Jonathan Mangum

Jonathan Mangum
Born (1971-01-16) January 16, 1971
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Occupation Actor, comedian
Years active 1993–present
Spouse(s) Leah Stanko (2001–present)
Children 2

Jonathan Mangum (born January 16, 1971) is an American actor and comedian. He was a cast member of the variety show The Wayne Brady Show and is the announcer for the game show Let's Make a Deal.

Early life

Mangum was born in Charleston, South Carolina and grew up in Alabama.[1] After high school, he moved to Orlando and graduated from the University of Central Florida with a degree in psychology.[1] While in Orlando, Mangum started his comedy career at the SAK Comedy Lab alongside Wayne Brady, whom he would later collaborate with in Drew Carey's Improv-A-Ganza, The Wayne Brady Show and Let's Make a Deal. He moved to Los Angeles in 1995 to pursue a career in comedy.[1]



Mangum guest-starred in several episodes as the owner of a web-based start-up company on The Drew Carey Show. He has toured with Drew Carey's Improv All-Stars, establishing himself as an improv comedian and was also a regular cast member on Drew Carey's Green Screen Show. At the beginning of 2011, he and Brady made guest appearances in the British comedy series Fast and Loose, an improv show similar to Whose Line Is It Anyway?. He was a regular performer in Drew Carey's Improv-a-ganza and occasionally joined co-stars Jeff Davis and Chip Esten in improvisational singing games. He has also made guest appearances on the revived Whose Line is it Anyway? in the summer of 2013.


Mangum made guest appearances on ER, Reno 911!, and Just Shoot Me!. In addition to his work in television and on stage, Mangum has also appeared in over 100 national American commercials. He has written for the Disney Channel and the N Network. He has twice written for director Ben Rock on the short films The Meeting and Conversations, which stars Curtis Armstrong.[1]

In 2012, Mangum starred in the ABC improv comedy series Trust Us with Your Life.[2]



Year Title Role Notes
1993 Clarissa Explains it All Blind date Episode: "Blind Date"
1994 Fortune Hunter Howard Episode: "Red Alert"
1994 SeaQuest DSV Covington Episode: "The Sincerest Form of Flattery"
1996 Roseanne Flip Episode: "Hoi Polloi Meets Hoiti Toiti "
1996 Goode Behavior Wyatt Episode: "Goode Grades"
1996 Married... with Children Hal Episode: "God Help Ye Merry Bundymen"
1998 Clueless Garrick Episode: "Labor of Love"
1998 USA High Marvin Episode: "Raphael's Proposal"
1999 Just Shoot Me! Brian Toliver Episode: "A Spy in the House of Me"
2000 ER Ryan Bradford Episode: "Homecoming"
2000–01 Strip Mall Josh MacIntosh 22 episodes
2002–03 30 Seconds to Fame Announcer 16 episodes
2002–04 The Drew Carey Show Scott 18 episodes
2003 Reno 911! Yokel Episode: "Dangle's Moving Day"
2006 Come On Over Dr. Jonathan Silliness Episode: "Brain Freeze"
2007 The 1/2 Hour News Hour various 5 episodes
2007 Pushing Daisies Bernard Slaybeck Episode: "Dummy"
2008 NCIS Special Agent Daniel Keating Episode: "Last Man Standing"
Let's Make A Deal Announcer
2010 The Sarah Silverman Program Matt Markus Episode: "A Slip Slope"
2011 Drew Carey's Improv-A-Ganza Himself 20 Episodes
2012 Trust Us With Your Life Himself 6 Episodes
Whose Line Is It Anyway? Himself Recurring


Year Title Role Notes
2007 The Bucket List Richard Comedy-drama film directed by Rob Reiner.[3]
2008 iGo to Japan Henri P'Twa Three-part episode directed by Steve Hoefer turned into a film.[4]
2009 Imagine That Franklin's associate Comedy film directed by Karey Kirkpatrick.[5]

Personal life

Mangum is married to Leah Stanko, a casting director, and they have two sons.


  1. 1 2 3 4 "Bio". Jonathan Mangum. Retrieved April 14, 2016.
  2. "About this show: Trust us with your life". The Futon Critic. Retrieved 7 July 2012.
  3. "The Bucket List". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved April 14, 2016.
  4. "iGo to Japan". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved April 14, 2016.
  5. "Imagine That". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved April 14, 2016.

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