Jon Polito, Actor in Coen Brothers Films, Dies at 65

By REUTERS
September 3, 2016 02:56

Character actor Jon Polito, best known for his roles in Coen Brothers films, including "The Big Lebowski" and "Miller's Crossing," died of cancer on Thursday at City of Hope Hospital in Los Angeles. He was 65.

His managers made the announcement on Friday morning after John McNaughton, his friend and a film director, first shared the news on Facebook. "Very sad to learn that my dear friend and collaborator, Jon Polito, has passed away," McNaughton wrote.


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