Sopranos Actor Commits Suicide

Sadly, suicides (and pet deaths) rise during the holidays. John Costelloe, the actor best known for playing Johnny Cakes on the Sopranos, was found dead in from a self-inflicted gunshot to the head.

Costelloe, a former firefighter, was discovered in his Sunset Park, Brooklyn, bedroom. He apparently killed himself about a week ago. He was 47.

The actor—who played a gay short-order cook on Sopranos, was in the middle of performing in an off-off Broadway play called Gang of Seven, at La Mama in the East Village.


[New York Post]