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KELLY MANTLE can currently be seen in the feature film “Confessions Of A Womanizer” for which he made Oscars history by being the first person ever to be approved and considered by The Academy for both Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress. He is the first openly gender-fluid person to be considered for an Oscar. Kelly is also featured in the movie “Middle Man” alongside Jim O’Heir and Andrew J. West in theaters now.
Kelly has guest-starred on a whole bunch of TV shows like Rizzoli & Isles, Eagleheart, The New Normal, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Mike & Molly, New Adventures of Old Christine, Southland, CSI, Judging Amy, Nip/Tuck, Cold Case, Will & Grace, George Lopez, and a recurring role on NYPD Blue.
Kelly was also featured on LOGO’s stand-up comedy special, “DragTastic NYC.”” and season six of “RuPaul’s Drag Race.”
As a stage actor, Kelly has starred in over 50 plays in the theatre. Kelly wrote & starred in his critically-acclaimed one-person show “The Confusion Of My Illusion” which was produced at the Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Theatre at the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center.
As a singer, songwriter, and musician, Kelly has released three albums which have been hailed by critics everywhere. Kelly is currently in the studio finishing up his fourth album to be released in 2018.
Kelly grew up in Oklahomo like his uncle, the late great Mickey Mantle. (Yep…Kelly’s a switch-hitter too.) Kelly received a B.F.A. in Theatre from the University of Oklahoma and is a graduate of Second City in Chicago.