Gina Cristine Mantegna
April 17, 1990
|Other names||Gina Mantegna|
|Parent(s)||Joe Mantegna |
Mantegna was born Gina Cristine Mantegna in Manhattan, New York, and raised in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of Arlene (née Vrhel), who owned the restaurant "Taste Chicago" in Burbank, California, and actor Joe Mantegna. While growing up she was a trained gymnast and ballerina. She plays piano and saxophone and is a skilled singer. Gia’s older sister, 31-year-old Mia, works as a makeup artist. Mia was diagnosed with autism as a toddler, but her parents took the advice of a teacher and put her in a regular school, which helped her develop important social skills. 
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.
She turned 18 in 2008, and decided to change her professional name to Gia.
In 2008, Mantegna made a guest appearance in the Season 3 episode, for television show Criminal Minds, in which her father stars, wherein she portrayed an abducted teen named Lindsey Vaughn, who witnesses her best friend's death. She also appeared on The Secret Life of the American Teenager in a recurring role as Patty Mary.
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 recurring characters on The Middle and Under the Dome.
In 2017, Mantegna reprised her Criminal Minds guest starring role "Lindsey Vaughn", now operating as a drug cartel hit woman.
|2003||Uncle Nino||Gina Micelli||Credited as Gina Mantegna|
|2004||13 Going On 30||Gina|
|2006||Unaccompanied Minors||Grace Conrad|
|2007||In the Land of Women||Teenage Girl #3|
|2010||And Soon the Darkness||Camila|
|2011||Apartment 143||Caitlin White|
|Getting That Girl||Mandy Meyers|
|The Frozen Ground||Debbie Peters|
|Ask Me Anything||Jade|
|2005||Murder Book||Claire Gilroy||Television movie, Credited as Gia Mantegna|
|2007||All I Want for Christmas||Mary||Television movie (Hallmark), Credited as Gia Mantegna|
|2008, 2017||Criminal Minds||Lindsey Vaughn/Carol Atkinson||Recurring role; 4 episodes (Seasons 3 & 12)|
|2008–2009||The Secret Life of the American Teenager||Patty Mary||Episodes: "What Have You Done to Me?"; Credited as Gia Mantegna, "Ciao", "Summertime"|
|2009||Medium||Devin Mitchell||Episode: "Who's That Girl"|
|2010–2011||Gigantic||Vanessa King||Main role; 18 episodes|
|2013||Perception||Erica Beecher||Episode: "Asylum" (Season 2 Episode 9)|
|2014–2017||The Middle||Devin Levin||Recurring role (Seasons 6–7), Guest (season 8); 8 episodes|
|2015||Cheerleader Death Squad||Grace||Unsold television pilot|
|Under the Dome||Lily Walters||Recurring role; 5 episodes (Season 3)|
|2017||Life After First Failure||Christina||CW Seed Series|
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- "Miss Golden Globe". Hollywood Foreign Press (HFPA). December 12, 2010. Archived from the original on 2012-01-21. Retrieved 2011-01-03.
- "A Father's Love: Actor Joe Mantegna on his Daughter's Autism » Brain World". Brainworldmagazine.com. Retrieved September 2, 2018.
- "Meet Miss Golden Globe 2011: Gia Mantegna". InStyle Magazine. December 9, 2010. Retrieved 2015-08-07.
- Swift, Andy (May 28, 2015). "Cheerleader Death Squad: CW Drama Could Live On In 'Different Form'". TVLine. Retrieved 2015-08-07.