Nicky Hammerhead

Nicky Hammerhead, 32, an actor, drummer and lighting designer, died Nov. 20 from injuri es sustained in a motorcycle accident.

Born John Scott Pallotta, he was a drummer for Julian Lennon and Bo Diddley, and was in the pit orchestra of Broadway’s “Into The Woods.”

His last acting assignment was in Jason Miller’s play “Nobody Hears A Broken Drum” at the Westside Playhouse. He also was a lighting designer for the long-running musical revue “Champagne” at the Commerce Casino.

Survivors include his father and a sister. Services were held in Paterson, N.J.

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