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Jude Ciccolella

Jude Ciccolella

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    • November 30th, 1947
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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Filmography

Acting (27 Credits)

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2015Beautiful & Twisted as Detective Dalton
2014Frank Miller's Sin City: A Dame to Kill For as Lt. Liebowitz
2013Game of Assassins as William
2013Alpha Alert as General Black
2012The Babymakers as Coach Stubbs
2009Stolen as Police Chief
2008Julia as Nick
2006A Perfect Day as Chuck
2006World Trade Center as Inspector Fields
2005Sin City as Liebowitz
2004The Terminal as Karl IversonWatch Free
2004The Manchurian Candidate as David Donovan
2004Million Dollar Baby as Hogan (uncredited)
2003Head of State as Mr. Earl
2003Down with Love as Private Eye
2002High Crimes as Colonel Farrell
1999Gloria as Priest
1999Flawless as Detective Noonan
1998Beloved as Schoolteacher
1998Mercury Rising as FBI Agent Blackwell (uncredited)
1996Night Falls on Manhattan as Lieutenant Wilson
1995Boys on the Side as Jerry
1995Mad Love as Richard Roberts
1994The Shawshank Redemption as Guard Mert
1992Glengarry Glen Ross as Detective
1988Shakedown as Patrick O'Leary
1987Critical Condition as Jack KinneyWatch Free

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