Thursday, July 24, 2008


Joe Mantegna, who plays David Rossi a FBI Criminal Profiler on Criminal Minds TV Drama Series, plays a 50 something business owner who plays the game of love with the star (Molly) in “The Starter Wife.”

‘The Starter Wife’ is about a rich Hollywood wife who’s husband has recently dropped the news of his intention of divorcing her. Debra Messing stars as The Starter Wife by the name of Molly. Molly has to endure the harsh and ridiculous reality of Hollywood’s in status to a Starter Wife after her divorce from her successful Hollywood husband. Molly as to start a new life as her old Brentwood friend have shunned her.

Joe Mantegna plays Lou Manahan, the new lover to Molly. Lou just so happens to be Molly’s newly divorcing husband’s boss. Their relationship quickly becomes mutually beneficial in unexpected ways.

Joe Mantegna is a TV, Movie, Theater, and Director veteran. He has won a number of awards, including a Tony Award , Best Actor Award at the Venice Film Festival, and directed critically acclaimed productions. Some of his most popular films, shows, and productions are The Godfather III, Weeds, The Money Pit, Bugsy, Homicide, House Of Games, The Last Don, The Last Don II and many more not to mention his recent voice over in “The Simpsons”.

With all of that said, Joe Mantegna will still be playing David Rossi on Criminal Minds in Season 4 now in production.