has been featured in over 35 films in the last 14 years, including Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, Roxanne, Nothing in Common, The Boost, Internal Affairs, The Relic, The Shadow and The Craft.
He recently starred alongside Frances McDormand, John Lithgow and Peter Gallagher in Johnny Skidmarks.
An alumnus of Chicago's famed Second City comedy troupe, Kapelos has also brought his well-honed skills to television, appearing on episodes of Seinfeld and Home Improvement. He also portrayed Aristotle Onassis' business partner in the miniseries Onassis. His work for television also includes appearances on Miami Vice, Murder, She Wrote, L.A. Law, Nash Bridges, The Practice and Time Cop, in which the actor portrayed the legendary Al Capone.
Kapelos recently premiered his one-man musical Syd, The Karaoke Kid in Chicago.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2000.
John Kapelos Facts
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