About this star

  • Category: Live theatre
  • Unveiled: 29 Apr 2011
  • Address:
    6662 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 519th
    Monthly Average: 505th
  • Notes: the 2,438th star

Joe Mantegna

Next star: Errol Flynn
Previous star: Debbie Reynolds


Mantegna at an Evening Parade reception at Marine Barracks Washington, Washington, D.C., May 23, 2014.

Joseph Anthony "Joe" Mantegna, Jr. (/mænˈteɪnjɑː/, Italian pronunciation: [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.

Fact file

  • Born: Joseph Anthony Mantegna, Jr. November 13, 1947 (age 67) Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Residence: North Hollywood, Los Angeles
  • Nationality: American
  • Education: J. Sterling Morton High School East
  • Alma mater: Goodman School of Drama
  • Occupation: Actor, director, screenwriter, executive producer
  • Years active: 1969–present
  • Home town: Cicero, Illinois
  • Television: The Simpsons, Criminal Minds
  • Spouse(s): Arlene Vrhel (1975–present)
  • Children: 2

Read more about Joe Mantegna at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Variety, 2018-06-05 16:45:38
Widely known for his silver screen role in “The Godfather: Part III” and, for the past 10-plus years, as an abrasive FBI profiler on the long-running “Criminal Minds” TV series, Joe Mantegna has added to his bulky residential property portfolio with the not quite $1.3 million purchase of a showbiz-pedigreed ...

Joe Mantegna on directing theater and the importance of Lenny Bruce
LA Times Entertainme, 2017-06-28 16:10:00
Joe Mantegna may be best known as an actor, most recently starring as FBI special agent David Rossi on the CBS crime drama “Criminal Minds.” But he’s no stranger to the stage, having won a Tony Award in 1984 for David Mamet’s “Glengarry Glen Ross.” Now, he’s taking on the ...

What’s on TV Sunday: ‘The Take’ and the National Memorial Day Concert
NY Times TV, 2017-05-28 05:00:30
Idris Elba — who made breaking the rules a very good thing in “Luther” — goes rogue as a C.I.A. officer. And Laurence Fishburne joins Joe Mantegna as host of a tribute to the armed services.

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