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Joe Manganiello is an American actor, producer, director, author, and Emmy Award winning narrator. He is best known for his roles as the werewolf Alcide Herveaux on the HBO series True Blood, and as Big Dick Richie in the Magic Mike films, as well as countless others. He guest starred as the dragonborn oathbreaker paladin/berserker Arkhan the Cruel in "The Final Ascent" (8x14) and "Vecna, the Ascended" (8x15).
- On Talks Machina, the host Brian Wayne Foster likes to "#ThankMyGuests" with names that are either mispronounced or wordplay that sounds close to their names. When Joe Manganiello was a guest in "Talks Machina #41: 'The Final Ascent'" (TMx41), his nickname was "Yo, Massive Fellow".