Actor and Voice artist Jon Polito Dies at 65
Jon Polito who has over 200 credentials in his acting career, passes at the age of 65.
The award-winning American actor and voice artist Jon Polito passes away at the age of 65. He has a list of credentials such as, 217 acting credits (as per the IMDb page) and is highlighted by appearance in shows like Modern Family, Major Crimes, Coen brothers, The Big Lebowski, Miller's Crossing, The Hudsucker Proxy, Barton Fink and The Man Who Wasn't There. He was also seen in the first two seasons of Homicide: Life on the Street.
The cause of death is unknown at this point, but will be updated accordingly with information. He worked for 35 years. Here are the tweets of celebrities grieving on his death:
— Sam Adams (@SamuelAAdams) September 2, 2016
No one will ever again give you the "high hat." Rest in Peace, Jon Polito. pic.twitter.com/YdpSXkxJg1
— Dave Zirin (@EdgeofSports) September 2, 2016
Jon Polito could go very broad & very subtle, often in the same scene (see Man Who Wasn't There). A wonderful actor & a great guy, too.
— Michael McKean (@MJMcKean) September 2, 2016
Oh no, Jon Polito. Wonderful actor and a mensch. Met him last year at an audition and it seriously made my day. https://t.co/zhFaFFb6jE
— (((James Urbaniak))) (@JamesUrbaniak) September 2, 2016
"Dammit, Leo, I'm talking about ettics!" RIP Jon Polito pic.twitter.com/g0mGdmEUQb
— Mark Gatiss (@Markgatiss) September 2, 2016
One of the coolest days on Bang Bang recently was when Jon Polito guest starred on our "You Made… https://t.co/MkGISqjnSB
— Scott Aukerman (@ScottAukerman) September 2, 2016
— Marg Helgenberger (@MargHelgen) September 2, 2016
Jon Polito was a freakin’ legend. RIP https://t.co/kyYgU1KqPI
— David Sims (@davidlsims) September 2, 2016
— Marcia Gay Harden (@MGH_8) September 2, 2016
Awww man. Rest in Peace, Jon Polito. It was great just hanging around you for a few days. pic.twitter.com/PwkH4bsAvQ
— Seamus Dever (@seamusdever) September 2, 2016