Well, to make a long story short, Mandy Patinkin is Jewish!
Since Mandy Patinkin's mother is Jewish, and in Judaism one's religion is based on one's mother's religion, then that makes him also Jewish. His father is Jewish too.
Mandy Patinkin (who's full birth name is Mandel Bruce Patinkin) was born on November 30, 1952 in Chicago, Illinois.
Patinkin is best known for appearing as Inigo Montoya in Rob Reiner's 1987 film The Princess Bride, as Saul Berenson in the Showtime series Homeland, and as SSA Jason Gideon on the crime-drama television series Criminal Minds.
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