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John Costelloe
Born November 8, 1961
Died December 18, 2008 (aged 47)
Sunset Park, Brooklyn, USA

John A. Costelloe (November 8, 1961 – December 18, 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 in real life, died on December 18, 2008 of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in his Sunset Park home in Brooklyn. He was 47. [1][2] Friends and family were surprised by the death, and seemingly without answers for its cause.[3]

Shortly before his death, Costelloe had been playing a hustler in hit play Gang of Seven.[4]

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