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Mandy Patinkin

Mandy Patinkin was born Mandel Bruce Patinkin in Chicago, Illinois, to Doris "Doralee" (Sinton), a homemaker and cookbook writer, and Lester Patinkin, who operated two scrap metal plants. He is of Russian Jewish and Latvian Jewish descent. Growing, up he began singing in synagogue choirs at the age of 13-14 and still continues to use his fantastic ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 3 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

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 2017 Get Smurfy (filming)
Papa Smurf (voice)
 2015 Ali and Nino (post-production)
Duke Kipiani
 2013 The Wind Rises
Hattori (English version, voice)
 2011 Jock the Hero Dog
Basil (voice)
 2010 The Whole Truth (TV Series)
- Cold Case (2010)
 2009 Three Rivers (TV Series)
- The Luckiest Man (2009) ... Victor
 2008 The Princess Bride Game (Video Game)
Inigo Montoya (voice)
 2006 Choking Man
 2003-2004 Dead Like Me (TV Series)
Rube Sofer
- Haunted (2004) ... Rube Sofer
- Always (2004) ... Rube Sofer
- Last Call (2004) ... Rube Sofer
- Forget Me Not (2004) ... Rube Sofer
- Ashes to Ashes (2004) ... Rube Sofer
 2004 NTSB: The Crash of Flight 323 (TV Movie)
Al Cummings
 2002 Run Ronnie Run
Mandy Patinkin
 2001 Piñero
Joseph Papp
 2001 Boston Public (TV Series)
Isaac Rice
- Chapter Twenty-Two (2001) ... Isaac Rice
 2001 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
The Driver
- Netherlands (2001) ... The Driver
 1994-2000 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Dr. Jeffrey Geiger
- Have I Got a Deal for You (2000) ... Dr. Jeffrey Geiger (credit only)
- Thoughts of You (2000) ... Dr. Jeffrey Geiger (credit only)
- Miller Time (2000) ... Dr. Jeffrey Geiger (credit only)
- Devoted Attachment (2000) ... Dr. Jeffrey Geiger (credit only)
 1999 Strange Justice (TV Movie)
Kenneth Duberstein
 1998 Hercules (TV Series)
 1998 Lulu on the Bridge
Philip Kleinman
 1997/II Men with Guns
 1997 The Hunchback (TV Movie)
 1996 Broken Glass (TV Movie)
Dr. Harry Hyman
 1995 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Mandy Patinkin
- Eight (1995) ... Mandy Patinkin
 1995 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Hugh St. John Alastair Parkfield
- Lisa's Wedding (1995) ... Hugh St. John Alastair Parkfield (voice)
 1994 Squanto: A Warrior's Tale
Brother Daniel
 1993 The Music of Chance
Jim Nashe
 1991 True Colors
John Palmeri
 1986 Castle in the Sky
Louis (English version, voice)
 1986 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Georges Seurat / George
 1985 Maxie
 1983 Yentl
 1981 Ragtime
 1980 Night of the Juggler
Allesandro the Cabbie
 1979 French Postcards
 1979 Last Embrace
First Commuter
 1979 Charleston (TV Movie)
Beaudine Croft
 1978 Taxi (TV Series)
- Memories of Cab 804: Part 2 (1978) ... Alan
 1978 The Big Fix
Pool Man
 1978 That Thing on ABC (TV Movie)
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Album: "Dress Casual," Columbia/SME Records CK 45990. See more »

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6 Interviews | 9 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


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[re quitting Criminal Minds (2005)] It wasn't the right fit. I made a choice I didn't want to make. I pushed myself, thinking I needed more fame, more economic security. One of the greatest gifts that Homeland (2011) has given me is it's affirming on a daily basis. I'm always with the script, walking around with this stuff 24/7, so my head's in a good place. The role is about listening, and when ... See more »


He is a lover/collector of Lionel model trains and he continues to enjoy playing with them to this day. He considers the concept of hanging on to such "classic" influential toys from the past very important to pass down to future generations. See more »


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