Gia Mantegna

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Gia Mantegna
Gina Cristine Mantegna

(1990-04-17) April 17, 1990 (age 28)
Other namesGina Mantegna
Years active2003–present
Parent(s)Joe Mantegna
Arlene Vrhel

Gina Cristine "Gia" Mantegna (born April 17, 1990) is an American actress. She is known for her role as Devin Levin on American sitcom The Middle.

Personal life[edit]

Mantegna was born Gina Cristine Mantegna 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.[2]


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

On December 9, 2010, Mantegna was announced as the 2011 Miss Golden Globe for the 68th Annual Golden Globe Award Ceremony.[3]

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.


Film roles
Year Film Role Notes
2003 Uncle Nino Gina Micelli as Gia Mantegna(?)
2004 13 Going On 30 Gina as Gia Mantegna
2006 Unaccompanied Minors Grace Conrad as Gia Mantegna
2007 In the Land of Women Teenage Girl #3 as Gia Mantegna
2007 The Neighbor Ally as Gina Mantegna
2010 And Soon the Darkness Camila
2011 Apartment 143 Caitlin White
2011 Getting That Girl Mandy Meyers
2013 Empire State Vicky
2013 The Frozen Ground Debbie Peters
2013 Jake Squared Sarah
2014 California Scheming Chloe
2014 Ask Me Anything Jade
2014 Squatters Stephanie Straight-to-DVD film
2014 The Prince Beth
Year Title Role Notes
2017 Life After First Failure Christina CW Seed Series
Television roles
Year Film Role Notes
2005 Murder Book Claire Gilroy Television movie; as Gina Mantegna
2007 All I Want for Christmas Mary Television movie (Hallmark); as Gina Mantegna
2008, 2017 Criminal Minds Lindsey Vaughn/Carol Atkinson Recurring role (seasons 3 & 12); 4 episodes
2008–2009 The Secret Life of the American Teenager Patty Mary Episodes: "What Have You Done to Me?" (as Gina 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[4]
2015 Under the Dome Lily Walters Recurring role (season 3); 5 episodes


  1. ^ "Joe Mantegna Biography (1947–)". Retrieved 2011-12-07.
  2. ^ a b "Miss Golden Globe". Hollywood Foreign Press (HFPA). December 12, 2010. Archived from the original on 2012-01-21. Retrieved 2011-01-03.
  3. ^ "Meet Miss Golden Globe 2011: Gia Mantegna". InStyle Magazine. December 9, 2010. Retrieved 2015-08-07.
  4. ^ Swift, Andy (May 28, 2015). "Cheerleader Death Squad: CW Drama Could Live On In 'Different Form'". TVLine. Retrieved 2015-08-07.

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