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Jude Ciccolella

Richard Jude Ciccolella (born November 30, 1947), better known as Jude Ciccolella, is an American character actor. Ciccolella was born in Nassau County, New York. He graduated from Brown University, class of 1969 where he acted in student productions. He studied at Temple University with a Master of Fine Arts degree in theatre. His film roles include parts in The Shawshank Redemption as Mert, Boys on the Side as Jerry, Night Falls on Manhattan as Lieutenant Wilson, Star Trek Nemesis as Romulan Commander Suran, Down With Love as the private eye, The Terminal as Karl Iverson, the 2004 Director's Cut DVD of Daredevil, the 2004 remake of The Manchurian Candidate as David Donovan, and the 2005 Sin City movie adaptation as Liebowitz. After guest starring roles in Law & Order, NYPD Blue, CSI: NY and ER, Ciccolella took a recurring guest role on 24. During the show's first and second seasons (2001–2003), he played Mike Novick, Chief of Staff to President David Palmer (Dennis Haysbert). He has also guest starred as Principal Raymond on Everybody Hates Chris; however, he was replaced upon reprising his role as Mike Novick in the last eight episodes of Season 4 of 24. He appeared in the 1992 James Foley and David Mamet film Glengarry Glen Ross as the Detective. He appeared in the scene where Al Pacino was having an argument with Kevin Spacey about the "six-thousand dollars" owed to him. Ciccolella was also seen in the episode of Nickelodeon's The Adventures of Pete & Pete titled "Tool and Die," where he plays the shop class teacher Mr Slurm, whose missing left hand stirred nothing but hearsay and rumors. Mr. Ciccolella did not reprise his role as Mr. Slurm in the season 3 episode, "Road Warrior." In 24's fourth season (2005), Ciccolella returned for the last 8 episodes. Mike had become an advisor to Acting President Charles Logan (Gregory Itzin), who had taken over after the downing of Air Force One critically injured President John Keeler (Geoff Pierson). He had continued this role in the show's fifth season (2006). However, he did not appear in the sixth season. In 2007, he guest-starred on NBC freshman drama Life. He also appeared in the 2007 film, The Wager. In 2008, he portrayed Phillip Davenport, a fictional Secretary of the Navy on the 6th season of the CBS show NCIS. Two years later, he appeared one more time for the last episode of the 8th season. In the "Supporting Players" featurette on the 24 season 5 DVD, actress Jean Smart reveals that Ciccolella is a folk singer.

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Nov 30, 1947 In Burlington - Vermont - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
Movie 1 2020-09-14
Latest Project:
In the movie Insignificance 1985-08-02
Known For
Poster of The Gauntlet
Poster of The Babymakers
Poster of Julia
Poster of Harrison: Cry of the City
Movie 1 Chase Leader
Series Lethal Weapon Frankie Kelso
Movie Beautiful & Twisted Detective Dalton
Movie Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Lt. Liebowitz
Movie The Gauntlet William
Movie Event 15 General Black
Movie Serving Up Richard Everett Hutchins
Movie The Babymakers Coach Stubbs
Series Perception Detective
Movie Stealing Roses Al
Movie Incident on Marmont Avenue Charlie
Movie Stolen Police Chief
Series The Mentalist Freddy Fitch
Movie Julia Nick
Movie A Perfect Day Chuck
Movie World Trade Center Inspector Fields
Series Prison Break Howard Scuderi
Movie Sin City Liebowitz
Movie Million Dollar Baby Hogan (uncredited)
Series House Mendelson
Series CSI: NY Unknown
Movie The Manchurian Candidate David Donovan
Movie The Terminal Karl Iverson
Movie Head of State Mr. Earl
Movie Down with Love Private Eye
Series NCIS Unknown
Series Monk Warden Tom Bennet
Movie High Crimes Colonel Farrell
Series 24 Mike Novick
Series Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown
Movie Flawless Detective Noonan
Movie Gloria Priest
Movie Beloved Schoolteacher
Movie Mercury Rising FBI Agent Blackwell (uncredited)
Movie Night Falls on Manhattan Lieutenant Wilson
Movie Harrison: Cry of the City Macklin
Movie Boys on the Side Jerry
Movie Mad Love Richard Roberts
Movie The Shawshank Redemption Guard Mert
Series The Adventures of Pete & Pete Mr. Slurm
Movie Glengarry Glen Ross Detective
Movie With Murder in Mind
Movie City of Hope Paddy
Series Law & Order Allen Sherick
Movie Shakedown Patrick O'Leary
Movie Alone in the Neon Jungle Pete Coombs
Movie Critical Condition Jack Kinney
Movie Out of the Darkness Detective O'Malley
Movie Insignificance Gaffer