This is so sad. Hollywood actor, Jon Polito died September 1 at the age of 65. According to a new report, family sources revealed he passed after being taken off life support. Get the devastating details here.
Jon Polito has died at the age of 65 after an 8-year battle with Melanoma, TMZ reported from family sources. He was reportedly diagnosed in 2008, and also dealt with arthritis. The Hollywood actor was believed to have had an infection in relation to a recent surgery as well. The site says he slipped into a coma August 28 and died after being taken off life support on the night of September 1.
“Jon was a born actor and will be deeply missed by his legion of friends, fans, family and of course his long time partner, Darryl Armbruster to whom I send my condolences. R.I.P. old pal,” TMZ reports Director John McNaughton said September 1.
Born in Philadelphia, PA, Jon was a veteran on the big screen. The actor had quite an impressive number of TV and film credits ranging from the 1980’s to the 2000’s. His latest appearances on the small screen included, Comedy! Bang! Bang! (2016), reoccurring appearances on Modern Family (2014) and Castle (2014).
Our thoughts are with Jon’s family and friends at this time.
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