Polito appeared on Broadway in American Buffalo (1977), Curse of the Aching Heart (1982), Total Abandon (1983) and the 1984 revival of Death of a Salesman (which was broadcast on CBS in 1985) and also starred in the original Hartford Stage Company production of Other People's Money opposite Mercedes Ruehl.
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(2011, on The Big Lebowski) Well, that was a one-night shoot, so my experience really had to do with Jeff Bridges. And I couldn't really make heads or tails of the script except that I remember it being very funny. And then walking on there, I'd never seen anybody look as dirty or as disgusting as Jeff Bridges. He looked like he smelled. That guy and his performance with that beautiful phrasing ...
Attended Villanova University on a drama scholarship, graduating on the Dean's list. From there, he began a successful lengthy run on the New York stage both off and on Broadway.