Joe Manganiello

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Joe Manganiello
Joe Manganiello July 2015.jpg
Manganiello in July 2015
Born Joseph Michael Manganiello
December 28, 1976 (1976-12-28) (age 40)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Alma mater University of Pittsburgh
Occupation Actor, director, producer, author, philanthropist
Years active 2002–present
Home town Mt. Lebanon Township, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Spouse(s) Sofía Vergara (m. 2015)

Joseph Michael "Joe" Manganiello (/ˌmæŋɡəˈnɛl/ MANG-gə-NEL-oh; Italian pronunciation: [maŋɡaˈnjɛllo]; born December 28, 1976) is an American actor, director, producer, author and philanthropist.

He played Flash Thompson in Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy and had many recurring roles in television on ER, How I Met Your Mother, and One Tree Hill, before landing his breakout role as werewolf Alcide Herveaux on the HBO television series True Blood.

He is set to portray the supervillain Deathstroke in Zack Snyder's upcoming 2017 movie Justice League and in Ben Affleck's upcoming 2018 Batman movie.

Manganiello has appeared in movies such as Magic Mike, What to Expect When You're Expecting, and Sabotage.

In late 2013, he became a published author when his first book, Evolution, was released by Simon & Schuster's Gallery Books.[1] He is active with several charities, including Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, and he serves on the committee of The Art of Elysium.

In 2015, he married Sofía Vergara after three months of dating. They now live in Los Angeles, California.

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