KELLY MANTLE recently made Oscars history by being the first openly non-binary person ever to be approved and considered by The Academy for both Supporting Actor and Supporting Actress for their role in the feature film, Confessions Of A Womanizer. Kelly can currently be seen as Sheila, a fan-favorite character in the OutTV/Amazon hit series, The Browns.
Kelly has guest-starred on numerous network television shows such as Lucifer, Modern Family,Mike & Molly, and Rizzoli & Isles to name a few. Kelly was featured in LOGO’s stand-up comedy special DragTastic NYC and also had an meteoric appearance on RuPaul's Drag Race.
As a stage actor, Kelly has starred in more than 50 plays including The Confusion Of My Illusion, Kelly’s critically-acclaimed solo show which premiered at the Los Angeles LGBTQ Center. As a singer, songwriter, and musician, Kelly has released three critically acclaimed albums and is currently working on their fourth.
Kelly grew up in Oklahoma like their uncle, the late great Mickey Mantle. (Yep...Kelly's a switch-hitter too.) Kelly received a B.F.A. in Theatre from the University of Oklahoma and is also a graduate of Second City in Chicago.