Jon Polito in The Man Who Wasn't There

Jon Polito (1950 - 2016)

Film DeathsEdit

  • Girls in Prison (1994) [Boss Johnson]: Stabbed repeatedly in the back by Anne Heche in Jon's office.
  • Money Play$ (1997) [Lou Spano]: Killed in an explosion, along with one of his thugs, when his car crashes into an oil tanker after Roy Scheider shoots at the car. (Thanks to ND)
  • Tale of the Mummy (1998) [Parsons]:
  • The Man Who Wasn't There (2001) [Creighton Tolliver]: Beaten to death (off-screen) by James Gandolfini; his body is shown sitting inside a sunken car when a young boy discovers it while swimming.
  • Mimic 2 (2001) [Morrie Deaver]: Slashed and stabbed to death by the mutant cockroach/mantis hybrid.
  • Gone But Not Forgotten (2004) [Sam Oberhurst]: Stabbed to death (off-screen) by Scott Glenn in Jon's apartment; the scene ends after Scott stabs Jon's hand and threatens him further.

TV DeathsEdit

  • Miami Vice: Redemption in Blood (1988) [Ernesto Manolo (aka El Gato)]: Mauled to death by a black panther after being tricked into opening the door to the room it was in by Don Johnson.
  • Homicide: Life on the Street: Crosetti (1994) [Detective Steve Crosetti]: Commits suicide (off-screen) by drowning himself in the harbor after taking an overdose of pills. (Jon did not actually appear in this episode, as he'd left the series several episodes prior to this; the body shown being recovered from the harbor was a stand-in or a dummy.) He's later seen, along with Daniel Baldwin, in Homicide: The Movie when Yaphet Kotto encounters them in the afterlife.
  • Ben 10: Ultimate Alien: Simian Says (2011; animated) [Mizaru]: Eaten by a Root Shark!


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