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 Barton Fink) The story about Barton Fink, which is really lovely, is that I wasn't interested in playing that part even though they supposedly wrote it for me. I wanted them to cast me in the Michael Lerner part of Lipnick. But they wouldn't see me. They would say, "We're not gonna use you. We're all free with Lou Breeze." So I asked them to see me in Other People's Money. I was now in ...
directed Jon in a commercial for the Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey. His first Broadway job was when he was 26 years old and was hired as standby for 45 year old Kenneth McMillan
in the original production of David Mamet's "American Buffalo".