2018-12-03

  • Faith: Christian - Catholic
  • Career: Actor
  • Birthday:  December 28, 1976
  • Fun Faith Fact!: Manganiello wanted to be an actual werewolf when he was a child and prayed every day that God would transform him. Now, he plays a werewolf on “True Blood.”

Joe Manganiello was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and attended Catholic school. He began acting in order to become a better filmmaker. He transferred to Carnegie Mellon School of Drama after a year at the University of Pittsburgh. He appeared in Sam Raimi’s “Spider-Man” two years after graduating from Carnegie Mellon. He went on to take roles in a variety of films, but one of his best known roles is that of werewolf Alcide Herveaux in the HBO TV series “True Blood.”


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