John D'Aquino

John D'Aquino

John D’Aquino (born 14 April 1958) is an American actor, writer, director, and producer.

He played Ed Hamilton, a wealthy unfaithful husband, on Showtime's series DEXTER.


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His movie credits include roles in No Way Out (1987); Pumpkinhead (1988); Slipping Into Darkness (1988); Cowboys and Angel (1999 Short); Trinity (2005 Short); It’s All About You (2002); Final Approach (1995); The Telling (2009); The Job (2009 Short); Wiz’s World (2011); Last Day of School (2011 Short); What I Did Last Summer (2012 Short); Wordplay (2012 Short); Another Assembly (2014); The 60 Yard Line (2017); ApocaFISH (2018 Short); and Dark Chasm (2018 Short).

TV Movies

His credits for TV movies include Stompin’ at the Savoy (1992); The Babysitter’s Seduction (1995); Hard Time (1998); Police Story: The Watch Commander (1988); and Second Chances (2013).


His TV credits include appearances on Cory in the House; That's My Bush!; SeaQuest 2030; P.S.I. Luv U; Shades of L.A.; The Dirty Dozen; Wildside; JAG; 3rd Rock from the Sun; The Mentalist; Major Crimes; Heart of the City; Cold Case; CSI: Crime Scene Investigation; Monk; Shark; Weeds; Crossing Jordan; The Division; Oliver Beene; V.I.P.; Melrose Place; Martial Law; Hannah Montana; Sliders; Silk Stalkings; Inconceivable; Alright Already; Pensacola: Wings of Gold; Xena: Warrior Princess; Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman; K.C. Undercover; Here and Now; Seinfeld; NCIS; Murder, She Wrote; Renegade; Baywatch; M.A.N.T.I.S.; Quantum Leap; Dark Justice; Reasonable Doubts; Matlock;Tequila and Bonetti; Nightmare Cafe; Christine Cromwell; Magnum, P.I.; 21 Jump Street; Crisis Center; Head of the Class; Amazing Stories; Hart to Hart; Serving Time; In Sanity, Florida; Ohara; The 60 Yard Line; Disjointed; Shake It Up; and Eyes.


  • Over the River and through the Woods, Caldwell Theatre Company, Blowing Rock Stage Company Professional Theatre, Blowing Rock, NC (2004)
  • Italian 101 (solo show), Blowing Rock Stage Company Professional Theatre (2004)

Personal Life

He was born in Brooklyn, New York, and has two brothers and one sister.


  • His is known by Jonathan Aquino, John DiAquino, John Di Aquino, John Aquino, and Jonathan D'Aquino.
  • He was formerly a "Big Brother" in Los Angeles.
  • He played a Hispanic president on Cory in the House, but he is of Italian descent in real life.


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