Jon Polito - Rotten Tomatoes

Jon Polito

Highest Rated:   100% Death of a Salesman (1985)
Lowest Rated:   0% 29 Palms (2003)
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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 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
38% 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
6% 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
46% 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
$33.6M 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
43% 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
58% The Hudsucker Proxy
  • Mr. Bumstead
1994
82% The Crow
  • Gideon
1994
No Score Yet Fun in Girls' Shorts
  • Actor
1994
90% Barton Fink
  • Lou
1991
65% The Rocketeer
  • Bigelow
1991
No Score Yet Delusion
  • Actor
1991
91% Miller's Crossing
  • Johnny Caspar
1990
94% 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
56% Compromising Positions
  • Cop
1985
29% C.H.U.D. (Chud)
  • Newscaster
1984

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
85% Modern Family
2009
  • Earl Chambers
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
81% Castle
2009-2016
  • Harold Metzger
  • 2014
No Score Yet Mike & Molly
2010-2016
  • Frankie
  • 2012
96% It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
2005-2019
  • Gino
  • 2011
No Score Yet The Mentalist
2008-2015
  • Duesterberg
  • 2010
22% Raising the Bar
2008-2009
  • Judge Dominick Ventimiglia
  • 2009
  • 2008
9% Do Not Disturb
2008
  • RJ
  • 2008
63% Two and a Half Men
2003-2015
  • Mr. Sharipa
  • 2008
72% 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
85% Gilmore Girls
2000-2016
  • Pete
  • 2004
14% It's All Relative
2003-2004
  • Leonard
  • 2004
No Score Yet My Wife and Kids
2001-2005
  • Minister
  • 2004
83% Scrubs
2001-2010
  • Mr. Summers
  • 2004
No Score Yet The Jury
2004
  • Johnny Pappas
  • 2004
18% Oliver Beene
2003-2004
  • Mr. Rayfield
  • 2003
64% 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
50% Push, Nevada
2002
  • Silas Bodnick
  • 2002
No Score Yet The Drew Carey Show
1995-2004
  • Mr. Stansfield Stansfield
  • Voice
  • 2002
  • 2001
50% Gideon's Crossing
2000-2001
  • Lou Peda
  • 2000
50% The Invisible Man (2000)
2000-2002
  • Actor
  • 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

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