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Actor Joe Mantegna quickly sells Toluca Lake Tudor for $4 million

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The two-story Tudor boasts an expansive great room with a theater, billiards room and pub-style bar.
(Adrian Van Anz)

Tony Award-winning actor Joe Mantegna wasted no time selling his Toluca Lake home. His Tudor-style manor came up for sale in late January for $4.195 million and had an offer in hand about a week later, according to the Multiple Listing Service. It sold for $4 million, or $195,000 less than the asking price.

Mantegna, whose myriad credits include “Three Amigos” and “The Godfather Part III,” paid $1.58 million for the property about three decades ago, public records show.

Built in 1989, the stately two-story has kept up nicely over the years with a charming half-timbered and brick facade. Inside, lattice windows, custom molding and rich hardwood floors bring character to formal living spaces.

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The most impressive space is the great room. Approached by illuminated stairs, it boasts a movie theater, game room and pub-style wet bar under dramatic vaulted ceilings punctuated by angled skylights.

The home’s 7,363 square feet also include four bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms, a foyer with a sweeping staircase, a wood-paneled office, formal living room, chandelier-topped dining room and a center-island chef’s kitchen.

French doors in the indoor-outdoor family room open onto a backyard patio and lawn, as well as a swimming pool surrounded by palm trees. A deck off the master suite overlooks the space from above.

Craig Strong of Compass handled both ends of the deal.

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Mantegna, 72, has been acting since the 1970s. He’s worked extensively with playwright David Mamet, appearing in his Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Glengarry Glen Ross” and his films “House of Games,” “Things Change” and “Homicide.” Since the 1990s, he has also voiced the role of Fat Tony in “The Simpsons.”


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