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Full Name:Joseph Anthony Mantegna, Jr
Birthday: November 13, 1947 (current age 65)
Birthplace: Chicago, IL
Height: 5' 11"
Status: Married with two children

Joe Mantegna has been a working actor for four decades, evolving into a producer, writer and director. Born and raised around Chicago, Mantegna had already been working consistently in film and television when he starred in fellow Chicagoan David Mamet's first movie, "House of Games." Since then they have gone on to work together on many other films, including "Lakeboat," which Mamet wrote and Mantegna directed, "Redbelt," to be released in 2008.

Mantegna has starred in countless other films, including "Searching for Bobby Fischer," "Bugsy," "Forget Paris," "Up Close &ampamp Personal," "The Godfather Part III." He's also been featured in television series such as "Soap," "First Mondays," "Kim Possible" and "Joan of Arcadia," and the television movies "Spenser: Small Vices," "The Rat Pack" (as Dean MartinJoe Mantegna - Criminal Minds WikiJoe Mantegna - Criminal Minds WikiJoe Mantegna - Criminal Minds Wiki), "The Last Don," "The Last Don II" and "A Very Married Christmas." He also has done a few voices for animation, the most well-known one being "Fat Tony" on "The Simpsons." A role which he recently reprised for the motion picture version.He also starred in Cars 2 as a Gremlin named "Grem". He also suffers from Bell's Palsy which gives him his characteristic "lopsided" smile.

Trivia:
  • Joe Mantegna's daughter, Gina Mantegna, guest-starred in Episode 3x12 "3rd Life" as Lindsey.
  • Joe's fave food is Italian beef
  • Joe has a daughter with autism
  • Joe was in a band called The Apocryphals
  • On April 29th, Joe Mantegna got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  • Joe Mantegna is a cat person, he and his cat Juliet were on a cover of a Cat Fancy magazine.
  • He has honorary doctorate of psychology
  • Joe Mantega is a fan of NFL team Chicago Bears. Mantegna became the eighth winner of the Super Sage Award, which goes to the celebrity who picks the winning Super Bowl team and comes closest to the actual final score.
  • Joe Mantegna has a dog named Cooch.
  • Joe Mantegna's wife is a cook at Taste Chicago
  • Many celebrities visit Taste Chicago
  • The only time Joe Mantegna ever sang was in the movie "The Rat Pack" and the song was "Hey There"
  • Joe celebrated his birthday on November 10 for 16 years, one day he asked for his birth certificate and his mother told him his birthday was really on November 13.

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