Retired cop from LI acted in ‘Godfather,’ ‘Kojak’ and more

Bellmore's Joe Cirillo, who joined the NYPD in 1957, discusses his later career as an actor on July 28, 2014, from being an extra in ?The Godfather? to featured appearances on TV?s ?Kojak? and films like ?Splash? and ?Ghostbusters.? (Credit: Daniel Brennan)

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