Joe Mantegna

Joe Mantegna

Age
68
Birthday
Nov. 13th, 1947
Born in
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height
5' 11

Joe Mantegna's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Criminal Minds TV Show
Criminal Minds
Joan of Arcadia TV Show
Joan of Arcadia
The Starter Wife TV Show
The Starter Wife
Fallen Angels TV Show
Fallen Angels
First Monday TV Show
First Monday
Emeril Live TV Show
Emeril Live
 

Main Movie Roles

2015 - Childless
2015 - The Runner
2013 - Compulsion
2011 - Cars 2
2009 - The Assistants
2009 - Lonely Street
2008 - Witless Protection
2008 - Hank and Mike
2008 - Redbelt
2007 - Cougar Club
2007 - Heckler
2007 - Naked Fear
2007 - The Simpsons Movie
2007 - Elvis and Anabelle
2005 - The Kid & I
2005 - Nine Lives
2004 - Stateside
2001 - The Trumpet Of The Swan
1999 - Liberty Heights
1998 - Celebrity
1996 - Thinner
1996 - Up Close & Personal
1995 - Forget Paris
1995 - Above Suspicion
1994 - Baby's Day Out
1994 - Airheads
1993 - Searching for Bobby Fischer
1993 - Body of Evidence
1991 - Queens Logic
1991 - Homicide
1991 - Bugsy
1990 - The Godfather: Part III
1990 - Alice
1988 - Things Change
1987 - Critical Condition
1987 - House of Games
1987 - Suspect
1986 - The Money Pit
1986 - Three Amigos
1986 - Off Beat

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Fat Tony (Voiced)
27
Rube Richter (Voiced)
2
Bill Swerski
2
Derek Mann (Voiced)
1
Henry
1
Harry Dobbs (segment "Shelter Skelter")
1
The Sheik
1
Joe Garver
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

An Italian American, Mantegna was born in Chicago, Illinois, in 1947 to Mary Anne (Novielli), a shipping clerk from Acquaviva delle Fonti Italy, and Joseph Anthony Mantegna, Sr., who worked in insurance sales and died in 1969 of tuberculosis. Mantegna was raised Catholic and attended J. Sterling Morton High School East in Cicero, Illinois. He studied acting at the Goodman School of Drama at DePaul University in from 1967 to 1969. While still a young man in Chicago, he played bass in a band called The Apocryphals which later played with another local group The Missing Links, who went on to form the band Chicago. Mantegna is still very close to the original members of Chicago, and keeps in touch with his old band mates as well.


TRIVIA:
  • Will Girardi, Mantegna's character on _"Joan of Arcadia" (2003)_ (qv), was ranked #40 in TV Guide's list of the "50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time" [20 June 2004 issue].
  • His favourite food is Italian beef.
  • Along with 'Elizabeth Taylor (I)' (qv) and 'Mark Hamill (I)' (qv), he is one of only three actors to play both themselves and a fictional character in _"The Simpsons" (1989)_ (qv). He played himself in the Season Three episode "Bart the Murderer" and portrayed Fat Tony in that and fourteen other episodes of the series.
  • He was awarded the 1984 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play for "Glengarry Glen Ross" at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Received Honorary Doctorate in Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology on June 13, 2008. He was the commencement speaker.
  • 1969: Made his acting debut in a production of "Hair".
  • Father of 'Gia Mantegna' (qv).
  • His character in the _"The Simpsons" (1989)_ (qv) was originally intended to be a one-time guest appearance in the episode "Bart The Murderer", but it became a recurring role later on in the series' run. According to the Season 3 DVD commentary track, Mantegna liked the character and wanted to voice him again.


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