Birth Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Joseph Michael Manganiello was born on Dec. 28, 1976 in Pittsburgh, PA. He played football at Mt. Lebanon High School, where he also nurtured a passion for making films; often borrowing the school cameras to make films with his friends on weekends. Manganiello also took acting classes and starred in a production of "Oklahoma" during his senior year. After attending a year at the University of Pittsburgh, Manganiello became more serious about acting and signed up for the acting program at Carnegie Mellon University, where he graduated in 2000 with a degree in drama.
Shortly after graduation, he moved to Los Angeles and quickly landed his first feature film role in no less than "Spider-M... Continue Bio >>
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