Actor Jason Cerbone

Jason Cerbone (born November 2, 1977) is an American actor. He played Jackie Aprile Jr. on the HBO series The Sopranos, Lorenzo Desappio in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2012-2016), and Mikey O in Paper Soldiers (2002).

Early life and education

Cerbone was born in Yonkers, New York. He got his start acting at age four, appearing on a commercial for Sesame Street. He signed with the Ford Modeling Agency in New York City at age seven. Cerbone later appeared in Bon Jovi’s “Silent Night” music video, as well as the title character in Suzanne Vega’s video for the song “Luka”.

He attended Sacred Heart High School and Concordia College in Bronxville, New York, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. After graduating from college, he resumed his acting career.


Cerbone portrayed Jackie Aprile Jr. in the HBO series The Sopranos. He also had an appearance in the movie Cloverfield, in which he played a New York police officer.

In 2007, Cerbone starred with Gina Ferranti and Ernest Mingione in Charles Messina’s play Merging, which won Best Play in The Players’ Theater’s Shortened Attention Span Theater Festival in Greenwich Village. Cerbone also starred in the film version of Merging, which was released in 2009, and he made an appearance as an NYPD “ESU guy” in the 2009 film The Taking of Pelham 123. In 2014, he played the role of Detective Johnny Vassallo in the CBS crime drama Blue Bloods, season 5, episode 3 (“Burning Bridges”).



Year Title Role Notes
1988 Spike of Bensonhurst Gang Member
1989 Collision Course Uncredited
2002 Paper Soldiers Mikey O
2003 Shade Young Stevens
2004 Brando from the Neck Down Soap Opera Executive Short
2005 Deepwater Sal
2008 Cloverfield Police Officer
2009 The Taking of Pelham 123 ESU Guy
2009 Merging Frank Yale Short
2018 Passaic Jake Short


Year Title Role Notes
2000–2001 The Sopranos Jackie Aprile Jr. 12 episodes
2002 Third Watch Kyle Prescott 2 episodes
2003 ER Oliver Episode: “The Greater Good”
2004 NYPD Blue Officer Ted Keogh Episode: “Dress for Success”
2005 Jonny Zero L.D. Episode: “Lost and Found”
2005 CSI: NY Tony Reanetti Episode: “The Closer”
2005 CSI: Miami Steve Gabler Episode: “48 Hours to Live”
2006 What I Like About You Michael Meladeo Episode: “Garden State”
2007 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Rudy Ventano Episode: “World’s Fair”
2010 Law & Order Bruce Tipton Episode: “Brilliant Disguise”
2011 Breakout Kings August Tillman Episode: “Pilot”
2012–2016 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Lorenzo Desappio 8 episodes
2014 Unforgettable Bobby D’Amato Episode: “The Combination”
2014 Blue Bloods Detective Johnny Vassallo Episode: “Burning Bridges”
2014–2016 Power Officer/Detective Ed Donato 5 episodes
2016 Shades of Blue Agent 2 episodes
2016 Conviction Anthony Scarlata Episode: “A Simple Man”

Video games

Year Title Role Notes
2009 Grand Theft Auto: The Ballad of Gay Tony The New Crowd of Liberty City Voice

External Links

Actor Jason Cerbone – Wikipedia

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