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Joe Mantegna is a Actor, Director and Executive producer American born on 13 november 1947 at Chicago (USA)

Joe Mantegna

Joe Mantegna
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Birth name Joseph Anthony Mantegna,
Nationality USA
Birth 13 november 1947 (76 years) at Chicago (USA)

Joseph Anthony "Joe" Mantegna, Jr. (/mænˈteɪnjɑː/, [manˈteɲɲa]; born November 13, 1947) is an American actor, producer, writer, director, and voice actor. He is best known for his roles in box office hits such as Three Amigos (1986), The Godfather Part III (1990), Forget Paris (1995), and Up Close & Personal (1996). He currently stars in the CBS television series Criminal Minds as FBI Supervisory Special Agent David Rossi. His daughter, Gia Mantegna, has also become a renowned actress.

Mantegna has gained Emmy Award nominations for his roles in three different miniseries: The Last Don (1997), The Rat Pack (1999), and The Starter Wife (2007). He has also served as executive producer for various movies and television movies, including Corduroy (1984), Hoods (1998), and Lakeboat (2000) which he also directed.

For television, Mantegna has starred in the series First Monday (2002) and Joan of Arcadia (2003–2005). Since the 1991 episode "Bart the Murderer", Mantegna has had a recurring role on the animated series The Simpsons as mob boss Fat Tony, reprising the role in The Simpsons Movie (2007). Additionally, he played Robert B. Parker's fictional detective Spenser in three made-for-TV movies between 1999 and 2001. An avid firearm enthusiast, he is the host of MidwayUSA's "Gun Stories" on the cable television Outdoor Channel.


Mantegna married Arlene Vrhel on December 3, 1975 and they have two daughters: Mia and Gia (née Gina). Arlene owns a Chicago-themed restaurant in Burbank, California named Taste Chicago. Mia (born June 5, 1987) was delivered via emergency C-section after her umbilical cord became infected. At birth, she weighed one pound and 13 ounces and spent her first few months in intensive care. She was later diagnosed to be autistic and works as a make-up artist. She has also appeared publicly with her father on KCAL-TV in support of Autism Awareness Month (April). Gina was born two and a half years later and changed her name to Gia at age eighteen.

A native of the Chicago area, Mantegna is a Chicago Cubs fan and has led the singing of "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" during the 7th inning stretch multiple times. This was referenced in the show Criminal Minds where his character David Rossi's office is decked with Cubs gear.

In August 2015 Mantegna auctioned two of his rifles in order to fund the Israeli army.

Best films

Up Close & Personal (1996)
Alice (1990)
Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)

Usually with

David Mamet
David Mamet
(6 films)
Paul Sarossy
Paul Sarossy
(2 films)
Jack Wallace
Jack Wallace
(5 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Joe Mantegna (76 films)

