|Date of Birth||8 November 1961 , Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA|
|Date of Death||18 December 2008 , Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA (suicide by self-inflicted gunshot)|
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John A. Costelloe (November 8, 1961 – December 16, 2008) was an American actor best known for his role as Jim "Johnny Cakes" Witowski, the gay fireman lover of Vito Spatafore, in the HBO TV series The Sopranos.
Costelloe, a former FDNY firefighter, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound on December 16, 2008, at the age of 47. His body was found two days later at his home in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Friends and family were surprised by his death, and at a loss for answers about its cause.
Shortly before his death, Costelloe had been playing a hustler in the hit ensemble play Gang of Seven.