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Paul Mantee (born January 9, 1931) is an American film and television actor.

Mantee was born Paul Marianetti in San Francisco, California. A journalism major at San Mateo Junior College, Mantee enlisted in the US Navy for four years during the Korean War[1] that made him decide on acting as a career.

He made a great number of guest appearances in well-known television shows and starred in a handful of films, including a cult classic, Robinson Crusoe on Mars. A restored version of the film was released in 2007 by The Criterion Collection.

Mantee also authored two novels, In Search of the Perfect Ravioli (Ballantine Books, 1991) and Bruno of Hollywood (Ballantine Books, 1994).

He is married to actress Ann Newman.



  1. p.192 Weaver, Tom Paul Mantee Inteview Science Fiction and Fantasy Film Flashbacks McFarland

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