Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1962-12-27
6 Movies · 1 TV Series
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Joseph Mantello (born December 27, 1962) is an American actor and director.
From 1990 to 2002, Mantello was in a relationship with playwright Jon Robin Baitz. As of 2018, he lives with Paul Marlow, who owns a bespoke clothing company in Manhattan.
Mantello was born in Rockford, Illinois, the son of Judy and Richard Mantello, an accountant. His father is of Italian ancestry and his mother is of half Italian descent. He was raised Catholic.Mantello studied at the North Carolina School of the Arts; he started the Edge Theater in New York City with actress Mary-Louise Parker and writer Peter Hedges. He is a member of the Naked Angels theater company and an associate artist at the Roundabout Theatre Company.
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2 Movies · 1 TV Series
The Boys in the Band: Something Personal
Decades after his play first put gay life center stage, Mart Crowley joins the cast and crew of the 2020 film to reflect on the story's enduring legacy.
The Boys in the Band
New York, 1968. At a birthday party, a surprise guest and a drunken game leave seven gay friends reckoning with unspoken feelings and buried truths.
A group of aspiring actors and filmmakers in post-World War II Hollywood try to make it big — no matter the cost.