Jon Polito

Jon Raymond Polito (December 29, 1950 – September 1, 2016) was an American character actor and voice artist.wikipedia
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Miller's Crossing

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He appeared in five of their films, including Miller's Crossing, Barton Fink and The Big Lebowski.
Miller's Crossing is a 1990 American neo-noir gangster film written, directed and produced by the Coen brothers and starring Gabriel Byrne, Marcia Gay Harden, John Turturro, Jon Polito, J. E. Freeman, and Albert Finney.

Steve Crosetti

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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.
Det. Steven "Steve" Crosetti is a fictional character on the television drama series Homicide: Life on the Street portrayed by actor Jon Polito for the show's first two seasons.

Crime Story (American TV series)

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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.
Through his connection to Chicago crime boss Phil Bartoli (Jon Polito), Luca catches the attention of national crime figure Manny Weisbord (Joseph Wiseman), a character inspired by the legendary gangster Meyer Lansky.

The Crow (1994 film)

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He also appeared in several films including The Rocketeer, The Crow and Gangster Squad, as well as his work with the Coen brothers.

Barton Fink

He appeared in five of their films, including Miller's Crossing, Barton Fink and The Big Lebowski.

The Man Who Wasn't There (2001 film)

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He later appeared in The Hudsucker Proxy (1994) as an eccentric businessman, The Big Lebowski (1998) as a private detective and finally in 2001 as a flirtatious salesman in The Man Who Wasn't There.
Also featured are Tony Shalhoub, Scarlett Johansson, James Gandolfini, and Coen regulars Frances McDormand, Michael Badalucco, Richard Jenkins and Jon Polito.

The Rocketeer (film)

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He also appeared in several films including The Rocketeer, The Crow and Gangster Squad, as well as his work with the Coen brothers.
Remaining cast members included Tiny Ron Taylor as Lothar, Terry O'Quinn as Howard Hughes, Jon Polito as Otis Bigelow, Ed Lauter as Agent Fitch, Eddie Jones as Malcolm the Mechanic and Robert Miranda as Spanish Johnny.

Homicide: Life on the Street

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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.
For example, by the beginning of the third season, talented but unphotogenic veteran actor Jon Polito had been ordered dropped from the cast.

The Big Lebowski

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He appeared in five of their films, including Miller's Crossing, Barton Fink and The Big Lebowski. He later appeared in The Hudsucker Proxy (1994) as an eccentric businessman, The Big Lebowski (1998) as a private detective and finally in 2001 as a flirtatious salesman in The Man Who Wasn't There.

Jack Polito

He had an older brother and sister, Rosemary Simpson and Jack Polito, an animator.
Polito was the brother of the late actor Jon Polito.

The Hudsucker Proxy

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He later appeared in The Hudsucker Proxy (1994) as an eccentric businessman, The Big Lebowski (1998) as a private detective and finally in 2001 as a flirtatious salesman in The Man Who Wasn't There.

Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival

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In 2012, he won the award for "Best Actor in a Short Film" at Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival.
Other winners and/or attendees of note at HRIFF include Gary Cole, Ed Asner, Tyler Blackburn, Jon Polito, Danny Masterson, Laura Prepon, Mackenzie Phillips, Rick Shapiro, John Heard, Grace Zabriskie, Jon Polito, Bruce Davison, John Robinson, Dominic Purcell, and Sharon Stone.

Cinequest Film Festival

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Polito won an Obie Award in 1980 for his theater performances off Broadway and for his lifetime of work in film and television he received the Maverick Spirit Event Award at Cinequest Film Festival in 2005.

Fire with Fire (1986 film)

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The film stars Virginia Madsen, Craig Sheffer, Jon Polito, Kate Reid, Kari Wuhrer, Tim Russ and D. B. Sweeney.

Big Eyes

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.

Ohara (TV series)

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Kevin Conroy, Jon Polito, Rachel Ticotin, and Robert Clohessy also starred in supporting roles.

Gangster Squad (film)

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He also appeared in several films including The Rocketeer, The Crow and Gangster Squad, as well as his work with the Coen brothers.

Bushwhacked (film)

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Bushwhacked is a 1995 American adventure comedy, film starring Daniel Stern, Jon Polito, Anthony Heald and Brad Sullivan.

Highlander (film)

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Fluke (film)

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Fluke is a 1995 drama film directed by Carlo Carlei and starring Matthew Modine as the voice of the title character with supporting roles featuring Eric Stoltz, Nancy Travis, Max Pomeranc, Bill Cobbs, Ron Perlman, Jon Polito and Samuel L. Jackson as the voice of Rumbo.