Joe Mantello

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Rockford, Illinois, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 12/27/1962, Capricorn
  • Profession: Director; actor
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Joe Mantello Fast Facts:
  • Founded the short-lived theater company Edge Theater with Mary-Louise Parker and Peter Hedges.
  • Joined the New York theater group Circle Repertory Company in 1989.
  • Joined the Naked Angels theater group in 1991.
  • Has volunteered for the Gay Men's Health Crisis.
  • Made his Broadway debut as Louis in Angels in America in 1993.
  • Turned to directing Broadway shows in 1994, including the 1995 production of Love! Valour! Compassion! and the original production of Wicked in 2003.
  • Joe Mantello Relationships:
  • Jon Robin Baitz - Ex-significant Other
  • Joe Mantello Awards:
  • 1993 Tony: Actor (Featured Role--Play) - Nominee
  • 2011 Tony: Actor (Play) - Nominee
  • 2004 Tony: Director (Musical) - Winner
  • 1995 Tony: Director (Play) - Nominee
  • 2014 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
  • 2003 Tony: Director (Play) - Winner
  • 2005 Tony: Director (Play) - Nominee
  • 2014 Critics' Choice Television Awards: Best Supporting Actor in a Movie or Mini-Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • University of North Carolina Scool of Arts, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States (BFA in Acting, 1984)

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