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Compulsion (2013)
, 1h24
Origin Canada
Genres Drama, Thriller, Erotic thriller
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, LGBT-related films, Erotic thriller films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Heather Graham, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Mantegna, Kevin Dillon, James McGowan, Kate Trotter
Roles Detective Reynolds
Rating44% 2.2048552.2048552.2048552.2048552.204855
Amy (Heather Graham), an obsessive chef, befriends an anorexic former child star Saffron (Carrie-Anne Moss) living in the apartment next door, sparking a fiery battle of wills. Unstable Amy wields a spatula like a samurai, and dreams of the day she'll have her own cooking show. As a young girl, Amy was infatuated with a television show starring Saffron (Carrie-Anne Moss), who subsequently vanished into obscurity. The damaged daughter of a tyrannical stage mother, Saffron has struggled with an eating disorder ever since she was a little girl. Plagued by deep-rooted intimacy issues, she spends most of her time alone until the day she crosses paths with Amy. At first, Amy can't believe her luck at having her childhood idol living right next door, and at first the two women even sense an ethereal connection that bonds them. Later, as their true colors begin to emerge, both Amy and Saffron discover just how toxic their chemistry may be.
Cars 2
Cars 2 (2011)
, 1h46
Directed by John Lasseter, Brad Lewis
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Adventure, Spy, Animation
Themes Environmental films, Spy films, Seafaring films, Sports films, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Auto racing films, Road movies, Buddy films, Children's films
Actors Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy, Michael Caine, Michael Keaton, Emily Mortimer, John Turturro
Roles Grem (voice)
Rating61% 3.098533.098533.098533.098533.09853
Finn McMissile, a British spy infiltrates the world's largest untapped oil reserves owned by a group of lemon cars. After being discovered, he flees and fakes his death.
Valentine's Day, 2h4
Directed by Garry Marshall
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes L'action se déroule en une journée, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Jessica Alba, Kathy Bates, Jessica Biel, Bradley Cooper, Eric Dane, Patrick Dempsey
Roles Angry Driver (uncredited)
Rating57% 2.852332.852332.852332.852332.85233
The film follows a group of related characters and their struggles with love on Valentine's Day.
Lonely Street
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Action
Actors Jay Mohr, Lindsay Price, Keir O'Donnell, Nikki Cox, Mike Starr, Joe Mantegna
Roles Jerry Finkelman
Rating51% 2.559772.559772.559772.559772.55977
Bubba Mabry (Mohr), a notoriously gullible private detective, is hired to snoop on a tabloid reporter by a mysterious celebrity known only as Mr. Aaron (Patrick). When the tabloid reporter is murdered, Mabry becomes the prime suspect in his death.
My Suicide
My Suicide (2009)
, 1h45
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about suicide
Actors Brooke Nevin, David Carradine, Nora Dunn, Harry Shearer, Mariel Hemingway, Joe Mantegna
Roles Dr. Chandrasakar
Rating69% 3.491393.491393.491393.491393.49139
Socially inept media geek Archie Williams becomes the most visible kid in school when he announces he's going to kill himself on camera for his final video class project.
Justice League: The New Frontier, 1h15
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about children, Mise en scène d'un lapin ou d'un lièvre, Batman films, Superman films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Children's films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors David Boreanaz, Miguel Ferrer, Neil Patrick Harris, Lucy Lawless, Kyle MacLachlan, John Heard
Roles Crooner
Rating69% 3.497073.497073.497073.497073.49707
The film, set between 1953 and 1960, opens with an unknown entity (Keith David) narrating that it has witnessed the evolution of life on Earth and has decided to eradicate mankind because of its capacity of violence and destruction. At the end of the Korean War, United States Air Force pilot Hal Jordan (David Boreanaz) and his wingman, Kyle "Ace" Morgan (John Heard), are attacked by enemy pilots. Hal is shot down, ejects to safety and is forced to kill a North Korean soldier, causing him to be hospitalized for mental trauma. At Gotham Observatory, scientist Dr. Saul Erdel inadvertently teleports J'onn J'onzz (Miguel Ferrer)—the last survivor of the Green Martian race—to Earth. The shock of J'onn's sudden appearance causes Erdel a heart attack. Unable to return to Mars, J'onn disguises himself as Erdel and takes his wallet and identification.
Flunked (2008)
, 46minutes
Origin USA
Themes Films about education
Actors Bill Cosby, Joe Mantegna
Rating68% 3.417383.417383.417383.417383.41738
Flunked looks at the fact that there has been a decline in our education system: Results of national and international educational aptitude tests show that the average American student is unable to compete academically. Success rates have fallen, and remediation and dropout rates are skyrocketing. In short, public education has problems and this film attempts to focus on some success in the education system.
Hank and Mike, 1h26
Directed by Matthiew Klinck
Origin Canada
Genres Comedy
Actors Joe Mantegna, Chris Klein, Maggie Castle, Tony Nappo, Boyd Banks, David Huband
Roles Mr. Pan
Rating57% 2.899722.899722.899722.899722.89972
Two blue-collar Easter Bunnies get fired and try their hand at an assortment of odd jobs, failing at each. Fighting depression, debt and eventually each other, their lives start to unravel until they realize that without their job they are nothing.
Redbelt (2008)
, 1h40
Directed by David Mamet
Genres Drama, Thriller, Martial arts, Action, Adventure, Martial arts
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films, Combat libre
Actors Chiwetel Ejiofor, Tim Allen, Emily Mortimer, Alice Braga, Rodrigo Santoro, Joe Mantegna
Roles Jerry Weiss
Rating66% 3.347993.347993.347993.347993.34799
While closing his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu studio one evening, martial arts teacher Mike Terry (Chiwetel Ejiofor) is approached by attorney Laura Black (Emily Mortimer), who is seeking the owner of the vehicle she accidentally sideswiped. Off-duty police officer Joe Collins (Max Martini), who was receiving a private lesson from Mike, sees that Laura is distressed and tries to take her coat. Startled, Laura grabs Joe's gun and fires it; shattering the studio's front window. To avoid having Laura charged with attempted murder, Mike and Joe agree to conceal the event.
Witless Protection, 1h39
Directed by Charles Robert Carner
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Adventure, Crime
Actors Larry the Cable Guy, Ivana Miličević, Joe Mantegna, Jenny McCarthy, Yaphet Kotto, Lisa Lampanelli
Roles Dr. Rondog 'Doc' Savage
Rating34% 1.7092051.7092051.7092051.7092051.709205
The story centers on a small-town sheriff who witnesses what he believes is a kidnapping and rushes to rescue a woman. The kidnappers turn out to be FBI agents assigned to protect her and deliver her to a big Enron-type corruption trial in Chicago but are later found to be on the take and are villains who are bent on killing her.
The Last Hit Man, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Gangster films
Actors Joe Mantegna, Elizabeth Whitmere, Romano Orzari
Roles Harry Tremayne
Rating53% 2.6554252.6554252.6554252.6554252.655425
After he botches a hit, an aging hitman (Joe Mantegna) discovers that he's dying and decides to hide the truth from his daughter, who's also his business partner and getaway driver. When a younger hit man is sent to clean up the mess, he ends up impacting their lives in more ways than initially intended.
The Simpsons Movie, 1h27
Directed by David Silverman
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Animation
Themes Environmental films, Films about families, Politique, Children's films, White House in fiction
Actors Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer
Roles Fat Tony (voice)
Rating72% 3.646793.646793.646793.646793.64679
The film follows the plot of the TV series The Simpsons, focusing on the Simpson family of Homer Simpson (Dan Castellaneta), his wife Marge (Julie Kavner), and children Bart (Nancy Cartwright), Lisa (Yeardley Smith), and Maggie, and the town of Springfield.
Cougar Club, 1h33
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films
Actors Warren Kole, Joe Mantegna, Izabella Dorota Skorupko, Faye Dunaway, Carrie Fisher, Mo Collins
Roles Mr. Stack
Rating40% 2.0048352.0048352.0048352.0048352.004835
Having no family, Marshall Hogan III (Warren Kole) has been granted residency in the house of his best friend Spence Holmes (Jason Jurman). But Hogan has a sexual habit that makes Spence's dad and girlfriend (Kaley Cuoco) fear that Spence could adopt it, too. It is an attraction to older—if not just plain old—women.
Naked Fear
Naked Fear (2007)
, 1h44
Directed by Thom Eberhardt
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Actors Joe Mantegna
Roles Tom Benike
Rating51% 2.5530952.5530952.5530952.5530952.553095
Dans une petite ville des Etats-Unis, un homme enlève des strip-teaseuses. Il les relâche, nues dans la nature, pour les chasser comme du gibier...