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Jon Polito (Eddie in Omerta) has died

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I don't usually follow celebrity news, but I recognised his name in the headline on a news page, and immediately knew who he was. He was so very good as Eddie in Omerta.

Then I looked at his imdb page:

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0689237/

He appeared in so many movies/TV shows, which I always think is a sign that he was not only a good actor but also a good guy on set/in real life.

He was only 65. Apparently, he contracted an infection following melanoma surgery. He's survived by his long-term partner, Darryl Armbruster.

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So sad to hear this.  Omerta is one of my favorite episodes and he did an awesome job as Eddie.  I found it very heart-warming and a needed break from the rest of the show.

Wow, he had a ton of credits.

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This is sad.  I really liked that episode and his character in it.  

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