John Scurti

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John Scurti
John Martin Scurti

Alma materFordham University
Years active1993-present

John Martin Scurti is an American actor.[1]

Scurti attended Fordham University, where he received a bachelor's degree in Fine Arts. One of his early major film roles was The Ref in 1994, in which he appeared with Denis Leary. He maintained a friendship with Leary, and in 2004 Leary asked him to play Lt. Ken Shea in the series Rescue Me. Scurti played Shea for all seven seasons of the show, and also contributed as a writer.

Through the 1990s and early 2000s, Scurti worked mainly in television, landing small roles on episodes of shows such as Murphy Brown, Baywatch Nights, Spin City, Sex and the City, The $treet, Law & Order, Ed, and Monk. He appeared in appeared in two episodes of Marvel's Luke Cage, and in 2018 played a recurring character in the Netflix series The Good Cop.


Year Title Role Notes Ref
1993 Who's the Man? Boothby film debut
credited as John Martin Scurti
1994 The Ref Steve
1994 Hand Gun Security Guard #2 credited as John M. Scurti [2]
1996 Beautiful Girls Ticket Agent
2003 Mona Lisa Smile Stan Sher
2003 Crooked Lines Pizza Boy [3]
2005 War of the Worlds Ferry Captain
2011 Dirty Movie Sheriff [4]
2011 Olive Horace Powell [5]
2012 The Amazing Spider-Man Doorman uncredited
2013 Mobius Honey [6]
2016 As You Are Detective Erickson
2017 Off the Rails Mayo [7]
Year Title Role Notes Ref
1994-2008 Law & Order Judge Anton Vittelli/Bruno Scagnetti/Hoeck television debut
3 episodes
1995 Pointman unknown Episode: "That's Amore"
1995 New York News Jansen Episode: "The Using Game"
1996 Murphy Brown Lodge Owner Episode: "Trick or Treat"
1996-1997 Spin City Reporter/2nd Reporter/First Reporter recurring role; 4 episodes
1997 Baywatch Nights unknown Episode: "Hot Winds"
1998 Sex and the City Chunky Gay Guy Episode: "The Monogamists"
2000 The $treet Robert Blagman 2 episodes
2001 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Fred DeLuca Episode: "Art"
2002 Ed Union Guy #2 Episode: "Trust"
2003 Hope & Faith John Episode: "Summary Judgment"
2004-2011 Rescue Me Lieutenant Ken "Lou" Shea Main role; 93 episodes
2004 Monk NYC Transit Cop Episode: "Mr. Monk Takes Manhattan"
2004 The Jury Richard Bykstrom Episode: "Too Jung to Die"
2005 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Police Phone Operator Mudgett Episode: "Bang & Blame"
2006 The Book of Daniel Detective Episode: "God's Will"
2008 Rescue Me Minisodes Lieutenant Ken "Lou" Shea Main role; 10 episodes
2009 The Unusuals Vice Detective Episode: "Pilot"
2011 House M.D. Monroe Episode: "Parents"
2012 Person of Interest Bob Sowoski Episode: "Risk"
2012 I Just Want My Pants Back Landlord Episode: "Safety Nets"
2012 NYC 22 Lieutenant Jack Rizzi 2 episodes
2013 Unforgettable Jack Paulson Episode: "Bigtime"
2014 House of Cards Wes Buchwalter Episode: "Chapter 15"
2014-2015 Sirens Jerry 2 episodes
2015 Deadbeat Santa Gary Episode: "The Ghost of Christmas Presents"
2016 Blue Bloods Detective Harold Reed Episode: "Friends in Need"
2016, 2018 Luke Cage Dr. Gabe Krasner 2 episodes
2017 The Detour Hockey Coach Episode: "The Tournament"
2018 Rise Superintendent Lewis 2 episodes
2018 The Good Cop Wendell Kirk 5 episodes
2018 Bull Cesar Caputo Episode: "Fool Me Twice"
2018 The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Nicky 3 episodes


Year Title Notes
2004-2007 Rescue Me Television Series; 4 episodes

Episode: "DNA" (2004)
Episode: "Bitch" (2005)
Episode: "Twilight" (2006)
Episode: "Cycle" (2007)

2008 Rescue Me Minisodes Web Series; 10 episodes


  1. ^ "John Scurti". IMDb. Retrieved 2018-05-22.
  2. ^ Ransick, Whitney (October 1994), Hand Gun, Treat Williams, Seymour Cassel, Paul Schulze, retrieved 2018-05-22
  3. ^ O'Reilly, Harry (2003-05-18), Crooked Lines, Adam Trese, Jim Breuer, Burt Young, retrieved 2018-05-22
  4. ^ Daigle, Jerry; Meloni, Christopher (2011-02-15), Dirty Movie, Emily Donahoe, Christopher Meloni, Diane Neal, retrieved 2018-05-22
  5. ^ Gilles, Patrick; Khalili, Hooman (2011-12-16), Olive, Gena Rowlands, Christopher Maher, John Scurti, retrieved 2018-05-22
  6. ^ Rochant, Eric (2013-02-27), Möbius, Jean Dujardin, Cécile de France, Tim Roth, retrieved 2018-05-22
  7. ^ Jackson, David (2017-08-18), Off the Rails, Hannah Barefoot, Thomas Beaudoin, Andreas Damm, retrieved 2018-05-22

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