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Joe Mantegna

Full / Real Name: Joseph Anthony Mantegna, Jr.
Born: 13 November 1947 (74 years old)
Gender: Male

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Joe Mantegna is an American actor best known to television audiences for his starring role as David Rossi in the police procedural television series Criminal Minds.

He is also known for his role as Will Girardi in the drama series Joan of Arcadia, from 2003-2005, and for voicing various characters (notably Fat Tony) in the animated comedy series The Simpsons, since 1991.

Mantegna earned a Tony Award for his performance as Richard Roma in David Mamet's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Glengarry Glen Ross.

His additional Broadway credits include the role of Bobby Gould in Mamet's Speed-the-Plow and a role in the musical Working, in which he made his Broadway debut.

In his hometown of Chicago, Mantegna also starred in the Mamet plays A Life in the Theatre and The Disappearance of the Jews, both at the Goodman Theatre.

He directed Mamet's Lakeboat in Los Angeles and later made his feature film directorial debut with Lakeboat, based on Mamet's screenplay.

Mantegna also conceived and co-authored the Off Broadway play Bleacher Bums, which was subsequently produced for television and earned him an Emmy Award.

Mantegna made his feature film debut in Compromising Positions and has since starred in the David Mamet films House of Games, Things Change and Homicide, in roles that Mamet specifically created for him, as well as in Alice, Celebrity, The Godfather III, Bugsy, Searching for Bobby Fischer, Liberty Heights, Forget Paris, Suspect, Up Close and Personal, The Money Pit, Weeds, Baby's Day Out, Airheads, Queens Logic, Wait Until Spring, Bandini, Uncle Nino and An Eye for an Eye.

He also has starring roles in The Kid & I, Nine Lives and Lagoon.

His television credits include the cable films The Rat Pack, for which he was nominated for an Emmy Award for his portrayal of Dean Martin; State of Emergency, A Call to Remember, My Little Assassin, The Water Engine, Boy Meets Girl, Jerry and Tom and a series of films based on Robert Parker's Spenser novels, including Small Vices, Thin Air and Walking Shadow.

He earned an Emmy Award nomination for his role in the mini-series The Last Don, based on Mario Puzo's best-selling novel, and starred in its sequel, The Last Don II.

His voice can be heard in his recurring role as Fat Tony in The Simpsons, and he starred as the voice of the boatman in the animated feature The Trumpet of the Swan.

Mantegna was born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago and lives in Los Angeles.






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