Palladino best known for his role on ER plays a professional car thief working undercover for the FBI in the new Spike TV movie Crash & Burn.
To prepare for his role, Palladino got tips from real life car thieves, but unfortunately, his stealing skills didnt prevent his own car from being jacked.
About three months after filming wrapped for Crash & Burn, Palladinos beloved, classic 1968 Camaro was stolen from the driveway of his home in Los Angeles, in plain daylight.
He explains, My friends were inside my house and everything. I thought they were playing a prank on me, but it was really gone. I couldnt believe it. I had just played a car thief and I still got my car stolen! That thing was my baby!
Palladinos 68 Camaro was his childhood dream car, and was a surprise wedding present from his wife just a few years ago.
When he filed a police report with the LAPD, he told them to put out an APB and they laughed at him, but Palladino has a backup plan.
He jokes, I want to get the cast of Dragnet on the case!
Crash & Burn premieres this Sunday (Mar. 30) on Spike TV.
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