Actor John Costelloe

John A. Costelloe (November 8, 1961 – December 16, 2008) was an American actor best known for his role as Jim “Johnny Cakes” Witowski, the lover of Vito Spatafore, in the HBO television series The Sopranos.

Costelloe, a former FDNY firefighter, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound on December 16, 2008, at the age of 47. His body was found two days later at his home in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.

Shortly before his death, Costelloe had been playing a hustler in the hit ensemble play Gang of Seven.


Year Title Role Notes
1989 Last Exit to Brooklyn Tommy
1989 Black Rain The Kid
1990 Die Hard 2 Sergeant Oswald Cochrane
1991 The Hard Way Fake Dead Guy / Cop
1991 Billy Bathgate Lulu
1993 Joey Breaker Randy Jeter
1993 Manhattan Murder Mystery Policeman #1
1994 Who Do I Gotta Kill? Billy “Bink-Bink” Borelli
1994–1996 New York Undercover John Santucci 5 episodes
1995 Kiss of Death Cleary
1996 Kazaam Travis
2000 Law & Order Colin Parnell Episode: “Endurance”
2003 Crooked Lines Manny
2004 The Kings of Brooklyn Miller
2006 The Sopranos Jim Witowski 4 episodes
2008 Doubt Warren Hurley

External Links

Actor John Costelloe – Wikipedia

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