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Brad Sullivan


Miami Vice Character
November 18, 1931, Chicago, Illinois
December 31, 2008, Manhattan, New York (age 79, liver cancer)

Bradford E. Sullivan (November 18, 1931 - December 31, 2008) was an American actor who appeared as Jack Colman, ruthless handler of The Savage in the episode "Duty and Honor" of the series Miami Vice.


Sullivan began his career on the stage, performing in the New York Shakespeare Festival in 1965 and 1970 before beginning his film career in 1974 in the movie Parades (with Russell Horton), followed by his role in The Sting and his most known role as vulgar hockey player Morris "Mo" Wamchuk in Slap Shot (with Matthew Cowles). Other movie roles include Walk Proud (with Pepe Serna), Ghost Story (with Jacqueline Brookes), The Untouchables (with Jack Kehoe), Dead Bang (with Don Johnson, Bob Balaban and Frank Military), The Dream Team (with James Remar), Signs of Life (with Vincent D'Onofrio and Cowles), The Abyss (with Jimmie Ray Weeks and J.C. Quinn), True Colors (with Paul Guilfoyle), Guilty By Suspicion (with Annette Bening), and his final movie appearance, 1995's Bushwhacked (with Jon Polito and Anthony Heald).

His TV appearances include his debut in the 1975 movie The Migrants (with Ed Lauter), followed by Movin' On, the movie Clinton and Nadine (with Jay Amor, Mario Ernesto Sanchez, and Julio Oscar Mechoso), Orpheus Decending (with Kevin Anderson), seven episodes of I'll Fly Away, and his final TV appearance in Law and Order in 1999, after which Sullivan retired from acting.


Sullivan died of liver cancer on New Year's Eve, 2008, in Manhattan, New York (where he lived the remainder of his life) at the age of 79.