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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:
In the movie Out of the Darkness 1985-10-12
Latest Project:
Movie Beautiful & Twisted 2015-01-31
Known For
Poster of Event 15
Poster of 24
Poster of Law & Order: Criminal Intent
Poster of The Shawshank Redemption
Movie Beautiful & Twisted Detective Dalton 2015-01-31
Movie Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Lt. Liebowitz 2014-08-20
Movie Event 15 General Black 2013-03-05
Movie The Gauntlet William 2013-08-23
Movie Incident on Marmont Avenue Charlie 2012-05-15
Movie Stealing Roses Al 2012-06-01
Movie Serving Up Richard Everett Hutchins 2012-09-07
Series Perception Detective 2012-07-09
Movie The Babymakers Coach Stubbs 2012-08-03
Movie The Guest Room 2011-11-10
Movie Stolen Police Chief 2009-10-10
Movie Julia Nick 2008-03-12
Movie World Trade Center Inspector Fields 2006-08-09
Movie A Perfect Day Chuck 2006-12-18
Movie Sin City Liebowitz 2005-04-01
Series Prison Break Unknown 2005-08-29
Movie The Terminal Karl Iverson 2004-06-17
Movie The Manchurian Candidate David Donovan 2004-07-30
Series CSI: NY Unknown 2004-09-22
Movie Million Dollar Baby Hogan (uncredited) 2004-12-15
Movie Head of State Mr. Earl 2003-03-28
Series NCIS Unknown 2003-09-23
Movie Down with Love Private Eye 2003-05-08
Movie High Crimes Colonel Farrell 2002-04-05
Series Monk Unknown 2002-07-12
Series Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown 2001-09-30
Series 24 Mike Novick 2001-11-06
Movie Gloria Priest 1999-01-22
Movie Flawless Detective Noonan 1999-11-26
Movie Mercury Rising FBI Agent Blackwell (uncredited) 1998-04-03
Movie Beloved Schoolteacher 1998-10-16
Movie Harrison: Cry of the City Macklin 1996-02-27
Movie Night Falls on Manhattan Lieutenant Wilson 1996-10-22
Movie Mad Love Richard Roberts 1995-05-26
Movie Boys on the Side Jerry 1995-02-03
Movie The Shawshank Redemption Guard Mert 1994-09-23
Movie With Murder in Mind 1992-05-12
Movie Glengarry Glen Ross Detective 1992-09-15
Movie Alone in the Neon Jungle Pete Coombs 1988-01-17
Movie Shakedown Patrick O'Leary 1988-05-06
Movie Critical Condition Jack Kinney 1987-01-16
Movie Out of the Darkness Detective O'Malley 1985-10-12