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Joe Mantell (Joseph Mantel) was born on 21 December, 1915 in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA, is an Actor. Discover Joe Mantell's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of Joe Mantell networth?

Popular As Joseph Mantel
Occupation actor
Age 95 years old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Born 21 December 1915
Birthday 21 December
Birthplace Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Date of death 29 September, 2010
Died Place Tarzana, Los Angeles, California, USA
Nationality USA

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Who Is Joe Mantell's Wife?

His wife is Mary Frank (1955 - 29 September 2010) ( his death) ( 3 children)

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Joe Mantell Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Joe Mantell worth at the age of 95 years old? Joe Mantell’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actor. He is from USA. We have estimated Joe Mantell's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

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"Jake" Gittes (played by Jack Nicholson), and plays a significant role in the film's conclusion, Years later, Mantell returned to the role of Walsh in the sequel films "The Two Jakes" (1990). This happened to be Mantell's last appearance in a film.

Mantell retired from acting in 1990, at the age of 75.


In 1974, Mantell had one of his most recognizable roles in the neo-noir "Chinatown" (1974), as the character Lawrence Walsh. Walsh is depicted as an associate of the private investigator J. J.


He had another recurring role as private detective Albie Loos in four episodes of the detective series "Mannix" (1967-1975).


He received the starring role of gangster Jackie Rhoades in the episode of "Nervous Man in a Four Dollar Room" (1960) of the anthology series "The Twilight Zone", co-stared as Pole, the robot fighter Battling Maxo's co-owner in the episode "Steel" (1963) of the same series.

Mantell had his first recurring role in television when playing Ernie Briggs in six episodes of the sitcom "Pete and Gladys" (1960-1962).


Prolific American character actor who appeared on the Broadway stage and later became a familiar face guesting in a staple of classic television series in the 50s and 60s. He was the son of an émigré Austrian butcher and served with the U.S. Army during World War II. In addition to his work on The Twilight Zone (1959), he is also fondly remembered as J.J. Gittes Jack Nicholson's partner in Chinatown (1974), who speaks the final line in the film: "Forget it Jake. It's Chinatown".


His film appearances included the film noir "Storm Center" (1956), the political drama "Beau James" (1957), the military-themed comedy "The Sad Sack" (1957), and the World War II-themed comedy-drama "Onionhead". Mantell was cast frequently in guest star roles in television.


Mantell first received critical attention for his role as Angie in the romantic drama "Marty" (1955). Angie is depicted as the best friend of protagonist Marty Piletti (played by Ernest Borgnine), but discourages Marty from pursuing marriage with his love interest Clara (played by Betsy Blair). For this role as an obstacle to love, Mantell received his only nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.



His first credited role was that of Dexter Freeman in the adventure film "Barbary Pirate" (1949), which depicted the Barbary Wars (1801-1805, 1815).


The award was instead won by rival actor Jack Lemmon (1925-2001). Mantell continued playing minor and supporting roles in films.


Joe Mantell was an American actor of Austrian-Jewish descent. His original last name was "Mantel", but he added an additional l at the end. He was once nominated for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. In 1915, Mantell was born in Brooklyn, New York City. His parents were immigrants from the region of Galicia in Eastern Europe.


He played the failed assassin Giuseppe Zangara (1900-1933) in the two part episode "The Unhired Assassin" (1960) of the crime drama series "The Untouchables".


At the time of their immigration, Galicia was part of the Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria (1772-1918), one of the crown-lands of the Austrian Empire. Mantell started appearing in films as an uncredited extra c.