Joe Mantegna

Joe Mantegna remembers the best musicians who came out of Chicago

You may not believe it, but Joe Mantegna has musical roots. The actor, known to many for his role in the hit television series “Criminal Minds,” is also a board member and ambassador for the Illinois Rock & Roll Museum. Mantegna joined Bob Sirott to talk about his career on stage and on screen, as well as the upcoming Illinois Rock & Roll Museum event: the 2nd Annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.
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Joe Mantegna: "As We See It"

“As We See It” is a new Amazon original series that follows three twentysomething roommates who are on the autism spectrum... as they navigate life, from finding a job to making new friends. We spoke with actor Joe Mantegna about his role in the new series. "As We See It" is streaming now on Prime Video.

Joe Mantegna and Rick Glassman Bring a Complicated Family Dynamic to Life in 'As We See It' (Exclusive)

Jack (Rick Glassman) is stuck. On the new Amazon show , Jack is grappling with a workplace that doesn't understand him, roommates that he doesn't particularly like, and a father that he struggles to communicate with successfully. In a world set up to cater to neurotypical people, Jack finds that his autism can make relationships more complex to navigate. In an interview with, Glassman, who is on the autism spectrum, explained that this was deeply relatable to him. "When I was a kid, in real life, I had a lot of obstacles with seeing different therapists, different medications, having to go to special classes, having to go to special schools," Glassman revealed. "I hated it, because I was embarrassed and I didn't want my friends to know where I was, et cetera."
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Joe Mantegna stars in "As We See It" on Amazon Prime

As We See It, from Emmy Award-winner Jason Katims (Friday Night Lights). All eight episodes of the Amazon Original series will premiere exclusively on Prime Video on Friday, January 21, in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide. As We See It follows Jack (Rick Glassman), Harrison (Albert Rutecki), and...

Joe Mantegna talks new Amazon Prime series 'As We See It'

Amazon's new show 'As We See It' follows three roommates on the autism spectrum as they strive to get and keep jobs, make friends, fall in love, and navigate the world. Veteran actor Joe Mantegna plays Jack’s father Lou and he joined Good Day to talk more about the new project.

How Joe Mantegna drew from his personal life for ‘As We See It’ role

Joe Mantegna’s role in “As We See It” as the father of a young man with autism is deeply personal. “I have a 34-year-old daughter [named Mia] with autism,” the actor, 74, told Page Six in a recent interview. “I’ve been asked in the past, ‘What’s it like to have a daughter with autism?’ And my answer always is, ‘I don’t know what it’s like not to have a daughter with autism.’
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Joe Mantegna helps portray autism ‘As We See It’ in Amazon series

After his long run on “Criminal Minds,” Joe Mantegna’s new series is quite a switch for him … and he brings part of his own family background to it. A parent of an autistic daughter, the Tony Award-winning actor also addresses the subject in “As We See It,” Amazon’s adaptation of an Israeli drama series that begins streaming Friday.

Joe Mantegna talks new role in ‘As We See It’

CHICAGO — On the Dean’s List/A-List interview today, one of Chicago’s Very Own the pride of Morton-East High School and DePaul University — Joe Mantegna. The latest project for Mantegna is an Amazon Prime series called, “As We See it” following three 20-something roommates who are living on the autism spectrum struggling with things that all 20-year-olds do: finding jobs, friends and romance.

Best Day Ever: Joe Mantegna

The play I'm Not a Comedian…I'm Lenny Bruce is currently on stage at the Mercury Theater. It's directed by one of Chicago's theater legends, actor Joe Mantegna. Background: Joe Mategna has starred in movies like "Godfather 2" and television shows like "Criminal Minds." But Mantegna's Chicago theater roots go back to the original production of "Hair" in 1969.

Elton Jim Turano visits with actor Joe Mantegna

Elton Jim talks with actor and Chicago native Joe Mantegna. Mantegna talks about his upcoming role in an Amazon series “Forget Normal.” The series is set to premiere this fall. Also a lifelong Cubs fan, Mantegna reacts to the recent trading of Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo, and Javier Baez.
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Joe Mantegna, Gary Sinise reunite for Memorial Day Concert

Like the holiday itself, the National Memorial Day Concert has had to change with the times, but the basic traditions remain. The event was converted from a live production to a virtual special last year, given restrictions imposed by the coronavirus pandemic. The concert will go virtual again for 2021 as PBS broadcasts the 32nd annual edition Sunday (8 p.m. on GBH Channel 2). Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinise reunite as the program’s longtime hosts, introducing new performances taped in various locales … including Washington, D.C., as usual for the show.

Joe Mantegna Gears Up for the 2021 National Memorial Day Concert

We are getting ready for the annual holiday that pays tribute to the men and women who serve & served in our armed forces. With this in mind, a time-honored tradition in our nation’s capital is the National Memorial Day Concert. For the past thirty-one years, we are not only entertained by wonderful actors and musicians but we get to experience some amazing stories from brave men and women as we remember.

"National Memorial Day Concert" Co-Host Joe Mantegna

It's a television tradition for many -- honoring all of our American heroes -- with all-star performances and tributes from around the country. Actor Joe Mantegna, co-host of "National Memorial Day Concert”, joined us to share more. The 32nd-annual “National Memorial Day Concert" airs Sunday, May 30th at 8:00 pm...