Actor Joe Mantell Has Died (PHOTO)

Actor Joe Mantell, who is best known for his supporting acting roles, has died. He passed away September 29, 2010 at a hospital Tarzana, California at the age of 94.

Mantell appeared in several iconic movies such as ‘The Birds’, where he starred as a traveling salesman and as Angie, opposite Ernest Borgnine in the film ‘Marty’. The actor is best known for his simple, one liners. In the film ‘Chinatown’, where he co-starred movie veteran Jack Nicholson, he played as Gittes’ partner. Mantell had the closing lines in ‘Chinatown’, where he said, “Forget it, Jake, it’s Chinatown.”

During his career, Mantell had starred in an impressive 70 different roles.

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