Joseph Michael Manganiello is an American actor. His professional film career began when he played Flash Thompson in Sam Raimi's Spider-Man. His breakout role came in the form of werewolf Alcide Herveaux on five seasons of the HBO series True Blood. Manganiello is also known for his roles in films such as Magic Mike, Magic Mike XXL, Pee-wee's Big Holiday, What to Expect When You're Expecting, and Sabotage, among others. In late 2013, he became a published author when his first book, Evolution, was released by Simon & Schuster's Gallery Books. His directorial debut came in 2014 with the documentary feature La Bare, which he also produced and financed. Manganiello is also known for his role in How I Met Your Mother as Brad. In 2017 he won a Mid-Atlantic Emmy as the narrator of the documentary Pittsburgh Is Home: The Story of the Penguins, which documented the first 50 years of history of the Pittsburgh Penguins hockey team.
|Born:||Joseph Michael Manganiello, December 28, 1976, Mt. Lebanon, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.|
|Education:||University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University (BFA)|
|Home town:||Mt. Lebanon Township, Pennsylvania, U.S.|
|Twitter:||Joe Manganiello's Twitter profile|
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|IMDb:||Joe Manganiello's IMDb|
About Joe Manganiello
Best known for his role as a werewolf in HBO's True Blood, he's had recurring television roles on ER, One Tree Hill, and How I Met Your Mother.
He made his official acting debut in the 2002 film version of Spider-Man, a role he auditioned for only a short time after moving out to Los Angeles.
He was a roadie for the band Goldfinger and became good friends with lead singer, John Feldmann.
He dated actress Demi Moore in 2012, and in November 2015, he married Modern Family star Sofia Vergara.
He reunited with former Carnegie Mellon University classmate Matthew Bomer onscreen in an episode of his show White Collar and in the 2012 film Magic Mike.
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