John Scurti is a common face in the small screen, with guest appearances in shows such as Hope & Faith, Law & Order, Ed, Monk, and Sex and the City. He also exhibited his screenwriting skills by writing the story for an episode of Rescue Me, which he also stars in. He appeared in popular movies such as Mona Lisa Smile opposite Julia Roberts and War of the Worlds with Tom Cruise.
Lt. Kenny Shea is played by John Scurti Sunjata on FX’s comedy-drama series Rescue Me. A firefighter in New York City, he shares a close friendship with Tommy Gavin
. Kenny is in constant struggle to reconcile his love for poetry and spirituality with the brutal, macho nature of his profession.