Randolph Mantooth

Randolph Mantooth
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Randolph Mantooth Biography

Randolph Mantooth (born September 19, 1945) is an American character actor of stage, film and television. Mantooth is best known for his work in the 1970s medical drama, Emergency!, as Johnny Gage, a Los Angeles County Fire Department paramedic. He is also known for his work on the E! Network's program Talk Soup alongside host John Henson, and for having appeared in various soap operas starting in 1987.


Mantooth, the oldest of four children, was born in Sacramento, California, to Sadie and Donald (Buck) Mantooth. He is half Seminole. Because of his father's job in the construction industry, Mantooth's family lived in 24 states, finally settling in Santa Barbara, California, where he grew up. Even as a child, Mantooth was fascinated with acting. He attended San Marcos High School, where he further cultivated his passion in drama, which led him to become an actor. He graduated from high school in 1964 and then the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City, with a major in drama. One of his earlier jobs was as an elevator operator at the Madison Ave. Baptist Church and as a page at NBC Studios at Rockefeller Center in New York City. His very first paying job in life was as a newspapers boy for the local paper, the Coatesville Record, in Coatesville, Pennsylvania.

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Randolph Mantooth Awards

1997 Soap Opera Digest Awards Outstanding Supporting Actor "The City" (1995). Nominated
1996 Soap Opera Digest Awards Outstanding Male Scene Stealer "Loving" (1983). Nominated
1995 Soap Opera Digest Awards Outstanding Supporting Actor "Loving" (1983). Nominated
1990 Soap Opera Digest Awards Outstanding Hero: Daytime "Loving" (1983). Nominated