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Veteran actor Jon Polito dies at 65; starred in 'The Big Lebowski,' 'Miller's Crossing'

Veteran actor Jon Polito dies at 65; starred in 'The Big Lebowski,' 'Miller's Crossing'

TV and film actor Jon Polito, the bumbling private snoop in “The Big Lebowski” who left his mark in several Coen Brothers films, has died. He was 65.

Polito’s Coen filmography included “Barton Fink,” “The Man Who Wasn’t There” and “Miller’s Crossing,” which placed him among the gaggle of actors comprising the informal Coen Brothers repertory.

But the veteran actor racked up the bulk of his credits with a prolific career in television.

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