Joe Mantell

Joe Mantell
Joe Mantell Port of New York 02.jpg
Mantell in Port of New York, 1949
Born(1915-12-21)December 21, 1915
DiedSeptember 29, 2010(2010-09-29) (aged 94)
Occupation(s)Film and television actor
Years active1949–1990
SpouseMary Mantell (?-2010) (his death)[1]
ChildrenCathy, Jeanne, Robert[2]

Joseph Mantell (né Mantel; December 21, 1915 – September 29, 2010) was an American film and television actor. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as best friend Angie in the 1955 film Marty,[3] which he reprised from the original live teleplay with the same creative team. The teleplay was a surprise hit and the film won the Academy Award for Best Picture.

  1. ^ Weber, Bruce (October 1, 2010). "Joe Mantell is Dead at 94; Played Sidekick in 'Marty'". The New York Times. Archived from the original on January 25, 2021.
  2. ^ "Joe Mantell dies at 94; actor received Oscar nomination for role in 'Marty'". Los Angeles Times. 2010-10-02.
  3. ^ Osborne, Robert (1994). 65 Years of the Oscar: The Official History of the Academy Awards. London: Abbeville Press. p. 138. ISBN 978-1-5585-9715-0.