Randolph Mantooth Biography

Randolph Mantooth is a well-known American actor. He has worked in television, documentaries, theatre as well as on the big screen. Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about him.

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Birthday: September 19, 1945

Nationality: American

Famous: Actors American Men

Age: 74 Years, 74 Year Old Males

Sun Sign: Virgo

Also Known As: Randy DeRoy Mantooth

Born Country: United States

Born in: Sacramento, California, United States

Famous as: Actor

Height: 6'1" (185 cm), 6'1" Males

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Family:

Spouse/Ex-: Kristen Connors (m. 2002), Rose Parra (m. 1978⁠ – div. ⁠1991)

father: Donald Mantooth

mother: Sadie Mantooth

siblings: Don Mantooth, Nancy Mantooth, Tonya Mantooth

Notable Alumni: American Academy Of Dramatic Arts

U.S. State: California

City: Sacramento

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education: Santa Barbara City College, San Marcos High School, American Academy of Dramatic Arts

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Randolph Mantooth is a well-known American actor. He has worked in television, documentaries, theatre as well as on the big screen. Mantooth was born in Sacramento, California, in the US. He studied acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, after which he was discovered by a talent agent of Universal Studios, while he was acting in a play named ‘Philadelphia, Here I Come’. He soon started appearing in guest roles in TV shows such as ‘Marcus Welby, MD’, ‘Alias Smith and Jones’, and ‘Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law’. His most significant work was in the action adventure medical drama ‘Emergency!’ which aired between 1972 and 1977. He appeared in all six seasons, in one of the main roles. The series has received generally positive reviews. He has also appeared in a few feature films such as ‘Agent Red’ and ‘Killer Holiday’. Other than acting, Mantooth is also a regular spokesperson for the ‘International Association of Firefighters’, as well as the ‘International Association of Fire Chiefs’ for health and safety or firefighters. He has received several awards as well for his work.

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Childhood & Early Life
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Career
  • Randolph Mantooth’s most important work in his career is the role of Firefighter Paramedic John Gage, a main role, in the action adventure medical drama series ‘Emergency!’. The series aired for six seasons between 1972 and 1977 six television movie specials as well. The show earned a lot of popularity, as it aired during a time when ambulance coverage in the US was rapidly expanding as well as changing. The series received mostly positive reviews.
  • He also appeared in few television films, including ‘Marriage: Year One’, (1971) ‘Vanished’ (1971), and ‘Terror at London Bridge’ (1985). His next important role was seen in the American submarine comedy series ‘Operation Petticoat’, in 1978 and 1979. He also appeared in the sitcom ‘Detective School’, in the role of Eddie Dawkins, one of the main characters.
  • In the late 1980s, he was seen in the American soap opera ‘Loving’, in a recurring role. It aired for 3169 episodes between 1983 and 1995. He also appeared in its spin-off ‘The City’.
  • In 1992 and 1993, he also appeared in the medical drama series ‘General Hospital’. The series featured in the Guinness World Records, for being the longest running American soap opera.
  • In 1999, he made his feature film debut in the action film ‘Enemy Action’. The film was about two Air Force officers, who are pursuing a stolen hightech bomb. The film received mostly negative reviews. In 2000, he played a main role in another action film ‘Agent Red’, which was also met with negative reviews. The story was about two soldiers who are stuck on a submarine with a group of terrorists, whose plan is to attack the US with a chemical weapon.
  • In 2000, he played a main role in another action film ‘Agent Red’, which was also met with negative reviews. The story was about two soldiers who are stuck on a submarine with a group of terrorists, whose plan is to attack the US with a chemical weapon.
  • Between 2003 and 2005, he had a recurring role in another long-running soap opera ‘As the World Turns’. The series which aired from 1956 to 2010, gained a lot of popularity throughout the years, and also received several awards and nominations.
  • In 2007, he was seen in the drama film ‘He Was a Quiet Man’. It was directed by Frank Cappello, and Mantooth’s performance in the movie received positive reviews.
  • He continued to appear in few other feature films such as ‘Bold Native’ (2010) and ‘Killer Holiday’ (2013). His last role on television was a guest role in the TV series ‘Sons of Anarchy’, in 2011.
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Major Works
  • Most significant work of Randolph Mantooth’s career was the medical drama series ‘Emergency! ‘, which aired between 1972 and 1977. The series also starred actors like Robert Fuller, Julie London, Kevin Tighe and Bobby Troup. Mantooth played a firefighter paramedic who works for the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
  • One of his other significant works include ‘He Was a Quiet Man’, a 2007 psychological drama film, directed by Frank Cappello. The film revolved around an insignificant office worker, named Bob Maconel, who often thinks about murdering his colleagues. Though the film didn’t do well commercially, it was met with mostly positive reviews.
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Family & Personal Life
  • Randolph Mantooth has been married twice. His first wife was Rose Parra. They got married in 1978 and divorced after thirteen years, in 1991. Later, in 2002, he married Kristen Connors.
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