenstreet and Charles Laughton.
    He won an Obie (the off-Broadway equivalent of a Tony) as Best Actor for his performances in five plays during the 1979-80 season.
    He was a favorite of the Coen Brothers, with roles in five of their films.

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