Biography

Mandel Bruce "Mandy" Patinkin (November 30, 1952, Chicago, Illinois) is an American actor of stage and screen and a tenor vocalist. Patinkin is a noted interpreter of the music of Stephen Sondheim and is known for his work in musical theatre, originating iconic roles such as Georges Seurat in Sunday in the Park with George, Archibald Craven in The Secret Garden and Burrs in The Wild Party. He has also appeared in television series such as Chicago Hope, Dead Like Me and the first two seasons of Criminal Minds. His most noted film role was as Inigo Montoya in The Princess Bride. Other noteworthy film roles include Alien Nation, Yentl, Men With Guns, Run Ronnie Run, Dick Tracy, and The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland.

Mandel Bruce "Mandy" Patinkin (November 30, 1952, Chicago, Illinois) is an American actor of stage and screen and a tenor vocalist. Patinkin is a noted interpreter of the music of Stephen Sondheim and is known for his work in musical theatre, originating iconic roles such as Georges Seurat in Sunday in the Park with George, Archibald Craven in The Secret Garden and Burrs in The Wild Party. He has also appeared in television series such as Chicago Hope, Dead Like Me and the first two seasons of Criminal Minds. His most noted film role was as Inigo Montoya in The Princess Bride. Other noteworthy film roles include Alien Nation, Yentl, Men With Guns, Run Ronnie Run, Dick Tracy, and The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 52

Birthday 1952-11-30

Place of Birth Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Life Itself as Irwin
2017 Wonder as Lawrence Tushman
2017 Smurfs: The Lost Village as Papa Smurf (voice)
2016 The Queen of Spain as Jordan Berman
2016 Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened... as Himself
2016 Ali and Nino as Duke Kipiani
2015 The Spymasters: CIA in the Crosshairs as Narrator
2014 Wish I Was Here as Saul Bloom
2013 Six by Sondheim as Himself (archive footage)
2011 Homeland(87 episodes) as Saul Berenson
2011 Jock of the Bushveld as Basil (voice)
2010 Sondheim! The Birthday Concert
2010 4.3.2.1 as Sir Jago Larofsky
2009 Three Rivers(1 episode)
2008 The Jewish Americans(3 episodes) as Himself
2006 Everyone's Hero as Stanley Irving (voice)
2006 Choking Man as Rick
2005 The Reichen Show(1 episode)
2005 Criminal Minds(123 episodes) as Jason Gideon
2004 NTSB: The Crash of Flight 323 as Al Cummings
2003 Dead Like Me(29 episodes) as Rube John Sofer
2002 Run Ronnie Run as Himself
2000 Boston Public(1 episode)
1999 The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland as Huxley
1998 Lulu on the Bridge as Philip Kleinman
1997 The Hunchback as Quasimodo
1997 Men with Guns as Andrew
1996 Broken Glass as Dr Henry Hyman
1996 The Rosie O'Donnell Show(1 episode)
1994 Touched by an Angel(1 episode)
1994 Chicago Hope(141 episodes) as Dr. Jeffrey Geiger
1994 Chicago Hope(8 episodes)
1993 The Music of Chance as Jim Nashe
1991 The Doctor as Dr. Murray Kaplan
1991 Impromptu as Alfred De Musset
1991 True Colors as John Palmeri
1990 Law & Order(1 episode)
1990 Dick Tracy as 88 Keys
1989 The Simpsons(1 episode)
1988 Alien Nation as Det. Samuel 'George' Francisco
1988 American Experience(1 episode) as Narrator (voice)
1988 The House on Carroll Street as Salwen
1987 The Princess Bride as Inigo Montoya
1986 Sunday in the Park with George as Georges Seurat / George
1986 Follies In Concert as Buddy Plummer
1985 Maxie as Nick
1983 Yentl as Avigdor
1983 Daniel as Paul Isaacson
1981 Ragtime as Tateh
1980 Night of the Juggler as Allesandro the Cabbie
1979 French Postcards as Sayyid
1979 Last Embrace as First Commuter
1978 The Big Fix as Pool Man

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