"David Caruso became popular as a lead television actor for his role as Detective John Kelly in NYPD Blue. He also co-starred in King of New York, Mad Dog and Glory, and starred in Jade, and Kiss of Death.
"NYPD Blue" — Before he ever donned shades as "CSI: Miami's" Horatio Cane, Caruso shot to TV stardom as gravelly-voiced detective John Kelly on ABC's long-running cop drama. With the heavy buzz around the show inflating his ego to massive proportions, Caruso turned in his badge in 1994 after just one season for an ill-fated film career. Jimmy Smits took the reins in Season 2 as Sipowicz's new partner, Bobby Simone."