As Special Projects Manager at Profiles in History, Jon Mankuta is an expert in research and authenticating Hollywood props and wardrobe. The Long Island Native's first love is acting and from 2002-2006 he was a regular cast member on Saturday Night Live. Additional credits include All My Children, Hawaii Five-0, and he has also worked on various film projects and as a voice over artist.
Jon is also an avid comic book collector — stockpiling numerous original comic books art and is considered an expert in the field. He also collects children's vintage food packaging including candy wrappers and cereal boxes. An easygoing guy, Jon tries to infuse humor and color into every consignment.
Joe talks to 'Star Trek' alum George Takei about phasers and what the sets on the television show were really like.
Acclaimed Hollywood director Frank Darabont gives you a look into some of his most prized possessions and talks about why he loves collecting.
One man controls the destiny of these hollywood treasures. Hollywood Treasure Tuesdays at 10/9c.