"Everybody says, 'Aren't you tired of being recognized for doing "Emergency!"?' No. I'm remembered for something that changed emergency medicine forever. That actually saved lives. How lucky can any one person be?"
About This Interview
In his two-hour-and-forty-five-minute Archive interview, Randolph Mantoooth talks about his early years and what made him want to pursue a career in acting. He speaks of early television appearances on The Virginian, The Bold Ones, and the made-for-television movie The Bravos. He discusses at length playing the role of paramedic "Johnny Gage" on the Jack Webb-produced series Emergency!. He details working with the cast of Emergency!, recounts storylines, and describes the sets and equipment he worked with while on the show. Mantooth talks about his real life encounters with paramedics, and what his role on Emergency! meant to them. He discusses his post-Emergency! career with guest starring roles on The Fall Guy, Charlie's Angels and Fantasy Island, and a recent guest spot on Sons of Anarchy. He also outlines his daytime drama career, with appearances on Loving, General Hospital, All My Children and As the World Turns. Amy Harrington conducted the interview on December 13, 2013 in North Hollywood, CA.