John actively pursued an acting career and was an extra in many films as well as a recurring character in the soap opera "One Life to Live". After his passing they paid tribute to his memory.

He was most visible as an extra in the film "Devil's Advocate". He can be seen passing around and in front of Al Pacino on a sidewalk right before Pacino's character engages in a conversation with Keanu Reeve's character.

Below his own list of roles compiled as an online resume.

The $treet Arab Billionaire’s Bodyguard Fox Television
Another World Courtroom Bailiff NBC Televison
Deconstructing Harry Prison Guard Woody Allen, Dir.
Die Hard III NYPD Dog Handler #1 20th Century Fox
Word is Bond Undercover Cop Grad Student Film
Kush TV Newscaster Kush Productions
One Life to Live Police Officer ABC/Capital Cities
NYPD Training Film Voice of Suicidal Cop NYPD Video Unit
WUSB 90.1 FM DJ/News Announcer Long Island, NY
Death in a Limo The Police Officer Murder Mystery,Inc.
Night of January 16th Siegurd Junquist NY Theatre Ensemble
Tightrope The Beat Cop NY Fringe Festival ‘99