Joe Mantegna

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Quotes (58)

  • Joe Mantegna: (referring to his voice role as mob boss Fat Tony) Nothing interferes with my doing The Simpsons (1989)!

  • Joe Mantegna: You talk to the real cops and they say ninety percent of it is paperwork.

  • Joe Mantegna: You talk to cops who've been policemen thirty years and have never pulled their gun once.

  • Joe Mantegna: You learn that not all things fall into a certain kind of pattern that can be predictable and that can be understandable and that's going to be easy, you know.

  • Joe Mantegna: You know, you want to research it as close to the resource material as you can, you know, where you're going to be drawing it from.

  • Joe Mantegna: You know, I have a very public life.

  • Joe Mantegna: You know the way I play golf, it's a good thing I do these things for charities.

  • Joe Mantegna: Yes actually, I have a child with Autism, so I'm very sensitive to groups involved with Autistic research.

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Trivia (22)

  • Joe's favorite food is Italian beef.

  • Joe's height is 5' 11¾" (1.82m).

  • Joe's first tv role was in Soap.

  • Joe was the voice of Fat Tony in The Simpsons.

  • Joe was nominated for an Emmy in 2007 as Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for his portrayal of Lou Manahan in The Starter Wife.

  • Joe graduated from The Goodman School of Drama in Chicago Illinois in 1970.

  • Joe went to Morton East High School in Cicero, Illinois.

  • Joe's mom, Ann Mantegna, was a home maker and housewife.

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