Mandy Patinkin Overview

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Born: November 30, 1952

A talented stage and screen performer, Mandy Patinkin was born Mandel Bruce Patinkin in Chicago to parents Doris and Lester. His mother was a homemaker and cookbook writer while his father, prior to his death from cancer when Mandy was 19, operated a junk business called People's Iron and Metal Company. Mandy was their second child after their daughter Marsha. As a young teenager, Mandy began singing in a synagogue choir. It was his introduction to music, which turned into a lifelong passion. He... See All


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