Name: Mandy Patinkin
Profession: Stage Actor
Gender: Male
Height: 182 cm
Age: 71
Birth Place: Chicago - Illinois
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

Mandy Patinkin

Mandy Patinkin is a Stage Actor, and he was born on 30 November - 1952(71 years old) in Illinois. Mandy Patinkin zodiac sign is Sagittarius. More detailed information about Mandy Patinkin given below.

About Mandy Patinkin

Tony Award winner for his role as Che in the Broadway production of Evita in 1979, as well as Inigo Montoya in the classic picture The Princess Bride.


He won an Emmy Award in 1995 for his role on the medical drama series Chicago Hope, and he later received acclaim for his role as Saul Berenson on the Showtime series Homeland.

Mandy Patinkin before fame

He grew up in a religious Jewish home and began singing in synagogue choruses at the age of thirteen. Later, he attended Julliard alongside Kelsey Grammer, another actor.

Achievement of Mandy Patinkin

He won an Emmy Award in 1995 for his role on the medical drama series Chicago Hope, and he later received acclaim for his role as Saul Berenson on the Showtime series Homeland.

Salary 2020

$125 Thousand Per Episode

Net Worth 2020

$12 Million

Mandy Patinkin family life

His cousins include Mark Patinkin, author and syndicated journalist, and Sheldon Patinkin, on of the founders of The Second City comedy troupe. He married Kathryn Grody in 1980, and they have two children together.

Associations of Mandy Patinkin

In his iconic performance in The Princess Bride, Rob Reiner directed him.

Mandy Patinkin Physique Measurements

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Height 182 cm
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Mandy Patinkin Timeline

  • 1952

    Patinkin was born in Chicago, Illinois, on November 30, 1952, to Doris "Doralee" (nu00e9e Sinton), a homemaker, and Lester Patinkin, who operated two large Chicago-area metal factories, the Peopleu0027s Iron & Metal Company and the Scrap Corporation of America. His mother wrote Grandma Doralee Patinkinu0027s Jewish Family Cookbook. Patinkinu0027s cousins include Mark Patinkin, an author and nationally syndicated columnist for The Providence Journal; Sheldon Patinkin of Columbia College Chicagou0027s Theater Department, a founder of The Second City; Bonnie Miller Rubin, a Chicago Tribune reporter and Laura Patinkin, a New York-based actress.

  • 1970

    He attended South Shore High School, Harvard St. George School, and Kenwood High School (later renamed Kenwood Academy), and graduated in 1970. He attended the University of Kansas and the Juilliard School (Drama Division Group 5: 1972u20131976). At Juilliard, he was a classmate of Kelsey Grammer. When the producers of the sitcom Cheers were holding auditions for the role of Dr. Frasier Crane, Patinkin put Grammeru0027s name forward.

  • 1975

    After some television commercial and radio appearances (including the CBS Radio Mystery Theater in 1974). Patinkin started his career on the New York stage in 1975 starring in Trelawny of the u0027Wellsu0027 as Arthur Gower. Patinkin starred alongside Meryl Streep who played Imogen Parrott, and John Lithgow as Ferdinand Gadd. In 1975 through 1976, Patinkin played Fortinbras, Prince of Norway and Player King in a Broadway revival of Hamlet with Sam Waterston in the leading role. Patinkin had his first success in musical theater, where he played the part of Che in Andrew Lloyd Webberu0027s Evita alongside Patti LuPone on Broadway in 1979.

  • 1980

    Patinkin married actress and writer Kathryn Grody on April 15, 1980. They have two sons, Isaac and Gideon. Gideon joined his father onstage in Dress Casual in 2011. Patinkin has described himself as "Jewish with a dash of Buddhist" belief. On the Canadian radio program Q, Patinkin describes himself as a "JewBu" because of this mix of beliefs and "spiritual but not religious."

  • 1984

    Patinkin went on to win the 1980 Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical. He then moved to film, playing parts in movies such as Yentl and Ragtime. He returned to Broadway in 1984 to star in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapineu2019s Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Sunday in the Park with George, where he played the pointillist artist Georges Seurat, which saw him earn another Tony Award nomination for Best Actor (Musical).

  • 1987

    In 1987, Patinkin played Inigo Montoya in Rob Reineru0027s The Princess Bride, playing the role of the best swordsman in the country, looking to avenge his fatheru2019s death. Over the next decade, he continued to appear in movies, such as Dick Tracy and Alien Nation.

  • 1991

    On Broadway, Patinkin appeared in the musical The Secret Garden in 1991, and was nominated for the 1991 Drama Desk Award as Outstanding Actor in a Musical. He also released two solo albums, titled Mandy Patinkin (1989) and Dress Casual (1990).

  • 1994

    In 1994, Patinkin took the role of Dr. Jeffrey Geiger on CBSu0027s Chicago Hope for which he won an Emmy Award. However, despite the award and the ratings success of the show, Patinkin left the show during the second season because he was unhappy spending so much time away from his wife and children. He returned to the show in 1999 at the beginning of the sixth season, but it was later canceled in 2000. Since Chicago Hope, Patinkin has appeared in a number of films. However, he has mostly performed as a singer, releasing three more albums. In 1995, he guest-starred in The Simpsons in the episode "Lisau0027s Wedding" as Hugh Parkfield, Lisau0027s future English groom.

