Mandy Patinkin

Mandy Patinkin

Date of Birth

Birthday: November 30
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois

Mandy Patinkin is an American actor and singer.

He is a noted interpreter of the musical works of Stephen Sondheim and is known for his work in musical theater, originating iconic roles such as Georges Seurat in Sunday in the Park with George and Ché in the original Broadway production of Evita, for which he received a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical.

Patinkin is well known for his portrayal of Inigo Montoya in the 1987 movie The Princess Bride. His other film credits include Yentl (1983), Alien Nation (1988), Dick Tracy (1990), and Wonder (2014).

Mandy Patinkin is an American actor and singer.

He is a noted interpreter of the musical works of Stephen Sondheim and is known for his work in musical theater, originating iconic roles such as Georges Seurat in Sunday in the Park with George and Ché in the original Broadway production of Evita, for which he received a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical.

Patinkin is well known for his portrayal of Inigo Montoya in the 1987 movie The Princess Bride. His other film credits include Yentl (1983), Alien Nation (1988), Dick Tracy (1990), and Wonder (2014).

He has appeared in major roles in television series such as Taxi, Picket Fences, The Larry Sanders Show, Homicide: Life on the Street, Touched by an Angel, Boston Public, Law & Order, Dead Like Me, and Criminal Minds.

For his role as Dr. Jeffrey Geiger on Chicago Hope, Patinkin has received two Primetime Emmy Award nominations, winning one, for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.  

In 2011, Patinkin began playing the role of counterterrorism operative Saul Berenson in the Showtime series Homeland. The role has earned him four Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.

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Awards & Nominations

7 Nominations | 1 Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series - 2018
  • Nominee
  • Mandy Patinkin, as Saul Berenson
  • Homeland
  • Showtime
  • Fox 21 Television Studios, Teakwood Lane Productions, Cherry Pie Productions, Keshet
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - 2017
  • Nominee
  • Mandy Patinkin, as Saul Berenson
  • Homeland
  • Showtime
  • Fox 21 Television Studios, Teakwood Lane Productions, Cherry Pie Productions, Keshet
Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series - 2014
  • Nominee
  • Mandy Patinkin, as Saul Berenson
  • Homeland
  • Showtime
  • Showtime Presents, Fox 21, Teakwood Lane Productions, Cherry Pie Productions, Keshet
Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series - 2013
  • Nominee
  • Mandy Patinkin, as Saul Berenson
  • Homeland
  • Showtime
  • Showtime Presents, Fox 21, Teakwood Lane Productions, Cherry Pie Productions, Keshet
Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series - 1999
  • Nominee
  • Mandy Patinkin, as Dr. Jeffrey Geiger
  • Chicago Hope
  • CBS
Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series - 1995
  • Winner
  • Mandy Patinkin, as Dr. Jeffrey Geiger
  • Chicago Hope
  • CBS
Kathryn Grody, Mandy Patinkin
Mandy Patinkin on the reed carpet at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards
Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin at the 68th Emmys Governors Ball.
Mandy Patinkin on the red carpet at the 67th Emmy Awards.
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Kathryn Grody, Mandy Patinkin
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Kathryn Grody and Mandy Patinkin on the red carpet at the 70th Emmy Awards. 

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Mandy Patinkin on the reed carpet at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards
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Mandy Patinkin on the reed carpet at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards.

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Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin at the 68th Emmys Governors Ball.
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Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin at the 68th Emmys Governors Ball.

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Mandy Patinkin on the red carpet at the 67th Emmy Awards.
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Mandy Patinkin on the red carpet at the 67th Emmy Awards.

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