Oscar Actors: Mantell, Joe

In 1955, Joe Mantell was nominated for the Supporting Actor Oscar in Marty, which won the Best Picture, Best Director, and other awards.

As Angie, the hero’s pal, Mantell gave a funny and incisive performance that embodied the image of the futile male.

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Joe Mantell competed with Jack Lemmon, who won for Mr. Roberts,” Arthur Kennedy in “Trial,” Sal Mineo in “Rebel Without a Cause,” and Arthur O’Connell in “Picnic.”