Gia Mantegna

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Gia Mantegna
Born Gia Cristine Mantegna
(1990-04-17) April 17, 1990 (age 24)
Manhattan, New York, U.S.
Other names Gina Mantegna
Years active 2003–present

Gia Cristine Mantegna (born April 17, 1990) is an American actress.

Personal life[edit]

Mantegna was born in Manhattan, New York, and raised in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of Arlene (née Vrhel), who owns the restaurant "Taste Chicago" in Burbank, California, and actor Joe Mantegna.[1] While growing up she was a trained gymnast and ballerina.[2] She plays piano and saxophone and is a skilled singer.[3]

Career[edit]

Mantegna made her acting debut at age 13 in the 2003 film Uncle Nino, alongside Anne Archer, Trevor Morgan and her father, Joe Mantegna. She later appeared in 13 Going on 30. In 2006, Mantegna portrayed the character of Grace Conrad in Warner Brothers' winter feature, Unaccompanied Minors. She was cast as one of the main roles in an American television pilot show Murder Book for Fox. She starred in The Neighbor alongside Matthew Modine, Michele Laroque and Ed Quinn.

In 2008, Mantegna made a guest appearance in the Season 3 episode, for television show Criminal Minds, in which her father stars, where she portrayed an abducted teen who witnesses her best friend's death in Chula Vista, California. She appeared on The Secret Life of the American Teenager in a recurring role as Patty Mary.

In 2010, Mantegna starred in the independent feature And Soon the Darkness. She also appeared in the TeenNick television series Gigantic.

On December 9, 2010, Gia was announced as the 2011 Miss Golden Globe for the 68th Annual Golden Globe Award Ceremony.[4]

In 2011, Mantegna starred in the found footage feature Apartment 143 and in the independent romantic comedy, Getting That Girl. In addition to film roles, she currently plays a recurring character in "The Middle".

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2003 Uncle Nino Gina Micelli (as Gia Mantegna)
2004 13 Going on 30 Gina (as Gia Mantegna)
2005 Murder Book Claire Gilroy (as Gia Mantegna)
2006 Unaccompanied Minors Grace Conrad (as Gina Mantegna)
2007 In the Land of Women Teenage Girl #3 (as Gia Mantegna)
All I Want for Christmas Mary (as Gia Mantegna)
The Neighbor Ally (as Gia Mantegna)
2008 The Secret Life of the American Teenager Patty Mary (3 episodes (as Gia Mantegna in 1 episode))
Criminal Minds Lindsey (as Gia Mantegna)
2010 And Soon the Darkness Camila
Gigantic Vanessa King
2011 Apartment 143 Caitlin White
Getting That Girl Mandy Meyers
2013 The Frozen Ground Debbie Peters
Perception Erica Beecher "Asylum" (season 2 episode 9)
Empire State (2013 film) Vicky
2014 The Prince (2014 film) Beth
2014 California Scheming Chloe
2014 The Middle Devin Levin season 6 recurring character

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Joe Mantegna Biography (1947-)". Filmreference.com. Retrieved 2011-12-07. 
  2. ^ "Miss Golden Globe". Hollywood Foreign Press HFPA. December 12, 2010. Retrieved January 3, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Miss Golden Globe". Hollywood Foreign Press HFPA. December 12, 2010. Retrieved January 3, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Miss Golden Globe". InStyle Magazine InStyle Magazine. December 9, 2010. Retrieved January 3, 2011. 

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