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John Thaddeus Battistessa (born October 24, 1960; age 63) portrayed Joe Prado for two episodes in Season 4 of 24.

Biography and career[]

John Thaddeus was born in Teaneck, New Jersey, but grew up in the town of River Vale. He graduated from Pascack Valley Regional High School and attended Bergen Community College in Paramus, New Jersey. In the early 80's he started performing in local theater.

In 1990, Thaddeus moved to California to pursuit a career in acting. Through his career, he has appeared in shows like Ally McBeal (with Peter MacNicol and Gil Bellows), ER (with Eriq La Salle), Nash Bridges (with Jaime Gomez), Firefly (with Gina Torres), NCIS (with Pauley Perrette), NYPD Blue (with Currie Graham), Criminal Minds (with Dean Norris), and Rizzoli & Isles (with Brian Goodman and Michael Massee).

Thaddeus has also appeared in films like Sea of Love, Snake Eyes (with Tamara Tunie), Octopus 2: River of Fear, and Tiny Little Lies.

Role on 24[]

Thaddeus played the role of Joe Prado during Season 4 of 24. Prado was the man that tried to help Yosik Khatami to get out of the United States. Thaddeus appeared in two episodes and was credited as a guest star.

24 credits[]

Selected filmography[]

  • Nation's Fire (2019)
  • Tiny Little Lies (2008)
  • Octopus 2: River of Fear (2001)
  • Snake Eyes (1998)
  • Sea of Love (1989)

Television appearances

  • As We See It (2022)
  • Goliath (2019, 2021)
  • How to Get Away with Murder (2017-2018)
  • Wicked City (2015)
  • Rizzoli & Isles (2013)
  • Harry's Law (2011-2012)
  • Boston Legal (2005-2008)
  • NYPD Blue (1998, 2005)
  • Firefly (2002)
  • ER (1998)
  • Star Trek: Voyager (1997, uncredited)

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