  • 1997

    Patinkin suffered from keratoconus, a degenerative eye condition, in the mid-1990s. This led to two corneal transplants, his right cornea in 1997 and his left in 1998. He was also diagnosed with and treated for prostate cancer in 2004. He celebrated his first year of recovery in 2005 by doing a 265-mile (426 km) charity bike ride with his son, Isaac u2013 the Arava Institute Hazon Israel Ride: Cycling for Peace, Partnership & Environmental Protection.

  • 1998

    Mamaloshen, Patinkinu0027s musical production of songs sung entirely in Yiddish, premiered in 1998. He has performed the show on Broadway and in venues around the United States. The recorded version won a Deutscher Schallplattenpreis award in Germany.

  • 1999

    In 1999, Patinkin co-starred in the second Sesame Street film The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland as Huxley, an abusive, childish, sadistic and greedy man with abnormally large eyebrows, who steals whatever he can grab and then claims it as his own.

  • 2000

    Patinkin returned to Broadway in 2000 in the New York Shakespeare Festival production of John LaChiusau0027s The Wild Party, earning another Tony Award nomination for Best Actor (Musical). In 2003-2004 he appeared in the Showtime comedyu2013drama Dead Like Me as Rube Sofer. In 2004 he played a sixu2013week engagement of his oneu2013man concert at the Off-Broadway complex Dodger Stages.

  • 2005

    In September 2005, Patinkin debuted in the role of Jason Gideon, an experienced profiler just coming back to work after a series of nervous breakdowns, in the CBS crime drama TV show Criminal Minds. Patinkin was absent from a table read for Criminal Minds and did not return for a third season. The departure from the show was not due to contractual or salary matters, but over creative differences. He left apologetic letters for his fellow cast members explaining his reasons and wishing them luck. Many weeks before his departure, in a videotaped interview carried in the online magazine Monaco Revue, Patinkin told journalists at the Festival de Tu00e9lu00e9vision de Monte-Carlo that he loathed violence on television and was uncomfortable with certain scenes in Criminal Minds. He later called his choice to do Criminal Minds his "biggest public mistake," and stated that he "thought it was something very different. I never thought they were going to kill and rape all these women every night, every day, week after week, year after year. It was very destructive to my soul and my personality, and after that, I didnu0027t think I would get to work in television again."Patinkin contributed to the childrenu0027s book Dewey Doo-it Helps Owlie Fly Again: A Musical Storybook, inspired by Christopher Reeve. The award-winning book, published in 2005, benefits the Christopher Reeve Foundation and includes an audio CD with Patinkin singing and reading the story as well as Dana Reeve and Bernadette Peters singing.

  • 2009

    On October 14, 2009, it was announced that Patinkin would be a guest star on an episode of Three Rivers, which aired on November 15, 2009. He played a patient with Lou Gehrigu0027s disease injured in a car accident who asks the doctors at Three Rivers Hospital to take him off life support so his organs can be donated. He filmed an appearance on The Whole Truth that had been scheduled to air December 15, 2010, but ABC pulled the series from its schedule two weeks prior.

  • 2011

    He costarred with Claire Danes on the Showtime series Homeland which initially began airing in 2011. He portrays counterterrorism operative Saul Berenson, protagonist Carrie Mathisonu0027s (Danes) mentor. For his performance, Patinkin has been nominated for a Golden Globe and an Emmy Award, among other honors. Explaining what he learned from the character, he stated that "The line between good and evil runs through each one of us."

  • 2012

    Patinkin and Patti LuPone performed their concert An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin on Broadway for a limited 63-performance run starting November 21, 2011, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, and which ended on January 13, 2012. This concert marks the first time the pair has performed together on Broadway since they appeared together in Evita.In May 2012, Patinkin delivered the opening speech at the Annual Convention of the Israeli Left, where he recounted his experiences during a visit to the West Bank with members of the Breaking the Silence organization.

  • 2015

    On December 21, 2015, Patinkin was on Charlie Rose on PBS talking about his recent trip to Greece to help refugees from war-torn Syria and his acting role on the television series Homeland. He stated that he wanted to help "create opportunity and better systems of living and existing, to give freedom, justice and dignity, quality of life to humanity all over the world."

  • 2018

    In 2018, Patinkin returned to recorded music with the album Diary: January 27, 2018 which was produced by pianist Thomas Bartlett.

  • 2020

    In 2020, Patinkin and Grody partnered with Swing Left to encourage people to vote for Joe Biden in the 2020 United States presidential election. The couple created videos, with their sons, that went viral online. Patinkin also stumped for Biden in an ad for the Jewish Democratic Council of America encouraging Jews to vote for Biden. The ad featured Patinkin channeling his Princess Bride character to encourage people to vote.

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Mandy Patinkin was born on 30 November, 1952.

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