Jude Ciccolella

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.

YearTitleCharacterRelease Date
2015

Beautiful & Twisted

Detective Dalton2015-01-31
2014

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

Lt. Liebowitz2014-08-20
2013

The Gauntlet

William2013-08-23
2013
Event 15
General Black2013-03-05
2012
Serving Up Richard
Everett Hutchins2012-09-07
2012

The Babymakers

Coach Stubbs2012-08-03
2012

Stealing Roses

Al2012-06-01
2011

The Guest Room

2011-11-10
2008
Julia
Nick2008-02-09
2006
A Perfect Day
Chuck2006-12-18
2006
World Trade Center
Inspector Fields2006-08-09
2005
Sin City
Liebowitz2005-03-31
2004
Million Dollar Baby
Hogan (uncredited)2004-12-15
2004
The Manchurian Candidate
David Donovan2004-07-30
2004
The Terminal
Karl Iverson2004-06-17
2003
Down with Love
Private Eye2003-05-08
2003
Head of State
Mr. Earl2003-01-01
2002
High Crimes
Col. Farrell2002-04-03
1996
Harrison: Cry of the City
Macklin1996-02-27
1995
Mad Love
Richard Roberts1995-05-26
1994
The Shawshank Redemption
Guard Mert1994-09-23
1992
Glengarry Glen Ross
Detective1992-09-15
1988
Shakedown
Patrick O'Leary1988-05-06
1988
Alone in the Neon Jungle
Pete Coombs1988-01-17
1987
Critical Condition
Jack Kinney1987-01-16
1969
Incident on Marmont Avenue
Charlie