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Michael Mantenuto Wiki Biography
Michael Mantenuto was born on 13 May 1981 in Holliston, Massachusetts, USA, and was best known as the actor who portrayed Jack O’Callahan in ‘’Miracle’’, although he never pursued acting on a more serious level. Additionally, he was a college ice hockey player, and non-commissioned officer in the US Army. He passed away in 2016.
So just how rich was Michael Mantenuto? According to authoritative sources, this actor had a net worth of over $1 million, with his wealth being accumulated from his career in the previously mentioned fields.
Michael Mantenuto Net Worth $1 Million
Michael was a student of the University of Maine, where he played ice hockey for the Maine Black Bears men’s squad. He then moved to the University of Massachusetts in Boston, and spent a season playing for the ice hockey team of that university. His hockey skills allowed him to get his first acting gig later on.
Besides being an ice hockey player, Mantenuto was most importantly an actor. He made his debut in 2004 with the role of Jack O’Callahan, one of the main characters of ‘’Miracle’’, a biography drama that follows the story of Herb Books, the coach who led the 1980 US Olympic hockey team to victory, and on this project, Michael had a chance to work alongside actors such as Kurt Russell, Patricia Clarkson and Noah Emmerich. ‘’Miracle’’ ended up receiving mostly positive responses, and was rewarded with two awards – Movies for Grownups Award for Best Intergenerational Film and ESPY Award for Best Sports Movie, both in 2015. Additionally, the movie was nominated for four awards such as Critics Choice and Movies for Grownups Awards, and grossed $64.5 million at the box office, so boosting Michael’s net worth.
Working on such a movie certainly helped Michael gain more recognition among the audience, and in 2006 he landed the role of Shafe in television movie ‘’Dirtbags’’, which received generally positive response. His last acting gig was in 2008 in ‘’Surfer, Dude’’, which was written and directed by S.R. Bindler, and follows the story of a surfer experiencing an existential crisis allowed Mantenuto to collaborate with actors such as Matthew McConaughey, Alexie Gilmore, Jeffrey Nordling and Woody Harrelson. Overall, Michael had three acting gigs.
In addition to playing ice hockey and acting, Michael was also enlisted into the US Army, working on the position of a Special Forces communications sergeant as a part of HHC, 1st Special Forces Group. Later on, it was revealed that he was rewarded with the Army Commendation Medal in addition to three Good Conduct Medals and three Army Achievement Medals. Besides that, he earned the medal for Global War on Terrorism Service. Unfortunately, Michael committed suicide at the age of 35, reason unidentified.
When it comes to Michael’s private life he didn’t share information regarding that topic, and we don’t have any record of his relationships.
|Net Worth||$1 Million|
|Date Of Birth||May 13, 1981|
|Died||April 24, 2017|
|Place Of Birth||Holliston, Massachusetts, USA|
|Education||University of Maine, University of Massachusetts|
|Parents||Kerry Lee Barton, Ed Mantenuto|
|1||I was working on this fishing boat trapping eels before I got cast in this movie, so I felt like I was stepping off a boat and into a dream.|
|2||It's always been my intention to pursue an acting career. Fortunately, my hockey background helped open the door for me to do that." - on his movie debut in "Miracle|
|1||Working on a new comedy series called "Dirtbags" with actress Melissa Joan Hart that should air on FOX later this year.|
|2||Was roommates with UMaine Black Bears teammate Todd Jackson before transferring to UMass. Jackson was recruited by the Detroit Red Wings in 2004.|
|3||Mother is a therapist.|
|4||Was recruited to play hockey by Boston University, University of Maine and University of New Hampshire before ultimately deciding on Maine.|
|5||Played for the Walpole Junior Stars in the Eastern Junior Hockey League for three years before he was recruited by the University of Maine in 2000.|
|6||His father taught him how to skate and play hockey from the moment he could walk, while his sisters learned how to figure skate.|
|7||Has three sisters.|
|8||Attended Holliston High School.|
|9||His father Ed, who was the assistant principal and hockey coach at Holliston High School, suffered a near-fatal stroke in 1993 that left him temporarily paralyzed and mute for three years. After years of rehab, he was able to walk and talk (at a slower pace) again.|
|10||His last name is the past participle of the Italian verb "mantenere," which means "to maintain."|
|11||Father is Ed Mantenuto.|
|12||Got into a fight on the ice with another player who picked on him and other guys during tryouts for "Miracle". He apologized to director Gavin O'Connor afterwards, to which Gavin responded, "No, that was good," and cast him as Jack O'Callahan, the defenseman dubbed "the first one to drop his gloves."|
|13||Has a daughter.|
|14||Transferred to University of Massachusetts - Boston in 2001.|
|15||Father is a hall monitor at Algonquin Regional High School in Northborough, Massachusetts.|
|16||Worked on a fishing boat in Gloucester, Massachusetts.|
|17||Played hockey for the University of Maine but ended up quitting due to a coaching change.|
|Surfer, Dude||2008||House Poser|
|From Hockey to Hollywood: Actors' Journeys||2004||Video documentary short||Himself|